Things that cheer you up

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Things that cheer you up

Postby hippopotamus » 26 May 2017, 21:37

What makes everything better?

Pictures of babies/cats/dogs doing silly things?

A particular album?

Comfort Food?
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Toby » 26 May 2017, 22:08

Kraftwerk, mild psychedelic drugs, reading a really good book, sitting outside in the sun on a midweek whilst everyone else is working, sourdough toast amongst other things.

Truth be told, I've not been "down" for some time apart from that brush with cancer a while back.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby The Great Defector » 26 May 2017, 22:11

The ice cold pint of stout I'm currently drinking in t'pub. Tasty.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Jimbo » 26 May 2017, 23:06

Forcing myself to smile. It works. The bigger my phony smile the better I feel.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Ragye » 26 May 2017, 23:10

The kindness of strangers
Light
Old friends
Gardening
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby nev harp » 26 May 2017, 23:16

The Vile Stuff

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby WG Kaspar » 26 May 2017, 23:29

Robocop
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby martha » 26 May 2017, 23:53

I was pretty disheartened after our Montana election yesterday, and what made me feel better was looking at my kid's art. Children's art is freaking amazing.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Loki » 27 May 2017, 02:28

My niece Opal. Hanging out with her makes everything alright, no matter how sad I get.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Charlie O. » 27 May 2017, 04:50

Someone named Eve dancing in her apartment to old hot jazz records nine-plus years ago.








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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby hippopotamus » 27 May 2017, 06:54

I can do a little show for myself, not unlike wild Eve, there.

Kids are usually a winner, for me.
They're spontaneous and weird and just don't give a Damn.

It struck me as ironic, we had a bad day in work yesterday with a very sick child. And after work, my colleague sent me a picture of his tiny wee nephew in sunglasses to cheer us up. Like hair of the dog.

At the moment baking and running. These things also equal out nicely.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Thang-y » 27 May 2017, 13:30

Ragye wrote:The kindness of strangers
Light
Old friends
Gardening
Hipster Dawg and Thang


:)

I was just coming in to post that it's less of a thing, more of a person, Rayge. And occasionally that Beaste.

But I don't need so much cheering up these days.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 27 May 2017, 13:59

A day without news about a tweet by Mister T.

Any day without experiencing any form of advertising.

Musing abour my upcoming re-reads of Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness and Nostromo.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Charlie O. » 28 May 2017, 02:34

hippopotamus wrote:I can do a little show for myself, not unlike wild Eve, there.

I don't doubt it, gal!



Bride Of Sea Of Tunes wrote:A day without news about a tweet by Mister T.

It's starting to make me nervous, actually.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 28 May 2017, 09:27

Charlie O. wrote:
hippopotamus wrote:I can do a little show for myself, not unlike wild Eve, there.

I don't doubt it, gal!



Bride Of Sea Of Tunes wrote:A day without news about a tweet by Mister T.

It's starting to make me nervous, actually.


:D
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Darkness_Fish » 28 May 2017, 20:44

Countryside walks with my son. He whinges continually about not wanting to go out, then you put him on a hill and he's unstoppably happy; adventuring, spotting random things, chopping at ferns with bits of sticks.

Fresh baked bread. I cheat, using a bread maker, but home-baked bread is a genuine pleasure.

Old goth 12"s, especially of the Alien Sex Fiend variety.

Beer and a bag of crisp by a stretch of water.

Wine and cheese and crackers.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Six String » 28 May 2017, 21:17

Children is my number one answer. They really are spontaneous and they really don't give a damn who's watching or listening (as long as everyone is).

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Flower » 28 May 2017, 22:21

Kittens
Flowers that volunteer themselves in my garden
Found money
A good bakery
Stories with happy endings
Nature ... wild flowers, birds, squirrels ... etc.

Karma getting evil people and/or my enemies.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby souphound » 29 May 2017, 15:10

Charity, especially when unsollicited
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 29 May 2017, 17:20

Threads initiated by girls named Katherine.
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