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That Bucket List Though

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Have you ever made a mental list of things you wanted to do or try or jokingly said "That's going on my bucket list!" Well, now is the time to stop messing around and actually make a bucket list. Write down a list of at least five things that you want to do or try, but do not stop there! Give the world a reason why those things are on your list regardless of how crazy or lame it may be. 

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That Bucket List  (2 Stars)?

I never really have had a bucket list, but there’s a lot of things I’d like to do in my life that I’ve just never put on paper. Most of the bucket list things I have to do are travel related, there isn’t a whole lot of the typical “skydiving” …

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That bucket list though

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That Bucket List Though

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I have some many things that I have want to do in the future that when I saw that creating a bucket list could be one of my assignments, I was so excited to be able to write them all down! I am so excited to travel and experience so …

My Bucket List

I remember when I was younger, my best friend, Kay, and I would constantly be coming up with bucket lists for us to complete. I actually still have a few of the ones we made tucked away somewhere at my parents house. Kay and I would spend all of our …

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My Bucket List:

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My top 5 things on my bucket list is

Get my Dream Job
Own a car that I am proud of
Get Married
Have a house of my own
Start a business

1)Get my dream Job

My dream job is to become a police officer. I;ve wanted to be one …

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I was very interested in this assignment. All the time do I say that something is on my bucket list, but never write it down. I thought this assignment would be easier than it was. I thought as soon as I was thinking of things I wanted to put …

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For this assignment I had to make a bucket list of five things:

-Buy tickets for a random flight.

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That Bucket List Though

I believe Robert Neville’s bucket list would contain these:

Find another living human
Beat my depression
See his daughter and wife once again
Beat Alcoholism
Find the cure

While Robert Neville was alive he did not find another living human. He lost his family …

Mother Abagail’s To-do List

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Bucket List for The Unnamed Midwife

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Find a cure for the disease that is killing everyone.The unnamed…

Frida’s Apocalypse Bucket List

Figure every last thing out about Micah and the Group
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Live long enough to watch baby grow up
Find our old house/neighborhood after this is over
Eat pizza at least one more time

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Christina Eliopolis’s Bucket List

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Christina Eliopolis’s Bucket List


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That Bucket List Though

Before I kick the bucket, here are some things I would like to do before I go!

Sky Diving
Have a billion dollars piled in front of me
Go to space
Set a world record
Ride all the roller coasters in the world

Reason why I chose sky diving, is …

That Bucket List Though

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Meet Taylor Swift

This is on my bucket list because I really like Taylor Swift and since I …

Bucket List

Okay, so I have a crap ton (a bucket load?) of things on my bucket list. Especially when it comes to traveling.

Right now my top destinations are:
1. Ireland (which I get to experience for my honeymoon next year, so yay!)
2. Italy (I’ve lived in Europe basically my …

My Bucket List!

This writing assignment intrigued me because I really have never thought about making a bucket list. I have seen others make one or make comments about their own but, I never really thought about mine. I know there are many things I would like to do and see in my …

Dat bucket list doe

For this assignment I am to write five things for my bucket list and reasons why, so here I go!

1.) Compete in either and NPC Bikini or Figure show and win my pro card. I love the sport of bodybuilding and with my competitive dance background I’ve been itching …


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It feels like yesterday that my family and I packed up my belongings and moved me to UMW for my first semester freshman year. The fact that I am a senior and about to graduate really puts in perspective how fast time moves and that I am about to be …

I want to dance in the rain with Betty White.

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This is what I imagine LaNoir’s bucket list to look like:

1: Find the perfect black scarf

2: Dance in the rain with Betty White

3: Mix her own perfume

4: Watch …

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A bucket list

Bucket List:

Successfully complete a “Eat the whole thing and your meal is free” challenge. – You never have to pay for a meal again, because you won’t feel like eating ever again.

Go Skydiving – Weightlessness? Screaming? Sounds good

Get struck by lightning – only so many people can …

Where in the World?!

As nerdy or cliche as it may sound, I do have a bucket list that I actually update and check things off! I don’t really know where, when or why I started one, but at some point in my life, I wanted to keep a list of things to do …

le listo de bucket… uh… o.

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Bucket List

Stanley MacDonald is a veteran soldier that fights the undead during the World War Z. I really liked his attitude in the book, with his unfearful and badass persona, so I deiced to do a bucket list because it would be fun do a little something with him. Here is …