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Old 19.07.2012, 17:27
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Re: What do want to be when you were a kid?

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I wanted to be a Tyrannosaurus Rex. However, as it turned out, my genetic make up precluded me from taking that particular career path.
If it helps, I think you're pretty terrifying.
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Old 19.07.2012, 17:32
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Re: What do want to be when you were a kid?

A princess,

Sadly one can't become one just like that and didn't have enough handsome prince my age.

And then, I decided to follow my artistic path and became a designer.
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Old 19.07.2012, 17:38
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Re: What do want to be when you were a kid?

I wanted to become a vet too, I realized this when I was about to enter college, but my mom says no...




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A vet, but tried to tackle too much in my A-levels and didn't get the grades.
So opted for my 2nd choice, scientist.
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Re: What do want to be when you were a kid?

ahhh... yeah...

I am asking about childhood dreams...


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I wanted to be not poor and escape poverty...

I guess that's not what you're asking?
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Old 19.07.2012, 17:51
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Obstetrician.. but then I could barely hold my stomach in the Biology classes . Instead I found myself in IT .
Oh, I love biology, that's why I wanted to become a Vet... But Chemistry was a brain drainer.. :P.... Almost failed it, the teacher was considerable because I was always been a good student in my class (good means, No absences and I passed the projects and assignments on time...)
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An adult!

Tom
And as an adult a kid.
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dustman-my parents always got scared.
fortunately I got a bit further...
If I am you mum, I would get scared too... hahaha...

Like our previous landlord's son, he wants to be an undertaker..
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Old 19.07.2012, 17:56
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Re: What do want to be when you were a kid?

All I wanted, was not to grow up but as an alternative I wanted to be a singer and a princess...
Hmmm, I'm in retail now...
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Old 19.07.2012, 18:01
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I wanted to be in Air Force, flying high speed machines
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Old 19.07.2012, 18:04
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

Always wanted to be a Technical Lead Converter Control Applications* Junior, ensuring adherence to budget, timelines and project goals, interfacing and coordinating with Train Management Systems and other areas.

Always. Loved the idea of it, too.

Shame I was never able to fulfill my dream due to having a soul.
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Old 19.07.2012, 18:20
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

Have a strange feeling of Dj vu.



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Old 19.07.2012, 18:21
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An artist, writer and space traveler. Then I read Marie Curie's biography and wanted to be a scientist. But alas, lab work wasn't for me.

I became a statistician and used numbers to tell stories, and one could say I am in space quite a lot.
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Old 19.07.2012, 18:22
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a fireman.

And at age 38, I finally succeeded - I joined the volunteer fire department. I've been a fire fighter for almost 9 years now and I'm going to "retire" from the fire brigade in September (since I'm moving away in October).

It's been a great experience!

I also had a phase where I wanted to be a pilot. After graduating from college and earning some money at my first "real" job, I succeeded at that goal too. I received my private pilot license and booked about 50 hours of flight time before my then-girlfriend, now ex-wife grounded me.
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Old 19.07.2012, 19:54
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

When i was a child i always wanted to be a Mother...

Also... Dustbin woman ...iwanted to ride onthee back of the lorry.

Im in Aviation Admin now!

My 4yr old niece wants to be a murmaid lol
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Old 19.07.2012, 19:55
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

When I was just a little girl...

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Old 19.07.2012, 20:11
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I wanted to be an Accountant, like my mother.

Thank "god" that didn't turn out.
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Old 19.07.2012, 20:13
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I just wanted to travel the world- and certainly DID NOT want to become a teacher, and not a mother until I had gone round said world a few times. Went to UK on my first leg, aged 19, and didn't get far. Married at 20, a mum at 22, a teacher at 31. Hey ho, and no regrets.

As for going back to CH at a later stage- that certainly was NOT on the cards either. Life is wonderful (and very funny).
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Old 19.07.2012, 20:14
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I was another little boy who wanted to be a fighter pilot ... grew out of it, though, and moved on to wanting to be an engineer. Didn't complete my degree, as I received the disappointing news that over 80% of graduates from my course ended up as managers, and never did any real engineering!

Should I also mention that, at one point, I wanted to be a barbarian hero? Sadly, I cannot grow a convincing beard ...
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Old 19.07.2012, 21:11
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

John McClane !!!
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Old 19.07.2012, 21:44
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Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

Brain surgeon... still workin' on it.
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