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A paean in praise of Personal

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Lascarina, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    A place where we can voice whatever pops into our heads; where we can laugh and cry and give to and receive support from others; where we gain insights into the lives of others and can admire their sense of humour, or their courage and compassion, or their clever use of the mot juste, or their fashion sense or lack of it; where one learns something new every day and has one's attention drawn to information that one would not otherwise have garnered in a month of Sundays.

    Roll up and post your personal two penn'orth!
    grumpydogwoman, cissy3, InkyP and 4 others like this.
  2. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    I must admit having this 'virtual place' is really important for me at the moment, as it has been in all those days of being unemployed (well paid employment at least!)

    Yes, thanks to all posters. Here's my offering
    [​IMG] and [​IMG]
    grumpydogwoman likes this.
  3. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    Thankyou Lasca!
    grumpydogwoman likes this.
  4. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    Yes, @Lascarina, trite though it sounds, it's been something of a lifeline in several ways. I'm a nosey so and so and I love having an insight, limited though it may be, in the lives of others. It's a bit like reading a novel and weaving another story around the story.

    Thanks for reminding me!
    grumpydogwoman and Lara mfl 05 like this.
  5. viceroy

    viceroy Occasional commenter

    Very nice place - but it's not very inclusive. [This comment/section has been removed for breaching our Community Guidelines/Terms and conditions]
  6. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Only 6 penn'orth in an hour? :(

    Edit- 8 not 6. Another post appeared after I had posted.
  7. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    For me you covered it in the OP Lascarina.
    I am not sufficiently competent to improve upon your words
    InkyP and Lara mfl 05 like this.
  8. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    You just have to keep racking up the posts. I was moderated on some forums for a while when I started. I never could work out why certain ones were moderated and not others.
  9. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    I too agreed with your OP.
    grumpydogwoman likes this.
  10. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I agree with all that you've written there. Additionally, although it doesn't always feel like it, there is a sense of community about the place. We do care if somebody's going through a rough time, we feel glad when there's good news and even worry about each other and give genuine offers of help.
    All in all it's a nice place to pop into.
  11. cosmosinfrance

    cosmosinfrance Star commenter

    Thumbs up to Lascarina and RedQuilt
    grumpydogwoman and RedQuilt like this.
  12. Sillow

    Sillow Lead commenter

    I do like popping in, even if I don't say anything. I like to read people's thoughts on current issues and musings about life. And I couldn't post til now because I was teaching!
  13. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    Its bad when your only friends you know are online friends.......i really should get out and meet more folk.
    dljames2013 and grumpydogwoman like this.
  14. sabrinakat

    sabrinakat Star commenter

    beats a grumpy husband!
    cosmosinfrance likes this.
  15. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Yes @oldsomeman you should. What's stopping you? Get out there.
  16. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    Don't ask!
    finisterre_277 likes this.
  17. Middlemarch

    Middlemarch Star commenter

    Personal posters tend to be very generous and forgiving people. I like it here.
  18. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    You try putting 'big fat tick' in the search engine of your choice...:confused:
  19. Sillow

    Sillow Lead commenter

    Eeeeewwwwwww! Not something I want to see again!
  20. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter


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