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2013 New Year's Resolutions

It's that time of the year again. Come on guys, it's not too late! Apologies if there's already a thread on this, if yes, then merge it, mods.

Let's do this sh*t:

1. Have more sex than I did in 2012.
2. Make more money than I did in 2012.
3. Take some acting classes, it should be fun.
4. Travel to Europe, that is, IF I'm able to get a somewhat long vacation.
5. Making some new friends (male friends), I haven't dedicated much time for that in the past couple of years.

Will be sure to bump it by the end of the year.

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1. Absolutely nail my exams this year. I didn't exactly set the world on fire with my results last year, so this year I'm going to give more time and attention to study.
2. My next biggest goal after exams is to do with my chess. I'm really good at it and it's my hidden and perhaps biggest passion, but I don't concentrate enough with it and I make silly mistakes (a common theme in my life). I want to iron out these faults and take it to the next level.
3. I want to play sports again. I've not been able to do it in the last few months due to an arm injury, so I want to start playing tennis, golf and football again.
4. Be nicer to everyone, especially showing more gratitude to those who help me. I've been guilty of being too ungracious and a little obnoxious in the last.
5. Read thirty-three novels. Last year I read twenty-two, which is not up to my usual standards. Ideally I'd like to read more than thirty-three, but I appreciate I'm a bit more busy in my life right now, so this is a more appropriate target.
6. I want to get my golf handicap into a single digit. This is ambitious, but with a whole summer of play, I believe I can do it. Obviously starting to play again after the injury is the first thing to achieve.
7. Maybe it's time to do something for charity on my own, something I organise myself.
8. Go and visit the Emirates at least once to watch my beloved Gunners play.
9. This is a general one, but deal with my mistakes better. Once I make one, it often leads to several more following. Hopefully I can learn from them more quickly.
10. Aim higher. I've been guilty of setting the bar too low in the past, just to avoid disappointment. I won't get anywhere worthwhile unless I go for something that's more out of reach.
11. Most importantly, see the good in the bad and be happy.

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12. Meet the requirements in at least nine of these resolutions.

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spend more time on MTF. should be doable

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Rid MTF of deluded fedtards......

Well, that's not gonna happen, so I'll settle for playing Tennis more and losing weight.

Mark Lenders banged your girlfriend, I'm sorry to tell you that mate.
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Re: 2013 New Year's Resolutions

1. Get in a serious relationship for a change, but only if it's with the right girl
2. Keep on going the way I'm going, I'm doing pretty great to be honest
3. Visit some of my family members more, I've really been neglecting a couple and that doesn't feel right to me.
4. Don't become a dad.
5. Most important of all, at least match my performances in the ACC and popcon on MT.

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1. Live my life more like Bernard A-Tomic...
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Stop smoking.

Fell off the wagon already though
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5. Read thirty-three novels. Last year I read twenty-two, which is not up to my usual standards. Ideally I'd like to read more than thirty-three, but I appreciate I'm a bit more busy in my life right now, so this is a more appropriate target.
Why 33?

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4. Don't become a dad.
Very good resolution.

Me - graduate with a first. I don't care about everything else.

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1)Waste less time on the internet.
2)Spend more time on my (Master's) thesis.
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I want to do all good things and donate as much as i can to those who really need.
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Why 33?
Why not?

It's boring when people just pick round numbers like 30 and 35.
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Re: 2013 New Year's Resolutions

1. leave my boring job
2. travel more
3. love more
4. less anger on stupid ppl
5. spend more time with my family and friends
6. take more pictures
7. go to the beach more
8. finish all my exams with an A+
9. thinking about an idea for my PHD
10. buy more gifts
11. see more tennis
12. forgive more
13. accept more
14. learn how to play bowling...
15. forget my lost love and find a new one

well i have a feeling i will leave 14 to next year

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Why 33?



Very good resolution.

Me - graduate with a first. I don't care about everything else.
What about experiment with new and more powerful drugs?
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Why not?

It's boring when people just pick round numbers like 30 and 35.
Un-round numbers disturb me. My Goodreads challenge is to read 25 books this year.

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What about experiment with new and more powerful drugs?
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Un-round numbers disturb me. My Goodreads challenge is to read 25 books this year.
I set my target on Goodreads, too.

I'm already off to a good start. In to book number two and nearly finished.
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