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I think dying within the first 15 minutes is one of the better outcomes you could hope for.

Meanwhile, Ishagu has landed on a pleasure world and has to spend a year as a slave giving 'intimate massages' to Cardinal Dershowitz* and High Lord Joffrey von Epstein. Vayasen is in the dungeons of the Inquisition where some very persistent people with scalpels are explaining to him in excruciating detail that he's not the Emperor, he's a very naughty heretic. And Big Mac has been turned into a toilet-cleaning servitor after getting caught trying to steal fragments of an STC system from a forge world.

* At least the Cardinal keeps his underpants on.**

** Unfortunately, he is 364 years old and as mad as a box of squigs, so he keeps them on his head.



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Only if it's a planet about to surrender to the Tau.

Otherwise, hecc no
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:
Even if a Craftworld was an option, the Aeldari view humans as little more than vermin. Why would they tolerate you?

I reckon you'd last longer in the path of a Waagh! than you would trying to hobnob with the Elves.


don't eldar have zoos and stuff?

In general outside of war time live in the empire does not seem to be much different then normal life on earth right now. Maybe the technology is better, but aside of that stuff is more or less the same.
   
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A human suddenly popping up on a imperial world, assuming it’s not one to do with wars directly.
It would depend I think more on the specific local people, and if they see you pop into existence.

Outside of that, you could not recognise anything, and outside of maybe being psychic and tested they may assume you have had a psychic mess with your mind.
Not knowing anything about the worlds, laws and people.
Local officials won’t be asking if you know any chaos gods, would be local gangs, and things. Maybe a cult, and anything more would probably be taken as above there pay grade.

If you start going off about the emperors dead’s like you where there, they may consider you a possible saint. And push it up the chain, you would be gone before anything gets done.

But I think most people would be ok if they where set and a bit prepared mentally. Not for me for that money, but I could see a lot of people making a good go at it.


Or you could end up in the worst part of necromunda for you, specifically.
   
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That's today, on this planet.

Who knows what kind of germs and bacteria are floating around 40,000 years into the future on a totally unknown (to us) planet.

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What about 100 million to spend a week in Commorragh?

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That depends, will I be immortal or respawn in the real world upon death? Because if no, then the deal is absolutely pointless.


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What about 100 million to spend a week in Commorragh?


Remember to bring the lube and the pain killers.

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Holy Terra

There is a chance of being able to influence events in the 40k, funny enough, but it would depend on where you land and who you can speak to.

Imagine landing on one of the ships that are seeking information and truth in the name of the Primarch, or some more mentally well balanced Rogue Trader.
You could tell the Imperium that Lion L Johnson is alive and sleeping somewhere on the Rock.

But you could also end up on Cammoragh, in which case no volume of money could ever be worth the experience.

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Depends alot on the place you are sent, some backwater in the imperium that is far removed from any actual threat, like most worlds probably are, and you are preety much golden, maybee your living standards decrease, maybee they increase, difficult to estimate due to literal medieval worlds existing nearby vast industrial complexes.

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 Ishagu wrote:
There is a chance of being able to influence events in the 40k, funny enough, but it would depend on where you land and who you can speak to.

Imagine landing on one of the ships that are seeking information and truth in the name of the Primarch, or some more mentally well balanced Rogue Trader.
You could tell the Imperium that Lion L Johnson is alive and sleeping somewhere on the Rock.

But you could also end up on Cammoragh, in which case no volume of money could ever be worth the experience.


because a visit to Cammoragh would be pricless?

but yea i mean you might have info but i feel like the fact that you have info would likely get you killed. by itself. "you say the lion is awake under the rock, bold claim you will live if this information is true and be rewarded but must a company me there to find out " *goes to the rock* *murdered by dark angels*

for a million though maybe best to hit a manifactorum for a year, do some hard work, maybe due to current skills, like in my case, electronic repair (or insert a skill any person might have, farming, beurocracy etc.) actually be seen as useful and hope for no invasions?

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For 100 million? Yes, I'd be willing, provided I have some time to prepare beforehand (e.g. learn the language beforehand, and so on). It's a harsh world, but normal people do live in it. It's not just badasses, but also workers, scribes, mothers, etc.

