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#1 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:41 PM

Have you ever wanted to ask a question of an EB member, but you have never game enough to ask as you haven't 'chatted' before and don't want to seem like a 'stalker'?  biggrin.gif

Well curiosity has gotten the better of me now and there is somebody on EB who is working with a friend of mine IRL, but I don't know who that person is on here. I know their name, but I won't say it as I don't know if they use their real name on here. Also if I knew her username I would have sent a PM saying 'hey! original.gif

JFTR: I have no problem with being ' outed' as I don't say things on here that I haven't said IRL. (Well I don't talk as much about the workings of my hoohaa IRL as what  do on here  tongue.gif )

So if you wanted to ask a question, any question, to a member, what would it be?

ETA: My brain and my fingers can't seem to do the same thing lately!

ETAA: no nasty questions though, that should be dealt with via PM.

Edited by Bwok~Bwok, 25 January 2013 - 02:45 PM.


#2 Harlekijn engel

Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:46 PM

Actually, in all seriousness, I would like to know how Bel Rowley's husband is doing.  I gather he is not well?

#3 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:54 PM

QUOTE
I want to know if Bwok-Bwok is still having a fancy dress 30th?


Nope that was just a fleeting thought. Unless somebody organises it, I really can't be bothered doing anything. And yes I LOVE you for saying my 30th.

#4 Berndt Tőst

Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:58 PM

I'd like to ask why anyone looks at my profile page. Hey, I'll answer any questions, just ask! (there's nothing on my page, by the way)

#5 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:01 PM

I really want to know who is stalking our Grad group. There are about 6 active members, it gets a post every few days, but I have often logged in and over 20 people have been reading as guests, more as members!

So, seriously - who are the stalkers and FGS Why!!?

I'm sorry to hear of Bel Rowley's husband being unwell sad.gif

#6 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:01 PM

QUOTE
I'd like to ask why anyone looks at my profile page. Hey, I'll answer any questions, just ask! (there's nothing on my page, by the way)


A lot of people will be doing it now lol You'll most probably find they aren't looking at your profile, but are actually checking out your post history.

#7 Berndt Tőst

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:02 PM

QUOTE (Mary Whether @ 25/01/2013, 04:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just looked to see what your previous UN was.  That is the only reason I look at people's profiles.  All this chopping and changing confuses a gal!

blink.gif You can do that?????
*toddles off to solve a few mysteries*

#8 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:05 PM

QUOTE (Cancerian Protart @ 25/01/2013, 04:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
blink.gif You can do that?????
*toddles off to solve a few mysteries*


yyes.gif

The only reason i have ever looked at a profile page is to see the UN history - I miss lots and get confused easily!

#9 Comrade Borgia

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:06 PM

QUOTE (~*Twilight~Zone*~ @ 25/01/2013, 04:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If I've done it would have probably been because my fingers are too fat and I did it accidently.

Yes ^ this is me!

I kinda want to know what Ossim Roflcopter means.....I know what rofl means, and I think "ossim" is "awesome" ...but I don't get the copter bit....

(Massive over thinker here....)

#10 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:06 PM

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I really want to know who is stalking our Grad group


I just looked at your history and saw PAM BG - then went in there to try and find out what it meant. What does it stand for as it's not showing the BG list?

#11 Riotproof

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:10 PM

QUOTE (Dinosaurus @ 25/01/2013, 04:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to know who is stalking our Grad group. There are about 6 active members, it gets a post every few days, but I have often logged in and over 20 people have been reading as guests, more as members!

So, seriously - who are the stalkers and FGS Why!!?

I'm sorry to hear of Bel Rowley's husband being unwell sad.gif

Maybe people are in the same situation but don't want to post?

#12 CatMumma

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:10 PM

I would like to know if Greenbag has had her baby yet. I was reading her posts before christmas in regards to baby Greenbag but i can't find any updates.

#13 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

PAM Grads is Pregnant after Miscarriage. The Grad group is those of us who have gone on to have a baby after miscarriage/s.

It's seriously not that interesting laughing2.gif

BetteBoop changed her name?

What else has happened?

I'm so behind things in EB land...

