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What’s Your BUCKET LIST? Here’s MINE!

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posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:51 AM
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WHAT A WONDERFUL THREAD!!!
After reading all the submissions , I was actually able to check off some items that continued to appear and that has made me realize how lucky I have been... true love found...check. Kids... check... own a home... check. made a difference in some ones life (if you count pulling him out of the American River after a car accident in March...damn that water was cold!)...check.

As for me.. married 18 years, 3 kids, raised catholic (don't wear the club jacket anymore) Silicon Valley born and raised, but not in the industry.
list includes world travel to Italy and beyond, and that little shack on the beach in the Corona commercial. I've already seen the UFO (I think) but would love confirmation... maybe that is what we need to make sure our children will be able to move forward as we have, the babyboomer generation.




posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 01:19 AM
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1. Design a craft that can travel faster than the speed of light
2. use craft from answer 1. to just leave the earth and explore the galaxy
3. see the pyramids in egypt
4. examine CIA archives
5. examine vatican archives
6. Learn Latin
7. Learn celtic
8. explore tunnels never before been explored
9. longevity
10. visit scotland

some dont sound like they will ever happen but they are things i really want to do before i die


yea i know im a dreamer but its my dreams that stop me going insane on this rock of corruption and vice

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posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 01:24 AM
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I am 57 and have done much of mine

1 Cross the Pacific Ocean on a wooden ship. 'done' crossed it on the USS Enhance MSO 437

2 Work a gold mine. 'done' Was the mine superintendent of a high grade gold mine in northern Calif.

3 Find a meteorite. 'done'

4 Implode a building. working on that.

5 Fire a 50 M2HB bmg. 'done'

6 Turn 35 miles of a river brite fluorescent green. 'done' won't say where the gov has no sense of humor. it got blamed on the tree huggers.

7 Go to a Solider of Fortune convention 'done'X5

8 Go to a Burning Man Festival 'done' X2

9 Repel down the side of a casino in Las Vegas, Nevada 'Done' did it with two Las Vegas cops so i did not get arrested. Sahara Hotel & Casino 1986 SOF convention.

10 Mark a dry lake in the Calif desert with something so big the it shows on google earth. something like a crop circle but on a dry lake bed. working on it

11 There is a few other things that i can not list for legal reasons as i do not want to get arrested when the cops find out it was me.
no harm no fowl its just the cops have no sense of humor.
one thing is to do something harmless but so noteworthy that it gets in the news nationwide without getting caught.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 01:36 AM
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old dude with an attitude

1. visit every state in the Union while traveling by motorcycle.(Haven't figured out that trip to Hawaii. YET)
2 See the pyramids in Mexico
3. See the Andes
4. Record a CD doing the songs my way!
5. SIng a duet with Emmy Lou Harris
6. Sing a duet with Linda Rondstadt (shows how old I am)
7. Visit Ireland(I'm homsick, and I've never even been there)
8. Visit Washington, the Smithsonian, Jamestown. The whole beginning of the country gig.
9. See the himalayas
10. See this country return to the values we had during the 1950s



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 01:37 AM
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Great Thread


male
Age 23
single
straight
Canadian
not religious
Right of centre

1. Skydive

2. Become a pilot

3. Get a degree in chemistry or engineering

4. Own a house (or even better, houses
)


5. Be an astronaut

6. Walk on the Moon

7. Travel all over the world

8. Be able to make a decision whether or not to join the military (soon hopefully
)


9. Realize all fears and worries are without warrant and live life accordingly

10. To be able to give a person the same freedoms that I enjoy that is currently unable to

11. Be able to live long enough to watch this world change to a point where instead of the majority of the people live under fascism and starvation, live under a free and plentiful society that we in the west live in

12. Watch the world make the transition into space

Lots more to add but I think that should do for now.



[edit on 15-10-2008 by Cool Hand Luke]

[edit on 15-10-2008 by Cool Hand Luke]



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 01:50 AM
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Male
23
Straight
Australian
Musician/Music teacher
Some mixture of Christianity, Buddhism, Deism, and a little Esotericism.
Politically I hope for a brighter world but all I see is a boot stamping on a human face.... forever.

1) Completely master jazz based improvisation on the valve trombone, trombone, and flugelhorn, and enjoy playing for the rest of my life.

2) Make some really nice recordings with some fantastic players.

3) Find true love, and raise a wonderful family.

4) Move out to the hinterlands and become self sufficient.

