The Most UNDERrated Things in Life
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January 17, 2013 3:43 pm at 3:43 pm #607830
To be fair, perhaps all these were once rated well and accurate, but I feel they are under appreciated as of NOW.
In no particular order:
– fruits & vegetables
– the great feeling after getting an oil change
– chazara (reviewing something you learned, over and over again)
– birchas asher yotzar
– electric cars
– bicycling (as a main form of transportation)
– learning from the elderly
– garbage men
– closing your eyes, and taking in a delicious breath of fresh air
– The human brain/intellect/imagination/sanityJanuary 17, 2013 5:04 pm at 5:04 pm #924847a maminParticipant
Baal HaBooze: Thank you for reminding us…. Lechaim, Lechaim!!January 17, 2013 5:31 pm at 5:31 pm #924848BetShemeshInExileParticipant
– waking up every morningJanuary 17, 2013 5:37 pm at 5:37 pm #924849whatshaichesMember
What about breathing, being alive and healthy?
That tops them all!January 17, 2013 5:46 pm at 5:46 pm #924850MDGParticipant
Tefillah – as told to us in Mesechet BerachotJanuary 17, 2013 6:10 pm at 6:10 pm #924851computer777Participant
A job!January 17, 2013 6:14 pm at 6:14 pm #924852
a mamin – you’re very welcome!!
BetShemeshInExile- yeah, I guess. The alternative is quite morbid.
whatshaichis – absolutely!
btw my list obviously has no official end, and would love to read of many more underrated thingsJanuary 17, 2013 6:25 pm at 6:25 pm #924853yaakov doeParticipant
Single malt, cholunt, kishka, kreplachJanuary 17, 2013 6:47 pm at 6:47 pm #924854CuriosityParticipant
Heimish food is OVER-rated imho. How about living in a country that doesn’t need bomb shelters?January 17, 2013 7:23 pm at 7:23 pm #924855
living in a city where the kosel is a 10 minute busride away.January 17, 2013 7:37 pm at 7:37 pm #924856
i think popa_bar_abba is totally underrated!January 17, 2013 7:39 pm at 7:39 pm #924857takahmamashParticipant
Having children come home for Shabbat.January 17, 2013 8:41 pm at 8:41 pm #924858haifagirlParticipant
Haifa.January 17, 2013 9:45 pm at 9:45 pm #924859MorahRachMember
Being a parent.
Finding cheap gas.
NOT getting the flu during flu season..!
That feeling after you light shabbos candles.. Ahhh best ever.
Laughing really hard.
A shabbos nap.
The list is endless.January 17, 2013 9:50 pm at 9:50 pm #924860
ahem. haifa, if anything, is overrated.January 18, 2013 1:40 am at 1:40 am #924861ThePurpleOneMember
GASSSSS!!!! im never ever guna forget how utterly insane it was in ny after the hurricane ws over and 2 hour gas lines.. whenevr imw my mom and we stop for gas im alwys still ttly amazed that we just drive in i feel so free now and cud go ANYWHERE!!! i rem we were always saving our gas for like a week after the hurricane cuz the longs were insane!!January 18, 2013 1:50 pm at 1:50 pm #924862
o see, and here i thought purple was gonna say something really funny.January 18, 2013 5:22 pm at 5:22 pm #924863
MorahRach- A shabbos nap.
i beg to differ
that is definitely NOT underrated! Name me THREE people you know (over 15yrs old) that regards this oineg shabbos lightly….January 19, 2013 7:15 pm at 7:15 pm #924864haifagirlParticipant
Haifa is absolutely NOT overrated. For those of us who like to live in a city, this one is the best.
But speaking of underrated: grammar.January 21, 2013 4:06 pm at 4:06 pm #924865
snow is extremely underrated. u just have to know how to use it properly efficiently and wisely – and it is most amazing!!!! i’m talking about skiing, snowboarding, making a snowman or an igloo with the kids, sledding, etc. i make an effort to show my kids how beautiful snow is, and how we should be thankful for it (not dreading it like 90% of the population)January 21, 2013 7:53 pm at 7:53 pm #924866MorahRachMember
Baalhabooze, until I had a child I did not appreciate it!!! My husband an I used to take short naps on shabbos and take walks, read just hang out. Now if I can nap for 20 mins I’m golden!!! Good call though about over 15 because most of my other examples were going to be kids, high schoolers, people with no jobs.January 21, 2013 8:55 pm at 8:55 pm #924867
if you havent noticed, i mispell grammer every time to make you” and for the record, its briooon1Q7&7#ggu!!!!
stinker.January 22, 2013 7:14 pm at 7:14 pm #924868
MorahRach – i know what you mean! You and hubby should take turns napping on shabbos afternoon (that’s what I do, this way my wife and I benefit somewhat, even if it’s a short afternoon)January 23, 2013 3:58 am at 3:58 am #924869SaysMeMember
baalhabooze- so thats morahrach, her hubby, and i’ll be #3 :D, i dont like shabbos napping. Well, now we know shabbos naps ARE underrated!January 23, 2013 4:16 pm at 4:16 pm #924870dotnetterMember
Q-tipsJanuary 24, 2013 12:23 pm at 12:23 pm #924871Shoe store assistantMember
Come on guys, shoes…
[don’t you feel bad for all those kids in gateshead running around in socks?)January 24, 2013 12:37 pm at 12:37 pm #924872Shoe store assistantMember
Also guys, don’t forget glasses – or is it spectacles to the english???January 28, 2013 4:24 pm at 4:24 pm #924873
israeli politics. a little more interesting than our canadian politics, eh? lol
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