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Things people take for granted!

  1. G Miah profile image81
    G Miahposted 8 years ago

    I will be compiling a list of things people take for granted, and i already have a small list which i'm looking to increase.

    This is where i need your help in adding to that list.

    Please list some things that you think people take for granted.

    Thank you in advance!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      time

    2. Russ Baleson profile image86
      Russ Balesonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Life and the freedom to live it!  Russ

    3. vox vocis profile image83
      vox vocisposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      A difficult task because it really does seem people take everything for granted. But, looking at people I know and their lives, I see wives and husbands are almost always taken for granted. Probably that's the reason for so many divorces.

    4. caranoelle profile image83
      caranoelleposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Music

  2. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    LIFE in general. ppl speed through life instead of slowing down and enjoying things around them. They take their families and friends for granted. And even take their pets for granted.

  3. skyfire profile image73
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    -The next day (tomorrow)
    - Life
    - Success
    - Failure
    - Relationship
    - Love
    - Ranking big_smile

    and list goes on...

    1. Alessia Amnesia profile image53
      Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years ago

      Some people take the very basics for granted: food, water, and shelter.
      They don't realize how good they have it until it's gone.

    2. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 8 years ago

      Rankings...... hmmmm Rankings..... hmmm...Rankings !! big_smile

    3. manlypoetryman profile image75
      manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

      Rankings...lol I was going to say "Air"...but tantrum made me laugh....now i need some "air" after laughing.

      1. tantrum profile image59
        tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol

    4. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 8 years ago

      bathrooms - until you can't find one and you're downtown in your dress-up clothes and no where to pee!

    5. maven101 profile image79
      maven101posted 8 years ago

      Freedom...

    6. Mike Lickteig profile image86
      Mike Lickteigposted 8 years ago

      Their job

    7. Mikel G Roberts profile image78
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

      Youth and the health that usually accompanies it...

      *in the U.S.*
      Government Protection of our rights and freedoms...
      The men and women of Law Enforcement...
      The human rights taken from tyrants, now being lost to new more subtle tyrants...


      United States Government Officials:
      The powers given to them by 'We the People'...
      The patience of 'We the People'...
      The patriotism of the nations Military...
      The sacrifices 'We the People' suffer because of that patriotism...

      *World Leaders and Foreign Nationals*
      The Help given by 'We the People' of the United States...
      The Sacrifice of our sons and daughters lives to protect their sons and daughters lives...
      The money given to aid foreign nations and their citizenry...
      The Protection of your nations, freely given by the U.S. Government...

      *The Illegals in 'We the People's' nation*
      The kindness, support, and understanding of 'We the People'...
      The generosity of a nation that is trying to solve your problems, because of our respect for human rights...
      The 10 million plus 'jobs' stolen from Citizens of the United States...

      1. G Miah profile image81
        G Miahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Wow, that's a very long list!

        1. profile image0
          Ghost32posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          It gets worse.  The above is just starter pack.

    8. G Miah profile image81
      G Miahposted 8 years ago

      Electricity, gas, heating, air conditioning to add to the list!

    9. IvyCrenshaw profile image60
      IvyCrenshawposted 8 years ago

      The ability to make decisions for yourself and the direction of your life.

    10. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 8 years ago

      RESPECT

    11. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

      parents

      clean water

    12. G Miah profile image81
      G Miahposted 8 years ago

      Coffee!

      Calculators

      Communication devices

      Weather forecasts (what would you do if we didn't have any?)

      Cash machines!

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
        Rochelle Frankposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        When I was a kid-- we didn't have any of these. Oh wait we had coffee probably, but not many people in my family drank it. Oh and communications; We had smoke signals and tin cans with a string between them.

        1. maven101 profile image79
          maven101posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Waxed string...

        2. G Miah profile image81
          G Miahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          big_smile

    13. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 8 years ago

      HP

    14. Arthur Fontes profile image82
      Arthur Fontesposted 8 years ago

      Other people!

    15. ngureco profile image82
      ngurecoposted 8 years ago

      God.

    16. skyfire profile image73
      skyfireposted 8 years ago

      - God
      - Prophets
      - Doctors
      - Scientists

    17. Black Lilly profile image60
      Black Lillyposted 8 years ago

      Health.
      Appearance.
      Sound mind.

