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post Dec 22 2009, 11:26 AM
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So, in a potential precurser to an inevitable Rate your Decade thread how about you try rating your year?

I thought this would be easier than the decade seeing as a whole hell of a lot has changed for me in ten years and my memory's aweful so a shorter time span is probably better.

Just give a figure from 1-5 (1=poo, 5=big smileys) on your year overall, perhaps giving a little summary if ya feel like it.

To begin:

Smiler's Year: 4 overall biggrin.gif

It'd been shaping out to have been a really crap one this year what with me being made redundant and not having solid work for 7/8 months but overall the positives have outweighed the negative. I got news late last week that one of my interviews hit the right buttons and I'll be starting my new job on the 4th January, so that's nice for Christmas; and of course the lovely FaerieRyn and I got married which was awesome!!!!! wink.gif

Bit of an up and down one due to the no job finances but overall I think a 4 is good for the optimism aspect into 2010.

Also, How I Met Your Mother has been an odd and uniting highlight wink.gif

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Yannick
post Dec 30 2009, 11:31 PM
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I sort of hate how, even though I've been warned about it for as long as I can remember, the years seem to become shorter and shorter as I age. It's really hard to look forward to things, as awesome as they may be, the way I did when I was little. It also makes events blend together more than I'd like them to, causing my recollection of specific dates to be nearly impossible. =/ One of my biggest fears is not living life fully, so I'm hoping I can learn to avoid this somehow. On the plus side, crappy days fly by too. Doesn't really affect my rating, though.

I'm trying to be excited about 2010, but at the moment it's just meh.


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post Dec 31 2009, 12:34 AM
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QUOTE (Yannick @ Dec 30 2009, 11:31 PM) *
I sort of hate how, even though I've been warned about it for as long as I can remember, the years seem to become shorter and shorter as I age.


I have a theory...

*cough*

As a newborn, at the end of your very first day, that day is 100% of your life. It is a massive amount! Your second day on the planet accounts for 50% of your life so far, already halving just how "big" a day is.

By the time you are about five and a half you have lived around 2000 days - so that most recent day is now only 0.05% of your life.

Reach the dizzy age of 26, like me, and you'll have experienced almost 9500 days. The 9500th day will be somewhere in the region of 0.0105% of your life.

So therefore, as you get older, each single day becomes less and less of a "big deal" in regards to your total life so far. So by the time we are hobbling around with walking frames, a day is barely anything in the "grand scheme of things".

...so the years go by quicker. smile.gif

Get it?
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post Dec 31 2009, 01:05 PM
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QUOTE (Hobbes @ Dec 31 2009, 12:34 AM) *
QUOTE (Yannick @ Dec 30 2009, 11:31 PM) *
I sort of hate how, even though I've been warned about it for as long as I can remember, the years seem to become shorter and shorter as I age.


I have a theory...

*cough*

As a newborn, at the end of your very first day, that day is 100% of your life. It is a massive amount! Your second day on the planet accounts for 50% of your life so far, already halving just how "big" a day is.

By the time you are about five and a half you have lived around 2000 days - so that most recent day is now only 0.05% of your life.

Reach the dizzy age of 26, like me, and you'll have experienced almost 9500 days. The 9500th day will be somewhere in the region of 0.0105% of your life.

So therefore, as you get older, each single day becomes less and less of a "big deal" in regards to your total life so far. So by the time we are hobbling around with walking frames, a day is barely anything in the "grand scheme of things".

...so the years go by quicker. smile.gif

Get it?

On the bright side, each day becomes more important than the last if you look at it as a percentage of your remaining life smile.gif


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- Smiler   Rate your year (2009)   Dec 22 2009, 11:26 AM
- - candice   Hmm, I think mine was about a 3. It was a medium ...   Dec 22 2009, 12:20 PM
- - Mata   The bad: I ended a nearly-decade long relationship...   Dec 22 2009, 01:41 PM
- - Yannick   Maybe a 3.5. Roses and Thorns style...? Rose: ...   Dec 22 2009, 02:47 PM
- - LoLo   I gave mine a 2 though it is probably more of a 3....   Dec 22 2009, 03:32 PM
- - Cath   Definate 2. Good: My driving Instrutor trainnings...   Dec 22 2009, 04:44 PM
- - crazymat   3/5 - Finished my degree - Got a job in the area...   Dec 22 2009, 05:08 PM
- - Daria   Where to start... Negatives: Two hospital stays in...   Dec 22 2009, 06:46 PM
- - I_am_the_best   (What a fun idea) 2 Good: -I have made some very ...   Dec 22 2009, 07:46 PM
- - ilikecheesepie11   All in all, in the middle. Good: - The girl I lik...   Dec 22 2009, 10:34 PM
- - Sir Psycho Sexy   Hmmz... Lets see. I'm going to have to do this...   Dec 22 2009, 11:28 PM
- - gothictheysay   Oh man I don't know, maybe a 3? Most of the ot...   Dec 23 2009, 08:30 PM
- - michael1384   A two. All the great things that happened this yea...   Dec 23 2009, 09:20 PM
- - craziness   I guess a 3.25 I wish I could give it a better rat...   Dec 29 2009, 07:43 AM
- - funked)out_frog   5/5 Why? Because I'm still around to rate it   Dec 29 2009, 10:34 AM
|- - Pixiegoth   QUOTE (funked)out_frog @ Dec 29 2009, 10...   Dec 31 2009, 01:39 PM
- - Mata   It's nice to see someone rating their year hig...   Dec 29 2009, 12:22 PM
- - gothictheysay   Good news! All As and Bs from school   Dec 29 2009, 05:28 PM
- - funked)out_frog   Woot Woot! TBH when I first read though this...   Dec 30 2009, 01:07 AM
- - Mata   After a very cool date last night, I'm happy t...   Dec 30 2009, 04:09 PM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (Mata @ Dec 30 2009, 04:09 PM) Afte...   Dec 30 2009, 11:02 PM
- - Yannick   I sort of hate how, even though I've been warn...   Dec 30 2009, 11:31 PM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (Yannick @ Dec 30 2009, 11:31 PM) I...   Dec 31 2009, 12:34 AM
|- - crazymat   QUOTE (Hobbes @ Dec 31 2009, 12:34 AM) QU...   Dec 31 2009, 01:05 PM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (crazymat @ Dec 31 2009, 01:05 PM) ...   Dec 31 2009, 02:38 PM
- - Yannick   Yeah. But that doesn't make short days any mor...   Dec 31 2009, 12:51 AM
- - elphaba2   I had a pretty baller year! 5/5, chyes. There ...   Jan 3 2010, 12:46 AM
- - Novander   The Good: - I got the promotion I spent a year ch...   Jan 3 2010, 12:54 AM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (Novander @ Jan 3 2010, 12:54 AM) T...   Jan 3 2010, 04:15 PM
- - Mata   *hugs Nov* I'm really rather fantastic today, ...   Jan 3 2010, 06:30 PM
- - Lurker in the Dark   Hmm, it's a bit of a 3, possibly a 3.5 Good ...   Jan 5 2010, 10:08 PM
- - voices_in_my_head   The Bad: My boyfriend moved off to Dallas for Coll...   Jan 11 2010, 06:59 PM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   3 *moons cheekily (geddit?) and runs ...   Jan 21 2010, 04:35 PM
- - Mata   Hey Snugglebum! What are you up to these days?   Jan 22 2010, 01:59 PM
|- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE (Mata @ Jan 22 2010, 01:59 PM) Hey ...   Jan 28 2010, 04:44 PM
- - Mata   Really you didn't see that one coming? Odd. I ...   Jan 28 2010, 11:52 PM


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