Friday, September 29, 2006

Have You Ever...

I found this little survey that asks if you have ever done any of the things listed and I'm sad to report that I haven't done as much in life as I wanted to have done by now. here's the survey - I've done the things in bold. The things I want to do and plan on doing are in red

bought everyone in the pub a drink - yes, but there were only like 5 people there and they were my friends, so it wasn't a big deal
swam with sharks
climbed a mountain - an extinct volcano actually
taken a Ferrari for a test drive
been inside the Great Pyramid
held a tarantula
taken a candlelit bath with someone
said 'I love you' and meant it
hugged a tree
done a striptease
bungee jumped
visited Paris
watched a lightning storm at sea
stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise
seen the Northern Lights

gone to a huge sports game
walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
walked the stairs to the top of the statue of liberty
grown and eaten your own vegetables
touched an iceberg
slept under the stars
changed a baby's diaper
taken a trip in a hot air balloon
watched a meteor shower
gotten drunk on champagne

given more than you can afford to charity
looked up at the night sky through a telescope
had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment - yes, while getting yelled at.
had a food fight
bet on a winning horse
taken a sick day when you're not ill
asked out a stranger
had a snowball fight
photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier
screamed as loudly as you possibly can
held a lamb
enacted a favorite fantasy
taken a midnight skinny dip
taken an ice cold bath
had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
seen a total eclipse
ridden a roller coaster
hit a home run
fit three weeks miraculously into three days
danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
adopted an accent for an entire day
visited the birthplace of your ancestors
actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
had two hard drives for your computer
visited all 50 states
loved your job for all accounts
taken care of someone who was shit faced
had enough money to be truly satisfied
had amazing friends
danced with a stranger in a foreign country
watched wild whales
stolen a sign
been to Europe
backpacked in Europe
taken a road-trip

rock climbed
lied to foreign government's official in that country to avoid notice
taken a midnight walk on the beach
been sky diving
visited Ireland
been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
been in a restaurant, sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them
visited Japan
benchpressed your own weight
milked a cow
alphabetized your cds

pretended to be a superhero
sung karaoke
lounged around in bed all day
posed nude in front of strangers
gone scuba diving
got it on to "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye
kissed in the rain
played in the mud
played in the rain
gone to a drive-in theater
done something you should regret, but don't regret it
visited the Great Wall of China
dropped Windows in favor of something better
started a business
fallen in love and not had your heart broken
toured ancient sites
taken a martial arts class
sword fought for the honor of a woman
played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
gotten married
been in a movie
crashed a party
loved someone you shouldn't have
kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy
gotten divorced
had sex at the office
made cookies from scratch
won first prize in a costume contest
ridden a gondola in Venice
gotten a tattoo
found that the texture of some materials can turn you on
rafted the Snake River
been on television news programs as an "expert"
got flowers for no reason
got so drunk you don't remember anything
been addicted to some form of illegal drug
performed on stage
been to Las Vegas
recorded music
eaten shark
gone to Thailand
seen Siouxsie live
bought a house
been in a combat zone
buried one/both of your parents
been on a cruise ship
spoken more than one language fluently - not anymore
gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone
bounced a check
performed in Rocky Horror
read - and understood - your credit report
raised children
recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy - legos!
followed your favorite band/singer on tour
created and named your own constellation of stars
taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
found out something significant that your ancestors did
called or written your Congress person
picked up and moved to another city to just start over
walked the Golden Gate Bridge
sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking
had an abortion or your female partner did
had plastic surgery
survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived
wrote articles for a large publication
lost over 100 pounds
held someone while they were having a flashback
piloted an airplane
petted a stingray
broken someone's heart
helped an animal give birth
been fired or laid off from a job
won money on a T.V. game show
broken a bone
killed a human being
gone on an African photo safari
ridden a motorcycle
driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph
had a body part of yours below the neck pierced

eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
ridden a horse
had major surgery
had sex on a moving train
had a snake as a pet
hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
visited all 7 continents
taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
eaten kangaroo meat
fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground
been a sperm or egg donor
eaten sushi
had your picture in the newspaper
had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime
changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about
gotten someone fired for their actions
gone back to school
parasailed
changed your name
petted a cockroach
eaten fried green tomatoes
read The Iliad
selected one "important" author who you missed in school, and read
dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them
taught yourself an art from scratch
killed and prepared an animal for eating
apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
skipped all your school reunions (not on purpose)
communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
been elected to public office
written your own computer language
thought to yourself that you're living your dream
built your own PC from parts
sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
had a booth at a street fair
dyed your hair
been a DJ
found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal
written your own role playing game
been arrested

So, basically, it looks like I'm going to be pretty busy.

If you have a chance, answer this survey and send it to me as a comment!

1 comment:

Star8278 said...

As you wish.... (only showing the ones I have done)


said 'I love you' and meant it

hugged a tree

watched a lightning storm at sea

stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise

gone to a huge sports game

grown and eaten your own vegetables

slept under the stars

changed a baby's diaper

watched a meteor shower

looked up at the night sky through a telescope

had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment -

had a food fight

bet on a winning horse

taken a sick day when you're not ill

had a snowball fight

ridden a roller coaster

fit three weeks miraculously into three days

actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment

loved your job for all accounts

taken care of someone who was shit faced

had amazing friends

watched wild whales

taken a road-trip

taken a midnight walk on the beach

been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love

alphabetized your cds

lounged around in bed all day

played in the mud

played in the rain

gone to a drive-in theater

started a business

loved someone you shouldn't have

kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy

made cookies from scratch

got flowers for no reason

performed on stage

been to Las Vegas

bought a house

gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone

bounced a check

read - and understood - your credit report

raised children


sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking

broken a bone

ridden a motorcycle

driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph

ridden a horse

eaten sushi

had your picture in the newspaper

eaten fried green tomatoes

taught yourself an art from scratch

killed and prepared an animal for eating

apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt

skipped all your school reunions

communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language