150 Things To Do Before You Turn Thirty

Here's something I once read in one of my favourite blogs here.
I just HAD to post one of my own ^_^
(and I intend to ACTUALLY do the ones in red before I turn thirty..well few years give or take :P )

Simple Rules:

1. Things I have already done - Blue & Bold !
2. Things that i would love to do - Red & Bold !

Here we go!!

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
02. Swam with dolphins.
03. Climbed a mountain (Loads of hills, but I guess Mt. Abu serves as a mountain too)
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive (It was SMOOOTH!!)

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. (Definitely from the shore.)
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.(It's definitely not pretty! Well, pretty smelly, yes.)
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
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment (quite a few times actually )

27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger.(Goa, everything's possible when you're a couple o' hundred drinks down :) )
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse.(would be very fascinating!)
34. Ridden a roller coaster.
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking.
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.(Three at the moment :D )
40. Visited all 50 states
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
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
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 (Once!)
57. Pretended to be a superhero

58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day

60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud (Absolutely!)
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theatre

66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
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
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
78. Won first prize in a costume contest.
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”(Aspiring...)
83. Gotten flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music(which song....you don't wanna know :P )
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
96. Raised children
97. Followed your favorite 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.(Nikhil n me...russel peters tickets!! :P )
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 (is flight simulator applicable....?)
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
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 (Except the shotgun)
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 (I wanna!!!)
122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period(Almost I think...I've done a 25)
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 (Taj was my first taste I think...)
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 (LOL!)
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(halfway thru...getting there)
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(Then I realized I suck...)
148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life


IYI said...

n this is what m doing..Bringing IYI TO LIFE :)

Mohita said...

Hey,I loved it.

Shruti SriHarsha said...

cool!!! enjoyed reading

Amrita~Ams said...

enjoyed anyways..

Mads said...

really lengthy butttttttt interesting ones.... :D

u caught someone while they were having a flashback? :O :O

sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them? heights!!!

cool template...will drop in here again :D

Shaunak said...

@Mohita, Shruti, Amrita

Thanks guys! :)


Having a meal with a stranger's rather interesting, provided it's okay with him/her :P Do try it sometime...hehe

workhard said...

Hi, that is some good list... I really like 68, but i dont ever think thats gonna come true with me and love the idea of backpacking in Europe, and Paris.. wow, You know what, instead of a Ferrari, i wanna ride the RR...

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Anonymous said...

quite an interesting account Shaunak.. :)
thanks for sharing..

Shaunak said...


I know what you mean...I mean to drive an RR too...once.. :)
Thanks for dropping by!

Shaunak said...


Thanks kajal!! :)

Anonymous said...

oye inni raat ko online?

santasizing...Fantasizing said...

good list...im so tempted to make mine now...:)
bloghopped from kajal...good stuff...
will keep dropping by:)

Shaunak said...
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Shaunak said...


neend nahi aa rahi thi yaar..tu bhi inni raat ko online?

Shaunak said...


Make one! It's a lot of fun :)
And thanks...do keep dropping by :)

Deepika Gupta said...

150 :O
interesting though.... not THAT tough to write either :D

Anonymous said...

Im so sharing this.