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I have

pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,951 Disability Gamechanger
As an opposite to the `I have never` post, I thought I`d start another with `I have`.......what unusual or quirky things have you done?

I have abseiled down the side of Ripley Castle
I have been the victim of the Indian knife throwing act
I have pot holed in Gibraltar
I have held a huge snake

Your turn

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  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 654 Pioneering
    edited May 15
    I trouble thinking of decent ones. I need to do more interesting things! :D

    I have driven a selection of sports cars on race tracks
    I have been driven around the Lotus test track by a professional driver
    I have almost cut my finger off
    I have been in a prison cell

    PS Gibraltar is a nice place isn't it? I've been there a few times. Have you taken off/landed at the very short runway at the airport there? I guess that's worthy of going on this thread!! Quite fun!! :)
  • woodbinewoodbine Member Posts: 679 Pioneering
    I have

    sat next to a well known footballer on a flight to the isle of man.
    owned an off licence
    met a millionaire
    had 8 different addresses in my lifetime
    almost died twice

  • April2018momApril2018mom Member - under moderation Posts: 2,882 Member - under moderation
    Ooh this is fun!

    I have survived a tsunami (the 2004 Asia one) 
    I have ordered a pizza late at night after a trip to a nightclub
    I have fallen out of a tree when I was a child
    I have spent a lot of time in hospital when I was smaller
    I have accidentally hurt my finger whilst opening a locked door once
  • AilsAils Community champion Posts: 2,214 Disability Gamechanger
    I have -

    Failed my driving test 3 times (passed on my 4th attempt, lol!)
    Went on an Operation Raleigh Expedition to the Bahamas when I was in my teens.
    Owned two Dalmatian dogs in the past.
    I have eaten squid once - yuk!
    I have broken my left leg twice.  

    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • OverlyAnxiousOverlyAnxious Member Posts: 430 Pioneering
    Hmm, this is much more difficult than the 'never' thread! :D

    I have stood on the glass floor section at the top of Blackpool tower (A very long time ago lol!)


  • woodbinewoodbine Member Posts: 679 Pioneering
    Hmm, this is much more difficult than the 'never' thread! :D

    I have stood on the glass floor section at the top of Blackpool tower (A very long time ago lol!)


    I did that 41 years ago with my now wife, wouldn't do it again as my fear of heights is now unbearable.
  • GrinchyGrinchy Member Posts: 81 Pioneering
    Great idea for a thread
    Let me see i have been in a movie
    i have been on tv
    I have met a few famous people
    i have been married twice, second times the charm as they say
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,951 Disability Gamechanger
    66Mustang said:
    I trouble thinking of decent ones. I need to do more interesting things! :D

    I have driven a selection of sports cars on race tracks
    I have been driven around the Lotus test track by a professional driver
    I have almost cut my finger off
    I have been in a prison cell

    PS Gibraltar is a nice place isn't it? I've been there a few times. Have you taken off/landed at the very short runway at the airport there? I guess that's worthy of going on this thread!! Quite fun!! :)

    Hi, yes Gibraltar was a great army posting. We were there for 3 years and used the short runway twice!
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,951 Disability Gamechanger
    I have held a tarantula
    I have chatted with Prince Edward
    I have ridden on a runaway horse
    I have I have been Slimmer of the Year

  • deb74deb74 Member Posts: 604 Pioneering
    I have sprained both my ankles
    I have sprained both my wrists
    fortunatley never broken a bone in my body
    I have touched a snake.

