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Old 02-11-2018, 06:14 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by MuirWannabe View Post
I do have a bucket list. It does evolve. I’m not rigid about it.
+1. I’ve had a list since I was about 30, long before I heard the term BL. About 70 items accomplished, about 70 remaining, but I’m not rigid about it either. The list has always evolved, probably always will.

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Old 02-11-2018, 06:14 PM   #22
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Nope, I didn't like excessive planning when I had a job, and I'm not doing it now that I'm retired.

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Old 02-11-2018, 06:22 PM   #23
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That one has crossed my mind, as well. During the Holidays, I will often tip 50% or more, at inexpensive places.

The $100 tip would need to be for a server I have had many times.
Yes, I have a couple of specific ones in mind. We don't go out to eat that much, maybe 2 - 3 times a month. But there are a couple that we go to regularly and the service has been routinely good.
I heard the call to do nothing. So I answered it.
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:56 PM   #24
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I have a bucket list but I think the only doctor I've seen in the last twenty years was a surgeon in the ER.

Guess I should add getting a doctor to my bucket list...
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:59 PM   #25
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Nope, sounds like work to me.
Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.
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Old 02-11-2018, 08:27 PM   #26
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Isn't the point about being retired is that you don't need a bucket list? (Not that I had one when I was still working!)
Retired in late 2008 at age 45. Cashed in company stock, bought a lot of shares in a big bond fund and am living nicely off its dividends. IRA, SS, and a pension await me at age 60 and later. No kids, no debts.

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Old 02-11-2018, 09:04 PM   #27
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As I pointed out earlier, this is more a last wish, when you are diagnosed as terminal. It's not about an annual vacation.
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:07 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by scrabbler1 View Post
Isn't the point about being retired is that you don't need a bucket list? (Not that I had one when I was still working!)
Wow, not for me. The main thing on my bucket list when I worked was to retire. I finally "kicked" that bucket.

Since retiring I've pretty much went through my bucket list of places to go, things to see, things to buy and things to do. Now I'm repeating some of the things I enjoyed the most, while I can. My discretionary spending on bucket list items while working was pretty modest compared to post retirement spending which has now exceeded a total of 1m since retiring ~6 years ago.

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