Friday, June 15, 2007

I normally hate these lists

But, this one made me think. (RED indicates done it. YELLOW indicates it was the 60's and probably did it...just don't remember. PURPLE indicates a link)

I averaged 74% of the list completed. How did you do?

01. Bought a round of drinks in a bar
02. Swam with dolphins in the ocean
03. Climbed a mountain

04. Drove a Ferrari
05. Visited the Great Pyramids
06. Held a tarantula
07. Taken a bath with someone in candlelight (People bath alone?)
08. Said "I love you" and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Played elastic (Huh?)
11. Been to Paris
12. Watched a storm on the sea
13. Stayed up all night to watch the sun rise
14. Seen the aurora borealis
15. Been to a large sporting event (49ers vs. Miami)
16. Climbed the steps of the St. Joseph’s Oratory
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper (And almost puked)
21. Traveled in a hot air balloon
22. Seen shooting stars
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you could to charity
25. Observed the night through a telescope
26. Participated in a world record event
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse (Too cheap to waste money on a horse)
29. Asked directions from a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Yelled as loud as you could
32. Carried a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse (Lunar, but not solar until 2017)
34. Climbed a sand dune
35. Run over an animal with your car (Couldn't tell if the author meant intentionally)
36. Danced like a crazy person with no regard to who might be watching
37. Adopted an accent for a whole day (Left Okie-la-la-homa before I adopted one for a lifetime!)
38. Felt truly happy, even in a short moment
39. Had two hard disks on your computer (I have THREE on now)
40. Taken care of someone drunk (Holding them over the toilet while they puked)
41. Danced with a stranger
42. Whale-watched in the ocean
43. Stolen a street sign (I know that I stole a headstone)
44. Back-packed across Canada
45. Taken a road trip (No-brainer here folks)
46. Rock-climbed outdoors
47. Sung a ballad on the beach at midnight (BADLY)
48. Gone paragliding
49. Been to Ireland
50. Had a broken heart for much longer than you were with someone.
51. Sat at a table at a restaurant with strangers and eaten with them.
52. Been to Japan
53. Milked a cow (Field trip in first grade)
54. Organized your CD’s alphabetically.
55. Pretended to be a superhero/ine (Hey, I was 4 and Superman was big on television)
56. Sang karaoke (Badly, but sober!)
57. Spent all day in bed
58. Played football
59. Scuba-dived (But snorkeled naked in Grenada)
60. Kissed in the rain*
61. Played in the mud*
62. Played in the rain* (*This is OREGON, remember?)
63. Been in an open-air theatre
64. Been to the Great Wall of China
65. Started your own business
66. Fallen in love without suffering from a broken heart
67. Visited ancient monuments
68. Taken a martial arts class
69. Played XBox for 6 hours straight (What a waste)
70. Been married (X 2)
71. Been in a movie (Nothing big screen although I've looked for myself when they show movies of Altamont) Too young to remember?
72. Organized a surprise party
73. Been divorced (Ummm, see #70)
74. Fasted for 5 days
75. Made cookies from a package mix
76. Won first prize in a costume contest (Sellwood Easter Parade 1955?)
77. Driven a gondola in Venice
78. Have been tattooed
79. Canoed or kayaked
80. Been interviewed on TV
81. Gotten flowers for no particular reason
82. Been in a play
83. Been to Las Vegas (Blew $10 over a weekend)
84. Recorded music
85. Eaten shark
86. Kissed on a first date
87. Been to Thailand
88. Bought a house
89. Buried one of your parents (You mean did I dig the hole and cover them up? Both dead)
90. Been on a cruise
91. Spoken more than one language fluently
92. Raised children (Can you say "vasectomy"? See #20!)
93. Followed your favourite singer on tour
94. Cycled in a foreign country
95. Moved to a new city for a new life (DUH?)
96. Eaten ants (Chocolate-covered. The legs get caught in your throat)
97. Walked on the Golden Gate Bridge (Driven, cycled, jump...)
98. Sang at the top of your lungs in the car without a care as to who might be watching (Just tonight as a matter of fact)
99. Had plastic surgery
100. Survived an accident you statistically shouldn’t have
101. Written articles for a large publication
102. Lost 40 pounds
103. Helped an unconscious person
104. Piloted a plane
105. Touched a live (manta) ray (They are so soft)
106. Broken someone’s heart
107. Helped birth an animal (2 humans count?)
108. Won money in a TV game show
109. Broken a bone
110. Pierced another part of your body other than your ears
111. Handled a revolver or firearm
112. Eaten mushrooms you collected yourself (Do I have "STUPID" tatooed on my forhead?)
113. Ridden a horse (See #109)
114. Undergone a major operation
115. Had a pet snake
116. Slept for more than 30 hours straight
117. Been to all the continents of the world
118. Been on a canoe trip for more than 2 days
119. Eaten kangaroo
120. Eaten sushi
121. Had your picture in the newspaper
122. Changed the opinion of someone with regards to something you’ve felt strongly about
123. Gone back to school
124. Parachuted (50th birthday)
125. Worn a snake
126. Built your PC from different parts
127. Sold something you created to someone you don’t know
128. Dyed your hair
129. Shaved your head
130. Saved someone’s life (10 years in the E.R. - I would HOPE SO)

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