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A New Take on New Years Resolutions
Posted: Mon Dec 26 17:28:11 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Here's the idea: everybody's got their own particular demons to face when it comes to new years resolutions, whether it's quitting smoking (I'm a year without cigs now!), losing weight, spending less money, getting out of the house more... whatever.

Those aren't as interesting as the little things.

I want see three lists-of-three for things you want to do in 2006. 9 items in 3 groups. Things that you don't NEED to do in 2006, but would certainly like to resolve to do.

It's a resolution revolution.

Here's what my resolutions look like:

Three bands I want to become more familiar with in 2006:

1. Sly and the Family Stone
2. The Jam
3. Roxy Music

Three cities I want to visit in 2006:

1. Montreal
2. Boston
3. Manhattan/NYC

Three things I want to become less dependent on in 2006:

1. My cellphone
2. World of Warcraft ( http://worldofwarcraft.com )
3. Coffee


So what does your resolution revolution look like?


 
DanSRose Posted: Mon Dec 26 18:57:00 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things To Do
1- Finish one full novel and at least 3 short stories
2- Get a bill-paying job that is not bitch work in my dad's office (bitch work elsewhere is mildly okay- the point is to start on my own)
3- Find a new therapist/psychiatrist

Places to Go
1- Back to Philly
2- Back to DC and not be panicky and afraid
3- Up, then, Down, then maybe up again, I-95

Things to Stop doing:
1- Stop staying inside because panic and fear so I can start dating
2- Stop being afraid so I can reconnect to the Important People
3- Stop being afraid I can start living


 
FN Posted: Mon Dec 26 19:07:09 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things do to:
1) stay the greatest guy, personality-wise, on earth.
2) prove the fact that psychology is a scam
3) convert even more people to racism
4) study more
5) party more

Things to stop doing:
1) nothing
2) perhaps I should stop having fun at the expense of others, but then again, meh.



More to come, I'm sure.


 
Ed Posted: Mon Dec 26 20:24:45 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  1) don't sleep so much
(or) more late-nighters and more sleeping in class,
2) take some initiative
3) get into college
4) take that road-trip to the east
5) kick some ass in my classes
6) tell more people to fuck off
7) tell more people how great they are
8) threaten a few lives


 
Dancer Posted: Tue Dec 27 03:37:46 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things do to in 2006
1) EXERCISE MORE!!!!!!
2) Wake up earlier (stop snoozing that stupid alarm)
3) Take up courses

Things NOT TO DO in 2006
1) completely stop smoking (i've cut down considerably)
2) Buy some more stuff toys.
3) Choose other color than PINK.

Places to Go
1) Vietnam
2) Mongolia
3) Shanghai


 
Kira Posted: Tue Dec 27 21:20:07 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things to do every day, no skipping:

Brush teeth.
Take vitamins.
Read.

Words to stop using:

Perfect.
Stupid.
'Gonna.'

People to see before they go back to New Zealand:

Bob.
Steve.
Choke.


 
Mesh Posted: Tue Dec 27 22:32:53 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Sorry I'm closed.


 
Mesh Posted: Wed Dec 28 12:21:30 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things to continue doing.

1. Living healthy. Keep on not smoking or drinking, and keep on eating healthy and exercising.

2. Improving Guitar skills, so that one day I will be a God on the damned instrument.

3. Working hard at what I do.


Things to start doing.

1. Taking an art class.
2. Read at LEAST one book a month, if not more. Two would be better, three would be even better, four would be ideal, but not likely.
3. Try to not get miffed so easily.



Other three to come when I can think of some.




 
libra Posted: Wed Dec 28 13:56:53 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  I only have one right now...

make more friends at school


 
CorDrine Posted: Fri Dec 30 07:54:05 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things to do:
Get a new job
Finish my study
Start migration process to Australia?

Places to go:
Another company
Another country

Things not to do
Feel sorry for myself
Stop hating the world
Stay on in a dead-end job

Bummer, it has been one hell of a rough year for me. I am so glad its over soon! Really looking forward to things changing in 2006 :)


 
addi Posted: Fri Dec 30 09:41:48 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  I vow to eat my meat next year.
How can I have any pudding if I don't eat my meat?



*I'm a big believer in reachable new year resolutions.




 
Ed Posted: Fri Dec 30 21:46:59 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  addi said:
>How can I have any pudding if I don't eat my meat?

Hell yeah, Addi.


 
Mesh Posted: Fri Dec 30 21:51:57 2005 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Gay cowboys eating pudding?


 
Ed Posted: Sun Jan 1 01:56:07 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Who's still sober?


 
Ed Posted: Sun Jan 1 01:59:43 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Ed said:
>Who's still sober?


Not my buddy, Meg, on whose face I'm going to write, "BALLS," once she get to pass out.


 
Mesh Posted: Sun Jan 1 02:17:53 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  I am still sober, sir.


 
Mesh Posted: Sun Jan 1 02:24:30 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Alright it's 2006. So where's my goddamn flying car? I was promised at least a flying car, and maybe even a house that comes in pill form and all you have to do is put a drop of water on it and it expands into a full sized house.


I realize the flying car is a bit of a stretch, though.


 
Ed Posted: Sun Jan 1 04:20:09 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Meshomania, you are the man. And because you are the man, this is for you.

http://mywebpage.netscape.com/Eduardo%20Soze/Avery+Brooks+-+Flying+Cars.mp3


 
addi Posted: Sun Jan 1 08:20:04 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  meshuggah said:
>I am still sober, sir.

I was too, mesh. New Year's Eve and both of us were sober. What's this crazy world coming to?!

Ludwig, on the other hand, found some redheaded floozy and didn't stumble home till 5am. I found him curled up in the bathtub stinking of gin and mumbling something about rabbits and toonland.


 
Mouse Posted: Sun Jan 1 09:10:49 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Things to do;
Start reading the books waiting on my shelves.
Replace my crappy job.
Waste less time.

Things to improve;
My cooking skills.
My state of fitness.
My mind and attitude.

Random to dos;
Sell things.
Make things.
Have fun.


 
Mesh Posted: Sun Jan 1 15:08:21 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Damn that Avery Brooks!


 
Mesh Posted: Sun Jan 1 15:15:32 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Heres a cool website.

http://www.retrofuture.com/index.html


 
choke Posted: Fri Jan 6 18:02:53 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Kira said:
>
>People to see before they go back to New Zealand:
>
>Bob.
>Steve.
>Choke.

Aw! I would love to meet you :D


 
choke Posted: Fri Jan 6 18:22:20 2006 Post | Quote in Reply  
  New Years kinda passed me by.. I didn't really notice it because nothing exciting happened to mark it. So I haven't made any resolutions yet. Hmm.

1. Figure out the source of all the ladybugs I find at the back of my creative writing classroom.

2. Be more understanding and receptive of american teens.

3. Get rid of the creepy guy who waits for me in my free periods and has somehow obtained my phone number and msn.

4. Stop obsessing about home and allow people to change.

5. Do more yoga.

6. Teach my friends and siblings self defense.

7. Be more thoughtful, but think about things less.

8. Stop controlling my mouth.

9. Don't do drugs unless for creative purposes.

10. Let people know I love them more often.



 



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