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What was the best thing that happened today?

Discussion in 'Friends and Family' started by bouncingbabyfig, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Hurray for... long term school trips to Anaheim, California! In March!;) my lines completely wrong and I'm so happy! Yaaaay!!:)
    *If you don't know what I 'm talking about, check out a verry merry muppets Christmas bloopers*:D
  2. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

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    Heh heh...good one! :news:

    Best thing today...after a very frustrating night of converting files and running into unexpected problems, I found out my friend's Mac is dying (it's quite old), and she needs Photoshop for her good-enough-to-sell photos (she just got invited to sell her stuff at a good, legit Euro photo site)...sigh.

    So, although it feels like I'm giving up a new kitten, I'm sending her my new used Mac before I get too attached to it despite the quirks. And yes, after the ridiculously stressful night and afternoon I've had, being able to do something nice and useful IS the best thing that's happened. Just hoping paying it forward does indeed work out.
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  3. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Me too, so you get a new used Mac, only to give it away? That's....bitter sweet. :smirk:But I think it's sweet of you doing something like that for your friend! It shows you trully care for her.:) I think that nice guys never finish last.;)
  4. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I'm not selfless. I'll benefit from this too, long-term, since in helping her get her debts paid down I'm moving closer to being able to get the heck out of Tucson. She paid my way years ago when I was unemployed, so I'm returning the favor. I'm no saint, but I do believe in honoring favors, especially when they were freely given in the first place without expectation of payback!

    I already packed the Mac up to mail so I won't even think about it anymore.

    Best thing today...having a box waiting for me last night when I came home of Muppet things sent for my birthday, and staying up all last night to write! :news:
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  5. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Ah! But still is good, no? A good thing that happened to me was, I looked at myself in the mirror and told my self something Ive denied my whole life: I'm beautiful. It's only because for every day of my life, from k-6, I was told I was ugly, I didn't fit in, and that I was fat.:p But since 7th grade, I've been treated differently. I found out who I was partly, and I realized that you don't half to be like everyone to be pretty. You can be unique. So I feel better about myself. Will I win beauty pageants? No. Can I live up to my own expectations and goals and be proud of them? Absolutely. X////X I have no idea why I'm sharing this, but I am.:)
  6. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    The best thing that happened to me...Um...I got punched in the face!:laugh:
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  7. basicallygood

    basicallygood Member

    My friend gave me two Muppet PEZ dispensers (Kermit and Animal) as a late birthday present today. Surprisingly enough, they're the first Muppet merchandise anyone's ever given me, so that made them pretty darn special! :):halo:
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  8. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    My mom brought a cupcake to me XD
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  9. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Awww! Happy Birthday! I used to eat pez all the time! In any case, anything muppetty is pretty dern special!;)
  10. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Why did you get punched? You ate the missing cupcake didn't you?!:eek:
  11. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Haha! Awesome! Did it have sprinkles?:D
  12. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    *looks around* Maaaaaaybeee...
  13. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    Yep. It was a red velvet cupcake with the most amazing...I guess cream cheese icing, it certainly wasnt butter cream, and it had those little round sprinkles on it :D
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  14. bouncingbabyfig

    bouncingbabyfig Well-Known Member

    Yumm! I need to eat something, that sounds good right now! I love Red Velvet!
  15. Fersureitsjess

    Fersureitsjess Active Member

    Yummmmmmmm!:)
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  16. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    After being so stressed out over work, I'm finally going to have a chance to specialize in strokes and be part of a special unit. Yay me!
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  17. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

    Kickbutt Kelly! :excited: Am sure you'll be happier and do very well there!
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