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« on: March 15, 2018, 11:19:15 am »

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43414145
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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2018, 11:28:13 am »


Have to be honest. These things piss me off.

Who feels 'happy' from the get go? It's not a normal state of mind.

Don't get me wrong, there are a lot of things that make me happy, but if I already felt happy beforehand, the things that currently make me happy would be just 'meh'. It would suck the joy out of the world.

And how miserable would that be?
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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2018, 11:45:58 am »


Probably a cultural thing - they're more likely to say they're happy for whatever reason.

I'm surprised the UK came out as high as it did considering we like moaning so much.

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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2018, 11:49:13 am »

Probably a cultural thing - they're more likely to say they're happy for whatever reason.

I'm surprised the UK came out as high as it did considering we like moaning so much.

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Moaning is one of the things I'd include in the 'things that make me happy' list.
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2018, 11:52:41 am »

Moaning is one of the things I'd include in the 'things that make me happy' list.

Well there you go.

Guy comes up with a clipboard, and asks you if you're happy. You say 'no I'm not , I'm fucking miserable, piss off.'

He fills out his clipboard and walks away leaving you on cloud nine. Just by doing that survey they have probably made Britain a happier place than anywhere on earth.

It's a crap methodology. Who do I complain to?

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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2018, 11:56:25 am »

Well there you go.

Guy comes up with a clipboard, and asks you if you're happy. You say 'no I'm not , I'm fucking miserable, piss off.'

He fills out his clipboard and walks away leaving you on cloud nine. Just by doing that survey they have probably made Britain a happier place than anywhere on earth.

It's a crap methodology. Who do I complain to?

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Yup. Telling people with a clipboard to fuck off is definitely on the happy list.
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« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2018, 12:05:07 pm »

On a point of order, if you're doing it right it's not 'moaning' -- it's 'whingeing'.

Stand at ease. Carry on whingeing.
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« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2018, 12:07:11 pm »

On a point of order, if you're doing it right it's not 'moaning' -- it's 'whingeing'.

Stand at ease. Carry on whingeing.

Yeah but 'whingeing' is one of those words, that even though you've spelt (spelled - there's a sub-topic) it right, it looks like you haven't.

Not going near it mate.
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« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2018, 12:11:21 pm »

Yeah but 'whingeing' is one of those words, that even though you've spelt (spelled - there's a sub-topic) it right, it looks like you haven't.

Not going near it mate.

Typical whinge, right there.
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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2018, 12:14:06 pm »

Typical whinge, right there.

See...now the verb 'whinge' looks okay, but the infinitive looks horrible, and I'll have no brook with it you evil man.
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« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2018, 12:29:15 pm »

See...now the verb 'whinge' looks okay, but the infinitive looks horrible, and I'll have no brook with it you evil man.

Yer banned.

1. I used it as a noun.

2. 'Whingeing' is a participle.
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« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2018, 12:43:24 pm »

Yer banned.

1. I used it as a noun.

2. 'Whingeing' is a participle.

'I' before 'E' except after 'C'. Hawking's been dead one day and you're messing with the laws of the universe. Have some fucking respect.
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« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2018, 01:01:00 pm »

NURSE! He's escaped again!
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« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2018, 06:21:45 am »

http://www.dayofhappiness.net/#join

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« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2018, 02:13:24 pm »


Yuck. I've always been quite happy with Women's day on the basis that logically, the rest of the days belong to men. Let women have their day, we'll take the rest.

Not so sure about this though. Call me greedy, but I would prefer a world unhappiness day when we're all happy for 364 days of the year and sad for one. In a leap year we would get an extra day of happiness and could all jump for joy.

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