150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty

I got this from my friend Sudheendra’s site.

Update 2013: I checked off a few more things on this list!

I have seen this tag on so many blogs and why not, it’s a wonderful tag! The name is ’150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty’. The rules are,
1. The things you have already done – make them bold.
2. Italics is for things that you are dying to do!

Here I go!!

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
02. Swam with dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive (will do next time I am in vegas!)
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. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you can afford to charity
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope (and a pretty big one too!)
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
27. Had a food fight (i won’t be doing this again, i hate wasting food)
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster (I was laughing. maybe i was delirious!)
35. Hit a home run (do sixers count?)
36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking (i always dance like this)
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer (I have 4 or 5!)
40. Visited all 50 states (My count is up to 15)
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched whales
45. Stolen a sign
46. Backpacked in Europe (want to!)
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing (will do in about 6 months!)
49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs (i am going to also say that I am obsessive about my mp3′s)
57. Pretended to be a superhero (and broke a tooth at it)
58. Sung karaoke (i am a karaoke whore!)
59. Lounged around in bed all day (favorite thing to do)
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theatre (go bring popcorn!)
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business (but i want to!)
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie
74. Crashed a party
75. Gotten divorced (see #72)
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
78. Won first prize in a costume contest (i was a small kid!)
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a tattoo
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”
83. Gotten flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one/both of your parents
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror (but I have been part of the audience)
96. Raised children
97. Followed your favourite band/singer on tour
98. Passed out cold
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking with the windows open
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart (probably)
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a TV game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. States
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read The Iliad and The Odyssey
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
137. Skipped all your school reunions
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language
141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life

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2 Responses to 150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty

  1. Dread Knight says:

    Neat post :D
    seen “bucketlist” myself a while ago.

    (damn your captcha fucking sucks man, get rid of it)


  2. hailey says:

    100 Things To-Do Before I Turn 16!

    1. Do a front handspring on a trampoline
    2. Do a front walkover on the ground
    3. Hug/Kiss a boyfriend
    4. Talk to a random person
    5. Meet a guy on the beach and hang out and watch sunset-or-sunrise
    6. Go to a soup kitchen
    7. Point up in a crowd and see how many people look up
    8. Run a mile on the boardwalk
    9. Go on a date with a guy
    10. Go on 1 crazy ride more than 10 times in a row
    11. Go on boardwalk without parents
    12. Go to an old people home and try and talk to an old person
    13. Go parasailing
    14. Go to six flags
    15. Write a letter to a friend you haven’t seen in a while
    16. Make a time capsule
    17. Get a cartilage piercing
    18. Do a marathon/triathalon
    19. Make a message in a bottle and throw it in the ocean
    20. Scream at the top if your lungs
    21. Donate to charity
    22. Make the front page of a newspaper
    23. Get straight A’s
    24. Spend 1 whole day without talking
    25. Have a lemonade stand
    26. Play in the snow
    27. Learn how to drive a car
    28. Go on a cruise
    29. Ding-Dong-Ditch on a cruise
    30. Camp out in your back yard for a week
    31. Go to a sleep-over summer camp
    32. Make a big breakfast for family
    33. Realize how hard homeless life is by living on the street for a night
    34. Watch the ball drop in NYC
    35. Go with without watching tv for a month
    36. Meet Ben, Duncan, Jonnie, and Dave
    37. Learn to surf
    38. Eat 1 gallon of ice cream
    39. Sleep under the stars
    40. Go on a double date
    41. Ski down a double black diamond course without falling
    42. Go to Rob Dyrdeks Fantasy Factory and hang with Rob and Drama
    43. Go to a gymnastics gym and play around
    44. Under water kiss
    45. Go on a ferry 10 times in 1 summer
    46. Ride a zipline
    47. Donate blood
    48. Swim in clear blue water
    49. Say “I love you” and mean it
    50. Hug a tree
    51. on the beach… stay up ALL night and then watch the sunrise
    52. sleep on the beach
    53. change a baby’s diaper
    54. laugh and not be able to breath
    55. take a midnight walk on the beach
    56. lounge around in bed ALL day
    57. dance around in rain
    58. go without eating food for 3 days
    59. get a tattoo
    60. break a bone


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