Your 2006 Highlights

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  1. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    What are some of your 2006 highlights...good, bad, etc.

    mines were:

    good -
    Returning from Iraq
    Going back to school
    Turning 25 (which made my car insurance go down:D )
    Spent my first Christmas (and will be New Years) in Oregon (moved here in 2002)
    went to Hawaii (once in May and another in November)
    went to Las Vegas (a month after my Hawaii trip)
    got in shape, lost an inch or two to the waist (first 6 months)

    bad -
    got in my first car accident
    didn't get a Nintendo Wii
    spent way too much of my money i saved from Iraq on crap
    basically had to start all over at work
    got out of shape, added an inch or two to the waist (last 6 months)
     
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    Good
    Classics finally got here!
    I GOT A WII!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    My whole family came to FL for Xmas!
    I'm in mutha-effin' high school!
    I went to Six Flags!

    Bad
    Lots of people I knew died. :cry 
     
  3. jet convoy

    jet convoy Beast Wars Forever!!!

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    Good:
    *Graduated from High School after slacking off in my Sophmore and Junior years.
    Senior Year was very exhausting since I had to go to night school AND summer
    school.
    *Getting my restricted license and starting my driving lessons.
    *Starting college.
    *My first job.
    *My first SERIOUS relationship.
    *Got a PSP and the new Metal Gear Solid game.

    Bad:
    *Break up with said girlfriend
    *My mom got very sick during Christmas and spent it in a hospital. She's better
    now and is back home, but still.
    *The news of Steve Irwin's death.
     
  4. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    Good-

    *Moved out, got my own place.

    * Got to go to BotCon and meet tons of friends.

    *Got a car.

    *Got a Wii.


    BAD:

    *Grandfather died.

    *Love life.
     
  5. Rattrap

    Rattrap Well-Known Member

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    Good: Might auctally get a girlfriend!!!

    Bad: Neighbor died. I knew her since I was 2 or 3, and she would always make really good food. She would babysit for us when my mother worked(almost every day) She will be missed. :( 
     
  6. Misatokitty

    Misatokitty The Major

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    Good:
    *lotsa good manga purchases this year
    *free 3G mobile from old workplace
    *left said workplace with a $13500 redundancy payout :D 
    *awesome new job I'm loving to bits
    *finally started collectiung 40K minatures
    *finally finished writing Love and started on the third arc of that fic
    *bought some awesome new games this year
    *bought my telescope and some binoculars - think I see more through the binoculars than through the telescope... all I know is I can see Andromeda through my binoculars but nothing through the telescope... same with the Magellanic Clouds... gah. Still, I always wanted a telescope and it's a lot better than the one I had as a kid.
    *figuring out that bright light that goes overhead every so often is the ISS :p  Dunce.

    Bad:
    *some games I was really looking forward to have ended up being fairly ordinary (Star Treks Legacy and Encounters, I'm looking at you again)
    *still single.
    *I'm not in the mood to paint my 40K minis very often, bah
    *I'm *still* writing the same fic I started in 2001 and it's holding up all the other ideas I've had since.
    *all but gave up on 3D back in January. Have had a couple of sporadic bursts, but apart from trying to design a Trek ship several months ago, nothing's been done.
    *my favourite aunty isn't my favourite aunty anymore
    *spending all my redundancy money on a car, computer upgrade, lots of manga/dvds/40k stuff as well as my usual bills (was off work for 3 months, and then not paid for nearly a 4th) and now not having the money I thought I would to go to Japan in 07... trip to Japan now on hold until I can figure out how to save money.
    *not yet been able to explain to friends in Japan who were kind of expecting me to be there around April/May as to the fact I'm now not coming over.
     
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    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Good:
    - I got published for the first time (Club Mag)
    - I worked on a comic book for the first time (Beast Wars prequel)
    - I've earned almost 25,000 in scholarship funds in my third year of college
    - I recieved the RA of the Year award
    - I sat on a panel at Botcon
    - I met great people from TFW and the fandom at Botcon
    - I've been in love and loved
    - I'm now a mod at one of my favorite sites online
    - I got an iPod, cell phone, among other technology improvements
    - I'm alive

    Bad
    - Eh I've been worse
     
  11. butz

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    Good:
    -New house!
    -Classics figures!

