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Snowdrops in Bloom

Snowdrops in Bloom Report 7 Jul 2006 16:05

Well, seeing as I'm quite a nice person really, I suppose we could allow you to stay here (but NOT if you refer to matching socks and hot matches!!!! bad, bad, bad, bad, bad). I think a suitable punishment would be to transcribe the whole of the BMD's for Yorkshire and Lancashire on your own and in double quick time. In this way you can contribute to society in a way that is befitting this board and upholding its honour!! Snowdrops PS: Please, please, please, someone stop me from answering Kathryn's new thread re board names.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 7 Jul 2006 19:19

Did someone say something? Norah

Dave

Dave Report 9 Jul 2006 22:13

me

Jane

Jane Report 10 Jul 2006 01:19

Hi I totally agree with you, much of the time it seems more like a chat board, if you want to chat get to the right site. Jane

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Jul 2006 01:36

But such a friendly environment don't you think Jane............. threads such as this not withstanding of course. Even hardcore researchers need a bit of fun and a break from the eye strain sustained on behalf of others.

LindaB

LindaB Report 10 Jul 2006 02:12

I am sorry Jane I have to disagree with you here...take a note of all those who are having a light hearted conversation on this thread. These are the people who have given so much time answering threads...giving advice, tips and have spent money doing look ups...with out these peeps we would be banging our heads against all those brick walls forever!! If you can be without them ok...your loss...but I really value their imput and knowledge. Yes I am passionate about my family history and where I came from but there is room for some light heartedness....it does not deter from what we share this board for though. Best wishes....Linda

Heather

Heather Report 10 Jul 2006 09:48

I really didnt want to bring this one to the top again, but I was really quite upset and offended to see a new member Jane Moir complaining this is 'like a chat board'. Jane, count the threads on this board and then tell us what percentage is just banter? At a wild guess, last 20 pages x what 20 messages a page 400 threads? and say 2 that are banter. Equalling something like 0.08% not strictly genealogical. If the people involved in the light hearted threads took your advice to go to another board I think you would quickly see this one grind to a halt. I only hope you dont need any look ups or advice in the near future!

East Point

East Point Report 10 Jul 2006 13:10

Well, I for one think that this board is fantastic and I wouldn't be without it. I have received loads of help from the kind people on here. Stella

Denise

Denise Report 10 Jul 2006 13:24

I think this board is The Best. Without the help that I have gratefully received, my small tree would have never been planted. Surely it dosent have to be stern, strict and boring. Carry on the good work folks and I only hope that Jane never replies to my requests for help. (she would scare me to death) Thanks to all of the helpers. Denise.