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Old 01-26-2014, 10:02 PM   #1
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Your most outrageous bucket list item fulfilled?

What was your most outrageous bucket list item which you completed?
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Old 01-26-2014, 10:08 PM   #2
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Old 01-26-2014, 10:44 PM   #3
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Own a Class A motorhome before retirement. Been a great experience while having all the kids around.
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Old 01-26-2014, 10:46 PM   #4
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Most outrageous would be more like playing in a rock band and drag racing down quarter mile tracks.
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:10 PM   #5
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Being able to live the remainder of my life without working. At least everybody told me it was outrageous.
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:47 PM   #6
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I don't have much which is why I wanted to hear from others. I took an air balloon ride once.
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Had an EP up on iTunes and Amazon mp3 a few yrs back. Didn't sell many but it was a practical stab at showbiz
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I have several, but outrageous is 'in the eye of the beholder.'
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:14 AM   #10
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:19 AM   #11
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I bought a 2 month "Bus Ameripass" from Greyhound a few weeks after graduating from high school and took off with a friend to travel the US and Canada.

I went sky diving while in college.

I think my most frightening experience was realizing I was gay back in the 1970s.
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Old 01-27-2014, 09:02 AM   #12
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Haha, let's see...

In progress: circumnavigate the world in a short bus. Just 3k miles short of completion.

Drive a mototaxi 1200 miles across the Andes Mountains and 3 deserts of Peru--did that in 2012.

Next up: drive the Pan-American Highway from North America to Ushuaia, Argentina in 2015.

Also plan to hike the Lycian Way and maybe the Camino de Santiago, before I get too old.
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Of my three big goals I have been stalled for a good while (I have young kids).

Go to all 7 continents (South America and Antarctica remain)
Go to all 50 states (Alaska and N. Dakota remain)

But two years ago I filled the coin jug I started (and periodically raided) when I was 16.

They said it couldn't be done:


The grand total, not including "rare" and foreign coins, nor smurf magnets or wedding rings (no divorce yet, I just tend to lose them) is $1,719.68 comprised of 22,844 coins (12,638 pennies, 2,226 nickels, 3,770 dimes, 4,140 quarters and 70 dollar coins). Spent the money on a projector for the basement.
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Only one question: What did it weigh?
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Outrageous things(that I remember):
Did the hot air balloon thing, took off from our front yard, great time. We scared a lot of cows.

Helicopter tour of Grand Canyon. Going over the rim was incredible.

Deep sea fishing off of Marathon key with FIL/DF. We caught a few fish, the catch of the day was 9 Cuban refugees, 22 miles off shore. I've never seen such happy people. Their engine had died, no food, 1 liter of water they were saving for a 3 year old. Coast Gaurd told us they would probably have hit land in Iceland, in a couple months. At that time they got a free pass into the US. Often wondered where they are today. The refugees really did the outrageous thing, we just got to watch.

Oh yea the FIRE thing.
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Only one question: What did it weigh?
More than my digital scale would compute. I got an error code when I tried.
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Whuffo you do that !?
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Deep sea fishing off of Marathon key with FIL/DF. We caught a few fish, the catch of the day was 9 Cuban refugees, 22 miles off shore. I've never seen such happy people. Their engine had died, no food, 1 liter of water they were saving for a 3 year old. Coast Gaurd told us they would probably have hit land in Iceland, in a couple months. At that time they got a free pass into the US. Often wondered where they are today. The refugees really did the outrageous thing, we just got to watch.
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