Little things in life that make you smile

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:58 pm

^ My favourites are the Gandhi ones.

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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 FreeWheeling » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:01 pm

had a cracking weekend
Meal out with the Mrs in the very nice Pheasant Inn Salisbury on Friday
Away trip on Sat at Staines to watch a 3 nil Basingstoke win, followed by a quick trip down to Dover (dover being the shittest part of the weekend)
Early morning trip across the water to Belgium
Paid respects to our old Capt who died during WW1 then popped in to the local football club next to the cemetery , TSC Proven, who were most welcoming, loads of beers and laughs with the locals
Then off to Ypres, where we laid wreaths during the Last Post ceremony
cracking meal in the evening with plenty more beer and laughs

Monday , I showed the lads come of the sights and cemeteries in Ypres
then a good journey back

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:49 am

Having just 38 days left to work in 2018. :scarfer:

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:04 am

One of our 3 regular snooker night lads brought his 13 year old son with him again last night, only for the second time. Watching the improvement in his game was quite astonishing. Could hardly hit a ball the first time he came, but was getting runs of 4/5 balls last night.

Ah, to be 13 again, and capable of learning things...

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by view from the shires » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:46 pm

AnthraxDave wrote: 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:
Never thought I would see progressive, decent and Hereford in the same sentence. I'm originally from Ledbury so I get the drunkenly messy bit. :D

Congratulations BTW.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by pablo jaye » Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:32 pm

DasNutNock wrote:One of our 3 regular snooker night lads brought his 13 year old son with him again last night, only for the second time. Watching the improvement in his game was quite astonishing. Could hardly hit a ball the first time he came, but was getting runs of 4/5 balls last night.

Ah, to be 13 again, and capable of learning things...
You can still learn .... as my 98 year old Grandad tells me ‘every day is a learning day!’

By and large, I reckon I learn something new everyday, even if it is something minute, like what programme someone at work watched last night. OK, not everything is useful but if you develop the mindset that you can learn, then it s more likely that you do.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:01 pm

Serving suggestions on pre-prepared food. "Serves 2". Yeah, righto. Is that a suggestion or a challenge?

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by CMNinja » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:24 am

We had a decorator start at ours this morning and I kept thinking 'I recognise this bloke' - finally it hit me - he's the spit of Pat Mustard from Father Ted.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by WHU Independent » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:22 am

Setting off on a trip to Dublin to see some old mates :)

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Hammer1972 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:29 am

pablo jaye wrote:
By and large, I reckon I learn something new everyday, even if it is something minute, like what programme someone at work watched last night.
You can't really class the receiving of information like that as 'learning', not by any reasonable definition.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by EssexIron » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:52 pm

sendô wrote:Serving suggestions on pre-prepared food. "Serves 2". Yeah, righto. Is that a suggestion or a challenge?

Thats just so they can put the calories, fat content, salt etc as per portion on the front of the box so it doesnt look as bad for you as it is.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by FreeWheeling » Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:25 pm

sendô wrote:Serving suggestions on pre-prepared food. "Serves 2". Yeah, righto. Is that a suggestion or a challenge?
serves 2 people of one fat b*stard would be perfect packaging, who is going to pick up a product that has that

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by warp » Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:06 pm

my phone's suggested word when i type "bo": bong
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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:07 pm

Quite Interesting

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In 2015, Swindon police apologised for using their sirens unnecessarily on a residential street - they were trying to settle a debate among a group of four-year-olds as to whether the noise is "woo-woo" or "nee-nah".
Well which is it?????

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by sendô » Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:42 pm

Every fool know that it's NEE-NAW.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by DasNutNock » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:09 pm

My 8 year old just did a 32 minute 5k. Room for improvement but pleased nonetheless.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Greatest Cockney Rip Off » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:21 pm

I was sitting on the train this morning thinking about nothing and everything when a random memory popped into my head about the time when we were audtioning for a guitarist. Me and a drummer were trying to get a trio going for pub gigs and such and decided to interview some guitarist / singers. We decided to do this in my front room rather than splashing out on a rehearsal studio (we were skint at the time, having just left school). Anyway, this fella turns up, nice enough bloke with his missus in tow. Me and him are discussing the set list during which time the drummer farted. Now I dunno about you, but I've got a real toilet sense of humour and this just happened to give me the giggles. It wasn't a rip-roarer, it was one of them ones where when you hear it, you aren't sure if it actually was a fart or a noisy chair.

I looked at him, and by the grin he was trying to stifle I knew the b*stard had farted. Anyway, I'm starting get get the giggles now and I can hear him trying to cover up his giggling too. Meanwhile, the bloke and his missus are completely oblivious and he's carrying on talking about the setlist songs and gigs etc. The only thing I can liken it to was the scene from the Life of Brian where he's going on about Biggus Dickus.

Eventually, to remove myself from the situation I offer to make teas and run out into the kitchen where the tears are rolling down my face not only at the thought of the drummer farting but of him having to try and sit there conversing with this fella about the band. I'm bent over double laughing my b*llocks off when I turn round and he's stood next to me in the kitchen holding his knackers so as he doesn't wet himself from laughing, tears pouring down his face. We were there for a good 3 or 4 minutes not saying a word, just laughing - at one point I thought I was going to have a coronary.

Anyway, we then realise we can't just leave them both in the front room on their own so I say to him that he's got to go back in and keep them entertained, as I'm supposed to be making tea. We then start arguing over who has to go back, in-between long gusts of stifled laughter. He eventually agrees but just before he goes to head back he laughs again and a huge jet of snot shoots out of his nose. That's it for me, I'm on the floor like an immobilised cockroach hardly able to breathe from laughing and he's on his knees, with more tears, snot and dribble coming out of his mouth. Another few minutes and we eventually compose ourselves.

The next twenty minutes were hell. I couldn't look at the drummer because I know what'd happen. I dunno what this guitarist and his missus thought but they never came back again. I wonder why.

It did bring a smile to my face remembering that, was getting some weird looks from other commuters as to why I was grinning like an idiot.

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by Eggs'n'nuts » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:30 pm

GCRO. My type of humour. That's had me rolling!

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Re: Little things in life that make you smile

Post by S-H » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:31 pm

Eggs'n'nuts wrote:GCRO. My type of humour. That's had me rolling!
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