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Freddie Woo says: What has made you smile and made your day better recently? We need cheering up.

(, Thu 23 Jan 2014, 14:02)
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Meow
This morning when I woke up, I was, as usual, underneath the blanket, my head on the pillow. My boyfriend had gone to work hours ago, so I rolled over expecting to see nobody in bed next to me. Instead, I encountered my fluffy kitten, underneath the covers, with her head on my pillow.
(, Sat 25 Jan 2014, 2:10, 5 replies)
Every time
I am at home, in me jammies, and I have run out of skins. Before anyone can come home and save me and bring me some. Before you have to put on clothes and go the shop.
That search around the house, upstairs, downstairs, and in every single pocket of everything you have ever worn, where you know papers don't live because you have looked there before, many times.
Then you find an almost empty packet. With a few in it to tide you over. And you kiss it. Like it saved your life. Instead of shortening it by a decade at least.
I love those moments.
(, Sat 25 Jan 2014, 1:12, 1 reply)
Every Morning
When I see my beautiful six month old daughter. I say hello and she gives me a massive smile, It's the best feeling in the world.
(, Sat 25 Jan 2014, 0:39, 2 replies)
Every time No-Bum Nameless posts a story.

(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 23:59, 4 replies)
I found myself sitting next to Paul Morley on the tube once,
and he smelled really lovely.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 20:01, Reply)
Tis qual...
10 years and 7 months working for employer, every quarter risk of redundancy urgh etc. STRESS
Escaped for 10 years and 5 months, then the hammer fell 10 years and 6 months... yr selected.
3 required meetings, between meetings 2 & 3, got a job interview for similar role doing similar things.
10K more and 5 Weeks in Kiwi land as a holiday - time out... has to a bonus... ok, that and a large pile of redundancy cash!

Smiling all the way

Ker'ching!!! fuck you corporate 2 letter initialism soulless fucktards!
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 18:12, 29 replies)
Not being Jeremy Clarkson's wanksock.

(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 15:53, 1 reply)
the time when out at a works do, and my boss came out with the line 'I punched a horse once'
I nearly died laughing. It still brings a smile to my face.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 15:42, 16 replies)
I had a little moment of joy today
I realized this QOTW only lasts another 6 days.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 15:00, 2 replies)
All these moments will be lost, like tears in rain

There is a night in the mid 1990s which probably qualifies as the mythical Best Night Of My Life. It involved a summer night, a newly-met young lady, music, countryside, heroic quantities of drugs, nudity, watching the sunrise, llamas, good friends, motorcycles... in fact, pretty much all of the good things in life. Even though it is now long ago, and the relationship that started that night eventually imploded spectacularly, it remains a cherished memory.

One day, many years after, I was walking down the street, when a total stranger stopped and said "Hey - I know you. I've got photos of you at a free party, ages ago." It turned out that he'd been taking pictures that night, and had recognised me from some of them. He was even kind enough to give them to me, which was a joyful moment as I had no idea that any pictures of the night even existed.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 13:14, 7 replies)
You know that girl in Eastenders with the dark hair that kept getting beaten up by her husband about 10 years ago?
Well she was the one that originally came up with one of the classic British TV detectives.

Only she wrote the character to be a Russian detective, but because her handwriting's terrible, it's easy to confuse her Ls and her Ss.

That's right!

Little Mo meant "Sovejoy".



Now - kiss me with your mouth.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 12:06, 8 replies)
This very morning I had the 'Oh shit, I missed the alarm' moment on waking up
The moment of joy was when I realised I have the day off.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 12:02, Reply)
After literally minutes
of the missus going at my turgid member like Ray Mears trying to start a fire, I realise that the photos I had taken hadn't automatically been shared on Facebook because I had turned the feature off.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 11:15, 1 reply)
Recently
I had been eggbound for a few days. Finally things were beginning to move. And after 20 minutes grunting and sweating, thinking I might have to tie a rope around it and pull it out, my sphincter dilated and out it slid gracefully like a ship being launched.
To add to the joy, I had Princess Anne standing by to smash a bottle of champagne against it.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 11:12, 1 reply)
This morning I was having a bath and I noticed I had an erection. Well, I started to piss and the piss went
into my mouth. Next thing I woke up and I wasn't in the bath it was the bed and long story short apparently I will have to start wearing adult diapers to bed.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 10:49, 1 reply)
A lad got on the tube, and his headphones were too loud.
So I rustled my newspaper and tutted quietly to myself.

