A Few Things To Do Before I Die

16 Apr

Chanced upon a banner of eBay’s new campaign “10 Things to Do before you Die!” while I was on my way to the office. The promotion invites people to bid for 10 once-in-a-lifetime experiences starting atRe.1/-. The advertisement reminded me of a list of things I wanted to do given that I had Rs. 10 crore with me. For the record it was only an assumption that my finance lecturer gave us to work with as part of an assignment while I was pursuing my masters in management. But there are so many things in life that I want to do and Rs. 10 crore is too small an amount.

Assuming that there is no dearth of money, here is a list of things (will keep adding to it) that I would like to do (as of now) before I die. Here they are (not in any particular order):

  1. Travel into Space
  2.  

  3. Pilot a fighter jet
  4.  

  5. Drive a Ferrari and a 1000 cc bike on a F1 track
  6.  

  7. Play at the Lords cricket ground
  8.  

  9. Visit the North and South pole
  10.  

  11. Write and direct a movie
  12.  

  13. Build a state-of-the-art hospital
  14.  

  15. Establish a world-class educational institution
  16.  

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What do you want to do before you die?

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7 Responses to “A Few Things To Do Before I Die”

  1. LuLi 16 April 2008 at 8:25 pm #

    Return Palestine to the Palestinians 😉

  2. vinay 18 April 2008 at 5:40 pm #

    Apart from the 4th and 5th activities, I would love fly like a bird.

  3. Krishna Aradhi 19 April 2008 at 6:43 pm #

    Free India from the clutches of the caste system 😀

  4. lazybug 20 April 2008 at 12:40 pm #

    Apart from all the material cravings:

    I want to visit the Bamiyan valley in Afghanistan.

    Want to do something worthwhile for those who can’t help themselves.

    Develop my writing ability to a decent level.

    Start and run a website.

    Travel India on a two-wheeler.

    To improve my reading speed, so that I can finish all the books I have and will have.

    Achieve a good name in my current profession.

    Become a good decision maker.

  5. Santhosh Reddy 21 April 2008 at 11:46 pm #

    @LuLi: I am no expert on Palestine but wish that it belongs to the rightful owners.

    @Vinay: Flying like a bird, just terrific.

    @Krishna: How wonderful it will be in a world without any distinction based on caste, creed and religion.

    @Akhil: May all your wishes come true.

  6. Prasanthi 6 May 2008 at 2:26 pm #

    Hey Santhosh! I will finance you partially and allow me to join you in 1,2,7,8 wishes of yours in the current list 😉

  7. Santhosh Reddy 8 May 2008 at 9:27 pm #

    You are welcome Prasanthi. I will remember your promise.

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