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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. Susiereptile

    Susiereptile Type 2 · Member

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  2. Crimsonclient

    Crimsonclient LADA · Well-Known Member

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    How old are you?42
    - Are you male or female? male
    - Which country are you from? south wales
    - Which city/area do you live in? porth
    - Are you religious? no
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. strong willed, opinionated, grumpy
    - Do you have any pets? 3 cats 1 dog
    - Microsoft or Apple? both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like? F1 rugby union
    - Do you get angry easily? depends
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? yes both wrists
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. guns n roses queen to many to list
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? rock
    - What is your favourite flag?
    - Ever gone camping?yes
    - Ever been in love?yes
    - Ever used fake tan?no
    - Which countries have you visited? germany/ france &belgium
    - Favourite city? cardiff
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.to many to list
    - List your five favourite films. to many to list
    - Are you wealthy? i wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what? not any more
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    - What do you like least about yourself?
     
  3. Redbegonia

    Redbegonia Type 2 · Member

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    Hi I'm new to this forum would like to ask some questions but not sure how to?!



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  4. raviddobb

    raviddobb Type 2 · Newbie

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    Keeps asking me to introduce myself I have done! Not doing it again waste of ink :-D

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  5. Redbegonia

    Redbegonia Type 2 · Member

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  6. dulcis-dente

    dulcis-dente Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hey. I'm not always great at these kinda things. but here goes....

    Was diagnosed with Type 1 in 1993 (I can still remember the time, day and date!). Started off with twice daily injections of human mixtard
    30/70 (even remember the doses and exchanges I needed for meal/snack times!), moved to MDI a few years later, and now going onto pump therapy in about 2 weeks time (I have this strong feeling that I'm gonna feel like a complete noob all over again!) In the 20 years I've had diabetes, I've never really been involved with any groups/communities like this and thought it was high time I did. Having diabetes can be tough sometimes (in some cases most of the time!) and I thought it'd be nice to join in somewhere where people can all offer support and advice to each other. I can chat the hind legs off a donkey, but I'm also a great listener, so feel free to chat away.

    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    A photo of me would be waaaay to scary, so I thought I'd share a pic of my three fluffy monsters!
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    - What is your name?
    Ria
    - How old are you?
    33
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    UK (Scotland)
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    West Coast/Highlands
    - Are you religious?
    No, I have more of a scientific and philosophical view. But do tend to live my the "love thy neighbour" "do no harm" kinda way.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Open, caring, easy-going
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yup, 3 mental guinea pigs (Lenny, Harvey, Oscar)
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Does World of Warcraft count (it is gaming after all!)
    - Do you get angry easily?
    A wee bit fiesty at times
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    ears and nose pierced. 2 tattoos (ankle and just below the collar bone)
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Depends on my mood, at the moment though it's:-
    Thunder, Ludovico Einaudi, Andrea Bocelli, Alice Cooper, Blue Nile/Paul Buchanan

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I have a Very eclectic taste in music - my iPod has everything from AC/DC to Andrea Bocelli to Rachmaninoff to Aviccii and everything in between!
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Alliance!!
    - Ever gone camping?
    Not until tents come fully equipped with electricity and hot running water!
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes and still am
    - Ever used fake tan?
    I do when the vain side of me is stronger than the lazy side! Unfortunately being Scottish means the sun can only turn my skin from skimmed milk blue to an off white shade, so I need all the help I can get!
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Germany, Greece and Eire (only got a passport 2 years ago!)
    - Favourite city?
    More of a village preson and it has to be Piskopiano in Crete. Such a lovely village and lovely people!
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    House, Dexter, Chuck, Documentaries (especially about animals), Big Bang Theory, HIMYM
    - List your five favourite films.
    Stand Up Guys, Blood Diamond, Killing Fields, Steel Magnolias, Hot Fuzz
    - Are you wealthy?
    Life rich, fiscally poor
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Work in retail
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    I'm about to start a BA (hons) in Leadership and Management with the Open Uni.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I've discovered over the years I'm more strong and resilient than I used to give myself credit for! Great sense of humour, good listener, compassionate and enthusiastic! (& I can be a bit random at times too!)
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My pancreas! ;) I have a habit of over thinking things, I'm super unfit and can't find the motivation to fix it :(

