Interesting article on the Fretboard Journal site
The Guitarist's Bucket List
I don't care about some of them, some I'd like to do, and some I have done-
Here's what I have done-
Join an online guitar forum.
Get into an argument with someone on an online guitar forum.
Have at least two quotes from This is Spinal Tap committed to memory.
Host a house concert.
Stick a mirror in your acoustic guitar's sound hole to look at the bracing.
See B.B. King perform.
Swear off a particular brand of strings.
Introduce yourself to one of your guitar heroes after a concert.
Teach a kid his/her first three chords.
Lend a piece of expensive gear to a musician far more proficient than you.
Play through a tape echo.
Refuse to buy an otherwise great guitar because you don't like the way the neck feels.
Drop your guitar and then realize it’s not the end of the world.
Learn the middle and end of “Stairway to Heaven.”
Grow your fingernails out.
Adjust a truss rod without any outside help.
Learn an open tuning.
Buy a 12-string guitar.
Scratch and sniff a piece of Brazilian rosewood.
Conduct a photo shoot with your current guitar quiver.
Own at least one guitar made in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Own at least one guitar made in Fullerton, California.
Learn a song written by a musician who died before you were born.
Learn the difference between a Duolian and a Triolian.
Contemplate buying a guitar made the year you were born.
Own an effects pedal not carried by Guitar Center.
Things I have almost done, would like to do, etc-
Miss a day of work because you were up too late playing.-I have showed up to work tired because I was up too late playing, although not at my current job.
Build your own cigar box guitar.
Play a vintage Weissenborn. (I've played a copy of a Weissenborn, and played a current Weissenborn.
Try to play a harp guitar. (I'd love to try this out)
Capture a Les Paul Monday at the Iridium in New York City (bonus points if you actually saw Les Paul play when you could). If I had made it to NY while he was alive I would have done this.
Buy a ukulele in Hawaii. I would have, but there were only cheap toy type ones, and ones too expensive for me.