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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
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    Indie Kid
    Things that made you smile
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    • 6th Jan 14, 1:31 PM
    Things that made you smile 6th Jan 14 at 1:31 PM
    We have a what's irritating you thread, and I think we need a thread for things that have made us smile, etc.

    Me - well, we have a puppy who is now 8 months. I let her out this morning and was hoping to keep the door open for her to come in. But it was too windy. I was stood by the door waiting for her, expecting to see her come down the steps.

    I then heard a tap at the door. She'd come down the steps, which I hadn't seen and tapped to be let in. She also taps to go out.
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 22nd Mar 17, 3:52 PM
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    colinw
    Blimey! In Nepal! Must be a zoo escapee. It looked genuine.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I reckon they knicked it's moped and boy were they going to pay for it!
    • Penitent
    • By Penitent 22nd Mar 17, 8:36 PM
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    Penitent
    It is weird. I tried googling, but couldn't find the reason.

    It's got a few fronds which I suppose is the fringe bit, but I just don't get the sarcastic bit.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Mr Attenborough said it's because it's rather short-tempered, but that's not really the same as being sarcastic.

    What I picture when I hear sarcastic fringehead:

    • bushbaby1103
    • By bushbaby1103 22nd Mar 17, 8:49 PM
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    bushbaby1103
    The discovery that there is a fish called a sarcastic fringehead.
    Originally posted by Penitent
    Have you seen the size of that gob, though? Jesus
    NOT Today, Satan.
    • Meg x
    • By Meg x 23rd Mar 17, 4:22 PM
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    Meg x
    My daughter sent me a whatsapp video of my 18 month old granddaughter this morning...she'll eat anything, so my daughter (cruel mother..lol) gave her a lemon....her face was a picture..

    5 minutes later she sent me another video of her, happily sucking said lemon...weird child..
    ''Embrace the glorious mess that you are''

    Elizabeth Gilbert

    ''The world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust''
    J.M. Barrie
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 23rd Mar 17, 6:08 PM
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    Pyxis
    My daughter sent me a whatsapp video of my 18 month old granddaughter this morning...she'll eat anything, so my daughter (cruel mother..lol) gave her a lemon....her face was a picture..

    5 minutes later she sent me another video of her, happily sucking said lemon...weird child..
    Originally posted by Meg x
    I like lemons!




    (But then, I do be weird! )
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • Meg x
    • By Meg x 23rd Mar 17, 6:32 PM
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    Meg x
    I like lemons!




    (But then, I do be weird! )
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I do too Pyx - maybe she's inherited my weird tastes in food..
    ''Embrace the glorious mess that you are''

    Elizabeth Gilbert

    ''The world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust''
    J.M. Barrie
    • colinw
    • By colinw 26th Mar 17, 5:32 PM
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    Jermaine Defoe getting a goal for England. I never thought I would be happy at a Sunderland player scoring for England but he is a class act, he has been brilliant with the young lad Bradley Lowery who has terminal cancer. Sunderland have had their fair share of scummy players lately but Defoe is a class act on and off the pitch.
    • colinw
    • By colinw 27th Mar 17, 6:21 PM
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    Johnny Lyndon being interviewed about his new book on the Simon Mayo show. Barmy but brilliant and entertaining and interesting.
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 27th Mar 17, 6:58 PM
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    DigForVictory
    Seeing the cherry trees right on the verge of blossom in town today. I'll miss the very start, but there's all next week to look forward to.
    (I adore cherry blossom. Wildly, absurdly generous, almost totally pointless and reduced to browning fluff in days, but heartbreaking beautiful in full fling.)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 27th Mar 17, 7:47 PM
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    Pyxis
    Seeing the cherry trees right on the verge of blossom in town today. I'll miss the very start, but there's all next week to look forward to.
    (I adore cherry blossom. Wildly, absurdly generous, almost totally pointless and reduced to browning fluff in days, but heartbreaking beautiful in full fling.)
    Originally posted by DigForVictory
    Let's hope the petals aren't those flesh-eating ones.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • quoia
    • By quoia 2nd Apr 17, 2:11 AM
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    quoia
    FANTASTIC

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/travel/2017/04/budget-airlines-to-offer-discounts-if-you-help-clean-the-plane-upon-arrival?_ga=1.237107904.1977286955.1491004186
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
    ‹(•Ώ•)› Those that understand binary and those that do not!


