|Monument (marnanel) wrote,|
@ 2009-10-09 01:53 pm UTC
I've never really dated.
(x) Gave blood
I used to do this all the time. I can't now for two reasons.
( ) Skipped school
I don't think I ever did this.
( ) Watched someone die
I've always been somewhere else when people I knew died.
( ) Been to Mexico
( ) Been to Florida
( ) Been to Hawaii
(x) Been on a plane
( ) Been on a helicopter
(x) Been lost
Seriously, who hasn't been lost?
(x) Gone to Washington, DC
( ) Ridden in a police car
( ) Hugged a homeless person
I used to volunteer in a homeless shelter, but it would have been rather an invasion of personal space for me to go around hugging people.
(x) Swam in the ocean
( ) Swam with stingrays
( ) Been sailing in the ocean
( ) Cried yourself to sleep
( ) Played cops and robbers
( ) Recently colored with crayons
( ) Ran a marathon
(x) Sang Karaoke
(x) Volunteered at a soup kitchen
(x) Paid for a meal with coins only
This is something we Europeans do all the time, because our coins are actually worth something.
( ) Been to the top of the St. Louis Arch
( ) Seen the northern lights
( ) Been para sailing
(x) Been on TV
I was totally on BBC2 for four frames. I played them back on our VCR and watched them a few times. And I was interviewed for a programme on S4C but they didn't use it in the final cut.
(x) Done something you told yourself you wouldn't
( ) Made prank phone calls
( ) Been down Bourbon Street in New Orleans
( ) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose
( ) Fed a Giraffe
(x) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
( ) Fired a gun
Never touched a gun.
(x) Danced in the rain
(x) Been to the opera
( ) Written a letter to Santa Claus
I once sent a letter to all the Santa Clauses (British, Canadian, Finnish...), as an experiment.
(x) Serenaded someone
( ) Seen a US President in person
(x) Been kissed under the mistletoe
( ) Watched the sunrise with someone
( ) Driven a race car
(x) Been to a National Museum
(x) Been to a wax museum
"Don't worry, sir, she don't do anything interesting with them two swords."
( ) Eaten caviar
(x) Blown bubbles
(x) Gone ice-skating
(x) Gone to the movies
I actually never went to the movies until I was about sixteen. I was quite sad to have lost my film-ginity. The film wasn't really worth it either.
( ) Been deep sea fishing
( ) Driven across the United States
Never been further west than Chicago.
( ) Been in a hot air balloon
( ) Been sky diving
( ) Gone snow-mobiling
(x) Lived in more than one country
(x) Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
(x) Seen a falling star and made a wish
( ) Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
( ) Seen the Grand Canyon
( ) Seen the Statue of Liberty
I've been to NYC, but I didn't do the tourist things. I lived in Cambridge for four years before I went to King's chapel, too.
( ) Gone to the top of Seattle Space Needle
( ) Been on a cruise
(x) Travelled by train
Another question which shows the test wasn't designed for Europeans.
( ) Travelled by motorcycle
(x) Been horse back riding
I didn't have proper riding shoes and did it in sandals which only just wedged into the stirrups. Had I been thrown I might have been seriously hurt.
( ) Ridden on a San Francisco cable car
( ) Been to Disneyland/Disney world
( ) Been in a rain forest
( ) Seen whales in the ocean
( ) Been to Niagara Falls
( ) Ridden on an elephant
I have ridden on a camel, though.
( ) Swam with dolphins
( ) Been to the Olympics
Trying to keep out of the way of the whole sorry mess. May be difficult in 2012.
( ) Walked on the Great Wall of China
( ) Saw and heard a glacier calf
Never even seen a glacier.
( ) Been spinnaker flying
( ) Been water-skiing
( ) Been snow-skiing
(x) Been to Westminster Abbey
Their bookshop is crap. I was trying to buy a Vulgate. Westminster Cathedral puts them in the shade.
( ) Been to the Louvre
( ) Swam in the Mediterranean
( ) Been to a Major League Baseball game
( ) Been to a National Football League game
( ) Swam with sharks
( ) Been White Water Rafting
(x) Written a book or screen play
( ) Been to a Tournament of Roses Parade
( ) Lived in more than one state
assuming "state" means "US state"
(x) Become a parent
( ) Been Bungee Jumping
( ) Been to Vegas
( ) Been to a minor league baseball game
( ) Worked on a political campaign
( ) Been to the top of the World Trade Center or Empire State Building
(x) Ridden a Subway
Gee up, I want a veggie delight.
( ) Been to your High School Reunion
I don't think there was one, I'm in the wrong country, and I don't want to go anyway.