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Old Dec 31st 2017, 4:20 am
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Anyone made any? I'm not a big resolutions fan but I do have a few goals this year:

1- Finish the book, it's been 2/3 done for about 10 months
2- Grow the family
3- Survive the upcoming headcount cut at work
4- Start working on round 2 of my career and exiting the gulf over the next five years (assuming 3 works out)
5- Maintain my bodyweight and improve weightlifting form
6- Improving my posture
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Quit smoking.
Get promotion and pay rise.
Get engaged.
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PS. Good luck Millhouse
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2- is the only one that really matters mate

I think this year I would like to stop relying on the internet / mobile / TV for my daily feedback and focus more on whats around me
The hardest and the first step would be for me to start leaving my mobile in the office and not worry about emails / phone calls / whatsapp messages / work related online queries etc (and also that would mean no mobile porn yeesh!)
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Quit smoking.
Get promotion and pay rise.
Get engaged.
you said that last year as well you boob!
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Quit smoking.
Get promotion and pay rise.
Get engaged.
Love 1 & 3
You don't need to focus on 2 for it to happen
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2- is the only one that really matters mate

I think this year I would like to stop relying on the internet / mobile / TV for my daily feedback and focus more on whats around me
The hardest and the first step would be for me to start leaving my mobile in the office and not worry about emails / phone calls / whatsapp messages / work related online queries etc (and also that would mean no mobile porn yeesh!)
Restrict the mobile porn to toilet breaks only as first step.
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stop smoking
less alcohol consumption
spend more time with the family
win a car
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1. Keep the job
2. Cut down on procrastinating
3. Win the millionaire draw (duty free)
4. Save 50%+ of my salary (if I manage No1).
5. Bench the 50kg DBs and DL 250.

Numbers 1,2, 3 and 4 were last year’s resolutions, I only managed number 1 & 4.
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to have the best 50th EVER!
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Not really into resolutions as I never keep them, but it would be nice to come back to Dubai and not cock it up this time.
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Get a boyfriend.

Continue to save 70% of my income as a minimum.

Get out of Qatar.

Wean myself off the mobile.

What are the odds Scamp will be on here in five years with a quitting smoking resolution?
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1. Spend less time at work

2. Complete the 70.3

3. Travel to South America

Obviously all hinged on No1
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2. Complete the 70.3

Obviously all hinged on No1
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