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Melvin
26-12-2004, 02:02 AM
If you could live in any decade (and you can include ones you've actually lived in) which would it be?

For me it'd be the 70's. Musically alone it was amazing. Here are just some of the names (and forgive me if I miss some that other people are fans of, just tack them on the thread).

Aerosmith
AC/DC
Black Sabbath
Deep Purple
Eric Clapton
Jethro Tull
KISS
Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd
Queen
Styx
The Eagles
The Buzzcocks
The Clash
The Jam
The Rolling Stones
The Sex Pistols
The Who
Van Halen

Which decade would you pick? You can pick for any reason, fashion, music, film, anything.

Richard
26-12-2004, 02:08 AM
I have many, but if I had to choose it'll be the 60s. The Golden Age of innocence.

Fashion
Simply amazing. Flooded pants and suede shoes. Cardigans and crew cuts. Like the 50s, this era had the best fashion. The guys were so plain, and the women had the best hairstyles, now... mohawks and streaks.

Music
To die for, really. If you think otherwise, you can die too.

Films
The movies during this era are surprisingly good. I now have favorites.

Runners: 40s, 50s, and the 70s (mainly due to Dazed & Confused).

frodo1511
26-12-2004, 02:14 AM
Sorry, but I'm sticking in the present-technology, sports, and movies, please.

Richard
26-12-2004, 02:19 AM
Sorry, but I'm sticking in the present-technology, sports, and movies, please.

Yeah... you'd never survive anyway, no Halo and all.

Jacoby
26-12-2004, 02:23 AM
1870's. It would be so awesome to live back then. I guess I just like the idea of being able to raise a family on a farm somewhere and not have to worry about all these annoyances of modern times.

frodo1511
26-12-2004, 02:31 AM
Yeah... you'd never survive anyway, no Halo and all.

Or without the Lord of the Rings in picture form, as well as no surround sound.

But, if I had no choice, I'd choose the middle ages(screw the 1900's).

JackYang
26-12-2004, 03:17 AM
Sorry, but I'm sticking in the present-technology, sports, and movies, please.

Agreed! :)

Scott
26-12-2004, 03:25 AM
Back when the dinosaurs were around, it'll be just like Jurassic Park

frodo1511
26-12-2004, 03:27 AM
Back when the dinosaurs were around, it'll be just like Jurassic Park

And you'd get eaten by a Tyrannosaurus, eh?

Scott
26-12-2004, 03:29 AM
Nah, I'll kick it's ass. It can't be any different to wrestling a crocodile.

CFC
26-12-2004, 03:31 AM
3000 would be cool.

deviljet88
26-12-2004, 03:47 AM
How old are we assuming we are to be for the years we want to live in? I don't mind present day, though a bit into the future wouldn't do any harm :D

IBO
26-12-2004, 03:55 AM
I'm with Scott. We'll fight the dinosaurs together.
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JackYang
26-12-2004, 07:27 AM
I'm with Scott. We'll fight the dinosaurs together.

Let's see with fists? :D

Dionysus
26-12-2004, 11:46 AM
60's
the music is the best that ever will be, theres no disputing that, and the spirit of the era is intoxicatingly free, even with the government being so conservative
id move to london and chill out in the early 60's with The Stones, Eric Clapton, Graham Bond Org., Alexis Korner and The Who etc etc etc before anyone ever heard of them, see what Brian Jones was like before he went funny, drop alot of LSD, have alot of sex and enjoy life
i have long hair now so all i'd need would be a paisley shirt and skin tight jeans and i'd fit right in
AHHHH IF ONLY!!!

Melvin
26-12-2004, 02:11 PM
60's would've been my second choice but for the punk era the 70s took it for me. The Stones were pretty dull in the 60s, they became the Stones we know in the 70s.

Anyway, Deviljett88: I never really thought about how old you'd be in the decade. I suppose, off the top of my head, a young adult, old enough to enjoy the full pleasures of the decade but not too old. Say mid 20s?

Narg
26-12-2004, 10:45 PM
...and not have to worry about all these annoyances of modern times.

Including medicine..

Middle ages frodo :S ?, yeah lets all get the plauge.

I'd say right now, or furthur into the future a couple of hundred years.

frodo1511
26-12-2004, 10:50 PM
Middle ages frodo :S ?, yeah lets all get the plauge.


