View Poll Results: Would you take an all expenses paid trip to a war-torn country?

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Thread: Would you take an all expenses trip if it was to a country going through a civil war?

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    Default Would you take an all expenses trip if it was to a country going through a civil war?

    Say someone gave you an all expenses trip to Somalia or Syria. The hotel is one of the better ones in the country. What do you do?
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    Depends on the place. Some places I am less likely to go to than others, but I am incredibly interested in seeing these places and these people and trying to help them and understand the situation better. And if someone is paying for it, then I'm sold.

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    If bullet proof vests and armoured vehicles to drive me around and discreet body guards count as "expenses" then yes assuming it was a place I actually wanted to visit like Canada
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    I don't think I'd go. I've always been a rather careful person when picking my holidays, and "war" is something I try to stay far away from.
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    Obviously depends on factors. Not all civil wars cover the whole country with constant bullets that I could get in the way of. Depending on the place, my existing interest in the place, the risks around the war, my interest in the war... But leaning on the side of yes.

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    Nope. I have no interest in either of these places as it is.
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    No thank you. I place a high value on my life.

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    Heck no. I wouldn't be able to relax, and isn't that what a vacation is supposed to be for?

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    *dies from stray gunfire in a warzone*

    welp at least my travel was free!

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    I would go if kotora goes.

    He seems to like dangerous places cuz writing and is good at dodging bullets. I figure I could just hide behind him or something.

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    No, because the point of traveling for a vacation is to relax, not put yourself in peril.

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    I go through life as a paranoid and cautious man who overcompensates to ensure his safety, so no. No I would not.

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    wow we got a bunch of cowards

    I think it's appropriate that the three people who ticked okay are writer types who would benefit from the experience, so that makes sense. NO FEAR

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    All these people who want relaxation from their holidays. Us writers just want something, anything, to inspire us.
    Last edited by Miss Mae; 04-17-2014 at 01:49 AM. Reason: Typo~

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