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ravspal  Female  Dorset
9-Nov-2020 16:51 Message #4797423
Why do we keep coming back ? After a long break away, here I am again.
Hello xx
Female
ravspal  Female  Dorset
9-Nov-2020 16:53 Message #4797424
Can you also tell me why I'm pink, where is my picture ?
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
9-Nov-2020 17:11 Message #4797425
I just want the Money Saving Expert site......I keep getting the wrong MSE

Then....I wanted the London Stock Exchange.....but must keep doing typo's..


I now off to check on the Master of Science website........Using voice activated Google.......Surely that should be pretty straightforward.....
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon
9-Nov-2020 17:14 Message #4797426
You wouldn't enjoy it if it was straightforward tumbled.
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon
9-Nov-2020 17:15 Message #4797427
I come back less and less for the forum but I do so much chatting to members that if I'm gone for a few days I start to think I'm missing something.
Male
terry  Male  West Yorkshire
9-Nov-2020 22:39 Message #4797459
I'm too idle to move
Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
10-Nov-2020 07:30 Message #4797464
I love it here :)
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
10-Nov-2020 09:00 Message #4797476
That is a good question ravspal as it isn't the site it used to be.I have left and returned too. When I joined this site 15 years ago to say it was lively and had lots of members looking to date and with a good forum would be understating how fantastic it was.

A bit less lively now lol.
Male
Pboro Trevor  Male  Cambridgeshire
10-Nov-2020 09:15 Message #4797477
I come back because of the many friends I have made on here over the years

Trevor
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 09:15 Message #4797478
I've sometimes tried analysing it.....but it's a tricky one.....

Good old days and all that.....comes up all the time.....but there's evidence that the good old days were often not as good as made out at times.........Threads from The good old days are often the same or worse as threads from now.....People upsetting people etc.....people being banned.....dual id's....etc etc etc.....All the same type of stuff....

There was just more normal stuff to hide it......Nowadays it stands out more......

People have always been people.......

If I was an entrepreneur.....I can't even spell it, let alone be one......I would come up with something inbetween this and the big ones.....Not too big....not too small.....

But as I'm not an entrep.....thingy, then it looks like I'm stuck with it......
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
10-Nov-2020 10:50 Message #4797480
Habit, conversation or what passes for it on many threads, a bit of socialising and because I don't like the idea or know how to use other sites.
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
10-Nov-2020 11:20 Message #4797483
Don't know how long you have been on the site tumbled but the threads were a lot better then. Of course there were disagreements but nothing like recent threads. No political dominance which probably helped. Maybe having many more contributors made a significant difference. There was a lot of humour and conversations went on during the day and continued into the early hours.
My own praise for the site was not for the forums which I can take or leave but the primary objective of the site which was meeting for dates and friendship and regular group meets which were popular although I don't personally do groups. I would seriously suggest that, at that time, this was the best site in the U.K. buy a long way!

Remind me. Why am I here lol?
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 11:43 Message #4797484
Every now and again I search google for old threads.....to see what the good old days were like.....and I find some from over 10 years ago.....very similar to todays...

There was also fun to be had, by the looks of it.....Mainly, it seems, some fun ladies around, having a laugh.......a few blokes chucked in here and there......Girls seem better at parties than blokes....

There was also some controversial posters......There was a melt and a primitivistic and a few others I can't remember off the top of my head........Someone was accusing primitivistic of being someone else.....and perhaps a man and a woman.......There was a bloke who became trans, and then started behaving all trans bitchy type thing, who then hit a disabled person, and was proud of it on here.....then got banned.....Oh.....the good old days......

They're probably still here......in some guise.....
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persona_non_grata  Male  North London
10-Nov-2020 11:52 Message #4797485
Sorry tumbled you can google all day and imagine those days were similar to today but they weren't. They were nothing like today and even the handful of controversial characters were interesting.
You will just have to accept what everyone who was on the site says and I doubt you will find anyone of that era who didn't enjoy the site. It was a thousand percent better. More members. More interaction. More humour. More conversations and importantly more dating.

