Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:14 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:I believe everything except the black ♦ ski instructor...

Does that help?
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Aztexan » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:48 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Aztexan wrote:That's the face every adult in the building had!


:scratch: How did you tell them apart?


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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:48 pm

:lol:



priceless ;)
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby OlegTheBatty » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:37 pm

Aztexan wrote:
OlegTheBatty wrote:
Aztexan wrote:That's the face every adult in the building had!


:scratch: How did you tell them apart?


I was home schooled


Evading the question, I see. I wonder why. . .
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Aztexan » Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:36 am

I'm not evading anything, good sir. I'm just saying we're all in agreement that Matthew's girlfriend will probably clean him out and run off with her black ski instructor.
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby OlegTheBatty » Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:47 pm

Aztexan wrote:I'm not evading anything, good sir. I'm just saying we're all in agreement that Matthew's girlfriend will probably clean him out and run off with her black ski instructor.


Well, yeah, duh.

But I still don't know how you could tell your home-schoolers apart if they all had the same face.
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Postby Aztexan » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:18 pm

You've obviously never driven a building full of adults crazy. Mainly we identified them through their screams.
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:23 pm

Aztexan wrote:I'm not evading anything, good sir. I'm just saying we're all in agreement that Matthew's girlfriend will probably clean him out and run off with her black ski instructor.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby OlegTheBatty » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:49 pm

Aztexan wrote:You've obviously never driven a building full of adults ALL WITH THE SAME FACE crazy. Mainly we identified them through their screams.


I'll file this in case I need it.
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Aztexan » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:42 pm

We branded them like cattle?
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Gord » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:17 pm

Money buys me love -- the more I spend on someone else, the more I love them -- but it doesn't buy their love.
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Lance Kennedy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:21 pm

My view is that even if money does not buy happiness, it sure makes your misery more comfortable.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:26 pm

This is a good 70's Aussie band that had one hit. I'm surprised it was never covered later on.

"Someday I'll have money
Money isn't easy to come by
By the time it's come by I'll be gone"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JbIfeeU2hA

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Confidencia » Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:30 pm

Lance Kennedy wrote:My view is that even if money does not buy happiness, it sure makes your misery more comfortable.


That's spot on lance. I was beginning to think that all skeptics were numb nuts by default.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby thebrendanlea » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:05 am

It buys temporary pleasure. Not happiness.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Phoenix76 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:58 am

Aztexan wrote:You can always pawn your horse.


Trouble with this forum, whilst it has a thumbs up icon, it doesn't have a thumbs down one. Sorry Aztexan, but that's what I would give your comment.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Gord » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:08 pm

Phoenix76 wrote:
Aztexan wrote:You can always pawn your horse.

Trouble with this forum, whilst it has a thumbs up icon, it doesn't have a thumbs down one. Sorry Aztexan, but that's what I would give your comment.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby TJrandom » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:24 pm

Phoenix76 wrote:
Aztexan wrote:You can always pawn your horse.


Trouble with this forum, whilst it has a thumbs up icon, it doesn't have a thumbs down one. Sorry Aztexan, but that's what I would give your comment.


Sure it does... just give a post a thumbs up and the icon changes so that you can give it a thumbs down if you choose to do so. ;)

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Aztexan » Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:43 pm

It doesn't work. I suggest he hit the thumbs up button and then turn his computer upside down and then self-fornicate along with the steed upon which he arrived at this location.
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby TJrandom » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:41 pm

Does too work - just look at the above post... ;) ... though your suggestion seems OK too.

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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Nikki Nyx » Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:33 am

Aztexan wrote:It doesn't work. I suggest he hit the thumbs up button and then turn his computer upside down and then self-fornicate along with the steed upon which he arrived at this location.
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Re: Money DOES buy happiness - briefly.

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:35 am

thebrendanlea wrote:It buys temporary pleasure. Not happiness.

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