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D.M. Jewelle ([personal profile] dmjewelle) wrote2013-01-01 03:38 pm
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EOY Meme!

I like making this an annual thing!

Ganked from [ profile] axtar:

1. What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
Go on a treasure hunt. Nice, but I doubt I'd do it again.

2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Last year I just resolved to sleep earlier, and I ended up sleeping 20% later. At this rate if any improvement happens it'll be good enough.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Mohanaa and Chew delivered their babies!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Amazingly, nope.

5. What countries did you visit?
Japan. Again!

6. What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?
A trip to the UK, a sellable idea, and a better toned body. I guess they're all achievable.

7. What date from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Despite all the exciting things, CF's date is the only thing I recall at the moment.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
- Win Nanowrimo
- Not rank last at fencing
- Wrote at least 8 stories this year, which was more than my entire LIFE
- Matchmade a couple (as in two people, not a few matches)
- Read more books than in my entire life

9. What was your biggest failure?
- Not finishing my Japan 2011 report
- Generally not moving forward in life
- And losing a car, I guess.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Apart from the sniffles and sores, healthiest year ever.

11. What were the best things you bought?
CF Q fanart and my new PC <3

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
...I don't really understand this. Do I go out and spray confetti on them for being 'good people'?

13. Whose behaviour appalled you?
So. Many. Nurses. And. Doctors.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Food, fencing, and parking, because looking around I don't seem to have bought a lot of stuff.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
The Dark Knight Rises.

16. What song will always remind you of 2012?
Gangnam Style, and I don't care how cliche that answer is!

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? Happier I guess, because that's what achievement is supposed to make you feel.
ii. thinner or fatter? :|
iii. richer or poorer? I earned more, but I end up spending more too. :(

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Drawing, being a decent human being.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Being a socially-awkward troll.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Lazing around the house. It was glawrious.

21. Where did you ring in 2012? How will you ring in 2013?
Last year we Project Diva-ed at Att's. This year we Sherlocked at Masako's. This can only escalate.

22. Did you fall in love in 2012?
Benedict Cumberbatch Nope.

23. How many one-night stands?
I stayed up writing a lot till None.

24. What was your favorite TV program?
Sherlock...I guess?

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
I hate the people who stole my car and my Touch N Go card that had this lovely Mawaru Penguindrum sticker on it!

26. What was the best book you read?
Cloud Atlas and all the Sherlock Holmeses.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Scala & The Kolacny Bros.

28. What did you want and get?
A new PC!

29. What did you want and not get?
A hot body; but I think that can be arranged.

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
I was hoping to answer Dark Knight Rises, but unfortunately Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter takes top spot followed by Sherlock's Reichenbach Fall ep.

31. What did you do on your birthday?
Get serenaded by an Indian Barbershop Trio, then had dinner with Wen and her bf.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
At this point I don't know if a boyfriend would have made any difference.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?
Nothing Happened.

34. What kept you sane?
Nothing keeps me sane, not even sleep.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Benedict Cumberbatch.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
"We are ttly doing aaaalll this for the peeplz!" Screw you vote-beggers, all you've done is just show what rotten petty superficial people we all are and what an embarassment we are to our own country let along the world.

37. Who did you miss?
[ profile] yuncyn and [ profile] axtar

38. Who was the best new person you met?
Some new colleagues at work.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
"Learn to relax and love the bomb". That make no sense? Yeah.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine. - REM