a very rare meme

I used to have a life list, it's long gone, so here's something like it, keep it for yourself and check off YOUR things. Mine are in bold, and I'm fairly happy with this so far. Not bad!:

<lj-cut text="Oh, the things I've done">
1. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
2. Swam with wild dolphins
3.<b> Climbed a mountain</b>
4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
5. Been inside the Great Pyramid
6. Held a tarantula.
7. <b>Taken a candlelit bath with someone</b>
8. <b>Said 'I love you' and meant it</b>

9. <b>Hugged a tree</b>
10. <b>Done a striptease</b>
11. Bungee jumped
12. <b>Visited Paris</b> *note: and Rome and Munich and Sydney and Barcelona and Auckland…whee
13. <b>Watched a lightning storm at sea</b>

14. <b>Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise</b>
15. Seen the Northern Lights
16. <b>Gone to a huge sports game</b>
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa *note: Italy was too big for me to get there!
18. <b>Grown and eaten your own vegetables</b>
19. Touched an iceberg
20. <b>Slept under the stars</b>

21. <b>Changed a baby's diaper</b>
22. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
23. <b>Watched a meteor shower</b>
24. <b>Gotten drunk on champagne</b>
25. Given more than you can afford to charity
26. <b>Looked up at the night sky through a telescope</b> *note: a lunar eclipse no less at an observatory!
27. <b>Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment</b>

28. <b>Had a food fight</b>
29. Bet on a winning horse
30. <b>Taken a sick day when you're not ill</b>
31. <b>Asked out a stranger</b>
32. <b>Had a snowball fight</b>

33. Photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier
34. <b>Screamed as loudly as you possibly can</b>
35. Held a lamb *note: I wish a baby goat or bunny counted! Or owl!
36. <b>Enacted a favorite fantasy </b>
37. <b>Taken a midnight skinny dip</b>
38. Taken an ice cold bath
39. <b>Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar</b>

40. Seen a total eclipse
41. <b>Ridden a roller coaster</b>
42. <b>Hit a home run</b>
43. <b>Fit three weeks miraculously into three days</b>
44. <b>Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking</b>

45. Adopted an accent for an entire day
46. <b>Visited the birthplace of your ancestors</b>
47. <b>Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment</b>
48. <b>Had two hard drives for your computer</b> note: at work!
49. Visited all 50 states
50. <b>Loved your job for all accounts</b>

51. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
52. <b>Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I didn't realize it at the time, but I did.)</b>
53. <b>Had amazing friends (Right now?)</b>
54. <b>Danced with a stranger in a foreign country</b> *note: Tahitian dancers are fun!
55. <b>Watched wild whales</b>

56. <b>Stolen a sign</b>
57. <b>Backpacked in Europe</b>
58. <b>Taken a road-trip</b>
59. <b>Rock climbing</b>

60. <b>Lied to foreign government's official in that country to avoid notice</b>
61. <b>Midnight walk on the beach</b>
62. Sky diving
63. Visited Ireland
64. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
65. <b>In a restaurant, sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them</b>

66. Visited Japan
67. Benchpressed your own weight
68. Milked a cow
69. <b>Alphabetized your records </b>
70. <b>Pretended to be a superhero</b>
71. <b>Sung karaoke</b>
72. <b>Lounged around in bed all day</b>

73. <b>Posed nude in front of strangers</b>
74. <b>Scuba diving</b>
75. Got it on to "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye
76. <b>Kissed in the rain</b>

77. <b>Played in the mud</b>
78. <b>Played in the rain</b>
79. <b>Gone to a drive-in theater</b>
80. <b>Done something you should regret, but don't regret it</b>

81. Visited the Great Wall of China
82. Discovered that someone who's not supposed to have known about your blog has discovered your blog *note I have never hid any of my online journals.
83. <b>Dropped Windows in favor of something better</b>
84. Started a business
85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken *note: Thankfully, they mend.
86. <b>Toured ancient sites</b>
87. <b>Taken a martial arts class</b>
88. Swordfought for the honor of a woman
89. <b>Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight</b>

