questionswhat would you do if you had a portal gun?

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Infinite loop...that's all I need to entertain myself.

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Today, as we were ordering lunch at work, it was suggested that a Portal gun would be useful to allow us to get food from places much farther away (and thus, likely to be better).

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One side here and the other at my girlfriend's. It would make this whole distance relationship thing a lot easier. Oh, and it would be easier for her to make me dinner! Yum!

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Clearly the only answer is Test

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I'd save up enough money to buy a space suit and portal to Mars. That'd be a wild trip!

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@dmaz: Why stop at Mars? Why not just shoot that summabitch randomly into the galaxy and poke your head out wherever it may land?

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@dmaz: I'm pretty sure the game only allows you to put portals on white surfaces So I think you'd have to do an infinite loop then slingshot off the moon.

Now that I think about it portal is kinda racist why would they only allow you to portal to white things?

I may be wrong about that I'm just thinking about the end of portal 2.

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In a single picture: this.

So much this:

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if i had a portal gun i'd sell it for billions of dollars and happily retire

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I feel like I would be dead within the first 30 seconds.

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Use the gun to rob banks, use money to buy space suit, use space suit to transport myself to distant planets and use planets as stepping stones trying to outrun the Big Bang.

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@gideonfrost: The white stuff has ground up moon rocks in it. Apparently there's something in the stuff on the moon that allows you to create a quantum space hole.

If I had a Portal gun, I'd finally be able to scratch my back in that one spot that it itches and I can't reach.

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@rlapid2112: We're talking a scenario where Portal guns exist. I'd like to think that by then we've eliminated such petty annoyances as slides having friction and sore butt problems.

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put one end on my desk and the other on the inside of the refrigerator door, taking lazy to levels unknown

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@disturbed0ne: Friction-less slides reminds me of Clark Griswold and his aluminum disk: http://youtu.be/zpCVrzVr97M at 1:44

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@drchops: But whatever happens to the air if one side of the portal is in a vacuum? Or the all of the matter, if it's too close black hole? The concept of portalling around the universe randomly just sounds terribly dangerous...

Then again, the portal itself doesn't move all that fast from the gun. You can basically watch it move from the gun to the surface - it's certainly not a matter of moving at light speed. Even in the best case scenario, if it did move at light speed, you'd be waiting five years for the portal itself to reach Alpha Centauri, and even then it might hit a surface that isn't quite smooth enough.

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@mascott106: Oh, here's a thought (inspired by your vacuum-of-space idea). If there is a flood, you could portal the lowest point of a flood area and portal a wall in a drought stricken area. Water transfer to the place that needs it, right?

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I am unable to answer as you have not confirmed whether it would work with a mac.

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i would set up a warehouse with random puzzles, traps, etc, a supercomputer, a few cubes here and there, and then stick a person in there

hey that sounds like a great idea for a game!

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set it up next to the toilet
so i don't need to get up in the middle of the night to pee

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I would shoot cool animals (lions, tigers, POLAR BEARS, penguins,elephants, etc) between the bars at the zoo and have the other portal in my house.

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@pshutt: Then, you could portal away the poop.

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@pshutt: So you could come home to a bunch of dead animals and a pi$$ed off polar bear that thinks you'd make a good snack?

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@ptucker2: I'm with you 100% on that one!

It would be nice to portal around town but I don't think there is a lot of moon dust on the earths surface. Anyways, assuming you could shoot portals anywhere AND I'd have the bracers for my legs I'd spend an entire day achieving terminal velocity and launching myself off the sides of buildings. That would be insanely amazing.