There were quite a few non-controversial answers. "Getting an iPhone" was an answer repeated dozens of times. Switching from Internet Explorer to a better browser was another. Hundreds of members wrote "losing weight."
User dogslike us responded to the question, in part:
Then at 22 I tried pot. Sooo much better than alcohol.At the time of publication, this comment had received more than 3,000 upvotes. User morganinhd went for harder drugs and was still met with great approval. She wrote:
LSD. Mother of god it's fantastic.The comment has received over 1,500 upvotes.
Almost as frequent an answer than the previous two, however, was "pirating," or the act of downloading either music, films, video games, or pictures without the consent or compensation of the artist. User crazycarl003 received a whooping 3,681 upvotes for his short answer of:
pirating textbooks.User dat_****_gray agreed, boasting:
Becoming a pirate. I've easily plundered 500 gigs worth of film, games and music over the last year.Sometimes it's not terribly difficult to see why President Obama was able to get the vote of under-informed liberals. This is one of those times.