#14 Harlekijn engel

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

QUOTE (~~diz~~ @ 25/01/2013, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would like to know if Greenbag has had her baby yet. I was reading her posts before christmas in regards to baby Greenbag but i can't find any updates.


She said something about breastfeeding the other day.

But yes, I think we need photos!

#15 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

QUOTE (Riotproof @ 25/01/2013, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe people are in the same situation but don't want to post?


I totally get that with the MC support group and the PAM group itself, but the Grad group - it's just like any other group, we talk about kids milestones and the boring mundanity of our lives (one started kinder, one hasnt been sleeping well...)

If you are in the same situation PLEASE JOIN - we love new people biggrin.gif



#16 NunSoFeral

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:16 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/01/2013, 03:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She said something about breastfeeding the other day.

But yes, I think we need photos!


Yes please to photos of the little greenbag.

#17 WYSIWYG

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:18 PM

I don't think I have any, really, but if anyone has any questions for me feel free to ask laugh.gif I'd rather people ask than for people to assume.

#18 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

I really need to know what is a "Protart"??

#19 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

QUOTE
I totally get that with the MC support group and the PAM group itself, but the Grad group - it's just like any other group, we talk about kids milestones and the boring mundanity of our lives (one started kinder, one hasnt been sleeping well...)


You will find it comes up in the 'We are discussing..' and people go in to see what it's about - like me when I wanted to know what it stood for.

#20 Ireckon

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:21 PM

I'd like to ask Ireckon if they are as awesome IRL as they....oh wait........

I'd like to go to an EB meet up without having to travel. Again...not what you were asking.

Um....hang on, I'll get this right...off to think of a super cool question.

Ok, got one. WootFerretOfDoom......is that kangaroo still sitting on your verandah??

#21 Justaduck

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

QUOTE (Dinosaurus @ 25/01/2013, 03:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to know who is stalking our Grad group. There are about 6 active members, it gets a post every few days, but I have often logged in and over 20 people have been reading as guests, more as members!

So, seriously - who are the stalkers and FGS Why!!?

I'm sorry to hear of Bel Rowley's husband being unwell sad.gif


Sometimes I have seen things (Stalk or Be Stalked, Lots to Lose etc) posts with #121 come up in the "We are discusssing." I will click onto them to see what they are about. I don't stalk them (ie click back into them after the inital time), but I may have once been the other member down the bottom while I was finding out what it was. If I saw something that said PAM grads I probably would have clicked to find out what PAM means too. Obviously after reading this I know

ETA: Just saw PP has said similar to me as well

Edited by broncosbabe, 25 January 2013 - 03:23 PM.


#22 Bel Rowley

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/01/2013, 03:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Actually, in all seriousness, I would like to know how Bel Rowley's husband is doing.  I gather he is not well?
Thanks for thinking of us AV. He is doing much better and should be fine. We have had a pretty rotten couple of months! 

#23 FeralFerretOfDoom

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:24 PM

QUOTE (~~diz~~ @ 25/01/2013, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would like to know if Greenbag has had her baby yet. I was reading her posts before christmas in regards to baby Greenbag but i can't find any updates.


QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/01/2013, 04:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She said something about breastfeeding the other day.

But yes, I think we need photos!



Greenbag has indeed had her baby, a gorgeous baby boy. I wouldn't hold my breath for photos though, she is very reluctant to post any information about him online, even on her FB, so I'm guessing EB will be a definite NO.


QUOTE (Cranky Old Woman @ 25/01/2013, 04:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really need to know what is a "Protart"??


One who is in favour of tarts - ie argues with people who are s*ut-shaming. Stems from a recent breastfeeding thread.


#24 FeralFerretOfDoom

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

QUOTE (Ireckon @ 25/01/2013, 04:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ok, got one. WootFerretOfDoom......is that kangaroo still sitting on your verandah??


No. I brought him inside and gave him a comfy place to lie down. The weight of those bollocks was making the poor dear droop from exhaustion. You can tell from the photo.

#25 Harlekijn engel

Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

QUOTE (Bel Rowley @ 25/01/2013, 04:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for thinking of us AV. He is doing much better and should be fine. We have had a pretty rotten couple of months! 


Really good to hear!




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