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#51 Bel Rowley

Posted 24 April 2012 - 05:56 PM

QUOTE (niggles @ 24/04/2012, 05:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You've got write/righting on the brain, dearest. I could be your editor (well proofreader might be more accurate but this is pipe dreaming) but I don't have any money to pay you. Back to the lamp rubbing.

LMAO, so I do. Fail for me. I promise I don't submit actual work without proofreading first. I'm not having a good day. blush.gif

#52 Canberra Chick

Posted 24 April 2012 - 06:12 PM

stop biting my nails/skin round my fingers. I keep hoping the grown up fairy will come along and I'll just stop and look like a properly groomed woman...

If I can have 2, then patience would be good...

#53 BetteBoop

Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:08 PM

QUOTE (Canberra chick @ 24/04/2012, 06:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
stop biting my nails/skin round my fingers. I keep hoping the grown up fairy will come along and I'll just stop and look like a properly groomed woman...

If I can have 2, then patience would be good...


I do that too CC. And to top it off, I trim my nails with scissors.

I feel really intimidated by women with manicured paws.

#54 PigNewton

Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:18 PM

I'm another greedy one, so can I have two?
Normal fertility to have another baby would be great, but I'd be ok if it took just another IUI cycle.
I don't want 100mill, but another 30 grand a year would mean we could actually DO stuff to the house rather than just pay it off and replace things that explode.

I think if we had those 2 things, life would be fine and dandy (not that it's terrible now)

#55 Guest_NinjahAlpaca_*

Posted 24 April 2012 - 09:00 PM

QUOTE
first you would stop me from crying in highly charged emotional or frustrating situations which include, inter alia, crying or welling up in front of bosses...so effing embarrassing and unfairly represents my abilities and my personality.


ZOMG, so this, but before that I'd ask for the willpower to give up smoking.   sad.gif

#56 choccy2

Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:59 AM

my bank account - about 5 mill should do it... biggrin.gif

Edited by choccy2, 25 April 2012 - 08:59 AM.


#57 ~chiquita~

Posted 25 April 2012 - 09:08 AM

I'd love the current 12.4 degree windy day outside to miraculously change into a warm, balmy 25 degrees. I am freezing!

#58 archygrouseferal

Posted 25 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

I want self discipline!  rant.gif

Plee-eezzzzzzzzze? hands.gif

#59 Luxe

Posted 25 April 2012 - 11:49 AM

I thought of one but then ended up being 3-4.
• less anxiety/stress
• thicker hair (I have fine hair and would love volume)
• able to handle long flights (I would have seen the world by now)
• perfect skin (somewhat acne prone but the clarisonic is working a treat)

#60 delli

Posted 25 April 2012 - 11:59 AM

QUOTE (archy's mehitabel @ 25/04/2012, 09:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want self discipline!  rant.gif

Plee-eezzzzzzzzze? hands.gif



Me too, that should cover everything in my life.  Weight-loss, Work, Study, Money, Clean house etc etc.

#61 DutchessVonMinx

Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:01 PM

i would love to be cured of headaches and migraines FOREVER!!!!!

#62 Blissey

Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:27 PM

Can I please take a two for one deal?!



Please may I have just one stomach....I currently have two ( named B1 and B2 for Belly One and Belly Two ).

Also may I have my hair grow back again.... I have the start of Female Pattern Hairloss.


Thanks sooooo much.  Apart from these two things at the moment....life is good. original.gif

#63 Molondy

Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:20 PM

a flat belly....

#64 Velvetta

Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:54 PM

Finished Masters degree and well on the way to a PhD.
Size 12 permanently too please.
And a long weekend in Mark Lanegan's bed (with him)

Edited by Dorothea, 25 April 2012 - 04:54 PM.


#65 BetteBoop

Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:10 PM

The people requesting multiple wishing are going to the back of the line.

Chiquita, did you seriously ask for good weather????

#66 Velvetta

Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:27 PM

Just the last one then.


#67 BetteBoop

Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:30 PM

Dorothea, you don't need a magic wish to make that happen. Just a decent bottle of scotch and a net.

#68 Oriental lily

Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:24 PM

Supersonic fast metabolism so that I never have too watch the amount I eat again.

#69 madreader

Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:30 PM

Hmmmm. Cure my depression - or endless supply of chocolate? I'll let you decide BBfairy! smile1.gif

#70 BetteBoop

Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:35 PM

madreader I'll cure the depression and keep the chocolate for me!

#71 lilmissmuffet

Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:15 PM

Nice skin. Face would be good enough but if I'm greedy I'd include my whole body.

I have terrible open pores, acne scars, varicose and spider veins, pale as a ghost.  cry1.gif

What I would give to have beautiful, honey-coloured, smooth skin.

#72 Tea~for~two

Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:33 PM

A true best friend who is honest, looks out for me and never lets me down...

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#73 vitaechel

Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:34 PM

If I could have only one thing... hmm - perfect skin - eczema gone, no breakouts, no more scarring from eczema, no more skin cracking open and infections, no more need of cortizone.

But as a back up - My jaw repaired - no more pain, no more crunching, bone all nice and solid, no more implant and the teeth that had to be removed with the lump - can I have those back?

I can live with the less than perfect body, face & mind wink.gif But to be pain and injury free... that would be lovely.

#74 girltribe4

Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:37 PM

To stop overthinking other people's comments and actions ... thanks x happy.gif

#75 mummabear

Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:09 PM

I would be a size ten with boobs.




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