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Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Giverny, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. rbell15

    rbell15 Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name? Rebecca
    - How old are you? 27
    - Are you male or female? F
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Introverted, Driven, Creative
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Hullahooping to the moon and back at the mo
    - Do you get angry easily? nope
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Changes quite often, probably Ben Howard, Bat For Lashes, Passenger, Nitin Sawhney and Coldplay
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? World/folk/pop fusions
    - Ever gone camping? yep, wild camping as well!
    - Ever been in love? Yep
    - Which countries have you visited? US (Only New York), Greece, Morocco, Slovenia, France, Spain, Poland, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Scotland, Turkey.
    - Favourite city? Bristol
    - Do you work? If so, as what? I manage a charity and I also support the running of a center for research.
    - What do you like most about yourself? I am whole-hearted in almost everything I do
    - What do you like least about yourself? I am rarely satisfied with anything
     
  2. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hello and welcome to the forum :)
     
  3. ldwheel40

    ldwheel40 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi, my name is Lucy Diamond and I live in Cirencester, Gloucestershire. I am 42 and a Christian.
    My personality: Polite, outgoing and fun.
    I don't have any pets.
    I can't choose between Microsoft/Apple as there are advantages and disadvantages with both. In my voluntary work, I use both.
    I am not keen on playing sport, but I do like to walk ad much as I can. I prefer to watch sport and my favourite is Formula 1.
    It's extremely rare for me to get angry.
    No tattoos but had ears pierced.
    I don't have favourite musicians/bands as I enjoy most music but do dislike rock.
    No favourite flags. Haven't been camping but would like to.
    Haven't used fake tan. I was in love a long time ago.
    I've been to France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Norway. My favorite city is Oslo, Norway.
    No favourite films/TV programs as I enjoy most genres.
    I'm self-employed and have set up my own business.
    A few agos, I completed a Business Studies course at a college in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
    I just like who I am in general and there isn't anything I dislike about myself.
    My diagnosis is Type 2 diabetes.
     
  4. DeejayR

    DeejayR Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome, Lucy, from another T2.
    Start a thread for yourself if there's anything you need to know about your diabetes.
     
  5. Ailidh

    Ailidh · Active Member

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    What is your name? Ailidh (Ay-lay)
    - How old are you? 60
    - Are you male or female? F
    - Which country are you from? Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in? West Yorkshire
    - Are you religious? Yes. Christian
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Loyal. Funny. Introspective.
    - Do you have any pets? Not now. Had 6 dogs, all at once, but they died off from good old age.....
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None. I do like walking though. Round the streets, round a park.
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Um......
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Classical/opera
    - What is your favourite flag? What? As in national flag? Union Flag.
    - Ever gone camping? Not for 40 years.
    - Ever been in love? Sort of. Maybe. Kind of.
    - Ever used fake tan? Not for 40 years.
    - Which countries have you visited? France, Russia, Germany, Austria, USA, Canada, Italy, Spain, Finland, Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Greece
    - Favourite city? London.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Frasier. Masterchef. Yes, Minister (and Prime Minister). NCIS. Midsomer Murders.
    - List your five favourite films. Pride & Prejudice (all versions). Despicable Me 2. Legally Blonde. Miss Congeniality. Cheaper by the Dozen (the real one)
    - Are you wealthy? No but I get by.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Retired early on health grounds (anxiety following chemo).
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Russian. French. Theology.
    - What do you like most about yourself? Nice brown eyes.
    - What do you like least about yourself? Introspection.
     
  6. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and Welcome , I do hope you enjoy the forum as much as I do :)
     
