Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby GiantMike » Wed Dec 12, 2012 15:30 pm

metronome wrote:Dining out and discovering there's more than one veggie option on a menu. Furthermore realising it doesn't involve ******* cheese.


Vegetarians f*ck cheese?
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Cornerblock » Wed Dec 12, 2012 15:32 pm

metronome wrote:Dining out and discovering there's more than one veggie option on a menu. Furthermore realising it doesn't involve ******* cheese.


Say it, say it! 'Donkey cheese'. There that's cheered me up no end. :D

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby metronome » Wed Dec 12, 2012 19:19 pm

Cornerblock wrote:Say it, say it! 'Donkey cheese'. There that's cheered me up no end. :D


Ass-Cheese?
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby GiantMike » Sat Aug 31, 2013 18:25 pm

Immitation. Sincerest form of flattery.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Pinno » Sat Aug 31, 2013 19:25 pm

This cheered me up:

A twunt in a black Nissan R32 Skyline was heading towards me having gone round a roundabout and then overtook a car without looking. I had to take evasive action and nearly had a head on. I gave him the 3 fingered salute and drove on.
The twunt turned around and followed me. As I got to my destination, I slowed down, he overtook did a Ue and drove towards me. My 'crew' - one Glasweigian of dynamic proportions and another of equal size were in the passenger seats. As soon as he neared, both fellas jumped out ready to tw4t him. He effed and blinded and waved his fist at me and drove off, presumeably not realising I had company.
In case he recognised me on my bike and decided on something silly, I elected to report him to the police. They knew of him and said they 'would have a word'.
Yesterday, the aforementioned Skyline was on the back of a trailer, roof completely caved in. He didn't roll it, he went under a bloody truck. Only minor injuries and I am just waiting for the court files in the local rag to see if they throw the book at him, so maybe more smiles to come.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby mrfpb » Sat Aug 31, 2013 21:56 pm

Crossing the Tyne Bridge after I've been working down south - not until I'm north of the Tyne am I home.


When I lived in the North East, it was the first sight of Penshaw Monument. Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Alain Quay » Sun Sep 01, 2013 22:02 pm

GiantMike wrote:Immitation. Sincerest form of flattery.


Thanks MIke !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Pinno » Tue Sep 03, 2013 14:58 pm

mrfpb wrote:
Crossing the Tyne Bridge after I've been working down south - not until I'm north of the Tyne am I home.


When I lived in the North East, it was the first sight of Penshaw Monument. Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


..and going in the other direction:

Southbound again, roll accross rolling river Tyne
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby arran77 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 16:06 pm

mrfpb wrote:
Crossing the Tyne Bridge after I've been working down south - not until I'm north of the Tyne am I home.


When I lived in the North East, it was the first sight of Penshaw Monument. Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


I used to like that too when I worked up in town :lol:

BTW it's Hampshire's largest freshwater lake :P
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby mrfpb » Tue Sep 03, 2013 20:51 pm

arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote: Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


I used to like that too when I worked up in town :lol:

BTW it's Hampshire's largest freshwater lake :P


That may be what the Visit Hampshire website calls it...

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Giraffoto » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:39 am

When I'm on my way home from anywhere I look out for the first red kite - they tell me I'm getting near.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby arran77 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:12 am

mrfpb wrote:
arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote: Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


I used to like that too when I worked up in town :lol:

BTW it's Hampshire's largest freshwater lake :P


That may be what the Visit Hampshire website calls it...


:wink:

Wouldn't be a good time to admit I wrote my university dissertation on the place then :lol:
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby BONKSTRONG » Wed Sep 04, 2013 17:20 pm

Finally realizing why the word "Caesar" bothers me so much. It's because the 'a' and 'e' look like they're really mad at each other.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby Pinno » Wed Sep 04, 2013 19:03 pm

BONKSTRONG wrote:Finally realizing why the word "Caesar" bothers me so much. It's because the 'a' and 'e' look like they're really mad at each other.


So what do you think of the place Stranraer?

They all fight each other with the drop of a hat, so maybe that explains things.
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby mrfpb » Wed Sep 04, 2013 19:26 pm

arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote:
arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote: Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


I used to like that too when I worked up in town :lol:

BTW it's Hampshire's largest freshwater lake :P


That may be what the Visit Hampshire website calls it...


:wink:

Wouldn't be a good time to admit I wrote my university dissertation on the place then :lol:


I don't know when you did your dissertation, or what you looked at. The place looks beautiful, sure enough, but the "muddy puddle" nickname is because it was so silted up that ducks appeared to walking on water. They've been dredging it for over a year now and building new islands with the silt.

Another thing that cheers me up is cycling round the pond to the train station on the rare days when I go to London.

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby arran77 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 19:46 pm

mrfpb wrote:
arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote:
arran77 wrote:
mrfpb wrote: Now I live in Fleet, it's the sight of Fleet Pond (aka "the biggest muddy puddle in Hampshire") from the train.


I used to like that too when I worked up in town :lol:

BTW it's Hampshire's largest freshwater lake :P


That may be what the Visit Hampshire website calls it...


:wink:

Wouldn't be a good time to admit I wrote my university dissertation on the place then :lol:


I don't know when you did your dissertation, or what you looked at. The place looks beautiful, sure enough, but the "muddy puddle" nickname is because it was so silted up that ducks appeared to walking on water. They've been dredging it for over a year now and building new islands with the silt.

Another thing that cheers me up is cycling round the pond to the train station on the rare days when I go to London.


I know what you mean, when I was a kid it was far worse, you'd see people get out of boats in the middle and only be a foot or two deep in water :shock:

It all came from two of the streams that flow into the pond and dump silt from the army land and also the towns surface water drainage, probably too much info and a bit geeky that I know that :lol:

Like you say though a stunning place.

On the subject of things making you happy I used to love standing on the station platform when I worked in London and see and hear the geese flying in :D
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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby diamonddog » Thu Sep 05, 2013 13:38 pm

Stavros Flatley :D

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby willy b » Thu Sep 05, 2013 14:35 pm

- A really funny joke
- Tailwind
- Fresh bread
- Coffee
- A perfectly ripe banana
- Porridge
- When a song comes on the radio that i've no listened to for ages
- A clean and well maintained bike
- Knowing you gave absolutely everything on a ride/race
- Clear wee-wee :lol:
- Hob Nobs
- Literally crying with laugher
- When somebody almost falls over and tries to carry it off

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby FatTed » Fri Sep 06, 2013 04:22 am

Rain on a tin roof

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Re: Seemingly trivial things that cheer you up

Postby team47b » Fri Sep 06, 2013 07:28 am

serendipity. :D
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