| Register  | FAQ  | Search | Login 
It is currently Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:44 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 15276 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408 ... 612  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:34 pm 
Offline
Dead by dawn
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:54 pm
Posts: 7897
Location: Seattle
I have a coworker from Hong Kong. He's been here 25+ years and his English is great. He also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese and uses them a lot at work because he has lots of Chinese clients. He wandered up to my desk to ask me a question and, although he started in English, he switched to Cantonese mid-sentence (and it was a long question!) When he finished, we just looked at each other for a second and then started laughing and laughing and laughing until we were both in tears.

_________________
facebook
"The PPK: Come for the pie; stay for the croissants." - tinglepants!
"Cockblocked by Richard Branson- again!" - Erika Soyf*cker


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:04 pm 
Offline
Seagull of the PPK
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:46 pm
Posts: 8055
Location: Brasil
monkeytoes wrote:
he switched to Cantonese mid-sentence .

i did something similar the other day and i wish the other person would have laughed at me. she just gave me the stink eye!

_________________
Buddha says 'Meh'.--matwinser
I'm just a drunk who likes fruit. -- Desdemona


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:17 pm 
Offline
Dead by dawn
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:54 pm
Posts: 7897
Location: Seattle
torque wrote:
monkeytoes wrote:
he switched to Cantonese mid-sentence .

i did something similar the other day and i wish the other person would have laughed at me. she just gave me the stink eye!

My brain wasn't even fully done sorting out why I was no longer understanding him by the time he finished talking and started busting up. It was just one of those absurd moments. But it's fun to laugh that hard sometimes.

(Sorry someone gave you the stink eye!)

_________________
facebook
"The PPK: Come for the pie; stay for the croissants." - tinglepants!
"Cockblocked by Richard Branson- again!" - Erika Soyf*cker


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:48 pm 
Offline
The Real Hamburger Helper
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:03 pm
Posts: 2264
Location: I can't believe it's not England!
Google+ hangout with my adorbs ex that I miss tons. He's made my day. <3 Stupid distance.

_________________
"Vegan to me means Oreos for breakfast." -Poopiebitch
"tl;dr: I quit working to drink beer paid for with gift cards" erikasoyf*cker


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:13 pm 
Offline
No-pants hermit 4 lyfe
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:22 am
Posts: 3129
Location: BKLN
any time reggie watts is a part of my day, he is the best part of a suddenly totally excellent day. i love him so much.

_________________
"rise from the ashes of douchebaggery like a fancy vegan phoenix" - amandabear
"I'm pretty sure the moral of this story is: fork pants." - cq


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:38 pm 
Offline
Mispronounces Daiya
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 15, 2010 7:54 pm
Posts: 1482
Location: Pasadena/Boston
Email with N+1 sources on medieval gender and sexuality from English prof. Life is stressful and I am easily pleased, okay?

_________________
AstroNOMZ
Eric Does Astrophysics


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:56 am 
Offline
Mispronounces Daiya
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:44 pm
Posts: 1390
Location: Boston, MA
I'm home. I LOVE to travel (just spent 10 days in Portland, OR... awesome), but I love to come home too. I'm unpacked and hanging out in my pajamas on my own bed.

And I don't have to do a time zone adjustment. Sleeping 4am-10am EST is the same enough as sleeping 2am-8am PST... staying up all night in Boston worked out well for this trip anyway.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:59 am 
Offline
Should Spend More Time Helping the Animals
User avatar

Joined: Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:57 pm
Posts: 6506
Location: Boston, MA
Welcome home, Pi! I was so jealous of your cork and balls!

_________________
I would eat Dr. Cow pocket cheese in a second. I would eat it if you hid it under your hat, or in your backpack, but not if it was in your shoe. That's where I draw the line. -allularpunk


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:29 pm 
Offline
Invented Vegan Meringue
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:10 pm
Posts: 3988
Location: St. Louis
my friend made me a tiny cat book !!! it's like an inch tall.

