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Irrational pleasure thread...

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by instigator, Feb 24, 2012.

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  1. krish

    krish Well-Known Member

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    Seeing forum members (and people in general) freak out over obvious windups like that

    Can probably trace it back to my enjoyment of this and all those complaining about it :D ...

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    Getting an apology from SWMBO for anything.

    Watching someone fall over, stand up, then look around, clearly thinking "did anyone see me, no? excellent!"
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    And firelighters. I once caused a panic when I disappeared aged about 3. I was found half an hour later under the stairs eating firelighters.

    'twas the start of it I reckon...
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    watching tourists try and shove oyster cards through ticket readers.
  5. DJMS

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    this one belongs in the irrational annoyance thread for me!

    I love the smell of freshly laid / being layed tarmac
  6. lucasisking

    lucasisking Well-Known Member

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    That sweet little adrenaline rush/ prickle you experience when listening to a newly aquired piece of music you really like, that makes you feel like the coolest dude on the planet. Particularly magnified when you are either 1) driving or 2) slightly drunk.

    The downside is when you've heard the track too many times it loses its flavour (like juice from an ice lolly):(.
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    Not knowing who the z-list 'celebs' are when they're discussed/seen on TV.
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    Even when I'm stuck behind such a confused Spaniard, I do get an evil amusement from it.
  9. Bill Hicks

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    The smell of a freshly bitumen'd garden fence on a hot summers day.
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  10. Lee

    Lee Moderator

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    Keeping my finger on the down button on the sky remote while in the planner and then letting go and it continues to scroll and stops at the correct programme. Joy.

    Another one is when forward winding the adverts at 30x speed and stopping it bang on the start of the programme. Remote control god.
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    Your daughter dumping her boyfriend.
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  12. neilios

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    The feel and pain when popping a boil..:smashin:
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    To quote Wossy - running your finger in the groove where the top of your sock was.
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    Peeling glue from your fingers
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    imightbewrong Active Member

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    Leading on sales-people.

    (only if they are right annoying ones of course)
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    yes!
  17. Rog69

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    Picking you nose and getting hold of a really long, dry bogey that slowly unravels to about half an inch long and makes you eye water when it finally detaches :smashin:.
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    I love that popping feeling in your ears when you blow your nose. Though the wife does complain I sound like a fog horn :laugh:

    I also like the smell of a new manual to games or that new book smell. :blush:
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    The door from the hall into the dining room has glass in it and is heavier than a normal door. As a result I can walk through it and as I past the end of the door I can give it a short sharp and controlled push to close the door in such a way that I'll continue to walk until the end of the dining room at which time the door shuts as softly as if I'd stood there and closed it manually. Always makes me feel good and makes me think I need to get out more.
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    Being the first in the house to open a new box of cereal
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  21. GasDad

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    The noise a helium ballon makes when it bounces on the ceiling
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    The very subtle but also very cool grattitude shown by a motorcyclist when you let them pass...
    Its normally only a slight left hand raised, but I get a kick out of it!
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    not sure if it really counts as irrational but popping bubble wrap!
  24. Greg Hook

    Greg Hook Moderator & Reviewer

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    Ooh yeah, I think for that brief moment, cheers mate! :laugh:
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    I give myself an internal high 5 when I can fast forward the ads on sky at 30x and hit play at the exact moment the programme restarts.

    Me man, me use remote !
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    Why my Daughter? Whats wrong with her? But also, more importantly, she is 18 months old, so what is she doing with boys?
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    The bottle bank, when I finally can be bothered to go, I love just hurling the bottles down to make the loudest smash possible!
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    Lighting a match from another flame (as opposed to the side of the box) - good job I didn't get hold of matches when I was a young child!
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    The smell of star wars figures
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    The moment you realise that you have the house to yourself..
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