People Break Down Which Activities They've Tried That They'll Never Do Again
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Once is enough.

That is one of my life mantras.

And that's ok.

I'm never going to run the New York marathon.

I'm at peace with that because I ran a half marathon once and nearly stroked out.

So I'm good.

Once was enough.

Redditor Unavalible_000 wanted to hear about all of the "tried it once" experiences we've all been affected by, so they asked:

"What’s something you tried and will never do again?"

Also, liver. No. NO. NO! Tried it, cried, never again.


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"Missing class on purpose. Made me feel so bad I didn't do anything for the time I was supposed to be in class."


Too Fast

"Driving really fast."


"Yup. Took my car to the limit once, 156 MPH on a track. Obviously not a super car, but not a family sedan, either. Things got a little squirrelly and I almost lost control. After that I was like 'yup, that’s how fast it goes, I’m happy to never try that again.'"


"this might be fun"

"Coke for me. I was in my post-college wtf do I do now stage of my life and a perfect target for bad decisions. It's incredible how fast I went from 'this might be fun' to 3am after a not sleeping for a week searching the floor for the tiniest speck of powder I might have dropped."

"16 years since I've seen a fleck of it and I can still remember the completely God-awful feeling of coming down and spiraling deep into that dark hole where a depression lived that was beyond anything I'd ever felt before or since."


Up. Up. UP!

"Staying up all night. Felt terrible the next day and have to sleep more to make up for it."


"Amen. The one time I pulled an all-nighter studying for a test, the next day when I was taking it, I would answer a question, and then snap back awake, and realize I had dreamt of answering it, and then answer it again. This happened like 3 times. 0/10."


Bad Fit

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"Taking the middle seat on an airplane. As a 6'6" 250+lb man, it is what I imagine hell is like."


Yeah that middle seat is torture. I'd rather walk to Europe next time.


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"Probably deep sea fishing. Didn’t think I’d make it back to shore alive with that sea sickness."



"Snowboarding. Gave it a shot, was unsurprisingly terrible, hated every minute of it. Next time I went on the mountain, I tried skiing instead. They were the better choice. My attempt at snowboarding ended sometime late morning after a particularly hard fall. I ripped the board off my feet, yelled "F**k this!" and marched down the rest of the slope. I handed my gear back in, and then went right to the bar. My fiancé felt a little bad, but he was also laughing his a** off at me."



"To be honest, slot machines. A couple years ago some friends took me to a casino to celebrate my birthday, and I found the experience underwhelming. I even ended up leaving with a nice amount of money, but the act of getting to that point didn't excite me at all."


9 Bad Months

"Being pregnant/Giving birth. The birth actually wasn't so bad (thanks epidural!) but being pregnant sucked. I was not at all prepared for the level of exhaustion and discomfort that comes with it. Literally, everything feels off and you're not so much tired as depleted of all resources bc duh, there's basically a parasite feeding off of your body."

"I also puked every day for nine months. Yep, that's every. day. Meds only had a minimal effect on me. My kid is the coolest damn human on the planet and everything about her is fantastic, but I will never, ever, do that again."


Don't Jump

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"Skydiving. Not because I don't want to, but because years passed since last time I went and I gained a bunch of weight."


Well I'm glad to know I'm not alone in the "this sounds like a bad idea" camp. No to skydiving for sure!

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