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Would You take promicin??

Would You take promicin??

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    Pictures002

    [1]Jul 16, 2007
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    Would you take promicin?? I Can't say i would i probably be to nervous of dying =D
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    Smokey85

    [2]Jul 16, 2007
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    I'd wait till I was in my 50's or 60's to take it. Cuz I figure if I die, then well..I lived a good and full life. If not, I get to live out the rest of my days with a power.
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    emma5000

    [3]Jul 17, 2007
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    and become part in a strange superhuman cult, dealing quite careless with the fact that half of the people shooting up the stuff won't survive (maybe because they are too weak to be among the chosen ones which would be quite a fascist approach)? no way! i'm getting more and more ambivalent about the whole thing by the episode.
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    cdmjemcd

    [4]Jul 17, 2007
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    If my quality of life decreases, I would definitely take it. Now... NO WAY!! I am one of those people that if it weren't for bad luck I'd have no luck at all!!! If I took it I would be in the dead 50%. If I were sick I would do it because if I am gonna die I could go out on my own terms.

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    sinjun2501

    [5]Jul 18, 2007
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    which might happen after all as it is the future looks to be an almost 100% loss of life. From descriptions there is only one city left and not very many survivors. Which might be better 50% possibly of death or a say 99% possibility of death?
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    ensabrenur

    [6]Jul 18, 2007
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    i think i would take it, i recon anybody would who watches the show lol... seriously to have an ability that will change the world there is nobody who would turn that down
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    sinjun2501

    [7]Jul 19, 2007
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    One would not need a promicin ability tochange the world.
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    sulfur666

    [8]Jul 19, 2007
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    Who wouldn't ? I mean super strength or precognition now that would be seriously cool ^_^
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    Blixke

    [9]Jul 24, 2007
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    sulfur666 wrote:
    Who wouldn't ? I mean super strength or precognition now that would be seriously cool ^_^

    Don't forget, u don't choose ure powers. Maybe u can only do a supersonic scream like the kid we saw 2 eps ago, or u can end up just writing some stuff about possible conspiracies. Even precog isn't all that great. Maya doesn't choose what she sees, and in the end, doesnt benefit her own life 1 single bit.

    Would i wane have a power?Sure why not. As i like to play sci-fi, read sci-fi and watch sci-fi i can come of multiple things (powers) i would like. Me and my wife have talked about many things we could want as a power, specially in combination. Like she has teleportation and i have superstrenght to name something as an example.

    Now to look how it is in the 4400. Would i take it right now...? No! Im closing in on 24 and way to young to risk my life for something. To be honest even 80% isn't enough to make me risk it, it is still your life. U cant take it lightly and say, sure ok ill do it, wth 50% here i come.

    On the other hand, if i were very sick or at a reasonable age(70+) to say its worth taking that risk, yes i would take it.

    Well 99% change of success i would take it tho

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    Dulcinea1978

    [10]Jul 24, 2007
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    With a 50% chance of dying? No way, I'd like to have some superpowers but it's not worth the risk to me, except if I was really old or really sick, then I would consider it
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    emma5000

    [11]Jul 27, 2007
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    sinjun2501 wrote:
    One would not need a promicin ability tochange the world.

    very good point!

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    gaffit

    [12]Aug 1, 2007
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    Right now? Absolutely not. If in a few years I end up poor, starving, and living on the street. Possibly. 50% Life or Death is a very scary percentage.
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    shocker713

    [13]Aug 1, 2007
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    50% chance of death is still a bit too high for me.

    I'm sure promicin made SOMEBODY super-intelligent...why doesn't JC have scientists working on lowering the death rate?

    Edited on 08/01/2007 2:15pm
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    smellslikeafart

    [14]Aug 6, 2007
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    Hey if all my friends were doing it...heck yeah, just find a Promicin dealer and.....lol just kidding
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    Russospa

    [15]Aug 7, 2007
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    I'ld wait some time to have less risk to dead, but if it is too much time i dont think that i waited.
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    super_snotling

    [16]Aug 7, 2007
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    Blixke wrote:

    sulfur666 wrote:
    Who wouldn't ? I mean super strength or precognition now that would be seriously cool ^_^

    Don't forget, u don't choose ure powers. Maybe u can only do a supersonic scream like the kid we saw 2 eps ago, or u can end up just writing some stuff about possible conspiracies. Even precog isn't all that great. Maya doesn't choose what she sees, and in the end, doesnt benefit her own life 1 single bit.



    Yeah, I can see it now, a gathering of all Tv.com Promicin positives... "And what's your ability"
    "Oh, I can communicate telepathically, but only with ferns."
    "Cool, cool, I can do this *holds up paperclip* watch carefully now, *paperclip unbends and straightens out*"
    "Sweet, metal manipulation"
    "No, just paperclip straightening..."
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    PrestoBoy

    [17]Aug 7, 2007
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    Last yearI would have done it without hesitating. Now I might actually think about it, but I'd more than likely still do it.
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    harliquin83

    [18]Aug 12, 2007
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    spoiler

    saw a video from comic con. it was revieled that left handed people have a nine in ten chance of living not fiftyfifty. i'm left handed, i take the shot!

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    shocker713

    [19]Aug 12, 2007
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    shocker713 wrote:

    50% chance of death is still a bit too high for me.

    I'm sure promicin made SOMEBODY super-intelligent...why doesn't JC have scientists working on lowering the death rate?


    Oh yeah, who called it...well,, maybe Jordan doesn't have anyone working on it...but Shawn's got Kevin on it.
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    _Dahlila_

    [20]Aug 13, 2007
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    i couldn't do it... people say i'm special the way i am! j/k

    seriously, i couldn't... i'm not ready to die...

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