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The AWESOME Thread

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Bullyboy, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. Bullyboy

    Bullyboy Member

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    There is a series by Neil Pasricha that began with "The Book of Awesome". Just simple everyday things that make us feel so darned good. Might be an interesting ongoing thread...I shall begin

    You're at the near end of your workday. Then a customer with a mega complicated issue comes to your desk. As you're going over their paperwork and trying to find some sense in it. Your relief shows up. You cheerfully tell the customer " This is Scott and he will be more than happy to help you with this problem." You scoot out the door as the clouds are gathering over that end of the office. You are now free...AWESOME

    The author of a book you have read and reread is going to be at your local bookstore. You borrowed the book from the library a hundred times but never bought it. You order it a week ahead of the event and the day before, the book arrives, all ready to be signed tomorrow...AWESOME
     
  2. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    You wake up after a long and stormy night and go outside to fresh cold and crisp new day, and overhead the heavy bruised clouds part and let through a single ray of sunshine lighting up the world with soft radiance of early morning light - AWESOME
     
  3. Conscious Bob

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    The word 'awesome' in this context should not be used by anyone over thirty especially in front of teenagers.

    I threw an apple core into a bin from twenty feet AW... I can't say it.
     
  4. Meadow337

    Meadow337 Former Moderator

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    noo lol that was ... 'Awesome dude!" which seriously should not be used by anyone!
     
  5. Bullyboy

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    However this rule is lifted after the age of fifty when we have lost any and all cool credibility. As you approach geezerhood you are free to use "awesome", "far out", "groovy", "nifty", even "okily dokely" with aplomb. However "Supdawg" is grating to the outside listener. There's a thread that could be created...something related to slang.

    A book I found one day, they quoted random lyrics then rewrote explanations in high English...highly amusing
     
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    The joints must fair creak when you're on your skateboard.
     
  7. Bullyboy

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    Hawhawhaw, haven't been on the skateboard since uh '95 perhaps? At thirty a fall smarts, after fifty that same fall lays ya up fer weeks...
     

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