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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by itasca00 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:06 am

I was reminded today that this song exists, and I love everything about it! Sometimes I wish I could pipe it directly into Dan's ears after some of the self-critical things he posts or says in videos. :lol:



Edit: Yay, top of a whole new page of happiness! :D In honor of this achievement, I'll add my favorite video from the classic YouTube series Auto-Tune the News, which definitely never fails to make me happy.

You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
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Post by alittledizzy » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:37 am

I'm having an anxious night and acrylic pour videos are getting me through it.


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Post by itasca00 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:44 am

Roly West is a YouTuber who I absolutely adore, and I think their laugh is one of the most infectious I've ever heard! I've put two exemplary videos below. In my opinion, the build-up for both videos is pretty long (i.e., the first 6.5 minutes in the first and the first 3.5 minutes in the second), but they both have me literally crying with laughter by the end.




I've put two more throwback videos under the spoiler. They both contain a single short moment that cracks me up that I think others might also enjoy if they like Roly. :)
Moment at 1:40-2:02


Moment at 1:56-2:20
You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
Dan Howell, 5/10/18 Try new things..?

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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by alittledizzy » Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:32 am

itasca00 wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:44 am
Roly West is a YouTuber who I absolutely adore, and I think their laugh is one of the most infectious I've ever heard! I've put two exemplary videos below. In my opinion, the build-up for both videos is pretty long (i.e., the first 6.5 minutes in the first and the first 3.5 minutes in the second), but they both have me literally crying with laughter by the end.

I've put two more throwback videos under the spoiler. They both contain a single short moment that cracks me up that I think others might also enjoy if they like Roly. :)
Moment at 1:40-2:02


Moment at 1:56-2:20
Okay I'm sold, definitely subscribed!

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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by jesp » Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:28 am

I really enjoy having train cab ride videos playing on the side while I’m doing other things, and while they’re not exactly videos that make me happy, I do find them extremely calming and thought I’d share. Japan and Norway {one of my favourite countries} seem to have the best, and UK cab rides are usually pants. There’s loads to choose from on youtube, but here’s a couple good ones:




This one is a monorail, and is pretty short, but it seems like a really beautiful place.

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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by itasca00 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:43 pm

Sometimes I fall down YouTube rabbit holes in which I watch a ton of auditions from various singing and talent shows, and watching these videos never fails to make me happy. The audition that sticks out the most in my memory (and that I've probably rewatched the most) is this one:

You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
Dan Howell, 5/10/18 Try new things..?

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Post by somethingsketchy » Wed May 01, 2019 7:20 am

I don't know if this clip will ever stop cracking me up. I keep showing it to every friend I meet up with.



See also the aftermath on Twitter:
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Post by obsessivelymoody » Fri May 03, 2019 8:46 am



This entire channel just makes me very, very happy :blueflower:

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Post by lefthandedism » Fri May 03, 2019 3:31 pm

obsessivelymoody wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 8:46 am
This entire channel just makes me very, very happy :blueflower:
That's amazing--so funny and so sweet. And it put my cat to sleep. :sleepypuppy: :tu:
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Post by alittledizzy » Sat May 04, 2019 2:53 pm

Back on the topic of songs - this ending theme for Shin Chan remains something that makes me smile. It makes me think of college and watching this with my old roommate.


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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by itasca00 » Thu May 16, 2019 5:07 am

There are a number of sitcoms that I like to watch from start-to-finish over-and-over again as background noise, and I just started watching Frasier again. I just remembered that this moment exists, and it never fails to make me laugh.

You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
Dan Howell, 5/10/18 Try new things..?

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Post by somethingsketchy » Mon May 20, 2019 9:03 am

There are undoubtedly countless Pokémon meme pages, but I've taken a special liking to the Bulbasaur Propaganda Twitter account. They retweet the cutest Bulbasaur fanart and funniest memes, and going to their profile just makes me really happy every time!
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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by alittledizzy » Mon May 20, 2019 2:43 pm

itasca00 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 5:07 am
There are a number of sitcoms that I like to watch from start-to-finish over-and-over again as background noise, and I just started watching Frasier again. I just remembered that this moment exists, and it never fails to make me laugh.
Oh I love this. Frasier is one of my favorite shows, and I'm gonna piggyback on that because I discovered Matt Baume a few months ago and his Frasier video is one of my favorites. Despite Frasier being a show I've probably seen probably every single episode of twice, this video still made me look at it in a new perspective.


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Post by itasca00 » Mon May 20, 2019 9:55 pm

alittledizzy Wow, thanks for sharing! Before I watched that video, I had no idea there were any queer people besides David Hyde Pierce who worked on Frasier! :prideheart:
You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
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Post by obsessivelymoody » Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:45 pm



Okay this made me laugh too hard. SO CUTE <3

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Re: Happiness Thread

Post by itasca00 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:55 am

Okay, I haven't watched this video since it was first published over ten years ago. However, I have thought about it from time to time over the years, and tonight was one of those times. I think it is perhaps the most endearing video John has ever made, and rewatching it for the first time tonight made me immensely happy.

You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
Dan Howell, 5/10/18 Try new things..?

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Post by alittledizzy » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:42 am

Malinda Herman - a Thai grandmother that posts song covers on youtube, mostly singing to her dog.


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Post by itasca00 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:14 am

If a boy ever wanted to win my heart forever, sending me this video would probably be one of the surest and quickest ways for him to do it. :prideheart2:

(If you don't already know them, Greg and Mitch are a couple who run the science education YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE. With them writing and performing this song together and it being so closely related to their passions, I can't help but feel like it must be very personal and special to them, and those aspects of the song in addition to the sciency and gay aspects all come together to make it one of my favorite love songs.)

You're being beamed up by aggressive aliens and they're plugging in the anal probe
"Oh, God. Okay. I say: *shrug* [...] I'd be like, 'I don't know how this works. Put a condom on that thing. *shrug*'"
Dan Howell, 5/10/18 Try new things..?

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