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Got it from oceansedge
The Life List.. for whose life, is the question

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
02. Swam with wild dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain several of them
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise On fire watch?
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you can afford to charity
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment The conductor was NOT pleased.
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger (and got embarrassed when it got all confused)
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk.
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched wild whales
45. Stolen a sign Aquarius.
46. Backpacked in Europe.
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Played touch football You can sprain your ankle then, too.
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie
74. Crashed a party
75. Gotten divorced
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
78. Won first prize in a costume contest
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a tattoo
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on television news programs as an “expert”
83. Got flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one/both of your parents This is a life experience?
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror
96. Raised children Raised 2 children, lowered 2 parents. On the average, I'm even.
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours It's called "fever"
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
137. Skipped all your school reunions
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language
141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head Well, the part that's mostly gone anyway.
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life

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deckardcanine
Feb. 6th, 2008 03:23 pm (UTC)
Being 25, I haven't done nearly as many of those things, tho I don't envy you all of them. There are only a few I've done that you haven't:

51. Visited Ireland
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them (if college dining halls count)
58. Sung karaoke
80. Gotten a tattoo (if temporaries count)
87. Eaten shark
94. Spoken more than one language fluently (for certain values of "fluently")
110. Broken someone’s heart (for certain values of "broken someone's heart")
130. Gone back to school (assuming they mean after high school)
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
135. Selected one "important" author who you missed in school, and read
149. Caused a car accident (if scratches in a parking lot count)
oceansedge
Feb. 6th, 2008 03:35 pm (UTC)
I think some of them, whilst not particularly 'desirable' - like the Bucket List - are more a 'well rounded individual' kinda things, 'into every garden a little rain must fall'.

Some of the list was very American-centric, and some of them, well I don't think anyone should or would aspire to, and aren't the sort of thing that happens to everyone eventually - like the losing 100 lbs. And some of us will never have the talent to write our own computer language.

But overall I think it's a pretty good list,
sleepyjohn00
Feb. 6th, 2008 05:59 pm (UTC)
If orangutans can write a programming language, how hard can it be?

Yeah, it's pretty localized. What would be added for other countries?

Walked Hadrian's Wall
Visited Tienemen Square and lived
Wrestled octopus
On first-name basis with a yak
Can find water on the veldt
Have dated a kangroo.
Have dated a kangaroo more than once.
Paying child support to more than one kangaroo.
deckardcanine
Feb. 6th, 2008 07:00 pm (UTC)
I hope that those examples aren't all ones that apply to you, especially the last one.
sleepyjohn00
Feb. 6th, 2008 08:34 pm (UTC)
Legally, I'm not supposed to talk about it.
oceansedge
Feb. 6th, 2008 10:34 pm (UTC)
eaten poutine
spent a week camping in the bush in the snow
eaten cod tongues
made seal flipper pie
driven home in a blizzard
.......
torakiyoshi
Feb. 6th, 2008 04:17 pm (UTC)
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise On fire watch?
Aha! So you're Vigil?

Have the best

-=Kiyoshi
sleepyjohn00
Feb. 6th, 2008 05:16 pm (UTC)
No, but I hope someday to be nominated. No, I was walking through a state forest after a fire, lugging an Indian pump and hitting hot-spots.
torakiyoshi
Feb. 7th, 2008 07:46 am (UTC)
Oooh. You do fire patrol? I tip my hat to you.

I agree on the hope. I made the decision long ago: even if I don't ever get nominated, I consider it my duty to live a life worthy of the nomination.

Have the best

-=Kiyoshi, Brotherhood member
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