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Old 03-22-2013, 01:22 PM   #41
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:23 PM   #42
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Here's the obligatory Everything is Amazing and Nobody is Happy video:

"Everything is amazing and nobody is happy" - Video Dailymotion
Very funny Louis CK bit, thanks...
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:57 PM   #43
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Would be a waste of time IMO and not the main topic of this thread. I much prefer to think positive and remain positive. It's Friday, I came back home early for lunch, no more patients to see today, enjoying a beer. Enjoying my time off and feeling happy !
So glad you are relaxing, enjoying your time off, and feeling happy! Life is good and meant to be enjoyed.

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I've been happy pretty much every day since retiring.
It's a goal worth attaining.
Now the normal happy stuff is just icing on the cake - sunshine, garden seeds starting to grow, the anticipation of a great garden this year and so much more.
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So glad you are relaxing, enjoying your time off, and feeling happy! Life is good and meant to be enjoyed.

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Many of our members use this function quite a bit, actually! Some of our members are ignored by so many, that it is amazing. Hope this helps to make everyone's happy day even happier.
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:04 PM   #46
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Who? What? Was somebody there?

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Old 03-22-2013, 05:44 PM   #47
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Which part of the word "fertilizer" (aka horseh#t) don't you understand? :-)

Moving on...
Yes, and initially I used the 'fertilizer' euphemism to convey 'worthless', but as I reflected in a later post, I do see things like this as worse than worthless. Like in the 'green movement', many seem to let symbolism substitute for substance. And then they congratulate themselves for 'doing something', but they did nothing, and there was an opportunity cost.

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Why not take it up with him/her in the first place? Again, I think most were questioning the UN as the source more than anything else.
Would be a waste of time IMO and not the main topic of this thread. I much prefer to think positive and remain positive. ...
To my mind, exposing what we may see as false positives is being positive. Keeping with the 'green movement' example, I'm not going to rah-rah for something that I know won't help anyone. That gives false hopes, and distracts from doing real good.

At any rate, the 'fertilizer' comment was clearly directed at the content, it wasn't anything personal. I'm not sure why you decided to turn to personal comments in some your posts, that hardly aligns with someone who says they prefer to be 'positive'.

Oh well, I'm still happy, expect to happy all evening, and the rest of the weekend. We'll see how it goes from there, but I kind of see a happy trend.

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Thank you. I have been thinking of using the "ignore" function for a specific poster but I also believe in the freedom of speech. When it gets too hard I just keep silent and enjoy a second beer :-)
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Thank you. I have been thinking of using the "ignore" function for a specific poster but I also believe in the freedom of speech. When it gets too hard I just keep silent and enjoy a second beer :-)
You're welcome, and I hope it is helpful to know that option is available. I like your method of dealing with these issues, too, and often use that method myself (with water instead of beer, in my case).
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:26 PM   #50
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I was feeling quite happy this evening.

... and then I read this thread
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Thank you. I have been thinking of using the "ignore" function for a specific poster but I also believe in the freedom of speech. When it gets too hard I just keep silent and enjoy a second beer :-)
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:28 AM   #52
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There's so much to be happy about.
At a fundamental level, it's wonderful to be breathing.
Being retired, I'm happy, every day because I don't have to participate in the rat race.
I'm happy when I can prepare my eggs without getting egg shells in them.
I could list things all day, and I have the time to do it.

Happiness is a condition to be fostered and promoted.
An amazing quality of happiness, I've found, is that if I can make someone else happy, it makes me feel happy too.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:21 AM   #53
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I've been holding my 5-day old granddaughter for the last hour. My DW got to be in the delivery room with DD, and I got to meet our first grandchild moments later, and all are healthy. We are blessed and very, very happy.
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:01 AM   #54
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I've been holding my 5-day old granddaughter for the last hour. My DW got to be in the delivery room with DD, and I got to meet our first grandchild moments later, and all are healthy. We are blessed and very, very happy.
Congratulations! Spoiling grandchildren is so much fun, and is also a way to get back at the kids.
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That's the type of news I love to read. Congratulations to everyone !
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Another happy day for me... My girlfriend is coming to live with me in the next few weeks. Yes !
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She is a nurse, she is very independent, smart, and strong minded. She already told me she will keep working. I guess she will manage her own budget. I already told her she has free rent here.
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Another happy day for me... My girlfriend is coming to live with me in the next few weeks. Yes !
Felicitations! I hope you will both be very happy together. This opens up many possibilities, including wedding bells and little obgyns..........
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Another happy day for me... My girlfriend is coming to live with me in the next few weeks. Yes !
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