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17 little moments that give you a strange satisfaction

It’s the small things.

1. Taking the plastic film off the screen of a new phone

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2. Picking at molten candle wax

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3. Throwing pennies into water

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4. Opening a bottle of fizzy drink…

When you know it’s been shaken up, and you do it just right.

*HISSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS.*

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5. Putting the knife into a new jar of peanut butter

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6. Peeling PVA glue off your fingers

We hardly ever get to do this anymore. Sigh.

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7. This

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8. Popping bubble wrap

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9. Getting into bed with fresh clean sheets

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10. Popping a pimple

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See also: picking scabs.

11. Fitting one everyday object perfectly into another

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12. Cracking your knuckles

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13. Peeling off the sticky things from the back of gift cards

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14. Taking a pile of warm paper from the photocopier

And kind of wanting to press it against your face.

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15. Pushing in books so their sides are all flat against the bookshelf

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16. Hoovering up bits of mess

When you can hear them going up the tube.

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17. And peeling an orange all in one go

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Michael Freeman

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