I'd be in a time and place where I wouldn't have to worry about the Black Death. You have to think positive.

Ashley
26-12-2004, 11:07 PM
1870's. It would be so awesome to live back then. I guess I just like the idea of being able to raise a family on a farm somewhere and not have to worry about all these annoyances of modern times.

Agreed on that one. What you don't know you don't miss. So much more relaxed I would think. Although every decade has their problems.

Kelsey
27-12-2004, 03:10 AM
Berkeley in the sixties. I would totally be a hippy. Or I would want to live in London or Paris in the early 1900s or late 1800s.

frodo1511
27-12-2004, 04:20 AM
Ooohhh...London and Paris in the 1870's would be awesome, all the great Hollywood monsters were around in that time(at least, in Van Helsing).

duckula
27-12-2004, 11:14 AM
1930s. Art deco and the road to global war, what's not to love?

Jules
27-12-2004, 11:39 AM
fav decade? right now. can't live without modern bathrooms or the internet..... but I love all the fighting with achery..... but,... nope. too big risk of dying young and stupid

Richard
27-12-2004, 07:20 PM
Berkeley in the sixties. I would totally be a hippy.

And you'd be a nice hippy, because hippies are nice.

PhoeniX
28-12-2004, 11:25 AM
Sometime in the 1600's, Typhoid, the constant threat of plague, the great fire of London, the gunpowder plot and being burnt at the stake for witchcraft because you have 6 fingers would be fun, and all the superstitions.

hasselbrad
28-12-2004, 12:25 PM
1970s...the decade before the decade fun went away.
Sex couldn't kill you, yet.
Rock music was at its zenith.
Alabama won 3 National Championships.
What's not to like?

DefyingGravity
28-12-2004, 06:28 PM
And you'd be a nice hippy, because hippies are nice.

And you'd be a stoned hippy, because hippies are stoned.

Middle ages? Yeah, who needs government? :err:

Melvin
28-12-2004, 06:30 PM
I like Hasselbrad.

Kelsey
28-12-2004, 11:24 PM
Yeah, when I said I would be a hippy, I was fully aware of all that that entails.

Nick
29-12-2004, 08:41 AM
I don't think I'd want to live in the 70's I'm not too fond of Disco. I think the 60's would be the best simply for the fact that Jimi Hendrix played at Woodstock in that era. I mean have you heard that mans version of the National Anthem. Oh yeah and then there's "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady." Although I will admit as much as I hate Disco the 70's did have some good groups like Pink Floyd and of course Led Zeppelin. But over all I'd say the 60's would be the best decade.

frodo1511
29-12-2004, 02:19 PM
Memorial Day, 1977.
Guess.

Jacoby
29-12-2004, 04:12 PM
Cliff, would you go to Feudal Japan with me? So I can meet Musashi and train under him, and you can practice your ninjutsu then we could get married and have 7 babies? Those kids would have strength and stealth. Think of the children, Cliff.

Anyway, I changed my mind. Feudal Japan. I want to be a samurai. I wouldn't be Italian, I'd be the much more sleek looking Japanese. Musashi and I would PWN!

seventhson
29-12-2004, 05:56 PM
Personally, I understand why others may disagree, but my choice would be the 1980's because life was good. I was single, in love with a beautiful girl who loved me back, had a great job that paid me more than I deserved. Yeah, the music was on a decline, but my cassette & record players still worked and I could crank-up an LP of Sevie Ray Vaughan on my 400-watt stereo as loud as I wanted because I had just bought my first house, lived alone and threw kick-ass parties like only a single dude could.
I had a mustache and a glass of champagne back then.
Turn off the radio & put in an 8-track tape, dude.

Peace,
(-: SeventhSon :-)

Dionysus
30-12-2004, 12:57 AM
The Stones were pretty dull in the 60s, they became the Stones we know in the 70s.

depends what you like
i prefer the stones first albums when they were more blues than rock, and i prefer the stones with Brian
in the 60's Brian WAS the stones, not Mick & Keith, Brian was also one of the first slide guitarists in England
yeah they did their more popular stuff in the 70's but IMO, theyre early stuff was supurb

Melvin
30-12-2004, 03:30 PM
We'll have to agree to disagree. I definitely prefer The Stones from the 70s, and I happen to think Mick & Keith defined The Stones. That's just my opinion though, and as you say, depends what you like. I didn't really like the early Stones stuff at all.