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to feel confused by the level of affection one feels for nicknames on a screen?

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ClockWatchingLady Fri 02-Aug-13 21:11:23

I'm a bit late to the party, having only just discovered MN (never been on other "chat" type sites either). It really feels like people care about each other here, and (like countless others, it seems) I continually find myself "checking" on people on certain threads, and thinking about some posters' welfare very regularly.

I can't formulate my question exactly, but isn't it a bit weird that none of us really knows each other? Or do we? What does it all mean?! People who have been on MN a long time: do you feel that you have real "friendships" here?

ZingWidge Wed 07-Aug-13 10:44:02

anyway, there's no way it was me you didn't like. I only joined last November.
I was just being silly.

HoneyDragon Wed 07-Aug-13 13:27:38

seritonin you are only about 15 minutes from me, I reckon wink

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 07-Aug-13 13:31:39

<wafts in>

::snogs everyone to the ground::

<pootles out again>

HoneyDragon Wed 07-Aug-13 13:43:02

<<gets up from floor>>

Did anyone get the number of that Mnetter

<<reels around, falls over>>

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