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Favorite Things 2017!
« on: December 25, 2017, 02:54:08 PM »
We are one week from the start of a new year. With that thought in mind, I thought it might be fun to start a thread talking about our favorite things of the past year. What were your favorite songs, movies, toys, books? Did you try a new food you now love? Travel somewhere you've always wanted to go? Let's talk about everything that made 2017 fabulous!

Top 10 Songs:

10. Attention by Charlie Puth
09. Side to Side by Ariana Grande
08. Strip that Down by Liam Payne
07. Something Just Like This by Coldplay / Chainsmokers
06. Havana by Camilla Cabello & Young Thug
05. Ciao Adios by Anne Marie
04. Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran
03. Gorgeous by Taylor Swift
02. I Feel It Coming by The Weeknd
01. I'm The One by DJ Khalid, Justin Beiber, etc.

Best TV / Movie Discoveries:

I found Lucifer this year and really love that.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Spiderman Homecoming were both good.

Food: the More-ning McWrap from McDonalds takes the prize here--I love the one with egg, sausage, hashbrown and cheese.

I finished the rough draft of my fourth novel, formatted it and sent it to myself to do edits as a physical book via CreateSpace.

Jay and I went through all three 999 games and all three Danganronpa games this year.

I got my new computer, monitor, desk, printer, mechanical keyboard, etc.

What did you love? What great things happened to you? It's time to sing 2017's praises! :)

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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2017, 05:27:05 AM »
Oh wow... I hope I can keep this within 2017.


1. I got an ipad pro and love it.
2. A pullip I always wanted came back in stock and I bought her.
3. Lots of new birds came to our bird feeder.
4. I finally saw Moana and love, love it... especially baby Moana.
5. Our indoor plants are thriving
6. Thanksgiving at my mom's house was amazing.
7. I got to try "horse whispering"  ... it really works
8. I have a new salt lamp and it gives our bedroom a pretty glow

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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2017, 08:20:22 AM »
Oh let me think:

Events:
We finally moved from our old, cramped animal shelter into a new, spacious one after several years of planning and then building. I think it was a seven year project.

New TV Shows:
The Good Doctor

New Toys:
1) Last Night on Earth (a zombie board game) created the first new expansion pack in 3 years.
2) Also, The loyal Subjects introduced some awesome ponies.

Additions to My Pony Herd:
G1 TE Bright Eyes
G1 TE Locket
G1 Big Brother Salty
G3 Jolly Lolly
Loyal Subjects Glory & Minty

Books:
3 authors I enjoy (Brian Keene, Stephen A. North, & Owen Baillie) came out with new books. The ones from the latter two I still need to read.

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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2017, 04:20:47 PM »
I always scramble my years up but I'll try to keep it 2017.

Milestone:
I started college! I'm going for the two year business degree locally and then I will pursue a marketing or advertising degree when I transfer.

Fun things:
MLP Movie came out, and I love it!
I went to Disneyworld in February as an early graduation gift. I plan to go back for the 50th anniversary.
I stayed a whole day at Bronycon and plan to stay for the full weekend in 2018.

Toy gets:
I pretty much doubled my G1 collection! I got my first Perfume Puff and TEs. Finished the Year 2 Rainbow set.
Got the large playset of the year and started collecting the reboots/g4.5.
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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2017, 04:31:16 PM »
Let's see... I celebrated my birthday for the first time since I was ten, and it was so awesome getting to gather all my favorite people for a nice, chill party :D
I also started learning to play the ukulele, and I've gotten way better at drawing. Overall, I've gotten better at spending time on hobbies. Oh, and I started watching Steven Universe and watched a bunch of Disney movies that I somehow missed as a kid.

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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2017, 09:33:40 PM »
Oooh... hmmm...

Listening to my 5 yr old kid reading "proper" stories to herself for the first time (meaning actual paragraphs of story and character speech) so proud of her + her growing reading skills!
Getting fit and toned-up after "going for it" in March and joining a fast-paced gym, it hurt but it worked!
Enjoying a relaxed summer weekend break on the south coast + timing it during the sunniest weather.
Finally selling my house! I can't believe it!
Oh - finding some of my grail g1 ponies  :P
Recently welcoming 2 babies into the world by my friends - who both had still-births last year - months of worry now over, even though the happiness is bitter-sweet.
Songs I liked: Rita Ora: Anywhere; Morrissey: Spent the Day in Bed; High Flying Birds: Holy Mountain. 
Songs that remind me of events from this year: Little Mix: Power (played on loop at gym); Calvin Harris: Feels (ditto) Taylor Swift: Look What You Made Me Do (ditto)  :lol: Sia: Rainbow (stand-out MLP Movie track, IMHO!)

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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2017, 03:18:55 AM »
Favorite songs I discovered in 2017

Stay by Zedd, Alessira Cara 

 Perfect by Ed Sheeran

Supermarket Flowers by  Ed Sheeran

Castle on the Hill  by Ed Sheeran

 Barbies  by Pink

Still a Soilder by Trace Akins

Play that Song  byTrain

Hawaiin Girl by Josh Turner

Marry Me by Thomas Rhett



I also enjoyed many songs that were featured in moives, but didn't list those.  :)


I was surprised I ended up loving the Loyal Subjects ponies as much as I do.


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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2018, 01:55:45 AM »

Good things
Moved in with bf
Made several new friends
Went to YALC and London MCM
Met Hayley Atwell
Finished the first draft of my book and completed NaNoWriMo for the third year in a row
Mother has been very unwell with depression the last few years and appears to have finally turned the corner

Favourite things of 2017
Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
Taylor Swift's Reputation
New favourite shows - The Good Place, iZombie and Brooklyn 99
M&S sugar-free rhubarb and custard drops
Rachel Platten


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Re: Favorite Things 2017!
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2018, 11:51:05 PM »
Events:
-Made family settled down and recouped after a stress start to the year
-Upgraded my hearing aids
-Learned ASL
-Got my health in check
-Joined my colleges anthropology club
-Visited the City Of Water,City Of Fire exhibition at the De Young in San Fransisco
-tried a bunch of new foods

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Subscription: Audible
Steaming service: HBO and Starz channels via Prime TV
Headphones: Sony over the ear basic for $25 (US)
Cleaner: Mr Clean with Fabreeze





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