Rating My Life


Rating my life one post at a time….

100 Things To Do Before I Die !

  1. Complete the list of 100 things to do before I die
  2. Write a novel and get pathetic sad reviews
  3. Get into a fight with Jackie Chan or Jet Li
  4. Receive the Academy Award for the Best Actor on behalf of someone
  5. Get featured on Page 3 at least 4 times ( 1 down, 3 to go)
  6. Get stoned with a hippie in Jamaica  
  7. Drink Absynth and hallucinate about the Green Fairy
  8. Sit in a Board of Directors meeting (Either Google or Microsoft)
  9. Learn to be a bartender
  10. Own a beach side resort in Hawaii
  11. Learn Japanese and use it
  12. Kiss a Boeing 747  
  13. Meet Ilayaraja
  14. Attend at least one Formula One race
  15. Change a formula one car’s tire during a race
  16. Learn to rollerblade and do kickass tricks
  17. Tell someone the story of my life , sparing no details
  18. Watch the launch of a space shuttle
  19. Skydive  
  20. Learn to ballroom dance.
  21. Party all night and work the next day without any sleep
  22. Drive a Harley Davidson the autobahn way
  23. Visit Tel Aviv and Party
  24. Watch horror movies all through the night and survive the torture
  25. Sit and talk to a friend over chat/phone/in person for 24 hours straight.
  26. Eat junk food for an entire week and not feel guilty about it
  27. Cook a full meal and test it on friends
  28. Experience Weightlessness
  29. Ask someone I’ve just met to go on a date
  30. Make a complete and utter fool of myself
  31. Own one very expensive but absolutely wonderful business suit
  32. Find a job I love
  33. Donate money and put my name on something: a college scholarship, a bench in the park
  34. Buy my own house and then spend time making it into exactly what I want
  35. Spend three months getting my body into optimum shape
  36. Drive a convertible with the top down and music blaring
  37. Fall deeply in love — helplessly and unconditionally
  38. Sing a great song in front of an audience
  39. Write my will
  40. Go up in a hot-air balloon
  41. Scuba dive off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
  42. Swim with dolphins
  43. Learn Black Jack and win a Jackpot in Vegas
  44. Spend One whole day at a concentration camp  
  45. Run to the top of Eiffel Tower
  46. Take photograph next to Mona Lisa
  47. Visit every Indian State
  48. A Return flight ticket around the world, a backpack and a camera  
  49. Spend New Year’s night in an exotic location
  50. Start a Fight Club
  51. Learn to play a musical instrument with some degree of skill
  52. Teach someone illiterate to read
  53. Learn to juggle with three balls
  54. Eat fried Roaches  
  55. Deliver Pizza for a Day
  56. Be a Breaking News Reporter
  57. Write fan letters to all my favorite actors and actress
  58. Fly around a city in a helicopter
  59. Own a room with a view
  60. Have my Portrait painted
  61. Throw a huge House Party by the Pool Side
  62. Kiss someone I’ve just met on a blind date
  63. Attend one really huge rock concert
  64. Learn to use a microphone and give a speech in public
  65. Be a Spanish Matador
  66. Form a Rock Band
  67. Learn how to play Coming Back to Life, Stairway To Heaven, Freebird
  68. Listen to music one whole day without talking to anyone
  69. Visit Jim Morrison’s Grave
  70. Travel on board  Oriental Express
  71. Attend the Burning Man Festival
  72. Be a Radio Jockey for a Day
  73. Help another BucketList Buddy to make his/her dream become a reality :)
  74. Try to find out what happened that night in the auto
  75. Visit Area 51
  76. Fly Sydney to New York on a Airbus A380
  77. Bunjee Jump
  78. Ride the World’s Scariest Roller Coaster
  79. Drive an auto carrying a passenger
  80. Become a Cartoon Character
  81. Create My Family Tree
  82. Mt Everest ! Climb it or See it . It works for me
  83. Spend One day either at my school or College
  84. Finish watching every movie on the IMDB Top 250 List
  85. Get a Kickass Tatoo.
  86. Be a DJ for one night
  87. Write a Children’s book and get it published
  88. Catch an anaconda (alright, a baby anaconda!!)
  89. Go to Madagascar and Sing, I Like to Move It !! Move It …
  90. Travel in the Footboard of a Bus
  91. Sit, Drive, Touch a Bentley
  92. Learn to Juggle with three balls
  93. Overcome my fear of Darkness
  94. Spend a week at Burj Al Arab .
  95. See the Sun raise at the East Coast and Sun set at West Coast of India on the same day.
  96. Open a Swiss Bank Account
  97. Dog Sledging 

  98. Set a saving target, meet it for 1 year 

  99. Go Horse Riding.
  100. Read a dictionary from beginning to end. 

Complete List….




