In preparation for the New Year, Homer, Marge and many of their fellow Springfieldians vow to change their ways in 2007:

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HOMER

"I resolve to lose 10 pounds, and then gain it back by Valentine's Day."

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MARGE

"I resolve to finally learn how to make pancakes that don't stick to the pan. Bart helped me come up with that one."

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KRUSTY

"In 2007, I promise not to keep using the same old jokes I've been telling since 1961."

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CHIEF WIGGUM

"In the coming year, I resolve to learn how to work the safety on my gun."

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COMIC BOOK GUY

"In 2007, I resolve to boldly go where I have never gone before - out on a date with a woman."

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BARNEY

"I resolve to quit drinking ... coffee. It leaves less room for beer."

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NED FLANDERS

"I resolve to be pious and kind and gentle and ... yippee, skippee I already am! Happy 2007, everybody!"

The Simpsons returns with all new-episodes Sunday, Jan. 7 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on Fox.