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Brickset Bonus Ball Bonanza - Matt89190 Edition

Matt89190Matt89190 UKMember Posts: 289
Given that we've not had one of these since last decade, I thought I'd have a go at hosting (apologies if the thread's in the wrong place or I was meant to speak to someone first!).

Up for grabs is the throwback Obi-Wan poly as well as a few other bits and bobs.

The question: what is your realistic New Year's resolution? - ie something you genuinely believe you are likely to have achieved by the end of 2020. Mine is to finally clear out the shed (exciting, I know).

Good luck everyone!
Mr_CrossvizzitorLobotstluxCOOLEGOSeijiAmasawaBumblepantsM1J0EReesesPieceskiki180703GothamConstructionCoKungFuKennyFowlerBricksdonutboy

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  • benbacardibenbacardi EnglandMember Posts: 451
    edited January 3
    Thank you for hosting! It's a shame these threads have dried up recently, I would run some if I had more stuff suitable for prizes. 

    My resolution, I started running last year and I want to complete a half marathon this year. I've signed up for one late in the year so I have a target and a deadline!


    CymbelineMr_CrossvizzitorMatt89190GothamConstructionCoKungFuKenny
  • ModeltrainmanModeltrainman In the Disney Infinity Toybox, Windows, or digging through LEGO parts in the USA.Member Posts: 349
    I want to get my LEGO sorted. I didn't do it as a kid, and I think we all know what that can be like...(I don't need to play since you're in the UK, and I don't want to incur insane shipping, just sharing)
    vizzitorMatt89190
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,688
    Thanks for hosting! 

    I have a few: 

    Lose 15lbs. I had accomplished this goal in 2019...and then gained it back. New year, new strategy. Definitely going to happen!

    Sort and organize my LEGO collection. 

    Start modifying my Winter Village to the MILS system. 
    vizzitorMatt89190KungFuKenny
  • f2iso100f2iso100 United StatesMember Posts: 39
    So I heard some advice that you should make a resolution to ADD something to your life rather than try to stop something. So I've made a goal to always have a spare bag in my purse to try to keep the plastic bags at bay. Too bad I don't own one large enough for the largest LEGO sets! 
    vizzitorMatt89190Cymbeline
  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 2,003

    Don't really make resolutions as it's far too easy to break them.

    The closest I've got are realistic plans for this year.

    They are to finish at least one of the four Bricklink projects I currently have on the go and to not start any others until they are all done and to make time to enjoy my hobby by building stuff instead of just collecting it.

    Thanks for hosting.

    vizzitorMr_CrossstluxMatt89190Cymbeline
  • vizzitorvizzitor IrelandMember Posts: 245
    edited January 3
    Thanks for hosting this.
    I don't really do New Year's resolutions since they never stick for me but at some point I want to get a MOC completed enough to actually bring to a show. Been in a LUG for three-plus years and feel a bit of a fraud without contributing anything.
    There's also the ongoing sorting struggle but that's eternal.
    stluxMatt89190KungFuKenny
  • VgangVgang CyprusMember Posts: 48
    Have my own LEGO room prepared in our new home!
    Matt89190Jenni
  • PJ76ukPJ76uk Derby, UKMember Posts: 474
    To finally sort all my loose bricks from the many (hundreds!) of built and disassembled sets (rather than displayed) so I can see what I have and not have to keep buying new parts everytime I want to MOC!
    vizzitorMr_CrossMatt89190
  • MugenPowerMugenPower Member Posts: 465
    Curb spending...
    vizzitorMatt89190bmwlego
  • BrickByBrickBrickByBrick Massachusetts, USAMember Posts: 646
    My goal is to finish cleaning and sort all the bulk brick that I have. I've been putting it off forever.
    vizzitorMatt89190
  • eggsheneggshen Middleton, WIMember Posts: 542
    Thanks for hosting! My goal is to finally finish the Terran missions of Star Craft 2. Oh, and completely clean my garage, top to bottom. 
    Matt89190
  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross East Anglia (UK)Member Posts: 1,037
    I'd very much like to re-organise my parts collection and sort the mess of boxes full of the chaos I create whenever I make mocs and don't have time to properly put everything back away in the correct drawers.

    Thanks for hosting, great prize!
    Matt89190KungFuKenny
  • panchox1panchox1 ColoradoMember Posts: 159
    declutter the house, sell off things from older hobbies. make more space for new Lego hobby.
    Matt89190KungFuKenny
  • LobotLobot UKMember Posts: 950

    Thanks for hosting @Matt89190

    I want to rationalise my collection this year and spend a bit more time building!

