1. Saturday, October 9, 2004

    it’s saturday so who cares 

    the have you lived quiz.

    things ive done in bold

    01. Bought everyone in the pub a drink

    02. Swam with wild dolphins

    03. Climbed a mountain

    04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

    05. Been inside the Great Pyramid

    06. Held a tarantula.

    07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone

    08. Said ‘I love you’ and meant it

    09. Hugged a tree

    10. Done a striptease

    11. Bungee jumped

    12. Visited Paris

    13. Watched a lightning storm at sea

    14. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise

    15. Seen the Northern Lights

    16. Gone to a huge sports game

    17. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa

    18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables

    19. Touched an iceberg

    20. Slept under the stars

    21. Changed a baby’s diaper

    22. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon

    23. Watched a meteor shower

    24. Gotten drunk on champagne

    25. Given more than you can afford to charity

    26. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope

    27. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment

    28. Had a food fight

    29. Bet on a winning horse (even if it was only $1)

    30. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

    31. Asked out a stranger

    32. Had a snowball fight

    33. Photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier

    34. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can

    35. Held a lamb

    36. Enacted a favorite fantasy

    37. Taken a midnight skinny dip

    38. Taken an ice cold bath

    39. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar.

    40. Seen a total eclipse. (Through one of those fourth grade cardboard “save your eyes” thingies…)

    41. Ridden a roller coaster

    42. Hit a home run

    43. Fit three weeks miraculously into three days

    44. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking

    45. Adopted an accent for an entire day

    46. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

    47. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment

    48. Had two hard drives for your computer

    49. Visited all 50 states

    50. Loved your job for all accounts

    51. Taken care of someone who was shit faced

    52. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (maybe now?)

    53. Had amazing friends

    54. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country

    55. Watched wild whales

    56. Stolen a sign

    57. Backpacked in Europe

    58. Taken a road-trip

    59. Rock climbing

    60. Lied to foreign government’s official in that country to avoid notice

    61. Midnight walk on the beach

    62. Sky diving

    63. Visited Ireland

    64. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love

    65. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them

    66. Visited Japan

    67. Benchpressed your own weight

    68. Milked a cow

    69. Alphabetized your records (and CD’s and tapes and and and…)

    70. Pretended to be a superhero

    71. Sung karaoke

    72. Lounged around in bed all day

    73. Posed nude in front of strangers

    74. Scuba diving

    75. Got it on to “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye

    76. Kissed in the rain

    77. Played in the mud

    78. Played in the rain

    79. Gone to a drive-in theater

    80. Done something you should regret, but don’t regret it.

    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

    83. Dropped Windows in favor of something better

    84. Started a business

    85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

    86. Toured ancient sites

    87. Taken a martial arts class

    88. Swordfought for the honor of a woman

    89. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight

    90. Gotten married

    91. Been in a movie

    92. Crashed a party

    93. Loved someone you shouldn’t have

    94. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy

    95. Gotten divorced

    96. Had sex at the office

    97. Gone without food for 5 days

    98. Made cookies from scratch

    99. Won first prize in a costume contest

    100. Ridden a gondola in Venice

    101. Gotten a tattoo

    102. Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on

    103. Rafted the Snake River

    104. Been on television news programs as an “expert”

    105. Got flowers for no reason

    106. Masturbated in a public place

    107. Got so drunk you don’t remember anything

    108. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug

    109. Performed on stage

    110. Been to Las Vegas

    111. Recorded music

    112. Eaten shark

    113. Had a one-night stand

    114. Gone to Thailand

    115. Seen Siouxsie live

    116. Bought a house

    117. Been in a combat zone

    118. Buried one/both of your parents

    119. Shaved or waxed your pubic hair off

    120. Been on a cruise ship

    121. Spoken more than one language fluently

    122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone

    123. Bounced a check (I didn’t mean to! But alas, more than once…)

    124. Performed in Rocky Horror

    125. Read – and understood – your credit report

    126. Raised children

    127. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy

    128. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour

    129. Created and named your own constellation of stars

    130. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

    131. Found out something significant that your ancestors did

    132. Called or written your Congress person

    133. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over to be with the one you love

    134. …more than once? – More than thrice?

    135. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

    136. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking

    137. Had an abortion or your female partner did

    138. Had plastic surgery

    139. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived.

    140. Wrote articles for a large publication

    141. Lost over 100 pounds

    142. Held someone while they were having a flashback

    143. Piloted an airplane

    144. Petted a stingray

    145. Broken someone’s heart

    146. Helped an animal give birth

    147. Been fired or laid off from a job

    148. Won money on a T.V. game show

    149. Broken a bone

    150. Killed a human being

    151. Gone on an African photo safari

    152. Ridden a motorcycle

    153. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph

    154. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced

    155. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol

    156. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

    157. Ridden a horse

    158. Had major surgery

    159. Had sex on a moving train

    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. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days

    167. Eaten kangaroo meat

    168. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground

    169. Been a sperm or egg donor

    170. Eaten sushi

    171. Had your picture in the newspaper

    172. Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime.

    173. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about

    174. Gotten someone fired for their actions

    175. Gone back to school

    176. Parasailed

    177. Changed your name

    178. Petted a cockroach

    179. Eaten fried green tomatoes

    180. Read The Iliad

    181. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read.

    182. Dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them

    183. …and gotten 86’ed from the restaurant because you did it so many times, they figured out it was you

    184. Taught yourself an art from scratch

    185. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

    186. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt

    187. Skipped all your school reunions

    188. Had sex with someone half your age or twice your age.

    189. Been elected to public office

    190. Written your own computer language

    191. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream

    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. Had a booth at a street fair

    196. Dyed your hair

    197. Been a DJ

    198. Found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal

    199. Written your own role playing game

    200. Been arrested

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