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#1 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:58 PM

I have been on EB since the 31st of July 2003 when I was pregnant with my 3rd baby.  

How long have you been around EB?

#2 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

First joined in 2004 and was here for about 6 months. Then I forgot my log in details and rejoined in 2007.

I was pretty anonymous though until I changed my username to Xena original.gif

#3 katieface84

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:04 PM

Almost 4 years now. Joined a DIG when I was pregnant with DS.

#4 Missmousie

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

Still a newbie here! Just on a year.

#5 bakesgirls

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

I first joined in 2001 when I was pregnant with my first, so 12 years this year.

Edited by bakesgirls, 25 January 2013 - 11:06 PM.


#6 JJ

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:07 PM

Since I was about 25 weeks pregnant with my DS who is starting high school next week. biggrin.gif

(When I put it like that, it kind of blows my mind a little bit.)

I have a real love-hate relationship with EB, but not many other things have been as constant in my life over the last decade.

Edited by JJ, 25 January 2013 - 11:12 PM.


#7 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:08 PM

Xena, interesting that you joined in 2004 and was here for 6 months and you rejoined in 2007!!  I think your username is fantastic and it suits you to a tee with your great photo's!! Glad you are still around as I think EB is addictive. grin.gif

#8 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:10 PM

4 years.

Seems longer (in a good way - I love you gels)

ETA -5 years! It is longer biggrin.gif

Edited by Dinosaurus, 25 January 2013 - 11:12 PM.


#9 Peppery

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

Joined originally in April 08, posted a bit in my DIG. Decided to re-join this month.

#10 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

bakesgirls, that is fantastic you have been here for so long.  biggrin.gif

My eldest is about to start high school this year as well.

DIG's are fantastic, I joined one with my last baby.

Missmouise, enjoy being on EB, it is great.

#11 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Xena, interesting that you joined in 2004 and was here for 6 months and you rejoined in 2007!!  I think your username is fantastic and it suits you to a tee with your great photo's!! Glad you are still around as I think EB is addictive. grin.gif


It's massively addictive.

Mostly for me I think it's because it's so hard to debate topics IRL with my friends. They often get uncomfortable with difference of opinion and see it as arguing. I love a rousing debate personally and am pretty hard to offend and love debating topics biggrin.gif
Plus there are so many intelligent women here who can really make me think and examine my opinions and beliefs. That excites me tongue.gif

Sometimes I wander off for awhile but it never seems to last very long laughing2.gif

#12 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

Dinosaurus, that is great with 5 years!!

Peppery, welcome back!!



#13 The Awesome One

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

I think I joined in 2004/5 when researching PCOS

#14 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

I first joined 10 years ago, almost to the date. I didn't really start posting though until 2006, so 7 years. Eeek.

#15 i-candi

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:14 PM

before/early  2002 ???

#16 Peppery

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:13 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Peppery, welcome back!!


Thank you, I still remember some usernames from almost 5 years ago.

#17 baddmammajamma

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

I am coming up on my 5th anniversary!

I joined while we were living in Singapore. Our daughter had just received her provisional ASD diagnosis, and we were scrambling to relocate to Australia. I didn't know where were were going to end up living, but I thought the North Shore of Sydney sounded nice...so I started posting in the (now defunct) Lower North Shore group thread.

I ended up getting four wonderful friends out of that group, including my closest friend in Sydney -- the gorgeous Kay1.

I don't even live in the Lower North Shore  biggrin.gif , but I guess I will always be an honorary "LNS" member!

#18 wiggles

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:18 PM

I joined in 2000, had a baby, sleep deprived and forgot my log in details, and was busy with stuff.  So created this user name in 2003. I should change it as DS is certainly not into the wiggles!!


Edited by wiggles, 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM.


#19 bakesgirls

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
bakesgirls, that is fantastic you have been here for so long.  biggrin.gif

My eldest is about to start high school this year as well.


I didn't start posting for many years though, I just lurked original.gif  My eldest starts high school next year. I can't believe how fast time has flown by!

#20 ~polly~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

I'm a newbie, not even 1 year! I joined when I first started ttc. No one irl knows we r ttc so it's been great talking to ppl going thru the same stuff. And yes I'm already addicted  original.gif

#21 Expelliarmus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:20 PM

13 years, give or take a hiatus or two.

#22 Jupiter

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

In a couple of weeks it will be 13 years.

Therese has been here longer though. ninja.gif

#23 flyingfree

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:27 PM

7 years ago next Tuesday I joined EB, didn't post much in the early days but after the loss of my daughter in 09 this place was my lifeline

#24 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:30 PM

I joined 6yrs ago last November, a few weeks before having DD.

Edited by PrincessPinkenIt, 25 January 2013 - 11:30 PM.


#25 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:32 PM

I just realised I have only been here half as long as many people here and yet have 19,500 posts as of the next one. I either talk too much or need to get a life. Probably both laughing2.gif

Edited by **Xena**, 25 January 2013 - 11:33 PM.





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