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If you could do some power stuff......would you fight crime? This was one of those late night editing conversations Chris and I had. His answer was a pretty good one, how do you go and "fight crime?" and "...no". Would you feel a responsibility to move to Sudan and help people if you had some super human ability?

On a related note: I love batman but he needs to stop getting credit for "not having super powers." Being a super billionaire is a super power. He has Super human abilities that 99% of the world can't have because he has the money to make whatever he wants. If spiderman is in a jam he has a couple options: jump or shoot some web. Batman can do almost anything and you'll accept it because he is super rich. We need to put an end to this madness. Alright back to work.
1 year ago  |  Comments (203)  |  + 335 Cool
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10GHOST10 Fill Werrell
ROFL

Post edited 8/26/12 9:03PM
#1  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 10 Noob
What the fuck! Some guy saying this is awkward I'm out got 2 fucking cools and someone keeps putting lame and noob everyone else's comments!
#15  Posted 1 year ago
RVBFAN314 BRAIN MIA
It's all about timing, good sir.
#16  Posted 1 year ago
AgentTank Duuuuuuuh
With great power, comes great responsibility
#2  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 8 Cool
redarmo25 Space Panda
With great power, comes large power bills.
#3  Posted 1 year ago
232789 Been MIA
I would use my powers EXACTLY how Omega/O'Malley would, DESTRUCTION!
#4  Posted 1 year ago
Tropes MadeUpWorlds
Good point about Batman using money to perform wonders.

Personally, I would feel obligated to use my super powers for the betterment of mankind. Of course, you have to have some fun with it too. No point being able to fly if you don't go on a joyride between buildings now and again.
#3  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 3 Ditto
rAnd0m_n3ss
depending on what power i have. if i can read minds i'd probably work as a spy or something.
#4  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
defaultgamer i am gamer
maybe be a PI or a lawyer
#1  Posted 1 year ago
916 Pirates Life
Might shoot yourself in the foot as a lawyer if your goal is to help people.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
CraigMac Time Lord
Use your powers to get rich, use your richness to get powers
#5  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 7 Funny
vaughngogh ShantyTown
Or your parents to get rich, but whatev.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
and then have them killed as your leaving the theater
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Christophe36 Jedi
I'd just let people hire me for parties...
#6  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 4 Funny
AgentTank Duuuuuuuh
so to answer your question, yes'd I'd fight crime
#7  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 5 Cool
rwevans1968 Blankstare
If you happen to be fighting crime in Chicago, just make sure one of your powers is being bullet proof....
#1  Posted 1 year ago
AgentTank Duuuuuuuh
Oh shit...yeah
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Jumpers Sponsor
If I were a super hero, I would fight western government. Since they are the biggest oppressor of human freedom right now.
#8  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 26 Flamebait
rwevans1968 Blankstare
First point, what you describe and accuse western goverments of doing is what happens in greater numbers in more than 75% of the countries that aren't defined as western cultures or goverments, without any form of "due process" or legal outlets or recourse. People in china have died t...
#11  Posted 1 year ago
Jumper what part of that fucking lame-ass 'joke' could be classified as the genre of political satire.
You are just talking out of your ass you attention whore. You are the kind of person that would find trolling whilst being a fucking retard funny.

Conversation fucking over.
#12  Posted 1 year ago
CrashRTAD Ruckus
There is always those arguements? Like is Thor a super hero because hes a god. And yes id fight crime. id want Thors hammer

Post edited 8/26/12 4:51PM
#9  Posted 1 year ago
wait you mean 'hammer', hammer? or the other hammer?
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Cointoss250 HeadsorTails
I got nothing.
#10  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Cool
JBagley
Im pretty sure we all dont have the option to be trained by ra's al ghul as well
#11  Posted 1 year ago
depends on which background you go off, multiple masters and different types of training in the majority of the origins
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Very true
#2  Posted 1 year ago
danielr1341 Sponsor
my main reason for superpowers is just because it would make day to day life easier
#12  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 3 Ditto
EmbryKaida Spiral
I would definitely fight crime. Depending, you know, on the power, I would do what I can to help, given what crappy state I live in (although the town where my university is located is rather nice). Help the world would be a possibility, like if I had a power that could clean local water, or something, I would do what I could in foreign countries.

But I would probably also end up being an idiot, drunk with power, and kill a bunch of people before I realized the extent of my power, how to control it, and how to help the world. Just my luck.
#13  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Cool
Tedward Sponsor
With great power/money, comes high class hookers
#14  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 9 Zing!
Radius55 Site Admin
If you've got a lot of power, you go after the big problems. That means going after North Korea, Iran, Syria, Columbia, the terrorist enclaves in the Middle East, and so on. Once those are taken care of, there will be more money available to throw at local problems like crime.

