Things that cheer you up

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Goat Boy » 30 May 2017, 11:39

A dog with its head out a car window

Kids being joyously happy with something trivial

Cats

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby kewl klive » 30 May 2017, 11:57

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby The Great Defector » 30 May 2017, 12:22

We got a "proper bo I tell thee" coffee machine in our office. So far, so free, but time will tell if it continues being free. Damn fine coffee.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby WG Kaspar » 30 May 2017, 12:58

The Great Defector wrote:We got a "proper bo I tell thee" coffee machine in our office. So far, so free, but time will tell if it continues being free. Damn fine coffee.

Markus, you wouldn't know fine coffee if it bit you in the arse mate.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby The Great Defector » 30 May 2017, 13:04

WG Kaspar wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:We got a "proper bo I tell thee" coffee machine in our office. So far, so free, but time will tell if it continues being free. Damn fine coffee.

Markus, you wouldn't know fine coffee if it bit you in the arse mate.


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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby fange » 30 May 2017, 13:08

Amongst many things....

An icy beer on a hot day.

Playing sports.

Running with my i-pod.

Hugging my wife.

Laughing with my kids.

Playing with my cats.

Listening to music.

Music shopping.

Reading a book i'm enjoying.

Seeing my students smile.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby The Great Defector » 30 May 2017, 13:24

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 30 May 2017, 18:32

WG Kaspar wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:We got a "proper bo I tell thee" coffee machine in our office. So far, so free, but time will tell if it continues being free. Damn fine coffee.

Markus, you wouldn't know fine coffee if it bit you in the arse mate.


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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby pcqgod » 30 May 2017, 19:13

exploring/discovering new towns/road/nature trails
seeing a bunch of packages from record stores in the mail
wildlife
toys
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby hippopotamus » 30 May 2017, 19:27

Seeing a dog. Especially big dogs; the more improbable-looking the better. I love dogs of a certain size who seem just sort of tolerant of their lot in life. They just get on with it. But then there are also the stupidly happy ones, who are happy for no reason in particular.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Quaco » 16 Jun 2017, 08:41

Yeah, dogs. All dogs.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Thang-y » 16 Jun 2017, 08:48

Not all dogs.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Nick » 16 Jun 2017, 09:57

My wife.
New Orleans trad jazz.
A really good pork pie.
Clive James.
Alcohol.
The books of Richmal Crompton & PG Wodehouse.
David Niven.
Flying with Emirates.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby hippopotamus » 22 Jun 2017, 20:44

Nick wrote:My wife.
New Orleans trad jazz.
A really good pork pie.
Clive James.
Alcohol.
The books of Richmal Crompton & PG Wodehouse.
David Niven.
Flying with Emirates.



Yes.
All of these things.


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/18/stop-the-world-i-need-a-break

I read this today, too. Also reasonable list. Also specifies Wodehouse. He is the best at that.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Diamond Dog » 22 Jun 2017, 20:50

Billy Connolly
A decent Malbec
Revisiting an old musical favourite you've neglected for years
Going to the theatre
Cornwall
Finishing work
Finishing work early
A good drink with a few mates
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Jeemo » 22 Jun 2017, 22:55

A smile off a baby
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby sloopjohnc » 22 Jun 2017, 22:57

Jeemo wrote:A smile off a baby


Good one.

Even if they're just passing gas?
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Jeemo » 22 Jun 2017, 22:58

sloopjohnc wrote:
Jeemo wrote:A smile off a baby


Good one.

Even if they're just passing gas?


Some days, I'll take that.
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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Polishgirl » 22 Jun 2017, 23:03

Loads of things.

Obviously animals, especially dogs and cats

The ultimate cheering up sight is dogs running free on beaches. It's joyous.

Babies- I LOVE babies. Never wanted any of my own, of course. And toddlers- I especially love that wide leggedy cowboy gait they have when they start to walk .

A nice cup of tea, because I am aged and British.

A text or a chat or a visit with my nieces because they are aces.

A nice cuddle from somebody I like, but it's only a choice few people- I generally don't like physical contact; it's a bit awkward and yucky.

A sniff of a favourite perfume.

The Harry Enfield Mr Cholmondley Warner football sketch.

And a never fail solution- pantomime horses/ cows.

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Re: Things that cheer you up

Postby Nick » 23 Jun 2017, 09:05

Diamond Dog wrote:Billy Connolly
A decent Malbec
Going to the theatre


Yep.

One of my favourite memories of childhood is one night when I must have been five or six. I was unable to sleep, and crept downstairs to find my mum & dad watching Billy Connolly on the TV. At first I thought something was wrong, as they both had tears streaming from their eyes and appeared to be convulsed in distress on the settee. The first time I'd ever seen people absolutely helpless with laughter,

And then my dad was frantically scrambling to turn the sound on the TV off, as Billy was dropping swearwords all over the place... :D
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