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Praetorianus December 10th, 2015 6:04am

You are invited to live in an underground room for a year, part of a scientific experiment. No sunlight, no human contact but you have internet and are being fed whatever you want, caviar, champagne, you name it. Your old job isn't lost. You...

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biker4life Texas
12/10/15 6:56 pm

Bring it on, I'm up for the challenge.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
12/10/15 5:30 pm

Sounds like a pretty sweet deal, and what we learn might get us one step closer to moving to Mars. If my wife will go along with it, I'll do it.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
12/10/15 5:33 pm

It also sounds like most of the plot of "Ascension".

susanr Colorado
12/10/15 4:31 pm

Nope. At my age, a year without contact with family & friends, and without being able to go for walks outside, wouldn't be something I'd want.

slickspin Heart of Texas
12/10/15 3:50 pm

If it's large enough for a workout area and lap pool. How much $$$

mumsie west virginia
12/10/15 1:59 pm

Maybe if you throw in 10 million bucks at the end of the year...

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
12/10/15 1:18 pm

Am I getting paid? If I'm getting paid a good deal of money, I may. Otherwise, no.

GenericProfile Custom Tags Are Gay
12/10/15 1:07 pm

If it's a radical amount of money, definitely.

shnibbydawhale Nihilist
12/10/15 10:27 am

If I'm getting paid yeah

jvberg Winter has Come
12/10/15 10:07 am

As long as I'm being paid I can survive

dfish at home
12/10/15 8:57 am

Unless I'm getting paid somewhere north of $250,000, I think I'll decline

AppleCougar08 TEXAS
12/10/15 8:41 am

Sound similar to what I do now.

sea California
12/10/15 7:50 am

Nah I want to be a father for my kids.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
12/10/15 7:38 am

Well, considering I used to spend 6 months a year underwater on submarines, this is a far better deal. But has to be involved. It would take at least 750k to get me to do this.

Khonjin Minnesota
12/10/15 7:08 am

Would you be able to talk to people over the Internet such as chatrooms online games etc..?

mugendraco Alabama
12/10/15 6:50 am

Sounds like Heaven to me.

rons Thanks America
12/10/15 6:34 am

82 percent of our young live that way now!

ruthlesswalrus Indiana
12/10/15 6:13 am

Depends on the pay

rons Thanks America
12/10/15 6:35 am

You get to live free with Mom!

IamPriscilla Idaho, USA
12/10/15 6:01 am

Well if I wasn't pregnant or married, I totally would.

singkitty In the cloud
12/10/15 5:32 am

In my industry so much changes in a year I'd be so behind. I also couldn't be away from my hubby for a whole year without contact. I would do it if I was single and it paid extremely well.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
12/10/15 5:26 am

I think I could do it with proper compensation.

rons Thanks America
12/10/15 6:36 am

You get to live free with Mom!

Brandon2018 Stocks Are Overvalued
12/10/15 5:25 am

How much do i get paid?

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
12/10/15 5:36 am

Exactly.... That would make a difference in my decision

jmw7477 Indiana
12/10/15 3:44 am

The only reason I decline is because I wouldn't spend that much time away from my husband. If it weren't for him, if definitely do it.

Liberty 4,032,064
12/10/15 3:37 am

Decline unless there's some sort of compensation involved.

MrChris80 California
12/10/15 3:20 am

ONE underground room? So my dining room is my bathroom is my bedroom? And theres no million dollars involved? Hell no. Maybe I would do it if I got a million bucks and I had a gym and a basketball court and a sweet living room with a big a** TV that wasnt also my bathroom in my underground accommodations. The unlimited steak and craft beer would be cool though.

smacc DunningKruger
12/10/15 12:04 am

I have those things now. What is the incentive?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/10/15 12:07 am

Taking part in a scientific experiment to determine the effects of prolonged isolation would be enough incentive for me.

smacc DunningKruger
12/10/15 8:29 am

Sounds like you would relish the opportunity. Hasn't this been done? Wouldn't solitary confinement be usable material.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/10/15 12:05 am

Assume you get compensated with whatever you'd have earned at your job in a year. If a student, unemployed or retired, you'll get whatever you'd earn at minimum wage.

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12/09/15 11:57 pm

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mhart16 Carrying On
12/09/15 11:45 pm

Questions: Do I have contact with a small group of people who also accepted this (scenario 1)? Or may I use skype/social media (scenario 2)? Or absolutely no human contact whatsoever (scenario 3)?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/09/15 11:49 pm

It's scenario 2.

mhart16 Carrying On
12/09/15 11:52 pm

Hmm maybe not as ideal as 1 but I think it's doable

goalie31 OrthodoxCatholicChristian
12/09/15 11:41 pm

Am I allowed Skype and Social Media to communicate with family and friends?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/09/15 11:48 pm

Yes, full internet access and phone, just no personal face to face contact.

MisterE Conservistan
12/09/15 11:24 pm

I'd like to spend a year independently learning without having to worry about anything. Hopefully I wouldn't waste the opportunity browsing dank memes.

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
12/09/15 11:37 pm

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Happy Hong Kong
12/09/15 11:17 pm

Sounds like how I spent much of 2002.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/09/15 11:07 pm

I'd love it and gladly accept. Actually, it's my wet dream