:)

Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 12:10 Message #4797486
We all have our own views on it.....We see it as we see it....

I dated on here for a couple of years before ever using the converstaion forums.....The ladies I dated didn't use the forums either......That was my favourite time on here.....

Then.....I stopped dating......and unfortunately.....found the forums......

Online Public forums......I'd never bothered before......and since discovering them.....I suppose I really wish I hadn't.....I've never been comfortable with the whole thing.....I don't do dacebook, or twitter.....so this is it for me....and it's always been rather disappointing......I try to find reasons at times....hence the googling......

I resurrected a thread a few years ago...when people were moaning about the good old days......The thread was one from 5 or 6 years previous......saying how much the site had gone downhill........and that was somewhere around 2005 I think....

Now though.....my trust in posters has dwindled away......Some are good, decent people......Some are liars and cheats.....I have no trust in most on here......I've blocked 8.....which is probably only about 3 actual people......I'm just about to block another 4 regular 'posters'.......who I believe to be only 1 person......3 male profiles.....1 female........They know who they are.....


After all that.....I have to really ask myself the question again..........'Why am I here?'.........I really shouldn't be......
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
10-Nov-2020 12:38 Message #4797488
Im sure the moaners got into the act some years ago. The site was in its heyday until at least 2010 but I can't vouch for it after that so you could be right.

Actually tumbled you should be playing Cluedo or Guess Who or perhaps even a murder mystery weekend lol. You'd be the bees knees ... only brisinger could be better.

With so few members on this site now it is quite worrying that some might have several aliases. On a bright note tumbled I don't think anyone doubts your authenticity.
Male
zodiac1  Male  Flintshire
10-Nov-2020 15:13 Message #4797496
The main thing that did for midsummerseve was the introduction by admin of the group and private rooms, This all started the battle of the sexes with some and caused mass leavings .

Never to have been the same ever or again. mse is as good as on its knees these days in comparison.
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 15:35 Message #4797500
I think I've mentioned a few times when these sort of threads come around.......It probably only needs about 10 new posters....depending on what they post.....perhaps about 20 even.....

People posting and responding to different subjects.........various ages......An air of excitement in the air.....You don't want to miss out....a vibrant feel......day or night.....Stuff that keeps people interested.......Go to bed?.....no chance.....I'm logging in....

We're not going to get it though.....

Back down to reality again.......

Perhaps we can hope though......

Just 10 people......that's all.......Are there 10 new people in the world?......Please help us out?.....We can't do it on our own.....That's been proven......We're all on our last legs.......Before we die......Please give us some hope......
Female
Andromeda  Female  Berkshire
10-Nov-2020 16:16 Message #4797510
The theory is good but "various ages" might prove difficult.
Female
ravspal  Female  Dorset
10-Nov-2020 17:28 Message #4797523
Gosh peeps I didn't mean to start an argument. Not one of you told me why I'm pink. Come on now gotta be a reason. I want you all to see me.
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 17:30 Message #4797524
I saw you on the radio once......You mentioned being on Steve Wright in a thread.....So I listened to the clip.....
Male
FirmButFair-TrollPatrol  Male  North Yorkshire
10-Nov-2020 17:41 Message #4797525
ravspal. You are pink because blue is for boys. Seriously I think a few members have had problems getting a photo up. I seem to remember it takes a bit of deleting to replace the original but at least we can see your very nice photo if we click on your profile.
Female
ravspal  Female  Dorset
10-Nov-2020 17:42 Message #4797526
Goodness gracious me can you remember what year that was tumbled. That was definitely another life lol I've moved to the coast since then.
Female
ravspal  Female  Dorset
10-Nov-2020 17:45 Message #4797528
Ahhhh thank you fbf-Troll patrol
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
10-Nov-2020 17:50 Message #4797530
I can't remember which year it was......but I remember the occasion........I don't get to meet many celebrities.......You're on my 'I know someone who was on Steve Wright in the Afternoon' list.....

With regards photos.....They've gone strange recently......Giant ones suddenly appear amongst normal sized ones.....If you look at who's online, you'll see.....

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