New Year resolutions in Canberra

johnboy 31 December 2012 26

OK guys, knock yourselves out in the comments with your own resolutions, or those you’d like for others (not me or RiotACT as I’ll take pleasure in deleting those).

Or just knock yourselves out with festive spirit.


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Lazy I Lazy I 4:17 pm 03 Jan 13

Tetranitrate said :

I guess I’d like to up my bench, deadlift and squat.

Unfortunately the gym is going to be full of somewhat fat, perpetually sweaty 30-40 something men whom I’ve never seen before, who’ll spend the next month doing ineffective 3×8 rep, 3 day split routines that includes doing bicep curls in the squat rack, before disappearing without a trace. I get that these dweebs effectively subsidize my own gym membership, but it’s bloody annoying to have them around. I guess I might take the opportunity to cut for the next month or two.

tfwnogf

Postalgeek Postalgeek 3:31 pm 03 Jan 13

Tetranitrate said :

I guess I’d like to up my bench, deadlift and squat.

Unfortunately the gym is going to be full of somewhat fat, perpetually sweaty 30-40 something men whom I’ve never seen before, who’ll spend the next month doing ineffective 3×8 rep, 3 day split routines that includes doing bicep curls in the squat rack, before disappearing without a trace. I get that these dweebs effectively subsidize my own gym membership, but it’s bloody annoying to have them around. I guess I might take the opportunity to cut for the next month or two.

Which gym do you go to?

JessP JessP 9:05 am 03 Jan 13

Not to waste time during working hours reading the Riot!

D’oh!!

Henry82 Henry82 8:09 am 03 Jan 13

NellyBean said :

to buy a white commodore and park it perfectly.

buy? you misspelled ‘steal’

mp2615 mp2615 9:05 pm 02 Jan 13

Ok here goes. I need some help with a couple of my resolutions. I would like to learn German. And my wonderful deutsche damen also likes to foxtrot. Now I have 2 left feet and no apparent feeling for musical rhythm. Can someone suggest a good place who could teach a dance retard such as myself ?

IrishPete IrishPete 8:57 pm 02 Jan 13

I don’t do New Year’s resolutions, as 1st January is an arbitrary date in an arbitrary calendar. And yes I do live in a narco-cynicalist commune.

IP

IrishPete IrishPete 8:55 pm 02 Jan 13

NellyBean said :

to buy a white commodore and park it perfectly.

No-one will notice. But park it badly, and see how quickly the phone cameras come out.

IP

Tetranitrate Tetranitrate 4:09 pm 02 Jan 13

I guess I’d like to up my bench, deadlift and squat.

Unfortunately the gym is going to be full of somewhat fat, perpetually sweaty 30-40 something men whom I’ve never seen before, who’ll spend the next month doing ineffective 3×8 rep, 3 day split routines that includes doing bicep curls in the squat rack, before disappearing without a trace. I get that these dweebs effectively subsidize my own gym membership, but it’s bloody annoying to have them around. I guess I might take the opportunity to cut for the next month or two.

NellyBean NellyBean 1:55 pm 02 Jan 13

to buy a white commodore and park it perfectly.

bikhet bikhet 11:44 am 02 Jan 13

el said :

Good luck, it’s the best thing you’ll ever do.

I recommend cold turkey, I tried (and failed) to quit with ‘assistants’ like patches/gum half a dozen times and found cold turkey (and a month long stint of nasty bronchitis) the best way to make it a permanent change.

Thanks.With luck I can do it without the bronchitis.

Spykler Spykler 5:25 pm 01 Jan 13

Girt_Hindrance said :

I was thinking of starting a mobile mechanic service and permanently parking on the main intersection near Kambah Village. Seems to be an inordinate number of people who suffer from stuck accelerator cables in the area, and I reckon I could make some tasty coin. Could probably get a fleet in going in no time and expand through Belconnen, Charnwood, Queanbeyan, etc.

Can I be your Northside rep?- I will park the van near the intersection of Copland and Ginninderra drive’s, stick out the sandwich board and offer a good intro price on indicator stick installation- by my count 1 in every 4 cars is missing theirs when they merge from Copland on to Gininderra.
Happy 2013 Rioters!

el el 3:14 pm 01 Jan 13

bikhet said :

Give up the lung-busters, get rid of the fags, and stop smoking. And do it all again, and again, and again.

So right you lot – get ready for some seriously peeved posts!

Good luck, it’s the best thing you’ll ever do.

I recommend cold turkey, I tried (and failed) to quit with ‘assistants’ like patches/gum half a dozen times and found cold turkey (and a month long stint of nasty bronchitis) the best way to make it a permanent change.

bikhet bikhet 9:15 am 01 Jan 13

Give up the lung-busters, get rid of the fags, and stop smoking. And do it all again, and again, and again.

So right you lot – get ready for some seriously peeved posts!

Jerry Atric Jerry Atric 8:57 am 01 Jan 13

to remember to keep breathing

Deref Deref 8:54 am 01 Jan 13

I’m going to try to remember to write “2013”.

Enjoy the next orbit, Rioters.

Soapaz Soapaz 8:37 am 01 Jan 13

Still trying to reach my 2012 ny resolution that Ms Gillard said we should do….. Spending more time with family….but that’s merely impossible with the rising costs of living that I have to work 2 jobs….. So…. Ny resolution…. Try and achieve my last resolution…. 🙂

Zan Zan 8:22 am 01 Jan 13

I am going to continually ring my bicycle bell.

twojays twojays 7:55 am 01 Jan 13

To make my fame and fortune after being featured in the RiotACT “parking style” articles.

muscledude_oz muscledude_oz 6:19 am 01 Jan 13

I’ll be staying with my 2009 New Year Resolution, to get fit and be as muscly as possible. I never gave it up and have stuck with it since then. Don’t listen to the media reports saying most resolutions are broken within a few weeks. It is easy to stick with one if it is achievable and you have a firm commitment to better yourself.

el el 11:42 pm 31 Dec 12

LSWCHP said :

Above all, I’m going to spend more time doing good blokey things with my sons, who could do with a bit more attention from their dad.

Nice work 🙂

A happy new year to you, all other RA regulars/lurkers, johnboy and the rest of the crew involved in keeping this place running.

In spite of being out of Canberra for almost 4 years, I still visit here regularly, and have done since 2005 or so (yikes!) – there’s no other site like it. Kudos to everyone involved 🙂

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