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2011 ending survey

Did an abridged version of this in Chinese thanks to asukajude. Got the English version from uminohikari.

01. What did you do in 2011 that you'd never done before?
Went to a nude beach. It was in St. Maarten.

02. Did you keep your new years' resolutions? Will you make more for next year?
I don’t make those things.

03. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Nope.

04. Did anyone close to you die?
Not anyone I would classify as “close”, no.

05. What countries did you visit?
Ireland, the United Kingdom, Estonia, Sweden, various Eastern Caribbean places such as Antigua and Barbuda. I also travelled a bit inside the U.S.

06. What would you like to have in 2012 that you lacked in 2011?
I think it’s finally time to get a job again!

07. What date from 2011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
May 11th. December 5th. Too personal/lazy to explain why.

08. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Found Out Things About Myself.

09. What was your biggest failure?
Not really knowing what to do with the answer to (08).

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I had my appendix removed.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Bunch of flight tickets.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
More like, thankful? For some friends who stuck with me through a very emotionally trying time.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
Eh, nobody really. Frustrated yes, but not appalled and depressed. Well, sometimes I appall and depress myself—does that count?

14. Where did most of your money go?
Travelling.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Various trips. The one in late spring and the one in early winter in particular.

16. What songs will always remind you of 2011?
“Come Here” by Kath Bloom, “Ai Qing Zhuan Yi” by Eason Chan, and “It’s Amazing” by Jem.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? A little happier, probably.
ii. thinner or fatter? Slightly fatter. :P
iii. richer or poorer? About the same.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Writing.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Angsting, obviously.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Holed up in my apartment alone. I was probably playing WoW….

21. How will you be spending New Years?
See (20). But this time with a fuller fridge.

22. Did you fall in love in 2011?
Time and time again! :P

23. How many one-night stands?
Zilch. I’m not that kind of girl! (Well, I’m a different kind of girl, in any case.)

24. What was your favorite TV program?
“Community”!

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Hate is such a strong word….

26. What was the best book you read?
“Good Omens” by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
THAT I CAN USE ITUNES AGAIN.

28. What did you want and get?
Another trip to Europe. Time to reflect and examine.

29. What did you want and not get?
See (09). More interesting is what I did not actively want but got anyway, like new friends.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
“Thor” gave me Loki to gush over. “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” was pure fun. Can I mention that I really, really, really despised “Immortals”?

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Spent my birthday in Arizona with friends. It was a very happy day, age notwithstanding.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Writing. A lot more writing.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
Bright colors. Still love dresses. I’ve been wearing red a lot more.

34. What kept you sane?
Friends. =)

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Tom Hiddleston. Oh Hiddles!!!

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
Same-sex marriage in New York State.

37. Who did you miss?
That would depend on what I am doing.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
I am a little green dragon….

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2011.
When you do bad things, do not get caught.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
Dream, send me a sign. Turn back the clock. Give me some time.

Comments

Happy new year!!

and i would love to see more writing from you!!

*A BIG HUG*
Happy new year XD