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    What's the point of asking questions similar in tone to, "Would you rape a baby to save your child's life?" What are you trying to get at -- just trying to figure out whether people would let their own innocent child die versus someone else's innocent child?

    What would you do?

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    Pretty much in life if given a choice between another child vs their own, people invariably pick their own child. We do this daily. I make money to buy my children the necessities of life while letting some child in the world, somewhere out there, go without. Questions like this are simply more explicit about the decision.
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    Checklist:

    * Rob a bloodbank
    * Spill blood
    * Fool demon
    * Get child back
    * Stash kid safely
    * Circle back to vanquish demon with witchcraft and go Willow on his ass.

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    Didn't bother reading the thread, but the title immediately brought this scene to mind:

    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    No. Because, on principal, I refuse to participate in hypothetical lose-lose scenarios.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedruM View Post
    I don't make deals with demons. I would unfortunately have to let my child die.

    And then I would spend the rest of my life hunting and torturing the demon.
    Uh, no. Based on your answers to others, you made it clear that you can't kill or thwart the demon.

    You can basically only agree to let your child die (or not), and the demon remains beyond reach.
    Nothing else is on the table.

    So at that point, answer the question: Do you let your child die, or do you kill another's child?
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    Family comes first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer View Post
    So at that point, answer the question: Do you let your child die, or do you kill another?
    Kill another all day long.

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    Alternatively, aid someone with assisted euthanasia if i have to produce a body
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    This is the dumbest scenario I've heard all day.
    I've had this ice cream bar, since I was a child!

    Each thought's completely warped
    I'm like a walkin', talkin', ouija board.

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    Solution: Indirectly convince demon to also kidnap Harrison Ford's family as well.. contact Harrison Ford under the guise of assisting him in the recovery of his family (which he'll just ignore you & undertake the whole task himself, anyway).

    I mean, that's sort of his "thing," ain't it?



    Obviously, he will destroy the demon by blowing it up.. somehow..
    and your kid will be saved.
    /end
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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