Little things in life that make you smile

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:52 pm

The £500,000 cake.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-45789759

All that over a cake that retailed at £36.50.

Of all the problems in the world etc, a 4 year court case over a cake.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:25 pm

Selling my dust-gathering PS4 that I really only bought to play Doom for pretty much what I paid for it 2 years ago, and getting my Xbox 360 back off a mate who’d been holding it for me. Have been off sick with a lung infection this week, and it’s been great fun to go through old Gears of War and Sega Rally stuff.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Samba » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:00 am

sendô wrote:The £500,000 cake.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-45789759
All that over a cake that retailed at £36.50.
Of all the problems in the world etc, a 4 year court case over a cake.
I guess that means my 'All Religion Is Bo**ocks' cake, is now also out of the question..

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by AnthraxDave » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:54 pm

Last Wednesday, I gave possibly my worst ever performance at a job interview, for a job in Business Analysis for a fast-growing local Financial company. Didn't expect to hear anything back from them, but they offered me the job on Tuesday after I had left work for the day. I have accepted and, all being well, will be starting on 12th November.

I phoned my Boss to let him know and he was genuinely delighted for me, given that our funding runs out in 6 months.

So this is a Laugh/Cry post because I am leaving the best job I have ever had (Youth Work, Mentoring) after 4.5 years. I have loved every minute of it and have never woken up thinking "Bloody work today" sort of thing. A stark contrast to the previous 9 years of near-constant hell in Local Government. Yet I am finally back into full time work (after finishing my Degree in June) working for a very progressive company on a decent salary (for Hereford!) and career development.

I think my last day might be a bit drunkenly messy :scarfer:

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DaveWHU1964 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:58 pm

That post made me smile Dave.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:19 pm

AnthraxDave wrote:Last Wednesday, I gave possibly my worst ever performance at a job interview
Meh, I turned up half an hour late for my interview at my current firm. :thup:

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Samba » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:34 am

AnthraxDave wrote:Last Wednesday, I gave possibly my worst ever performance at a job interview, for a job in Business Analysis for a fast-growing local Financial company. Didn't expect to hear anything back from them, but they offered me the job on Tuesday after I had left work for the day. I have accepted and, all being well, will be starting on 12th November.
Great news, Dave. Well done, mate.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Tenbury » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:38 am

Dave, your post made me smile.Well done.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by ageing hammer » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:45 am

Great news Dave well done mate :thup: :)

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Eggs'n'nuts » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:16 am

Well done Dave and good luck for the future. :thup:

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:25 am

Plugging in an - ahem - repurposed high spec work laptop into my 4k TV and getting Out Run Coast 2 Coast running at 4k 60fps.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by S-H » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:28 am

What a game that was/is!!

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:14 am

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:11 pm

Street Tuff by Rebel MC feat Double Trouble
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Buffalo Stance by Neneh Cherry

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by prophet:marginal » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:49 am

Neneh Cherry definitely makes me smile.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by vietnammer » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:29 am

Seeing yet another 'motivational' life-meme on FB attributed to Bruce Lee, and someone comes straight up with the same 'quote' attributed to Warren Buffet.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:24 am

vietnammer wrote:Seeing yet another 'motivational' life-meme on FB attributed to Bruce Lee, and someone comes straight up with the same 'quote' attributed to Warren Buffet.
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by S-H » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:28 am

sendô wrote:Canada legalising Weed.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45806255

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by vietnammer » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:58 am

Sendo: I responded witn that one, only with a pic of Einstein. Lincoln works better imo.

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