5) Become involved in local politics and help improve my community and help those less fortunate than me.

6) Travel the world.

7) Find out the true nature of existence and learn the truth about the way the world really works.

8) Grow spiritually and evolve morally and intellectually as a person, perhaps even attain enlightenment...

9) Greedy one now - I'd like to trade in my yamaha flugelhorn on a Kanstul 1525.

10) Another greedy one, I'd love a Black BMW M5, and a boat, but the boat doesn't have to be anything too fancy, just big enough to have some fun on...

11) Write some books or novels or screenplays.

12) Tell difficult and materialistic people whose company I don't enjoy exactly what I really think of them... oh boy, it would be so sweet.


There's probably loads more but this is what comes to mind right now.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 03:01 AM
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In no order:

1) Create a piece of art that im truly happy with.

2) Travel outside of earth.

3) Fix one of the worlds many problems.

4) Fall in love

5) be remembered

6) Content

7) Die in an amazingly odd/exciting way. Eg: Riding a bike into a black hole.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 03:13 AM
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Great thread idea.

Doomsauce
male
29
Straight
Single-ish
Agnostic
politically disgusted

1. Go on a European concert tour with my band

2. Octoberfest

3. Learn to brew my own beer

4. See the ocean (I live approx 200 miles from the geographical center of N. America, the biggest body of water I've ever seen is Lake Superior)

5. Learn to fly

6. Own a motorcycle (not a crotch-rocket)

7. Travel through space

8. Read all the books I've wanted to read but have never made time for

9. Bet $20,000 at the roulette wheel and not care if I win or lose

10. Be on the Daily Show with John Stewart and ask him if he's ever looked at the back of a twenty dollar bill

That's what I can think of for now. Again, great thread, starred and flagged.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 03:13 AM
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10: S@it on the White House Lawn (This is my last one because this could get me shot) ..r o t f l
9: Meet Quentin Tarantino & Work on a Film with him.
8: Travel Back in Time.
7: Meet Aliens
6: Learn a Foreign Language
5: Spend as much time with my family as possible.
4: Sky Dive
3: Dance with The Dancing Storm Trooper Danny Choo
2: Become a Millionaire
1: Make a Castle made of Cheese and then shrink myself down to the Size of a Doll and then eat my way out!



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 05:05 AM
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Awesome thread!


Joe G.
Male
Age: 22
Straight/ in a 3 year relationship that has changed my life.
No religion

(no particular order)

1. Go to college, complete it, and become a Game Designer.

2. Explore my ranch (explore around Guam as well)

3. Build a rocket, fly into space, and watch the earth with my girlfriend.

4. See alien lifeforms. Alien animals and plants.

5. Marry my girlfriend (even though I'm not religous, I like this idea of marriage)

6. See the world at it's best. See people change their lives from negative to positive.

7. Go around my island and take pictures of the wildlife.

8. Go around places to eat different foods and eat at variety restaurants.

9. Design a complete fantasy world for a game or book. (working on it)

10. Help the world be at it's best, Help people change their lives from negative to positive.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 05:38 AM
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Male
Age: 16
Straight
Buddist(Or atleast living by their life values)

1. Find true love.
2. Bring the world an invention or at least an idea which brings about world peace.
3. Bring the world a revolutionary alternative energy source.
4. Come into definite contact with a being not of this world.
5. Witness the Aurora lights.
6. Travel around the world visiting as many sites of interest as I can.
7. Meet some of the many people I talk to on the internet.
8. Die knowing I did all for humanity that I could.
9. Travel into space.
10. Everyday know that I have denied ignorance



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 05:45 AM
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Originally posted by asala

Mine:

1, To find true love,


How YOU doin?


>Not one line<



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 05:48 AM
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Female age 37
Divorced w/children
Pagan

After reading through the other lists I truly wonder how many will take the steps to achieve what they posted.
In all seriousness, I watched "The Bucket List" for the first time just a few weeks ago.
A very eye opening movie, and I definitely laughed and cried.
My list seems so simple in comparison. I don't feel the need to do extreme things, or make my mark on the world. It has always been the most simplest of things in life that bring me happiness, and I see no reason to strive for more than that.

10. Fall asleep watching the sunset on a beach.
9.Be successful at my true calling in life.
8. Be in NYC for the lighting of the tree at Christmas, Rockefeller Center.
7. Be in NYC for the Ball drop at Times Square New Years Eve.
6.Be able to walk into the front door of my home..and it really be mine.
5. See the Rocky Mountains.
4. Dip my toes in the Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans.
3. A Yamaha Virago.
2. To see my children grow up and be far more successful than I. Then I know I've done right by them.
1. To die before I reach 65, so that I will not be a burden to anyone in my old age.

