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Mine is to own a boat big enough to sail open waters and discover the world 99.9% of people dont know. I want to be able to go from Anchorage to Hawaii easily and not think twice.
 

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Re-tire to Malaysia and learn first hand what having 5 wives is really like.
NAG(1) NAG (2) NAG(3) NAG(4) NAG(5)

there, now you know.

Mine would first be owning my own successful business doing what I truly enjoy. I have the design in my head, just need to make it a reality.

Then, when it makes me a wealthy young man :D I'll retire early and spend my days traveling the world exploring culture, food, and hunting.
 

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I would like to open a little brew pub someday. A Decent House and a couple of vehicles that I don't have to work on every weekend. I want to have one more kid and be able to get them through college. I just want a Life that when im 80 I can look back on and have no regrets and proud of.
 
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To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the Lamentations of the women.

Nah, done that.

Frankly, I'd like nothing more than to maintain my current lifestyle. Not sure if it was Jim Koch talking about himself or referencing Charley Papazian when he said that he'd be happy to drink a beer that he made every day of his life.

I think I can agree with that.
 

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I would be happy just living comfortable. Enough to get by and enjoy myself a bit. Thats all.
 

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To finally steal enough pirate booty to pass on the franchise name, and live like a king in Patagonia.
 

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I am a very simple person, so I'm not able to think "big" here. I just want to be able to spend more time fishing and hiking in the summer, hanging out at our cottage, and do a bit more traveling to warmer places in the winter. I'm about a year away from retirement, so I'm hoping to start doing this soon.
 

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I just want to see my daughter accomplish the things in life she wants. I really feel I have accomplished enough to this point that I could maintain, and be truly happy (please don't read as arrogant, I like my simple life). I would like a little more financial success, just to allow my wife to be a stay at home mom the full year, but not too much money to change our outlook on the world.
 

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To retire between the ages of 38-48 and never work again a day in my life. Own a small house on a large piece of land somewhere remote and be a hermit. Be as self sufficient as is reasonably possible. Grow much of my own food. Deal with other people as little as possible, and never worry about crowds. (Yeah, I'm agoraphobic :( )
 

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To make enough money while still having time to enjoy it. Travel with my wife and kids more and see my boys grow up to be great men.
 

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Have a nice house on a piece of quiet property somewhere (probably Eastern WA or Northern ID). Go camping and boating in the summer, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.

I'd like to have enough space that I could do things like yardwork, gardening, and the outside things that I haven't done in years because of living in military housing.

I'd like to travel for a month or two out of the year (mostly in the US) and coordinate my stops with the locations of microbreweries.

Lastly, I want to have enough money that I can afford to visit my kids fairly often and have them come see me as well. I'm lucky to see my parents once every 3-4 years and I don't want to be in that position when my kids are out of the house.

Yep, that's about it.
 

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I'd like to be a Blue Angel pilot. So far so good, hah. Gotta get those wings first. Then again, if I got wings and selected hornets, that would be fulfilling my life dream too, but there's no reason not to push it.

I'd like to make a career out of the Corps, retire, and get a log cabin in the Adirondacks. Get a property bordering state forest, XC-ski all winter with my dogs, and brew beer.

Somewhere in between that A and B, kids.
 

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My life dream is to make enough money to build the cars of my dreams and not have to sell one project to finance the next.
 

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Since we're going with "dream" and not "reality-based long-term goals", I'm going with independently wealthy, to the tune of several million. Doesn't need to top $10 million total, but enough that I can stay home (with any potential children), and travel with my family around the world (visiting the other family and friends we don't see often enough). I'd use some of that "free" time to read more (about everything!), finally learn to play the piano, garden, learn to sew, brew (of course!), and get back to my art.

"Wouldn't it be loverly?"

Edit: Oh, and drive a 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer hybrid with wood paneling *drool*
 

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olllllo... epic.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V30tyaXv6EI]YouTube - Conan the Barbarian - What is best in life?[/ame]

I want to see my children grow to be confident people who respect the world and make it a better place. I want to grow old with my wife.

