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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. beccaxo

    beccaxo · Member

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    - what is your name? Rebecca

    - how old are you? 22

    - Male or female? Female

    - Country? England

    - religious? Not really

    - 3 words to describe your personality. Caring, funny, crazy

    - Any pets? Yes a Yorkshire terrier

    - Microsoft or apple? Apple

    - do you get angry easily? Yes!!

    - any tattoos or piercings? Just normal ear piercings, quite boring like that.

    - 5 favourite musicians/bands? Ed Sheeran, post Malone, the specials, Sam smith, don’t know who else

    - favourite music genre? R&B, mainstream, ska

    - Been camping? Yes when I was a kid

    - been in love? Yes

    -ever used fake tan? Once

    - which countries have you visited? Spain, Portugal, France, Holland

    - favourite city? Manchester

    - favourite tv programmes? Hollyoaks, dexter, I’m a celebrity, not sure what else.

    - favourite films? Step brothers, pretty woman, primal fear, Harry potters.

    - are you wealthy? No

    - do you work? Yes, as a carer

    -Subjects you have studied? Food tech, science, English, maths, sport.

    - what do you like most about yourself? My humour

    - what do You like least about yourself? Confidence and my diabetes.

    Here’s me.

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  2. NéjiSaïdi

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  3. iamwell

    iamwell · Newbie

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    Hi all,
    my name is Maureen
    71 yrs old
    female
    Northern Ireland
    religious
    enjoy painting
    just diagnosed 3 months ago
     
  4. Songbird966

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  5. JamesD17

    JamesD17 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    James
    - How old are you?
    40
    - Are you male or female?
    male
    - Which country are you from?
    UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Leicester
    - Are you religious?
    Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Deep thinker, introverted, sense of humour
    - Do you have any pets?
    No
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Football
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Oasis, Gary Numan


    Have fun!
     
  6. pinkscaffold

    pinkscaffold Type 1 · Member

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  7. StevenE20

    StevenE20 · Member

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    What is your name?
    Steven
    - How old are you?
    32
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Grantham
    - Are you religious?
    No
    - Do you have any pets?
    Fish
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Archery
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Yes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Yes tattoos on arms and one on neck
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Catfish and the Bottlemen, Liam Gallagher, Tom Grennan, Embrace, Nothing But Thieves
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    UK, Belgium, France
    - Favourite city?
    Not got one
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Seal Team, Blacklist, Supertruckers, Only Fools and Horses, Stan Lees lucky man
    - List your five favourite films.
    Pearl Harbour, Hacksaw Ridge, Death At A Funeral, Bad Boys, Leathal Weapons
    - Are you wealthy?
    No
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes, sales assistant van driver - electrical wholesale
     

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  8. Porffor

    Porffor · Member

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    Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name? Jane
    - How old are you? 48
    - Are you male or female? F
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? SW Wales
    - Are you religious? Pagan
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Chatty, friendly, loyal
    - Do you have any pets? A Belgian shepherd and a cat
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Karate / powerlifting
    - Do you get angry easily? Ish
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Too many to count. Arms, back, leg
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Metallica, Amon Amarth, blackberry smoke
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Metal
    - What is your favourite flag? England
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    - Which countries have you visited? All of UK, France, Greece, Spain.
    - Favourite city? None
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Vikings, homeland, holby, peaky blinders, sons of anarchy
    - List your five favourite films. Elvira mistress of the dark. Lost boys, John wick all, fast n furious all,
    - Are you wealthy? Nah
    - Do you work? If so, as what? No
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Applied psychology, Welsh, ecology
    - What do you like most about yourself? I'm open and trusting
    - What do you like least about yourself suffering from bipolar and the medication it needs.
     
