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#1 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

So I thought maybe we could all share something that has made us happy today. (:

I just downloaded Steam for the first time today, because Indie Game The Movie is $4.99, and I really want to listen to the Super Meat Boy commentary.

What has the lovely GB community been up to today? I'm sincerely happy that you're all well & safe. Share with me what has made you smile today.

It'd be nice if everyone would keep it appropriate please & thank you.

-and may the force be with you.

#2 Posted by falserelic (5412 posts) -

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

#3 Posted by crazyleaves (645 posts) -

Good lookin' out.

#4 Edited by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@crazyleaves said:

Good lookin' out.

I want to let people know I'm happy to see that they're happy.

What've you been up to buddy? Anything make you smile today?

#5 Posted by Soapy86 (2620 posts) -

I'm happy today because I started watching Downton Abbey and I like it a lot more than I thought I would.

#6 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@Soapy86 said:

I'm happy today because I started watching Downton Abbey and I like it a lot more than I thought I would.

That's awesome Soapy. What's Downtown Abbey about? I'm unfamiliar.

#7 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

The first cut in a fresh piece of contruction paper.

#8 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@FilipHolm said:

The first cut in a fresh piece of contruction paper.

Hahaha, was that today? or just in general? Because now I want to go cut up some construction paper & make little South Park stylized superheroes. (:

#9 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

@jNerd said:

@FilipHolm said:

The first cut in a fresh piece of contruction paper.

Hahaha, was that today? or just in general? Because now I want to go cut up some construction paper & make little South Park stylized superheroes. (:

Just in general :), it's a Family Guy reference bro ;)

#10 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

Incorrect! A man on enough morphine will be happy as a fucking clown.

#11 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@FilipHolm said:

@jNerd said:

@FilipHolm said:

The first cut in a fresh piece of contruction paper.

Hahaha, was that today? or just in general? Because now I want to go cut up some construction paper & make little South Park stylized superheroes. (:

Just in general :), it's a Family Guy reference bro ;)

Lmao! I knew I recognized that from somewhere! I didn't want to Google it & cheat. ;D

@zombiebigfoot said:

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

Incorrect! A man on enough morphine will be happy as a fucking clown.

OR medical marijuana! :D

#12 Posted by Dixego (384 posts) -

Today I did nothing. And it makes me sad. But your post made me smile, so now it's cool.

Thanks, duder.

#13 Posted by CaptainObvious (2996 posts) -

Played some Binary Domain, it's fucking awesome.

#14 Posted by TruthTellah (8800 posts) -

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

#15 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@jNerd: See, this man knows his drugs!

#16 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@Dixego said:

Today I did nothing. And it makes me sad. But your post made me smile, so now it's cool.

Thanks, duder.

That makes me feel like a good duder, thanks Dixego. Do you have any plans for the rest of the day? You could get your game on!

@CaptainObvious said:

Played some Binary Domain, it's fucking awesome.

I have a rental pass, would you recommend Binary Domain? I would only play the single-player.

#17 Posted by falserelic (5412 posts) -

Click the image if you want to see someone to happy...

#18 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

@jNerd said:

@FilipHolm said:

@jNerd said:

@FilipHolm said:

The first cut in a fresh piece of contruction paper.

Hahaha, was that today? or just in general? Because now I want to go cut up some construction paper & make little South Park stylized superheroes. (:

Just in general :), it's a Family Guy reference bro ;)

Lmao! I knew I recognized that from somewhere! I didn't want to Google it & cheat. ;D

@zombiebigfoot said:

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

Incorrect! A man on enough morphine will be happy as a fucking clown.

OR medical marijuana! :D

Oh stop it, doesn't have to be medical to make you happy as shit.

#19 Posted by CaptainObvious (2996 posts) -

@jNerd: The single player is the meat and bones of this game, I highly recommend it.

#20 Posted by Dixego (384 posts) -

@jNerd: I'm probably gonna lurk the GiantBomb forums for the rest of the night. But I'm OK with that.

#21 Posted by Tesla (1919 posts) -

I went to the batting cages with a few friends today, and there was a women softball team there practicing.

#22 Posted by believer258 (11800 posts) -

I mowed the lawn for my great grandmother this morning, watched Pulp Fiction with my brother, ate pizza, got on forums, played Torchlight, now I'm back on forums, and now I've got a good mind to leave them again and finish off Doom 3.

So, yeah, not really a bad day. My college called and e-mailed me to kindly tell me that I need to give them some money when they've thus far not even so much as warned me that it's past due, which kind of pissed me off but kind of is my own fault because I knew the due date for next semester's fees were coming up anyway; this just brings it to the forefront of my mind.

Here's a good question: Why is it that we can list all of the positive things we've done today in one sentence but feel like taking up the same space to tell only one negative thing?