  • alieshiaalieshia Member Posts: 30 Courageous
    I have taken part in hermit crab racing (I didn't win)
    I have snorkeled on the Great Barrier Reef
    I have swum with and done tricks with a Sealion
    I have literally bumped into Prince Charles
    I have seen a shoal of flying fish 

  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,360 Scope community team
    I have walked past Brian May.
    I have 4 cats.
    I have family that live abroad.
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 654 Pioneering
    I have had my chair in a restaurant taken by Keith Floyd
    I have traded stocks and shares on the stock market (and made a small profit!)
    I have stalled a Porsche 911
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,360 Scope community team
    I have had my hair cut for charity (13 1/2 inches!).
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,951 Disability Gamechanger
    I have eaten swordfish
    I have danced on Top of the Pops
    I have attended many hospital departments including...skin, ENT, eye, gynaecology, maternity, neurology, cardiac, mammography, renal, urology, xray, MRI, CT scan, and Botox
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Administrator Posts: 6,420 Scope community team
    edited May 22
    I have ... never done anything remotely exciting that's worth putting in here  :D 

    It's inspired me to try and live more adventurously though. 
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope
  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 654 Pioneering
    edited May 22
    I have eaten swordfish
    Me too, it's very nice. Was that when you lived in Gibraltar? I had it there - it seemed to be quite popular there and in Spain.

    I have ... never done anything remotely exciting that's worth putting in here  :D 

    It's inspired me to try and live more adventurously though. 
    Haha, I was thinking the same but clutched at straws a little and thought of some.

    I have had my hair cut for charity (13 1/2 inches!).
    Is that how much was took off or how much was left? :o


  • April2018momApril2018mom Member - under moderation Posts: 2,882 Member - under moderation
    I have fired a urologist before
    I have completed a FutureLearn family history course in two weeks! 
    I have dyscalculia
    I have capsized on a lake once. 
  • easyeasy Member Posts: 90 Courageous
    I have kissed the Blarney stone
    I have eaten (chewed) octopus


  • dolfrogdolfrog Member Posts: 390 Pioneering
    I have edited and created Wikipedia articles
    i have set up a UK disability support organisation  APDUK
    I have run a UK telephone helpline (APDUK). 
    I have helped the Medical Research council get government funding for a 5 year research program
    I have a Facebook support group which currently has over 15,000 members
    I have multiple PubMed research paper collections to help explain many disabilities.

  • Hart86Hart86 Member Posts: 394 Pioneering
    edited May 24
    I have left home and moved hundreds of miles from anyone I knew to a place I didn’t know (I know lots of people do this but as an agoraphobic with chronic anxiety I can’t believe I ever had the strength to do this!) 

    I’ve played a computer game for more than 24 hours straight (no sleep but I did eat and use the bathroom, lol)

    I have eaten an entire XXL pizza to myself 🤣

    Hopefully I can think of some more as these are looking pretty sad 🤪
  • CressidaCressida Member Posts: 430 Pioneering
    easy said:
    I have kissed the Blarney stone
    I have eaten (chewed) octopus

    @easy I read that I have eaten chewed octopus. Meaning someone else had chewed it first! :D

  • easyeasy Member Posts: 90 Courageous
    OH NO It was just very chewy. I chewed it for about 10 mins ten gave up and spat it out.
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,951 Disability Gamechanger
    66Mustang said:
    I have eaten swordfish
    Me too, it's very nice. Was that when you lived in Gibraltar? I had it there - it seemed to be quite popular there and in Spain.

    I have ... never done anything remotely exciting that's worth putting in here  :D 

    It's inspired me to try and live more adventurously though. 
    Haha, I was thinking the same but clutched at straws a little and thought of some.

    I have had my hair cut for charity (13 1/2 inches!).
    Is that how much was took off or how much was left? :o



    No, I had swordfish in Halifax!
  • easyeasy Member Posts: 90 Courageous
    It was in Spain on a fishing & touring trip. It was the most chewy thing I have ever had. 
    Cant say I didn't like it as I don't recall it having much taste.
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 4,055 Disability Gamechanger
    I have:

    - never driven.
    - been on radio and TV.
    - been electrocuted and suspended in mid air in the name of eye research.
    - recorded four albums under a pseudonym.
    - died for around 45 seconds.
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