The end of the year is always a time for reflection and looking back on the previous calendar year. To help with that, here are some 2008 related questions. Do as many or as few as you want but have fun!

1. What did you do in 2008 that you'd never done before?

2. Did you keep your New Years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

4. Did anyone close to you die?

5. What countries did you visit?

6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?

7. What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

9. What was your biggest failure?

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?

11. What was the best thing you bought?

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

14. Where did most of your money go?

15. What events did you get really, really, really excited about?

16. What songs will always remind you of 2008?

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
  • happier or sadder?
  • thinner or fatter?
  • richer or poorer?


18. What do you wish you'd done more of?

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?

20. How will you be spending Christmas?

21. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?

22. Did you fall in love in 2008?

23. How many one-night stands?

24. What was your favorite TV program?

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?

26. What was the best book you read?

27. What was your greatest musical discovery or rediscovery?

28. What did you want and get?

29. What did you want and not get?

30. What were your favorite films of this year?

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 08?

34. What kept you sane?

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most/least?

36. What political issue stirred you the most?

37. Whom did you miss?

38. Who was the best new person you met?

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2008:

40. Did you fall out of love?

41. Favorite concerts you went to:

42. Quote a song that sums up your year: