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#1 dirk diggler

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:18 AM

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This may have been posted before and you may have already seen it as it has been making its way around the web but it's worth reposting.

Oh and feel free to cry....I did :)

POSITIVITY



1. This picture of Chicago Christians who showed up at a gay pride parade to apologize for homophobia in the Church.

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... and the reaction from the parade.

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2. This story about Japanese senior citizens who volunteered to tackle the nuclear crisis at Fukushima power station so that young people wouldn't have to subject themselves to radiation.

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3. This picture of two Norwegian guys rescuing a sheep from the ocean.

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4. This sign at an awesome bookshop.

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5. This poll about what Snooki should name her child.

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6. The moment in which this Ohio athlete stopped to help an injured competitor across the finish line during a track meet.

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17-year-old Meghan Vogel was in last place in the 3,200-meter run when she caught up to competitor Arden McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of running past her to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath's arm around her shoulders, carried her 30 meters, and then pushed her over the finish line before crossing it.


7. This exchange between a 3-year-old girl and a shopping center.

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8. This note that was handed to a waiter along with a $20 bill by an elderly lady in his restaurant.

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9. This sign at an awesome Subway restaurant.

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10. This picture of a villager carrying stranded kittens to dry land during floods in Cuttack City, India.

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11. This sign at an awesome drycleaner's.

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12. This photograph of a man giving his shoes to a homeless girl in Rio de Janeiro.

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13. This picture of a firefighter administering oxygen to a cat rescued from a house fire.

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14. And this one.

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15. This interaction between a Guatemalan girl and a tourist she just met.

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16. This gesture from a neighbor.

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17. These photos of two children collaborating to rescue a dog who had fallen into a ravine.

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18. This note on a young family's check.

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19. This exchange between a protester and a soldier during a protest in Brazil.

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20. These pictures of a man jumping into rough waters to rescue a stranger's Shih Tzu in Melbourne.

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Sue Drummond was walking her beloved Shih Tzu, Bibi, on a pier in Melbourne, when a fierce gust of wind picked him up and hurled him into the rough waters of the bay. A passerby, Raden Soemawinata, who happened to be on the pier that day to scatter his grandmother's ashes, wasted no time in stripping down and diving into the bay to rescue the animal.


21. And this photograph of two best friends on a swing.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:35 AM

I'm going to add some more

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOHkRk00iI8&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ppzOaA1QErI

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nnYRhanK3XA
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:52 AM

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That made my day :)

This is an old one that I'm sure everyone has seen but it still makes my heart melt


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:00 AM

That made my day :)


Feels good doesn't it? I like watching these threads grow with people's contributions and positive energy. Thanks for posting :)
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:11 AM

nice pics mate , i posted up the picture relating to the gay pride march myself a few days ago :rolleyes:
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:30 AM

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^ Forest fire in Australia
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:41 AM

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That's one of my favourites. Rockin the adidas amongst the adversity. Badass
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:07 AM

Great pics and vids.

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Thanks again, not for restoring my faith in the innate goodness/kindness in humanity, but for reinforcing it.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:12 AM

for #15, I was in Guatemala myself, and all girls act that way towards any foreigner. we had girls of all ages hitting on every male in our group in the hopes that they will be taken out of poverty. it's not exactly faith-restoring.

everything else, though, is great.

Edited by avelanch, 19 July 2012 - 10:13 AM.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:52 AM

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not trying to be picky... But the gay pride picture, the guy is wearing a hawks hat.... kinda ruins the moment for me...
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 11:10 AM

Wow, nearly cried from some of these videos!
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 11:48 AM

I must be getting cold and insensitive, but only the ones with animals made any impact.

The baby and the cat is just a cutesy photo... not faith in humanity restored.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 11:59 AM

I must be getting cold and insensitive, but only the ones with animals made any impact.

The baby and the cat is just a cutesy photo... not faith in humanity restored.


Notice how all the homeless people have dogs, but all the cutesy people and photos include cats?

Yep
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 11:59 AM

FAITH IN CATS: maintained
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:05 PM

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Notice how all the homeless people have dogs, but all the cutesy people and photos include cats?

Yep

FAITH IN CATS: maintained

so what you're saying is that dogs help a person through the toughest of times, and cats are only there to leech off of cute/rich people.

i agree.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:06 PM

if by "help" you mean sit there and starve along with their owner, sure. Misery loves company.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:26 PM

Enjoyed that thanks.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:30 PM

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:33 PM

Found one for Glassjaw...


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:39 PM

Thank You for the post. Today is a day when I could use a little faith in mankind. Tears shed.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:40 PM

that last one is pretty funny, tbh

i'm going to start listening to early 90's muchmusic rock so people on CDC will stop calling me a hipster

brb, eBaying a non-vintage, non-faded soundgarden t-shirt
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:47 PM

That lion video made me cry, WTF?
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 05:32 PM

That lion video made me cry, WTF?


Check out the movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale (available on Netflix). I'm sure you'll shed some more tears.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6U7mAnPtw4
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 05:50 PM

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This one reminded me once again, that there are still many among us that still will go out of their way to help the creatures we share this planet with.



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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:10 PM

Seeing all of these cool animal stories, it would be awesome to see this crappy situation be resolved:

http://globaltvbc.sm...ml?v=2258095929


a beautiful dog that needs some help right now, and some owners who can't beat the government red tape
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:10 PM

To Dirk Diggler .

Thank you for this thread !!!!

+1 for you. You made my day !!!!!

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:18 PM

Check out the movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale (available on Netflix). I'm sure you'll shed some more tears.


Reminds me of Futurama, when Seymour was waiting for Fry.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muyj_spgCls
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:19 PM

that last one is pretty funny, tbh

i'm going to start listening to early 90's muchmusic rock so people on CDC will stop calling me a hipster

brb, eBaying a non-vintage, non-faded soundgarden t-shirt


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:47 PM

This one reminded me once again, that there are still many among us that still will go out of their way to help the creatures we share this planet with.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekmMD8oYtJ0


Great video. The saddest part? Not a single female helped. Just hung out on the beach as if they were working on a tan & couldn't touch the water.
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Posted 20 July 2012 - 01:04 AM

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