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Miserable Day

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Miserable Day

What a miserable day. Not a single one of my family wished me a happy birthday or sent me a card.
You never fail to go out of your way to help them at every opportunity and this is all the thanks you get.
I've tried standing in front of a mirror and saying happy birthday, but looking at the miserable face in the mirror doesn't cheer me up one iota.
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shalom2010
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Re: Miserable Day

Sad Oh dear - what an ungrateful lot they are. Happy Birthday Bill
tazmaniandevil
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I stopped celebrating birthdays 20 years ago. I hit the half century in a few weeks, but never got over turning 30.  Sad
It's just another day to me now.
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Happy Birthday BillNotBen.

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Re: Miserable Day

Happy birthday sir and enjoy the rest of your day.
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Re: Miserable Day

Happy Birthday , enjoy Smiley
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Some people of a certain age don't wish to rember their birthday and when asked about their age knock a few years off.
But................. Happy Birthday Smiley
shalom2010
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You can remember it's your birthday, as long as you don't count the years. Live for today, that's all you got to do, simple.
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Happy Birthday BNB me ol buddy! You know us lot are here for you Wink
(oh and you're not the only one.. in 2010 my partner of 6/7 years forgot mine and it was a big one!  Angry)
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Quote from: billnotben
What a miserable day. Not a single one of my family wished me a happy birthday or sent me a card.
You never fail to go out of your way to help them at every opportunity and this is all the thanks you get.
I've tried standing in front of a mirror and saying happy birthday, but looking at the miserable face in the mirror doesn't cheer me up one iota.

Know the feeling well......
Next year.... put a reminder on this forum, 24 hours before your birthday !... we all wish you a Happy one... I am sure...
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I would sing for you... but it'd make you feel worse tbh.
Happy Birthday Smiley
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Happy Birthday Smiley
I had mine a few days ago - my stepson bent over backwards to make sure he'd got me a nice pressie (he's 15) but my two "real" kids couldn't be bothered (16 and 20). Sad
The stepson is currently investigating the possibility of getting me a home brewing kit - I suspect he has an ulterior motive though .....
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I know how you feel...
Still waiting for card and present from my daughter since last Saturday.

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Re: Miserable Day

Happy Birthday billnotben!
Family can be a strange lot but you can rely more on your friends.
We appreciate your contributions to the community forums (pretty much as good as family anyway).
So, once again, Happy Birthday!!
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Happy Birthday Bill