So, give me invincibility or the ability to teleport, and I'll do some housecleaning in the HQs of all the assholes out there. And none of that stupidity about being merciful to your enemies. A dead bad guy isn't a bad guy anymore.
#15  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Cool
Not quite. Iron Man targeted the guys in the field. While great and all, there are always more recruits. Instead, go after their headquarters, training bases, logistical centers, etc. Since many of these are hidden in civilian areas, bombing them isn't an option. One guy who can't be hurt,...
#2  Posted 1 year ago
defaultgamer i am gamer
the punisher needs no powers only alot of ammo and kevlar
#3  Posted 1 year ago
BlackPenguin Guardian x4
I've ways been a fan of Karl Pilkington's "Bullshit Man". Just a guy who flys around, and when someone somewhere is talking some bs, he flys in and calls Bullshit. One of the best superpowers ever.
#16  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 4 Funny
Ember FoxGirl
Depends on the power. Different powers and skills would require different outlets. I'd probably do good and help innocent in need and all that. But that may not even involve fighting.

I've always had a fondness for pyrokenetics. This could be used to fight, but the spreadability and overall damage cause by fire in superhero battles... is a serious concern. But what about hiring a bunch of pyrokenetics to create a communal heat source in, say, Russia? Lots of ways to save the world with superpowers. And make money doing it. XD

Post edited 8/26/12 5:07PM
#17  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 2 Cool
GontArk SirBlaksmith
your logic makes sense but I still don't agree with it
#18  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
Aaron Sir Badass
I'm gonna say I wouldn't help and fight crime. Sounds like too much work
#19  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 7 Funny
Kai_Hirogame
Yeah, I'd probably help people. But not in the "lifting a car off of someone" or "putting out a fire" kind of way. I'd probably hunt down drugdealers, human traffickers, pedophiles, murderers, etc... and kill them. More anti-hero or good merc than true hero.
#20  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 5 Cool
No, if you kill pedophiles you are a true hero. They get off way too easy.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
No kidding right?
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Adz96
Chuck Norris
#21  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 5 Lame
Recovery01
Only one power Lycanthropy
#22  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 2 Cool
Only if you kill those sparkling vampires.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
First target vamps next target annoying things in Skyrim that hate werewolves
#2  Posted 1 year ago
FlagFanatic EvilOverlord
I guess it depends on what powers I'd get. I wouldn't be any more able to fight crime if my powers were being odorless or being able to speak any language. But if I could, you bet I would.
#23  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
SatansLizard
Where I live, I barely ever see crime. I would probably use powers to put dickheads in their place, i.e, bullies or just the random people that give it. If I ever saw a crime, I would definately try to stop it, depending on the powers I had. Super Powers for the win! :D
#24  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Cool
Snapshot19
If I had powers, the first 5-10 years would all be entertainment and personal gain.
Similar to the guy from Jumper.

IF something happens that i witness, or effects me or someone i love, i may take up the call to do good.
#25  Posted 1 year ago
hhKate
Batman needs a blue orb to give him super strength...or speed ;)
#26  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 3 Funny
ChaosAD Chemist Nerd
Not going to lie, I might be tempted to be a super villain.
#27  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 2 Funny
NotGrimReape
1. If I had powers I wouldn't do anything, at first, because how often are you going the accept the help of someone that flies/burrows up out of the earth/amasses from shadows?

2. I'll argue that Batman is the only Superhuman because he is the only one without Super-Anything. Everyone else is some sort of metahuman, alien, whatever, Batman does everything with his fists and mind (and his money is simply a by-product of his mind).
#28  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 3 Cool
I don't think anyone can argue that he hasn't made more money after inheriting that money; I think he still would have been Batman without inheriting it.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Original 1930's batman wasn't rich.
#3  Posted 1 year ago
AshleyFurber
Screw helping people! I have super powers!!! I'd fly like a bird and shit on my enemy's whilst at the same time generally enjoy myself. If anything the police should be helping the people.
#29  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 5 Noob
Marksman_91 Sponsor
If I deem whatever abilities I have to be powerful enough to fight crime with ease, then I'd certainly consider it. You have to remember, some powers make your life easier, while others can do that AND much more. Martian Manhunter has the best set of powers any superhero has, IMO. Lemme just list the powers I know he has: flight, shapeshifting, super-strength (not on the same level as Superman, but still stronger than any human being), invisibility, telepathy, intangibility, healing factor. All these powers would sure as hell make MY life easier AND make fighting crime child's play. I could become a professional athlete without having to train, use shapeshifting to be the most well-built and attractive motherfucker in the room, I can play poker and never lose (imagine how much money you could make out of that in Vegas), I can learn criminals'/terrorists' secrets and not have to fear them using guns, as I can simply just phase through the bullets, and infiltrate their most hidden compounds with either invisibility, shapeshifting, intangibility, or a combination of all those. And, of course, with a combination of telepathy and shapeshifting, you can impersonate any person you wanted correctly. Who knows how useful that could prove to be? But then, Spider-man's abilities, while also very awesome to have, would not be as useful to fight crime AND still manage to enjoy a comfortable life. In the end, it depends on what powers I have.

Post edited 8/26/12 5:34PM
#30  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 5 Ditto
True story about martian manhunter, but you gotta admit, not being able to be around fire is kind of a pain for a downside.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
You know if i was a super hero, I would want be like off the grid or something on some tropical island. Might as well not screw with the natural order of things you know?
#3  Posted 1 year ago
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