    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
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    • quoia
    • By quoia 2nd Apr 17, 2:21 AM
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    quoia
    And a VERY DIFFERENT kind of smile

    The state of Arkansas is to execute 8 death-row inmates - 2 per day over 4 consecutive days in early April .......



    ..... because the required drugs are reaching their BEST BEFORE DATE !!!

    Only in the USA
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
    ‹(•Ώ•)› Those that understand binary and those that do not!


    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
    (11)A104.28S94.98O112.46N86.73D101.02(12)J130.63F126.76M134.38A200.98M156.30J95.56J102.85A175.93
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 2nd Apr 17, 5:32 AM
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    Pyxis
    Very good, but 2 hours and eleven minutes out of time!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • quoia
    • By quoia 2nd Apr 17, 4:41 PM
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    quoia
    Very good, but 2 hours and eleven minutes out of time!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I actually saw it just a few minutes after it was posted, well before I went to bed on "Friday" night.

    Decided to post the link here during Saturday morning but had all sorts of laptop issues, an update to the anti-virus software overnight failed such that it had gone AWOL
    Still not properly resolved despite removal and re-installed TWICE
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
    ‹(•Ώ•)› Those that understand binary and those that do not!


    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
    (11)A104.28S94.98O112.46N86.73D101.02(12)J130.63F126.76M134.38A200.98M156.30J95.56J102.85A175.93
    S ω6.59 so far ..
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 2nd Apr 17, 7:24 PM
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    Pyxis
    I actually saw it just a few minutes after it was posted, well before I went to bed on "Friday" night.

    Decided to post the link here during Saturday morning but had all sorts of laptop issues, an update to the anti-virus software overnight failed such that it had gone AWOL
    Still not properly resolved despite removal and re-installed TWICE
    Originally posted by quoia
    Aw! I can sympathise. I've been having internet probs too, and some when I was trying to post April Fool stuff.
    You're forgiven then!

    And yes, it was funny!
    I wouldn't have minded helping to do the safety instructions!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • quoia
    • By quoia 2nd Apr 17, 10:40 PM
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    quoia
    And a VERY DIFFERENT kind of smile

    The state of Arkansas is to execute 8 death-row inmates - 2 per day over 4 consecutive days in early April .......



    ..... because the required drugs are reaching their BEST BEFORE DATE !!!

    Only in the USA
    Originally posted by quoia
    An "update" with yet another wry smile

    Not sure if it is a little like "jury service" but apparently an execution requires 6 witnesses.

    Again not 100% sure, but presumably this number excludes any/all medical staff, jailers, prison/state governor, police, priests, lawyers and maybe any family members of the inmate facing execution or those related to the crime(s) resulting in this punishment.

    That being said, it looks like 6 members of the general public are required to VOLUNTEER to witness the execution and presumably you need a DIFFERENT 6 for each one ......

    ... because at present they cannot find enough people for all these to take place (only 1, maybe 2) in the time scale the state of Arkansas had planned
    There are 10 types of people in the world. ‹(•Ώ•)›
    ‹(•Ώ•)› Those that understand binary and those that do not!


    Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ................. I came, I saw, I PURCHASED
    (11)A104.28S94.98O112.46N86.73D101.02(12)J130.63F126.76M134.38A200.98M156.30J95.56J102.85A175.93
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    • Piscean1991
    • By Piscean1991 3rd Apr 17, 4:25 PM
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    I have got my first teaching job for September
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 6th Apr 17, 2:45 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    The way my dog searches out a bit of shade when we stop outside but when at home he lies down where the sun is streaming through the window
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 865.3
    This week 67.1
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 18th Apr 17, 2:29 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    2 things that brought a smile to my grizzled face today

    Found 2 pairs of walking boots in the cupboard that I had forgotten that I had bought so it was like getting them for nothing

    Bought a pair of trousers today, 2 waist sizes smaller than I last bought, really brought home just how much weight that I have lost
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 865.3
    This week 67.1
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 18th Apr 17, 6:03 PM
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    OldMotherTucker
    When the Head chef is away and you yell out "Shield wall!" and everyone scrambles for the biggest pan lids!!
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