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The anti-bucket list

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A bucket list is a list of experiences someone wants to have at some point in their life (originally by the time of your last breath - kicking the bucket, hence the name). On another site someone started an anti-bucket list - things many people like to do or get, and you have zero interest in it, or are even completely against the idea for yourself. Shall we try it? Maybe best to keep it at one per post, and share a bit more why it is on your anti-bucket list.

OP goes first, so...

Getting a tattoo. No way. Even aside from the aspect that it the process is painful and the result permanent (save for extensive treatments), I absolutely see no point in it.
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I used to want to got to Machu Pichu - probably a result of too much Conan Doyle (Lost World) and Rider Haggard. Now I think it would be something to avoid after seeing what happened to John Peel. I don't think I could cope with the thin air and the climbing.
You can go to Machu Picchu without having to do any climbing. Also it's not that high to normally feel the thin air (2400 meters altitude). You only have to do hiking if you also want to visit the viewpoint on the mountain (but that's optional).

I usually don't like such hot-spots with so many tourists, but I'm glad I was there! I went there by my own without a guided group and found some quiet spots there.

I'm really into mountaineering and hiking - but what's on my anti-list: climbing Mount Everest. I wouldn't do it for free - for me this has nothing to do with a nature experience:

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Just to avoid misunderstandings: Everest is on my Anti-list!! ;)

But there are still many mountain climbs / hikes on my Todo-list (with Weisshorn in Switzerland being Top 1 at the moment).

Luckily I've done several typical "list-activities" like skydiving when I was younger, so I don't have to think about those. But there are still many destinations I want to travel to! Like Ecuador or Canada

Another thing on my Anti-list: Heli-skiing (I find it ecologically questionable).
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