Image

_________________
Space has stared into the tiny syrup holes of our shame and it does not judge us. - Amandabear

I have a blog: http://upthefolks.tumblr.com/
art: http://upthefolksstudio.tumblr.com/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:45 pm 
Offline
Not NOT A Furry
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:19 pm
Posts: 524
Location: TN
drove home early AM from my crush's apartment & stopped by his local Whole Foods for a coffee and fresh-baked blueberry muffin that was on "early bird special" for, like, $1. the coffee was mediocre but that muffin was SO FORKING GOOD.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:11 pm 
Offline
Chard Martyr
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:49 pm
Posts: 9635
Location: SW Desert, USA
Hello, Friday night! Yay for the weekend!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:44 pm 
Offline
Shopped till she dropped
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:36 pm
Posts: 1689
Location: the land of too much wine and wind
The perks of being a wine buyer.

_________________
I just brought out the carrot sticks. This is war. - paprikapapaya

I GOT YER VAGILANTE JUSTICE RIGHT HERE. ::grabs crotch:: - DarthCupcake


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:34 pm 
Online
Plays The Sims 2 religiously
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:20 pm
Posts: 7465
Location: Portland, OR
Went to B.P. Crush's house this morning at like 7:45 before I had to go to work at 10. Lots of making out, some other stuff... And actually some pretty great conversation, in which it was made known that I give him butterflies!

_________________
i would schmear marmite on a moist scrotum for Mars. - interrobang?!
"Not everything." ~ mumbles (1973-2013) - mumbles


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:10 am 
Offline
Level 7 Vegan
User avatar

Joined: Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:15 am
Posts: 1534
ERMAHGERD. Today when my cousin got on his motorcycle to go to the store, his dog jumped in the sidecar and sat down to go with him. Watching them drive away was the cutest thing ever!

_________________
"One time I meant to send a potential employer a resume, but I accidentally sent them a bucket of puke!

So embarrassing!" -just mumbles


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:56 am 
Offline
Kitchens Planning Manchester
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:10 pm
Posts: 2502
Location: Midlands, UK
So far, waking up to a house that smells like ginger beer! I started two batches last night, one with added chillis, and hopefully they'll be ready for the London Vegan Potluck on Wednesday. My house smells so deliciously lemon-and-gingery at the moment.

_________________
"The lack of obstacles between me and cake is one of the best things about being a grownup for sure." - coldandsleepy

"and by "load of facts" you mean a bag of flaming poop, right?" - supercarrot


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:33 am 
Offline
Should Write a Goddam Book Already
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:25 am
Posts: 1038
dropscone wrote:
So far, waking up to a house that smells like ginger beer! I started two batches last night, one with added chillis, and hopefully they'll be ready for the London Vegan Potluck on Wednesday. My house smells so deliciously lemon-and-gingery at the moment.


Oh wow. That sounds like something I'd love to have the recipe of.


Yesterday, I bought a pair of all black hi-top trainers. I'd been looking for a pair for quite a while, but all vegan options were not my thing and/or not my size. Then I just happened to be in my local skate shop yesterday to buy new bearings for my skates, and despite not having any real hopes, I asked for black hi-top vegan shoes. The boy working there walked over to the racks and picked up the shoe I'd been looking for all along. Turns out that that particular skate brand did a line of vegan shoes. <3

_________________
The night is dark and full of turnips.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:40 am 
Offline
Dying from Nooch Lung

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:37 pm
Posts: 3254
Location: Ireland
Scrambled chickpea eggs. Totally amazing.

_________________
Meowchickameow meow! - Tofulish


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:24 am 
Offline
Seagull of the PPK
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:46 pm
Posts: 8055
Location: Brasil
hey twinsie, i had leftover-from-soymilk-making okara scramble. along with TVP marinated in the tempeh bacon marinade. (i have a shitload of TVP crumbles that have sat in my cabinet for too long now). it was awesome!

_________________
Buddha says 'Meh'.--matwinser
I'm just a drunk who likes fruit. -- Desdemona


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:50 pm 
Offline
Should Spend More Time Helping the Animals
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:39 pm
Posts: 6003
daisychain wrote:
Scrambled chickpea eggs. Totally amazing.

