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To expect myself not to.......

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Flowerofthewest Sun 09-Feb-14 20:41:46

......hit the Enter key almost every time I post a comment. I have wondered why some of my comments have never posted and started to become quite paranoid. Then I realised that - as I do when messaging on FB - I hit the Enter key.

Just a piece of useless information !

rosesarered Sun 09-Feb-14 20:47:17

Yet another senior moment?smile

Flowerofthewest Sun 09-Feb-14 20:55:57

Many of them I am afraid rosesarered confused

POGS Sun 09-Feb-14 21:12:06

As my mother would have said to you flower.

"There's Bob Hope, there's no hope and then there's you". grin

glammanana Sun 09-Feb-14 22:38:28

Pogs I've had someone say that to me a couple of times lately.grin

harrigran Sun 09-Feb-14 23:01:19

I am so pleased to see that I am not the only one to hit the enter key smile

Iam64 Mon 10-Feb-14 08:33:25

Flower - I can't understand why sometimes when replying to pm's on Facebook, I press paragraph, and the message sends. Other times, I seem able to send longer replies, with paragraphs, with no problems. I suspect that I'm becoming increasingly lazy about technology, and need to try harder when it comes to remembering (or better yet, reading) instructions.

annodomini Mon 10-Feb-14 08:42:19

I've recently begun to have the message, 'control, enter' to send a post, but sometimes this fades and I have to click the 'post' box. It's not there now!

Flowerofthewest Mon 10-Feb-14 09:46:31

Gee thanks POGS do you know that Pog in Gaelic means kiss, mwahh mwahh xx

Lona Mon 10-Feb-14 09:51:00

Iam I think that happens when the person you're messaging (on fb) is online, so you are in 'chat' as opposed to 'messaging'.

janerowena Mon 10-Feb-14 10:46:46

I think it's when you post on their page. When you post on your own, you can use the enter key.

POGS Mon 10-Feb-14 18:18:46


No I didn't know that.

I use the name POGS as it was a place hubby and I had a, hu hum, weekend. wink. It was called Broughton POGS.

A bit like naming your children after the place they were conceived. We didn't do that mind as our daughter would have been called Portland 'BILL'. grin

Iam64 Mon 10-Feb-14 18:56:19

Thanks Lona

Flowerofthewest Mon 10-Feb-14 19:33:14

A 'hu hum weekend' well what is that POGS I should be called EntrancetofieldnearRushden grin

POGS Mon 10-Feb-14 20:04:20



Flowerofthewest Mon 10-Feb-14 22:43:01

grin grin fun though. We were having a 'cuddle' on lovely afternoon in the middle of a cornfield. It was beautiful, sky larks soaring above us, fluffy clouds scuttering across a blue sky, bees buzzing when all of a sudden a the crucial moment five dune buggies came tearing towards us from know where. You have never seen such a panic. That'll teach us.

lefthanded Mon 10-Feb-14 23:56:25

This idea of naming your children after where they were conceived is OK while they are young, but a bit odd as they grow older. I cannot imagine my son (35 years old, 6'6" and 21 stone) being known as Windermere.

POGS Tue 11-Feb-14 01:30:17

I think Windermere would sound very 'theatrical'.

The leading man Windermere Lakeside threw her on the bed and made passionate love to Entrancetofield Rushden, spoken with a distinct French accent, naturally.

janerowena Tue 11-Feb-14 10:41:22

My son would be very happy, he would be called Rochester! My poor daughter would be lumbered with Chainhurst though. Or maybe she would prefer Infrontoftheblazingfire?

kittylester Tue 11-Feb-14 10:47:22

DH had a friend whose daughter was called Lotus which was very odd for the early 70s (before flower power!) until he told us why. I don't think I was that flexible even way back then!! grin

We would have had one called Leicester Forest East, one called Woolacombe and one called 'somewhereinirelandwhileweweretouring'. The other two were probably 'athomeinbedbecausei'mtooknackeredtobeadventurous'

Galen Tue 11-Feb-14 10:52:34

My dd is Venetia, but actually it was her elder brother who was conceived there.
We didn't think he'd have appreciated ithmm but then, on second thoughts?

kittylester Tue 11-Feb-14 11:09:28

grin Galen

MamaCaz Tue 11-Feb-14 16:06:20

If DS1 had been named after the place where he was conceived, he would have been called "Fools Nook", after a tiny place on the Macclesfield canal! grin
DS2 would have been nameless, as we don't know how or where he happened!