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SticksandStones December 12th, 2017 6:41am

I'm currently in my busiest week of the semester for college and I haven't posted a poll in awhile (much less a lighthearted one), so: What brings you joy?

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12/13/17 7:30 am

Being close God>friends>family

12/13/17 6:07 am

Family, traveling, great food, a relaxing bath, sipping hot tea

PrinceOberyn Vive LEmpereur
12/12/17 1:47 pm

Living life and enjoying its pleasures. Knowledge, fucking, love, wine, and levity are what fuel my happiness.

auntiesamm Orange County CA
12/12/17 11:38 am

My family - especially my 2 little great- grandsons, ages 2.5 and 11 months.

SHIPPY1944 Tn.
12/12/17 11:37 am

I enjoy being around other people, helping them when I can, while๐Ÿคฃlaughing๐Ÿ˜‚ & comforting, them when their ๐Ÿ˜ฅsad๐Ÿ˜“

SHIPPY1944 Tn.
12/12/17 11:38 am

Plus walking my pup twice a day๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปโ—๏ธ

DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
12/12/17 10:53 am

Spending four hours on a test this afternoon and being able to write primarily about colonialism without being off topic.

PrinceOberyn Vive LEmpereur
12/12/17 1:49 pm

Try your hardest, exams can be a bitch. As my luck would have it, all of my exams this semester are at home essays....four classes...four papers...all due within three days of each other.

I agree that meandering off topic isn't a good idea though. This is your final, not your manifesto, lol.

DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
12/12/17 1:51 pm

Yes, I agree with you. But it's great when the subject is something I'm passionate about. It allows the words to flow right from the pen

suppressedID That is my secret Cap
12/12/17 9:41 am

Quietly sipping that first cup of hot coffee in the morning.

jmw7477 Indiana
12/12/17 9:19 am

Watching my husband wrestle and play with our dogs.

Donaldo non binary potato person
12/12/17 7:56 am

Really sitting down and listening to good music.
Getting on the ice and playing hockey. (Won our summer session championship with my brother and dad. Felt extremely joyful and much pride standing next if to my dad for the team picture after the win. I've grown up watching play beer leagues so to win my first with him was special. Also, me and my bro got the only two goals to win 2-1)
And enjoying a nice beer with a few close friends

Think Lovin Life
12/12/17 7:42 am

You my grandchildren. They remind me that their parents learned the lessons we tried to share, and their enthusiasm for life is inspiring.

chickencookie It really is
12/12/17 6:44 am

Simple things. A good talk with a loved one. The sound of a baby laughing. Cozy nights. Laughing with my husband and daughter.

rons screw politicians
12/12/17 6:22 am

Getting my Amazon packages.

jlong105 Indiana
12/12/17 6:19 am

Duck billed platypuses

shygal47 Florida east coast
12/12/17 6:13 am

Seeing/hearing smiles and laughter.

imanag My heaven on Earth
12/12/17 5:56 am

I love being with my family and hearing my children laugh.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/12/17 5:41 am

Long Nordic walks outside, video games, listening to music, helping others, learning something new (I’m learning to cook), laughing at something funny at school (we often have fun), being alone, my cat etc. Many things make me happy

Jazzy5 USA
12/12/17 5:09 am

Each day!

think4yourself Not a safe space
12/12/17 3:29 am

Many things but my kids top the list!

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
12/12/17 1:54 am

time with the people I cherish.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/12/17 1:54 am

• Making music (singing or playing drums and percussion).
• Seeing the light bulb go on over a student's head when he finally understands what I'm talking about.
• Noticing an unexpected blessing from God.
• Being with my kids and/or grandsons.
• Waking up next to my wife every morning and knowing that it's already a good day!
• Discovering a new insight in God's Word. โœŸ

orgblu10 Shamerica
12/12/17 1:18 am

When my kids want to hang out with me, or even just talk.

Jazzy5 USA
12/12/17 5:08 am

That is priceless...

gluxford1 Arizona
12/12/17 12:08 am

Music, family, work, and my country.

VetTech Greenacres, FL
12/11/17 11:58 pm

Being able to see my boyfriend before and after he goes to USMC boot camp, getting letters from him (It’s the only form of contact we have while he is in boot camp), and my job.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/12/17 12:28 am

Sweet! May he return safely and always be by your side.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/11/17 11:46 pm

Winning. Doesn't matter if it's a chess game or a debate or whatever, just winning.

think4yourself Not a safe space
12/12/17 3:31 am

Just like Charlie sheen. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

SticksandStones Stop fearmongering
12/11/17 11:43 pm

Just in time for the holiday season too.

Anyway, I'm a pretty simple person. Walking outside under the falling snow today was nice, especially with no strong winds blowing it around, which is rare.

Also I get to see my girlfriend on Thursday and she always makes me smile.

And of course, music. There's nothing a good ABBA song can't fix ;)