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  7. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Me too... and then I checked my post and, guess what, life's moved on :woot: ... so here's my updated copy and paste (who knows, maybe my profile will now be 100%??):

    Name? - Conrad
    Age? - 44 (was 42)
    M/F? - M (and no change there!)
    Which country are you from? - UK
    Which city/area do you live in? - Aylesbury, Bucks.
    Are you religious? - No, but I am philosophical.
    Pick three words to describe your personality. - Moody, sunny, gentle
    Do you have any pets? - No
    Microsoft or Apple? - Microsoft and Linux
    Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? - Less of a slouch now than when I first posted... some cycling and much more walking :D
    Do you get angry easily? - I'm a slow-burning match... until hypo/hyper and then... :nailbiting:
    Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? - Not anymore.
    List your five favourite musicians/bands. - The Beatles, Pinhani, Iron & Wine, and a fluctuating carousel from Abba to Zeppelin...
    What would you say your favourite music genre is? - That depends upon my blood sugars / mood! :shifty:
    What is your favourite flag? - The Flag of Convenience :hilarious:
    Ever gone camping? - Yes... and recently with 3-yr old and 7 month old daughters (and going again) :woot:
    Ever been in love? - :wacky:
    Ever used fake tan? - :wideyed:
    Which countries have you visited? - NW Europe, The Balkans, USA, Caribbean, HK, Cambodia and the Philippines.
    Favourite city? - Sarajevo
    List your five favourite TV programmes. - Black Adder, Channel 4 News, The West Wing, The Prisoner (original 1960's, not that 21st century regurg!), Mary, Mungo and Midge...
    List your five favourite films. - Once upon a time in the West, The Empire Strikes Back, Office Space, Carry on up the Khyber, Woodstock
    Are you wealthy? - If only, but I do have a wonderful wife and two gorgeous daughters
    Do you work? If so, as what? - Yes, stay at home dad / gradual writer.
    List the subjects you study/have studied. - Bits of this, some of that ...whatever has been needed to get the job done.
    What do you like most about yourself? - Easy going nature, empathy and generous spirit.
    What do you like least about yourself? - Brittle diabetes.
     
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  8. < sharon>

    < sharon> Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello i'm Sharon Im 51 , married with one daughter,Im a type 2 diabetic and have been diabetic for about ten years now,Needed to find people who understand what its like to have diabetes and how it affects those with diabetes, and their familiesSo im really looking forward to meeting everyone.:)
     
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  9. PenguinGeorge

    PenguinGeorge Type 1 · Newbie

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    What is your name?
    George

    Are you male or female?
    Male

    Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    Which city/area do you live in?
    Devon

    Are you religious?
    Nope!

    Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Kind, moody, picky

    Do you have any pets?
    2 dogs, 1 cat, 1 parrot

    Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple

    Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Let's not go there!

    Do you get angry easily?
    Not really

    Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No

    What is your favourite flag?
    Grenada

    Ever gone camping?
    Yes, all the time

    Ever been in love?
    Yes

    List your five favourite TV programmes.
    24, Person Of Interest, Mythbusters, Breaking Bad, Hell's Kitchen

    Are you wealthy?
    Not really

    Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes, as a self-employed software engineer
     
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  10. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm Barbara, just turned 42 and I'm a single mum of one grown-up (allegedly!) son. My mum has Type 2 and I've found out I'm prediabetic. Working hard to bring BG levels down because I don't want the complications my mum (and my gran before her) has. I'm also servant to a loony cat Sasha, she's almost 6. I also like knitting, partly because my son is obsessed with Doctor Who and wanted me to knit the famous Doctor Who scarf for him. I've just finished his third one! I'm also looking for work so it keeps me occupied.

    Edited to add - Argh! It's still saying I need to introduce myself!!
     
