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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chads for the Bit Bucket

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My suggestion is that you focus your thinking by making a reverse bucket list of all the things you are positive you don't want to do. I've made a reverse bucket list of my own that you may use as a model. Here are 25 of the things that I hope never to do:

  1. Climb Mount Everest
  2. See any movie or read any book about self-actualizing rich people who climb Mount Everest
  3. See that movie about the guy who cuts off his arm in a ravine that isn't even on Mount Everest
  4. […]
— Jeffrey Goldberg, OCT 5 2011 (

I have been making "to do" lists (as well as "to go" lists) forever. Imagine my excitement at learning about a type of list that seems like just the thing for someone of my demographic (retired) — a "not to do" list:
  • Eat haggis
  • Attend any function where people are liable to extol the merits of haggis
  • Drink Merlot
  • Attend any function where people are liable to order Merlot
  • Go to Disneyland
  • Wait in line for 3 hours to shake hands with some guy in a mouse suit
  • Occupy Wall Street or any other street
  • Take a dump on a patrol car
  • Have a discussion with an idiot
  • Discuss politics with a liberal

I'm sure I'll think of more chads for the bit bucket, but that last entry made me throw up in my mouth a little bit ...

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