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What did you want to be when you grew up?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Kirstie, 20 Sep 2007.

  1. I can't remember having any ambition as such other than to be a pop star or fashion designer...A while ago I wanted to be a psychoanalyst but I've gone off the idea, and now all I want to be is a florist...!

    Suffice it to say that I am none of these currently.

    So what did you want to be when you grew up?
     
  2. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    I got so fed up with my parents' friends asking me this question that I learned the words "Nuclear Physicist". That always stopped 'em.

    I bet they thought I was a precocious little tosser though.

    Never thought I'd end up in export sales - I blame my rubbish careers advisors who, on hearing that I was doing languages, all suggested I could be a teacher, an interpreter or a translator. Complete lack of imagination, then!
     
  3. an artist (without the unfortunate prefix...:blush:)
     
  4. Smeggers

    Smeggers New Member

    Astronaut.
     
  5. With the same motivation as Rigid Raider I used to tell them (dead pan, look em in the eye) that I wanted to be a druid.

    Actually I really wanted to be an artist since as long as I can remember. Going to art college for four years cured me of that.
     
  6. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Location:
    Colne, Lancs
    I wanted to be a chef, for ages. It's on my back burner to eventually have a try at it. But, in the meantime, I guess Theologian shall have to be what I do (I wonder if there has ever been a Theologian/Chef before?).
     
  7. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    An adult.


    I'll get there one day n'all
     
  8. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    A Gynaecologist
     
  9. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Shall we call you Dr. Elmer "Sorry I've run out of gloves" Fudd? :blush:
     
  10. Twenty Inch

    Twenty Inch New Member

    Location:
    Behind a desk
    A soldier. I acheived this ambition for a very unhappy year, before coming to my senses.
     
  11. asterix

    asterix Comrade Member

    Location:
    Limoges or York
    I'm still trying to decide.
     
  12. starseven

    starseven Guest

    Not fat and bald, still got a while to sort it out though.
     
  13. MichaelM

    MichaelM Veteran

    Location:
    Tayside
    A Soldier - this somehow went on for 26 years.
     
  14. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    KY Jelly to hand though !!!! :o)
     
  15. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    I wanted to be a promoter of either sports or Music, and had a back up plan of being a Paramedic. So 15 years later I'm now an accountant.

    Leaving this though to move to Australia and work in sports Development.