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WHERE ARE MY OLD FRIENDS

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Suzanne

Suzanne Report 17 Nov 2012 23:59

DONT COME ON HERE MUCH NOW,BUT IVE NOTICED MY OLD FRIENDS DONT POST, ARE YOU GETTING BORED LIKE ME? ARE THE RRD POSTS BORING YOU ALSO? MY MEMBERSHIP RUNS OUT ON THE 24TH NOV. THIS SITE IS NOTHING LIKE IT WAS 6YRS AGO. MOANING PEOPLE AND NOT BEING ABLE TO HAVE YOUR SAY(BEFORE YOU GET RRD) AND NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH REALLY DOES NOT DO IT FOR ME. END OF THE ROAD I THINK. :-) :-) :-( :-( <3

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 18 Nov 2012 00:51

Site seems to be dying on its feet. As you say, silly rr's spoil threads. Some groups think they own chat, and discourage opinions different to theirs.

Have just looked at the Suggestions Board. No post at all on Friday or Saturday. So hardly surprising not much traffic on Chat either and a frequent question now is "have I killed this thread?"

Hope this hasn't killed your thread, Suzanne :-D

aivlyS

aivlyS Report 18 Nov 2012 01:09

Yes Suzanne I am reluctant to post when I know a certain person will have some remark to make to try and make himself look clever .

Huia

Huia Report 18 Nov 2012 03:22

I doubt if I will ever give up my membership. I love chatting to people all over the world, (well UK, Canada, Australia and possibly one or two other places), and reading their chatter. Being at home on my own, apart from the cat who spends most of her time sleeping the boards are my lifeline to sanity - or insanity perhaps.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 18 Nov 2012 13:42

I doubt if I will ever give up mine either Huia. I still find people I like to chat to. Still enjoy many of the threads, like the 'debates'. I find that if somebody irritates me, I can ignore them, I don't let it spoil my enjoyement.
I do though find the constant knocking of the board, the 'not like it used to be' posts annoying. It is us that make the boards, us that write the posts, us that irritate other people etc etc so it is us that can make the boards as we want them to be.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 18 Nov 2012 14:11

How old do your friends have to be Suzanne? :-D


You and I have chatted a bit so dont if I am classed as one of your old friends, but have often shared a thread or 2 with you.

I dont give a toss who posts what or what they think of me and my friends on here, I can ignore them agreed with them or simply tell them I don't,I will have my say like it or lump it, this board is for everyone :-D

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Nov 2012 14:23

Oh yes you Ladyship, :-D you are one of the ancient ones on here. :-D :-D :-D Retires doffing cap and groveling.PMSL. at the same time. ;-)

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 18 Nov 2012 14:26

By acient Merlin I do hope you mean longer serving memebers my good man or else :-|

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Nov 2012 14:30

Of course, :-D I would,nt dare say other,would I? :-D About time you changed the Crown though, Its looking a bit Battered. :-D :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 18 Nov 2012 14:33

No the board's not what it was...no one has RRd me for ages, I haven't said the naughty word for years, I haven't been called names ( not to my face anyway lol) , no one has accused me of 'wanting to run GR'...No one has hacked my messages, or told me I am a bad mother, person, poster... even the few debates have not made me as bad tempered ( I may be getting more patient with idiots?) :-D

It is quieter, on all the boards, so it may be a general trend away from genealogy perhaps (less money for hobbies?)

As Ann says, it is the posters who make the boards, I hope there will be posters writing interesting, amusing or debateable topics long after 'we' are all gone lol, which will be next month in my case, (financial rather than disenchantment with the boards) which still have interest and friendship I think

:-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 18 Nov 2012 14:53

Rose I have not detected that you have got more patient with me :-( :-( :-(

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 18 Nov 2012 15:05

You must be the 'exception that proves the rule' John lol... or looking at it another way, you should see how much MORE impatient I was in the past ;-)

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 18 Nov 2012 15:18

:-D :-D :-D

Idiots rule on these boards. Thank goodness you are patient with all of us.

Please stay, Rose. I enjoy your smacks sometimes. And I think even the perfect ones do occasionally ;-)

Ohhh!!! Does "smacks" lead to an automatic rr. Was not meaning it in any bad way, honest. :-(

Julia

Julia Report 18 Nov 2012 15:43

So, "Idiots rule on these boards"

I think that remark is abit rich. It is offensive and abusive to say that about people on these boards, and for one, am offended. It is also against the T & C, to offend and abuse people on here.

Julia in Derbyshire

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 18 Nov 2012 15:46

UNREAL .........................................go in below the belt there John!!!!

Theres only one idiot here

Hi suzanne whom are you looking for ?

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 18 Nov 2012 15:56

I do think that John was referring to himself there. John, I think you need to read what you have written before you press submit then you won't have the 'anti John' army jumping on you.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 18 Nov 2012 16:05

My fault for introducing the word 'idiots', I wasn't thinking of anyone who posts on the board nowadays lol ( though my own inability to 'tolerate fools gladly' has at times in the past made me mutter 'idiot' at the screen) ..it is not the worst term, it even sometimes holds an affectionate tone.
I am at times an 'idiot' myself...as yesterday when I returned from the post office still carrying the letters I went to post :-S

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 18 Nov 2012 16:06

I,m not "anti john" but why keep insulting people as thats how it comes across?

I dont know john but why??????

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 18 Nov 2012 16:11

I dont think John is an idiot far from it, I think he is an attention seeking lonely man who likes to turn every thread around to be about him, as he is doing with this one, I dont find him interesting or offensive, even when he sulks and starts whinning on about the perfect 10 which normally indicates he has at some point during the day been put soundly in his place. :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 18 Nov 2012 16:49

Sheessh!!!!!!!! I was referring to MYSELF as an idiot. I do not mind poking fun at myself and I do enjoy teasing as well. :-D As many of you do from time to time.

It may be attention seeking, thought I doubt it. And I read carefully what I write before I send.

And I do chuckle at your reactions sometimes. There are bound to be other idiots as well as me in an 8 million Genes population. Why do you assume I am referring to you personally and not another of the 7,999,999? I think you may just be trying to seek attention. ;-)