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What Would You Ask For?

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(originally posted on my blog on April, 17th 2015.)


What would you ask for if you knew the answer was ‘yes’?

- Author Unknown.

I stumble to this question on r/askreddit posted way days ago, though some people didn’t answer it seriously, but this one hits me. I quickly doodled it down with the closest brush I can reach in my table. I made this one earlier at work, and I show it to several coworkers. I asked them this very same question.

The business director said “Money,” and I said, “No, I mean, beside money.” - and he took several seconds to think & said; “Stock/shares from the largest company in the world - So i can get money, and i can buy ticket to travel around the world.” he said that in one breath.

And then I asked the social media team the same question and I briefly said ‘you can’t say money’ to her- and she just silent thinking, and then I asked my fellow interactive designer the same question, and she went ‘hmmm’ thinking and have not yet gave answer until now haha.

I turned my back and asked the social strategist guy; and he said,
“Dear God, can I go to Jannah (heaven)?” - for a moment there I stunned and shackled. The others answered ‘Can I get 500% raise’ and ‘Would I be happy all my life’ - etc.

It is interesting to see some people answered it; some in doubt, or in split seconds with confidence, or with utter silence, or with a loud ‘hmmmm’ plus furrowed eyebrow.

Then, I asked my self;
“What would you ask for if you knew the answer was yes?” -

It only took me a second to say “Will I survive in this cold cruel world?” - and I want a solid “Yes.” to believe in. I mean, everyone will survive in their own term, eventually. It’s just.. sometimes I need to be told to, to make sure, as a grip, to invoke my courage.

Hmm. And you, What would you ask for?

> made using Pentel Aquash and Winsor & Newton Ink, scanned and edited on photoshop.

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Eythriel's avatar
This is my new wallpaper
wikirat's avatar
"Can I start over?" (so many mistakes and so much pain) Sigh...
caminante0's avatar
The first thing that came to my mind was "am I hired?" because I'm bankrupt and desperately seeking for job. But that said if I thought better, for the long term, I would go with "can you stop the suffering of my family?" 
So many bad things had happen to them, that I just wish I could wipe them out and see my parents smile again, with no troubles in their mind...
MikesScribbles's avatar
I think I am fortunate: THe things I wanted too much to hope for are mine. The "stuff related answers are things like good set of Knives[kitchen, not slaughtering you freaks] or time to prepare my family a special Feast to let them know how much they have given me.
 I could go on, but, my problems are so first world that it might border on elitist.

Ok, no, I do have one, If I could take the hurt out of my friend who watched a man die yesterday while she was on the phone with 911, I would ask for that. Instead I'll ask that she has the strength to work through it.
DiscJockeyCandy's avatar
So many choices to choose. I guess I will do all of them.
Rima12's avatar
Happiness.
And same, probably the question if I will the survive this cruel world as well.

And sorry, but infinite sushi would be a big plus.
Mutateddragonete's avatar
To travel the world or know what my crush thinks about me
DemonCat99's avatar
If Prussia, Kirito, Gray, Natsu, Sasuke, Death the Kid, Naruto, Japan, Italy, Sebastian, and Ciel were all real so I could kiss them.... :-3


I'm very strange
LeanasArt's avatar
I think, this is one of the quotes which I'll not forget that easily. Thanks for sharing Love 
GiselleAvro's avatar
If anime characters were real people >u<

and unlimited food and trips to any amusement/theme park

>u<
Lefrenchmen's avatar
Ask people to check out my deviantart, respect my style and stop using lobster as a font.
Emmi-Heldt's avatar
"Could we try again?"
rachyleah's avatar
World peace and a bigger booty
echo-delta7's avatar
M0uthyMerc's avatar
A Cure for all disease and a ham sandwich! I ask for a juice too but, I think that's asking for a little to much.
Baka-Lee's avatar
I demand cookies!

Nice design!
SongMina's avatar
"Can I reach to the people who need help, by using the talent I have?"
Yes to that would be amazing.
It would tell me that I can do what I'm reaching for in this cruel world.  I am a dummy! 
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:D You're dearly welcome... :heart:
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