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  7. endocrinegremlin

    endocrinegremlin Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What is your name? Sam
    - How old are you? 23
    - Are you male or female? F
    - Which country are you from? Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in? West Lothian
    - Are you religious? No. Atheist. Not spiritual either.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Determined. Quirky. Curious.
    - Do you have any pets? Personally I have a Lhasa Apso and I live with my parents who have another two Lhasa Apsos.
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I walk and do wii fit but other than that I don't take part as before the pump it ended in disaster and I have yet to get around to getting a gym membership. On the watching side I love Formula 1 and have been to Silvertone, tennis (Nottingham ATP and Roland Garros) and football. Real Madrid is my team and for my 18th I went without a party to go see Real Madrid play Barcelona instead. I went again the next year too. I'm a student and hate silence but study best when tennis is on because there is not too much to distract me but it isn't silent either.
    - Do you get angry easily? I used to but I did a course in assertion as part of my anxiety therapy and I felt that helped me curb my anger a lot.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? I have my ears done twice and a helix ear piercing and two tatoos on my right arm. One is a red and orange phoenix formed from flame and the other is 'was mich nicht umbringt macht mich stärker' in the same shade of red so it looks like one piece. It means 'what doesn't kill me makes me stronger' in the original German because I studied German up to university level.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Bon Joovi, 30 seconds to mars, fall out boy, muse, my chemical romance and a mix of pop, rap and wwe theme songs of all things.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? rock
    - What is your favourite flag? Saltire. I wouldn't say it is the prettiest but I have a real burning sense of pride for it, especially after the past few years.
    - Ever gone camping? Not since I was a child thankfully.
    - Ever been in love? Unrequited. It isn't as horrendous as it seems I promise.
    - Ever used fake tan? No.
    - Which countries have you visited? Scotland, England, Wales, France, Portugal and Spain.
    - Favourite city? Barcelona
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Law and Order SVU, NCIS, Buffy. Firefly, Law and Order
    - List your five favourite films. Star Wars films. Marvel universe.
    - Are you wealthy? No, but I have supportive parents.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? In the near by zoo gift shop.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. I have a history degree and am about to do honours but I studied both French and German to university level and have a conversational Spanish thing too. (packed off to Spanish as part of the A4E nonsense. It was deemed the only subject not 'too easy' for me and was FAR too easy for me. urgh)
    - What do you like most about yourself? My health is in tatters. Diabetes is only part of the long list but I never gave up.
    - What do you like least about yourself? My body just doesn't WORK.
     
  8. MorbidCaterpillar

    MorbidCaterpillar Don't have diabetes · Member

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    - What is your name? Louise
    - How old are you? 45
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? I'm originally from the Wirral but now live in London (which I love).
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Artistic, open minded & enquiring
    - Do you have any pets? Yes, two budgies: Lucifer and his friend Bubblegum
    - Microsoft or Apple? MS and Android
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Tennis, swimming
    - Do you get angry easily? I'm very patient, but if someone does manage to push me over the edge, my temper is hot.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yup, ten tattoos on my arms/chest/back and eleven piercings in my ears.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Paradise Lost, Shinedown, Within Temptation, VNV Nation, Blutengel
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? EBM/Industrial/Metal/Goth Rock
    - Ever gone camping? Does a caravan count?
    - Ever been in love? Thought so, but it turned out not.
    - Ever used fake tan? As an impetuous teen
    - Which countries have you visited? Canada, Tunisia, Spain, France, Iceland, USA, Scotland, Wales & I lived in Ireland for ten years.
    - Favourite city? London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Banshee, 12 Monkeys, Game of Thrones, Dark Matter, The Americans
    - List your five favourite films. The Matrix Trilogy, 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, 2046, Oldboy (2003)
    - Are you wealthy? Ahahahahahahaahahah!
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Fine Art
     
  9. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    Yes. I am in a Civil Partnership.
     
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  10. Heatherlou18

    Heatherlou18 Type 1 · Member

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    What is your name? Heather :)
    - How old are you? 23

    - Are you male or female? Female

    - Which country are you from? England

    - Which city/area do you live in? Cheshire/Macclesfield

    - Are you religious? No

    - Pick three words to describe your personality. honest (brutally), homebird, tomboy

    - Do you have any pets? Doggy

    - Microsoft or Apple? Bit o'both

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I liked trampolining till my leg snapped in half

    - Do you get angry easily? I think it depends on what over. Animal cruelty yes. Human stupidity yes. otherthings.. meh

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Tattoos - all over

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    I only listen to Disney sound tracks and Lana del rey

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Disney

    - What is your favourite flag? a white one

    - Ever gone camping? yes

    - Ever been in love? always

    - Ever used fake tan? always

    - Which countries have you visited? Many

    - Favourite city? Im more of a countryside girl

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    My wife and kids
    Sabrina the teenage witch
    Friends
    SpongeBob
    Catfish

    - List your five favourite films.
    Labyrinth
    Patch Adams
    Mrs Doubtfire
    Pocahontus
    50 First Dates

    - Are you wealthy? There is no wealth but life

    - Do you work? If so, as what? After sales at a car dealership

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Art
    History
    Business
    Religious Ed
    Maths
    English
    Science
    Psychology
    Media and IT
    Biology
    Animal Care
    Veterinary Nursing

    - What do you like most about yourself? How lucky I am - the most amazing loved ones

    - What do you like least about yourself? My road rage


    :mad:)
     
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  11. TyTy

    TyTy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    welcome to the forum @Heatherlou18 hope you find it helpful
     
  12. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    - What is your name = William.
    - How old are you?
    - Are you male or female? = Male
    - Which country are you from? = England.
    - Which city/area do you live in? = York.
    - Are you religious?
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    - Do you have any pets?
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/watch. = Athletics, Cricket, Rugby.
    - Do you get angry easily? = If people are rude.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. = Mike Oldfield, Queen, E.L.O, and Abba.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    - What is your favourite flag?
    - Ever gone camping? = No - never.
    - Ever been in love? = Yes. (In a Gay Civil Partnership).
    - Ever used fake tan? = No.
    - Which countries have you visited? = Scotland, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Grand Canaria, Rhodes, Cyprus.
    - Favourite city?
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. = Pointless, Country File.
    - List your five favourite films. = Gone With The Wind, Rebecca, Now Voyager, 2012.

