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Awesome Thread: awesome

Postby cephalopod9 » Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:58 am UTC

The fora so far seem to be lacking a general celebratory thread. So here's some space to remember that there's some good stuff out there to be happy or mildly less discontent about.

Like trees. Have you looked at a tree lately? They're all around pretty friggin' sweet. The whole converting CO2 into Oxygen, that's a good deal. Plus they have leave, or needles that are mostly green and sway in the wind. Then the branches have those nifty fractal patterns.

Or swimming. I went over to the pool today, and for about half an hour just sort of floated on my back, and that just felt seriously awesome. I need to do that more often.

The end is not for awhile, and all that.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Jos » Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:22 am UTC

I approve of this!
Also; Bacon is awesome! It salty, nutritious and protein-filled
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Apparently Anonymous » Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:43 am UTC

Yeah, trees are most definitely awesome. :)

Also, chocolate chip cookies! Especially when they're still warm and soft in the middle and slightly crunchy and generally full of deliciousness...om nom nom.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Jos » Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:46 am UTC

I'd like to point out that chocolate chip cookies reaches an even higher state of awesome if consumed with whipped cream.
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Postby Brunch » Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:19 pm UTC

I made the perfect s'more yesterday. Best thing I've put in my mouth in a while.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby rath358 » Sun Oct 25, 2009 5:26 pm UTC

long fuzzy bathrobes...so warm and comfy
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Quadropus » Sun Oct 25, 2009 5:48 pm UTC

Waking up in satin bed covers at 12 o'clock on a Sunday. mmmmmmmmm
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby psychosomaticism » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:40 pm UTC

Here's to being comfortably warm when it's ridiculously cold outside, preferably with some of those aforementioned warm cookies.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Quadropus » Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:13 pm UTC

psychosomaticism wrote:Here's to being comfortably warm when it's ridiculously cold outside, preferably with some of those aforementioned warm cookies.

Here here!
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby cephalopod9 » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:27 am UTC

Running water, man, you just have to turn a knob, and you get water that you can drink. Even if it doesn't taste that great, like in Phoenix, it's still right there for what ever you need water for. That's kind of amazing.

I have stickers, sparkly butterflies, and I put some on my nails and put clear polish over them, and it totally came out the way I wanted it to.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chicostick » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:44 am UTC

I say we give an award to whoever came up with the concept of the whoopie pie.

For those of you who have never heard of whoopie pies, I suggest you look into them. However, be careful on where you get them from, some are far better than others.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby BigBoss » Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:27 am UTC

Spam is one of the greatest foods ever.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Magilla » Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:08 am UTC

It seems that I have a good relationship with my local Honda dealer. I'm looking at trading my old bike for a new one, and according to the quote, I'm not going to lose a cent of the original buying price!

I paid $5500 in March when I bought it new, I've put 1200km on the clock, and I'm going to get $5500 credit for it in the trade-in. <3

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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby clockworkmonk » Mon Oct 26, 2009 3:32 am UTC

You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby BigBoss » Mon Oct 26, 2009 3:56 am UTC

clockworkmonk wrote:You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.


Yes.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Vohu Manah » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:39 am UTC

Coffee shops. The smell is like an orgy for the nose. Wait, it is an orgy for the nose. Unless the frappé they give you is made with instant coffee instead of espresso like you told them because they can't listen to anything, now can...oh, right. Not the rant thread.

Or Google Earth Flight Simulator. Nothing says fun like crashing an F-16 into your neighbor's house.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Blokey » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:22 am UTC

Ernie Hudson is awesome, and I just wanted to say that while he's still alive, 'cause for some reason we don't appreciate folk 'till they're dead.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby GraphiteGirl » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:38 am UTC

You know what's amazing? Hot showers are amazing.
Hot showers can make you more awake and more relaxed at the same time, which is great if you've just pulled an all-nighter for study or fun purposes and need to be awake the next day. And they make you feel all clean and soft, and you can get out and straight away curl up in an enormous fluffy towel. And you can listen to the radio in the shower, and sing along, and because of the acoustics in most tiled rooms, even if you have a cold or a sore throat (or just not a very good voice even) you will sound pleasing to the ear. Oh, and speaking of colds, hot showers are great for clearing a blocked nose or loosening up a cough. Plus, there's the wonderful scent of shampoo and conditioner.

