Let's hear your New Year Resolutions

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  1. ananda

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    What !! You don't have any ??
    Such as shame. Go make some and report back!


    Wish you are able to keep your resolutions this time, may your dreams for 2009 come true.

    Did you keep any of last year's resolutions ?
     
  2. S H O W S T O P P E R !

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    My resolutions:

    1. Get a job (depending on economy)
    2. Make the HS tennis team top 5
    3. Get a girlfriend
     
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  3. Mick

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    my new year's resolution is to become an even better tennis player! :)
     
  4. Vermillion

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    1. win FO
    2. break pete's GS record
     
  5. LanEvo

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    lose 40lbs, i weigh 200 right now
     
  6. Mick

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    it would be quite a feat to lose 40lbs in one year. i hope you'll reach your goal.
     
  7. veritech

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    in no particular order:
    -get fit
    -balance my life
    -find a job
     
  8. tennisfreak15347

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    make the HS varsity team, stabilize my school grades(currently very inconsistent... last year, 95.0, this year, 98.0), and somehow keep a tan throughout the winter and spring (white as a ghost right now)
     
  9. dave333

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    Get my spanish to an A- at least

    Play number 2 or 3 instead of four

    Finish my goal of getting a six pack. Started last year, but exams, school, etc. took too much of my time. Hopefully this year I'll be able to get it done.
     
  10. certifiedjatt

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    1. be less self involved and less introspective and less philosophical
    2. don't cry over the C U Next Tuesday who broke my heart
    3. 100 pushups in a row
    4. fit into a superman tee
     
  11. Storm_Kyori

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    I didn't do last year's resolutions, I choose not to put any on my list.

    New Years Resolutions

    1. Get a Job
    2. Make the College Tennis Team
    (#4 or #5 Spot, not 6, that's an acheiveable goal. Played #5 and #6 and we were pretty even except for my consistency on serve.)
    3. Upgrade my 1hander, make it even more consistent than I have lately. (I had problem with it, but last 2-3 months I have seen some improvement. Before 1/10 shots were decent now it's like 2-3/10. I still have ways to go, but I'm happy with my progress so far.)
    4. Lose at least 20Lbs. (I think that's what I'm overweight right now, according to height and age...that stuff.)
    4. Get a girlfriend
     
  12. LanEvo

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    thxs for the support
     
  13. Mansewerz

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    1. Get a job (hopefully as a stringer)
    2. Do well in school
    3. Work on getting a better serve. It blows right now (IMO of course :D)
    4. Make the varsity tennis team
    5. Upgrade my stringing machine
    6. Get back into working out. School takes up a lot of time.
     
  14. mozzer

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    Grow the balls to ask out the girl i like.
    Run a mile a day around the roads near me.
    Eat less crap (hard as a child heh)
     
  15. BestLefty UK

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    Ok mine:
    - Achieve all A's in the exams I have next year
    - Improve my ranking & rating significantly
    - Improve footwork & fitness
    - Gain muscle and lose fat
    - Grow to 6" (only 5"10)
     
  16. Feña14

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    1. Finally commit to growing a massive beard!

    Like Scroobius Pip or Gandalf.
     
  17. Breaker

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    1.) Stabilise the world economy and bring change to the universe, possibly removing the troops from Iraq all whilst playing basketball in my new large living quarters.
     
  18. oneguy21

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    1. Be number 1 on my HS varsity tennis team
    2. Get a girlfriend
    3. Get straight As
     
  19. drakulie

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    Be nicer to NoBadMojo.
     
  20. blackfrido

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    Keep beating Oscar 2424 for the next 10 years!
     
  21. 10s talk

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    is everyone in HS ?
     
  22. Leelord337

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    hmm,
    get a cool haircut (kinda like feds $800 cut, gotta love that look)
    get stronger + faster overall (maybe not as fast as nadal but i'd take the speed of any atp top 1000 player - dr ivo)
    find a girl who is classy, smart, 'n hopefully plays tennis too
    make smart investments
    buy new furniture + redesign my place
    ...and a long shot...get a porsche or a subaru impreza wrx sti to keep up w/my dad's 08 z06 vette, well 1 more year to go until i graduate, this corolla w/a bike roof rack has gotta get me through college

    *staring at the beautiful downtown skyscrapers in houston as i have to use my univ's internet because tt won't load at home...ugh. i'm calling comcast because everything else works like youtube etc...but eh) its just a nice Christmas evening now and I hope everyone enjoyed theirs too.
     