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  11. Mollycoll711

    Mollycoll711 Type 2 · Member

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    What is your name? Molly
    How old are you? 58
    Are you male or female? Female
    Which country are you from? England
    Which city/area do you live in? Littlehampton
    Are you religious? No
    Pick three words to describe your personality. Shy, Caring and Considerate
    Do you have any pets? 3 cats
    Microsoft or Apple? Both
    Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Tennis and Snooker
    Do you get angry easily? No
    Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Ears pierced
    List your five favourite musicians/bands. Coldplay, Keane, Clean Bandit, Sam Smith
    What would you say your favourite music genre is? Everything except Jazz
    What is your favourite flag? George Cross
    Ever gone camping? Once and hated it
    Ever been in love? yes
    Ever used fake tan? No
    Which countries have you visited? Greece, Italy, France, USA
    Favourite city? Louisville, Kentucky
    List your five favourite TV programmes. Masterchef, George Clarkes Amazing Spaces, Bake Off, Location Location Location,
    List your five favourite films. Dirty Dancing, Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, Casino Royal Bridget Jones Diary
    Are you wealthy? No
    Do you work? If so, as what? Senior Arranger in Insurance
    List the subjects you study/have studied. Secretarial studies, Business Studies, Accounts
    What do you like most about yourself? My eyes
    What do you like least about yourself? My weight
     
  12. Randburg

    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    Rather post on the forum such as ask a question, Diabetes discussion etc, as your query will get lost in this thread
    Look at Forums and choose a forum that looks good
     
  13. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've introduced myself...

    I've re-introduced myself...

    And still I'm only 70% complete :eek:

    What do I need to do @Giverny tell me pleeeaze :bigtears:
     
  14. dulcis-dente

    dulcis-dente Type 1 · Active Member

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    I found making a new post helped get rid of the message and give you 100% completed. ☺

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  15. Hannah Hill

    Hannah Hill Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    My name is Hannah Hill
    - How old are you?
    I am 26 years old
    - Are you male or female?
    I am female
    - Which country are you from?
    I am from England, UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Born and bred in Gloucester
    - Are you religious?
    Not particularly
    - Pick three words to describe your personality
    Affectionate, reliable and caring.
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes I have 3 cats
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both have their own advantages
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Tennis, Badminton, Football, Rugby
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Nah, life's too short
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    I have my ears pierced, used to have my belly button pierced and would love a tattoo
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    My music taste is very wide ranged so too many to decide from
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I would have to say country or stuff from the 70's
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Don't really have a favourite
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes and loved every minute of it
    - Ever been in love?
    Oh yes, best feeling in the world
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Nope never
    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Ireland, Italy and Switzerland
    - Favourite city?
    Rome or Paris
    - List your five favourite TV programmes
    Eastenders, Hannibal, Big Bang Theory, Hollyoaks, Ghost Adventures.
    - List your five favourite films.
    Shawshank Redemption, White Christmas, Les Miserables, Wizard of Oz, Alien 2
    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    On long term sick but used to be a dispensary Assistant
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    The usual, plus a little bit of Forensic Science and going on to study Criminology
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My personality
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My health
     

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    mojo_101 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name?
    John
    - How old are you?
    too old
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    West Sussex
    - Are you religious?
    No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    thoughtful
    - Do you have any pets?
    3 cats
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    HAL 9000
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Whatever I am listening to
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Various - indy, classical, popular
    - What is your favourite flag?
    None
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland, Switzerland, Turkey, Greece, USA, Canada
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    ?
    - List your five favourite films.
    Many
    - Are you wealthy?
    ?
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Engineer/Software Development
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    M.Eng and MBA
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    Very difficult
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Self confidence
     
  17. TooSweetForMe

    TooSweetForMe Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My name is Cindi, but on the forums I go by Too Sweet For Me

    I’m 50 years old, but will turn 51 on Thursday. Getting too old here.

    I’m female – at least I was the last time I looked.

    I’m from the USA – North Carolina, about an hour from the Outer Banks.

    I live in Elizabeth City, NC – we have just been given the honor of being named a US Coast Guard city!

