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  Reply # 1476142 21-Jan-2016 13:56
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Sounddude: rain on a tin roof

 

And the related "smell of rain hitting hot concrete".


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  Reply # 1476189 21-Jan-2016 14:53
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Large snow flakes falling.

 

The dull silence of snow.

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1476191 21-Jan-2016 14:58
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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.

 

 

 

 

I love the dawn chorus.





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Take My Advice, Pull Down Your Pants And Slide On The Ice!

 

 


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  Reply # 1476192 21-Jan-2016 15:00
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Walking, taken for granted but easily taken.





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  Reply # 1476198 21-Jan-2016 15:10
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Saving money by fixing stuff instead of buying replacements or paying someone.

 

Recent successes:

 

  • Fault: LED clock on oven showed spurious digits, oven wouldn’t turn on.
  • Repair: pulled it to bits, electronic module consisted of one chip and a single capacitor, impossible to do any scientific diagnosis, soldered in a fresh capacitor, fixed.
  • Savings – hundreds, if not a couple of thousand 
  • Fault: smashed microwave turntable (by turning it on without anything in it, but that’s another story)
  • Repair: had an old one lying around from a different make model with different size ‘cog’, hacked it with a dremel tool/glass grinding bit
  • Savings: about $60 
  • Fault: thumbstick down-button failed on XBOX360 controller
  • Repair: bought replacement joystick from DX for $2 and soldered it in
  • Saving: about $60




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  Reply # 1476263 21-Jan-2016 16:42
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When these threads are deleted.


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  Reply # 1476394 21-Jan-2016 20:08
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muppet:

When these threads are deleted.



When I see fellow a GZ member's posts matching so perfectly with their username.

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  Reply # 1476397 21-Jan-2016 20:11
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Reading a post, and it giving me an audible chuckle


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  Reply # 1476399 21-Jan-2016 20:15
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When I login and Google tells me I am not a robot:

 

 

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When PeterReader doesn't go all cynical on you.

 

 

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  Reply # 1476401 21-Jan-2016 20:20
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Manners


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  Reply # 1476446 21-Jan-2016 22:07
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Dratsab:

 

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 :-)

 

 

 

 

Oh trust me, plenty there annoys me too.  






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  Reply # 1476450 21-Jan-2016 22:13
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When someone says a simple "Thank you."

 

 

 

I'll go out of my way to make the customer happy if they were rude or nice, but it makes it all worth it when one person says thanks. 





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  Reply # 1476456 21-Jan-2016 23:09
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A nice, cold, very hoppy craft beer at the end of a difficult week.

 

Writing with a nice pen. A proper ink one, not roller ball, or even worse a crummy biro.

 

Being mugged by the GF's cat.


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  Reply # 1476461 21-Jan-2016 23:28
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The lovely smile on the face of my very dear friend as I explained the choice of her birthday present.

 

 

 

 


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