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Those normal people are usually armed to what few teeth they have left, and occasionally have gang-wars over who gets to be the dirt-farmers/sump-dwellers/manufactorum-serfs/mendicant-pilgrims.

You couldn't pay me enough to spend any time in the Dark Millennium.

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Mississippi

I cannot imagine this would end well, as the only one who could probably perform this would be one of the Chaos gods (probably Tzeench)

I wouldn’t take this up for many reasons
- Wouldn’t speak the language
- No or little resistance to diseases that have had millennia to evolve
- No assurance of having 40K currency, food or shelter on arrival
- No idea what the planetary conditions would be like
- No idea what I’d do for a living
- Likelyhood of ending up in a war zone, or possible conscription into a war zone
- No idea how an inquisitor might view me

Better just to try and win the lottery, says I

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Keep your mouth shut and you'll be fine.

Provided no cheating by the chaos gods that brought you there. No cheating means:

1)basic immunity to the normal desieses in the local population. If a plague hits your world and wipes out half the population you take your chances like everyone else. But you don't die in the first 2 weeks from the flu.

2) basic ablity to blend in and not be scooped up as a spy or a heritic. Means you speak the local language, and you resemble the local acceptable human standard.

3)cover story about how you got there. You can blow your cover story if you want, and tell them you have a bet with ruinous powers, and are actully a time shifting alien from the acient past with forbidden knowledge of several very secretive and angry cults deepest and most forbidden mysteries. But the choas gods don't tip anyone off, and your method of appearance doesn't blow your cover.

In that case you could make it, I don't think I would take the deal, I don't make bets with ruinous powers. But I could make it. Keep your head down mouth shut and do as your told. If war comes to your planet do your part and keep faith with the Emperor.
   
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- Wouldn’t speak the language
- No or little resistance to diseases that have had millennia to evolve
- No assurance of having 40K currency, food or shelter on arrival
- No idea what the planetary conditions would be like
- No idea what I’d do for a living
- Likelyhood of ending up in a war zone, or possible conscription into a war zone
- No idea how an inquisitor might view me


Pretty much this

Coupled to that I couldnt even explain them useful technology like how a circuit breaker works or a dynamo or a microchip.
Actual engineers from our time might have a field day though. Well either that or be shot by the Mechanicus.

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Headlss wrote:
Keep your mouth shut and you'll be fine.

Provided no cheating by the chaos gods that brought you there. No cheating means:

1)basic immunity to the normal desieses in the local population. If a plague hits your world and wipes out half the population you take your chances like everyone else. But you don't die in the first 2 weeks from the flu.

2) basic ablity to blend in and not be scooped up as a spy or a heritic. Means you speak the local language, and you resemble the local acceptable human standard.

3)cover story about how you got there. You can blow your cover story if you want, and tell them you have a bet with ruinous powers, and are actully a time shifting alien from the acient past with forbidden knowledge of several very secretive and angry cults deepest and most forbidden mysteries. But the choas gods don't tip anyone off, and your method of appearance doesn't blow your cover.

In that case you could make it, I don't think I would take the deal, I don't make bets with ruinous powers. But I could make it. Keep your head down mouth shut and do as your told. If war comes to your planet do your part and keep faith with the Emperor.


If it was the terms of this to no cheating. I'd be tempted but unsure.

If it is literally me as I am now and *zwoop* in there. Then no. 100% not.

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But we all know ruinous powers cheet. So you would have to have the Laughing god, or the big E betting on you, to keep the chaos gods honest. Those guys don't give a gak about your Hundred million, or a petty lityle thing like your soul. No those guys play for high stakes. So if they are part of a bet that teleports you through time and space (and genera) to a "random" world you better believe something is going to "randomly" happen to it.
   
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Headlss wrote:
But we all know ruinous powers cheet. So you would have to have the Laughing god, or the big E betting on you, to keep the chaos gods honest. Those guys don't give a gak about your Hundred million, or a petty lityle thing like your soul. No those guys play for high stakes. So if they are part of a bet that teleports you through time and space (and genera) to a "random" world you better believe something is going to "randomly" happen to it.


