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trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:30:07

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swiperfox Wed 18-May-05 18:35:05

I did it recently with a guy i went to school with. He moved over here from Brazil when he was about 13 and he was sooooooooo gorgeous!! He used to brag that he would be a model. I had the biggest crush on himm and I always wondered what he would look like now. I googled his name, found him emailed him - he emailed back - with a photo!! Turned out be be pretty average in the end but cured my 10 year curiosity!!

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 18:38:14

I do it regularly. I never act on what I find but Im always curious. I know Ive moved on/changed etc just wonder how much they have. An ex asked me to move to Halifax with him when ds1 was 3wks old. Now I have ds2 whos almost 3 and ds1 is 4! Its curiosity.

trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:38:58

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swiperfox Wed 18-May-05 18:40:54

I told him i found it by accident! lol bet he thinks i've been stalking him for years - he used to get fed up with us following him around!!

FairyMum Wed 18-May-05 18:41:28

I do it on a regular basis. Not only exe's but people I have ever fancied. I am real little bunny-boiler!

tamum Wed 18-May-05 18:41:51

God, no, you're not the only one. It's riveting, I find.

mrsflowerpot Wed 18-May-05 18:41:51

Ok well I just have because of this thread! Found uni ex on Google just in a company staff listing but he's put an entry on Friends Reunited where he talks for four paragraphs about his career and not one mention of the fact he's married with two kids. So maybe not the enormous loss I thought it was when I was 20 after all!

snafu Wed 18-May-05 18:42:44

God no, you're not the only one! It's what Google was invented for, wasn't it?

Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:44:30

Me too. He'd emailed me to say he had a crush on me at school (like I didn't know lol) so I googled and he's pretty famous and there were interviews with him too. My goodness had he changed though for the better.

You're not from the NE are you trefusis? Could be the same guy?

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 18:45:40

Oh no I just looked him up again and all the things fit. He has his own business in Northumberland!!!! Think I should ring?

trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:46:23

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Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:46:31

No louise it's too dangerous IMO. Or are you available?

trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:47:07

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trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:47:33

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Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:48:31

no, meant louise not you trefusis

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 18:48:46

Yes Im available but I used to have this knack of wrapping him roubnd my finger and he's an accountant, Im training to be one!! It was the job I was thinking about!

Munchkinola Wed 18-May-05 18:49:06

I just found an ex who is a anaethesitist (sp) in Manchester who enjoys diving

trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:49:44

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Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:49:51

Yes well ring him then but keep us posted You could always use the accountant thing as an excuse?

Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:50:24

what sort of diving munch?

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 18:50:34

He also had a huge...........................

Bank balance!!

trefusis Wed 18-May-05 18:50:42

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Ulysees Wed 18-May-05 18:52:36

blimey trefusis you know all the stars!

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 18:52:39

Well I only have one thats worth looking up. All the others will be found on the DSS database!!

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