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Cheer Up Inc.

We have means of making you smile.
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You pay cheer up inc a very large fee. Like $15,000 they will find ways of making you happier without you knowing that they are even doing it. This works better if you buy the service for someone else.

For example They might notice that you always end up walking home after work and convince someone to offer you a ride.

Or they might see how you tend to stub your toe on a certain brick in the pavement and have it fixed.

little things, the kind of things that people live for. The service lasts 1 year, for $150,000 get it for life.

futurebird, Jul 08 2001

Cheer Up Soda http://gono.com/pl-...images/bplb.h43.jpg
24 H - I have one of these bottles - dates to 1954 & is just lovely [thumbwax, Oct 07 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       Verification might be an issue. And maybe today I *wanted* to walk home (even though I don't want to any other day - call me awkward).
angel, Jul 08 2001
  

       What would truly make me happy would be for my ex-wife to try a hair dryer experiment involving a running lawnmower and her head. Can you do that?
thumbwax, Jul 08 2001
  

       Yes, they may also make the lives of people you don't like worse (but only if you would notice it and it would make you feel better.)   

       As for the thing about wanting to walk home, it's their job to find out what would make you happier. They ought to have guess that you want to walk home.
futurebird, Jul 08 2001
  

       Or just give me 15 grand. Would pay all my bills and move me to California with enough left over to get an apartment while I look for a job. Would cheer me up no end.   

       Anybody want to contribute to the 'Send StarChaser to His Fiancee Fund"?
StarChaser, Jul 08 2001
  

       I'm sorry, who's gonna pay someone else $15,000 to offer their friend a ride when they can probably offer that ride to their friend themselves...for free? Unless this is a free service of some sort, it's not gonna fly. I had to give this one the fishbone.
XSarenkaX, Jun 06 2002
  

       “Dear Diary. This has been a happy day, a lucky day. The city seems strangely full of friendly, helpful people. I noticed it first on the train. Across from me sat this luscious hunk smiling at me. His obvious flirting made me feel embarrassed and warm. At the station I got a bit frightened when he started running after me, but he was holding out my gloves that I’d forgotten on the seat. I really did!   

       Then at 11, the boss said I could take the rest of the day off. First time! I went shopping and found a stunning dress in a boutique nearby. I felt a little guilty about the price until the clerk gave me 50% off, a rebate I hadn’t seen. Lunch was at a usual place, but the portions were extra generous and tasty. I’d swear they put something in the food or beverage since I left feeling a little tipsy.   

       More luck right outside where I found a $100 dollar bill on the sidewalk! I popped into Barbara’s for a hair wash and scalp massage where I met the nicest woman who thought I had such beautiful hair. We had a lot in common and talked for an hour. On the train home a courteous gentleman gave me his seat! That has never happened before. Maybe it was the shopping bags. Anyway with the sun through the window, I dozed off a bit and when I awoke I found a bouquet of roses in my lap somebody must have dropped. They are so fragrant in the vase here.   

       It all felt a little creepy like someone following me, but very pleasant at the same time. I’ve got to quit now. Lee’s coming home and I wonder what he’s got planned for our anniversary today."
FarmerJohn, Oct 07 2002
  

       <applaudes Farmer's responsibility>
yamahito, Oct 07 2002
  

       It'd probably be better if people didn't have to pay by the year. Paying $41 for a day of good fortune'd be okay, especially if it was the person's birthday or something--but I mean, $15,000?!
inductor, May 14 2006
  

       $150,000 for a life's worth of happiness? Cheap!
methinksnot, May 14 2006
  

       That clause is only applicable to the $15,000 single-year serving.
Us business-class customers enjoy the same level of service regardless of whether we have egoistically subscribed for our elves.
methinksnot, May 15 2006
  

       Money cant buy me love :(
Curiosity, May 15 2006
  

       It gets very lonesome when you work like I do, all by my elf.
methinksnot, May 15 2006
  

       Or a subscription to Cheer Up Inc.
methinksnot, May 15 2006
  
      
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