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To suggest that on this forum, there is more to be had than politics and games?

(64 Posts)
phoenix Tue 10-Apr-18 21:54:21

Post while you can, because no doubt it will be regarded as a thread about a thread(s)

hmm

Chewbacca Wed 11-Apr-18 22:57:54

Do it tassiegran! There are frequent posts started on the food andstyle and beauty forums, so plenty of people will respond. I will for a start! smile

phoenix Wed 11-Apr-18 23:06:10

Hello all,

If I may, I would just like to sort of explain why I started this thread.

It was actually spurred by the response to my thread about what the odd job man said about his wife!

If you look back over the comments on it, it would seem that a few people thought it to be a rather different sort of thread. confused

GN used to have quite a few of those type of threads going on in the early days, and the fact that that particular thread resulted in the comments that it did, made me feel that things had changed.

Not saying change is bad.

Oh heck, I'll get me coat, as they used to say in The Fast Show.

MawBroon Wed 11-Apr-18 23:22:27

jura2 I don’t think I have ever seen you on Mick’s “Good Morning —-day” thread, but I will certainly say good morning if I do. We generally say what the weather is in our neck of the woods and perhaps something we are going to do each day.
Cliquey?
Never!

kittylester Thu 12-Apr-18 06:25:20

What everyone else has said about the good morning thread.

I think I directed you to it, jura. The few of us who are there early tend to say individual hellos but it would take forever to say hello to all previous posters later on. It's not personal.

jura2 Thu 12-Apr-18 15:14:15

Thanks kitty. Being new to the thread, and saying all my 'bonjours and good mornings' and never having a direct reply- did feel very unfriendly. I am glad to hear it was not personal.

Lovely Spring day here again btw.

MawBroon Thu 12-Apr-18 15:23:09

I wonder if you have been looking n the right thread Jura?
I still can’t see you on it confused

kittylester Thu 12-Apr-18 16:53:37

Kate likened that thread to walking into a hotel dining room for breakfast and saying good morning ro everyone!

jura2 Thu 12-Apr-18 17:17:14

Mawbroon-it was quite a while back. And I gave up as no-one ever responded to my Good Morning or Bonjour, or ever made a response to any of my comments- as if I was invisible.

Thanks Kate- but many a time it was with Good Morning x, and y and z- and never j. That is fine of course- but just didn't make it feel welcoming.

LadyGracie Thu 12-Apr-18 17:24:53

Good evening everyone! I enjoy gransnet, comment occasionally when I have an opinion, I feel I know some of the regular contributors well.

What’s for dinner?

lemongrove Thu 12-Apr-18 17:27:45

Pasta for me, with tomato and basil sauce, cheese, ham, and salad.smile and a wine

Iam64 Thu 12-Apr-18 18:14:16

I'm having an M&S gourmet instant because I'm going out. Are thing on a Thursday but off to hear some music, lovely.

Jalima1108 Thu 12-Apr-18 18:18:55

Chicken with vegetables (DGS is staying, apparently I have to get some veg into him hmm)

grannyactivist Thu 12-Apr-18 18:28:39

I enjoyed Gransnet when it started and we were quite a small group and I like it just as much now that we've grown. I miss some of the earlier posters, but I am enjoying posts by some of the newer ones. Doesn't that reflect how things are in life? People come and go and along the way we have the experience of interacting with each other in a plethora of different ways. I don't read threads or post as often as I used to because I am busy, but I appreciate that Gransnet is my favourite virtual community. Also my only one, but we'll ignore that. grin