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    Glowy Goopy Goodness The_Liquid_Laser's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfy View Post
    I was just listening to Gangstarr Work and it made me think, I think I have never seen a thread on this. Is there one? Maybe there isn't. Anyway, what did you want to be when you grew up?

    I can remember wanting to be a film director.
    I never wanted to grow up.
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    I wanted to be a lot of things:

    - Scientist ("because scientists know everything")
    - Stand up comedian ("because I like being funny")
    - Journalist ("because they can travel and be on tv")
    - Politician ("because they can change the world")
    - Writer ("because I like writing")

    Now I know that I don't have enough talent for any of these things.
    I was sitting outside the classroom waiting to go in, and I saw an airplane hit the tower. The TV was obviously on. I used to fly myself and I said, "There's one terrible pilot."
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    when i was really young i wanted to be a dancer or an actress...then i wanted to be a psychiatrist...then i wanted to be a social worker...then i wanted to open a super cool store....then i wanted to design furniture...then i wanted to be a glass blower...then an art dealer...then open a cafe that had great art and musicians...then...and then...etc...etc
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    I wanted to be an air hostess as i wanted to travel the world.

    Then i wanted to be a psychologist. Loved the subject.

    Then i became realistic and took opportunities as they arose. Boring.
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    As a kid I wanted to be a scientist, writer or maybe a vet. Probably astronaut, monk and psychologist were in there somewhere.

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    A scientist!

    I wanted to make Pokemon real.



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    Magic.

    Like I thought it was a real thing, being magic. More than just what magicians did.

    Still do. :spam2:

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    Scientist, and guess where I am? (uni, studying physics, chemistry and math). I don't know, I just looked back to my early school year book not long ago, and I had drawn myself holding a flask, with a lab coat on and stuff. I forgot about that all the way up until the end of school.

    I noticed that just about everyone else wanted to be policemen, firefighters, truck drivers, hair dressers, army men (X 100)... I felt kinda weird.

    All of the other professions I encountered at school seemed insecure. I may have liked them, but I felt that they were dangerous.
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    Did I already answer this?

    Real things I told people I wanted to be:

    A doctor, but first I would be a nurse (before 6th grade)
    A primatologist (I wrote this down on my 10th grade PSAT and as math/science were always my weakest subjects and primatology is pretty...specific I got NO literature from colleges to pursue this passion that lasted all of 1 year..I read too much hippie environmentalist propaganda I guess)
    A feminist psychologist (I really had my eyes set on this bad from age 11 or so), I also wanted to open my own co-ed school with a social justice agenda and that taught gender equality to boys and girls
    The First Asian [Immigrant] Female Governor of California (thanks Arnold for kicking down doors for me HAHAHA)
    Or just a general everday elected official working in national politics
    A diplomat
    A journalist
    A Working Artist - i.e. a filmmaker, writer, fashion designer, animator or stylist


    ^^ Soooo in line with ENFP, I know

    I did eventually get my BA in political science from a women's college that sends a lot of women's libbers to the capitol (LOL) and I have been smattering in "the applied arts" since that time as well.

    Now I'm looking to get a proper art education and live the dream, baby!

    See, we continually grow up and up and up until we can't grow up no more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by King-Of-Despair View Post
    I just looked back to my early school year book not long ago, and I had drawn myself holding a flask, with a lab coat on and stuff. I forgot about that all the way up until the end of school.
    Awww, so cute.





    EDIT: I forgot to add that I wanted to be a yoga instructor, a designer, and a filmmaker for a while, too.

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