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darkness-before
GOLD Member since Apr 2007

darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea

Total posts: 197
Posted:Well I've been reading the bad partner thread and I really wanted to let folk know that even though men are not very nice a lot of the time (women can be just as bad in our defence) that some people still do nice extravagant and crazy things for strangers and for people they love.

Hopefully people can just post on here to reassure a bit of faith in us all that we still do nice things for each other and humanity isn't all that bad. On the other hand I might be wrong an we may all be screwed.

To start it all off then the other day I helped some woman who was struggling with her bags off the train. Then as it turned out she was getting the same connecting train as me I carried her bags from one platform to the next, then all the way back when they changed the platform our train was coming to. I didn't find this girl attractive, I had no reason to help her. I just wanted help cus sometimes i can be nice like that. I will probably never ever see her again, but for a little while she I was stranger who was just a nice guy.

So, done anything nice recently? ubbrollsmile


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Fire_Moose
SILVER Member since May 2007

Fire_Moose

Elusive and Bearded
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Total posts: 3597
Posted:i try to use up all my nicness while on the road, giving people a spot to merge, not speeding up to cut someone off so i can make a turn all that good stuff, i figure the more i do those things the safer driving would be

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Gidg
BRONZE Member since Apr 2003

Gidg

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Location: Portland Oregon USA

Total posts: 8506
Posted:Yep me did!

Saturday I packed the groceries for this lady and her two babies and today Melva and I brought in everything for rootbeer floats.


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Twiggy


Twiggy

member
Location: Birmingham, UK

Total posts: 162
Posted:I always give my daysaver to the next person getting on the bus when i know its the last time im going to use it, does that count?

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shocked_prawn
SILVER Member since Apr 2007

shocked_prawn

old hand
Location: Sunderland, UK

Total posts: 865
Posted:i payed for the guy in fronts shopping.... only bowt 2 pound and i did used to work with him but hey?

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Posted:mowed grass around derelict church, along path and back, and such like



wow aren't we brilliant, so kind and helpful, we are just so great ^_^


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darkness-before
GOLD Member since Apr 2007

darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea

Total posts: 197
Posted:Cool. Twiggy love the bus thing. I'd be made up if somebody did that to me! biggrin

Gidg packing groceries is pretty nice too.

The word nice is really ubder rated. People think that any body "nice" is mediocre or wierd or just after something but all the little nice things we do can really brighten somebody else day. I know if I'm having a really bad ay then just a stranger smiling at me (in a non stalkerish way) is usually enough to cheer me up a little. sunny

Kepp the nice stuff coming. grouphug


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polarity
SILVER Member since May 2005

polarity

veteran
Location: on the wrong planet

Total posts: 1228
Posted:Picked up 3 sacks of bottles and cans after a party I went to the Saturday before last. I also DJed most of the night and following morning, so I ended up walking home around 2 in the afternoon.

Yes it was over a week ago, but I slept solidly for a few days after (being totally sober only gets you so far), and been in bed with a really nasty cold for the last week.

I'll have to do something nice pretty soon, to make up for all the links I've been posting biggrin


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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:Made balloon sculptures for the kiddies in hospital while there with my son...He's all better and we ended up helping some others to smile...

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* Is it Fair to all concerned?
* Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
* Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:Stopped in the rain, knocked on sum random guys house and told him his lights were still on...

Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings

Total posts: 4172
Posted:Is it really bad that I cant remember? redface

I've been keeping to myself the past few days as am moving house tomorrow and am caught up in the throngs of my final major project for my dimploma, and I'm not a very nice person when Im stressed.
So just stay away from people.

Today I'll make an effort to do something nice.
Somebody might do something nice for me and cheer me up smile


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Zenooph
SILVER Member since Aug 2006

Zenooph

psychadelic pyro
Location: Johannesburg

Total posts: 570
Posted:This is not the last nice thing I did, but definately one that made me feel good about myself.

On my way to work there's a guy who sells newspapers and eveytime I see him I give him one of my smokes. In December before I went on leave I bought him a whole carton of smokes and gave it to him. He was so happy he gave me a hug. I really felt good because I gave.


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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:I trusted my boyfriend to make his own healthy decisions...didn't work out too well but I did it

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Posted:I rescued a small spider from ym bath this morning!

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Posted: Written by: Zenooph


This is not the last nice thing I did, but definately one that made me feel good about myself.

On my way to work there's a guy who sells newspapers and eveytime I see him I give him one of my smokes. In December before I went on leave I bought him a whole carton of smokes and gave it to him. He was so happy he gave me a hug. I really felt good because I gave.



simmilar thig happened to me........i was waiting at the train stationfor my train home after a heavy weekend and this bloke came up, can of special brew in hand and asked me for a smoke....so i let him roll one from my pouch of tobacco and we got chatting about stuff then he offered me a 50gram pouch of tobacco as a thank you biggrin


sometimes it pays to be nice wink


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Location: Birmingham

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Posted:I gave up my seat on a bench to let an elderly bloke sit down. I think he was offended at me calling him old like that biggrin

I also pledged to join the Labour party so that I can vote for John McDonnell, but only if 99,993 other people do the same, does that count as nice? I reckon it does if you're left-wing, war-hating, civil-liberty-loving, PFI-doubting hippy like me... biggrin wink


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blu_valley
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton

Total posts: 197
Posted:Hmmm, my friend Heather and I peddled our kisses for International care and relief last week. We had to kiss some very sweaty people, and a few went for toungue and a bit of a grope, but all in all it was fun. We rased quite a bit of money for the charity too biggrin

"I want to know if you can see beauty even when it's not pretty, every day,and if you can source your own life from its presence.." - Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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Skatto
GOLD Member since Jan 2007

Skatto

Walking on whims...
Location: Eastbourne, UK

Total posts: 687
Posted:The last sort-of-nice thing I did was yesterday. It was sodding down with rain, really chucking it down. I was at college and we were all in the arts block, upstairs where it was all nice and warm - I had managed to avoid all the rain. smile

There's a huge wall-sized collection of windows which allow you to see outside, and there in the rain was a poor girl struggling to carry a heap of art stuff into the building props, materials, the lot. She dropped it all in the many puddles; no one really seemed to care, and a few people just watched from the otherside of the window laughing though she didnt notice.

