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Other The best thing that happened/done to you in 08?

Discussion in 'General' started by DorkSterr, 1 Jan 2009.

  1. Red 5

    Red 5 What's a Dremel?

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    I completed my first year of employment since 2003, and I only had half a day off sick, which is unusual for me (December 22nd, only because my boss sent me home).

    Yeah, that's it. Wonderful.
     
  2. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    I graduated... Things really went downhill from there on :D
     
  3. Trash_Master

    Trash_Master Fire in the hole!!

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    hmmm lets see now!

    Good things:
    - i got a job ^^ YAY! :D
    - got rid of my gf that i have ha the last 6½ years :lol:
    - got a better outlook on life and the opportunities i have open for me! :thumb:

    Bad things:
    - lost the job again (darn financial crisis)! :wallbash:

    but im hope full and im in the process of starting a new education, just need B level math (A level is the highest here where i live!)
     
  4. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    Just to name a few,

    Found my girlfriend
    Have a 3.63 GPA in College
    Started my IFR flight training
    Moved out


    mainly though i have just enjoyed life
     
  5. Ramble

    Ramble Ginger Nut

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    Where was she?
     
  6. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    Mines the red one the blue micra to the left is my GF's and the rav 4 is my GF's mum's

    the one accross the road is a pure coincedence
     
  7. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    In two of my classes right next to me. Otherwise iono. :)
     
  8. DorkSterr

    DorkSterr Hakuna Matata

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    LOL! How so?
     
  9. HereticXander

    HereticXander What's a Dremel?

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    finally grew some balls and asked out the girl ive been mad about for 2 and a half years. and she said yes. lol.
     
  10. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    Well, the life of a student isn't that bad after all :) Late night parties and ignoring alarm clocks is something your boss generally doesn't appreciate.
     
  11. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    Didn't crash my car.
    Didn't get a job.
    Didn't exercise.
    Ate what I wanted.
    Discovered Doctor Who.
    Stopped stealing things.
    Talked to Steven Gerrard in Trafford Centre and wished England good luck with qualifying, then watched us not qualify :(
    Grew my fingernails long, rather than having them bitten to hell as in previous years, they are just a normal length now though.

    Don't know what's best out of that list, they are all good. Anyway it is negative to look back, I plan on a rocking 2009 though :D
     
  12. RinSewand

    RinSewand What's a Dremel?

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    Top job! I'm still working on that one...

    and yakyb - gorgeous house!



    As for me, a few of my highlights;

    - helping put on and run a free music festival for around 10,000 people
    - finding new housemates
    - seeing many of my friends find happiness with new people, or old (so many engagements... )
    - being less stressed than last year
    - not hitting anything, or anyone, or being seen whilst acidentally 180ing my car on a roundabout. Note to self, do not drive when angry...
    - spending a lot of time with friends this christmas who i don't get to see very often

    May as well throw in a few lows;
    - not keeping in contact very much with some very dear friends
    - spending the year single

    And hopes for this year;
    - finding that special someone, or finally getting up the courage to copy HereticXander and actually tell the person i like i like them...
    - getting a new car around february
    - running a road trip round europe with some close friends
    - getting a job after graduating


    Hope you've all had, and will have, a great year!

    RwD
     
  13. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    Best choices i made in '08:
    - telling my crazy ex to f&*( off in as many words... for the third time... and then she just said she doesn't want to talk or associate with people as impolite as me anymore... i think this time it worked...
    - Start working freelance (something i hadn't done in years), and finally settled some long outstanding debt.
    - moved out of the house belonging to my previous landlord (who, BTW, is a POS)

    Bad choices i made in 08:
    - Wiping out and breaking a rib while playing paintball - that sucked.
    - watching some movies
    - being too damn busy for anything and trying to make everyone happy, rather than only those that matter.

    Hopes for 09:
    -leave this place and work for myself.
    -pay off all debt (save the car... even though it'd be ideal if i could pay that off as well)
    -play more guitar, hopefully in a band again
    -have more time for people who matter, less time for those who don't
     
  14. Archtronics

    Archtronics Minimodder

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    New job, Got a girlfriend, And got my top choice for University.
     
  15. <A88>

    <A88> Trust the Computer

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    Failed university, lost girlfriend of 2 years, moved away from all my mates- 2008 wasn't the best of years...
     
  16. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    First mountain biking holiday in Wales.
    Second mountain biking holiday in Wales.

    Other than that it has been a bit of a year of endings of good things.
     
  17. relix

    relix Minimodder

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    2008 has been kind to me:

    - Got my bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    - Started on a master degree in same
    - Got a part-time job as sysadmin and webapp dev
    - Didn't lose the gf
     
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    Guest-23315 Guest

    OMG! ITS RELIX!!!!11!
     
  19. hypnoticstate

    hypnoticstate What's a Dremel?

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    I won a nintendo wii in an online competition and got an HDTV. Good year for me.
     
  20. Red 5

    Red 5 What's a Dremel?

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    Oh yeah, and I won a computer case. Sorry.
     

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