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Embarrassing things we all do and think
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Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 20 Aug 2020 21:47 #354053

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tzitzis dude wrote on 08 Aug 2020 22:00:
When, during חזרת הש״ץ the chazzan starts saying “...יעלה ויבא” and I try to convince myself that I really did remember to say it and don’t need to go back...


Speaking of which (not really, but who’s paying attention anyway?), I’m so bad at remembering יעלה ויבא that I even forget it by מוסף! 

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 26 Aug 2020 20:09 #354256

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Davening for the amud in a nusach ashkenaz shul when you daven nusach sfard.

Really embarrassing...
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Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 30 Aug 2020 06:34 #354351

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In the middle of קדושה on שבת (either שחרית or מוסף- I’ve done both), saying ברוך כבוד ה׳ ממקומו, and then, after around a minute and a half, find myself saying ״אור חדש על ציון צאיר...״ as the chazzan starts singing ״ממקומך...״ and REALLY hoping the guy next to me wasn’t paying attention...

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 30 Aug 2020 11:28 #354356

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Just had this last week... kaddish being said very quiet and i belched out amen very loud except it seems he wasn't up to amen yet

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 02 Sep 2020 19:50 #354531

In the middle of Shemone Asrai, and instead of bowing for modim, you accidentally take 3 steps back and when you finish you take the tiniest 3 more steps back in the hope no one will notice you stepping back twice...

יהי רצון שהדברים לתועלת

Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
We all make choices in life, but in the end, our choices make us.

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 23 Sep 2020 21:13 #355395

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In the middle of Chazaras Hashatz (or any other time that talking isn’t allowed) I can try mouthing something to somebody, and they don’t get what I’m trying to communicate, so they’ll move their ear right next to my mouth... 
well, this was the case until COVID-19 came along and messed up this form of communication, but anyways...

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 25 Sep 2020 04:29 #355473

LOVING this thread. LOLOLOL:) thanks grant!

sitting down after "boruch kevod hashem memkomo" by kedusha. theres no recovering from that one and ive done more times than i care to remember.

spacing in at some point during shachris only to realize im starting shema but they havnt yet reached borchu... (but thats obviously because i have to make zman krias shema!)

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 06 Oct 2020 04:31 #355791

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Doing anything possible to have an excuse to take my gosh-forsaken mask off whenever I can- like constantly sipping my water bottle...
I even ate the food on a plane (and it definitely was NOT a first class meal) 

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 06 Oct 2020 13:09 #355805

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How about putting away your lulav and esrog after hallel before hoshanos (in E"Y or nusach sefard in chu"l) espasiallyif you are the type with the whole irrigation system for your lulav.
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Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 06 Oct 2020 17:13 #355818

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Looking for my glasses while it's actually sitting on my nose
Putting the open apple juice into the broom closet instead of the fridge
Standing by the open fridge and not being able to remember what I came for
Mistaking my mother-in-law or sister-in-law for my wife and therefore giving them a huge smile when crossing paths in the hallway only to suddenly drop it upon realizing it's not my wife, Ooops! I actually was not that happy to see you.. 

https://gye.vids.io/videos/449bddb01313e7cfcd/are-you-ready-to-win

:יהודה בן תימא אומר
 הוי עז כנמר

וקל כנשר
ורץ  כצבי
וגבור כארי
! לעשות רצון אביך שבשמים


I NEED YOU!!!
I'm flying in the darkest of dark
in the storm of all storms
please light my way!
Help me rise above temptation 
& come closer to you!
I need YOU like nothing else
& only you!
Only connecting with you will fill my souls yearning,
for all else is peasant food for the prince,
saltwater for the thirsty!
Please help me overcome
the distractions, obstructions & fearsome illusions,
I know it's you hiding behind the terrifying smokescreen,
testing, awaiting, patiently, with endless love,
one greater than the capacity of my imagination.
You are eternal, I don't exist,
bring me close, to cleave to you,
so that I can too last forever by returning to you.
Bring us home, to the land of our soul,
and rid the universe of all evil,
which is simply the "absence" of you,
so that we can feel & see you clearly,
Ki Bayin U'vayin Yiru, B'shuv Hashem L'Tziyon!

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 06 Oct 2020 17:22 #355819

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Here's a couple from another family member of mine:

#1: Absentmindedly snatching some popcorn and spitting it out after attempting to chew it and still not realizing that the white stuff was not popcorn rather it was PARTY SNAPPERS!

#2: Always eating the slice of challah of the guy sitting next to them and drinking from their cup, until they learn to keep the food and drink on the other side of their plate 
#3: No fail seltzer shower whenever that coveted drink is desired - and it is desired very often. 

https://gye.vids.io/videos/449bddb01313e7cfcd/are-you-ready-to-win

:יהודה בן תימא אומר
 הוי עז כנמר

וקל כנשר
ורץ  כצבי
וגבור כארי
! לעשות רצון אביך שבשמים


I NEED YOU!!!
I'm flying in the darkest of dark
in the storm of all storms
please light my way!
Help me rise above temptation 
& come closer to you!
I need YOU like nothing else
& only you!
Only connecting with you will fill my souls yearning,
for all else is peasant food for the prince,
saltwater for the thirsty!
Please help me overcome
the distractions, obstructions & fearsome illusions,
I know it's you hiding behind the terrifying smokescreen,
testing, awaiting, patiently, with endless love,
one greater than the capacity of my imagination.
You are eternal, I don't exist,
bring me close, to cleave to you,
so that I can too last forever by returning to you.
Bring us home, to the land of our soul,
and rid the universe of all evil,
which is simply the "absence" of you,
so that we can feel & see you clearly,
Ki Bayin U'vayin Yiru, B'shuv Hashem L'Tziyon!

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 06 Oct 2020 18:45 #355822

Swift Eagle wrote on 06 Oct 2020 17:13:
Mistaking my mother-in-law or sister-in-law for my wife and therefore giving them a huge smile when crossing paths in the hallway only to suddenly drop it upon realizing it's not my wife, Ooops! I actually was not that happy to see you.. 

My sisters friend had an elderly man run over to her on the street from behind, who then wrapped his arms around her and planted a huge kiss on her cheek. Then his look turned to horror as he realized this wasn't his granddaughter...

יהי רצון שהדברים לתועלת

Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
We all make choices in life, but in the end, our choices make us.

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 07 Oct 2020 03:54 #355847

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I’ve seen this one with myself and everyone around me...
Getting the orange juice passed to me, and just having to shake it- even though I still see the froth from the previous shaking from all of 5 seconds ago

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 07 Oct 2020 13:14 #355863

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tzitzis dude wrote on 07 Oct 2020 03:54:
I’ve seen this one with myself and everyone around me...
Getting the orange juice passed to me, and just having to shake it- even though I still see the froth from the previous shaking from all of 5 seconds ago

Just like when we smell a bottle of milk even if we are the 5th person taking from it and everyones noses before us already gave their stamp of approval! 

Re: Embarrassing things we all do and think 07 Oct 2020 13:16 #355864

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Swift Eagle wrote on 06 Oct 2020 17:13:
Mistaking my mother-in-law or sister-in-law for my wife and therefore giving them a huge smile when crossing paths in the hallway only to suddenly drop it upon realizing it's not my wife, Ooops! I actually was not that happy to see you.. 

Thank God all you gave them was a huge...smile! 
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