What did you want to be when you grew up VS. what you are now? by QuestionGuy June 21, 2022, 6:49 pm What did you want to be when you grew up VS. what you are now? What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote AskAskMegrewQuestion and Answer See more Previous article why cant pirates sing the alphabet? Next article What song do you hear and can’t help yourself but sing along? 41 Comments Leave a Reply A musical theatre singer. Now I’m an opera singer! Log in to Reply Astronaut vs educational administrator. Log in to Reply A restauranteur. I was going to make people happy with the food I cooked and provide a heck of an experience where you’d want to come back again and again. I work in IT, and a little unhappy about it. Not too much. It pays the bills and puts food in the family’s tummy. Log in to Reply Wanted to be: An artist Am now: Trying Log in to Reply I just wanted to be happy and well off. Now I am sad, unemployed since graduating and poor. Log in to Reply Wanted to be a rockstar, am now a project coordinator… Log in to Reply A teacher or an artist vs. a teacher who makes art! Log in to Reply I wanted to be a space pirate. I now tell Karen’s to calm down so they can explain their outrage at something. Log in to Reply Wanted to be a lot of things. Now I’m depressed. Log in to Reply chef… now im part time custodian Log in to Reply President, Entrepreneur Log in to Reply I wanted to be a rapper, ice cream man, or cook. Now I’m a rapper and a YouTuber Log in to Reply Singer and financially independent vs i do music but not as a living, have my own business and is semi financially independent. Log in to Reply I wanted to be an interior designer and/or artist. I spent many years in retail. Currently in school for medical transcription. Log in to Reply Always wanted to be a park ranger now I’m a forklift driver. Log in to Reply Baseball player —-> electronic sales Log in to Reply I wanted to be a millionaire when I grew up Vs now I can barely afford gas and baby formula (If I can find it) Log in to Reply Wanted to be a dinosaur. Am still not. Log in to Reply I wanted to be somebody. Instead I’m nobody. Log in to Reply “something with computers” (back when computers were Mainframes, Minis, and the Apple ][) –> IT Director Log in to Reply Musician versus Help Desk Engineer/Musician Log in to Reply I wanted to be a physicist or meteorologist (scientist not TV weather person), turns out college is only for rich kids so I work at a warehouse. Log in to Reply I wanted to be a marine biologist and am now a journeyman electrician. Unfortunately I wasn’t quite good enough in school Log in to Reply A fairy, a mermaid, a ballerina, professional artist, vet Nobody Log in to Reply Pilot vs Aircraft mechanic Log in to Reply i wanted to be a doctor. after seeing the pain and study you have to do for that, i threw that dream away real quick. now i just wanna edit videos to make people laugh and have fun Log in to Reply I wanted to be a woman and some kind of doctor. Well, I’m a trans woman and a debt collector for a bank now. Eh, I’ll take 1 out of 2. Log in to Reply It changed with my age. But my aspirations were in science or the NPS. I wound up bouncing jobs and doing sex work for a while. I was on the streets too. Log in to Reply I’m a teacher who wanted to be a game show host. I still do. Log in to Reply Pilot, aeroplane Log in to Reply While little kid I wanted to be a space archeologist. Now I simply want to be an asteroid floating in space. I’m a barman in real life. Wish I would be an asteroid tho. Log in to Reply Wanted to be Elvis lol. I did get to play in a band for a few years and that was fun but doesn’t pay shit unless you are actually famous. I am in IT now. Log in to Reply The profession of the protagonist of the last movie I watched. I am now a student of the universe. Log in to Reply I wanted to be a musician and a marine. I’m a retired marine now. And I am a musician, I don’t get paid to do it but I make music. I build airplanes now too. Log in to Reply I wanted to be a professional illustrator, for things like RPG’s, etc. Took fine art and graphic design. ended up doing illustration and design for tabletop miniature games (similar to, say, 40k). that ended after a few years, but… 25 years later, working on writing and design for a new tabletop game using miniatures. Log in to Reply A musician now I’m a musician that’s sad and has no further direction in life lol Log in to Reply When I was little I wanted to be an accountant because I liked math, and that was the only job I knew of at the time that would involve a lot of math I guess…. I’m a mechanical engineer. 🤓 Log in to Reply I grew up in a small town but I dreamed of working on the top floor of a skyscraper in the big city. I moved to the city for school and eventually got an office job in a tall building where I started out on the 14th floor, then changed positions and moved to the 26th floor, and now am currently working on the 45th floor. There are 52 floors in the building. Give me a few years and I’ll let you know if I’ve made it. Log in to Reply Screenwriter/novelist but I work in digital advertising now. Log in to Reply I wanted to be a park ranger at a national park and now I work in corporate finance. Log in to Reply Pilot. Doctor. 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