For material stuff, I want to finish my house, finish my brewery, and build a cool barn.
 

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There's tons of stuff I dream of but most of them are better as fantasy than reality (kinda like the 5 wives thing) so I'd settle for futurama returning to tv.
 

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I don't know much, but I do know this, money has absolutely nothing to do with happiness. My dream, have a good woman by my side, a few good friends, and be relatively happy.

I guess i'm living the dream.
 

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I'm with Ryan and Bernie. Sure it would be nice to never have to worry about money, or to open a brewpub someday, but the greatest thing that could ever happen to me would be to see all 4 of my kids grow up to be healthy, responsible and successfull adults.

edit - ok, it would be nice to win a poker tournament when I'm in Vegas in May, too. :D
 

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I would have to go with 40 acres in the woods on a lake, a nice boat, a nice home, all my debt payed off, and happy kids.
 

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Mine is to own a boat big enough to sail open waters and discover the world 99.9% of people dont know. I want to be able to go from Anchorage to Hawaii easily and not think twice.
Thats a pretty cool life dream. If I won the power-ball or something thats pretty much what I would do - buy a nice big sail boat with an all female crew ( nude of course ) to sail it for me, and then I would just lay out on the deck in the sun while the nude servant girls played volleyball, brought me cold beers, and rubbed suntan oil on my shoulders and themselves. Oh and I might just overboard and go windsurfing from time to time too. Also, I would have nude chicks to do all my brewing for me, not just pour my beers.

But instead of going from Achorage to Hawaii, I would basically just stay in the Atlantic and hop back and forth across the equator to whichever hemisphere was currently in summer.

That would be my life dream, but I also have a more achievable back-up plan if you will. When my kids get out of school and move out on their own, I'm going to quit my job and buy a little pick-up truck and paint it like a racoon and be one of those pest removal specialists. Basically I will just operate a racoon rescue, so I will hunt and fish and drink beer and then when someone calls for me to come to their house and get rid of the racoons I will come and catch it and give it a rabies shot and a flea-dip and then let it go out in the woods somewhere. And the best part is, if business gets slow you can just let the racoons go in a different neighborhood or something and catch them again. I will charge like $100 to catch a racoon and that will cover my gas and beer money and I will have all the free racoons I want.

Thats what I'm going to do in a few years when I retire unless I win the Publisher's Clearing House first.
 

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I'm already living it, a great wife with 2 amazing kids, a nice house in the quiet countryside but just minutes drive from the city, good friends, good health, good music and homebrew, what else should i wish for really?
 

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I dream of not being a wage slave, and of being creative again.

I'd like to be able to support myself and my family doing what I love -- writing and editing documentaries and short films. I almost attained that dream, but the post-9/11 layoffs in the broadcast industry changed everything for me.

That world no longer wants storytellers. They either want fresh from school interns or 20/20's that can push the buttons and pump out the formula.

Storytellers, are no longer needed.

I have the gear, and the ideas ( a dozen screenplays in various stages of completion ) - I just don't have the time or the capital to invest into their production.

maybe next year.
 

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I want to be a koala bear or retire early, either one will be fine.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgztctk35p8&feature=related]YouTube - Super Bowl 2009 'Careerbuilder.com' Commercial (Wieden + Kennedy)[/ame]

When you say koala bear it immediately reminds me of this commercial. You might think they have a great life but this could be the type of koala bear you become. Choose wisely :)
 

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You know, I make enough money working just the 40 hours a week that I can do anything I want with the other 128 each week.

Basically I work 25% of "the time" and can afford do whatever I want with the rest.

The one thing I don't have, or haven't earned or whatever is a companion to share my life.

Those of you who have advanced that far, you are ahead of me and I hope you appreciate the gift you have.
 

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Not ONE of you picked up on my Princess Bride reference? Inconceivable!

Actually, what I'd like is my own little piece of property to homestead. Have a small garden, some chickens, some goats, some massive hop acreage, you know, that kind of stuff. Oh yes and have a fat internet pipe and ultra wired up house to where there's gigabit connection in any room of the house.
 
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