In summary: a hot shower pretty much saved my life today.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby SlyReaper » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:28 am UTC

Dogs are awesome. Big bouncy hairy slobbery beasts who are always happy to see you, and would sell their souls for a biscuit or a piece of chicken. They'll pull you up steep hills if you have them on a lead, they'll charge full speed into a nest of pheasants, resulting in many panicked cluckings, they'll skid comically on ice, and dash away at full speed when you let them off the lead in the woods. Conclusion: dogs are awesome.

By the way, the rant threa is 220 pages long, so we have a bitof catching up to do if we actually want to balance it.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Armadillo Al » Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:17 pm UTC

Well, I suggested the Happy Thread (now MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread) as another way to balance the Rant Thread, and that's at 10 pages, so we only need 210 more, the way I see it!

Also, books are awesome.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Magilla » Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:18 pm UTC

Steak is awesome. The more of it there is, the more awesome it is.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby SlyReaper » Mon Oct 26, 2009 3:00 pm UTC

Magilla wrote:Steak is awesome. The more of it there is, the more awesome it is.

Fillet steak?
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby angelfire » Mon Oct 26, 2009 3:15 pm UTC

chocolate is just awesome
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby the_bandersnatch » Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:26 pm UTC

Sunday roast dinners are awesome, especially when you're so full of delicious food you can't move afterwards, except maybe to get up for dessert :D

Pet rats are awesome, especially when they get overexcited and bounce around the place, or try and see what's inside your ears.
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Postby Decker » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:16 pm UTC

I have peanuts.
I like peanuts.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby singlefin » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:39 pm UTC

Decker wrote:I have peanuts.
I like peanuts.


I like peanuts.
I don't have peanuts.... but:
I know a shop that sells peanuts!
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Madwolf » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:03 pm UTC

Know whats awesome?

Apple Pie icecream, thats whats awesome.

With Reeses chocolate topping :D
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Gonzo » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:28 pm UTC

BigBoss wrote:
clockworkmonk wrote:You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.


Yes.

Agreed.

I just started rewatching it last night. I'm now reminded of why I call it my favorite anime.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Zohar » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:14 pm UTC

Gonzo wrote:
BigBoss wrote:
clockworkmonk wrote:You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.


Yes.

Agreed.

I just started rewatching it last night. I'm now reminded of why I call it my favorite anime.

I don't know if it's my favorite anime, but it's definitely the awesomest anime. That is absolutely the best word to describe it.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Apparently Anonymous » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:20 pm UTC

Seriously, I still can't get over how awesome these cookies are.
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Postby SlyReaper » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:24 pm UTC

Seriously, I still can't get over how awesome I am.
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Postby micco » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:28 pm UTC

Whiskey is awesome! We must not forget the water of life!
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Quadropus » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:36 pm UTC

the_bandersnatch wrote:Pet rats are awesome, especially when they get overexcited and bounce around the place, or try and see what's inside your ears.

I whole-heartedly concur!
I loved my pet rats, they always used to scurry around inside my sleeves or sit in the pouch at the front of a hoodie. I miss them :(
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby cephalopod9 » Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:42 pm UTC

the_bandersnatch wrote:Pet rats are awesome, especially when they get overexcited and bounce around the place, or try and see what's inside your ears.

Aw, little ratties are such sweet pets. They're so cute when they curl up to sleep, or sit on your shoulder. Their little paws are neat, and they can hold stuff with them.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Cynical Idealist » Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:56 pm UTC

DayQuil. DayQuil is awesome. It is beating the symptoms of whatever it is I came down with into submission, without making me all drowsy. And that makes me happy.
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Postby CombustibleLemons » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:01 pm UTC

You guys know what else is awesome cereal. I mean its so easy to make and eat!!
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Postby Cynical Idealist » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:05 am UTC

Amishdemon wrote:You guys know what else is awesome cereal. I mean its so easy to make and eat!!

You know what's even more awesome?

Biscuits and gravy. OM NOM NOM NOM.
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Postby Maseiken » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:07 am UTC

My girlfriend is pretty great. Not only that, but we're part of the greater "Pretty great thing" of mutually beneficial romantic entanglement.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby CombustibleLemons » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:08 am UTC

Cynical Idealist wrote:
Amishdemon wrote:You guys know what else is awesome cereal. I mean its so easy to make and eat!!

You know what's even more awesome?

Biscuits and gravy. OM NOM NOM NOM.

You know whats better.


Biscuits ,turkey ,and gravy.
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Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Muffinman42 » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:29 am UTC

This thread for all things awesome is a awesome thing to have.
Words are a really awesome thing, try to think about something without useing words.
Biscuits at the perfect point between soggy and crunchy are awesome.
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