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Sep 13 / Elliot Darvick

A look at the needs that motivate us (yours)

One of the most rewarding parts of building Unbucket is the tremendous amount of feedback we get from users. Some of the most insightful feedback comes from asking a very simple question:

“What about Unbucket appeals to you?”

No, we’re not fishing for compliments by asking this question; rather, it’s our attempt to grasp the needs people bring with them to Unbucket. The aggregate of these responses give us a rich portrait of the lives our users want to live.

Your needs are ultimately what motivate us most.

We thought it would be fun to share with you some of the responses we’ve gotten to this question. Nestled in each answer are the themes that shape everything we do.

After graduating from college, my close friends and I started traveling down different paths. While those paths have led us to different states, I like that Unbucket provides another way for us to keep in touch and strengthen the lines of communications -- even though we may be thousands of miles apart.

 Helping organize activity ideas for my wife and I, and using it to discover new shared interested to strengthen our marriage.

I absolutely adore the concept of being able to make a list of experiences that you want to have with someone close to you. And it's nice that both parties can edit the list. I like the personal aspect - this isn't somewhere you'd get flooded with stupid game requests or notifications of who read what - it's only about what you really, truly want to see. It will be a breath of fresh air.

I live in Chicago, my girlfriend lives in New York. We only see each other once every couple weeks, so making the most of that time is important. Having a shared list of things we could do together would help make that happen.

I make lists all the time and have email chain after email chain with friends and family trying to plan stuff. I think Unbucket is the perfect solution for a lot of things in my life. Can't wait to try it!

I make tons of lists of things I want to do with my friends and I need an easier/better way to manage them than Google Docs.

I work for an airline and travel A LOT. So being to share lists of things to do with friends when I visit them is definitely a neat way to get as much done in the little time that I'm visiting.

I'm an adventurous spirit and have found a great significant other to share that with. All we've been talking about is doing all kinds of activities together. It would be great to have a site that helps us make those adventures a reality.

Love the idea of technology pulling us away from our computers and re-connecting us with our families. I haven't lived in the same state as my parents or my brother in over a decade. It’s time to reconnect and live together in the moment rather than just talking about the moments that have passed.

My wife and I have a number of things that we would love to do, but have a hard time keeping track of them between various pads of paper.

My girlfriend and I will be entering into a long distance relationship soon as she moves to another state to complete her grad school program. This seems like it would be a great way to stay in touch and to continue our fun, spontaneous relationship.

My wife and I have a number of things that we would love to do, but have a hard time keeping track of them between various pads of paper.