General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Military Records

New military records

Was your ancestor a war hero?

View thousands of brand new military records, including Chelsea Pensioner records, Military Nurses, Prisoners of war and much more.

View military records today

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

The Change - Arrggghhh!

Page 4 + 1 of 130

  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 8
  10. 9
  11. 10
  12. »
ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 17:40

I have Victor Meldrew here today lol.He is best staying out of my way.
Ann one of my dreads is having a leg put in plaster for 6 weeks (even a day),and then having the embarrassment of the Yeti emerging !!!!!!!

☼ Pam ☼

☼ Pam ☼ Report 11 Apr 2009 18:01

Hello all, hope you've had a good day. Had a fairly good shift and didn't go to bed until about ten this morning, so slept really well. I'm sitting here with my puffy little eyes and a cup of tea 'coming round' as the saying goes.

I'm so glad this thread has proved popular and on a serious note that will help lots of ladies like myself with lot's of good old common sense advice. I feel better knowing that all this aches and pains are quite normal and all the other stuff that I'm getting. I'm sure plenty are reading this and even if they're not posting it must be helping and reassuring.

Tina, yes I've got one of them too....his flys are a 'vexed area!' LOL ☺

Be back later when I've woken up a bit.

Pam.xxx.


Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 20:04

What is it with mens flies? Their minds must be elsewhere lol...."Flying low " was what I think we used to say.
I still have Victor Meldrew with me.Any thoughts as to get rid !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.If I didn't have my son and his girlfriend here I would sleep in sons bed tonight.
We talk about us women but when it comes to the men and they won't say what is on their minds it drives me nuts!!!!!!!!!.I may find out in a couple of days.
I think it may be to do with work and he may have had to tell a patient that they are seriously ill,or worse.......So I have to be a bit 'patient' and wait for him to talk when he is ready.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 11 Apr 2009 20:45

Have you ever sat in a restaurant situated near the loos, or on an aircraft and watched as men come out of the loo? have you noticed how they nearly all put their hand down and look down to check if they have done their flies up? It seems to be automatic.

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 21:25

Men always check their bits and bobs lol. I don't think we check our nether regions do we ?????.We may have a little shuffle to make sure pants are in the right place ,but we don't grab anything .

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 21:27

I'm number 100 on the thread!!!!!!!!!!.Victor has gone to bed thank god!!!!!!!!!!!!

☼ Pam ☼

☼ Pam ☼ Report 11 Apr 2009 21:38

Evening folks, Helen am I correct in thinking that you are married to a GP? You are so lucky, you got access to all that advise about the menopause and other such things...plus you don't have to book your appointment through the steely faced old bag of a receptionist like the one who works at my GP'S surgery! And what a salary! You've got it made. ☺


AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 11 Apr 2009 21:44

Pam, how did you get a smiley on your post?

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 21:50

Pam ,yes OH is a GP.No not lucky.If I ask for advice ,he says go see your own GP lol.I am with another practice.Salary is good yes ,but no pay increase for the last 4 years!!!! we pay for son at Uni and half daughters mortgage that her ex doesn't pay!!!!!!!!!!.It is a bit like being married to a builder ,or plumber,or whatever ,we are last on the list lol................It is just my age.........I do love him though even if he drives me bloody nuts .28 years in May so there must be something!!

☼ Pam ☼

☼ Pam ☼ Report 11 Apr 2009 21:53

Hi Ann, what you do is...where the space bar is, next to it to the left is a key marked 'Alt' press that and at the same time press '1' on your numbers pad to the right of the main keyboard. Give it a go and if you have the same keypad as me I can give you loads of little symbols! ☺ ☻ ♥ ☼ ♦ ♣ See I'm showing off now!

GRMarilyn

GRMarilyn Report 11 Apr 2009 21:53

Hi Helen,

Is that the Wembury Helen ?
If it is ....HELLO....~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Saw the doctor bit, so guessed it was you LOL


Marilyn x

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 21:57

Hi Marilyn ,yes it is me lol

☼ Pam ☼

☼ Pam ☼ Report 11 Apr 2009 21:57

Yes I guess so, but still very handy to have him around. My husband is an engineer, so he's very useful. He's an exellent engineer too. Gawd I make the poor old fella sound like a dog. we've been married 34 years in October, we were both 20 and 21 respectivley when we married. Don't know why we married so young really, as our first child wasn't born until 1980.

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 21:59

I'm off men tonight !!!!!!!.Don't they do your head in sometimes???

GRMarilyn

GRMarilyn Report 11 Apr 2009 22:00

Helen ,

Thats good now I know...LOL

Yes mine did my head in tonight.......wouldn't sit with the eldest grandson in case he switched over on naughty channels .

He was to engrossed in his lappy.
Now I have sent him on his way so I can have the Lappy..!!


AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 11 Apr 2009 22:02

Thanks Pam and AB ☺

Ooh it worked!!

☼ Pam ☼

☼ Pam ☼ Report 11 Apr 2009 22:07

Ann well done, here are some more symbols, do the same as before but
for ☻ press2
for ♥ press 3
for ♦ press 4
for ♣ press 5
for ♠ press 6
foir ♪ press 1 &3
for ♫ press 1 &4
and for my favourite ☼ press 1 & 5

It livens up the old posts!

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 11 Apr 2009 22:09

Thanks Pam.

Jane

Jane Report 11 Apr 2009 22:16

I'm a grumpy old woman tonight !!!! Hope OH wakes up in a better frame of mind tomorrow .I have a grand lunch planned .If he is a miserable so and so I'll make sure his lunch is .....!!!!!.( I won't really) He will probably be as bright a a button in the morning and wonder why I am not talkative!!!!!!!.he will have forgotten what a **** he was tonight.
Right I have had my hormonal rant,so I will very calmly say good night everyone,and will be back tomorrow after my big hot flush when I wake up LOLx

Sharron

Sharron Report 11 Apr 2009 23:23

Mine is a chef,well he teaches it now,but he is a godawful cook!

My step-sister(for want of a better word,they weren't married) is married to a GP.As a practicing hypochondriac she often rings me for a advice.I tell her to talk to a good doctor but she says she doesn't know one!