What is the nicest thing you've done for somebody without being able to tell them?

We all(hopefully) do nice things, but sometimes we can't tell those who we're helping. Whether it's simply that you didn't have a chance to tell them, or because telling them would ruin it entirely, keeping it to yourself can be painful, so let's hear what you've done!

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Dec 5, 2021 - 7:31pm

My friend in college had previously talked in the group chat about this girl in his Stats class that had asked a question or something about her calculator and was embarrassed and he fixed it for her. Said she was really cute and that he was gonna ask her out but was nervous.

I matched with this girl who had the same name and said she was a stats major. Asked her if she was the one who didn't know how to use a calculator and she was like lmaoooo how do you know. Told her I was friends with the guy who helped and how he said she was cute (of course didn't mention he wanted to ask her out).

She whipped out the "ah how sweet" and i said she should ask him out to return the calculator favor.

Two days later my bro starts blowing up the chat about how she gave him her snap. That was 4 years ago - just googled to see what's up w them as we aren't in contact anymore and they're engaged lmao. Idk if she has ever told him about us matching but he never mentioned it to me.

He's a better man than I was at the time so was and still am happy for them.

Dec 5, 2021 - 7:42pm

So basically brag about your good works to get credit on earth and not in heaven (loss of humility).Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Dec 5, 2021 - 10:28pm

I gave all my cash to a homeless dude outside the weed store when I was gonna kill myself later that day but then I didn't so I went back the next day but he was all like I spent it

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Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Dec 5, 2021 - 11:11pm

This time I was trying to get into nationals for boardercross snowboarding in 2018, I drove to VA to race and on the way I was staying at some city in VA. I stopped at the gas station near my hotel and started talking to this homeless dude sitting on the ground with a cup of change. He looked pretty well kempt and I asked him where he was sleeping tonight and he said 'here' and I was aware I got 2 queen beds and so just told him to come on over.Β 

He was very happy to hear this and we hung out and exchanged stories over espresso and dark chocolate almond milk. (I brought my espresso machine.)Β 

This hotel also included a full breakfast for all guests and I counted my friend as a guest so we both ate breakfast like kings. They had scrambled eggs, biscuits, potatoes, sausage links, bacon, waffles, strawberries, pancakes - a real fine breakfast. It was honestly one of the happiest moments of my life. I had to go at 9am or so but he had two hours to checkout and he was just so happy to have a nice place to chill for 2 hours and watch TV.Β 

I got to the snowboard competition (regionals) and successfully secured a slot at nationals and later that year attended nationals in Open/Pro category at Copper Mountain 2018.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:39am

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"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Dec 6, 2021 - 10:13am

I interviewed a student who was exploring a job with us (leading BB at the time) vs working at google..... i told him to enjoy the day but he should take the google job - he didΒ 

another was debating trading vs being a teacher.... i encouraged teaching.. she didΒ 

all you can do is give honest advice sometimes and see how it works out for them......Β  Β 

Dec 8, 2021 - 12:19pm

Yeah honestly not only does teaching pay terribly, it's not as easy or fun of a job as people make it out to be

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Dec 7, 2021 - 2:39am

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