New Year's Resolutions?

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Post by Billy's Little Trip » Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:49 pm

Billy's Little Trip wrote:Ha! great pic! ^^^ edit: <<<

By the way, my new years resolution last year was to stop procrastinating so much. So I'll be starting that this April.....maybe. 8)
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Lunkhead » Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:46 am

So, any resolutions for 2012?

This past February I finally left the job I kept saying I should leave. I still have not entered Song Fight! as Lunkhead in many years, though. So for 2012 I am just going to set a simple goal of entering Song Fight! at least once as Lunkhead.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Spud » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:45 am

Me too. I plan on entering a Song Fight! as Lunkhead. :)
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Lunkhead » Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:38 pm

Ha! That would actually be pretty awesome. Too bad I couldn't get away with entering as Octothorpe as easily. ;)
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Billy's Little Trip » Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:37 pm

My resolution is to finish a music project I've started. I have a bad habit of losing interest after I start something.

So my goal is to give it my all with DJ and Paco to finish a complete album. It'll be perfected versions of the songs we've entered here at The Mighty Song Fight. DJ and I have talked about the order of things and we are setting up the ground work now.

My secondary goal that feeds off of the above goal is to market myself/ourselves to the entertainment industry. Mainly independent films at first. This goal is more of a "what I'd love to do" kind of thing because I don't have the slightest idea on how to market to that industry. I know I love independent films and hear bad music/background music choices a lot and I think I have something to offer. But I'm hoping with the smaller projects that are already in the works to get us there, it will help. I believe in just doing things and learn along the way. I may find it's not going to happen, but I know I'll love the experience of trying. I've already got a jingle/theme song I wrote for a daily youtube show. It was made into a ring tone for his viewers and has been downloaded by over 50k people globally as of last June. So stoners world wide are answering their phones to my song. :)
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by theunamusedkraken » Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:52 pm

resolutions: write songs more consistently and finally record an album
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Rone Rivendale » Sat Dec 31, 2011 2:39 pm

As stated in a different thread, I am going to TRY to do at least 1 SF entry in 2012. I haven't written a new song since June of 2010. If I can just get ONE song written, I think it'll open the floodgates and I can get back to a normal flow of music.

My other resolution is to post on Twitter and FB at least once every day in 2012. I'm really quiet when it comes to those 2 sites. I need to give ppl a reason to care about being on either or both friends list.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by hillbilly » Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:15 pm

Come March i am going to quit drinking and smoking a while. Thats my court date. Im expecting to go straight from the court room. I was guilty, if you play you deal with it.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Lunkhead » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:03 pm

So here we are, 2014. How did everybody do last year?

I don't have resolutions from last year to review, so I guess I'll just make some for this year.

1. Do some money related stuff I should be doing but am not
2. Do some health related stuff I should be doing but am not
3. Trade in my 15 year old Honda Civic for something else
4. Travel somewhere exciting
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:51 am

Hate to call'em resolutions, but there are some things I need to do as well: the classic lose weight is back on my list, find permanent work, and sell off some materialistic life clutter such as vinyl LPs, CDs, various collecteds from the decades.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by fluffy » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:31 pm

I realized that all of my resolutions boiled down to "be happy" so that's what I'm trying to do. So far I'm failing.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by foobar93 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:20 am

My big resolution for 2013 was to write new music and share it with people, which I really hadn't done before. Not to get sappy or anything, but Song FIght has profoundly helped me make that a reality. I didn't enter every single fight (since work travel interfered), but I wrote and posted something like 20 new songs. I don't think I could have imagined doing that a year ago. Although a lot of the entries are pretty bad, I do think I'm getting better. Or maybe the reviewers are just getting used to me making the same mistakes over and over again. Either way it's been a ton of fun.

I'm going to try and do something about my vocals in 2014. That seems to be the worst part of pretty much all the tracks I've produced this year, even as my mixing, etc is getting better. So I hope the SF community will be as helpful in getting me there this year as you all were last year.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Caravan Ray » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:51 am

foobar93 wrote: I didn't enter every single fight (since work travel interfered), but I wrote and posted something like 20 new songs. I don't think I could have imagined doing that a year ago. Although a lot of the entries are pretty bad, I do think I'm getting better.

That is what is all about Foobar. I could have written the same thing 10 years ago.

BTW - my News Years Resolution is to snort cocaine off the back of a $1000 hooker.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by foobar93 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:22 pm

Caravan Ray wrote: 10 years and running now - it will come soon.
Somehow I don't see SF being able to help you quite that much with this one.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Lunkhead » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:48 am

Lunkhead wrote:So here we are, 2014. How did everybody do last year?

I don't have resolutions from last year to review, so I guess I'll just make some for this year.

1. Do some money related stuff I should be doing but am not
2. Do some health related stuff I should be doing but am not
3. Trade in my 15 year old Honda Civic for something else
4. Travel somewhere exciting
Couple years late following up on these. I got a new car. Went on a trip in 2017. Still working on the other stuff. But following up on previous resolutions I did enter and even win some more fights.

How about y'all?
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Pigfarmer Jr » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:46 am

I don't do resolutions, really. But this past December a friend was killed in an auto accident and we were both signed up to do a 5k in March. Last year we did a 5k together which was my first since high school. And I did okay. Second in my age group and like sixth overall, but it was a small turn out. The one we signed up for this year is much larger. So I think i'm going to resolve to actually train for real and make a good showing because I think he would have liked that. Which means I need to start exercising. Dagnabit.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Lunkhead » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:29 pm

Anybody making resolutions for 2019 or checking up on their achievement or lack thereof for 2018 resolutions?

This coming year will probably involve a job change and possibly even a significant geographical change for me. We'll see.
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Re: New Year's Resolutions?

Post by Pigfarmer Jr » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:58 pm

Update for 2018: I ran a couple of 5K races in honor of my friend who died in December 2017. Hit a personal best in the one we were going to run... in 20F degree weather.

For this year, tomorrow I'm back on my low carb diet. I've started the January Practice challenge. And I'm trying to stop arguing politics on social media. So far it's going pretty well. *evil grin*
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