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  • -It's about to be the year 2020.

  • Feeling old, right?

  • -No. ["Auld Lang Syne" plays]

  • -[speaking indistinctly]

  • Do you know what a New Year's resolution is?

  • -Uh.

  • -It's when you make a promise to yourself

  • that you'll do better at something.

  • I told her that her New Year's resolution should be being nice.

  • She keeps putting her dolls in the slime,

  • and their hair gets stuck in it. -Is that true?

  • -And it gets all over the clothes.

  • -Alright, so maybe another resolution is not

  • to put slime everywhere.

  • Deal?

  • You know what a New Year's resolution is?

  • -Yeah. -Okay.

  • Do you have one for next year?

  • -Do my chores without being reminded.

  • -What are your chores?

  • -Emptying the trash and doing the dishes.

  • -I'm still not good at that.

  • What is gonna be your resolution?

  • -Sewing. -I want to get better

  • at soccer and better at basketball.

  • I want to run faster.

  • -You might be our most motivated 8-year-old

  • we've had on "Short Takes." -Thank you.

  • -Is there anything that you've been trying to get better at?

  • -Playing video games.

  • -Maybe you'll be nicer to your sister?

  • -Maybe.

  • -Seems like she's alright, though.

  • -[chuckles] Right now.

  • -I heard your brother only kind of likes you.

  • Is that true? -Yeah.

  • -Do you like your brother? -No.

  • -And... go.

  • Do you know what a New Year's resolution is?

  • -Yes. -For the year 2020,

  • what's your New Year's resolution?

  • -Raise my Fuggler. -What's a Fuggler?

  • -It's a stuffed animal. -A Fuggler?

  • -[laughing] With human teeth.

  • -Is that real? Okay.

  • A stuffed animal with human teeth.

  • A Fuggler. -It's not actual human teeth,

  • but it looks exactly like human teeth.

  • One of my friends got a Fuggler.

  • -[chuckling] A Fuggler.

  • -Me and my friend did surgery on it.

  • -On the Fuggler? -Yeah.

  • -And added to it?

  • Sorry. I don't want to ruin your story.

  • -We cut off the teeth. -You cut off the teeth?

  • -And then my friend got another Fuggler,

  • and then took the stuffing out of the first Fuggler

  • and cut its arms and legs off, and then put the new Fuggler

  • inside the skin of the old Fuggler,

  • and now it looks like a suit for the other Fuggler.

  • -This is your friend?

  • You didn't do this? -Uh.

  • -Is this one of those things where you say it's your friend,

  • but you're really the person who did this?

  • -My friend did it, and I wanted to do it,

  • but I was playing on scooters at recess.

  • -Okay, so you were more focused on recreational activity.

  • -You guys have a "Fungler"?

  • No, those teeth aren't human.

  • -I want to stop fighting.

  • -Stop fighting with your brother.

  • -And sister. -And si--

  • Oh, there's another one.

-It's about to be the year 2020.

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