      Emergency services.

    18. Sa Toya profile image73
      Sa Toyaposted 8 years ago

      Each other.

      Family.

    19. profile image0
      A Texanposted 8 years ago

      Firing pins

    20. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 8 years ago

      Texans

    21. theirishobserver. profile image59
      theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

      My girlfiredn always takes me for granted int bed...she always gets on top...I am not complaining but she does take me for granted...does that count...

      1. mega1 profile image79
        mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh definitely - she shouldn't do that - on the other hand . . .!

      2. G Miah profile image81
        G Miahposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Lol! I guess so! wink

    22. theirishobserver. profile image59
      theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

      on the other hand she has the battery operated appliance and she says if I do not do what I am told she will teach me to do what I am told....

    23. jill-of-all trade profile image53
      jill-of-all tradeposted 8 years ago

      tomorrow!!! smile

    24. manlypoetryman profile image75
      manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

      How many women actually might be going "commando"...See other forum thread on underwear: men and women. Dang! That's something I will never take for granted again...Is she or isn't she ?!

      1. tantrum profile image59
        tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I am !!!
        and it's true !! lol

        1. manlypoetryman profile image75
          manlypoetrymanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol http://www.dreamagic.com/roger/commando.giflol I'm speechless...(or type-less)...for once!

    25. rebekahELLE profile image89
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

      breath~

      sky~

      ability to think and reason~

      smile

    26. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 8 years ago

      zombie movies, I guess

    27. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 8 years ago

      Their own existence. smile

    28. AEvans profile image78
      AEvansposted 8 years ago

      Life....
      Electricity......
      Relationships....
      Children......
      Parents......
      Jobs/Work.....
      People......
      Money.....

      Just to name a few smile

    29. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 8 years ago

      water

    30. wyanjen profile image82
      wyanjenposted 8 years ago

      Things people take for granted...

      car keys.

      Damn, does it suck when you are standing next to your car, and you don't have them.

    31. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      life.

    32. H.C Porter profile image81
      H.C Porterposted 8 years ago

      Health-Youth-Clean H2O-
      Compliments-Friends-Jobs-Sex-Beauty-Sleep-
      Sanity-Talents-Love-Memories-Education-Respect-$-Marriage-Laughter-Freedom-Our Bodies-Today & Tomorrow-Párents-Privacy-Innocence- and most of all our children.

    33. profile image0
      ralwusposted 8 years ago

      A good heart. Either way  you want to look at it. I need a new one. Can I have yours?

      1. H.C Porter profile image81
        H.C Porterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I am so sorry you are not well Ralwus, are you on the heart transplant list?

    34. G Miah profile image81
      G Miahposted 8 years ago

      Hope you are getting better Ralwus, and everything is ok with you!

    35. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      Time.

    36. europewalker profile image75
      europewalkerposted 8 years ago

      Tomorrow

    37. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years ago

      On the other hand, I sometimes wish there were certain things everyone everywhere could take for granted like a home, financial security, love of parents, friends to count on...... sort of comforting in a way.... smile

    38. tobey100 profile image61
      tobey100posted 8 years ago

      High quality toilet tissue

    39. profile image0
      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

      water
      soil
      trees
      natural energy sources
      kindness of strangers
      their friends


      and the list could go on and on....

    40. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 8 years ago

      LIFE! big_smile

    41. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

      Family.

    42. profile image46
      rialeeposted 8 years ago

      the ability to breathe... not bein silly...some people find breathing difficult.

    43. ddsurfsca profile image72
      ddsurfscaposted 8 years ago

      true friendships, loyalty, and love

    44. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      paper clips.

    45. Ann Nonymous profile image60
      Ann Nonymousposted 8 years ago

      Prayer-Seriously we have unlimited access to God. No restricted areas, no bad connections, no recharging our batteries, or waiting for His service to reboot. No, “Can you Hear Me Now’s” Just pure and simple, FREE 24/7, 365 days a year of prayer with God. Awesome!
      Oh and chocolate!

    46. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      kindness

    47. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      Time.

     
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