#1 Edited by Hypnosis (256 posts) - - Show Bio

You find a genie lamp while you are walking one day. There is a note attached. The note warns you that the genie is known to trick people, but has also granted wonders one can only dream of. You are granted one wish and ONLY one wish. Would you take the wish or leave it? If you do take it, what would you wish for? The wording must be precise or you may get undesirable results.

#2 Posted by Dabee (2373 posts) - - Show Bio

I would hire a lawyer to make sure I closed any loopholes.

#3 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10180 posts) - - Show Bio

I put it back where it is, my grammar is a nightmare, let someone jack their lives up.

#4 Posted by Pyrogram (34311 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd put it down.

@dabee said:

I would hire a lawyer to make sure I closed any loopholes.

#5 Posted by joshmightbe (24438 posts) - - Show Bio

I would wish for 50 billion dollars, obtained through legal means with no negative consequences for myself or anyone I care about, see its all one wish and covers my ass.

#6 Posted by wildvine (8027 posts) - - Show Bio

No thanks. I've seen all the Wish master movies.

#7 Posted by joshmightbe (24438 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine: See if your wish includes the no negative consequences clause then it would effectively neutralize the bad possibilities

#8 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29499 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine: See if your wish includes the no negative consequences clause then it would effectively neutralize the bad possibilities

I would wish for 50 billion dollars, obtained through legal means with no negative consequences for myself or anyone I care about, see its all one wish and covers my ass.

But then you become so bored of being rich after a few years that you become depressed.

Boom. Rich guy suicide.

Genie cackles in his alternate dimension. One down. 7 billion to go.

#9 Edited by wildvine (8027 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine: See if your wish includes the no negative consequences clause then it would effectively neutralize the bad possibilities

Nope. He would get around that somehow.

#10 Posted by joshmightbe (24438 posts) - - Show Bio

@innervenom123: If I couldn't find things to amuse myself for the rest of my life with 50 billion dollars then I'm not creative enough to live any way.

#11 Posted by _Cerberus_ (3436 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine said:

No thanks. I've seen all the Wish master movies.

#12 Edited by Hypnosis (256 posts) - - Show Bio

I would wish for 50 billion dollars, obtained through legal means with no negative consequences for myself or anyone I care about, see its all one wish and covers my ass.

You need to specify every detail. Who's definition of negative consequences? It won't affect anyone you care about when? In the past, present or future? You could have legally stolen 50 billion from your future wife's father meaning they will become homeless. You two would have never been married and you would have wed the other girl who's greedy psycho brother kills you on your honeymoon. Something crazy like that would possibly happen. This genie was made to find ways to use your wording against you.

#13 Posted by God_Spawn (37139 posts) - - Show Bio

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#15 Posted by patzello (431 posts) - - Show Bio

I would go to the store, buy a tablet and wish that the tablet be given the power to produce whatever I write or draw on it, to the specification of my desire.

I would then test it on something small, insignificant and go from there.

Still, my luck I would die from an infected papercut.

#16 Edited by Markies (89 posts) - - Show Bio

No thanks, i've read Fables.

#17 Posted by Durakken (1593 posts) - - Show Bio

"I wish I could manipulate and control time-space and energy with my own thought alone at my own free will and free intellect which could not be removed or destroyed through any act of my or anyone else's manipulations unless I, myself, specifically set out to destroy my own will and intellect."

I think that pretty much is ironclad omnipotence ^.^

#18 Posted by joewell (6242 posts) - - Show Bio

" I wish for Unlimited wishes from you that cannot be twisted in any way"

Or it could be " I wish that i had the power to grant any wish to myself or others without the negative consequences of being a genie "

Or the most impossible " I wish i had a girlfriend "

Awwhahawwwahw

#19 Posted by SC (12505 posts) - - Show Bio

I would wish that everyone else's wishes ever were revoked, voided, nullified, reversed and that no wishes could ever be made again.

Take that Make a Wish Foundation little brats.

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#20 Posted by PowerHerc (80692 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd take the wish and I'd wish for unlimited wishes, one of which I'd use to eliminate the possibility of negative consequences pertaining to any and all of my wishes.

I'd want the genii to look like this:

#21 Edited by Ratatat (697 posts) - - Show Bio

i would wish for more wishes can't get screwed with that

#22 Posted by The_Lunact_And_Manic (3286 posts) - - Show Bio

I would wish that I was the only living being left on the universe

Simple as that.