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2016 has been shit for me - 2 very close relatives including Mum died. I'm also a Remoaner and Trump hater. And Prince fan. Please tell me something great that happened this year!

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Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 16:38:23

Before I write 2016 off as a year of horrible, please tell me something good that happened to you in 2016. I lost my Mum and a cousin as dear to me as a sister- that is the pinnacle of horribleness for me. Although Brexit, Trump etc hasn't been something I cherish either.
I want to hear something heart warmingly good because I hate consigning a whole year to the dustbin.

ChuckGravestones Thu 24-Nov-16 16:40:57

Mine is consigned. Although I did manage to grow Yard Long Beans which i have been trying to do for years.

And i have just got a fab new job, starting in a week.

But the rest of 2016 has been shite. It started with Bowie going and went downhill from there.

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 16:43:48

Well done with the beans and Congrats with the new job.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Thu 24-Nov-16 16:44:02

It's been horrible. I also lost someone very dear to me, other friends have had serious illnesses and bereavements, and as for the political situation I feel close to despair. I think 2016 should go down as unremittingly shit. Sorry OP. Can't think of a single happy thought for you today.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Thu 24-Nov-16 16:47:32

And I'm so sorry for your losses.

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 16:47:47

My sympathies, Girl. It's been a lot shit all around.

FannyWisdom Thu 24-Nov-16 16:53:30

Yup been a bad un for me too.

Here

youtu.be/1cAdWq6VBBU

FizzBombBathTime Thu 24-Nov-16 16:53:45

Doherty is off the smack

Ed balls happened

Tay Tay finally got her comeuppance

Kikipie Thu 24-Nov-16 16:58:26

I know globally it's been shit but personally it's been good, my husband was very fortunate earlier in the year, which was a huge surprise, so we have been very lucky

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 17:02:51

Fanny, I would give that poor cow a hug. It even "dabbed" at the end.

I'm by nature a bit of a miserablist but this year has been so shit, I am trying to fight it.

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 17:04:22

Kiki, that's great to hear. Enjoy your good fortune, I'm really glad the Dementors haven't struck everywhere.

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 17:05:30

Fizz, my dd loves Taytay. I can't tell her about the silliness.

FannyWisdom Thu 24-Nov-16 17:06:31

I love the cow. It's like weird meditation.

I'm just writing this year off now. Fuck it, 2017 I will be the cow!

GirlOverboard Thu 24-Nov-16 17:09:34

Ed Balls on Strictly and the return of Clarkson, Hammond and May on the Grand Tour have both cheered me up a lot.

And this is a nice story I read the other day, about a tiger from a derelict zoo in Palestine moved to a massive new enclosure in South Africa: metro.co.uk/2016/11/20/last-tiger-of-palestine-rescued-from-small-cage-and-taunting-children-6270293/

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 17:15:07

Not an Ed fan but liking GT. That tiger story is lovely.

TheresAGhostYouFools Thu 24-Nov-16 17:19:29

This made me laugh - do NOT click on if you are easily offended, (or at work!).
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=9yv_rl3MYKA

JellyBelli Thu 24-Nov-16 17:29:41

The video TheresAGhostYouFools posted is the only good thing to happen this year.

therealmortificado Thu 24-Nov-16 18:15:19

I'm sorry you've had a horrible year sad

My good news is my dd arrived this year after suffering from 3 miscarriages.

Here's to 2017 for you op. I sincerely hope it's a better one for you flowers

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 18:24:05

Congratulations There. That's wonderful.
Will look at video once dd has gone to bed grin

IneedAqueenMortificadoNickname Thu 24-Nov-16 18:27:48

I'm sorry you've had a bad year sad

After a run of 7 bad years things finally started looking up for me this year as my met my lovely oh who treats me and my dc perfectly.

Fingers crossed your 2017 is better flowers

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 18:29:23

About time too, Ineed. Have a brilliant Christmas together

IneedAqueenMortificadoNickname Thu 24-Nov-16 18:33:05

Thank you yawn

PipersPiping Thu 24-Nov-16 18:33:11

Middlesbrough were promoted to the premier league!

Yawnyawnallday Thu 24-Nov-16 18:34:20

Pipers, I'm a Toon fan. So I'm only happy for you through gritted teeth!

PipersPiping Thu 24-Nov-16 18:41:08

Oh dear yawn we can not be friends!
Sorry you've had a rough year, hope the next one is better.

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