2018 survey- worth the weight

2018 – a year in a void. what happened? there was a year? where was that? that was it? i remember that.

1. What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before?
Traveled to new york…on vacation (they call it holiday here). Drove on the wrong side of the road (on purpose). Saw my favorite band in a different country. There is a theme here and im curious if you can get it. actually im curious if anyone reads this. its like livejournal but for hermits.

2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
i should probably change this question as ever year i say i dont make resolutions. i dont think i resolve at all. maybe i will try to resolve.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
yes more babies!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
its gets to be more and more as you travel on doesnt it. if time goes too long in between i start to worry.

5. What countries did you visit?
america!! yeahhhhhhh!!!

6. What would you like to have in 2019 that you lacked in 2018?
same as last year – energy. a sense of goals. its not seeming to get better as i get older but hope has somehow maintained.

7. What date from 2018 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
travelling home to see fam and friends. seeing fishbone here in glasgow.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
i really dont think i achieved anything this year except for going home and thats not something really achieved, just done.

9. What was your biggest failure?
still eating too much, not trying to lose weight enough, not doing positive things.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
strangely less flu-iness and things like that. sluggish as f tho.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
a ps4? ha ha.

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
anyone looking out to help someone

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
the dummy in charge. (all dummies in charge)

14. Where did most of your money go?
bills, cabs, chinese food.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
seeing infinity war lol, seeing fishbone! same ol same ol

16. What songs will always remind you of 2018?
well, here are my top ten listened to songs of 2018 as determined by my last.fm scrobbler.

1  OutKast — Bust (feat. Killer Mike)

2 Drake — All Me (Feat. Big Sean, 2 Chainz) (Bonus Track)
3 Funkadelic — Super Stupid
4 Ice Cube — Now I Gotta Wet ‘Cha
5 The Game — Red Nation (feat. Lil Wayne)
6 The Orielles — Snaps
7 A Tribe Called Quest — Clap Your Hands
8 Rick Ross — Push It
9 Body Count — Talk Shit, Get Shot
10 Nas — N.Y. State of Mind

SO. A lot of rap. I think this is due to having to walk around the city and taking the bus. It just feeds into it. But some other gems in there like the rap-influencing p-funk and the orielles who…what…a fairly new group? yep. tho i found em last winter so.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you happier or sadder?
sadder. so much sadder.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
everything i wanted to do but hold myself back from. the chains on the brain are heavy. we all know we have our own keys but turning that damn thing is so hard.

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
eating delicious crap. if only i knew how to quickly cook delicious crap. learning to drive tho i kinda dont want to go through the grind of paying for a car again. that becomes everything.

20. How will you be spending Christmas?
i want to be in the states.

21. sure ill play.

22. Did you fall in love in 2018?

23. How many one night stands?
im asleep by 9.

24. What were your favourite TV programmes?

i kind of fell off taskmaster this year. always digging jokers. haunting of hill house was a nice surprise.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
oh so many

26. What was the best book you read?
another year, another book not being read. tho i think i read the first of 2 histories of star trek and it was amazing. currently im starting a book about kids in the hall.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
man i dont think i found any new artists this year. how sad is that? i need new. even old new.

28. What did you want and get?
this is what you want this is what you get. frivolous shit.

29. What did you want and not get?
fishbone sneakers lol weight lose. a sense of self.

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
gotta be infinity war. im sure something else might pop into my mind.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
42. celebrated with wifey and the fam. nice times.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
a saxophone. a drawing table. im just gonna keep the same things if i didnt get them and add on. drivers license. all my retrogame stuff from home.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2018?
unhealthy mold puddle draped in tighly bound cloth of band logo

34. What kept you sane?
probably video games and music.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
still bernie. STILL.  ACO was pretty enjoyable too.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
the tweeting doofus. still

37. Who did you miss?
this has not changed. all my friends and fam. my cat. my guys from my old job. pizza. chinese food. burritoes. my old comic store. and ill add the two people i made firends with from my last year job.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
new new work peoples.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2018.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.

‘And I’m sick as a cough, did I mention it’s raw?’

– outkast ‘Bust’