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Happy New Year

Postby Abacus » 2016-12-31 01:59pm

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope everyone has a better year in 2017 than they did in 2016. To make this more than just a general HNY thread, I'll add the caveat that if you post, give the following info:

(1) What is one NY resolution you failed in the past?

(2) What is one NY resolution you succeeded at in the past?

(3) What is your latest resolution?


Me?

(1) Stop eating junk food.
(2) Finish writing one entire story before moving onto another.
(3) Read three hundred new books in 2017.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby The Romulan Republic » 2016-12-31 02:24pm

Bye bye 2016! Don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out!

Anyway, Happy New Year everyone!.

For resolutions:

1. Probably lots, but I'll guess finding a job is one I failed in the past.

2. I don't remember that many of my old resolutions, actually, so I'm blanking on this one.

3. I've got a number of them, but for now I'll say "Be more politically active."
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Re: Merry New Year

Postby aerius » 2016-12-31 03:12pm

Merry New Year people, Merry New Year.

As for resolutions
1) Stay out of trouble in school. Yeah, guess how long that one lasted?
2) Quit making NY resolutions, because they're BS and I'm going to break them anyway

3) Don't have one. I always have goals that I'm working towards, a new day, week, or year is just another step along the way.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby Thanas » 2016-12-31 06:16pm

Happy new year everyone.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby Kamakazie Sith » 2017-01-01 02:51am

Happy New Year, friends. Please be safe and I hope all of you have a better year in 2017.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby Sea Skimmer » 2017-01-01 03:37am

2016 sucked on a broad basis from personal to glacier mitigation. All 2017 metrics point to increasing standards of victory.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby K. A. Pital » 2017-01-01 06:07am

We Russians don't do resolutions, we do wishes.

Past year was brilliant and my plans have come closer to fruition.

Hope everyone on the board has a great 2017.
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Re: Happy New Year

Postby Raw Shark » 2017-01-01 07:16am

Abacus wrote:Happy New Year, everyone! I hope everyone has a better year in 2017 than they did in 2016.


Likewise, to all. I have failed to be killed yet for another year, so it has started off right.

Abacus wrote:(1) What is one NY resolution you failed in the past?


Quit drinking.

Abacus wrote:(2) What is one NY resolution you succeeded at in the past?


Bought a used SUV, packed everything up, and moved to Denver for 2000. Best thing I ever did for myself. Made the decision 9 months before that, but my lease wasn't up yet.

Abacus wrote:(3) What is your latest resolution?


Stop drinking again, and live to be 40.

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Re: Happy New Year

Postby Korto » 2017-01-02 07:19am

People make New Year's resolutions? Huh.

But I'm going to say this here. My family, the four of us, spent New Year's sitting on a park bench, overlooking Sydney Harbour, in a little clearing in some bushes, eating strawberries, and watching the 9pm fireworks*


* Well, got two little kids. Not going to hang around for bloody midnight.
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