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I Would Rather Be Living In the Future

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    This is what I get for growing up in the 20th

    century watching Star Trek and dreaming of how cool it would be in the 21st century when we'll have transporters and flying cars... I dig where technology is going... but I'd rather skip ahead to a cooler, higher-tech society.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    Yet Another Beloved Named 'Laura'...

    (This story takes assumes I have somehow gotten myself 80 years into the future...) I take a new job. On the desk is a beautiful office telephone with the brandname/modelname clearly indicated as "LAURA". I need to make a call so I pick up the phone... "Hi...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    Della: Based On The Dream

    (Ok.  This is only "futuristic" in that mankind doesn't have this technology yet; I guess just like my last post). I driving down the road in a car.  I slow down and make a left turn through the gate.  Soon I've gone part way around the building and am...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Nov 2, 2009

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    The Future Is About Tech... So Is This Place..

    Check out the first EP virtual bar and grill (done in the form of a blog) themed around machines and electronics... http://lauraislovely.blogs.experienceproject.com/225770.html Come on over and roleplay as a fellow barfly there :-)
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Dec 18, 2009

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    "Time Heals All Wounds" (part 3 of 'n')

    (This story takes place 130 years in the future. This story is a continuation of Part 2, who you can find here: http://www.experienceproject.com/uw.php?e... ) Two days Later I knock on Dana's door. Dana comes to the door "Did you have any trouble finding it?" "No. I've...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    'Remake' of the Fictional 'Lyssa' Character (a.k.a. story title: 'Nicer Packaging')

    (Note: This story contains certain amounts of object-erotica! This story contains certain amounts of object-erotica! Do not read if such things bother you. Do not read if such things bother you. Also negative comments will be deleted.  Sorry for the repeating text. ...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Are We There Yet?

    I would have liked to be born in the future so that I can see what amazing things humanity will achieve in the years beyond my very short lifespan. I would have liked to live in a more socially progressive world, one with more peace and less suffering; one where one must not...
    DamageCtrl DamageCtrl 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    One Very Funny Concept Would Be...

    ... if say 100 years from now someone hooks an 1382L Analyzer up to a 1382L Analyzer -Tester-, and since both are artificially intelligent, they into a verbal -fistfight- over the results :-D
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Oct 15, 2009

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    Yeah, It's Funny People Mention The "future" Is Relative...

    Stuff like the intro to the TV show "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century saying "In 1987, NASA Launches the Last of the Earth's _DEEP SPACE PROBES_" :-D And how the "future" in the movie "Freejack" is -2009-. -In Novemeber-. -Mere weeks from now-! Then there's the Authur C...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Oct 15, 2009

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    I Am From The Future

    In this age I am not understood.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 4 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    In the Eye of the Beholder...

      (This story assumes I have somehow managed at 70 year "jump" into the future) I'm talking on a cellphone... Other voice is female and saying "Cat's not allowed in there anyhow... You see my boyfriend is severely allergic to cat dander and so I cleaned up...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    "Time Heals All Wounds" (part 2 of 'n')

    (This story takes place 130 years in the future and is a continuation of part 1, who you can find here: http://www.experienceproject.com/uw.php?e...) The next day I go to the address. The door is locked. A female voice by the door says "Hi. I'm Laura."... The voice is...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Of Course One Future Fantasy I Like....

    ... is about a guy who steals this robot who is like a hotter, sexier version of Iantha ( http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Like-Trying-Hypothetical-Design-Excercizes/514564 ) and gets this rocketship and like _LEAVES TOWN_ with her :-D
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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    Angie

    (This story assumes I've somehow been transported 40 years into the future) Me: "Well thanks, Angie. You've been a big help. Have a pleasant night" (Through a computer a female voice speaks back) "No need to run so soon... If you have another question I could answer...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jun 27, 2009

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    This Is Not An Epic Story

    What I have to say is not nearly as epic or cool as LauraIsLovely's triliogy, but I figured I'd add my two cents anyway. I am such a nerd. I love technology and what we can do with it. I can't wait until I can just hop into a tube and get sucked up...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Sometimes I do wish that I lived hundreds

    if years from now, a time where we could live on other planets. We could do Star Wars and Star Trek **** and the tech would be super awesome! But without the actual wars and bounty hunters trying to kill you...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 16

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    Anna

    Recently I discovered a notebook I wrote 15 years ago with this drawing of a device that is like an artificially intelligent singing machine... I know this is kinda sick but I had this fictitious thought where one of these falls on the floor and then starts babbling all this...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Sep 9, 2009

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    I Wish I Lived In The Future.

