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Chat and friendship

It's nice to chat, and I value true friendship with my life

Created By on 10/03/2017

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Georgie Girl
11th Mar 2017 11:18:01
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Hi Peter, you are right about valuing true friendships but people seem so wrapped up in their own lives they have no time for others, I know even a simple text or email can brighten my day, personally I have lost faith in human nature and it is really not a nice feeling at all.
Response from Peter52 Original Poster made on 11th Mar 2017 15:25:52
Hope you put me on your list to chat with.
Response from Kazzaj made on 11th Mar 2017 19:22:09
Hey georgie girl I'm sorry you feel like that you sound very disillusioned
Response from ThePrimate made on 3rd May 2017 19:51:14
If they don't have time for others, move on until you find friends that do. Don't waste your energy on selfish people
13th Mar 2017 05:05:20 (Last activity: 4th Nov 2017 20:26:56)
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G'day Peter52,

I've not been 'chatting' with anyone yet; just joined. Whilst I agree with your expressed sentiment, do you think that it is possible to find "true friendship" via an online forum?

Just wondering what people think?

Response from Kazzaj made on 25th Mar 2017 13:02:14
i think you could if you had lots of time
Response from britishtea made on 4th Nov 2017 20:26:56
It might be.
3rd May 2017 19:45:18 (Last activity: 4th May 2017 18:50:29)
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In this day and age of technology it is absolutely incredible how we can reach out and communicate with one another. Of course there are those out there that want to take and take from you, but there are some wonderful people in the "real" world and the virtual world that are worth getting to know. From the days when all we had was the home phone and the mail, now we have the internet, skype, text, email, snapchat, twitter, facebook.... the list goes on and on. Great friendships can be formed through these forms of communication. To me it is just incredible..
Response from ThePrimate made on 3rd May 2017 19:49:45
It's incredible and brings a lot of good with it, but the downside is, there are so many people controlled by their online life (you only have to look at people walking along the street, head down, glued to their smartphone as tho' their life depended on it). If only they would look up occasionally. 🙂
Response from annalee made on 4th May 2017 17:58:41
Yes, that is very true. Devices should not control one's life. I forgot my phone the other day at home and at first I was anxious, What if my kids have an emergency etc etc... but as the day went on it was quite nice. I didn't have to check my email, texts, or anything else. And everything turned out ok...
Response from ThePrimate made on 4th May 2017 18:50:29
It's a double edged sword - there are a lot less phone boxes around now and it makes you more aware about how loss you'd be without a mobile phone. The only time I haven't had mine with me in years, a young lady fell off her bike and passed out in front of me. Fortunately a young lad had his but it does make you think. There's always 'what ifs', but even tho' I work in IT I'm not addicted or dependent on it to live.
23rd Mar 2017 17:22:10
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Peter, whilst you probably want ladies to chat with, this old boy is around.

North Suffolk but know a little about Lincolnshire.

I'll stand by.

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