What has made you happy today

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby TheLotusEater193 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:24 pm

Text from my brother:
"I'm not good at saying this whole emotional big brother speech, but I just want to say that things may be shit now with work, but believe me when I say that any problem you have I can and will fix if you need me to. Thank you for coming to me, sorry I took so long to eat my chicken x"

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(He had to finish his chicken burger before speaking to me)

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby NeglectedField » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:25 pm

FlorenceTheMachine wrote:My right ear has been completely blocked for the best part of a week. Thought I was going to have to get my ear syringed but after almost a week of garlic cloves and poultices it finally popped earlier today and my hearing has returned to normal.

Very boring story but it made me very fucking happy.


Getting your ears syringed isn't so bad. You have to obviously make sure to soften up the wax with oil (or as I prefer some over the counter stuff) 2 weeks beforehand but the procedure isn't so bad. It's basically like getting your ears fucked with water.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Jim » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:45 pm

It's a really weird sensation but it's satisfying as all hell when you empty your ears after a while - they remain kinda blocked full of water for about 10mins after - hold your head to the side and it pours out, feels awesome.
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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby NeglectedField » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:53 pm

Yep, and everything's crystal clear after.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby FlorenceTheMachine » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:21 pm

Sounds like a literal eargasm. I am now slightly disappointed that the blockage has cleared.

I will admit that initially, the thought of the procedure didn't conjure up pleasant images but what was freaking me out more was that I had an almost very damaging middle ear infection as a child and every time anything goes haywire with the ears I instantly assume the worst.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Smindas » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:47 pm

Womble wrote:Just make a speech like Don Draper. It doesn't matter what you say, but your impact will be so heavy that they'll be all like "Shit, have some money and a bar in your office! Also, you have an office now."

That'd be awesome. It's fine, I made a lot of nervous dad jokes and it seemed to go alright. Fucking nerve-wracking though.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Owen » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:09 pm

Mike Scalzi responded to my question on Reddit! :D
Turbo wrote:Got to be honest, in comparison to pizza you can get take away or at restaurants - shop bought pizza is shit. Had another doner kebab pizza today. Shit is off the fucking chain.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Nantha » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:32 pm

Two pieces of coursework finished and a day off school tomorrow, which has resulted in a full days work at West London uni doing some techy stuff for their open day.

Not only that but I applied to an agency today specialising in providing live sound engineers for corporate events and they want to meet me asap :D

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby NeglectedField » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:37 pm

FlorenceTheMachine wrote:Sounds like a literal eargasm. I am now slightly disappointed that the blockage has cleared.

I will admit that initially, the thought of the procedure didn't conjure up pleasant images but what was freaking me out more was that I had an almost very damaging middle ear infection as a child and every time anything goes haywire with the ears I instantly assume the worst.


I had grommets and all that. You'll be fine.

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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Moonburp » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:39 pm

Watched the Dispatches on how sewage gets into floodwater. Very thankful I don't live in a flood-prone area.
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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Moonburp » Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:36 am

Took Andrew WK's advice and wore sunglasses in the shower.

Everyone needs to do this at least once.
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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Tet » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:18 pm

TheLotusEater193 wrote:Text from my brother:
"believe me when I say that any problem you have I can and will fix if you need me to"

:yes:
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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Tet » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:20 pm

NeglectedField wrote:Getting your ears syringed isn't so bad. You have to obviously make sure to soften up the wax with oil

Actually no you don't. My doctor told me to do one at a time, so I only softened the wax in one ear. When I got to the clinic, they said they couldn't see any reason not to do both ears there and then so they did. Worked a treat. The difference between before and after was quite astounding.
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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Matty_the_Emo_Slayer » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:21 pm

Owen wrote:Mike Scalzi responded to my question on Reddit! :D


What did you ask him?



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Re: What has made you happy today

Postby Owen » Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:13 pm

Matty_the_Emo_Slayer wrote:
Owen wrote:Mike Scalzi responded to my question on Reddit! :D


What did you ask him?



Anyway, Sisters Of Mercy in Belfast in July!


I would tell you but then everyone would know my Reddit username! :lol:
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