Surely something good happened to you today

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by rhubarbodendron, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. rhubarbodendron

    rhubarbodendron Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Woke up with a migraine, was too busy to do anything against it and now it got pissed at getting ignored and went away =)
     
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  2. bbailey861

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    I saw that someone reached out and I was happy to take that hand
     
  3. Gary Mitchell

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    That's a good way to treat it.
     
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  4. Velocity

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    I was finally able to visit a new local used book store. My goal is to visit every book store possible.
     
  5. rhubarbodendron

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    A life without books is possible but not desirable.
    My good thing today is a bit mean: an intolerably arrogant and rude colleague got pensioned off yesterday and as from today a very friendly young colleague takes over. The whole office is in partying mood :beer:
     
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  6. Think

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    I must say that apple updated the os to 13 and my iPad didn't make the cut... So tonight while trying to reinstall iMovie it was not happening. The new version is for 13 not 12. Giving me large quantities of the for non-digital art and also some extra cleaning time for the bathroom.. with much needed time spent productively .. it was also a chance for me to practice my anger resolution skills concerning the human concept of capitalism and its obsessional tendency that happens to these types of social constructions.

    It was a great experience.. and day.
     
  7. rhubarbodendron

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    I'm in the habit of taking at least one offline-day per week. It's incredibly relaxing.
    Your OS-prob reminds me that I still have a HDD to install in my backup computer where it's to take the place of a mechanically damaged one. But it's been waiting for a month now, it can easily wait another one.
     
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  8. Sibyl

    Sibyl Caffeine Pill Popper Rear Admiral

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    Rather proud of myself. I demoed the cabinets in my garage. I'm making space to put my lumber storage there as well as completely insulating and remodeling my garage into a proper woodshop.

    I'll be putting in a drop ceiling later this weekend (or at least beginning to put it up).
     
  9. JirinPanthosa

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    Out of context quote from party I went to today:

    “Well, we’re all here, and so is the blowtorch!”
     
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  10. Doom Shepherd

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    I just had the conversation with my boss that I'd been dreading elsewhere in this forum.
    It went ENTIRELY a different way than I had expected it to go.
    In my FAVOR.

    He started by apologizing to me for not having given me more work.
    Turns out, I was poached from my old position partially for a skill set I DID NOT HAVE, and of course nobody ever bothered to ask about. They just assumed "X, because Y," despite X and Y having no real relationship, and my only ever having received training to do Y. I am GOOD at Y, but my X skills are all self-taught and minimal, while what they really needed was an EXPERT at X.

    So now the only question is what are they going to do with me in April when my boss's position goes away. My boss is making recommendations to the Provost, because my Y skills are valuable in and of themselves. But that's months away, and a worry for another day.
     
  11. Discofan

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    I beat my personal 5x5x5 Rubik's cube record: 4 minutes and 10 seconds!!!
     
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  12. Mr. Laser Beam

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    It doesn't even take that long if you use a screwdriver. :evil:
     
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  13. Velocity

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    My husband took me to a nice jewelry store today and bought me a buncha bling for Christmas. He's a sweetie.
     
  14. Sibyl

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    Pretty sure I foiled the plans of a package thief this evening and even got a clear picture of their car, make, model, and license plate. I called them in.
     
  15. Gary Mitchell

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    Good for you.:techman:
     
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  16. rhubarbodendron

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    ^^ Good catch =) Stealing packages so shortly before Christmas- in effect stealing other people's presents - is about the lowest crime I can imagine. Serves the idiots right if they get caught and put behind bars for Christmas.

    @Doom Shepherd: Congratulations!! Now you can have a relaxed and happy Christmas and your well-deserved vacation!
     
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  17. Discofan

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    I got news from a friend who was sick lately and he seems to be much better.
     
  18. Velocity

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    The boys left the house to get haircuts this afternoon.Then they shopped a while. Quiet house!!! Joy!
     
  19. rhubarbodendron

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    I'm done with the official cookie baking! YAY! Only a few cheese cookies to make for my janitor on Thursday (he doesn't like sweets), and the dried fruit balls (no baking required).
     
  20. XCV330

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    I ate a calzone with my wife. I mean, we didn't both eat the same calzone, but we had lunch together. Lunch date. Calzone. Good day.