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Praetorianus November 1st, 2014 1:58am

Could you imagine to be happy with this lifestyle: you have a bottomless credit card but are only allowed to own what you can carry. No house, no car, but you sleep in hotels, eat in restaurants and use cabs and public transportation first class.

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11/01/14 11:20 pm

No way. Impossible to carry all my clothes, shoes, makeup, computers, books, etc. Unless I am allowed to continually rent a road crew and trucks.

OhTheIrony Learning from you
11/01/14 10:06 pm

That's the dream. I don't need to own many things and I want to travel the world.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
11/01/14 4:03 pm

Good poll question. I think I could swing it.

davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
11/01/14 12:33 pm

I live that life at least half of the year and it sucks.
Always new hotel, new rental car, new restaurant, new airplane, new state, city country; yet it always seems the same.

RepMorris Pennsylvania
11/01/14 9:35 am

On second thought. No, it would be awful to only have what I could carry.

Atheist A sheep amidst wolves
11/01/14 8:52 am

That's basically the ultimate travel setup. I could definitely travel the world, visiting friends and family along the way, for the rest of my life.

HammeringMan Gods Away On Business
11/01/14 6:45 am

I'm in! We don't really own anything anyway. We just get to use things until it wears out or we do! Hotels make great homes, you don't have to move every night.

11/01/14 7:30 am

I'm in too. It sounds much simpler. Not to mention the clothes you could buy on a regular basis because you'd have too.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/01/14 6:16 am

Taking a motorcycle that doesn't really fit me every time I want to go for a ride, or a car that isn't really suitable every time I want to go on a trip? No tools (I fix and build things for fun, not because I'm cheap)? No hobbies? No thanks.

11/01/14 6:05 am

What if I'm renting an apartment, furniture...? I think it would be fun. If I won the lottery I would probably quit my job and travel the world anyway.

ThePhlegm The Lone Star State
11/01/14 6:01 am

When I was single and had no kids, yes. Now, not on your life.

runschmoopie WNY
11/01/14 6:01 am

I can carry my bike, so I'm guessing I can still own that... Then I could totally live that lifestyle.

ludophile following back from IL
11/01/14 5:59 am

I can imagine being happy with such a life. It would take some getting used to.

11/01/14 4:52 am

No, it would mean losing all my progress in all of my PS1, PS2 PS3, PE4, N64, Gamecube, Wii, GBC, GBA, DS, 3DS- blah blah blah etc etc itnwould be terrible because gaming is awesome and I would lose all my saved data and a large part of my childhood.

Wackacrat Harford County
11/01/14 3:06 am

Hell yeah! I will see the world!

Isomax TIC TOC
11/01/14 2:21 am

I think I could live like that but I would have to have a full understanding of what my mission was and why it required me to exist as such. It would take some dedication.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/01/14 12:30 am

I love living here but right now it is raining out I like for my head in a blanket of my body

missmorganmarie ...
10/31/14 9:22 pm

Great question

KudosToYou California
10/31/14 8:04 pm

Probably not, I like all my art supplies.

Maj Worth Economist
10/31/14 10:22 pm

Yeah. I actually have hobbies that make me feel just slightly more of an awesome person than my desire to travel. So much as I like to see places, I wouldn't be able to stand it.

skinner Wisconsin
10/31/14 7:45 pm

I could deal with that. It would be inconvenient, but better than working. I would just travel the world staying in Ritz-Carlton hotels and dining at the best restaurants in the area.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
10/31/14 7:43 pm

Would hate that. Don't like public transportation and what I want most is a paid for house with a big deck with a really nice yard.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/31/14 7:45 pm

You could be an itinerant preacher. Jesus was, and without the credit card. But alas, hospitality there and then was a value, unlike here and now.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/31/14 7:59 pm

True, and I could sling a djembe over one shoulder and still play.

Cole12 ...
10/31/14 7:13 pm

That's my dream lifestyle. Please sign me up!

Axl752 NY
10/31/14 7:00 pm

That would be awesome. I would spend my entire life exploring the world.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/31/14 7:00 pm

Oh yes, I'm single with no ties. I'd travel. I have a few items of sentimental value I'd gift to my sister, so I technically don't own them but can see them on visits - you know, photo albums and diaries.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/31/14 7:01 pm

Inspired by action novel character Jack Reacher. He lives that way, sans the credit card, he has to work.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
10/31/14 7:44 pm

Read one of his books, it was good, but would hate it