  23. ananda

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    Seems almost every1 wants a girlfriend and getting straight A's.
    I sense an irony there.

    Funny ones !!! -->

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    What about NF and co. ?

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    hoho. seems like RF and Nadal are keeping accounts here too.
     
  24. drakulie

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    No. My resolution for him is to be meaner. :)
     
  25. Topaz

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    Develop a murderous forehand!
     
  26. Hartzy

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    Get a 4.0 at least one semester in my life.
    Quit smoking cigarettes when I get out with my buddies.
    Take my girlfriend out to dinner/ concerts/ stuff like that more.
    Save up to take a trip to Switzerland and Germany next winter.
     
  27. fed_the_savior

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    I thought I'd make a resolution that I would no longer try to keep any meaningless resolutions, but then I realized it was self-defeating. :confused:
     
  28. xnarek

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    Lol, addressed in such an animated way.
     
  29. Mick

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    it's going be tough to improve unless i somehow find more time to play :)

    in 2007, i played 8 hrs a week
    in 2008, i played 17 hrs a week ! (when it wasn't raining)
     
  30. J-man

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    Start taking the dog out when I'm supposed to
     
  31. Sentinel

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    Get a life outside this forum.

    ...
     
  32. tennisfreak15347

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    impossible, we won't let you go.:):):)
     
  33. Leelord337

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    also not to sleep so late, (i'm a college student so my classes don't start until 11:30 and i usually get up at 11, :p)
     
  34. Deuce

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  35. TokyopunK

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    Talk to a girl
     
  36. Dedans Penthouse

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    Nah, it only looks (reads) like it. ;-)

    Resolutions: to try to improve
     
  37. BestLefty UK

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    Yea sorry for that. Thats just something I'm hoping for
     
  38. Sentinel

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    First figure out what "get a life" means.

    Then getting it.
     
  39. Sentinel

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    Wait till you git married.... then you'll be only lissenin'
     
  40. ronalditop

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    my resolution: to be happy as much as i was before.
     
  41. Mick

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    when i was in high school, we challenged this guy who had claimed to be a "player" to talk to this very, very beautiful girl.

    so, he approached her, she looked at him, he opened his mouth and said
    "do you know the time ?" and that was all he said :)
     
  42. MomentumGT

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    My New Year's resolution:

    1. To grow my business even through the tough economic times (the #'s are showing it :) albeit small growth)

    2. When running with my dogs every morning, to keep running through the 2.5 miles instead of stopping 3/4 of the way and walking the rest :oops:

    3. Get another BMW (avatar is the current one) possibly a late model E60 M5 by the end of summer.

    4. Ditch the current girls that I'm dating as they're costing me money and aren't relationship material.

    5. Be a better tennis coach to the kids I currently coach.

    6. Get more involved with church.

    -Jon
     
  43. 150mph_

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    thats 5 words better than a lot of people :shock:

    gas prices wont always be $1.50 and the m5 gets ~10mpg city :oops:

    i'm thinking about a second car too... a E36 M3 daily driver
     
  44. MomentumGT

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    I'm not too worried about gas prices as my office is downstairs at home. :) I put more miles on my running shoes than I do my cars during the week, as long as I drive local.

    Too bad I just let go my 97 E36 M3 a couple months ago for a decent price, with low miles and quite a few upgrades. If I need to sell a car I might as well post it on here too.

    -Jon
     
  45. Mick

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    i asked the guys at work if they would consider buying an american car for their next car to help out the troubled american car companies.
    they smiled but did not respond :)
     
  46. Ballinbob

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    and I thought I had it bad with girls...
     
  47. MomentumGT

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    Maybe the ACR Viper or a C6 Z06. . .or a Cummings Diesel to tow my car trailer around to the tracks. Other than that nothing domestic excites me. :-|

    -Jon
     
  48. DonBot

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    You are not going to like the e36 m3, I had a black 97 four door and it had zero balls.

    My resolution is to not watch another Dick Clark new years celebration, it scared the heck out of me.
     
  49. Dan007

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    1) Do well in school and get good grades
    2) Get license and be driving at least by the end of 2009
    3) Get a girlfriend(need to be more outgoing in 2009)
    4) Get into Varsity tennis team
    5) Become a better tennis player
    6) Get into good shape(need to work out consistently)
     
  50. 150mph_

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    e36 m3 is pretty reliable and decently fast for daily driver
    i'm not modding cars lol..
     

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