    Where people lived for hundreds of years. I wish I could see the stars & travel to some other planets. I wish I could fly in starships & cross vast swathes of space. I wish I could encounter extra terrestrial life & communicate with them. I wish I could see all the amazing...
    CorteX CorteX 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    Beautiful Lori's Want to Be Found

    (This story assumes I've somehow been transported 200 years into the future) I come off a subway-type gizmo. I'm looking for a store... Map said was near station. -Bad neighborhood-, but I need this hoverboard part bad (Thing's how I get to work after all)... And this is the...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Damn!

    (this story assumes I've been somehow transported some decades into the future)... I'm at a convention center, sitting in a room listening to some guy talk.. The guy: "... well, it's time to break for lunch, when we come back, we'll talk about extracting profiles for...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    More AI Fantasies (Bitter Staplers And Intelligent Walls)...

    One amusing thought I had today is an electronic stapler with artificial intelligence who likes to complain all the time :-D  Would sorta be like my take on the toaster in Red Dwarf or something :-D Another idea I had was this... Dave walked into the building... He figured...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Yes I Would Rather Be Living In The Future As Well

    Being dead in the future holds absolutely no appeal for me. I just haven't figured out how to avoid it.
    newdaydogEP newdaydogEP 70+, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2010

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    Ive Always Wished I Was

     born in like 2013. that way i would be able to live farther i n the future :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    Victoria: Based On The Dream...

    (I fall asleep and start dreaming) Suddenly I'm in somekind of flying automobile with my Dad, and we are talking... Suddenly a lovely female voice suddenly interrupts us:  "I do not think this is shortest route, (My dad's name)." I go "Wow.  Who is...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Nov 2, 2009

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    Fear Not

    The other day I heard a news report on how many of us living today will live to see age 150.  A few months ago I heard about the breakthrough in genomics, how the ENCODE project realized that 80% of our DNA is not junk after all.  With this knowledge I'm very hopeful for a...
    Always3am Always3am 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    Part Of A Premise For A Sci-fi Story...

    I had to do something monotonous just now and said to myself "Just pretend you're playing a vintage videogame" :-D And in thinking of this, I was reminded of an idea I had once... What if virtual reality was practical and there was a superfast computer behind the...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    In A Place Where We Do Not Suture

    wounds since we have a healing beam and things are not what they seem. I want my floating city and my robot kitty. I want a flying car and be able to reach a star. I assimilate into the future society. I will become a cyborg. I will give up mortality as my body does a reorg.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 8, 2013

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    Delilah

    This story takes place 80 years in future... I was working in a restaurant. They had this beautiful advertising display panel. The brandname was "La Sheree" and the device was intelligent and had named herself "Delilah". They had long since powered down Delilah and put...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 5 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    I Don't Care If It's 2 Mos. From Now

    I want to & hope to be out of this multitude of situations I'm going through. That's all I can say. Sick & tired of people here trying to DESTROY me, even if they're more successful than me, just because of my disability.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Adrienne

    (This story takes place 90 years in the future) I get in this beautiful elevator. She has no buttons... You just tell her what you want... After speaking with her for a brief while, I learn the device calls herself "Adrienne". After asking what she's doing on the other...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    "Time Heals All Wounds" (part 1 of 'n')

    (I step out of the time machine 130 years from now). I walk into a public library. There are no books. Just computers. You pay royalties per-page to take printed content out the door. I walk up to a computer who says in a female voice "Welcome to the San Antonia District...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    I Would Rather Be Living In The Future In Peace

    I would rather be living in the future, in peace and harmony with my two girls. I look forward to moving out of the marital home, and into a rented home, and spending time with my girls, not seeing him everyday (god that sounds like Heaven!) i have said to my girls we will have...
    wishwing wishwing 41-45, F Feb 12, 2010

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    What's For Dinner?

    (story assumes I'm 70 years in future... The marketing data 'career' didn't work, so I took a correspondence electronics course :-D ... I'm now a dweeb who owns his own electronics repair place) Guy brings in this microwave... I say "Open please" The large white...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jun 14, 2009

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