How would you spend your voyage on Titanic


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Matt DiTullio

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For me personally, I could find many things to keep me occupied on that ship...Exploring every passageway and hallway to meeting with an many passengers as I could... However, I would think because of how materialistic our world is today, most of us would get bored pretty quickly, especially if we werent traveling in 1st class.
 
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I would have been the guy on the piano, playing ragtime with a mug of stout, something I have been known to do in modern times as well. (3rd class, of course)
 
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Traveling 1st class might not look all that exciting to our eyes. Think about it: No casinos, arcades, malls, or stage shows. 1st class at least had some diversions available but by todays reckoning, it would look pretty lame.
 

Adam Went

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The only part of it that would be remotely boring was that there would be no TV to watch when you retired to your cabin for the night. We're talking about life in an entirely different era and it would be fascinating to talk to the different classes of passengers and the crew, from the humble stoker right through to John Jacob Astor, and just glean as much off them as possible....

And make sure that you were ready and waiting at 11.40 PM....
 

Jim Kalafus

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You'd want to spend as much time in isolation as possible.

It would be horribly depressing to spend 5 days around people you KNEW were going to die. If, perchance, you bonded with John Jacob Astor it would be VERY difficult not to either tell him outright (and seem like a psycho) or contrive to get him and Mrs Astor near one of the early starboard side boats, into which they could easily have entered together. But, of course you couldn't, because that would break the pattern.

Since you, unlike everyone else, would know the outcome in advance, not only would you carry with you all of the memories that tormented survivors for the rest of their lives, but you'd also carry with you the odd guilt of knowing that you COULD have saved everyone you interacted with but, at the same time, could not.
 

Adam Went

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Could have offered Captain Smith a hundred quid to steer the ship on a slightly different course....that would have been a small fortune back then.
 
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>>The only part of it that would be remotely boring was that there would be no TV to watch when you retired to your cabin for the night.<<


No TV to watch ? No problem ! I would have liked to have gone to the poop deck or another dark area on the ship to take advantage of the clear weather and do some star gazing.

However if some young damsel should threaten to jump off the fantail, I'd leave that to J.Dawson.LOL.
 
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Reading, walking the promenade, conversing with other passengers, and exploring the ship. Exploring includes sneaking into areas I'm not allowed. I would probably make use of the swimming bath if I was in first class.
I would not get bored at all. Honestly, the sea does things to me. It's like I'm in a trace whenever I'm near it...
 
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