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Most memorable moments 2015

Discussion in 'Living Room' started by MTR, 26th Dec, 2015.

  1. MTR

    MTR Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    With 2016 around the corner ..thought it would be good to look back at your most memorable moments this year.

    For me 2015 - having all my family together, eldest daughter been o/seas 2 years.

    De stressing, finally working out a balance in my life

    Finally got the right hairdresser who can colour hair and get colour right, have been brunette, redhead and blonde....




    MTR:)
     
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  2. Xenia

    Xenia Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    I'm a beach girl - most memorable moments are always swimming or lying in the sun.

    Even when I'm super busy, in summer I always have a bathing suit under my office wear because there is usually 30 minutes somewhere where I can sneak away and go to the beach.

    Off to Melbourne tomorrow for a week, hoping to catch some sun and heaps of good restaurants. Like you MTR. - we all love food and dining out.
     
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  3. Stu

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    Seven weeks in Europe - wish I could repeat that every year!
     
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  4. Blacky

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    Death of my MIL following a very difficult cancer battle.
    Birth of my son (2days later)
    Wedding day (week).

    It was a big year. One I wont forget in a hurry.

    Blacky

     
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  5. jins13

    jins13 Well-Known Member

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    I guess for me 2015 was a year for personal growth and maturity. I can't say that 2015 was a great year for me on a personal level and it seemed like everything I was involved in seemed to end up in disappointment and tears.

    Hoping for a stronger 2016 year and to be an improved and better version of myself from 2015.
     
  6. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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    A lot happened in 2015, but first to mind are a number of genuine, heartfelt "thank you"s I received from friends, family, colleagues, clients at various stages throughout the year for having a positive impact on them.

    Nothing better.
     
  7. Bayview

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    Bad -
    1. Had to sell our PPoR and move into a rental.

    Good -
    2. Spent 10 days at the Gold Coast with wife and kids.
    2. Got to be free of enormous stress and worry (from PPoR sale) of not being able to service debts due to decline of business.
     
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  8. Coota9

    Coota9 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Unfortunately 2015 centred a lot around my health
    *April 1st diagnosed with a walnut sized pituitary tumor and placed on medication to reduce.
    *Purchased IP2 17/6/2015
    *Visit neurosurgeon in July and he books me in for surgery due to tumor showing no signs of shrinking
    *August 5th have surgery to remove..5 days in hospital and next 7 weeks off work.
    *Visit endocrinologist and tests indicate my pituitary gland is functioning as normal..damn I had already picked out my steroids..
    *Visit neurosurgeon in September and MRI shows operation was 100% successful

    2016??...
    After this year I have I have learnt that whilst planning is important to your success..so is living for the day!!
     
  9. Bran

    Bran Well-Known Member

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    2015 was a big year

    We moved back from overseas
    Bought an IP, but liked it too much so moved in
    New job after 10 years of training
    Started private with success
    Third (and FINAL) pregnancy for my wife
    Made quite a few new friends - this is hard for an adult, and repaired/cemented some older ones
     
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  10. Speede

    Speede Well-Known Member

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    2015

    * Sold 6 properties in $hitney.( from march 2 may )
    * Holiday in NZ
    * Purchased a 16 unit development site in Brisbane ( will require no funds from banks for building or initial purchase)

    2016

    * Finish Brisbane development sell 8 keep 8 retire from rental income


    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
     
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  11. balwoges

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    Saying goodbye to my 12 tenants after 25 years :D
     
  12. Lizzie

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    2015 passed in somewhat of a blur - just simply too busy.

    Things I remember is losing the grape harvest due to too much rain ... massive 12 week self-renovation of tourist cottage ... bugger of a garlic harvest due to too much rain (who said farmers always want rain) ... best day so far was Boxing Day where I lolled and dozed and lolled and dozed for the first time all year ...
     
  13. No Probs

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    - Saying goodbye to the Army and gaining some much needed freedom.
    - Getting married to my beautiful wife.
    - Moved back to Perth and both got new jobs.
    - Purchased another IP and renovated.
    - Started up plumbing business.
     
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  14. JenW

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    I think for us the highlight was buying our Wembley property, where we will be building our home in a few years' time.

    Other than that, it was definitely memorable watching Tony Abbott chow down on a raw onion without even blinking, let alone any tears coming to his eyes :eek:
     
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  15. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Highlights - hubby being offered an amazing opportunity in his career, one we never thought would happen for years. Very blessed and so proud of him.

    For me, beating hubby income wise - it's been a goal this year so extraordinarily happy to achieve that one. He's happy too - but he's upped the stakes now so I'll have to step it up a notch ;)

    And right now, beach dayzzz....with the fam. Bliss.
     
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  16. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    What does he do Jess?
     
  17. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    He's a school principal - Level 5 next year and he's only 36 :) So I'm a bit proud of him.
     
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    Can't go past the hardest thing I've ever physically and mentally done in my life so far.

    It didn't break me, so I'm still searching for something that will. One day.....one day I'll find what I'm looking for!

    pinkboy
     
  19. ellejay

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    Too many to mention. Moved from Broome to Kununurra for a few months and flew out to amazing places just for work. Camped at Bungle Bungles and other amazing spots. Then moved to NE Vic in time to visit the beautiful ski fields, followed by an amazing summer by the pool.
     
  20. geoffw

    geoffw Moderator Staff Member

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    .Getting out of a job I really didn't like
    .Working for three months in Colombia, in a language I didn't really know well
    .Coming back to work for a startup, for equity but no pay, doing work I really like doing and can do well.
     
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