Time to Start Thinking About New Years Resolutions...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by DEFELDUS, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. well, what do you guys think your new years resolutions will be? for me its the following:

    practice practice practice! all state jazz band tryouts are january the 20th and my director and i plan on me doing well, at least making the alternate band (which is like 2nd chair so to speak)

    continue losing weight. over the past 6 months i've lost about 50 pounds, i went from 265 to 215. my goal is to get under 200.

    keep academics up. i plan on attending the USC honors college next year and want to keep everything going well so that i make a smooth transition into it.

    figure out the great mystery we men call "girls". eh, won't happen, but i can hope! ive had plenty of girlfriends and all, but i still know little to nothing about their strange ways!

    so lets hear them!
  2. I would like to try and not order in food so much.
    I hate cooking meals...especially with my long hours...by the time i get home i hate standing by the stove for an hour cooking something. So i usually order out. Probally about 5 times a week.
    It gets expensive... :p

    Id like to get alot more playing in this year as well...

    Try and finnish some of the novels im half way through would also be something else on my 'To do' list.
  3. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I set my sights low. That way, when I exceed them, I can act all high and mighty and/or surprised.

    Like, not having chocolate for a week (something I don't have for months at a time anyway).

    Or not setting forrest fires.

    Easy stuff.
  4. 2004 : Allodox, the new era ( stage 1 )

    - get a new job
    - get the " Allodox mansion "(tm), still living with my parents at the moment.. time to settle down on my own.
    - get a girlfr.. eh.. nah, nm that one :rolleyes:
    - 130 kg --> <100 kg

    2005 : Allodox, the next era ( stage 2 )
    2006 : Allodox, imperatore del vuoto ( stage 3 )

  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    • Loose the 5 kg I gained last year after I quit smoking 15 months ago
    • A steady relationship would be nice - or at least getting laid more often :D
    • Practice more, especially playing jazz and advanced theory
  6. Same with me. Like, I plan on staying alive for another year.....should be able to achieve that goal. :)

    Truthfully, I don't make New Year's Resolutions. I feel guilty if I fail (and I normally do) so what's the point?????
  7. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    for the new year, i'm going to give up new year's resolutions
  8. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    Get a job.
    Get my licence.
    Get a car.
    Get a girlfriend.
    Become a better musician
    Be lazy less.
    Improve my social standing.

    That's at least most of them, all of those were my new years resolution last year too. Many will be next year also.
  9. -Become a better musican

    -Get Laid

  10. It's nice to have priorities.... ;)
  11. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    continue to lose weight
    get married??
  12. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I'll try and do all the stuff next year I said I was gonna do this year.
  13. It's kind of a long story but in my room i have my amp against the wall that also borders the kitchen where my mom has her shotglass collection on display. Over this past year i've been playing my bass and knocked 7 shotglasses off the rack with the vibration. My new years resolution is to try to keep from breaking anymore. I doubt it will work because i get into a song and keep turning it up until i hear a crack then realize how loud it is but i'm going to give it an honest effort.
  14. Pass Year 12 with the hope of getting 85+ ENTER score to get into uni

    Get a good mark for year 12 music which by no means will be easier

    Practise more

    Get a job to get money to uprage PC and bass gear

    Get a girlfriend

    well thats about...hopefully all should happen
  15. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    1. Stop beating my wife. I'm just kidding, she beats me!
    2. Get another girlfriend. Don't tell my wife
    3. Stop doing crack, heroin, acid, weed, meth, E. ok, maybe not weed
    4. Quit my job and become a bum.
    5. Shake more than twice when I'm done peeing.
    6. Be nice to kids in orange jumpsuits that ride the short bus. nah, I don't think so
    6. Listen to more country music. like that will happen!
    6. Learn to count higher than six.
    6. Learn to count higher than six.
    6. Learn to count higher than six.
    6. Learn to count higher than six.
    6. Stop stuttering.
    6. Stop all resolutions :)
  16. - Stop being AS lazy
    - Ride my bike to loose weight. At least 1 hour constant without stopping.
    - Practice my bass more , I need a new teacher since my mother made me quit. She got sick of driving me.
    - Find a part-time job.
  17. Devnor


    Nov 13, 2001
    Dallas TX
    I've already started - I quit smoking 25 days ago :D

    My new years resolution is to lose weight and practice more.
  18. icks


    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    it seems that a lot of people on this board are fat and lazy ...


    mine are:
    -Take some weight (yes it is true) at least 10 kg
    -be lazy less
    -find a job
    -maybe find my own home
    -do more and more concert with my band.


    -Becoming a supporting member!