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SylviaInCanada Report 15 Jun 2013 23:37

oh well

I guess making you laugh is something

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 15 Jun 2013 23:46

It is a shame that the boards aren't as busy as they used to be, as TootyFruity said. It used to be that if you were helping even if all the helpers were 'out in force' so to speak, there were still plenty of queries popping up to keep everyone busy.

The same is true of all the boards even Chat nowadays you only have to look back to page two to catch up on the day's threads whereas a few years back you had to go much further back. Not always matters of much import , but plenty of choice to suit all tastes lol.


SueMaid Report 15 Jun 2013 23:55

Persie reticent? :-D :-D :-D

Gins - I have read a number of threads you have posted and always found them worth reading. Keep on keeping on :-)


SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 00:01

It is so true that the boards are much less busy, as TF and RR have posted

I can remember coming on to GR at about 8 pm UK time ............. and I'd have to go back 8 or 9 pages to find the last thread on which I had posted about 12 hours earlier

and they were also very busy through the UK night, with overseas members posting and asking questions ........... even a few UK insomniacs

...... I nearly said "the odd UK insomniac" :-D :-D

It was so much fun then


Persephone Report 16 Jun 2013 00:03

I love you too Suemaid... <3


Renes Report 16 Jun 2013 00:10


Youse is fickle miss

You used to luv meeee


Persephone Report 16 Jun 2013 00:43

oh darn... the trubble I get into...

it's all that numpty's fault for starting this thread......



SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 00:55


you know what those Greek goddesses are like :-D


Gins Report 16 Jun 2013 01:50

Ah Ha!................Im up and reading what you lot are saying about ME very dare you ;-)

...........half asleep Gins



SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 02:04

...... and just what are you doing up at this time, madam???

or, rather,

what are you doing up AND on the computer??

:-) :-)


Gins Report 16 Jun 2013 02:09

...........Im thinking Sylv

Always a bad thing for moi :-(


SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 02:09

Off topic, I know .................

may I just say ...................

I do not actually like being called SylviaInCanada

that is NOT my name

it is my Board name, adopted in an attempt to separate myself from another Sylvia who was on the Boards many years ago, and who was causing trouble back around 2004/5

I got tired of signing all my posts Sylvia (in Canada) in order to get the separate identity and not be accused of causing trouble on what was then the equivalent of General Chat. That was despite the fact that I never ventured near that Board at that time.

Thank you

edited once, about 2:10 am


SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 02:11

hard work thinking, is it?????



Gins Report 16 Jun 2013 02:17

Yup.....very hard work, for me!

I remembers 'that' Sylvia' :-0


jax Report 16 Jun 2013 02:47

My mums name is Sylvia and she hates it so she is Sylv or sometimes Sylvie...but I call her mum, she doesn't mind that :-D

I don't like my name nor does my I am Jax...never my full name, only doctors or people like that call me by that.

I remember when at school one particular teacher insisted on calling everyone by their full girl her name was Jill.....this teacher would not have it and kept calling her Jillian :-D


Persephone Report 16 Jun 2013 03:05

There is one in every school Jax... our Maths mistress insisted on calling all of us by our surnames... sounded like we were in the army... except for Annette who she insisted on calling Anne.... Her surname was Litherland so not hard to say...

and Agnes was Agnes because the teacher did one hiccough at saying her surname Schwalger and we laughed.

Tiptoes out quietly... I can hear Gins snoring. I always dares Gins... always...



SylviaInCanada Report 16 Jun 2013 05:35

jax .................

I'm not at all fond of "Sylv" ..........................

possibly because the first person who shortened my name to that was someone I did not like ;-)

covers Gins with a throw so she won't get cold in the early morning hours, and tip toes out



TootyFruity Report 16 Jun 2013 11:02

On here I'm TootyFruity or Toots. The same in some pms. Those members I like know my real name and when I communicate with them off boards I sign my first name.

Back to topic

I'm not conceited enough to initiate loads of threads on inane subjects on the off chance that someone may be interested in what I have to say. ;-)


SueMaid Report 16 Jun 2013 11:39

Yoooohoooo, Gins - time you were up and about :-D


Gins Report 16 Jun 2013 16:51

Aw sorry Sue, I missed your two posts - thank you, but you may regret encouraging me to post threads!

Been out all day (not fun) but I shall try to be more prolific, with interesting posts.....cant promise the interesting bit