  9. Craigmartin

    Craigmartin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I'm Craig.
    45 year old England
    Diagnosed type 2 yesterday and very much up and down emotionally after this
    Took first Metformin this morning
    Reading all available info but really looking for real practical advice
    Stats where 121.. 16.2 ketone 0.7.
    Not really had symptoms but was whilst tall very overweight. Lost 6 stone since last April through diet and excersise but still need to lose more.
    The guy confirmed the news and was decent and informative but on arrival home I was panicked,angry,denial etc. Today a little more pragmatic so far. Right at the start of a lifelong battle so very open to advice.. Thanks..
     
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  10. Longhaul

    Longhaul · Newbie

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    Hi, I'm Paul
    56 year old male living in West London.
    Practicing being retired, passionate about travel (too many to mention - about 60 countries so far I think), anyway not enjoying being in lockdown too much :). Generally a happy go lucky guy, enjoy a wide variety of activites, give anything a try.
    Diagnosed diabetic about 7 months ago, no meds, and a bit confused about quite a few things so I'll be heading over to the questions forum in a minute :).
    See you on a forum somewhere maybe.
    Take care out there...
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  11. Norfolkmell

    Norfolkmell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    Have you looked at the advice for newbies? Very good information on here and lots of friendliness and advice. Assuming you are type 2, a lot of us here low carb and high fat LCHF. I was lucky and told by my GP to do it lost 8 stone, brought levels down but I’ve fallen off the wagon at the moment due to stress. Some go very low carb around 30 g a day but anything under 130 will give you results. Diet doctor really good for amazing recipes. have a look around the forums it will really help.
     
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  12. Craigmartin

    Craigmartin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Started a thread on newly diagnosed board and lots of good input. Certainly feeling better than this time yesterday
     
  13. Norfolkmell

    Norfolkmell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done, this really is the best forums around
     
  14. Bernadette56

    Bernadette56 · Newbie

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    Hi all,
    My Username is Bernadette56, I’m 69 years old, female, & I was diagnosed with Type2 diabetes 2 weeks ago. I am 5ft 2ins & weigh 7st 10lbs & never dreamed I would be a candidate for diabetes.
    I was born in Ireland but have been living in London since 1971. I’ve been married for 47 years, have 2 children & 3 grandchildren, the youngest is only 2.
    I’ve been fit & healthy all my adult life, never had any serious illnesses, until the headaches started in January & got progressively worse. My GP sent me to the Royal Free where my bs reading was 23.9 & ketones were 2.1. I was put on a drip, given an insulin shot, then on a heart monitor & finally a chest X-ray. My fingers were pricked so many times I lost count but I can’t praise the staff enough for the way they looked after me. In the 7 hours that I was there they were constantly checking me for something & it wasn’t until 3 days later when my GP told me that I’d been quite unwell, then I realised why I was getting so much attention.
    So now I’m on the metformin, in liquid form as I can’t swallow tablets, & it’s the most awful stuff ever. At least my bs is down to mostly single figures & the headaches are practically gone. I’m just still trying to come to terms with this at the moment, I’ve received no info on what I’m supposed to eat or drink, I know it’s because of the virus & no face to face appointments, so I’m hoping to get some answers on here.
     
  15. Bernadette56

    Bernadette56 · Newbie

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    Sorry I didn’t answer all the questions, I couldn’t see them while typing & I’m not that technically clever yet.
     
  16. awj

    awj · Newbie

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    Hi everyone, pleased to meet you:)
    This is my first post & I hope to contribute to this forum where I am able and look forward to reading your threads & comments,

    I was diagnosed four years ago with T2 diabetes with an Hba1c of 53 and managed to control my blood glucose levels initially with low carb high fat diet. I was prescribed Metformin but after 6wks of misery I couldn't tolerate the dire side effects of this med anymore:arghh: so I chose instead to reduce my bgls with diet & exercise only. Eventually after about 15months of determination & tenacity I reduced my Hba1c to 31. I'd achieved to put my Diabetes into remission:joyful:

    However, since lockdown I've found my appetite has increased and although I still watch the amount of carbs I eat:bored: I'm afraid my portion size has increased as too my weight!:rolleyes: Now my bgls range between 6 - 9 sometimes higher! Exercise is limited because of a number of health issues but I'm managing to walk 2K - 3K steps a day.
    Stay safe everyone.
     