    Mr_Cross
  • Addicted2OxygenAddicted2Oxygen Somewhere behind all the boxes of LegoMember Posts: 377
    Build the sets that are slowly accreting around my desk, hemming me in. I want the area clear enough to use my VR headset again and try out the Vader VR games. 
  • M_BossM_Boss Houston, TexasMember Posts: 245
    Finally finish inventorying my loose Lego parts. I started back in 2017 and am probably 60% of the way through.
    Matt89190
  • eMJeeNLeMJeeNL The NetherlandsMember Posts: 468
    ^ that, and finally starting my City. Really starting it, not just moving some sets around.
    Switchfoot55Matt89190
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,142
    Go meat free at least four days per week.
    Matt89190Mr_Crossstlux
  • COOLEGOCOOLEGO B'ham/SolihullMember Posts: 207
    Thanks for hosting

    Its pretty simple for me Lego related, to not start any new projects until the 6 that I have on the go are either finished or finally given up on.
    Matt89190
  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Felixstowe Member Posts: 1,373
    Thanks for hosting @Matt89190

    Its a cliche but I would like to shift some weight this year. I’m on track so far!
    Matt89190
  • SeijiAmasawaSeijiAmasawa USMember Posts: 222
    I’m taking my capstone course this term for my MS degree so that’s (fingers crossed) kinda attainable. This will hopefully lead to a better job with better pay which means I can then afford to pay someone to clean my place. 

    Try to wait for sales when buying Lego.

    Thanks for hosting!
    Matt89190
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 6,036
    I need to be more consistent with exercise. It's so difficult to be motivated in winter because I hate the cold
    SumoLegoMatt89190KungFuKenny
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,351
    edited January 3
    I need to be more... difficult to be motivated...
    More naps.
    Matt89190KungFuKennystlux
  • BrainsluggedBrainslugged England (the grim North)Member Posts: 1,041
    I recently started to play tennis, so I guess one goal is to stop getting beaten by all the old people at my local tennis club.
    Matt89190KungFuKennyLobotstluxJenniMaffyD
  • SirBenSirBen In the Hall of the Mountain KingMember Posts: 558
    1) Pass the CFP certification exam.
    2) Lose some weight
    Matt89190
  • bmwlegobmwlego Long Island, New YorkMember Posts: 769
    *Curb LEGO spending
    *Spend more time building
    *Pare down my collection of unbuilt/sealed sets so that I have less stuff in my LEGO room and increase the fung-shui in that room so that I want to be down there building more. 
    Matt89190
  • M1J0EM1J0E Calgary, ABMember Posts: 616
    Thanks for hosting!

    I can’t say I do much at all with resolutions.  But looking to achieve some career goals here this year with improvements to work.  
    Matt89190
  • ReesesPiecesReesesPieces Member Posts: 855
    Sadly, limit my lego spending.  
    Thanks for hosting the first of the new decade!
    Matt89190
  • kiki180703kiki180703 Montreal, CanadaMember Posts: 1,044
    Finish building the sets in my backlog. It's going to be fun!

    Thanks for hosting!
    Matt89190
  • DB361DB361 UKMember Posts: 224
    Simple one for me this year, to be far better with my money. I'd like to have more available to be able to use for holdays etc, so apart from knuckling down and working hard to get the income up, it's also looking at where I can bring the costs down that's really key.
    Matt89190
  • janscjansc The Netherlands Member Posts: 58
    Eat less pork and beef and replace it with chicken and vegetarian replacements. At least be more conscientious about it.
    Matt89190
  • FodderFodder AustraliaMember Posts: 278
    edited January 4
    Expand my veggie garden and get it growing year-round, rather than being just a spring thing..
    Matt89190stlux
  • KungFuKennyKungFuKenny Deep in the Heart of TexasMember Posts: 718
    edited January 4
    I’m going to try to finish several MOCs that are in-progress, exercise a bit more than last year, and overall work on being more content with life (which will involve not visiting the sales thread so often!). Thanks for hosting!
    Matt89190
  • BobflipBobflip Member Posts: 492
    Mainly to try and finish more projects than last year, and actually get producing some music again!
    Matt89190
  • masterX244masterX244 GermanyMember Posts: 488
    None, never had made one
    Matt89190
  • J0rgenJ0rgen NorwayMember Posts: 226
    Excersise more regularly.
    Matt89190
  • CoviCovi BelgiumMember Posts: 295
    I have two:
    - Convert the attic into two rooms: one for my son and the other one will be my mancave.
    - Lose 10% of my weight

    Both should be realistic but the second one will be the hardest one to pursue.
    Matt89190
  • stluxstlux LuxembourgMember Posts: 2,272
    I don't make New Year resolutions, but like many others in this thread, it would be nice to get my spare parts organized. I bought the required trays last year, so this year I might get them filled?

    Thanks for hosting @Matt89190!
    Mr_CrossMatt89190
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 12,351
    Matt89190 said:
    ...good luck to everyone for a productive year...
    ...wait what?  I was napping.
    BumblepantsGothamConstructionCoKungFuKenny
  • historymanhistoryman Member Posts: 361
    Sort through the wardrobe to get rid of clothes that don’t fit
  • dannyrwwdannyrww WisconsinMember Posts: 1,340
    I plan to get my Christmas decorations down by the end of January.
    Bumblepants
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,657
    Probably to have one of my novels finished and submitted for publishing
  • CaptainPirateManCaptainPirateMan MichiganMember Posts: 341
    I resolve to not partake in New Years resolutions.
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