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What 2005 taught us?

Sue Meng
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Lost human values.
[ December 21, 2005: Message edited by: Sue Meng ]

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself the most comforting words of all: This, too, shall pass." --Ann Landers
Dave Lenton
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Its taught me that I need to have an increasing sense of cynicism, and that most of the population are doing the opposite.

It also taught me (at the very beginning of the year with the huge donations to the Tsunami appeal) that the human race does have some redeeming features after all.


There will be glitches in my transition from being a saloon bar sage to a world statesman. - Tony Banks
Gerald Davis
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I have learnt that NT�s (Non Geeks) are not all social climbing, manipulative, violent, aggressive, lazy people with tunnel vision that never say what they mean. I work with a bunch of them and wouldn�t change them for the world. It would be nice, if they had a logical mind but if they did they would be NT, they would be geeks.
John Smith
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I learned that I was the only sane person left in this world.
Mannu hak
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It taught me if you want to achieve some goal then you need to work very hard and then work some more and then be patient...


SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD <br />IBM 285
Jesse Torres
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It taught me that "in order to see the rainbow, you must first endure some rain."
Ganpi Srinivasan
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you pay more if you mess with mama nature!! and oh yeah - shes pissed!
Matt Fielder
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it taught me to spell taught.
gaurikay ke
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Give everything a fair chance.
Eric Pascarello
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Ajax is not for cleaning bath tubs any more!

Eric
Stuart Ash
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That it's time to move on...


ASCII silly question, Get a silly ANSI.
stara szkapa
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why us?
David O'Meara
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I didn't know there was going to be a test, I would have paid more attention.
Aj Mathia
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A smile can get you a lot further


You think you know me .... You will never know me ... You know only what I let you know ... You are just a puppet ... --CMG
Nick George
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Squeeze Tesuji


I've heard it takes forever to grow a woman from the ground
Sue Meng
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Originally posted by stara szkapa
Why us?


I didnt want to leave you alone
Bert Bates
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Squeeze Tesuji


Wow Nick! Awesome!

I learned new ways to think about Furikawari


Spot false dilemmas now, ask me how!
(If you're not on the edge, you're taking up too much room.)
Ramender Mall
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J2ME..

Ramy..
Jesus Angeles
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1. if you go for it, you just might get it

2. it is like having root canal with no anesthesia to prepare for cert exam, without the head first series
Angela Poynton
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Things don't always happen as quickly as you'd like and the only way to deal with that is to accept it and make sure things do at least keep moving.

Love really can conquer just about anything

I'm not invincible, in fact life can be taken away with very little ease and without any warning, so do what it takes to help your body remain healthy.

Good friends are precious and should be appreciated.


Pounding at a thick stone wall won't move it, sometimes, you need to step back to see the way around.
Jesus Angeles
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Theyre all liars, the schools, the dictionaries. They all told me it is spelled 'taught'.
Sameer Jamal
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Originally posted by Angela Poynton:
Things don't always happen as quickly as you'd like and the only way to deal with that is to accept it and make sure things do at least keep moving.

Love really can conquer just about anything

I'm not invincible, in fact life can be taken away with very little ease and without any warning, so do what it takes to help your body remain healthy.

Good friends are precious and should be appreciated.


Is it 2005 or is it life which teach us all the above things.
[ December 16, 2005: Message edited by: Sameer Jamal ]
Gerald Davis
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Originally posted by Angela Poynton:
Things don't always happen as quickly as you'd like and the only way to deal with that is to accept it and make sure things do at least keep moving.

Love really can conquer just about anything

I'm not invincible, in fact life can be taken away with very little ease and without any warning, so do what it takes to help your body remain healthy.

Good friends are precious and should be appreciated.


When you say love conquers just about anything what kind of love do you mean? Romantic love or family love or friendship.
Don Morgan
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1. Ajax taught me the most important part of innovation is to come up with a cool sounding acronym.

2. Google taught me investors have not given up on near triple digit P/E ratios.

3. Michael Brown taught me that who you know is still much more important than what you know, and, if at first you don't succeed, try and try again.


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Angela Poynton
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Originally posted by Sameer Jamal:


Is it 2005 or is it life which teach us all the above things.

[ December 16, 2005: Message edited by: Sameer Jamal ]


2005 showed me. Others may have discovered these things before, or have yet to discover them
Angela Poynton
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Originally posted by Gerald Davis:


When you say love conquers just about anything what kind of love do you mean? Romantic love or family love or friendship.



All of the above.
Jeff Albertson
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I discovered a new meal, between breakfast and brunch. I call it brunchfast.


There is no emoticon for what I am feeling!
Nick George
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Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
Ajax is not for cleaning bath tubs any more!


Now we can use it to fight Hektor!

Originally posted by Bert Bates:
I learned new ways to think about Furikawari


not for the feint of heart.
[ December 16, 2005: Message edited by: Nick George ]
Sue Meng
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Originally posted by Jesus Angeles
Theyre all liars, the schools, the dictionaries. They all told me it is spelled 'taught'.

spot on..... apologies and thanks.
Sara Jahan
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2005 was a hard year for me.

It kinda affirmed my belief that the only person who can help you out and who you can depend on is "yourself". It is just you, you, and you. You and your wits, your perseverance, your hard work, and ability to learn from your mistakes.

Sara
Axel Janssen
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Originally posted by Bert Bates:

I learned new ways to think about Furikawari

Learnt to play my game, even when I think that I am loosing.
Sometimes its because I can't count, especially in early stages of the game
(simple 17 k on kgs).
Jesus Angeles
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Originally posted by Sara Jahan:
2005 was a hard year for me.

It kinda affirmed my belief that the only person who can help you out and who you can depend on is "yourself". It is just you, you, and you. You and your wits, your perseverance, your hard work, and ability to learn from your mistakes.

Sara


this something i hope i learned right off the bat.
stara szkapa
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One thought that caught my attention which I could share is definition of success. "Success is when you make positive impact on someone else life". I would be nice if people would use this definition when trying to accoplish something.
Tony Alicea
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That is so true. I am sickened by the constant USA media's wrong definition of success. Their equivocated measure of so called "success" is answered by the frivolous question "how much money have you made".

Ludicrous! No wonder a great part of the world is rightfully after us!

BA! HUMBUG!

Jefferson, Washington, Lincoln : WHERE ARE YOU!? We need you now more than ever!
Stuart Ash
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Originally posted by Sameer Jamal:


Is it 2005 or is it life which teach us all the above things.

[ December 16, 2005: Message edited by: Sameer Jamal ]


Oh, well, it was a one-year crash course on life, I guess...
Stuart Ash
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Originally posted by Sara Jahan:
2005 was a hard year for me.

It kinda affirmed my belief that the only person who can help you out and who you can depend on is "yourself". It is just you, you, and you. You and your wits, your perseverance, your hard work, and ability to learn from your mistakes.

Sara


YOU are right!!
Dharam Singh
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People , 2005 is still not over.11 days are still remaining.Anything can happen in those days.

Regards
Dharam(creating a draft in VS)


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stara szkapa
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Originally posted by Sara Jahan:
2005 was a hard year for me.

It kinda affirmed my belief that the only person who can help you out and who you can depend on is "yourself". It is just you, you, and you. You and your wits, your perseverance, your hard work, and ability to learn from your mistakes.

Sara


Someday when you get older you will learn that to accomplish anything you will have to leverage skills and abililities of others.
[ December 20, 2005: Message edited by: stara szkapa ]
Santhosh Kumar
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It taught me that you have to move on with life no matter what happens and don't be afraid to take risk.

It also taught me how to be a good car driver
 
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