If you had the power to travel digitally, would you?

Discuss the June 2017 Book of the Month, Superhighway by Alex Fayman. Superhighway is the first book in the Superhighway Trilogy, so feel free to use this forum to discuss not only the first book but also the other books in the series.

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If you had the power to travel digitally, would you?

Post by hsimone » 01 Jun 2017, 09:04

Alex learns that all he has to do is to search a location on a computer, unplug the computer he's using, and now presto! he travels to that location.

If you found out you had this power, would you use it? What would you do with this new ability? Where would you go?
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Post by Janien van Rooyen » 01 Jun 2017, 09:24

Oh absolutely!!! I would go see the whole world, first I'd go to the arctic circle, my partner lived and worked there for 2 years, the photos I've seen of the Northern Lights there, are absolutely breath taking!!! Give me that ability and this place will never see me again ?

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Post by kandscreeley » 01 Jun 2017, 10:04

Absolutely! I don't know that I would take any money, I would probably just see the world. The first place I think I would go would be Hawaii. Then France as I took French in high school.
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Post by gali » 01 Jun 2017, 10:07

Indeed, I would! I will also use this power to go all over the world.
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Post by jemgirl202 » 01 Jun 2017, 10:07

I would most definitely take advantage of that!

I would go anywhere I wanted. But mainly I would use it for research. I am planning on going back to school for my Masters in history, specifically European history. I could not tell you how wonderful it would be to be researching something then being about to just travel there. I am also dreaming about writing a book one day. It would make it easier to research for my future novel as well.

It would definitely be interesting!

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Post by kandscreeley » 01 Jun 2017, 10:15

jemgirl202 wrote:I would most definitely take advantage of that!

I would go anywhere I wanted. But mainly I would use it for research. I am planning on going back to school for my Masters in history, specifically European history. I could not tell you how wonderful it would be to be researching something then being about to just travel there. I am also dreaming about writing a book one day. It would make it easier to research for my future novel as well.

It would definitely be interesting!
That's a good point. I forgot about all the information he gleaned. It wasn't just about the places he went. I would definitely learn some new languages and do all kinds of research!
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Post by Katherine Smith » 01 Jun 2017, 15:30

I would definitely use that power to travel around the world. I think that my first stop would be Northern California to see the beautiful redwood trees and then on to Hawaii. I would also visit countries in Europe like France, England especially their castles and Germany.

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Post by Amagine » 01 Jun 2017, 18:13

If I had the power, I would also use it to explore the world. I probably wouldn't use it for the same purposes as Alex though. I'm not brave enough for that.
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Post by Gravy » 01 Jun 2017, 19:59

Absolutely! That's not emphatic enough...
YES!!! Definitely! Of course!

I would go so many places!
First would have to be to see my sharks 8)
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Post by Jaime Lync » 01 Jun 2017, 22:10

I haven't visited my home land in over a decade so I would definitely go back to the Dominican Republic if I could travel through the internet.

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Post by BookishBookkeeping » 02 Jun 2017, 00:44

I would want to see all the places no one knows about and all the places no one wants to go to. I would love to go behind enemy lines and rescue the hurting and perishing. To help solve cold cases and find the missing children. With all that power in traveling at the speed of light and data and having such knowledge at your disposal so much could be done for so many.

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Post by Spirit Wandering » 02 Jun 2017, 08:29

Yes, there are many places I would travel to-China would be first on my list.
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 03 Jun 2017, 12:03

I will, and I will choose to go to programs which have something to do with hacking. I will also navigate viruses and learn how to program them to self-destruct.

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Post by Gravy » 05 Jun 2017, 02:24

I've always wanted to go to Finland, but I'd also love to learn the language, so perhaps I'd stop off at a site that could teach it to me :lol:
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Post by Lest92 » 05 Jun 2017, 12:24

Yes, absolutely - I could visit my friends overseas and travel the world for free.

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