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Topic # 191047 21-Jan-2016 12:41
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As the complete opposite to this fun thread Grrrrrr ,

 

what are the little things in life that make you smile.  Things that make you say:  “yeah, life’s good”.  What gives you warm fuzzies?

 

Our good friend and frequent poster Geektastic had a grizzle in the other thread about cycle races.  This reminded me of the pleasure I got out of watching the BMX races during the 2012 Olympics.  Those pile-ups were awesome.





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  Reply # 1476076 21-Jan-2016 12:45
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Music.

 

Sometimes when you put a good song on you just want to play it on repeat its that good.


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  Reply # 1476077 21-Jan-2016 12:46
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A good quality pen.





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  Reply # 1476083 21-Jan-2016 12:53
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Sunrise




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  Reply # 1476100 21-Jan-2016 13:07
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timmmay:

 

A good quality pen.

 

 

 

 

Yes. My daily favourite is my Fisher AG7. Been round the world numerous times but still looks new and writes brilliantly.

 

The small things that bring most pleasure to me would have to be my dogs though. Better than almost any human I have ever met. They are not exactly small though...

 

A really small thing that gives me huge pleasure would be solitude.






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  Reply # 1476104 21-Jan-2016 13:08
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When my partner and I visit her sister and our youngest neice (nearly 2years old ) pulls the net curtain open and sees us and smiles at us , as we park in the driveway


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  Reply # 1476112 21-Jan-2016 13:13
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A 3x2cm piece of good dark chocolate melting in the mouth (surprising much larger in reality than I thought, but I did measure it for accuracy!)


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  Reply # 1476115 21-Jan-2016 13:15
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When I get home from work and my daughters yell "daddy!", run up and give me a hug. Gets me every time. 


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  Reply # 1476117 21-Jan-2016 13:15
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  Reply # 1476119 21-Jan-2016 13:16
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Today: Plums.

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  Reply # 1476120 21-Jan-2016 13:19
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Someone saying "You look well!" instead of just confirming you're alive. Puts a bounce in my step every time


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floydbloke: what are the little things in life that make you smile. 

 

Anything that annoys Geektastic, which is fairly much everything outside of the UK :-)


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  Reply # 1476123 21-Jan-2016 13:24
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When you are trying to solve a technical problem and you are working through it in a methodical logical fashion when you suddenly have a leap of intuition or whatever that allows you to arrive at the solution much more quickly. And afterwards you sit and think how the hell did my brain make that leap.

 

 

 

Alternatively, when you have been working on an obscure technical problem for a while and you finally hit on the correct combination of google search terms to take you straight to an article that confirms that it is a known problem and there is a solution.       


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  Reply # 1476130 21-Jan-2016 13:44
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Waking up to the sound of tui in the morning.

 

When I lived overseas I missed it so much that I bought a CD of New Zealand native birdsong and used a tui track as the wake-up "music" on my alarm clock for a while.


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  Reply # 1476132 21-Jan-2016 13:45
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family which includes pets.

 

 

 

I was going to say something rude but decided against it.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1476133 21-Jan-2016 13:46
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rain on a tin roof


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