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Author Topic: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.  (Read 418036 times)

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GreenHall

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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2175 on: April 27, 2015, 03:05:18 PM »
In Toronto right now, there is a popular show that involves horses (sort of an equine Cirque du Soleil). Unfortunately, a performer was injured at a recent performance, and had to be hospitalized.

So I really feel badly that I giggled when they reported he was in "stable condition".
I saw that show, I think.  It was during a high-stress time of my life, that eventually revealed to me that I am both an introvert and have (social and other) anxiety.

I was so tense through the whole show thinking something was going to go wrong...

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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2176 on: April 27, 2015, 05:14:15 PM »
In Toronto right now, there is a popular show that involves horses (sort of an equine Cirque du Soleil). Unfortunately, a performer was injured at a recent performance, and had to be hospitalized.

So I really feel badly that I giggled when they reported he was in "stable condition".
I think they used that phrase intentionally.  I giggled, too.
"The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit.  The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are."

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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2177 on: Yesterday at 03:38:51 PM »
Ah, kittens.

For years, I used a baby gate to keep the two older cats from attacking the two younger ones.  Now that I'm down to one older cat, the gate is rarely used, but it is still leaning against the wall.  This morning, Octavia and Damiri were playing around it; Octavia would walk behind and poke at Damiri through the mesh, while Damiri investigated the locking mechanism and swatted at her sister.

Damiri started climbing up the gate.  The inevitable happened.  With a mighty crash, the gate fell on top of Damiri (and Octavia, who chose the wrong moment to walk around to Damiri's side).  I didn't see the kittens again this morning, which is just as well since that way they didn't hear me snickering at them. 

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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2178 on: Yesterday at 04:22:10 PM »
I should probably not laugh at the little baby kittens learning the difference between small and far away.

It's inherently a bit hilarious to see the kittens being excited to see me coming until I get close enough that their little bitty brains process how big I am compared to them, at which point I'm suddenly terrifying, until I get close enough again that all they can see is my foot, at which point I'm not scary anymore  ::)

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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2179 on: Yesterday at 04:32:43 PM »
Kittens have no perspective.
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Re: Things that you just should NOT laugh at.
« Reply #2180 on: Yesterday at 04:44:04 PM »
My brain just keeps playing this bit in my head:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh5kZ4uIUC0

I'm looking forward to next week when they learn to jump overnight :)