    My mom and I have a cat named Mojo Jojo – my daughter named him when she was 7 and a fan of “The Evil Mojo Jojo” from “The Power Puff Girls”

    I use totally Microsoft except for my cell phone – that is a Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

    My 5 favorite musical acts ONLY? That’s a hard one – Adam Levine, Maroon 5, Blake Shelton, Lorde, Iggy Azaela, Miranda Lambert, Tim & Faith, Keith Urban, Nickelback…. I could go on and on.

    I haven’t visited any foreign countries, but have been to several states in the US – Virginia (Many times), Texas, Florida, and have traveled through South Carolina and Georgia.
     
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    serendipity Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Include a photo here if you wish to. I'll think about it
    - What is your name? Linda
    - How old are you? 46 years young
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? North East Lincolnshire
    - Are you religious? Pagan and Proud
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Headstrong, caring and Sensitive
    - Do you have any pets? 3 dogs and 4 cats and fish (1 blackmoor called Marillion, a plec called Barracus and 2 Shrimps called Ren and Stimpy
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? IPO/Shutzhund Dog sport (play lol) Love watching Formula 1.
    - Do you get angry easily? More often than I'd like to
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? 6 Tattoos, 1 on side of neck, 1 top of arm, 2 right shoulder, 2 left shoulder. More soon :) Loads of piercings, ears, nose, scaffold, belly, ect
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. AC/DC, Metallica, Marillion, Tyr, Amon Amarth, Lita Ford, Ozzy Osbourne.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock, Metal.
    - What is your favourite flag? Scottish (I Love Thistles)
    - Ever gone camping? Yes, once
    - Ever been in love? Yes, 3 times
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Scotland and Wales
    - Favourite city? Nottingham
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Family Guy, American Dad, Soaps, Casualty, Holby
    - List your five favourite films. Cross and the switchblade, Lost boys, flatliners
    - Are you wealthy? No financially
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Used to work in A&E
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Healthcare
    - What do you like most about yourself? My long hair
    - What do you like least about yourself? My weight
     
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    DrYork Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    Stewart

    - How old are you?
    61

    - Are you male or female?
    Male

    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    York

    - Are you religious?
    No

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Thoughtful, inquisitive, jocular

    - Do you have any pets?
    I have three cats

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

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I used to play football; now just running and general exercise to keep the dreaded glucose at bay

    - Do you get angry easily?
    No

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    II have one ear pierced

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Nic Jones, Belle and Sebastian, Leonard Cohen, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Mary Black

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

    - What is your favourite flag?
    Palestine

    - Ever gone camping?
    Never

    - Ever been in love?
    Several times

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Certainly not!

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Greece, Spain, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Wales, Scotland, Ireland

    - Favourite city?
    Amsterdam

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Family Guy, University Challenge, and anything about nature / animals

    - List your five favourite films.
    Casablanca, Went the Day Well, One of Our Aircraft is Missing, Sabotage, Dogma

    - Are you wealthy?
    No - far from it

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Semi-retired self-employed social researcher and web developer

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My left leg

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My right leg
     
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    Adelle0607 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What is your name?
    Adelle


    - Are you male or female?

    Female, 30



    - Do you have any pets?
    I have dogs

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple: can't live without my iPhone! Always with me 24/7

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I like swimming and tennis

    - Do you get angry easily?
    No


    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    U2, Beatles, Rihanna, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews, Taylor swift, katy perry

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Rock and pop music

    - What is your favourite flag?
    No favourites!

    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes!

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Yes lol

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Greece, Spain, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, China, USA, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Sweden, Russia, Estonia, Finland, South Africa, UK, Switzerland, Turkey, India, Cambodia Denmark, Norway, etc etc

    - Favourite city? Can I have two?
    Copenhagen and Florence

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Family Guy, CNN, Discovery, National Geographic, Game of Thrones, breaking bad

    - List your five favourite films.
    The Notebook, the Lord of the Rings, there's something about Mary, Matrix, Say Anything, Stepbrothers, In Bruges, Hot Fuzz



    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Used to work in health care now managing a business :)

    - What do you like most about yourself? Hardworking and persistent


    - What do you like least about yourself? My neuropathy in my hands I hope it goes away in the near future, have a hard time sleeping at night!



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