Things To Do Before 30

Stuart posted a link in my age post, that led to a list of things you're supposed to do before being thirty. Gone through it, quite impressed how much I've done on there! Some are No's, some are Yes's, and there are a few "Mid-Ways" in there. Have a lookie see!

1. Have a really stupid accident which necessitates a hospital visit
Check - Daily events ;)

2. Shoot something
Nope - Pretty sure the gun laws over here are a teeny bit stricter than over in the US.

3. Take a weekend break more than 1000 miles from home
Check - Gibraltar is my "Furthest from Home" point at 1103 miles

4. Boot Linux on your home PC
Check - Did it once and hated it.

5. Get lost in a country where you don't speak the language
Check - Me and Jo lost in Rome - hilariousness ensued.

6. Spend more than your monthly income on a pocket sized gadget
Check - Jo bought me a PalmPC a few years back.

7. Post bail for a friend
Nope - Yet. Anyone want to get arrested?

8. Break a really large plate glass window
Check - It was a school window that got in the way of a football.

9. Make a parachute jump on a hangover
Nope - Pfffft.

10. Use a whole roll of gaffa tape in one day
Check - Live Role Players live for this stuff.

11. Make a pointless modification to your house
Check - I extended an electrical socket two feet "because I could"

12. Neck a pint of peppermint oil
Nope - Hell no, I'm a klutz, not stupid!

13. Pull a shemale by mistake (but realise in time...)
Nope - Not many in these parts that I know if ;)

14. Buy a samurai sword
Nope - But played with one.

15. Delay paying a bill until the summons arrives
Check - Welcome to my life!

16. Destroy a speed camera
Check - Black spray paint over the lens.

17. Refill an inkjet cartridge
Check - Decided to give up after more of the ink covered me.

18. Say something obscene on national television
Nope - I don't think National TV is ready for me yet.

19. Do a J turn in order to beat somebody to a parking space
Nope - Don't drive and could never reverse around a corner anyway.

20. Break a sledgehammer
Maybe - I dumped it in some setting concreate and left it there.

21. Make a bomb
Nope - Right after I rob a bank and commit treason.

22. Smash a CRT
Check - over and over

23. Require medical treatment as a consequence of kinky sex gone wrong (STDs don't count.)
Nope - But I'll work on it ;)

24. Tip a waiter with something other than money
Maybe - Does "Stay out the rain, you'll get wet" count?

25. Light a fire with petrol
Check - Bonfires and me.

26. Kidnap someone
Maybe - Do Garden Gnomes count? We even sent photos and letters to the owners.

27. Park inside a motorway service station
Nope - Don't drive so NA.

28. Own a convertible.
Nope - Still don't drive.

29. Live abroad.
Nope - One day maybe...

30. Drive at more than 140mph.
Maybe - Been a Passenger at that speed - does it count?

31. Get something for free through a masterpiece of complaining
Check - Layed it on thick to Asda - there you go, £10

32. Give yourself a mains electric shock.
Check - And check, and check...

33. Completely dismantle an object larger than yourself
Check - My desk is a huge beast!

34. Write off a car
Check - Hence me not driving!

35. Fall asleep and get really hilarious sunburn
Nope - Been hilariously sunburnt, but not through sleep.

36. Get drunk on Absinthe
Check - It's on tap in this house!

37. Stay up all night listening to a girl have an emotional crisis
Check - So many girls ;)

38. Lick the terminals of a 9 volt battery
Check - I thought this was a Rite of Passage before you hit 16?

39. Take part in motorsport
Nope - Yeah right...

40. Stay at the office for more than 24 hours
Check - Telewest Pay Per View Release and Area Takeover

41. Set off a fire extinguisher
Check - Into someones bag. In class.

42. Drive at least 600 miles in a day on two lane roads
Check - But as a passenger. Drive to Italy, then to France.

43. Hotwire a car
Nope - Would more likely electrocute myself some more.

44. Watch all the Monty Python films In one sitting
Check - who hasn't?

45. Shag an ex-girlfriend by mistake
Nope - Not a chance.

46. Dial 999
Check - Welcome to my life.

47. Commit a faux pas which means that a friend will never speak to you again
Check - Dated someone that my best friend apparently "claimed".

48. Make a bet you couldn't afford to lose
Nope - Not a gambler really.

49. Read a 500 page book in one sitting
Check - Regular as clockwork!

50. Escape a perfectly justified parking ticket.
Nope - *still* not driving
27 done, 19 not done, 4 maybes.

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2 Responses to “Things To Do Before 30”

DriedPapercutsAndChickens said...

<<<<2. Shoot something
Nope - Pretty sure the gun laws over here are a teeny bit stricter than over in the US.>>>>

You never shot anything? I thought you were in the military for a short stint? did they give you pepper spray? or those bean bag guns? or better yet, airsoft?

Nancy Jensen said...

Dam in the military??? hhhmmm...