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Caroline

Caroline Report 29 Nov 2017 21:06

There you go looking for compliments again Allan :-D :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 29 Nov 2017 21:12

"Whispers"

A word of advice.....

If you come across Allan, he is to be avoided at all costs.

He is an upside down, topsy-turvy person.........and boy, is he a grumpy old bug*er!

;-)

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 29 Nov 2017 21:19

Hey, at least Allan admits it. Which is better then most people around here.

Allan

Allan Report 29 Nov 2017 21:22

When I go fishing it is for real fish. You can't eat compliments :-P :-D :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 29 Nov 2017 21:36

Allan is right up my street.

Well, not right "Up My Street" exactly......

But you know what i mean.

:-D

Allan

Allan Report 29 Nov 2017 21:41

:-D :-D :-D

Harswell

Harswell Report 29 Nov 2017 23:02

I have been a member since Feb 2004 and will be leaving Feb 2018.
In the early days there were a lot more members not the few now who are not really interested in their trees .I have 163 unread messages for the last three years so most have left or are not interested.
For those who are still interested GOOD SEARCHING!! :-)

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 30 Nov 2017 00:07

Harswell ..............

"In the early days there were a lot more members not the few now who are not really interested in their trees .I have 163 unread messages for the last three years so most have left or are not interested."

OR they've died or become incapacitated and no member of their family knows how to delete the tree.

GR does NOT delete trees, it has to be done by the owner, or by someone who knows the sign-in and password

Looking at the age of those of us who have been members since 2002-2005 ............. I'd guess that a lot of people have died or are seriously ill..

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 30 Nov 2017 00:25

I have had to ask Genes to remove 2 accounts and trees because of death.
My brother in law had a tree on here - my sister had no knowledge of this, so if I hadn't realised - it would still be here - messages unanswered.
When my mother died, I looked - and found she too had a tree on here.

I also know of 2 people who are no longer members who have trees on here.

So, I am just one member who has had to have 2 trees deleted, and knows of 2 'ignored' trees - puts 163 unanswered messages into perspective.

My tree is still on here - but I haven't had any messages for over 4 years!!
I can only presume I've 'met' any distant cousins - until I add more people...

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 30 Nov 2017 00:47

Feb 2003

Hilary

Hilary Report 30 Nov 2017 06:59

January 2004 :-)

David

David Report 30 Nov 2017 08:07


Been on several years, don't recall the year, but it's been a while.

Berniethatwas

Berniethatwas Report 30 Nov 2017 08:48

Gotta say that the cheery lot are slowly disappearing. - but first thing every morning is - check emails, go on Genes and see what t'old uns are rabbiting on about. "erseld can't understand the attraction of it all.
Keep posting. I may not join in, but I enjoy your stories.
B

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 30 Nov 2017 08:49

David........If you hover the cursor on your avatar, it will show you the month and year you joined and how many posts you have made.

;-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 30 Nov 2017 12:09

Welcome back JackieJ. I joined in March 2003 and have been on here ever since. OK there are fewer of us but we still chat, maybe we chat to different people these days but we are still a friendly lot and there is still a lot of support here for each other. :-) :-)

Linda

Linda Report 30 Nov 2017 13:11

Dec 2006

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 30 Nov 2017 13:15

April 2005

Tabitha

Tabitha Report 30 Nov 2017 13:29

I joined in May 2003 and still here holding on by my claws

I still find a few people who are friendly - but its not the same feel it use to have - some people seem very snappy.

I still like it though as i feel happy on the chat area here - perhaps its because we are all older & some people still want to help you and be friends.

Barbra

Barbra Report 30 Nov 2017 16:30

I joined March 2009 first encounter was Allan on the OZ thread we had a lot of laughs & he is in OZ but was from Lancashire near my home town I have .lived in Scotland for 10years now love it . we did pantomime thread which was very funny there are some good people on here & help in good & bad times .family history started me off as well .a lot have left .but it is good to talk sometimes Barbara :-)

David

David Report 30 Nov 2017 16:37


Thanks PH 4217 it says