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#1 of 29 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 28 2001 - 11:23 AM

Well, what are they? Here's mine:

Save some money so I can go back to school and get a real job. Posted Image
Get a girlfriend. Posted Image
Don't buy any more dvds. Posted Image

#2 of 29 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted December 28 2001 - 11:57 AM

I've been toying with the idea of letting go of some of my more insignificant dvd related pet peeves. Candidates are:

-the fact that Disney refuses to put dates on any of their dvds, so I always have to go to imdb.com to find out what year they came out. I think Disney figures if they don't put on the date the copyright won't expire. Posted Image

-the fact that 1.37:1 films are cropped to 1.33:1 for dvd. I know I'm only losing a fraction, but it's still a pet peeve of mine.
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#3 of 29 OFFLINE   Jon_B

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Posted December 28 2001 - 12:18 PM

To get out more and find a woman. Posted Image
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#4 of 29 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted December 28 2001 - 01:29 PM

My new years resolution is to try and cut down on inhaling Sandra's smoke, I can do this by hiding her cigs, although this might be more of a health hazard than inhaling her smoke, or cough in her face and ask her politely to put out her cigarette, again this may result in painful grasping of arm and consequently no nookie for yours truly, eeeek! so a difficult resolution at best.Posted Image

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#5 of 29 OFFLINE   NickSo

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Posted December 28 2001 - 03:35 PM

1. Get a new job
2. Work out more, get buff, also related to #3
3. Get myself a girlfriend before Matthew does Posted Image
4. Work harder at school


#6 of 29 OFFLINE   Neil Joseph

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Posted December 28 2001 - 04:13 PM

Get a new house
Click and enter " T H E . H O L O D E C K "
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My Home Theatre "The Holodeck"

 


#7 of 29 OFFLINE   Kurt B

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Posted December 29 2001 - 02:50 AM

1. Bulld my home theater room. It's roughed in at this time.
2. Walk/workout daily and eat healthier

Those two are enough to keep me occupied for the year.

~Kurt

#8 of 29 OFFLINE   MichaelPe

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Posted December 29 2001 - 04:42 AM

1. Get a (normal) girlfriend. Posted Image
2. Lose the 15 lbs I've put on since October.
3. Watch more movies.
4. Stop doing hard drugs. Posted Image

#9 of 29 OFFLINE   Joe D

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Posted December 29 2001 - 06:47 AM

1.To spend less money.
2.To work more.
3.To continue to work out.
4.To do better in college.

#10 of 29 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 29 2001 - 08:29 AM

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1. Get a (normal) girlfriend.

Amen to that!!!

#11 of 29 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted December 29 2001 - 05:06 PM

Go to the movies much more.
Top 10 Film Lists: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Film Lists: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

#12 of 29 OFFLINE   John Besse

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Posted December 29 2001 - 05:28 PM

Huh... I've never really though too much about the resolution yet. So, I'm gonna creat mine by stealing a few suggestions and add to them Posted Image

1. Get a normal girlfriend
2. Save more money
3. Pay off the outstanding credit card debt I created by not working for the whole year
4. Drink more beer (I slacked off a lot in 2001!)
5. Go back to school and get a better job
6. Try not to go broke seeing Star Wars Episode II - Attack of the Clones too many times


And... Now for the unrealistic ones Posted Image

6. Win the lottery
7. Travel a lot more than I do
8. Spend more than 3 days in Vegas with out going home in the hole!!!
9. Get a normal girlfriend Posted Image
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#13 of 29 OFFLINE   Sean Conklin

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Posted December 29 2001 - 05:41 PM

1. Quit watching "Mushy Tearjerkers"
2. Make an honest effort to "mingle" with the wife more often.
3. Finally finish my NOS(Nitrous Oxide) system on my Hot Rod Dodge Dart.

#14 of 29 OFFLINE   Matthew Chmiel

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Posted December 29 2001 - 05:55 PM

1. Get a girlfriend.
2. Get any kind of girlfriend before NickSo does. Posted Image
3. Work out and get buff.
4. Concentrate on school.


#15 of 29 OFFLINE   Rain

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Posted December 30 2001 - 08:40 AM

1. Try to quit smoking again.
2. Watch more movies.
3. Read more.
4. Work harder at my job. Posted Image

"Imagine all the people, living life in peace..." - Imagine by John Lennon

#16 of 29 OFFLINE   NickSo

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Posted December 30 2001 - 12:24 PM

Now matthew, you know that 'any kind of girlfriend' doesnt include any other species, doesnt include relatives and isnt paid alright? Posted Image

Anyways, whats the diff between getting A gf and 'any kind' of gf?


#17 of 29 OFFLINE   Bruce Hedtke

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Posted December 30 2001 - 01:12 PM

I've made the firm resolve to write down every film I watch in 2002. Everytime I need to make a list, I can't recall just what I've seen. So, since I just LOVE lists, I am going to keep better records.

Bruce
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#18 of 29 OFFLINE   Mark Dubbelboer

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Posted December 30 2001 - 05:58 PM

me and my buddy are coming up with a list of 25 and we're going to see who can keep the most.

a couple on my list:
a) gain 10 pounds (his was to lose 10)
b) girlfriend
c) move out of this town
d) raise my GPA by .1 (in your 6th semester this would be quite a feat)

#19 of 29 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted December 31 2001 - 04:57 AM

I've already kept my resolution. I'm tired of the expense of going through dealers to purchase neat guns, so I've sent in my application for a Type 3 Federal Firearms License. Posted Image See www.atf.treas.gov/forms/pdfs/f531016.pdf for the form. Now I can buy neat guns through the mail and save money. Buying Mausers is as addictive as buying DVDs.....
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#20 of 29 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 31 2001 - 05:05 AM

Mental note: don't make Dennis mad... Posted Image




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