Just curious - how did you find this forum?

Talk about the weather, make new friends, comment on anything, pop in to say "hello". [Please DO NOT post country-specific questions here - they belong on the relevant country forum in the In-Country Experts Forum.]

How did you find this forum?

I was already a BE visitor/contributor
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9%
I found it via a search engine
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71%
A friend told me about it
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11%
Other. (Why not post and tell us about it?)
7
9%
 
Total votes : 76

Postby Kay » Mon 30 Jan 2006 16:05

Hi Les

Welcome - join in and have fun!

Love the sig, BTW! :lol:

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Postby spinkster » Mon 13 Nov 2006 21:11

I was looking at a Perth residents website and clicked a link then clicked another ...........heck you know the rest
bear with me i have a memory like a umm like a ummmm whats them orange things that swim in a bowl?
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Postby Kay » Mon 13 Nov 2006 21:31

You're very welcome anyway, however you found us. :D

Some people complain that we're too strict about newbies posting links and stuff. We're friendly people really. It's just that we want to keep the place fun and useful, without loads of adverts posted by people who have no interest in joining in. (Here endeth today's rant. :roll: )

Good of you to post - will we be seeing you in Rogue's Gallery too?
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Hello

Postby Ess » Fri 02 Feb 2007 06:03

Hi I came across this site while seaching for my old one which just disapeard from my desk top.
I am Esther I live on the Central Coast and have lived in Australia for over forty years.Before we moved to the Central Coast we lived on the South Coast. great place to.I am originally From the North of England Newcastle up on Tyne and my husband is from Folkstone Kent We have three children and five Grandchildren, We are both retired now and have joined the Grey Nomads love caravaning and fossiking
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Postby Kay » Fri 02 Feb 2007 13:23

Hi Esther and welcome.

Join in have fun.

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Postby SSue » Sun 04 Feb 2007 22:48

You made it over then Ester - join in and have a laugh/moan or whatever :lol:

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Re: Just curious - how did you find this forum?

Postby OopsMyHaloSlpd » Thu 08 Mar 2007 22:57

Kay wrote:Hi All

It's great to see all these new members here. I was just curious about how you found us. If you have a spare minute or two, please tell! And I've set up a poll for fun too.

Thanks

Kay 8)


You e-mailed me a link years ago.... :wink:

"Cough" say no more "cough"
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Postby SSue » Thu 08 Mar 2007 23:29

Hi and welcome to BE.

Do you have a shorter name for your friends.........that one's a good'un but far too long to keep repeating?

Glad to see you joining in anyway.

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Postby OopsMyHaloSlpd » Fri 09 Mar 2007 23:12

Actually I do.... It's Brige.

I'm Blondie at work, but you can take your pick! :D

Nice to meey you all, this time of year is so boring. Freezing here in Connecticut, where are you?
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Postby SSue » Sat 10 Mar 2007 13:08

Hi Brige


I'm in the 'lucky country', or Australia, whichever you believe.

We're still getting the high temperatures of summer during the days, but as we've just gone into autumn there's a slight nip in the air early mornings and nights. It's much more comfortable for sleeping.

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how did I find britishexpat ?

Postby derechterdanny » Sun 11 Mar 2007 18:52

I was (still am) trying to find 'ring of bright water' written by G. Maxwell, and found 'ring of bright otters' by M. Clark. It was well written, so I followed the link to britishexpat, and enjoyed the humor of this site.
:oops: I do apologise, think I have been very rude, although I've read the guidelines, I should have introduced myself properly before posting yesterday .. felt like intruding a nice cosy livingroom, and giving you all a scare ; sorry about that, I'm a beginner on the Internet, and well known for my 'first act-then think' but I promise to do better ..
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Postby SSue » Tue 13 Mar 2007 02:35

Hi and welcome to BE.

We want people to join in, and what better place to start? Obviously, although this is all new to you, you didn't drop any big clangers, else you would hear about it :lol:

Look forward to hearing more about you.

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Postby Kay » Tue 13 Mar 2007 05:02

I'll second that. Welcome to BE. :D

We've got plenty more of Clarkie's great writing on the site. Try this link:

Clark's Caledonia

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Postby derechterdanny » Tue 13 Mar 2007 09:22

Thank you Kay and SSue for welcoming me ..
I think I've done some strange things regarding the request of the Newsletter, but otherwise I'm quite harmless :wink:
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Postby britrose » Fri 23 Mar 2007 18:57

Hiya,
I'm a newbie as well. Just joined yesterday. I just typed in British expats and this site came up. I've been in the States nearly 21 yrs. and still get homesick. Try to go "home" every 4-5 yrs. if possible. Will be there in June for a couple of weeks.
Looking forward to meeting people in here.
Karen.
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