31 Responses

  1. s w a t says:

    Oh Gaawd!! If you read my blog, I wanted to do my 100 things to do before I die list as well. And boy, it looks like I can fudge your list for good! :)

  2. theshowstopper says:

    Welcome to Rating My Life. Believe me its not an easy job to write that list. It is very tiring to finish the list.


  3. Nithya says:

    Wow ! I had a nice time reading this VC :) Hope you get to do all these things before you die :)

  4. theshowstopper says:

    Thanks, I really hope I get atleast 50 of them becomes a reality !! All the best with yours


  5. raghs says:

    looks a great idea and seems to be growing gradually thats a very good sign and progress!!

    should i comment for each or max of items i feel like?? :)

  6. theshowstopper says:

    You are welcome to comment on anything :)


  7. Priti says:

    This is nice :)
    Even I’ll try making a list…

  8. theshowstopper says:



  9. raghs says:

    thats great VC. shall do it accordingly :)

  10. raghs says:

    here you go..

    Version 1
    //# Complete the list of 100 things to do before I die
    # Write a novel and get pathetic sad reviews
    # Get into a fight with Jackie Chan or Jet Li //

    #1 is really nice and practical!
    # 2 — why only pathetic and sad reviews? much confident? :)
    #3 – really a different one! appreciate it and best wishes!!

    (continue slowly….) :P

  11. shivya says:

    wow, i share a lot of things in your 100 list. adding you to my roll. let’s see who gets there first ;)

  12. theshowstopper says:

    the race is on ! I am almost done with my first one … :)


  13. Dude! I can help you with #9 on your list!

  14. Sameer ,
    When do we start ?? :)


  15. shivya says:

    Damn it. I am a stone’s throw away from no 14, but I can’t go coz I’m so damn b r o k e :@ im planning to sneak in somehow and watch it nonetheless. haha, im kicking some ass. hurry up and start doing things VC! :p

  16. I can Sponsor you !! I can Sponsor you !! AHHhhhhaaa !! You are in Singapore and you did go for the RACE !! lol … Well I am gonna have a word with the Pizza Hut guys this weekend for delivering Pizza’s :)


  17. BlueMist says:

    interesting one !!
    I think few of them you can do easily like teaching an illiterate person;
    what is a concentration camp btw ?

  18. I know, there are stuff in there which can be done without any help.

    Anyway this is a concentration camp.

    Warning : The pictures might not be suitable for everyone



  19. s w a t says:

    //# Attend one really huge rock concert //
    of course, you are welcome to see me performing ;)

  20. Swat,
    That sounds good. Lemme know when you performin


  21. s w a t says:

    sure… :)

    regarding #67, do you play any musical instrument?

  22. swat,
    nope, i started learning Tabla…but realized that my tabla master found excuses not to teach me….I still don’t know whether I was a bad student or he was a bad teacher….


  23. s w a t says:

    Lol.. same with my vocal teacher. But im sure she was a bad teacher!!! :D

  24. Dharmarajan says:

    huh… your wishes are worth creating another ‘Breathless’ if only Shankar Mahadevan reads this…but i expected atleast one of the 100 would be to actually finish writing this blog..its a gr8 achievement in itself :)

    Welcome to Rating My Life. wishes are supposed to be unreal :D . Let’s see how far I go with my list.

  25. archu says:

    nice one.. well i could make a list too.. kind of keeping u focussed and its jus fun :)

  26. Archu,
    Yeah its fun to create the list. Join the club :)

  27. Suraksha says:

    You actually had the patience to think all this out. W00t!

    I’ve done 12 things of your list of 100! :D Totally will do 40-42 before I’m 25!

    PS – You want to juggle three balls twice! :P

  28. suraksha,
    12 things :O …. damn… yeah 40-42 is something which i always wanted to do….

    PS- i knew this would come up….i have no words for you :P

  29. Jitu says:

    My God!
    How is ‘Killing jitu’ not a part of it?
    I m surprised

  30. Jitu says:

    The mug did the trick i guess, lol

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