21 July 2005

What to do…

by Anton Piatek

Dark had this on his blog, and I almost wasn’t going to fill it in… but I gave in

  1. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
  2. Swam with wild dolphins
    03. Climbed a mountain
  3. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
    05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
  4. Held a tarantula.
    07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
    08. Said “I love you” and meant it
    09. Hugged a tree
  5. Done a striptease
  6. Bungee jumped
    12. Visited Paris
    13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
    14. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise
  7. Seen the Northern Lights
  8. Gone to a huge sports game
  9. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
    18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
  10. Touched an iceberg
    20. Slept under the stars
  11. Changed a baby’s diaper
  12. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
    23. Watched a meteor shower
    24. Gotten drunk on champagne
  13. Given more than you can afford to charity
    26. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
  14. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
    28. Had a food fight
  15. Bet on a winning horse
    30. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
  16. Asked out a stranger
    32. Had a snowball fight
  17. Photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier
    34. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
  18. Held a lamb
  19. Enacted a favorite fantasy
    37. Taken a midnight skinny dip
    38. Taken an ice cold bath
  20. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
    40. Seen a total eclipse
    41. Ridden a roller coaster
  21. Hit a home run
    43. Fit three weeks miraculously into three days
    44. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
  22. Adopted an accent for an entire day
  23. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
    47. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
    48. Had two hard drives for your computer
  24. Visited all 50 states
  25. Loved your job for all accounts
    51. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
  26. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
    53. Had amazing friends
    54. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
  27. Watched wild whales
    56. Stolen a sign
  28. Backpacked in Europe
  29. Taken a road-trip
  30. Rock climbing
  31. Lied to foreign government’s official in that country to avoid notice
    61. Midnight walk on the beach
    62. Sky diving
  32. Visited Ireland
  33. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
  34. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
  35. Visited Japan
  36. Benchpressed your own weight
    68. Milked a cow
  37. Alphabetized your records
  38. Pretended to be a superhero
  39. Sung karaoke
    72. Lounged around in bed all day
  40. Posed nude in front of strangers
    74. Scuba diving
  41. Got it on to “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye
  42. Kissed in the rain
    77. Played in the mud
    78. Played in the rain
  43. Gone to a drive-in theater
  44. Done something you should regret, but don’t regret it
  45. Visited the Great Wall of China
    82. Discovered that someone who’s not supposed to have known about your blog has discovered your blog
    83. Dropped Windows in favor of something better
  46. Started a business
    85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
    86. Toured ancient sites
    87. Taken a martial arts class
  47. Swordfought for the honor of a woman
    89. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight (does a D&D RPG count?)
  48. Gotten married
  49. Been in a movie
  50. Crashed a party
  51. Loved someone you shouldn’t have
  52. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy
  53. Gotten divorced
  54. Had sex at the office
  55. Gone without food for 5 days
    98. Made cookies from scratch
  56. Won first prize in a costume contest
  57. Ridden a gondola in Venice
  58. Gotten a tattoo
  59. Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on
  60. Rafted the Snake River
  61. Been on television news programs as an “expert”
    105. Got flowers for no reason
  62. Masturbated in a public place
  63. Got so drunk you don’t remember anything
  64. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug
    109. Performed on stage
  65. Been to Las Vegas
  66. Recorded music
  67. Eaten shark
  68. Had a one-night stand
  69. Gone to Thailand
  70. Seen Siouxsie live
  71. Bought a house
  72. Been in a combat zone
  73. Buried one/both of your parents
    119. ***
    120. Been on a cruise ship
    121. Spoken more than one language fluently – Depends if my Italian was really fluent… probably not
    122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone
  74. Bounced a check
  75. Performed in Rocky Horror
  76. Read – and understood – your credit report
  77. Raised children
  78. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy
  79. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
  80. Created and named your own constellation of stars
  81. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
  82. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
  83. Called or written your Congress person
  84. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
  85. ….more than once? – More than thrice?
  86. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
  87. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
  88. Had an abortion or your female partner did
  89. Had plastic surgery
  90. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
  91. Wrote articles for a large publication
  92. Lost over 100 pounds
  93. Held someone while they were having a seizure
  94. Piloted an airplane
  95. Petted a stingray
    145. Broken someone’s heart
  96. Helped an animal give birth
    147. Been fired or laid off from a job
  97. Won money on a T.V. game show
    149. Broken a bone
  98. Killed a human being
  99. Gone on an African photo safari
    152. Ridden a motorcycle
    153. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph
  100. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
  101. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
    156. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
    157. Ridden a horse
  102. Had major surgery
  103. Had sex on a moving train
  104. Had a snake as a pet
  105. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
  106. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
    163. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
    164. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
  107. Visited all 7 continents
  108. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
    167. Eaten kangaroo meat
  109. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground
  110. Been a sperm or egg donor
    170. Eaten sushi
    171. Had your picture in the newspaper
  111. Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime
  112. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
  113. Gotten someone fired for their actions
  114. Gone back to school
    176. Parasailed
  115. Changed your name
  116. Petted a cockroach
  117. Eaten fried green tomatoes
  118. Read The Iliad
  119. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
  120. Dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them
  121. …and gotten 86’ed from the restaurant because you did it so many times, they figured out it was you
  122. Taught yourself an art from scratch
    185. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  123. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
  124. Skipped all your school reunions
    188. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
  125. Been elected to public office
  126. Written your own computer language
  127. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
  128. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
    193. Built your own PC from parts
  129. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
  130. Had a booth at a street fair
    196: Dyed your hair
    197: Been a DJ
    198: Found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal
    199: Written your own role playing game
    200: Been arrested