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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. BG744

    BG744 Type 2 · Newbie

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    BG744 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I found this site yesterday and have found it a wee bit difficult to find out how to post something on the site (introductions etc) I'm still not sure if this is the right place for it, but here goes.
    I have been living in Finland for 36 years or so and I'm now 73. A former sportsman, PE teacher and coach in the UK. After moving to Finland I continued to be physically active learning to do cross country skiing as well as coaching gymnastics.
    Not being native to this country the language and culture were very different.
    Life became quite stressful and has continued to be so. Which I believe may have contributed to the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
    I love to read and listen to good music from classical to folk music.
    Yuja Wang on Piano, Liang Wang on cello, John Williams on guitar.
    Also like Tom Paxton, Dougie MacLean, the Macalmans etc.
    Throughout my life I have continued to study many subjects, PE, biology, Psychology, TEFL, Theology and classical Hebrew and Koine (New Testament Greek)
    Recently I took up woodworking again.

    Started the low carb diet in December 2017 after watching a TED talk on it by an American lady Doctor and was impressed. Already showing good results after about 3 weeks.
    All the best to everyone for a healthy and happy new year.
     
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    What is your name? Kamilla
    - How old are you? 34
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? Russia
    - Which city/area do you live in? Moscow
    - Are you religious? Yes, I am orthodox cristian
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Curious, funny, smart
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None
    - Do you get angry easily? No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Bob Dylan, Tom Waits
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock
    - What is your favourite flag? Canadian
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Georgia, Azerbajdzhan
    - Favourite city? Tbilisi
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Do not watch TV
    - List your five favourite films. Arizona dream, Breaking the waves
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes, nurse in childrens' hospice
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Mesoamerican history at univercity, nursing at nursing school
    - What do you like most about yourself? Being caring
    - What do you like least about yourself? Being lazy
     
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    Bit late, as I've posted a few times, but:

    - What is your name? Emily
    - How old are you? 41
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Cardiff. But grew up in Cheltenham and London, and lived in the US for 17 years - Texas, Delaware, Arizona. Moved back to UK 3 years ago.
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Quirky, silly, perfectionist
    - Do you have any pets? Maggie (avatar), 17 years young and a well travelled girl, living in 5 different cities, two countries; rabbits
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None
    - Do you get angry easily? Maybe
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yes, leg
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. I'm dated because I went deaf around 2000 so... Indigo Girls, Norah Jones, Jamie Cullum, Ella Fitzgerald, Edith Piaf
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Jazz
    - What is your favourite flag? My company (I work for a company called Flag!)
    - Ever gone camping? Glamping
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? Yes
    - Which countries have you visited? USA, France, Italy, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba, Bahamas, Peru, Ecuador, Spain, Guyana, Germany
    - Favourite city? Austin, Texas, USA
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Chopped, University Challenge, This is Us, The Crown, The Chase
    - List your five favourite films. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Babe, The Princess Bride, The Producers, Life of Brian
    - Are you wealthy? Depends how you term wealthy
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Proofreader
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. History of the US and Latin America, British Sign Language
    - What do you like most about yourself? Mostly up for an adventure
    - What do you like least about yourself? When I talk myself out of doing something fun
     
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    Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions
    - What is your name? Tracy
    - How old are you? 53
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Daventry
    - Are you religious? A tiny bit (got married in church)
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Calm, Happy, Enthusiastic
    - Do you have any pets? Cat
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Walking, Football
    - Do you get angry easily? No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Pierced ears
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. David Cassidy, George Michael, Frank Sinatra
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? 80's
    - What is your favourite flag? West Ham United
    - Ever gone camping? Yes - never again
    - Ever been in love? Yes, still am married 22 years, together 28 years
    - Ever used fake tan? Yes
    - Which countries have you visited? Kenya, America, Spain, France, Turkey, Italy, Egypt, Morocco, Caribbean, Denmark, Tunisia.
    - Favourite city? New York
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. too many to choose
    - List your five favourite films. Too many
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Teaching Assistant
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Child Psychology
    - What do you like most about yourself? Controlling my diabetes
    - What do you like least about yourself? Poor eyesight
    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/index.php?posts/1630282/
     
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    Grant_Vicat Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys and Gals!

    - What is your name? Kelly Jane
    - How old are you? 22
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

    - Are you religious? Not at all
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Intrigued - thoughtful - random
    - Do you have any pets? I do, a Springer spaniel called Toby

    - Microsoft or Apple? Neither...Android all the way!

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I like horse riding and badminton :D

    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes, it depends on my sugar levels :/

    - Do you have any tattoosor piercings? If so, where? I have 3 piercings, my ears. Nose and centre of my lower lip.

    I also have 8 tattoos, I love tattoos!
    A filigree dagger, a pixie, an alkaline trio band logo, a unicorn, a doll lady holding a scorpion, a triangle made of wings and vines and some lyrics by greenday reading 'time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go'

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Alkaline trio, blink 182, Hollywood undead, Eminem and in this moment.

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock/rap

    - What is your favourite flag? Hmmm the American flag <3

    - Ever gone camping? So many times! It's fantastic

    - Ever been in love? I am in love :3

    - Ever used fake tan? Once, I am far too pale for that xD

    - Which countries have you visited? France, America, Spain, Turkey and Denmark.

    - Favourite city? Copenhagen <3

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Just five! Okay... Game of Thrones, Dexter, criminal minds, Britain's/America's next top model and penny dreadful.

    - List your five favourite films.
    A clockwork orange!, a cure for wellness, IT (2017), horns and I can't think of a 5th xD

    - Are you wealthy? Far from it xD

    - Do you work? If so, as what? I do and I am a customer service advisor :/ it's okay I guess

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    I have studied forensic science and forensic psychology.

    I'm thinking of maybe taking a career in the diabetic healthcare industry

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My health and health anxiety :/

    If you have any other questions please feel free to ask! :)

    Oh and I love dungeons and dragons! <3
     

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    Vancouver, Washington
     
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    Spontaneous, witty and caring.
     
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    No pets, yet. Love animals.
     
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    Walking & hiking and fishing.
     
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    3 tattoos & would like more.
     
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    Metalica, Bon Jovi, Rolling Stones, Ed Sheran and Kid Rock and all "Blues" bands.
     
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