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

Post by Sakilunamermaid » 24 Mar 2018, 20:17

If I found out I had the ability to travel anywhere in the world I would use it to travel all the places on my bucket list. Traveling is far too expensive and takes far too long to travel vast distances. Places I would have to travel to would be Australia, Japan, Barcelona, just places with exotic foods or places that won't exist anymore due to raising water levels and crumbling foundations. The only thing that would be needed is a language translator.

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Post by BriennaiJ » 04 Apr 2018, 16:14

I think that I would, but it would probably be rather frightening. On one hand, you can travel anywhere. On the other, you can probably also accidentally end up in horrible places due to a person's digital connection.

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Post by desantismt_17 » 06 Apr 2018, 07:44

I would use it. My first trip would be Disney World. I'd love to drop into the behind the scenes areas, but anywhere is fine. After that, who knows? I'm not technologically mindful enough to figure it out, but I'd love to see if there's a way to travel the universe with this power. There's so much to see out there. I'm sure.
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Post by KRay93 » 02 May 2018, 17:32

While I am unaware of any kind of long-term side effects, I would definitely enjoy being able to travel anywhere in the world. With his access to bank accounts, I would also be able to divert funds to live in peace on a desert island in the Caribbean.

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Post by Helpme71 » 02 May 2018, 21:42

I think that I would want to travel, but I'm not sure that I would travel to the extent that Alex travelled. If I had these abilities, I would only travel when I felt a "wanderlust" come over me. I think I would probably travel to Vienna, Austria, because it is one of my favorite places in the world and I enjoy going back again and again.
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Post by FilmStar » 11 May 2018, 09:18

Yes. Considering I can't drive and it would save me money on gas and a car bills, it would be plausible for me. The only thing I would be scared of is being stuck in the internet. But yeah I like that the book made it seem like an instant mode of travel.

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Post by trajoe1206 » 27 May 2018, 22:17

Yes, primarily I would use it to visit my family in England. After that would be Hawaii, Alaska, Australia ........................ the World ...lol

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Post by Bintsy » 29 May 2018, 11:23

:D of course, I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. First I will use it to travel to Canada for I have always wanted to be there, travel to China to the coloured mountains and then explore the world and beyond :D

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Post by strawberrysab » 06 Jun 2018, 06:22

Damn yes I would :) There are so many places I want to visit and not enough money to visit even just one. I’d embrace maybe superpowers and travel from one place to the next like there’s no tomorrow!
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Post by teacherjh » 06 Jun 2018, 22:21

I would love to travel without planes, trains, or automobile. The only downside would be not being able to take anything with you except the clothes on your back and what fits in your pockets.
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Post by Carris72 » 07 Jun 2018, 08:38

Definitely! First place on my list would be my hometown.

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Post by Jgideon » 07 Jun 2018, 23:36

Yes I would definitely use the power especially to disarm the criminals. It would also be an amazing adventure.

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Post by Storm+ » 27 Jun 2018, 18:32

If I had the same ability as Alex Fine, I would use it to travel the world and see a lot of cool places, but I wouldn't use it to steal money from Russian oligarchs or anything exciting and dangerous like that. I would simply travel, enjoy myself, try new things, and meet new people.

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Post by mac83 » 20 Sep 2018, 10:15

I think I would be really nervous to travel like that, but I think I would do it. I have family in Germany I'd go visit. And go and see other family in Oregon. But then I would also travel to places I've always been fascinated with, such as Hawaii, Ireland, Scotland, and Australia.
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