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Hello! I'm back! Is there anybody here?

Post by Ruthie-Baby » Fri May 04, 2018 11:21 pm

So, yeah, I took a few years off while I forgot my login and now here I am! Anyone...?
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Post by J.R. » Sat May 05, 2018 10:40 am

Welcome back !

This site is rather quiet at the moment.
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Post by rockfreak » Sun May 06, 2018 10:27 am

Welcome back. Too few girls on site these days. Only Katharine still in there pitching away. They've all decamped into a distaff huddle on their Facebook page.

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Post by Katharine » Sun May 06, 2018 12:10 pm

rockfreak wrote:
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Welcome back. Too few girls on site these days. Only Katharine still in there pitching away. They've all decamped into a distaff huddle on their Facebook page.
Welcome back Ruthie, I remember you posting before.

Ruthie is far younger than me, she's a product of Horsham not Hertford!
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Sun May 06, 2018 7:06 pm

Hello people! So do we all use Facebook now? This site used to be crazy busy!!

Erm I'm not very sure what being female has to do with it but that's certainly the gender I was born...

What's new? What did I miss?
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Post by rockfreak » Sun May 06, 2018 10:25 pm

Being female only has anything to do with it in as much as they've all decamped off this site. Apart from Katharine. Even Angela Woodford is heard from no more. Engaged in conjugal bliss with the Stoic boyfriend perhaps. There is actually a thread called "Where have all the ladies gone?" Is it that the tone of the site has become too raucous and laddish?

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Sun May 06, 2018 10:35 pm

I don't think raucous and laddish is going to put me off. The tumbleweed might, however.
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Post by J.R. » Mon May 07, 2018 9:58 am

Unfortunately, it's social media that is slowiy killing off sites like this. Farcial Book, Twa**er et al.
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Post by Avon » Mon May 07, 2018 2:54 pm

The cool kids don’t join facebook and my generation is slowly drifting away from it too. Even instagram is levelling off.

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon May 07, 2018 3:10 pm

Facebook certainly seems to have kept the masses quiet for a long time...
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Post by J.R. » Mon May 07, 2018 3:31 pm

Cambridge Anal-ytica must be fuming.
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon May 07, 2018 3:39 pm

I thought they were no more?
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Post by rockfreak » Mon May 07, 2018 6:55 pm

I wouldn't exactly call the site quiet. Serial gropers are being banged up and their historic antics given an airing. Spoony is back and launching Barnes Wallis bouncing bombs, as someone put it. And Doctors Scuffil and Batterbee are frequently engaged in pedagogic pugilism. Something for everyone I guess.

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon May 07, 2018 7:57 pm

Who or what is Spoony, dare I ask?
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Post by Mid A 15 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:05 am

Welcome back Ruthie!

Yes the forum is a lot quieter than the days when oldies like me struggled to keep up with the prolific posting of you, Great Plum and others back in the day.

There is still a small but regular hardcore here though and, as Rockfreak said, the forum comes to life from time to time.

Hopefully you'll stick around. Young people and females are thin on the ground.
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