90. <b>Gotten married </b>
91. <b>Been in a movie</b> *note: if a movie trailer counts. ;)
92. <b>Crashed a party</b>
93. <b>Loved someone you shouldn't have</b>

94. <b>Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy</b>
95. Gotten divorced
96. Had sex at the office
97. Gone without food for 5 days
98. <b>Made cookies from scratch</b>
99. Won first prize in a costume contest
100. Ridden a gondola in Venice *note: we shoulda when there *snap*
101. <b>Gotten a tattoo</b>
102. <b>Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on</b>

103. Rafted the Snake River *note: Why don't other larger rivers count? foo.
104. Been on television news programs as an "expert"
105. <b>Got flowers for no reason</b>
106. <b>Masturbated in a public place </b>
107. <b>Got so drunk you don't remember anything</b>

108. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug
109. <b>Performed on stage</b>
110. Been to Las Vegas
111. </b>Recorded music</b>
112. Eaten shark
113. <b>Had a one-night stand</b>
114. Gone to Thailand
115. Seen Siouxsie live *note: Would have if my ride hadn't flaked, still have ticket, grr
116. <b>Bought a house</b>

117. Been in a combat zone
118. Buried one/both of your parents
119. <b>Shaved or waxed your pubic hair off</b>
120. <b>Been on a cruise ship</b>
121. <b>Spoken more than one language fluently</b>
122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone
123. Bounced a check
124. <b>Performed in Rocky Horror</b>

125. <b>Read – and understood – your credit report</b>
126. Raised children
127. <b>Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy</b>
128. <b>Followed your favorite band/singer on tour</b> *note: a little, a few shows in a row</b>

129. Created and named your own constellation of stars
130. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
131. <b>Found out something significant that your ancestors did</b>
132. Called or written your Congress person
133. <b>Picked up and moved to another city to just start over</b>
134. …more than once?
135. <b>Walked the Golden Gate Bridge</b>
136. <b>Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking</b>

137. Had an abortion or your female partner did
138. Had plastic surgery
139. Survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived.
140. <b>Wrote articles for a large publication</b>
142. Held someone while they were having a flashback
143. Piloted an airplane
144. <b>Petted a stingray</b>
145. <b>Broken someone's heart</b>

146. Helped an animal give birth
147. <b>Been fired or laid off from a job</b>
148. Won money on a T.V. game show
149. Broken a bone
151. Gone on an African photo safari
152. <b>Ridden a motorcycle</b>
153. <b>Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph</b>
154. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced</b>

155. <b>Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol</b>
156. <b>Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild</b>
157. <b>Ridden a horse</b>
158. <b>Had major surgery</b>

159. Had sex on a moving train *note: Why do they never ask about AMBULANCES?
160. Had a snake as a pet
161. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
162. 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
165. Visited all 7 continents
166. <b>Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days</b>
167. <b>Eaten kangaroo meat</b>
168. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground
169. Been a sperm or egg donor
170. <b>Eaten sushi</b>
171. <b>Had your picture in the newspaper</b>

172. <b>Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime.</b>
173. <b>Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about</b>
174. <b>Gotten someone fired for their actions</b>
175. <b>Gone back to school</b> *note: If this means taking more classes after college of any kind, then yes.

177. <b>Changed your name</b>
178. Petted a cockroach (ew?!)
179. <b>Eaten fried green tomatoes</b>
180. <b>Read The Iliad</b>
181. <b>Selected one "important" author who you missed in school, and read</b>

182. <b>Dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them</b>
183. …and gotten 86'ed from the restaurant because you did it so many times, they figured out it was you
184. <b>Taught yourself an art from scratch</b>
185. <b>Killed and prepared an animal for eating</b>
186. <b>Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt</b>

187. Skipped all your school reunions
188. <b>Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language</b>
189. Been elected to public office
190. Written your own computer language
191. <b>Thought to yourself that you're living your dream</b>
192. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
193. Built your own PC from parts
194. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
195. <b>Had a booth at a street fair</b>

196. <b>Dyed your hair</b>
197. <b>Been a DJ</b>
198. Found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal
199. Written your own role playing game
200. Been arrested