#23 Edited by doosmacleod (188 posts) -

Someone I work with who I kind of was friends with quit yesterday, and I was bummed out.

But then I stole commandeered her computer, and went from a shitty Windows XP 'puter that hasn't been updated since around 2002, to a relatively decent system with Windows 7. It's like I went into the future! 2010! I told the computer to do things. AND THEN IT DID THEM.

I WAS SO HAPPY.

#24 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@FilipHolm: True, but medical makes you more happy.

#25 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

You can be, when you're high. OP seems like a good duder.

#26 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

#27 Edited by VisariLoyalist (2991 posts) -

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

I always imagined jesus as somewhat depressed at the sad state of humanity but I guess I'm just a downer sort of person

#28 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

@zombiebigfoot said:

@FilipHolm: True, but medical makes you more happy.

That's like... so deep man...

@jNerd said:

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

I like this thread, let's all cyber-hug.

#29 Posted by falserelic (5412 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

You can be, when you're high. OP seems like a good duder.

He is a good dude a happy one. If the world was coming to an end he will still be happy. He is the most happiest man in the universe. I love you OP! share your happiness with the world.

#30 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@FilipHolm: So fucking deep.

#31 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

@falserelic said:

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

You can be, when you're high. OP seems like a good duder.

He is a good dude a happy one. If the world was coming to an end he will still be happy. He is the most happiest man in the universe. I love you OP! share your happiness with the world.

Mission accomplished.

#32 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@CaptainObvious said:

@jNerd: The single player is the meat and bones of this game, I highly recommend it.

Sweet, I'll definitely give it a try as soon as I finish Max Payne 3. Thanks for sharing duder, I would've never played it without your recommendation@Dixego said:

@jNerd: I'm probably gonna lurk the GiantBomb forums for the rest of the night. But I'm OK with that.

That sounds like a good night to me. (: Thanks for being kind enough to post. I just wanted to lighten the spirits around here & I feel like this has been a positive experience so far.

Then again we're only on page 2. (;

#33 Posted by TruthTellah (8800 posts) -

@jNerd said:

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

Agreed. Fire only adds to fire, but attempting to defuse fire can make progress.

I'm sure it'll be fine at whatever theater you see it. Should be a big screen though. ;)

I just have seasonal allergies, and they were checking on if anything else might be wrong(been having a consistent headache following my surgery three weeks ago). Hopefully it's just some allergies or poor sleep. Seems like that's likely.

You should donate your blood! Heck, volunteer to be a bone marrow donor, too! It's cool. I've given as a volunteer and sometimes just as part of them doing tests. It's not too bad. It can really help people out; so, check it out. :)

#34 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@Tesla said:

I went to the batting cages with a few friends today, and there was a women softball team there practicing.

Hahaha, I thought you said BATTLING cages. I was definitely excited for you to elaborate! :P

It's the simple things in life... (: lol

#35 Posted by ShaggE (6420 posts) -

I just woke up a couple of hours ago (trying to undo the sleep schedule screwup from my last bout of insomnia), but spending time with my rats always makes me happy, so tonight is off to a good start.

#36 Posted by Dixego (384 posts) -

@jNerd: How could I not post, when you're such a nice guy!

#37 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

I bought some water and milk. I was out of toasted honey oat cereal. I bought two boxes, and had two big bowls, and chugged the honey-sweet milk afterwards. That made my day.

#38 Edited by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@falserelic said:

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@falserelic said:

No man can be that happy. Even Jesus wasn't that happy.

You can be, when you're high. OP seems like a good duder.

He is a good dude a happy one. If the world was coming to an end he will still be happy. He is the most happiest man in the universe. I love you OP! share your happiness with the world.

Mission accomplished.

Awwwwwwww........ (: I have a great group of friends from GiantBomb on Google+. We have a great chatroom (Messenger/Huddle) called Duder Island.

I feel like I enjoy my time with them so much, we've become such good friends, I forget to come to the forums sometimes.

@ShaggE said:

I just woke up a couple of hours ago (trying to undo the sleep schedule screwup from my last bout of insomnia), but spending time with my rats always makes me happy, so tonight is off to a good start.

That's great, at least you have nice pets, what are there names? I've never had rats, when I was younger I had a mischievous hamster. lol

#39 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

On-topic though, my day has been spent cleaning on-and-off while blasting music. It's meh.

#40 Posted by CaptainObvious (2996 posts) -

@jNerd: No problem man, just make sure to play at least the first hour to get the story really going.

#41 Posted by Dixego (384 posts) -

@jNerd: Oohh, can I join Duder Island?

#42 Posted by TruthTellah (8800 posts) -

@FilipHolm said:

@zombiebigfoot said:

@FilipHolm: True, but medical makes you more happy.

