Monday, January 03, 2005

Year end survey

The year has rung anew and rather than bore you with tedious details of my life from the past few days, I'll give ya' a little year end survey thing that, I am told, is circulating around something called the 'internet'. Not familiar with that thing but here goes...

1. What did you do in 2004 that you'd never done before?
I got married. First time, only time.

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Never do that, I'd just be an even bigger failure.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Nada

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Not that I can recall, thank God

5. What countries did you visit?
I went to Hawaii, but that's till the U.S.

6. What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
Local HDTV channels, hopefully - if everything goes well -in our new house.

7. What dates from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
April 23rd - turned 25; September 18th - got hitched

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Paying off my car, getting married

9. What was your biggest failure?
This damn blog

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I caught a cold a couple times

11. What was the best thing you bought?
34" 16:9 Sony TV - awesome!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
Hard to say, so few were on the naughty list this year - except for one of the bridesmaids in the wedding - total BITCH but she usually is... but that actually fits into question 13.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed disgusted?
See answer for 12

14. Where did most of your money go?
Wedding

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Sprouting chest hairs... nah

16. What song will always remind you of 2004?
U2 - "Sunday Bloody Sunday (live)" (sends shivers down my spine, plus it was on here when I grabbed this thought.)

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? sadder
b) thinner or fatter? a touch fatter
c) richer or poorer? richer.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Anything outdoors, or more concerts

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Making homemade 'movies' - you know, the adult type...

20. How will you be spending New Year's Eve?
I can look back at the pics and say that at least part of it was spent drunk, screaming with a ramen noodle box on my head.

21. Did you fall in love in 2004?
Nope, was already in love.

22. How many one-night stands?
none - married guys don't do that

23. What was your favorite TV program?
Scrubs - by a longshot, with Arrested Development a close but distant second.

24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Nah, but I still wanna rough up those selling the house we are in the process of buying. Long story.

25. What was the best book you read?
I read magazines...

26. What was your greatest musical discovery?
iTunes music store, our new iPod and the new Green Day CD. Can't forget discovering Rilo Kiley, too.

27. What did you want and get?
see #26

28. What did you want and not get?
A filing cabinet, my life needs order.

29. What was your favorite film of this year?
The Punisher - so much violence, so much fun.

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Wife-to-be bought a car, we ate at Famous Dave's - I turned 25.

31. What one thing would have made your year measurably more satisfying?
Electing a new president.

32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2004?
Two words - BIRTHDAY SUIT

33. What kept you sane?
Lack of change

34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Tara Reid - how can you NOT notice your surgically altered tit just hanging out, how? She is the meaning of stupid.

35. What political issue stirred you the most?
Election 2004 - gave me alot of material to write about

36. Who did you miss?
My friends, of course.

37. Who was the best new person you met?
Nobody too memorable.

38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004.
Life isn't fair, the political process doesn't work, TV sucks, radio is even worse and with more reality shows coming and 4 more years of Bush; the world must be close to armageddon.

39. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
"Don't wanna be an american idiot, one nation controlled by the media." Green Day - American Idiot

1 comment:

Tinker said...

"24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Nah, but I still wanna rough up those selling the house we are in the process of buying. Long story."
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funny...some interesting things here. happy new year!