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Memories of 2006

#1 User is offline   Kasemei 

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Posted 17 December 2006 - 12:07 PM

Well, sad to say but true, 2006 is almost over with. Another chapter of our lives gone, only memories to live by. What are some of your memories of 2006? I know the major Yaoi paddling at the Winter Meetup just this weekend will always be one of mine, but who wants to share the memories for a bit of holiday cheer?
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Posted 17 December 2006 - 12:46 PM

Ah, Yes, 2006. What happened?

I got drunk alot, to start with. Of course, that's coming to an end know. I've made a promise to cut down on my drinking. (Still be sipping Boshleviks at ACen, though).

I solidified my ties with the Communist Party, to the point where I'm soon to be a card carrying communist (though I hate non humanist communists).

I've worked as a Production Assistant and Assistant director. Looking for more film jobs.

I've officially dropped out of school (for the time being) to live a life of adventure (effective Wednesday).

Found the kid I made fun of in High School, tried to make ammends, and then realized the reason I made fun of him in the first place.

I got my Rabbit, El Ahrairah. And a second, Oreo, and there existance is a pain seeing that caring for two rabbits is kinda pricey.

Met several celebrities, including James Gunn, Nathan Fillion, George Romero, Jenna Fischer, Tom Savini (that dickweed), and others.

Wrote many screenplays, many of which suck.

Watched the movie "Arthur" until the VHS broke and I had to buy it again.

Made my first movie, and it kicked so much as you wouldn't believe it.
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Posted 17 December 2006 - 04:38 PM

My memories of 2006 are slim, only because I was a complete loser xD-


Normal Life-
1. January, my first tattoo.
2. Well, I graduated in the top 10 of my class, which isn't much... I was like, number 8 out of 32...
3. I was finally promoted to being an official daycare helper for my mother, being paid.
4. I moved out with my elder sister and am now living in a nice apartment.
5. I got my first actual job, Applebees Hostesscupcake.
6. December, my second tattoo

Acen Experiences-
1. I randomly began talking with many people.
2. I went there on Thursday and thoroughly enjoyed sleeping in my friend's, Sera, room, even though my back and arms hurt the rest of the con.
3. I had great seats at the masquerade... it was marvelous and I was extremely happy.
4. The King bedroom shower stall looked like a "sex shower", so my Ichigo and Rukia plushies did just that. xD
5. My sister and I playing Bleach GC game in the room. And me meeting Lee, while playing(and sharing my memory disk) Bleach GC. ^^-
Possible Cosplays-
Takanashi Rikka - Chuunibyou (95% done)
Onoda Sakamichi - Yowamushi Pedal(90%)
Tokino - Lamento: Beyond the Void(75% done)

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Posted 17 December 2006 - 11:35 PM

This year I continued the becoming happy thing I started last year, and I continued the hunt for amazing artists. =D

so now [in the closest to chronological order that i can remember]

incredibly messed up sleeping patterns + reading all night long.
my first time on public transportation in the US.
falling in love with Kerouac via my research paper and his writings.
falling in love with opera.
Kingdom Hearts 2.
ACen + the things related to it.
Nixon in China.
deciding to put off college for a year.
volunteering at DCM and now working there.
June 10th and 11th - The Rite of Spring. CSO. omfgamazing. GRADUATION! 46th in my class [of about 300?] with 45 missed days. =]
Ravinia. Specifically Golijov's Ainadamar.
all of June. just all of it. + the drum game at Brunswick zone.
The giant Catbus at DCM. =[ I miss it.
FFXII.
November! Maryland, Mass., DC, South Carolina.
seeing my family more than normal.
&lots of random things that don't really matter now.

in other words, it was a good year.
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Posted 18 December 2006 - 12:34 AM

ACen 2006
Moving!!! (tg lol)
Getting engaged (my fiance is wonder and you cant have him he's mine!)
My car being stolen *weep*
Getting my car back! *joy!*
Christmas shopping with my fiance
Going to Michigan to visit/meet his family
Visiting my friends =)
Kingdom Hearts 2
Playing Final Fantasy X
Finding out FFXII is NOT a love story *cheers*
Lupin the Third. (every year he is STILL great! lol)
Recognizing voice actors and seiyuu and having a good laugh
Yakitate Japan!
Visiting my family
Going to Disneyland!!! Yaaaaaay!
Being with my fiance. (my fave pasttime lol)
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Posted 18 December 2006 - 06:31 AM

Well the only good thing to happen to me this year besides going to my first ACEN, was moving out on my own finally. I really can't think of anything else right now.
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Posted 18 December 2006 - 09:45 AM

In 2006, I met some awesome friends. I went to my first SOS meetup in March, and many meetups after that. I also had the best birthday party I ever had thanks to my new friends. I love you guys (and gals)!!! *sniff sniff* Group hug!!! :heart:
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Posted 18 December 2006 - 09:55 AM

Wel most imporatntly it's definately entering meh final year in High school, and it being an easy year so far. Also I got's a boyfriend! And...hmm...I got more anime junk this year. Oh yeah, and it was my first acen meet-up just last saturday and my first concert ever was "The Pillows" at Logan Square.

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 06:48 AM

Well for me it went something like.
Went through treatments for Testicular Cancer and now am cancer free.
Watched more Anime than before due to being on sick leave.
Found out who my true friends are.
Went back to work.
Went to Mitsuwa for the first time and have been back countless times.
Have meet the next generation of Otaku at the elementry school I work at.
Went to G-Fest, sadly none of the Stan hyde dancers almost ran over any of the guests.
Got in a nice three car accident, I was the middle car.
Got a new car.
Have done more research on Japanese myth.
No thunderbird sightings.
I don't walk to the beat of a different drummer, I have a whole band including bagpipes.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 09:31 AM

Going to the Fangoria convention
Going to Wrestlemania 22 with my dad
Going to Metropolis, IL for the Superman celebration with my girlfriend
Going to G-Fest...I wish we could have ran some guest over Robert!
Going to Flashback Weekend, 2 horror conventions in a year!
Going to Wizard World, whooo hoo
Going to the 40th aniversary of Star Trek and meeting William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy
And in a couple of days, it'll be my one year aniversary with my girlfriend. ^_^

oh yeah...and going to Acen for the 8th time this year.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 08:01 PM

RinkinPark HP84 said:

Going to Metropolis, IL for the Superman celebration with my girlfriend

I wanted to go but I was sick during that time. I used to live in Metropolis and some of my family still lives there.

As for me and memories of 2006, ACEN '06 is the only thing worth remembering.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 09:03 PM

Hmmm... well, unfortunately ACen 2006 wasn't too memorable for me, but there were a lot of other things this year that were!

-My 18th birthday
-Meeting my current boyfriend~ ^^v <3 (Who I met here too!)
-Getting back in touch with a lot of my old friends
-Changing jobs
-Getting accepted to college

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