That's like... so deep man...

@jNerd said:

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

I like this thread, let's all cyber-hug.

*hug*

#43 Posted by falserelic (5412 posts) -

I'll post what made me actually happy today. This mourning I bought the game syndicate, and I've been having fun playing it. Its like dues ex meets mirrors edge. Its pretty much corporate thuggin....

#44 Posted by Nonused (212 posts) -

My black heart seethes in bearing witness to this merriment. I hiss in response.

#45 Posted by NegativeCero (2995 posts) -

This also made me smile. I hope everyone is having a nice day too. I went to the doctor today and enjoyed rain that gave a break from the heat.

#46 Posted by BraveToaster (12590 posts) -

Today I found out that I'm eligible for a grant. "Free" money is something to be happy about.

#47 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@believer258 said:

I mowed the lawn for my great grandmother this morning, watched Pulp Fiction with my brother, ate pizza, got on forums, played Torchlight, now I'm back on forums, and now I've got a good mind to leave them again and finish off Doom 3.

So, yeah, not really a bad day. My college called and e-mailed me to kindly tell me that I need to give them some money when they've thus far not even so much as warned me that it's past due, which kind of pissed me off but kind of is my own fault because I knew the due date for next semester's fees were coming up anyway; this just brings it to the forefront of my mind.

Here's a good question: Why is it that we can list all of the positive things we've done today in one sentence but feel like taking up the same space to tell only one negative thing?

Because we're so happy all the time, we stop appreciating how great things truly are, so we notice the unbalance more then just appreciating how great life usually is.

It always makes me feel great to help out my Grandma. (: I never finished Doom 3 - I had a hard time finding all the PDAs.@zombiebigfoot said:

On-topic though, my day has been spent cleaning on-and-off while blasting music. It's meh.

It always feels good once you're finished cleaning, you get to sit back & admire all your hard work.

Is the music keeping you happy? (:

@CaptainObvious said:

@jNerd: No problem man, just make sure to play at least the first hour to get the story really going.

Done! I'll give it an hour to get good. (: What's your favorite part of the game? Is it a game-play feature or plot point?

@Dixego said:

@jNerd: How could I not post, when you're such a nice guy!

I was a little worried this thread was going to turn into a troll-fest. (: Thanks for being constructive. (:

@Napalm said:

I bought some water and milk. I was out of toasted honey oat cereal. I bought two boxes, and had two big bowls, and chugged the honey-sweet milk afterwards. That made my day.

The sugary milk at the bottom of a bowl of cereal is one of life's simple pleasures! A++++

P.S. I just tried out chocolate Cheerios for the first time. I give them an A- (;

#48 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@FilipHolm said:

@zombiebigfoot said:

@FilipHolm: True, but medical makes you more happy.

That's like... so deep man...

@jNerd said:

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

I like this thread, let's all cyber-hug.

Super down for a duder group-hug!

#49 Posted by ShaggE (6420 posts) -

@jNerd said:

That's great, at least you have nice pets, what are there names? I've never had rats, when I was younger I had a mischievous hamster. lol

Mavis and Prudence. (named after Mavis Beacon, because lol, and "Dear Prudence", because we always have to coax her to leave the cage, haha) I'm a first-time rat owner, but I'm hooked. :D

#50 Posted by jNerd (2011 posts) -

@Dixego said:

@jNerd: Oohh, can I join Duder Island?

You have to meet our qualifications. (;

What's your G+. PM me! :D

@TruthTellah said:

@FilipHolm said:

@zombiebigfoot said:

@FilipHolm: True, but medical makes you more happy.

That's like... so deep man...

@jNerd said:

@TruthTellah said:

I went to the doctor today, got blood drawn, and received some allergy medicine which will hopefully help. heh. An exciting day indeed. Been able to watch some Major League Gaming StarCraft II Spring Arena today, as well. That has been fun.

Been really interested today by all of the discussion regarding the shooting. In light of it, I hope to get to go to see "The Dark Knight Rises" sometime in the next week. I've been looking forward to it, and it is my personal belief that violence and extremism should never dictate your life. Madmen won't run our lives or limit our happiness.

Glad you're safe, too, duder. You have a good week.

We as the human race can only counteract extreme violence with extreme kindness & concern for one another. (:

I really want to go see TDKR too, I Googled which theaters can properly show it, there are only two in my state. lol

What do you have allergies too? My gf has SUPER allergies. I set her pills out for her everyday. (:

& on a smaller note: you're braver then I good sir. I've never had blood drawn. I hope to overcome my fear & donate sometime soon.

I like this thread, let's all cyber-hug.

*hug*

THIS MADE MY DAY!!!!!! Thank you so much!!!! Look how happy Bane's eyes look!!!!!