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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:23 pm    Post subject: Happy New Year! 2013 Reply with quote

Hi all, just wishing you guys a Happy New Year from me and GameRevolution at large. It's 12:22 PM on the West Coast right now, so I'll start the countdown for this part of the world at 11 hours and 44 minutes! Where are you at and how long do you have until the ball drops?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm 3 hours ahead.

2012 went so damn fast but 2013 will be good times. Happy New Year everyone.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wes wrote:
I'm 3 hours ahead.
2012 went so damn fast but 2013 will be good times. Happy New Year everyone.

Do they do anything significantly different in Canada vs US for New Years?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, what the hell are you talking about? Like do we play hockey or something? Rolling Eyes We get drunk, countdown the new year, and party into the dawn.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I only ask because Japan turns it into a whole weeklong holiday and maybe there are some batshit insane traditions you have. Shit, I need to go out and buy some beer. We're going to dinner at a brewery/grill place so I'll have to start there and then realize I could spend a lot less money on booze from the grocery store.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know MattAY is 5 hours ahead of me and I live on the east coast. It's currently 3:54PM and the ball will drop in New York in a little over 8 hours.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wes wrote:
No, what the hell are you talking about? Like do we play hockey or something? Rolling Eyes We get drunk, countdown the new year, and party into the dawn.
Haha. Awesome.

Different/additional question, do you celebrate New Year Day? For the eve, I am going to visit a couple of friends' houses, drop off some wine, that kind of thing. One friend is having a sort of make-your-own-superhero party, so we'll see how that goes. I'm not sure what I'm going to be. Then, I'm going to McDonald's for a rave.

Day is a big deal to me and my family. We bust out all the traditional Japanese food that we've been preparing for a few days, and feast. Sometimes there are dolls, and there are always lots of oranges. And maybe we play some games. Hooray!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Then, I'm going to McDonald's for a rave.

Is this in the playground's ballpit? Please say yes, because bumping and grinding in the McDonald's ballpit must be some subconscious fantasy of mine. Except without the subconscious part.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New Year's Eve, I'm going to try and get drunk. New Year's Day, my step-dad makes kielbasa and saurkraut or however you spell it.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spending my first New Years ever at home with the fiance and reading stories to her tummy.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Optimus-Crime wrote:
Sightless wrote:
Then, I'm going to McDonald's for a rave.

Is this in the playground's ballpit? Please say yes, because bumping and grinding in the McDonald's ballpit must be some subconscious fantasy of mine. Except without the subconscious part.

I'm actually not at liberty to say. Especially since I don't want to put any employees of the company in an awkward position.

UghRochester wrote:
saurkraut

Sauerkraut.

Blackstar wrote:
Spending my first New Years ever at home with the fiance and reading stories to her tummy.

Fiancée. Is this your current one, or one you're acquiring on new year's eve?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think we used to have a big family dinner on New Year's day.

I used to drink until either I started thinking clearly again or my insides exploded in a liquidy funtime fountain...

Now I'll probably go to bed early to wake up and come to work in the morning...
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sightless wins most pretenious GR award. Did I spell it rite?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Happy New Year
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No. Do I win the award for 2012, or 2013?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got a drunken call from Affen so I'm sure my year will be both auspicious and replete with boon fortunes.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flew home today. Not doing anything special tonight, but I suspect the neighbors will set off fireworks.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Happy New Year! 2013 Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
It's 12:22 PM on the West Coast right now, so I'll start the countdown for this part of the world at 11 hours and 44 minutes!


Ha ha! Dan can't do math!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Happy New Year! 2013 Reply with quote

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danielrbischoff wrote:
It's 12:22 PM on the West Coast right now, so I'll start the countdown for this part of the world at 11 hours and 44 minutes!


Ha ha! Dan can't do math!

I just started celebrating too early I think. No way I'm going to make it to midnight now. Too drunk!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i'm at work, hooray. rang in the new year with an alterac valley victory
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