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The concept of a bucket list is a cool way to track miniature or major life goals. Once you've checked something off your bucket list, you feel accomplished. But what about the opposite--things you honestly hope you'll never do, or have accepted has passed you by before your time is up?


u/phlux asked:

Whats on your Anti Bucket List, things you know and accept you'll die not having done?

Here were some of the answers.

Definitely Uncommon

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Throwing a fragmentation grenade.

I know I could do it, but too often I've thrown things somewhere and accidentally hit something not supposed to hit. I'd have too much fear that I'd just yeet that thing 3m in front of me instead of far away.

realultralord

Army here, it doesn't really hit you how easily you'd be turned to paste until after it explodes. So it feels pretty cool.

NotMyPrerogative

A Large Obstacle

Flying a plane. I am colorblind thus I cannot get a pilots license. I personally find it ironic since people with my specific brand of color blindness were roped into the Air Force in WW2 because they could distinguish German camouflage from the skies.

Unlacqua

You could definitely still do this with an instructor in the plane.

CTBioWeapons

This is correct. It's called TIF or Trial Instructional Flight*. They take off and land, you get to fly whilst in the air.

NLH1234

Horizons To Broaden

I wanted a stamp on my passport before I turned 30.

...I hope I have a stamp on my passport before I turn 40.

Daegoba

Go to Thailand they will stamp the f*ck out of your passport.

NepentheLost

Moose Are So Large And So Dumb

Ride a moose.

But imagine just how majestic you'd look.

doinherbest

I want to ride a bear, this is actually something I want to do

jonas5577

Probably ten years ago someone in Sweden rode a moose like it was a horse. Saddle and everything. When it reached media they forbid him to proceed with the moose riding, and I believe that it is now forbidden to break in a moose here.

xanthoriaparietina

Catch Me I'm Falling

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Skydiving, not for me, no no, nu-huh.

satakentia

I went once. Once. Tandem, instructor was about a foot shorter than me. They land, you hold your knees up. I took the entire landing on one leg and limped for two weeks.

For anyone curious, you only feel like your falling the first few seconds. About the same as a rollercoaster drop. Relativity. The ground is so far away theres nothing to really visually attune you.

jahs_126

It's Just Not Time

I'll never leave the solar system on a multi-generational colony ship headed for another star. There's just no way, bro.

Brother_Wayne_Kramer

Even just getting into space. Sure, in my lifetime it's probably achievable, but I'm not selling everything for the experience.

shaftautopump

I'm 45. As a kid I was 100% certain there'd be a colony on Mars by now and I'd go. The colony still has time, but I sure ain't going with a family.

I'll never leave earth. But I guess I'll always have No Man's Sky.

Funkmonkey23

It's Only A Thought For Now

Crack. I'm sure it's great. Anything that great is always compared to crack, so I'm sure crack is amazing. The best foods "taste like crack," the best video games are "as addictive as crack."

GhostalMedia

My personal rule is that if I live to 80 or get a terminal disease before then, I'll try hard drugs, but if/until that happens, I'm staying away.

abbyabsinthe

No Big Spiders Ever

I'm an arachnophobe, so both Brazil and Australia are definitely on my f*ckit list.

I'm not scared of being bitten. I have a phobia. I don't want to SEE a spider any larger than a tarantula. If I came across a bird eater or a Huntsman, I'd have a panic attack. I understand it's rare to run in to one, but still, no thanks.

Exactly57genders

Money Is Exhausting

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Boy, this list would be huge. But #1 is being crazy rich. You know, soccer players level of richness. Even if I managed to get this amount of money, I feel like living in high society must be so tiring, I don't want to experience this lol.

Freakz0rd

I tell you what, everyone pitch in and give me money and I'll write an extensive paper, and even film a documentary about living in high society so you'll know if it's actually good or not.

spaghettiAstar

I would be fine having a lot of money through hard work, but I have no desire at all to be famous.

Halt_the_Ranger27

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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