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DickWhittingtonsCat Fri 17-Dec-04 13:06:27

This is a real quote from Benjamin Franklin (although I'm not quite sure he meant it for us ). Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and good luck in 2005, whoever you are celebrating with.
"With bounteous cheer, conclude the year.
Be always at war with your vices,
at peace with your neighbours,
and let each New Year find you a better man."

tammyBEARinggifts Fri 17-Dec-04 13:36:09

aww thats nice of you DWC, hope you have a wonderful christmas and new year too, as well as everyone else xxx

FLOPSEYfairylightswithBUNNIES Tue 21-Dec-04 15:39:57

hope the new year brings me a better man!,

nice quote, thanks and a merry xmas and a happy new year to you too dickwhittingtonscat, meow.

AimsmumTheRedNoseReindeer Tue 21-Dec-04 19:06:45

Fingers crossed for all these new better men in 2005

Happy christmas to you dickwhittingtonscat and to everyone else!!! And hope you all have a good 2005

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 07:52:20

Awww that's nice DWC, hope the New Year finds us all a better man . Merry Xmas to you and everyone else!!!

karenanne Wed 22-Dec-04 07:55:51

merry xmas to all and heres to a better new year.i hope theres some great men out there too ....i really could do with one!!!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 10:41:20

Have a good Xmas to you all and good luck to those looking for a man.

Anyone have any ideas on how a single Dad of three finds a Woman?

SuzyStockings Wed 22-Dec-04 11:04:33

Merry Christmas all!

JMG1 - perhaps here is the perfect territory?!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:09:43

Well SS it can't be worse than a dating site, cause I can't even get a reply to my messages on there.

karenanne Wed 22-Dec-04 11:14:41

lol jmg ,merry xmas,ive just started perusing the dating site just curious at the mo but ive had to join to be that nosey.i too can honestly say no ones taken an interest in me either.lol.as i said im not looking at the mo (not ready)but its nice to see whats out there lol
heres hoping we both have better luck in the new year!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:20:07

KA, I've been single for two years now (since DP died) and I can honestly say I would like to meet someone now. next year maybe!
Good thigs come to those who wait, as the Guinness people like to say.

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 11:21:56

jmg - (am looking at the pics now) - this doesn't count as your own thread you know!!! I'll give you 10 minutes......!!!!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:22:14

Good 'things' even!

cranberryjampot Wed 22-Dec-04 11:23:20

My friend registered with loopylove.com (or co.uk) and has had loads of response - better than any other site she's been on - sorry for butting in

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 11:30:27

You've got one minute left to start your own thread jmg!!!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:32:11

wobbly, that sounds like bribary, what happened to your festive spirits?

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 11:33:22

No, not bribery - just a teeny bit of blackmail!! And it's because I'm feeling so festive that i'm giving you a (festive) kick up the @rse!!!

SuzyStockings Wed 22-Dec-04 11:34:15

Try speeddateronline. I've used that (free trial) and got loads of interest. Also Londonmatchmaker (again freetrial) and again got loads of interest!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:34:37

You norty girl you know what I like!!

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 11:35:03

You've had enough time now - i'm off to start that thread for you!!!

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:35:53

SS and CJP maybe I'll try them all and call myself desperate Dan!

SuzyStockings Wed 22-Dec-04 11:38:46

See, defo wouldn't get a response from me then! I never reply to people who come across abit too keen.

you have to start with a bit of humour and then crank up the flirting a bit.

You wouldn't believe some of the emails you get as a woman on those sites, from the hysterical to the weird to the down right disgusting! In fact thinking about it if I'd had half a brain I would have kept them and compiled one of those 'little books of...'

jmg1 Wed 22-Dec-04 11:40:49

SS, what sort of things do they say?

wobblystarryknicks Wed 22-Dec-04 11:41:40

Get on your thread jmg!!!

SuzyStockings Wed 22-Dec-04 11:42:37

Will continue on your thread JMG... as have hijacked this!

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