I trotted out of the warmth and into the downpour to help her pick it all up and carry it inside. I was drenched afterwards head-to-toe, and my baseball boots squelched for the next few hours. But I was just glad that someone helped her. tongue

We played a strange self-invented game of frisbee, football, and cricket later in the rain; so everyone else got soaked too. ubblol

Today someone gave me a train ticket into town for free; which was dandy. : )


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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:I did that once. I was going to summerfest (summerfest.com for our awesome lineup this year) and I was grubbing through my purse for money and someone gave me a pass, and when I was leaving I did the same for someone else, I still feel good about it 2yrs later smile

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Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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darkness-before
GOLD Member since Apr 2007

darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea

Total posts: 197
Posted:Moka, I hope you ment on his car and your not nocking on peoples houses to tell them the living room lights on or anything. W8t, I don't think voting for someone you think would be a bed political leader is nice really. Not unless you tell him your doing it cus you want to help him out of the kindness of your heart, even then how will all the other folk feel if you don't vote for them too?

Blu, peddalin kisses sounds ace. When are you opening your stall again?bounce2

Today I stopped in the rain to help a guy change his bike tyre, he literraly had a blow out right in front of me cus some idiot had left glass on the cycle path. Yesterday I didn't do anything nice, I stayed at home and drank innocent smoothiesangel2. They're awesome.


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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

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Total posts: 4991
Posted:2 weeks ago I gave a brand new set of poi to a girl I'd never met before... she was the assistant in my tattooists shop... he did my tattoo for free and I gave him 20 for beer smile so all worked out a treat!.

Yesterday I bought lunch for my workmate, he in return bought today's.


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In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

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TastesLikePurple
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

TastesLikePurple

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Location: Nottingham

Total posts: 498
Posted:every time i go to work i go out and give the big issue guy outside the shop a cup of coffee (he has FOUR sugars eek FOUR!) but i can tell he really appreciates it and i buy a big issue off him too smile

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Larry
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Larry

Electro Ponce!
Location: Hull!

Total posts: 383
Posted:i gave my guitar to my brother-in-law yesterday. he said he wanted to learn and i had a guitar i don't really play anymore. problem solved!

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Shawnie
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

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Total posts: 126
Posted:I adopted a dog from the local spca. He thought it was great

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Wild Child
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

Wild Child

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Location: Cheshire

Total posts: 1733
Posted: Written by: Aime


Is it really bad that I cant remember? redface

I've been keeping to myself the past few days as am moving house tomorrow and am caught up in the throngs of my final major project for my dimploma, and I'm not a very nice person when Im stressed.
So just stay away from people.

Today I'll make an effort to do something nice.
Somebody might do something nice for me and cheer me up smile



Sweetie, you're always nice so that's why you can't remember ubblove Good luck with the move and diploma hug

I offered Firenix a place to stay when he's on a 1 night stopover in Manchester - never met him but he's a HoPper and that's what we do biggrin


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darkness-before
GOLD Member since Apr 2007

darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea

Total posts: 197
Posted:Yay for adopting the dog!

Purple, FOUR sugars? FOUR?!

Yesterday I worked on the door for the juggling society and helped them raise money, as a bonus one of the girls there kept flashing me her boobs!

Today my nice act was not being rud to the really rude impatient shop lady in fancy dress shop.

Also I brought my mate a drink cus he's broke. beerchug bounce bounce2 bounce grouphug


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Location: In your head. (Tasmania, Austr...

Total posts: 1627
Posted:Raised $300 for Leukemia research by shaving my head.
Raised $350 for Oxfam Australia.
Raised enough money for pay for 7 orphaned children to each regular meals and attend school.
Paid for a friends mothers day present because she was broke (all $70 of it!)
Told someone to back off a kid they were picking on at school.
Carried some stuff for a guy on crutches.
Gave a goldfish to a busker! biggrin

There are not enough nice people in this world. And I must admit I do slip up.. So I try to do something nice regularly.. Whether it's something major or something small.. It brightens up someones day and brightens up my own. smile


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Posted:I moved 50tons of wood chip this weekend!
*god I ache*


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cinderella456


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Total posts: 22
Posted:i (almost) gave my boyfriend a goldfiish because he's lonely... i'm going over there later today to surprise him, he just moved to southport and i'm in cardiff, and he hasn't met many people yet. but, i have a goldfish looking at me on my desk at the moment, and hopefully we will both survive the long long train journey this afternoon!

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Spanner
BRONZE Member since Feb 2003

Spanner

remembers when it was all fields round here
Location: in the works... somewhere...

Total posts: 2790
Posted: Written by: DougieA



I rescued a small spider from ym bath this morning!





I saved a couple of spiders the other day as well: one big'un, one baby cool


"I thought you are man, but
you are nice woman.

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