2007 Wrap-up : The best of...

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  1. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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  2. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Nothing good happened this year.
     
  3. Westy

    Westy the teste

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  4. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I marked the halfway point in school with a cumulative GPA of 3.947 and two certification exams under my belt.

    Plus, the whole 9-day Costa Rica trip was kinda fun, I guess. A little. :monkeydance:
     
  5. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Bought a house

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    Learned alot
     
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    Konabumm Konaboner

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  7. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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  8. kingbee

    kingbee Monkey

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    Got to do more biking this year than I have in a while. Even rode a lot of new trails.

    Made some new friends, got back together with some old ones.

    Nothing really bad happened, but not that much "post worthy" happened either that I can think of now.
     
  9. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    went to germany and amsterdam w/ the family
    shot a ton of cool shows
    didn't take a hard crash (probably because i didn't ride all that much)
     
  10. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    *Had an awesome kid.

    *Started racing DH and DS in 40+ expert and did good for 1st year: couple of podiums and ended up 4th overall in the Gravity East Series for my class.

    *Began to have fun again on trail rides! Not taking it all to seriously despite all that racing stuff.
     
  11. Prettym1k3

    Prettym1k3 Turbo Monkey

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    I got engaged.

    Poke fun all you want, but that's the best thing to ever happen to me.
     
  12. Zark

    Zark Hey little girl, do you want some candy?

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    I rode bikes in in Cali all year long, it was DOPE!
    I also went to Whistler, which made cali trails look like poo :(
     
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    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Finally got a DH bike and rode Diablo.

    Retired from the Navy!
     
  14. BadDNA

    BadDNA hophead

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    Gotta get married before you can get divorced.
     
  15. firemandivi

    firemandivi They drank my Tooters

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    Proud father of a bouncing baby boy.
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    Went to Kingdom trails with friends
    Got +20% raise
    07 was a good year
     
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    Red hot lava walk on the big island.
    Lemming run.
    Monkeyfest.
    Got the Heckler.
    2nd place in class, VT 50.
    Hearing aids.
     
  17. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Konabumm Konaboner

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    it always starts out that way
     
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    J-Dubs Monkey

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    I didn't move to Seattle or San Francisco for an incompetant boss and an amateur company.
    Now I's got a new chica and I'm diggin it.
     
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    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    Got a son, a BMW and tons of great riding including a two week tour of BC - its been a great year.
     
  21. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    I went to some shows.

    I read a lot.

    I went to CO twice.

    I went back to Philadelphia and saw family for the fist time in about a dozen years. The only good thing to come out of a funeral I guess.
     
  22. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    Finally got my Masters. (And managed to do it without driving my husband off, a small miracle in itself.)

    Moved to Milwaukee

    Landed a job
     
  23. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Well done! :nerd:

    I finished college with a 3.89. One measly hundredth to summa cum laude. Whatever the f**k that means. :D
     
  24. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    probably the first time you had sex.
     
  25. cadmus

    cadmus Monkey

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    Best year yet!
     
  26. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    My band released our 10th full length studio album. Rolling Stone did not review it (a good thing). Spin did review it (a good thing).
    http://www.spin.com/reviews/2007/07/0707_neurosis/





    Finished building a completely brand new custom drum set.



    Played several shows garnering reviews such as below:
    http://austinist.com/2007/11/06/fun_fun_fun_fes_3.php


    Recorded some game trailers:
    http://www.gametrailers.com/player/16134.html


    Finally took the leap and got a decent DSLR camera. Like I needed more geeky sh1t in my life.


    MOST IMPORTANTLY:
    Impregnated my beautiful wife. Expecting in April '08. This proves once again that sitting on a seat pushing pedals (drum or bike) does not inhibit fertility.
     
  27. Greyhound

    Greyhound Trail Rat

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    Bought a house.
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    Learned a lot about home improvement.
    Learned a lot about stain removal.

    Sometimes, I combined the two....
     
  28. offsprung

    offsprung Monkey

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    got my 7point7
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    it's been a great year!
     
  29. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I got a full time job at Kaiser Permanente after trying for a year.


    Now all I have to do is get into the position and department that I want to be in.
     
  30. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    i graduated high school and went to college.
     
  31. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Get some mittens on that little princess, goddammit!! :mad: :D
     
  32. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Was that an attempt at a funny? :think:
     
  33. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Went skiing at Lake Tahoe
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    Went to a couple of new baseball stadiums
    Met a bunch of new monkeys for the first time
    Got promoted
    Finished in 2nd place with splat in the two man category of a 24 hour race
    Did my most riding and skiing in one year yet
    Red Sox won the world Series

    Got to share it all with my wife

    2007 was a real good year.
     
  34. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Moved to Connecticut
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    Went bigger than I have ever before
     
  35. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    ahh so many things!!

    we are pregnant!!
    My mom is still cancer free
    are the top two!!
     
  36. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Got a sweet job, left it for another that was supposed to be better only to end up back at the first.

    Overall a great year, though.
     
  37. stinky|Dan

    stinky|Dan Monkey

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    Got my Yeti 575 (dream come true)
    Rode more than ever.
    2007 has been a good year.
     
  38. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    this year had a lot of learning.... the bad first, got a life ban from my local dh mountain for being stupid, some people act as friends but only talk to you because of a skill, cant trust teachers... today i was drug tested for bull**** reasons.... the good, going to a school i like now, got my license, became a better photographer as well as a better person.
     
  39. a-swill

    a-swill Chimp

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    got my foes fly
     
  40. ito

    ito Mr. Schwinn Effing Armstrong

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    It was good riding with you too.

    I traveled across the country via car....again. I haven't slept in an actual bed for over 4 months. I got a job I love, new friends who are awesome, live in a beautiful place, and am making more money than I've ever made before.

    Life has been sweet this year. 2008 has a lot to live up to.