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Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 23:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By quatro
Lots of people agree with you and dont enjoy...

Lots of people agree with you and dont enjoy parties for the reasons you state.
What gets me is when I have connected with someone, having a nice chat - and some rude idiot comes straight in,...
Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 23:43
Replies: 85
Views: 6,074
Posted By quatro
Katie - noone who hasn't lost a mum will know how...

Katie - noone who hasn't lost a mum will know how you are feeling, but those of us who have do know and can fully empathise with you. Nearly all of us will have lost someone we loved very much and so...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 23:13
Replies: 320
Views: 28,884
Posted By quatro
Irrespective of whether Jefferies is guilty or...

Irrespective of whether Jefferies is guilty or not - how on earth do you know he is a nice chap OP?
It takes time, personal involvement, much interaction and plentiful conversation with someone -...
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2010, 00:14
Replies: 56
Views: 2,398
Posted By quatro
Yes. I feel I'm a bystander in a world where...

Yes. I feel I'm a bystander in a world where people relate to each other, socialise without problems, have partners, make friends and are invited to do things with them.
I find it all very difficult...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 20:19
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By quatro
You did really well today. This problem won't be...

You did really well today. This problem won't be solved in a day or two. Just keep backing off and doing what you need to do in your own life and refuse to get drawn back in.
People use emotional...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 20:05
Replies: 75
Views: 6,821
Posted By quatro
You are lying to your wife, lying to your 19yr...

You are lying to your wife, lying to your 19yr old, and dragging your children into your web of deceit.
Come clean now, tell the 19 yr old about your wife and children, see how she takes it! See if...
Forum: Advice 26-12-2010, 20:08
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By quatro
You'll only get caught in the middle if you allow...

You'll only get caught in the middle if you allow yourself to be. Personally I wouldn't let them affect your health and life so much - and I'd step away from it.
You aren't going to get parents...
Forum: General Discussion 25-12-2010, 13:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,121
Posted By quatro
My D-I-L's birthday is on Christmas Eve - just...

My D-I-L's birthday is on Christmas Eve - just when she has heaps of things to do, settle the kids down before going to bed excited, a herd of people call in with pressies and need entertaining.
I...
Forum: Advice 25-12-2010, 11:45
Replies: 52
Views: 3,477
Posted By quatro
What a nightmare of a sister. She has a good job...

What a nightmare of a sister. She has a good job - and thats all shes got - no humanity, no pleasantness, no manners, no tact.
I thought my cousin was bad enough - shes just plain rude though she...
Forum: Advice 25-12-2010, 11:37
Replies: 35
Views: 2,528
Posted By quatro
Very thoughtful stargazer - hugs back to you for...

Very thoughtful stargazer - hugs back to you for that. I'm ok this year but have had a few when its been difficult.
Wishing those with difficulties a much better 2011 x
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2010, 22:30
Replies: 101
Views: 5,036
Posted By quatro
Slade has to be the worst of all, even worse when...

Slade has to be the worst of all, even worse when the original video is shown at the same time - nauseating.
Forum: General Discussion 24-12-2010, 18:41
Replies: 97
Views: 5,653
Posted By quatro
Yes, a usual sort of day except I have the...

Yes, a usual sort of day except I have the headache from hell. Just looking forward to a quiet night in, and a good day tomorrow hopefully.
Merry Christmas!
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2010, 22:42
Replies: 194
Views: 8,924
Posted By quatro
Miles, Giles, Darren, Warren, Shane, Wayne,...

Miles, Giles, Darren, Warren, Shane, Wayne, Derek, Cedric, Cecil. Cyril, Gerald, Malcolm, Nigel.
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2010, 22:27
Replies: 228
Views: 14,393
Posted By quatro
Agreed, - although I like Esther. So many...

Agreed, - although I like Esther.
So many 'modern' names, spelt in so many odd ways I feel sorry for the teachers who have to remember them, spell them right and call them out day after day.
I did a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-12-2010, 22:08
Replies: 288
Views: 19,228
Posted By quatro
What a shambles, Chris Tarrant nearly hysterical...

What a shambles, Chris Tarrant nearly hysterical and losing control, panicking all over the place, falling over his words. Chris Evans is even more of a prat than I thought, a total self important...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-12-2010, 22:03
Replies: 174
Views: 21,876
Posted By quatro
I've been enjoying it and felt the last scene was...

I've been enjoying it and felt the last scene was very moving. Its been done in a beautiful way - whatever way it was done wouldn't have been right for everyone.
The adaptation has explained more...
Forum: Advice 23-12-2010, 16:39
Replies: 58
Views: 5,518
Posted By quatro
Sounds to me like the kids haven't been brought...

Sounds to me like the kids haven't been brought up properly. Manners matter, tact is important, being aware of other peoples feelings is to be civilised and humane.

Look at their parents, who don't...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2010, 16:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By quatro
I dont expect to see them, no. I dont think it...

I dont expect to see them, no. I dont think it would work or be wise to. Things have deteriorated since my mother died 2 and a half years ago. Its all been very painful, we've gone our seperate ways...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2010, 15:59
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By quatro
I'm probably 40 years older than you! I have one...

I'm probably 40 years older than you!
I have one friend who now lives overseas who I met at school when we were 6 years old! The bond is that we know each others families and where we grew up and...
Forum: General Discussion 23-12-2010, 15:50
Replies: 36
Views: 3,285
Posted By quatro
I send and receive Christmas cards, see a couple...

I send and receive Christmas cards, see a couple of friends to give them a small present in the days before Christmas. On Christmas Day I have dinner and see family/my grandsons the rest of the day -...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-12-2010, 22:18
Replies: 38
Views: 2,877
Posted By quatro
I love the specsavers ones - where the shepherd...

I love the specsavers ones - where the shepherd shears the dog, and the one where the old lady drives down the road with music blaring from her car...
Forum: Pets 22-12-2010, 21:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By quatro
Arden Grange is a very good dog food, and a lot...

Arden Grange is a very good dog food, and a lot of the premium [more expensive] dog foods are too.
The benefit I found was that the amount of waste at the other end is less, and less messy - which...
Forum: Pets 21-12-2010, 22:23
Replies: 79
Views: 8,695
Posted By quatro
Cineast - thanks for that very helpful post. OP -...

Cineast - thanks for that very helpful post. OP - dont mean to hijack the thread!

I thought the whole conversation was very odd, I was talked to as if I was 5 years old and an awful picture painted...
Forum: Pets 21-12-2010, 21:15
Replies: 79
Views: 8,695
Posted By quatro
I'm looking into adopting a retired greyhound. I...

I'm looking into adopting a retired greyhound. I am retired and home all day. I have been astonished by the conversation I had with someone from a rehoming organisation.

I was told I only get the...
Forum: Pets 20-12-2010, 17:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By quatro
HanneLise - the dog I am talking about was a...

HanneLise - the dog I am talking about was a happy friendly calm laid back bitch who never ever showed any aggression to any dog, or any human at all in her life. - Apart from the time a man...
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