If it was an event where I knew it was a divine bet. One set of divine being wanting me to live. The other to not. I;d be more tempted to say yes. Just to see what crazy gak happens and how I could be deus ex machina'd out of situations.

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40k Imperium is pretty much Victorian England sprinkled with the Spanish Inquisition and with a copious dab of future guns. Poor sanitation, poor living conditions, poor working environments, and the constant threat that the 30 cents and/or any deviant statement (like "this sucks") you made that week will make you a target for murder. Chances are that, unless you're extraordinarily lucky or physically fit and skilled, one of these things will catch up to you before the year is up.
   
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Well I can't speak low gothic and I'm not immunized to the countless possible diseases and illnesses in the 40k universe so heck no. I'd be unable to communicate and exposure to just about anything will have me dead from the plague. Assuming those technicalities were not a thing then still probably not. Chances are I'd still be dead, but I might risk it. Put myself off as a saint preaching the greatness of the God emperor. Use my out of universe knowledge to sway people.

Or may just get really lucky and land on a good world.... OR be equally as likely to end up on Catachan and if that's the case I'm just shooting myself as fast as possible.

 
   
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I prefer to take my chances on a lottery ticket which have odds of winning better than odds of survival in 40k.

   
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 flandarz wrote:
40k Imperium is pretty much Victorian England sprinkled with the Spanish Inquisition and with a copious dab of future guns. Poor sanitation, poor living conditions, poor working environments, and the constant threat that the 30 cents and/or any deviant statement (like "this sucks") you made that week will make you a target for murder. Chances are that, unless you're extraordinarily lucky or physically fit and skilled, one of these things will catch up to you before the year is up.


Most people in Victoria England and during the spanish inquisition, and in 40k live. They all know it sucks and some of them say so, many of them have 30 cents and a pack of cigarettes in their pocket but they rarely get murdered for them. If they can live through it you can too.
   
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I think the chances that I'm either killed by a random ganger, turned into a servitor as punishment for tech heresy or burned as a heretic for having the wrong sort of ideas are pretty high. I doubt I'd make it a month.

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Headlss wrote:
Most people in Victoria England and during the spanish inquisition, and in 40k live. They all know it sucks and some of them say so, many of them have 30 cents and a pack of cigarettes in their pocket but they rarely get murdered for them. If they can live through it you can too.


Actually, a significant number of people during those times didn't live. Sure, if you made it to puberty, you had a solid chance to becoming an old man, but a lot of folks died before then from things like disease, overwork, and violence. And I'd wager that the average modern human transplanted to the 40k universe wouldn't have the immune system, physical fitness, or knowledge of which neighborhoods that an adult who grew up there would. You'd essentially be an infant, so good luck.
   
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I think the best chances of survival is on an agri world. Because apparently those are basically feudal worlds, where you spend most of your time farming, and doesn't have the same problem as hive worlds. Surviving a year there should be relatively easy. Unless a bunch of cultists, orks, Dark Eldar or nids suddenly have the urge to eat corn.
Or unless the village you're staying in just happens to be over a necron tomb.

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The legends of the 'Spanish Inquisition' were largely invented by the English.

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 Excommunicatus wrote:
The legends of the 'Spanish Inquisition' were largely invented by the English.


And Warhammer was largely invented by the English, so the legends are probably a better predictor of how Warhammer behaves than history.

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Nah, knowing my luck I'd get space-measles and be dead in under a week!
   
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I'd agree but only I get to hang out with the Kroot. They got a laid back attitude, a sense of humor and good food. A year of lounging in a hammock with a full belly.

Don't even have learn another language, since Kroot got a knack for those.

Just have to not think where the meat's coming from. and remember to behave.

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I say a firm, "Hell no!".

Even if you survive a year in the 41st millennium of Mans civilization, your unlikely to survive it intact. Being physically mutilated is extremely likely in that galactic hellscape. And even if your body is whole your mind may be shattered. Watching someone you care about get hit by a gauss flayer or taken to the Black Arcs is soul rending.

Soooo....NOPE.

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