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Post 1,100 — Your Bucket List

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by GBNF, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    I forgot to do a milestone post with No. 1,000 — and to be honest, milestone posts are lame as shit anyway — so I thought I'd use one as an excuse for this thread. Searched the archives to no avail, so here goes nothing. As long or as short as you want.

    1) See a Doowop All-Stars show with my dad.
    2) Sell a screenplay.
    3) Catch a home run; a foul ball would be OK, but a home run would really be something.
    4) Get arrested for something inconsequential and live to talk about it.
    5) Recreate the path of National Treasure.
    6) Become a trucker for three months.
    7) Take my niece to the zoo.
    8) Play hookie from work and grab a hot dog and a beer and just sit on the street and watch people.
    9) Write a book or two or 24.
    10) Revisit Europe, and do it the right way this time.
  2. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    1. Visit as many D-1 college football stadiums as possible/ go to as many bowl games as possible.
    2. Appear on Jeopardy.
    3. Travel to Europe.
    4. Go to the Rose Bowl.
    5. Attend the NBA/NHL/MLB Finals.
    6. Run a marathon
    7. Qualify one of my hurdlers (In addition to being a broke journalist, I'm a track coach) for states every year.
    8. Get a humorous editorial published on the national level
    9. Get my masters and or a teaching degree
  3. Wenders

    Wenders Well-Known Member

    Actually, right after I saw the Bucket List, I made the list of places I wanted to go before I was 30, wrote it down and saved it. (I put it on my private blog and stickied it, so it stares me in face every day.)

    I have traveled outside of the United States. Now I want to travel in it. I want to see my country.

    1. New York City
    2. Boston
    3. Tampa, Fla.
    4. San Francisco
    5. Dallas and/or San Antonio
    6. Washington, D.C.
    7. Louisville, Ky.
    8. Nashville, Tenn.

    (This is one place per year from now until I turn 30. I guess I've done Louisville since after I made this list, I moved to Kentucky, but I still need to go there and sightsee and stuff.)
  4. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    My Bucket List would actually involve Little Man, in some instances...

    1. Take Little Man to walk the deck of the USS Wisconsin just once.
    2. Take Little Man to see a real snowstorm or blizzard. Just once. :D
    3. Drive a high-powered sports car down an empty, straight highway at absolute top speed.
    4. Go scuba diving in the reefs off Australia.
    5. Have at least five or six books published and see them sell well.
    6. See one of my stories turned into a really good movie.
    7. Kiss Alyssa Milano.
    8. Be in orbit around the planet.
    9. Be in a jet as it breaks the sound barrier.
    10. Kiss Alyssa Milano.
  5. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Alley, I think IJAG gives you some competition for 7 and 10...:D
  6. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest


    Can I amend it to see IJAG kissing.... :D
  7. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    I started a bucket list a couple of years ago and have already crossed three items off (sat ringside at WrestleMania, went to Vegas and performed with a rock band on stage during a concert). That leaves the following, in no particular preference:

    1. Vacation in Florida (this one is only nine days away)
    2. Have a threesome
    3. Get cast in a movie, even if it's only as an extra
    4. Get married (This one seems to be getting closer and closer)
    5. Have kids.
    6. Coach a Little League baseball team and win at least one game
    7. Visit California and take a picture with the Hollywood sign as the backdrop
    8. Visit every state in the US for at least a day (Nine down, soon to be ten)
    9. Go to the Super Bowl/NBA/MLB/NHL Finals
    10. Interview one of my idols growing up
    11. Retire by 60
  8. JLaff

    JLaff Guest

    1. See every MLB ballpark
    2. Go to Ireland
    3. Write a book
    4. Learn to surf
    5. For at least a few months, live somewhere out of cell phone range
    6. Make peace with my father
    7. Start something that will last long after I die
    8. Drive cross-country
    9. Become a mentor for someone
    10. Retire to Coronado
  9. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    1. Graduate from Flagler College
    2. Learn to surf
    3. Buy a motorhome and travel across the country when I get older
    4. Travel to Portugal and find my cousins, aunt, uncles who live there
    5. Publish a book
    6. Write a screenplay that is turned into a film
    7. Raise happy, healthy children
    8. See every MLB park
    9. Get married (a few times?)
    10. Continue DJing on radio
  10. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Some really good ones there, guys...
  11. crimsonace

    crimsonace Active Member

    1. Adopt at least one more kid (we have one, born in China).
    2. Win a state title (I'm a high school basketball coach).
    3. Travel to Europe
    4. Spend a summer in Maine -- visit Acadia/Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain, go to NH and ride to the top of Mt. Washington.
    5. See the Grand Canyon
    6. Attend the Stanley Cup Finals
    7. Go to a World Cup soccer game
    8. See the Cubs win the World Series (OK, it's wishful thinking, but so is No. 2 :) ).
    9. Drive cross-country on 2-lane roads (US 30, 40 or 50, or a combination of US 40 & old US 66).
    10. Ride VIA's Toronto-Vancouver train in first class
  12. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    1) Spend 6 months at an artists colony doing the projects I've dreamed for 10 years.
    2) Watch a Premier League game in person.
    3) Spend a month in Rio.
    4) Spend a month in dark heart of Africa.
    5) Spend a month in Paris.
    6) Read books to dying children and the elderly.
    7) Go to the lady I loved most and wanted to share the rest of my life with, ask her to go to dinner on the Upper East side, and have a final, enchanting conversation with her.
    Eight) Hike the A-T.
    9) One final week splashing around in the Pacific Ocean.
    10) Set up a scholarship trust fund for a male and female high schooler to attend college.
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