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What made you smile today? Part III

What made you smile today? Part III

Old Apr 14th 2018, 4:07 pm
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Zoe mentioning her 20th wedding anniversary reminded me of a this: We were on holiday with my sister and her husband a couple of months ago. We were horsing around one evening when an elderly lady came over to us. She told us off because she thought we were arguing. My sister told her we were only joking with each other and that between us we had almost 80 years of marriage (them 40 years, us 39 years).
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Old Apr 14th 2018, 4:24 pm
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About six months ago, on Facebook, in some now forgotten group, someone announced that they were going to kill themselves, I didnt know know them at all. I spent ages going through their friends list alerting their friends, in the hope that one or more may be real life friends and able to do something. I heared nothing from anyone. Today I got a thank you from the person who failed at their suicide attempt.
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Old Apr 14th 2018, 4:43 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
About six months ago, on Facebook, in some now forgotten group, someone announced that they were going to kill themselves, I didnt know know them at all. I spent ages going through their friends list alerting their friends, in the hope that one or more may be real life friends and able to do something. I heared nothing from anyone. Today I got a thank you from the person who failed at their suicide attempt.
That is something to smile about. Thank you for being such a kind and thoughtful person. Well done.
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Old Apr 14th 2018, 9:58 pm
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 View Post
Commonwealth Games Road Races were going passed our road so we went along to watch. Everyone roadside were having a blast, cheering everyone. An Isle of Man cyclist had the gear thing break on his bike and all the support cars were up ahead so some local guy who'd ridden down to watch lent him his bike. We stayed to watch him come round again so the bike he was using was obviously good enough. Brilliant.
I watched some of that though not that incident and was thinking how much fun it would be being a resident of the area and getting a roadside seat. Good to hear that it was as much fun as it looked. That guy has a great anecdote for the future, what a great thing to do
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Old Apr 14th 2018, 10:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Zoe Bell View Post
My husband braving the weather this morning to go out and buy all the food and supplies we need this weekend so that I don't have to go out.
The fact he's currently cooking breakfast and had a cup.of tea waiting for me when I got up.
These might seem like little things but I'm feeling like crap and this reminds me of how lucky I am
We just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary
He's a keeper. Congratulations on celebrating 20 years together, here's to the next 20.
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
About six months ago, on Facebook, in some now forgotten group, someone announced that they were going to kill themselves, I didnt know know them at all. I spent ages going through their friends list alerting their friends, in the hope that one or more may be real life friends and able to do something. I heared nothing from anyone. Today I got a thank you from the person who failed at their suicide attempt.
Well done you. That's made me smile.
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
About six months ago, on Facebook, in some now forgotten group, someone announced that they were going to kill themselves, I didnt know know them at all. I spent ages going through their friends list alerting their friends, in the hope that one or more may be real life friends and able to do something. I heared nothing from anyone. Today I got a thank you from the person who failed at their suicide attempt.
Suicide is very close to my heart and just one person saved it one less family who has to suffer. Thank you for caring enough to help save a life.
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Old Apr 17th 2018, 3:37 pm
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The first person on Mars 'should be a woman' - BBC News
I could think of one or two candidates

Hat, coat...
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Old Apr 17th 2018, 7:37 pm
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I could think of one or two candidates

Hat, coat...
Nah, no need.

Fossilised tree resin + a fish springs to mind here
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Old Apr 17th 2018, 7:40 pm
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Nah, no need.

Fossilised tree resin + a fish springs to mind here
Yup, May well be a good candidate.
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This made me smile an otherwise successful young lady trying to improve on perfection. Just not possible:


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The sun shone for the first time in months.

But soft, what light through me PVC framed window breaks?
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Old Apr 18th 2018, 9:35 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
The sun shone for the first time in months.

But soft, what light through me PVC framed window breaks?
What's the sun again?
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What's the sun again?
I think it's a bird named Juliet
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I think it's a bird named Juliet
I've been hearing rumours that we might actually see the sun again later in the week. Not today, though.
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