That told him!
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 10:46, 15 replies)
Just this minute
I finally found my other slipper, which I wear around the house to stop myself banging my toes into the furniture; out of the corner of my eye I saw something looking very slipper-shaped, so I whirled round to confirm my good fortune, banging my toes into the furniture in the process.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 10:40, 2 replies)
A girl put a heart at the end of her comment on one of my Facebook statuses because it was about cats and she really likes cats.
Which must definitely mean sexeh tiem is basically inevitable. Which is nice.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 10:04, 3 replies)
The train pulled in and the doors stopped RIGHT in front of me!
Which means the universe loves me
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:53, 3 replies)
Justin Beiber tickled my schadenfreude bone this morning
www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25870328

and then George Clinton made my ass go all twitchy like:
www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jan/23/george-clinton-born-lavatory-funk
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:50, 1 reply)
Well - there was this one time I got done for speeding.
The copper who gave me the ticket called me a nonce, but I'd recorded it on my 'phone.

I let the case go to court, and when called to the stand, proceded to play the recording.

Case dismissed!
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:46, 2 replies)
Overhearing conversations
I was staying in a swanky hotel last night with work and took the opportunity to do a little people watching. It looked like they were setting up for some kind of a chess championship at the weekend and I couldn't help listening in on what turned out to be bunch of chess grand masters bragging about their games in the hotel lobby.

I had a moment of pure joy when I realised how long it had been since I had seen chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:12, 7 replies)
The wife and I had sex, last night,
which was so-so (Dr Shambolic has ruined that woman). However, ever since that mumsnet thread, I've been keeping a Penis Beaker on standby - what a revelation! Dunking my steaming bits into a mug of cold water was just the greatest feeling!
From now on, I'm going to forgoe the sex and head straight for the beaker, ensuring that I get my daily moment of joy, without all the hard work.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:12, Reply)
I had a shit in the work toilet the other day
and after 3 squeezes I was done. I stood up ready to wipe and glanced back at the bowl. I'd plopped 2 small circular poos and a turd that stretched across the bottom of the pan and somehow they had naturally arranged themselves into the shape of a smiley ACEEEEEED face.

It's moments like these that make me feel glad to be alive.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 9:06, 5 replies)
Once I had a Kit Kat that was pure chocolate, not a sliver of wafer in sight!
The little moment of joy was over when I realised the same effect can be attained by just buying a normal bar of chocolate in the first place.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 8:23, 7 replies)
Some joy,
Having finished cleaning up the bouts of vomit from two explosively sick family.
Tinged with some worry that I may be yet. Hey ho, there's a couple of hours in the night left yet!-)
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 5:12, Reply)
I've Had Moments of Complete, Fulfilling Joy
...Until the chloroform wore off and her mum showed up waving a knife.
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 2:33, 2 replies)
infant words
I work away from home a lot. I've been away for the last 6 days. I came home today to my little baby daughter (17 months) say "Dada" as a walked in the door.

The little moment of joy is not from her saying "Dada", she's been saying it for ages. It's the pain on my wife's face at the fact she still can't say Mama
(, Fri 24 Jan 2014, 0:12, 1 reply)
I saw a cyclist come up to a junction and he couldn't get his feet out of the pedal clips and fell over.

(, Thu 23 Jan 2014, 23:07, 12 replies)
I done a fart
that scratched an itch that I didn't know I had.
(, Thu 23 Jan 2014, 22:54, 1 reply)

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