    - Are you wealthy?
    - Do you work? If so, as what? = Unpaid Carer.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    - What do you like least about yourself? = Lack of confidence.
     
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  13. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hello all of you and welcome to the forum...:)
     
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  14. dawnieuk6

    dawnieuk6 · Newbie

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    Hi my name is Dawn, nice to meet you
     
  15. dawnieuk6

    dawnieuk6 · Newbie

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    Hi Debbie you sound like me, I have ME and fibro and spend a lot of my time in bed. My sugars are only under control when I eat protien
     
  16. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    I have already done some details about myself and posted at 12.44am today.
     
  17. Arif Tangi

    Arif Tangi Type 2 · Newbie

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    Greeting to all

    - What is your name?

    Arif

    - How old are you?

    38


    - Are you male or female?

    Male


    - Which country are you from?

    Pakistan


    - Which city/area do you live in?

    Islamabad



    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Sensitive, Intellectual, careless


    - Do you have any pets?

    No


    - Microsoft or Apple?

    Applee


    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?

    I used to Play Badminton


    - Do you get angry easily?

    Not really


    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?

    No


    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.

    I like Pashtu music


    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?

    Mostly classical


    - What is your favourite flag?

    Don't know


    - Ever gone camping?

    Not really


    - Ever been in love?

    Yes


    - Ever used fake tan?

    Don't know


    - Which countries have you visited?

    Only Pakistan


    - Favourite city?

    My hometown Tangi


    - List your five favourite TV programmes.


    - List your five favourite films.

    12 Angry Men,

    Groundhog Day, The Matrix etc.


    - Are you wealthy?

    No


    - Do you work? If so, as what?

    I am a School Headmaster


    - List the subjects you study/have studied.


    English Literature


    - What do you like most about yourself?

    creativity in thoughts


    - What do you like least about yourself?

    Don't know
     
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  18. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the madhouse @Arif Tangi
    Do you have type 1 or 2 (or 1.5 etc) diabetes ?
     
  19. AmandaD

    AmandaD Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name? Amanda
    - How old are you? 38
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? Ireland
    - Which city/area do you live in?Dublin
    - Are you religious?No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.hard working, loyal, silly
    - Do you have any pets? Yes two dogs and fish
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?no group sports
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?yes (ears, belly button), tattoos (back, groin, ankle, hip)
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. don't have 100% favs
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? pop
    - What is your favourite flag?Irish
    - Ever gone camping? Yes (Ireland and Greece)
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? Yes
    - Which countries have you visited? UK, Greece, Spain, France, Tunisia, USA
    - Favourite city? Dublin
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Bake off, Big brother, Master Chef,
    - List your five favourite films. Dirty dancing, Frozen, Tangled,
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes, librarian
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Genetics, Plant Genetic Manipulation, Plant cell biology & genetics, Information Studies
    - What do you like most about yourself? My eyes
    - What do you like least about yourself?my legs

    Have fun!
     
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  20. Dels79

    Dels79 Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Adele, but everyone calls me Dels.
    - How old are you?
    I'm 35
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    Northern Ireland
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Banbridge, Down.
    - Are you religious?
    Agnostic
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Loyal, friendly, eejit
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes, 2 cats. One shy of being a cat lady! Haha.
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Pool, sometimes.
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Unfortunately yes.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Pierced ears and 2 tattoos. One on my left wrist and one on my right calf.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Queen, Jimmy Eat World, Smashing Pumpkins. ( I like so many more so this wasn't easy. But also Ludovico Einaudi for quiet times!)
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Rock
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Irish Tricolour
    - Ever gone camping?
    No, not my scene!
    - Ever been in love?
    Never.
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Never.
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Ireland and England. Not very adventurous!
    - Favourite city?
    Dublin
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    The Walking Dead, Game Of Thrones, Banshee, Friends, Only Fools & Horses
    - List your five favourite films.
    Aliens, Goodfellas, Into The Wild, It's A Wonderful Life, The Shining. ( & tons more! Love so many movies)
    - Are you wealthy?
    Definitely not.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Unemployed. Used to work in a supermarket.
     
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