Or do you think it would eventually get boring?
I think around 1,000 years may be the perfect life span. It would be long enough to see amazing changes in the world, but not so long that you would go completely insane.
Back on topic, I wouldn't want to live forever, because if I knew I would, I'd be lazy as hell. But yeah, maybe like 500 years or so.
from a sappy point of view it would suck watching your wife, kids, grandkids grow and die and having to decide if you wanted to do it all over again by making another family. i think it would be cool to see what the future holds long term but overall i think it would be better to not have the hopeless feeling of "why bother forming relationships when they will just die and leave me alone".
Are we talking multiple life cycles or just you age at a constant pace or do you reach an age and you stay that forever? I'd prefer the multiple life cycles, sort of like reincarnation, like Groundhog day. Try and try and you get do-overs til you get it right.
If I had forever to be 25-30....Dude, the ladies, it'd be ridiculous once I got it figured out (at least 250 years), got the body right, amassed a fortune. I'd be the most interesting man in the world and be 25-30? All day, where do I sign up for this magical machine?
Hell no. I would try to do something crazy but wouldn't die putting me on some kind of government watch list. Then you would be abducted in your sleep, by the CIA, and taken to area 51 to find the source of your witchcraft. You would be tested on for a lifetime while the CIA tries to transfer Walt Disney's frozen brain into your body. Eventually the American infrastructure will fail allowing you to leave but ill pass on this life.
Or did i over think this one?
Unless it includes a new body...I'll pass. Have you guys been to a nursing home lately? Heck, the nursing homes are going to be scary enough when the Tattoo generation arrives with the saggy skin, and that's just for 80-100 year olds.
My apologies to any of my elders (though I doubt there are many on this sites....in age).