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Sopranos -- What's changed in your life?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by WazzuGrad00, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    It seems a little weird, but I was in my second year of college when the show premiered on Jan. 10, 1999.

    I remember writing an A&E centerpiece on the show for my college paper just after it started (although the number of HBO subscribers in Pullman, Wash., at the time had to be minimal).

    So, what have you done in those 8 1/2 years?

    I'll start:

    Graduated from college
    Got a job and then another
    Nearly drowned (Edit: I guess death is implied)
    Bought a house
    Watched the finale.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I bought a pair of jeans and some socks.
  3. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

    Got married
    Left job of 10+ years
    Went back to college
    Had child (well, wife did)
    Got laid off from new job
    Got divorced
    Fell in love again
    Bought HDTV
    Still going back to college
    Sopranos ended
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    High school senior, so:

    Graduated from high school
    Got first full-time journalism job
    Graduated from college
    Almost died from pancreatitis
    Got engaged
    Got good full-time daily job
    To be continued ...
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I've gone from 7.55 seconds to eight.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Glad to hear it. A man's got to have goals.
  7. mltru2tx

    mltru2tx Member

    Started college as a pre-med major (haha, I just realized the irony there)
    changed my major three times before deciding on a double major of journalism and advertising
    got punked by Bob Knight in a press conference and got defended by Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon
    Took 6 1/2 years to graduate
    Got my first gig
    Got another gig
    Got another gig
    Fell in love
    Got a new car
    Bought a new TV
    My dog died
    My aunt died
    Got dumped
    Got shot down after a date
    Had to work on a Sopranos Sunday
    Went to the store, bought a bottle of Pinot Noir and some fixins
    Went home, made some macaroni and gravy and poured a big fat glass of Pinot
    Watched "The Blue Comet"
    Started the finale four minutes late
    Bit my nails and sat on the edge of my couch in the final scene
    Flipped out when I thought my DVR screwed up
    Came back to work
    Finishing up B1 and B3

    What a great 8 years.
  8. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    My one butt cheek was numb from positioning on the couch on my 41st birthday: Jan. 10, 1999.

    My other butt cheek is numb now. I re-positioned.
  9. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    i was in 5th grade when the first episode aired. i recently finished my first year of college.

    um...where do i start?
  10. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I lived in Mississippi when the show started. Then I moved to South Carolina, then North Carolina, then home to Georgia. Now I live in Alabama.

    A few more episodes and I might have been able to cover the whole South.
  11. Stupid

    Stupid Member

    I moved from SF to the East Bay with my girlfriend
    She's now my wife and we have a 4 month old baby boy now
    I moved from the East Bay to North Carolina
    I'm no longer a marketing/editorial assistant for a now-defunct SF publisher or a production artist for a still-thriving SF design firm
    My dad passed away
    I have an extra cat, not an orange one
    I quit thinking Oz was the best show on HBO
  12. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I was living in the NoVa condo when the Sopranos started, working a day gig in PR and living the big city bachelor life.
    I have moved seven (!) times since then, with jobs at three dailies (one of them twice) and a weekly.
    I have seen the last of my grandparents - my paternal grandmother - die.
    I have reversed roles from child to parent after my mother's stroke in 2003.
    I have gotten married.
    I have turned 50.
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