200 Questions (phew)

There’s a big fat meme doing the rounds – the things that are bold are things I have done in my life.

01. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
02. Swam with wild dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain [I’m from Wales, you can’t leave the house without a hill]
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula [but I wouldn’t freak if I had to] [Don’t think so anyway]
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said ‘I love you’ and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Done a striptease [it counts if it was at home, yes?]
11. Bungee jumped [when hell freezes over]
12. Visited Paris [and lived there]
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea [from the beach counts, right?]
14. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise
15. Seen the Northern Lights
16. Gone to a huge sports game [see Wales, rugby] [oh and a few hockey games in Canada]
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
19. Touched an iceberg
20. Slept under the stars
21. Changed a baby’s diaper
22. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
23. Watched a meteor shower
24. Gotten drunk on champagne
25. Given more than you can afford to charity
26. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
27. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment [while resfusing to be interviewed for a BBC radio programme. Don’t ask.]
28. Had a food fight
29. Bet on a winning horse
30. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
31. Asked out a stranger
32. Had a snowball fight
33. Photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier
34. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
35. Held a lamb
36. Enacted a favourite fantasy
37. Taken a midnight skinny dip
38. Taken an ice cold bath
39. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
40. Seen a total eclipse
41. Ridden a roller coaster
42. Hit a home run
43. Fit three weeks miraculously into three days
44. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
45. Adopted an accent for an entire day
46. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
47. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
48. Had two hard drives for your computer
49. Visited all 50 states
50. Loved your job for all accounts
51. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
52. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
53. Had amazing friends
54. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
55. Watched wild whales
56. Stolen a sign [twice]
57. Backpacked in Europe
58. Taken a road-trip…for six days – lived in the car…
59. Rock climbing
60. Lied to foreign government’s official in that country to avoid notice
62. Sky diving
63. Visited Ireland
64. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
65. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
66. Visited Japan
67. Benchpressed your own weight [no idea what that means]
68. Milked a cow
69. Alphabetised your records
70. Pretended to be a superhero
71. Sung karaoke
72. Lounged around in bed all day
73. Posed nude in front of strangers
74. Scuba diving
75. Got it on to “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye
76. Kissed in the rain [plays havoc with your mascara]
77. Played in the mud [school hockey]
78. Played in the rain [see #3 and #78]
79. Gone to a drive-in theater
80. Done something you should regret, but don’t regret it
81. Visited the Great Wall of China
82. Discovered that someone who’s not supposed to have known about your blog has discovered your blog
83. Dropped Windows in favor of something better
84. Started a business
85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken [toch wood]
86. Toured ancient sites
87. Taken a martial arts class [judo]
88. Swordfought for the honor of a woman
89. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
90. Gotten married
91. Been in a movie
92. Crashed a party
93. Loved someone you shouldn’t have
94. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy
95. Gotten divorced
96. Had sex at the office
97. Gone without food for 5 days
98. Made cookies from scratch
99. Won first prize in a costume contest
100. Ridden a gondola in Venice
101. Gotten a tattoo
102. Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on
103. Rafted the Snake River
104. Been on television news programs as an “expert”
105. Got flowers for no reason
106. Masturbated in a public place
107. Got so drunk you don’t remember anything
108. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug
109. Performed on stage
110. Been to Las Vegas
111. Recorded music
112. Eaten shark [but have eaten buffalo meat]
113. Had a one-night stand
114. Gone to Thailand
115. Seen Siouxsie live
116. Bought a house
117. Been in a combat zone
118. Buried one/both of your parents
119. Shaved or waxed your pubic hair off
120. Been on a cruise ship
121. Spoken more than one language fluently
122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone…oh yes…
123. Bounced a cheque
124. Performed in Rocky Horror [no, dammit]
125. Read – and understood – your credit report
126. Raised children
127. Recently bought and played with a favourite childhood toy
128. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
129. Created and named your own constellation of stars
130. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
131. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
132. Called or written your Congress person Member of Parliament…and confronted him…
133. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over to be with the one you love
134. …more than once? – More than thrice?
135. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
136. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
137. Had an abortion or your female partner did
138. Had plastic surgery
139. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
140. Wrote articles for a large publication
141. Lost over 100 pounds
142. Held someone while they were having a flashback
143. Piloted an airplane
144. Petted a stingray
145. Broken someone’s heart
146. Helped an animal give birth
147. Been fired or laid off from a job
148. Won money on a T.V. game show
149. Broken a bone [Quite a few, I was on first name terms with A&E staff as a child.]
150. Killed a human being
151. Gone on an African photo safari
152. Ridden a motorcycle
153. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph
154. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
155. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
156. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
157. Ridden a horse
158. Had major surgery
159. Had sex on a moving train
160. Had a snake as a pet
161. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
162. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
163. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
164. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
165. Visited all 7 continents
166. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
167. Eaten kangaroo meat
168. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground
169. Been a sperm or egg donor
170. Eaten sushi [mmmm, frequently]
171. Had your picture in the newspaper
172. Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime
173. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
174. Gotten someone fired for their actions
175. Gone back to school
176. Parasailed [no but I’ve absailed quite a few times]
177. Changed your name
178. Petted a cockroach [waaaaaaaaaaah]
179. Eaten fried green tomatoes
180. Read The Iliad
181. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
182. Dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them.
183. …and gotten 86’ed from the restaurant because you did it so many times, they figured out it was you
184. Taught yourself an art from scratch
185. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
186. Apologised to someone years after inflicting the hurt…me mum – she still hasn’t apologised…
187. Skipped all your school reunions
188. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
189. Been elected to public office
190. Written your own computer language
191. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
192. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
193. Built your own PC from parts [one of these days…]
194. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you [hah! but I’ve had offers for my homemade cards]
195. Had a booth at a street fair [does the cake stand at the Women’s Guild Christmas Fair count?]
196: Dyed your hair
197: Been a DJ
198: Found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal
199: Written your own role playing game
200: Been arrested