Yes, they are great! I should make them again some time soon.

_________________
"I'm no elephant, but now I want molasses." -Moon


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:54 pm 
Offline
The Real Hamburger Helper
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:03 pm
Posts: 2264
Location: I can't believe it's not England!
Rhizopus Oligosporus wrote:
daisychain wrote:
Scrambled chickpea eggs. Totally amazing.

Yes, they are great! I should make them again some time soon.


Recipe? Please?

Best thing: Finishing right in the middle of my age bracket in a 5 mile race, my mile time was sub 9, which is awesome for me since before the last couple races the last timed miles I'd done were in high school and the last time I was sub10 was freshman year.

Also, since we were the largest group we won the 'bustonian award' or some such and get a ride on the bustonian for an evening. Or some of us do. (Group is larger than bus capacity, lol) and we had the third fastest group, over all! (measured by fastest 3 people, one of which has to be a female)

Ooh, and touchy feely with a guy from work. Even if it goes nowhere, he said nice things that made me all squishy. (from two days ago)

_________________
"Vegan to me means Oreos for breakfast." -Poopiebitch
"tl;dr: I quit working to drink beer paid for with gift cards" erikasoyf*cker


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:02 pm 
Offline
Drinks Wild Tofurkey
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:16 am
Posts: 2742
Location: SF Bay area
I'm going to a Craft Bowl party today. I'm bringing cinnamon rolls, brownies, lasagna, and buffalo unchicken dip so I'll have loads of goodies to eat while I'm getting my craft on with my best buds. So excited!!

_________________
http://hotveganchickpeas.wordpress.com (food blog)
http://baybalcony.wordpress.com (gardening blog)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:32 pm 
Offline
Level 7 Vegan
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:15 pm
Posts: 1512
Location: Seattle!
Yesterday was my twenty-first birthday and it was easily the best birthday I've ever had. We got dinner (sadly, not at a vegan place, 'cause it was packed, but still yummy) with my sober friend and under-21 friend, left there, and returned to the area of town near our house and went to a pinball bar with two of my coworkers, then stumbled upon nerd rap (which was...so awkward), left, and went to a pub to sit down and hang out. I hung out with someone I haven't talk to in months, got to know my coworker's fiance better, and did exactly what I wanted. I wanted to hang out with people, have a good time, and not be ill in the morning. I'm pleased.

And now tonight, I get to have vegan stew and cake with my dad, stepmom, and brother. It'll be fantastic.

_________________
"Its really hard to keep in shape, my prison of principles only has so much pacing space." - Shy Mox

The Oxford Imposition: http://theoxfordimposition.wordpress.com


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:24 pm 
Offline
Mispronounces Daiya
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:44 pm
Posts: 1390
Location: Boston, MA
Jigglypuff wrote:
ERMAHGERD. Today when my cousin got on his motorcycle to go to the store, his dog jumped in the sidecar and sat down to go with him. Watching them drive away was the cutest thing ever!


That sounds so cute! I keep telling my parents that one of them should get a sidecar for their dog. She'd look super cute with doggy goggles riding along.

Best thing today... starting the day off with coffee and a book at the cafe. Usually I'm on my computer first thing, it was nice to chill with a book for an hour.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:50 pm 
Offline
Impressive boner
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:57 pm
Posts: 4081
Location: Nottingham.
I've reached my first goal of 2013! I deadlifted 55kg this morning. My legs feel fine but the existing callouses on my hands are a little sore. I hope to have it up to 65kg by the end of the month.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:16 pm 
Offline
Fair trade, organic mistletoe
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:52 am
Posts: 3507
Location: Toronto
Go 8ball!

_________________
"I'd rather have dried catshit! I'd rather have astroturf! I'd rather have an igloo!"~Isa

"But really, anyone willing to dangle their baby in front of a crocodile is A-OK in my book."~SSD


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 15276 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408 ... 612  Next

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: raspberrycomplaint and 11 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum and fancied up by What Cheer