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At what time of day do you send posts?

(33 Posts)
Falconbird Thu 07-May-15 08:48:21

I've just realised that I send posts mostly in the mornings. It's a really difficult time for me as a widow living alone for the first time and connecting on Gransnet is very comforting - just knowing there are other Grans out there makes me feel less alone. By lunch time I feel better and by the evening I feel much calmer and not so isolated.

soontobe Thu 07-May-15 08:54:52

In between other stuff, but not so much early evenings.

I wouldnt mind knowing where virtually all gransnetters go early afternoons? Chores or having a nap?

And I presume that 9.30pm - 10.30pm is getting ready for bedtime?

Nelliemoser Thu 07-May-15 09:00:26

First thing mornings and a catchup late at night all of which depends on how busy I am.
If I am using my computer for other things though I find it all too easy to get sidetracked by GN or Facebook.

Iam64 Thu 07-May-15 09:06:58

I seem to be in the gransnet gang - I enjoy a catch up in the morning, then again early evening. I don't access the internet on my mobile, which I only use for texting and the very occasional phone call.

Teetime Thu 07-May-15 09:16:40

I look in after breakfast , then lunchtime or teatime if its a golf day and probably before dinner. I don't do it on my mobile or tablet- the lap top screen is larger and has a proper keyboard.

Nelliemoser Thu 07-May-15 09:25:41

soontobe Or we are busy having a romp in the hay with a toyboy?

soontobe Thu 07-May-15 09:28:34

wink grin

whitewave Thu 07-May-15 09:31:36

Depends what I am doing but if I am in I look in every now and then to see what is going on and perhaps add a post.

baubles Thu 07-May-15 09:34:56

Having a nap??

Just how old do you think we all are soontobe? Methinks you're 'aving a laugh. smile

Mornings can be a difficult time for many people Falconbird I'm glad that you feel better as the day goes on. flowers

GillT57 Thu 07-May-15 09:44:44

I dip in and out while I am at work, keeps me sane and as I work mainly alone, it is a connection, apart from radio 4, my constant companion! In fact, I must have been popping in for a chat quite a lot lately as my internet provider have sent me an email saying that I have exceeded my contracted use......blush

Bogoff Thu 07-May-15 10:02:10

I'm addicted to GN, pop in whenever I am home between chores etc.

Charleygirl Thu 07-May-15 10:08:08

I am like Bogoff seemingly addicted. I have no specific time for sending posts.

Having a nap? I go to bed at night to sleep, not to have cat naps during the day.

janerowena Thu 07-May-15 10:17:30

Early afternoon - outside gardening, when it has warmed up enough. I have a large garden that needs attention every day.

I come on whenever I stop to have a coffee, in the morning, and when I have lunch, which can be anytime between 1 and 3 depending on what I am up to. Then again at 4 or 5 when I have a big mug of tea. Then later at night before I go to bed, when I have come in from whatever club or activity or night out I have been to. I find it helps to stop my head from buzzing.

So am currently seated with a very large mug of strong black coffee, next task to change the bed.

POGS Thu 07-May-15 11:10:53

No particular time really, although I do less during the summer when gardening beckons.

I look daily, too many times to be honest. It wasn't until this year I 'customised' my reading to start with latest posts first. How did I miss thatthat option for so long, took me ages to get through my reading before confused

ninathenana Thu 07-May-15 11:21:34

To answer the op question.

Anytime any place any where.........
(what advert was that grin )
I mostly use my phone but will be on my kindle whilst in bed late at night.

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 07-May-15 11:39:04

...there's a wonderful world you can share. It's the light one, it's the right one. It's martini.


jinglbellsfrocks Thu 07-May-15 11:40:15

Any time when I want to put off what I should be doing. Or feeling knackered from having done it.

tanith Thu 07-May-15 11:52:31

I pop in and out whenever the fancy takes me so I can post anytime night or day. I've just finished hanging out the washing and picked up my laptop for a quick browse of a few sites I use including FB to see what the family are up to today.. I love how I'm in touch with everything thats going on with them and here of course.

ninathenana Thu 07-May-15 13:53:01

Thanks jings smile

AshTree Thu 07-May-15 14:09:18

I pop in on and off throughout the day if I'm home, otherwise just first thing in the morning and then again early evening.
Falconbird isn't the internet great? It must be so difficult for you, but there is this link to the outside world that is always here for you. It must have been much harder for earlier generations, the feeling of isolation. I'm glad GN helps you to start the day and to get through it feeling a lot calmer flowers

numberplease Thu 07-May-15 16:13:05

I`m very rarely online in the mornings, usually between 3 and 6pm, then gain from about 9pm till fairly late, with interruptions when jobs call.
A nap? What`s a nap?

Ana Thu 07-May-15 16:32:16

As baubles said, just how old and decrepit do you think we are, soontobe? grin

I don't have 'naps' and I certainly don't spend from 9.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. 'getting ready for bed'!

loopylou Thu 07-May-15 16:59:36

Randomly she lies blush
I find it addictive so probably too much but now working so first thing and then when get home and on & off until bedtime, in fact much like you jingl


absent Thu 07-May-15 21:21:09

I almost always have a look at Gransnet first thing in the morning a) because I get up much earlier than Mr absent and tapping away on my computer in the office doesn't disturb him in the way that crashing about in the bathroom would and b) because it is one of the few times when Gransnetters in the UK are awake at the same time as I am i.e. early evening.

Grandma2213 Thu 07-May-15 22:39:38

Late at night, usually after the grandchildren are in bed and jobs done ie tidying up and preparation for the next day. I then check in on FB, check emails, do internet groceries or other shopping, read news and google what I might need to know. Then I might pop in on Gransnet for a nosy! Since I was a child I've always been a night bird and amaze friends when I'm ready to party at midnight! Downside - I'm shocking at mornings. By the way, this is early evening to me!!