    Bad:
    -nothing else really happened for me this year.
     
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    Good:
    -My brother came back home from Iraq safely (Omegascourge)
    -Upgraded my sounds in my car
    -Went to Vegas
    -Finished Final Fantasy 3 on the DS (only the second FF game I completed in my whole life)
    -Got an Ipod video, which as of today will have a whole shitload of Japanese One Piece, Bleach, Naruto, and Shaman King episodes.

    Bad:
    -I'm getting fat and everyone around me tells me (I was 110 when I got out of highschool and joined the Marines. 125 when I got out of the Marines 6 years later, and now 10 years since High School, I'm 155.)
    -I'm getting old. I just turned 28 two weeks ago, and I just saw that episode of Friends where Jennifer Aniston turns 30.
    -Some lady went through an Intersection and smashed my mom's van while I was driving it. Totaled the van. And her insurance company only gave $3000 for it. Insurance companies is like legalized Mafia. Now if my family wants to go somewhere, everyone needs to jump into my car (a friggin Mustang that's supposed to fit only 4) and my pop's truck.
    -I still can't figure out how to put actual movies on my Ipod....for free.
     
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    Good:
    "Am I Getting Conned" Thread
    Classics
    New Digicam
    Expansion into non-transformer toylines (Still working on it, but I'm branching out more)

    Bad:
    Grandpa died
    Great-Grandma died
     
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    Good:

    Kids are doing great in school.
    Made $17,000 more than I did last year.
    Got in touch with family I didn't know I had.
    Also got in touch with my Aunt on my father's side.
    Learned it was OK to be totally indifferent about my father.
    Recorded several new pieces of music and a few covers.
    Got high-speed internet.
    Bought a car - paid cash for it!

    BAD:

    Killed my old van.
    Got in a nasty fight and lost a friend over it.
    Worked too much.
     
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    I had a crazy year:

    Girl returned from Argentina safely.
    Dad tried to kill my mom, not a very good highlight.
    Broke my heel, not another good highlight.
    My band is doing awesome.
    I got 3 raises this year.
    Receiving a free guitar
    Moved in with my girl, awesoem highlight.
    Watching the Transformers Trailer.
    New tires for free.
    Good job.
    Being Alive.
     
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    Good:

    Moved house and now live with awesome housemates
    Got offered a place in honours next year
    Got offered a research scholarship next year
    Got high marks (especially compared to what I had been getting)
    Still with girlfriend
    Spent a fast 5 days in Europe
    Discovered many exciting new shows such as Arrested Development and Deadwood

    Bad:

    Had to put up with a total asshole of a housemate for the first 7 or so months who essentially made me decide to move out of *my* house and find a new one.
    The constant (3 or 4 times now) hospitalization of my girlfriend
    Death of a Grandfather
    Had a crappy job for 6 months that almost drove me to insanity
    Lack of money combined with occasional wastage of money
    Gained a bit of weight after I had lost it
    Sister turned into a bit of a moron

    A mixed bag really.
     
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    - Got out of debt
    - Dumped my idiot boyfriend
    - THE WHOLE BOTCON TRIP!
    - Meeting Deefuzz and Kickback again for the first time in over three years
    - Staff trip to Slovenia
    - Two of my best girls getting married (weddings = party!)
    - The London/Newcastle/Paris trip, Battleship Potemkin concert
    - X3
    - My friends and their new babies

    Bad
    Nothing too bad that I can think of. My computer crashed a couple of times, that's about it.
     
  18. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    hel-lo sailor!
     
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    Good:
    - Passed Calculus
    - Got a promotion to management
    - New computer almost finished
    - Starting to get more confidence

    Bad:
    -Still at my same job
    -Still living with my parents
    -Didn't loose much weight, just a bit.
     
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