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There's a pile of scrap timber, rubble and general turds in the road opposite my work with a hand-written sign reading "Free Shed". Tell us about random, completely hatstand stuff and people you've seen

Suggested by Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic

(, Thu 21 Apr 2011, 11:38)
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random smiles
I remember once having a particularly shit day and a completely random stranger smiled at me as they were walking past. Completely out of the blue, without motive and unexpected, yet it gave me a little lift for the rest of the day.

So ever since I've been trying to do similiar. Even better if done randomly, but it always works best on people who look like they're having a shit time of it. The good thing is the more you do it the better and more fearless you get and it has a pretty good effect on your own mood too. And if they're a chronically ignored homeless person just this little recognition is enough to make them feel a little more human again

never underestimate the power of a completey random stranger smiling at you. Do it next time you're out, I guarantee it will make someones day aswell as your own.

NB. the only caveat to this is don't do it to middle aged men in tight muscle shirts hanging around the local cemetery late evening, unless that's what you're into
(, Fri 22 Apr 2011, 12:42, 3 replies)
This put a smile on my face :)

(, Fri 22 Apr 2011, 12:58, closed)
Nice when it's your preferred sex smiling at you, but just weird otherwise.

(, Fri 22 Apr 2011, 13:33, closed)
smiling at people
I was walking down Bishopsgate, City of London, Thursday 3pm, feeling pretty good - happy, good day at work, just got paid and the next day is a bank holiday...... But I wasn't smiling

A guy walked past me and said 'have a nice day, sir'..... It took me by complete surprise.... my first thought was 'is this random stranger talking to me?'.... by the time I had a chance to think or reply he had walked past and i heard him say to his companion, "Why is everyone so miserable?"

I was taken aback... maybe even a tiny bit annoyed at being judged

(, Fri 22 Apr 2011, 21:14, closed)

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