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posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:01 AM
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Here is my Bucket List:

Write a Novel. A bestseller at that.
Travel to Japan.
Learn to speak Japanese and French
Experience full disclosure on the UFO phenomena
Become an accomplished photographer
Learn to play the guitar


Not very long, but I think I will have enough to work on here.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:10 AM
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Ha good thread!

Paul
26
Straight - engaged
British
No specific religion

1. Prove / disprove whether Telekinesis is possible;
2. Visit the Egyptian pyramids;
3. Fly a plane;
4. Drive a Mustang GT;
5. Write an RPG computer game;
6. Learn calculus and advanced algebra;
7. Taste "pure" water;
8. Attain a PhD and get published;
9. Experience something unexplainable / paranormal first-hand;
10. Go for dinner with Patrick Moore and re-live our Gamesmaster years;

The list above is in no particular order I can think of yet, but it's my input!

T



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:29 AM
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Dave Rabbit
Male
Age: 30
Straight
Agnostic

1. – Get my family out away from civilisation
2. – Create a virus that eradicates most of mankind
3. – Give the earth back to nature with an apology
4. – Visit Tokyo
5. – Obtain Telekinesis
6. – Become Financial free or eradicate the use of money
7. – Create a AI neural net that will revolutionise the world
8. – Find a way to download and upload knowledge between individuals
9. - Own a bar named "Club Nerd" with touch screen table top computers
10. – Destroy the Apple brand and their followers



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:29 AM
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Male
39
Single
Finn

1. Find a peace with myself.
2. Find my place in this world.
3. Learn to not to judge.
4. Learn to overcome my fears (i guess related to no. 1).
5. Travel around the world using trains, ships etc (not flying).
6. Spend a night in sleepingbag on the top of Machu Picchu.
7. Learn to have oobe by will.
8. Have a cottage with sauna by the lake in finnish woods (to escape city life when want).
9. Go to Sigur Ros concert

10. To be open to something compeletely new.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:43 AM
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1) find out what i was put on this planet for
2) travel to other planets / galaxies
3) become rich.. become remotely famous, out of nothing but the best reasons.
4) own a company.. be a boss, work for something... amount to something.
5) meet the love of my life
6) have the perfect son, and the perfect daughter.
7) prove the government wrong... show them infront of everybody how wrong and cruel they are, and put a stop to all there mischief.
8) have a top selling record album, that i wrote completely on my own.
9) have a movie about the story of my life
10) be exactly where i want to be near the end, and be ready, and content, with my death.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:44 AM
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After Millitary service on Land sea and Air, I have little left to add to say a "Bucket List"

Here are 5 things I wish I could see before I die
5. Starvation ended
4. Polution solved
3. 2 party politic's abolished
2. Corporation's and stock Market's end the reign of corruption
1. Virtual Reality Video games

Hey I had to make one fun lol



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 06:50 AM
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Jenna
25 (till Saturday. Happy Birthday to me!!
)
Married w/ children
Non-religious
Don't really care for political parties, but I'm a little bit of everything politically.


As a few others have said, I've never really felt the need to make a world-wide change, though I wish something would happen to fix the world's problems. Most of the things on my list are selfish (that's the point right? stuff you want to do for yourself?), but not all of them.

In no particular order:

1. Raise my children to be happy, well-adjusted, and capable of supporting themselves when the times comes and not being dependent on the government or anyone else to survive.

2. Write a novel, preferably one that sells but I'll take what I can get!


3. Learn to cook amazing meals for my family without the smoke alarm going off when I forget to get things out of the oven. (This is on my husbands list too I think. I'm working on it though!)

4. Trade in my crotch-rocket for a cruiser and learn to out-ride my husband.

5. Travel to Ireland and see more than just tourist spots.

6. Travel to Stonehenge.

7. Learn a foreign language and speak it fluently, and preferably be able to remember more than please, thank you, and where is the bathroom.

8. Finish my bachelors degree and go on to law school.

9. Take a road trip through every state in the continental US, preferably by motorcycle but in a car will work.

10. Learn to spot fake people for who they are in the beginning instead of giving them the benefit of the doubt until they ultimately show exactly how fake they are. (Would be a great way to avoid a lot of anger and stress I think.)



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