What did you want to be as a kid when you grew up?

And are you doing something completely different now?

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30/11/2012 at 22:56

I wanted to be a pilot flying something like the Milennium Falcon but ended up being Darth Vader's daughter.  Life sucks sometimes.

02/12/2012 at 14:08

When i was very young I wanted to be a Channel swimmer.

When I was older I wanted to be a vet.

I now have nothing to do with animals but work in the health care industry.  I will be swimming the Channel in July

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
02/12/2012 at 14:10

when I was a kid I just wanted to be a kid!

02/12/2012 at 15:12

I wanted to be a Dentist, but ended up an Engineer by accident

02/12/2012 at 15:15

I've been a technician, a scientist, a technologist (whatever that is) and an engineer.  But basically doing the same job.

The engineer bit makes me laugh.  What do I know about engineering?

02/12/2012 at 15:20

I suppose as soon as you tell people you're an Engineer, they assume you fix a washing machine really.

02/12/2012 at 16:24

As I child I wanted to be a farmer (despite us not owning any land).

I ended up as a food factory worker, chicken farm worker, and call centre operative and am now a law student. 

02/12/2012 at 16:35

Going down in the world then Rickster  Next you will be a solicitor

02/12/2012 at 16:37
SuperCaz wrote (see)

Going down in the world then Rickster  Next you will be a solicitor

Meiow!!! Put those claws away! 

02/12/2012 at 16:53

i wanted to be a pilot, started lessons when i was in the air cadets as a teenager, even got so far as being an instructor in gliders, but ended up being a soldier on thr ground, and now graphic designer/videographer 

 

not much contrast eh o.O

02/12/2012 at 22:16

Aged 8/9 I wanted to be Prime Minister during the week and a pop star at weekends! I ended up neither (academic researcher, which is never something I planned to be)

Edited: 02/12/2012 at 22:20

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