What's Your "Walter Mitty"?

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  1. ZenG

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    How do you picture yourself in daydreams while you are dealing with the mundane issues of everyday life?
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  3. ZenG

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    Brock Samson FTW
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  6. ZenG

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    I often fantasize that I'm flying Howard Hughes's

    "Spruce Goose".
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    fjadams Supporting Member

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    That I can actually play bass and golf with anything approaching mediocre skill.
  8. Bard2dbone

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    A million or so years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the prairie and I had hair on top, I had a band that did okay on the local level and everybody thought we were going to get the big record deal that used to define success as a musician. For a couple of years we had MANY people talking to us with the assumption that a record deal was a foregone conclusion.

    Then we didn't anymore.

    Around the time Nirvana came out our audience just sort of evaporated. In six months, almost exactly. we went from playing for a crowd of three thousand to playing for a crowd named Ted.

    And Ted was a nice guy and all...but I made forty cents that night and I had to drive to Oklahoma to do it.

    My most common daydream is being back in that phase of my life and having it work out.
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  10. machine gewehr

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    Something like this.

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    But in reality, I'd be like:

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  11. jugglingfreak

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    Lame as it sounds, I tend to daydream about being in Disney World. That is truly my "happy place"..
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    I also think about doing this sometimes:

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  13. Ironbar

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    "Lame"? Hardly! I was in my mid-forties when I first visited Disneyland. Damn near wept when I walked through the front gates! Always wanted to go as a kid but my folks couldn't afford it. I feel blessed being able to take my family on that trip!

    (Did Disney World in 2012!)
  14. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

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    My daydream self is tame in comparison to my actual self. Only I travel a lot more.
  15. Gorn Captain

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    At work, it's usually this:
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    That first pic looks like something the qintar would do.
  17. Biggbass

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    My Walter Mitty is to be the studio executive that fires Ben Stiller from every future film he attempts to make.
  18. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

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    I dunno.. got several things, though mostly I dream about living in a huge house somewhere in the middle of nowhere with only forrests and landscapes around me :p
  19. Stewie26

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    Here's mine.
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    In reality, this is close as I will ever get to to that.
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  20. ZenG

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    I can't count the number of times I've pretended to be Jack Nicholson as we're shooting "Chinatown"...........
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    I always wanted to go scuba diving with sharks.......so I did.

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