The Quiz - How many have you achieved?

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  • 1
    Plant a tree.
  • | 42 | 6 Comments
  • 2
    Go skinny-dipping at midnight in the South of France.
  • | 27 | 5 Comments
  • 3
    Be able to handle: your tax forms, Jehovah's Witnesses, your banker, telephone solicitors.
  • | 26 | 3 Comments
  • 4
    Fall deeply in love -- helplessly and unconditionally.
  • | 18 | 2 Comments
  • 5
    Attend at least one major sporting event: the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the U.S. Open.
  • | 16 | 3 Comments
  • 6
    Look into your child's eyes, see yourself, and smile.
  • | 16 | 1 Comment
  • 7
    Spend a whole day reading a great novel.
  • | 16 | 1 Comment
  • 8
    Sleep under the stars.
  • | 14 | 1 Comment
  • 9
    Accept yourself for who you are.
  • | 13 | 1 Comment
  • 10
    Learn to play a musical instrument with some degree of skill.
  • | 12 | 1 Comment
  • 11
    Spend a whole day eating junk food without feeling guilty.
  • | 12 | 2 Comments
  • 12
    Learn how to complain effectively -- and do it!
  • | 11 | 1 Comment
  • 13
    Grow a garden.
  • | 10 | 1 Comment
  • 14
    Be someone's mentor.
  • | 10 | 1 Comment
  • 15
    Get to know your neighbors.
  • | 10 | 2 Comments
  • 16
    Learn to speak a foreign language and make sure you use it.
  • | 9 | 0 Comments
  • 17
    Tell someone the story of your life, sparing no details.
  • | 10 | 3 Comments
  • 18
    Make a complete and utter fool of yourself.
  • | 10 | 2 Comments
  • 19
    Attend one really huge rock concert.
  • | 10 | 1 Comment
  • 20
    Spend three months getting your body into optimum shape.
  • | 9 | 2 Comments
  • 21
    Give to a charity -- anonymously.
  • | 9 | 3 Comments
  • 22
    Find a job you love.
  • | 9 | 1 Comment
  • 23
    Fart in a crowded space.
  • | 9 | 1 Comment
  • 24
    Skydive
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 25
    Swim with a dolphin
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 26
    Get passionate about a cause and spend time helping it, instead of just thinking about it.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 27
    Buy a round-the-world air ticket and a rucksack, and run away.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 28
    Ask for a raise.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 29
    Sing a great song in front of an audience.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 30
    Throw a huge party and invite every one of your friends.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 31
    Forgive your parents.
  • | 8 | 3 Comments
  • 32
    Learn how to take a compliment.
  • | 8 | 1 Comment
  • 33
    Buy your own house and then spend time making it into exactly what you want.
  • | 7 | 1 Comment
  • 34
    Save someone's life.
  • | 7 | 2 Comments
  • 35
    Learn to use a microphone and give a speech in public.
  • | 7 | 1 Comment
  • 36
    Be the boss.
  • | 7 | 1 Comment
  • 37
    Kiss someone you've just met on a blind date.
  • | 7 | 1 Comment
  • 38
    Shower in a waterfall.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 39
    Create your Family Tree.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 40
    Learn to juggle with three balls.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 41
    Run a marathon.
  • | 6 | 0 Comments
  • 42
    Learn to bartend.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 43
    Give blood.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 44
    Drink beer at Oktoberfest in Munich.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 45
    Ride the Trans-Siberian Express across Asia.
  • | 6 | 1 Comment
  • 46
    Drive across America from coast to coast.
  • | 6 | 2 Comments
  • 47
    See a lunar eclipse.
  • | 5 | 2 Comments
  • 48
    Drive a convertible with the top down and music blaring.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 49
    Stay out all night dancing and go to work the next day without having gone home (just once).
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 50
    Write your will.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 51
    Write down your personal mission statement, follow it, and revise it from time to time.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 52
    Own a room with a view.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 53
    Give your mother a dozen red roses and tell her you love her.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 54
    Reflect on your greatest weakness, and realize how it is your greatest strength.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 55
    Learn to rollerblade.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 56
    Create your own website.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 57
    Make yourself spend a half-day at a concentration camp and swear never to forget.
  • | 5 | 1 Comment
  • 58
    Experience weightlessness.
  • | 4 | 2 Comments
  • 59
    Drive the Autobahn.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 60
    Ride a camel into the desert.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 61
    Visit the Holy Land.
  • | 4 | 0 Comments
  • 62
    Write a fan letter to your all-time favorite hero or heroine.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 63
    Teach someone illiterate to read.
  • | 4 | 0 Comments
  • 64
    Send a message in a bottle.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 65
    Be an extra in a film.
  • | 4 | 0 Comments
  • 66
    Go up in a hot-air balloon.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 67
    Sit on a jury.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 68
    Overcome your fear of failure.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 69
    Make love on a train.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 70
    Spend a night in a haunted house -- by yourself.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 71
    Learn to ballroom dance properly.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 72
    Grow a beard and leave it for at least a month.
  • | 4 | 3 Comments
  • 73
    Spend New Year's in an exotic location.
  • | 4 | 1 Comment
  • 74
    Have your portrait painted.
  • | 3 | 1 Comment
  • 75
    Be a member of the audience in a TV show.
  • | 3 | 1 Comment
  • 76
    Learn not to say yes when you really mean no.
  • | 3 | 0 Comments
  • 77
    Go to Walden Pond and read Thoreau while drifting in a canoe.
  • | 3 | 0 Comments
  • 78
    Go wild in Rio during Carnival.
  • | 3 | 0 Comments
  • 79
    Write the novel you know you have inside you.
  • | 3 | 0 Comments
  • 80
    Watch the launch of the space shuttle.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 81
    Make a hole-in-one.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 82
    Kiss the Blarney Stone and develop the gift of gab.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 83
    Raft through the Grand Canyon.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 84
    Run to the top of the Statue of Liberty.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 85
    Donate money and put your name on something: a college scholarship, a bench in the park.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 86
    Take a ride on the highest roller coaster in the country.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 87
    Scuba dive off Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
  • | 2 | 1 Comment
  • 88
    Ask someone you've only just met to go on a date.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 89
    Visit the Senate and the House of Representatives to see how Congress really works.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 90
    Lose more money than you can afford at roulette in Vegas.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 91
    Own one very expensive but absolutely wonderful business suit.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 92
    Go deep sea fishing and eat your catch.
  • | 2 | 0 Comments
  • 93
    Spend Christmas on the beach drinking pina coladas.
  • | 2 | 2 Comments
  • 94
    Let someone feed you peeled, seedless grapes.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 95
    Catch a ball in the stands of a major league baseball stadium.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 96
    Be one of the first to take a flight on the new Airbus A380.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 97
    Brew your own beer.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 98
    Eat jellied eels from a stall in London.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 99
    Put your name down to be a passenger on the first tourist shuttle to the moon.
  • | 1 | 0 Comments
  • 100
    Ski a double-black diamond run.
  • | 0 | 0 Comments

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    I first came across this Bucket Quiz from a magazine article almost 15 years ago.
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