[Filched from Billy]

12 Responses to “200 Questions (phew)”

  1. anan
    September 27th, 2004 19:04

    can i add some more questions?

  2. Daisy
    September 27th, 2004 19:20

    Only if I can refuse to answer on the grounds that it may incriminate me ;-0))

  3. Karan
    September 27th, 2004 19:36

    I didit over at my place. You and I have somethings in common.

  4. Katherine
    September 27th, 2004 23:02

    i’m worn out now…

  5. Daisy
    September 28th, 2004 10:59

    Apart from the skinny dipping Karan. I hope you get the chance to do that one day. Katherine, it does take ages doesn’t it?

  6. Daisy
    September 28th, 2004 11:00

    A tip for those who might be thinking of doing this, Karan has a good idea, she’s added a + to those items she would like to do in the future.

  7. Neil's World
    September 27th, 2004 22:51

    200 Questions

    This is one heck of a meme, commandeered from Daisy. The following are 200 statements, the ones that apply to me at the moment are in bold.

  8. donnunn.com
    September 28th, 2004 06:01

    200 questions

    I was going to try to track the path of sites through which I saw this series of questions, but it got to be too big after only a couple clicks. Suffice it to say I saw it first at

  9. donnunn.com
    September 28th, 2004 06:48

    200 questions

    I was going to try to track the path of sites through which I saw this series of questions, but it got to be too big after only a couple clicks. Suffice it to say I saw it first at

  10. Breaking Windows 2.0
    September 30th, 2004 07:16

    200 Answers

    This is one heck of a meme, commandeered from Neil who got it from Daisy. The following are 200 statements, the ones that apply to me at the moment are in bold. A lot of these are due to the…

  11. UtterlyBoring.com
    September 30th, 2004 23:18

    200 Questions

    I don’t usually follow these types of memes, but this one requires me just hitting Ctrl-B in SharpMT for my answers, as well as some simple copy/pasting, so I figured…

  12. Richy's Random Ramblings
    October 3rd, 2004 16:53

    200 Questions

    200 Questions as answered by Richy.

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