It's been almost a decade since Reddit introduced the world to the Ask Me Anything forums, where a celebrity or politician (remember The Goold Old Times when those were two different categories.
It's rare that an Ask Me Anything makes the news when it's successful. A person answering the questions they're asked should be satisfying and worthy of note, but I only hear about them when they go horribly wrong: when someone has recently had a scandal, and somehow believed that people would be more concerned with their latest album or artistic vision than their social or political faux pas.
There a few different ways to approach this as a prompt. Either write a series of ten to twenty questions, and ask someone else to come up with the person or concept that has to answer them, OR come up with a person or concept that you want to act as a voice for, and crowdsource some questions that people would like your character to answer.
What do you believe should have killed you?
Don't tell us how you survived or what you will do now that you've lived through it. Merely describe the situation and sensations before you knew you were going to live through it.
Despite the weird resurgence of Flat Earthers, our planet is still round. Yet creatures moving across the ground, through the water, and in the sky, appear to be moving in straight lines. What illusion most perplexes you, even though you are fully aware that it's an illusion?
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