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  17. Rich_N

    Rich_N · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    Richard - Rich for short

    - How old are you?
    50

    - Are you male or female?
    Male

    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Cheshire

    - Are you religious?
    Definitely not

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Sharp, witty, loyal

    - Do you have any pets?
    No, but I'm on the lookout for a dog as a family pet

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Linux

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I teach Taijiquan (Tai Chi) in my spare time

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Yes

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Tattoos on both upper arms

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Aarvo Part, Phillip Glass, Henrick Gorecki

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I don't really have one

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes

    - Which countries have you visited?
    USA, China, France, Germany and Holland

    - Favourite city?
    I don't like cities

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    I don't watch TV

    - List your five favourite films.
    2001 a Space Odyssey, American Beauty, Magnolia, Eyes Wide Shut, Spartacus (1960)

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    I work in IT - data science
     
  18. ymfb

    ymfb · Guest

    Im Steve, from S. Wiltshire, 55 yo

    We have two dogs and two grown up daughters, both at university
    What a stupid question, Apple everything since about 1990, two iPhones, Mac mini, Apple TV, Mac Pro and MacBook Pro, iPad Pro
    Cycling, Squash, used to play cricket
    - Do you get angry easily - NO, MOVE ON !
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings, as pure as when I was born
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Madness, The Who, ACDC, The Specials, Abba
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? - MOD
    - What is your favourite flag? - Union Jack
    - Ever gone camping, regularly
    - Ever been in love? Married once and perfectly happy
    - Ever used fake tan? - No
    - Which countries have you visited?, too many to list, a few odd ones include Ukraine and Kazakhstan
    - Favourite city? Many but happy times in Brussels and Beijing
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Documentaries, currently Lost Mines on Discovery, Cricket, domestic & Int'l
    - List your five favourite films. Any WW2, Quadrophenia, Blues Brothers
    - Are you wealthy? - Nope
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Company director and mineral process engineer

    A big part of my life is motorcycling, travel for work and fun, Im a group tutor for Wiltshire RoADAR (RoSPA) and a rider for SERV Wessex blood runners.
     
  19. Miriam12345

    Miriam12345 Type 1 · Member

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    I thought I would join in... Because why not....
    - What is your name? Miriam
    - How old are you? 26
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Cambridge
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality? Happy, energetic, spontaneous
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Either
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Cycling
    - Do you get angry easily? If you **** me off
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yes to both, pierced ears and tattoo behind my ear/on my neck
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Anything goes to be honest let's go!
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Don't have one
    - What is your favourite flag? One that flies?!
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? I presume so...?
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Singapore, Egypt, France, Germany, Ireland, America, New Zealand, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium
    - Favourite city? I'm not really a city girl
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. After life, Gavin and Stacey, Him and Her
    - List your five favourite films.
    Shutter Island, anything with action - Taken, Unknown,
    - Are you wealthy? More so in experience than wealth
    - Do you work? If so, as what? I work in marketinf
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. That's a long list... I have a degree in Events Management
    - What do you like most about yourself? I always try anything one, I am an adrenalin junkie and I can easily adapt to situations
    - What do you like least about yourself? The darker thoughts in my brain
     

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    Hello new here so finding my around the forum. As requested here's my answers!

    - Include a photo here if you wish to. <<<<<<<< On screen to the left
    - What is your name? Toby
    - How old are you? 47
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Sheffield
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Funny, Caring, Outgoing
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? No Chrome
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None
    - Do you get angry easily? Depends
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Shaky, Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rebel Dean
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock N Roll
    - What is your favourite flag? British Flag
    - Ever gone camping? Years Ago
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? None
    - Favourite city? Blsckpool
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    - List your five favourite films.
    - Are you wealthy? Not a chance
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Medical Education Volunteer
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    - What do you like least about yourself?
     
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