I'm 16 years old, and I'm waking up at 4am tomorrow to hopefully be one of the first people in line to get into the Berkshire Hathaway meeting. If I get the chance to ask Warren a question, what should that question be? I think the event is being streamed tomorrow so who knows, you might see your question get asked! Anyways thank you for any ideas, I hope I can talk with him. Also I understand this question is a little off topic, but please don't remove this until after tomorrow, I really don't know what I want to ask him.
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For whatever it's worth, when I went to the meeting a couple of years ago, the question and answer segment is mostly students asking how to pick a stock or what book they should read. I'm sure someone else will ask but it would be interesting to hear their take on the Syrian refugee situation in Europe and how it may impact the EU in general. Or how he/they think the drought in the south western region of the US will impact the national economy, if at all. Like Keshlam says, if YOU don't care about the answer there's really no point to asking the question.
The most important thing you can do is listen to what he and Munger have to say. The way they think is interesting and they have great rapport with eachother. It's a great experience and unfortunately I wasn't able to make my schedule work to attend this year. It's almost comical how many cans of Coke Warren will knock out through the day.
Another fun thing to do is take the shuttle to the airstrip to check out the NetJets. I wish I had the interest and wherewithal to go when I was 16...
I would be curious how he balanced having two female life partners at once. Not sure I would ask that at the shareholder meeting though ;)