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Let me introduce myself
« on: 11/02/2004 09:51:40 »
After barging in last night, I feel I should introduce myself….

I discovered your gem of a site last night whilst searching for something totally unrelated. As others here have already said, there are very few places on the net where those with an interest in science can indulge themselves and put forward their own theories for all things great and small, so I thought I would join you.

As some of you may already have worked out from the username I studied geology for a while, and discovering I was absolutely hopeless at it I moved on to complete a degree in physics and maths 8)

At 45 I have a nasty feeling that I may well be the eldest person here – anyway my real name is Chris, I work in Electronics/IT on a freelance basis and live with my gf Emma who has absolutely no interest in science whatsoever! :)


 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/02/2004 15:51:06 »
Hi Chris, welcome to the forum!  Sorry to pop your bubble, but I'm older than you and so is Bezoar.  I suspect there are a few others in the same age corral.

You'd be right in sync with my bf who has an electronics/IT business and a photography business.  Exodus is the geologist here (unless I've missed someone else's credentials).  And I'm sure you've already noticed that many people are well versed in physics and math.
 

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Re: Let me introduce myself
« Reply #2 on: 11/02/2004 22:03:15 »
Hi Chris, sorry to put even more holes in your bubble. I also have a couple of years on you.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 12/02/2004 01:40:42 »
quote:
Originally posted by roberth

sorry to put even more holes in your bubble. I also have a couple of years on you.

I'll try not to let it get me down ;)
 

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« Reply #4 on: 12/02/2004 03:29:02 »
That's why I like this place.  I needed a peer group where I wasn't the old man.



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Re: Let me introduce myself
« Reply #5 on: 13/02/2004 21:46:00 »
I'm not older than you are Gneiss, but I'm certainly a contemporary. I'm 40.  Welcome to the forum!


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« Reply #6 on: 14/02/2004 20:09:54 »
Welcome Gneiss, from another one of the senior citizens here.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 15/02/2004 04:33:07 »
Hey, we're not "old", we're nicely aged!


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« Reply #8 on: 15/02/2004 14:18:33 »
The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 19/02/2004 00:47:46 »
ALthough im new also, ive noticed how friendly and polite this site is, unlike many other unnamed sites (totse) its somwhat as a relief speaking my mind without having to worry about grammar nazis or flamers.  Just my 2 cents.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 19/02/2004 22:39:38 »
for startes you used a capital L at the beginning of Although... i'm sure this was a typo but is also bad grammar... somewhat has an E but apart from that... it will do fine... ONLY KIDDING MATE, WELCOME ON BOARD! Get into the thick of it and speak that mind of yours! ;):D

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« Reply #11 on: 21/02/2004 05:04:49 »
Hahaha I come hear to spell freely, and yet I still get persecuted for my way I'm typing. What a world, what a world.....I wonder if I screwed up anywhere in there.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 22/02/2004 05:03:07 »
You know what's funny, is on sites like Slashdot, the spelling and grammar nazis spell something wrong or use incorrect grammar half the time themselves.  I delight in pointing that out to them.  



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« Reply #13 on: 23/02/2004 04:12:35 »
I try to be correct, but I figure the message is more important than the grammar.  We aren't laying down some rich legacy here - just talking.  Anyone who spends more time on grammar and punctuation than on the subject is probably just ignornant of the real substance.


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« Reply #14 on: 23/02/2004 14:17:55 »
Wow I didn't know everyone was so darn old !!! Am I the youngest? I'm 17 ...

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« Reply #15 on: 23/02/2004 19:37:22 »
QC,
Don't worry about it.  You are more mature than a lot of people in their 40's.  We are all as old (or young) as we feel.  Somewhere around 25 (give or take) our perspective changes and we want to pull back on the reigns of time rather than push forward.


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« Reply #16 on: 24/02/2004 08:55:56 »
Quantum,

I'm just slightly younger than you. I'm 16 at the moment, 17 in March.

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« Reply #17 on: 24/02/2004 09:02:52 »
I'm 18. Tom is the youngest in this forum.

Jay, how old are you? I'm guessing you are in your 20s.

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« Reply #18 on: 24/02/2004 12:26:09 »
Hi Chris, I'm....old enough !!!...well,ok, Im 39 then....about the same as my IQ !!.but I want to say that my credentials are in no shape or form on a par with you guys and gals. I never went to University and left school at 17 to live life a little (I'm not saying you guys and gals have not lived life a little by the way !!)and then later become involved in a number of business's. I tend to post more questions than answers at the moment and it's a tribute to everybody here that I have felt most welcome and certainly have not received any patronization of any sort.................yet ! *cheeky grin*


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« Reply #19 on: 25/02/2004 02:16:12 »
Hey Neil, there's more than one way to learn.  Some get an education in school and some get an education in life.  The really lucky ones get both.
 

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« Reply #20 on: 25/02/2004 09:36:08 »
Hi Neil

don't neglect to realise the importance of someone who asks a lot of questions - if no one asks anything, we'd have nothing to answer ! Thanks for your input.

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« Reply #21 on: 25/02/2004 20:08:09 »
Hi Donnah, thanks for that....I suppose I should have phrased it as Academic credentials eh ?....and thanks too Chris....I soon realised after posting my comment the very thing you mentioned and I appreciate your comment.

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Re: Let me introduce myself
« Reply #22 on: 08/03/2004 17:52:26 »
Well hi don't feel old everyone is welcome here:)

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« Reply #23 on: 09/03/2004 12:27:29 »
In France it's against the law to show any religous or political signs. Your signature makes me shudder a tiny bit everytime I read it, lol

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« Reply #24 on: 09/03/2004 12:55:35 »
...I agree with Erin, and besides...Im not too sure about the tone of your red font !!!! , but I'll defend your right to display it so.

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