Question of the year

Saw this floating around the various bloggers on the internet. Thought I’d give it a bash. Please notify me of any dead/broken links, there are a few :-). Thanks!

  1. What did you do in 2004 that you’d never done before?
  2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    • I rarly make New Year’s resolutions, although I might make one regarding my general fitness this year.
  3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    • Nope.
  4. Did anyone close to you die?
    • Fortunatly, no.
  5. What countries did you visit?
    • Just China this year.
  6. What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
    • Insurance for my car.
  7. What dates from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    • 25 December. I cooked the whole of the Christmas lunch :-).
  8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    • Cooked Christmas lunch :-).
  9. What was your biggest failure?
    • Liquid attitude to cash.
  10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    • No, touchwood. Apart from the usual Hayfever crap.
  11. What was the best thing you bought?
  12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
    • Get back to you on that one.
  13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
    • This one too.
  14. Where did most of our money go?
    • University fees and expenses.
  15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    • Going to China, then university!
  16. What song will always remind you of 2004?
  17. Happier or Sadder?
    • Happier
  18. Thinner or Fatter?
    • About the same.
  19. Richer or Poorer?
    • Far poorer
  20. What do you wish you’d done more of?
    • Excercise, work,.
  21. What do you wish you’d done less of?
    • Procrastination. Spending money on the internet.
  22. How will you be spending Christmas?
    • With my family at home :-).
  23. Did you fall in love in 2004?
    • Not once.
  24. How many one-night stands?
    • None
  25. What was your favorite TV program?
    • Quite hard to answer this one, although I think it has to goto some kind of comedy. Green Wing, Little Britain all warrent a mention.
  26. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
    • No.
  27. What was the best book you read?
    • Slow year with books for me, although I always love the John Grisham novels.
  28. What was your greatest musical discovery?
  29. What did you want and get?
  30. What did you want and not get?
    • Nikon D70 :-(. I can wait though. And a long-term relationship that lasts.
  31. What was your favorite film of this year?
  32. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    • 18, and a small dinner at the local restaurant (we were still recovering from Dave’s 18, in which we got seriously hammered).
  33. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    • A lasting relationship with someone of the opposite sex.
  34. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2004?
    • Qwerty.
  35. What kept you sane?
    • My Minidisc player.
  36. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

    Scarlett Johanssen

  37. What political issue stirred you the most?
    • Bush vs Kerry. And Bush being re-elected.
  38. Who did you miss?
    • Friends from school.
  39. Who was the best new person you met?
    • All my new flatmates are cool :-) (except for a loner, but we wont talk about him today).
  40. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004:
    • Miss lectures, but don’t miss those damn tutorials!
  41. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
"Once there was a man, who had a little too much, time on his hands."


I have updated some questions in this questionnaire.

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