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Old 12-29-2005, 08:39 AM
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OK be honest, are you making any new years resolutions?

I am never one to make a new years resolution, never thought it necessary. However since new years is only a few days away, what is yours?
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Old 12-29-2005, 09:14 AM
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I'm afraid to make one.

Last year, I resolved to hire someone good
to help me get the boss's beachhouse looking great.

I hired the manager of the Garden Department at Home Depot
and she works a couple days a week.

We got the place looking really good.

Then we got swatted by 4 hurricanes
and it's a wasteland.
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Old 12-29-2005, 09:59 AM
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I'm afraid to make one too. Last year's was to lose weight. I started OK, but now I'm fatter than ever
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Old 12-29-2005, 10:14 AM
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what ever my new years resolution is im giving it up at lent loop holes gotta love them
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Old 12-29-2005, 05:02 PM
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I am making a few, two I'm going to keep if it kills me!
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Old 12-29-2005, 07:52 PM
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want to lose

30 pounds and get back to the weight i was when i got married ... the second time!

tom w
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Old 12-29-2005, 08:22 PM
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1)Start keeping a "to-do" list ... I did this in college and was much more organized ... I'm not an organized person, but simply writing down a list of things I need to do and a "deadline" for each really helps.

2)Learn more about cars, investing, and the sports I cover (odd trinity, I know)

3)Gain a few pounds (obviously remaining svelt enough to be an efficient distance runner)

4)Stop worrying about everything so much.

OK, maybe that I won't even try #4.
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Old 12-29-2005, 09:16 PM
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My new year's resolution is to keep as detailed records as a can for my new '84. My '85 came with wonderful records and they were very handy. I've already got a spreadsheet started with the few things I've done thus far and I'm going to do my best to keep it accurate.
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:05 PM
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To lose the 30 lbs. that I gained LAST Christmas that I did not lose last summer, start exercising again DAILY and to get the MB in perfect order!
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:15 PM
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On second thought, I think I'll resolve to upgrade my safety devices.

This $655 South African device seems like a good investment.
Sometimes people might approach you with a seemingly innocent question,
when they've actually got something criminal in mind.

"Hey Buddy, got a light?"


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Old 12-29-2005, 11:20 PM
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My new years resolution is not to keep my new years resolution
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:31 PM
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None for me thanks, I gave at the office.
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Old 12-30-2005, 02:13 AM
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It's an easy resolution to keep

I'm going to cut down on my smoking this year.

After January 1st I will only smoke if I am by myself.




Or with someone.
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:08 AM
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I guess I could make some resolutions:

To get my SD's body damage on the rear right door and fender from 2 years ago (hit and run by a drunkard) taken care of. Then it can look nice and awesome and have no more rust.

My other one could be to not be online on the forum at 3:07am
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:23 AM
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My goal is that before school starts back up again (the 9th of Jan.) I want my 300SD to have its water/air intercooler installed.

Went and got the aluminium today. If the rain lets off I am going to test fit and start tigging!!

I already did a couple of the things I have been wanting to do...I tore down my turbo injection pump (spare one) to learn how it works and modifiy it accordingly.

I'm just havin a good ole time
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