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Want physical company today - I like my cyber friends but I just feel I want physical ones today!

To be able to look and talk, get the context of what they are talking about by their body language. To have a conversation - a long word to say talk isn't it!

Today I don't want to sit on the sidelines and watch, I want to talk!!!!!!

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I shall have to wait until tea time and talk the socks off my wife!

Just when everything looks and feels good I can't jump back into the human race again.

Michael:confused:
 
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I feel like that sometimes, i'm alone at home most of the time so when i do go out i think i might come across a bit strange when i do things like talk to strangers at the bus stop and things like that :unsure:
 
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Its quite funny sometimes, when you are out just try smiling at people, Women generally smile back - even say good morning/afternoon - men usually scowl or look at you as though you have come out of the funny farm.
Whats wrong with being a bloke and wanting to be in company?

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Yea i know what you mean, although if i even smile at anyone in my age range they normally look at me like i'm some sorta freak if i haven't met them before (sometimes even if i have). But i guess it's just one of those things that you have to get used to, people often talk about the modern man being more in touch with his feelings and all that but really most of them are just the same as they always have been, the only time most men act sensitive is when they think there's a woman watching. These rules don't apply at festivals though where i tend to spend most of my time with complete strangers cos you can just say hello to people and they start talking (especially if you have a drawn on moustache too :p ).
 
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Yea i know what you mean, although if i even smile at anyone in my age range they normally look at me like i'm some sorta freak if i haven't met them before (sometimes even if i have). But i guess it's just one of those things that you have to get used to, people often talk about the modern man being more in touch with his feelings and all that but really most of them are just the same as they always have been, the only time most men act sensitive is when they think there's a woman watching. These rules don't apply at festivals though where i tend to spend most of my time with complete strangers cos you can just say hello to people and they start talking (especially if you have a drawn on moustache too :p ).
People are weird eh? What on earth is wrong with smiling and saying hello? As a female I have to agree with you Cal there are far too few 'new' men around and I put it down to laziness. It takes effort to be a 'new' man and most men don't want to make that effort. It's easier to understand why Rooney missed that goal than to understand why your wife nags you! For example!

Hey Cal, what festivals do you frequent? It's true what u say about people at festivals, generally much more amenable to strangers. The power of music eh?

Michael, have u thought about getting a webcam?
 
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They don't make wide angle lenses that go down to macro as well! :LOL:

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oh i only really go to local festivals. the Wickerman Festival is my must, i always go if i can, it's great fun and very firey (last time i ended up getting drunk and doing fire poi and fire eating) . I also go to the Hairth of Knockrach at Knockengorroch sometimes, i've thought about going to the World Ceilidh which is at the same place as the Hairth but in the Spring instead of Autumn only i haven't had anyone to go with.
 
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One CPN said when she was a one parent family she used to talk to people in the supermarket and suggested it to me.

I tryed it got given a really hard time the CPN was black a lot of people probably felt that been rude to her could be construed as racism, even then they probably felt she was weird
 
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I don't openly try to talk to people I just smile, not grin like a cheshire cat though!
The smile is sometimes just the thing to start it off - if they don't well the next one might!

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oh i only really go to local festivals. the Wickerman Festival is my must, i always go if i can, it's great fun and very firey (last time i ended up getting drunk and doing fire poi and fire eating) . I also go to the Hairth of Knockrach at Knockengorroch sometimes, i've thought about going to the World Ceilidh which is at the same place as the Hairth but in the Spring instead of Autumn only i haven't had anyone to go with.
Hey Cal, those festivals sound great, especially the Wickerman Festival. I would LOVE to go to that one. If I was in Scotland I would go with you. I see The Feeling are at Kinloss in July, is that to far from you? Assuming you like them of course (it's very hard for me to understand why anybody wouldn't!).

I visited SW Scotland once, delivering a fishing boat with my partner. Can't remember the name of the place but it literally was the South West tip of Scotland. Could see Ireland even! Saw a great folk band in a pub there, called....um.....bleedin hell can't remember now it was great tho' cos there were about 15 musicians including a bagpiper. Damn I wish I could....oh yes, I've remembered... Runt of the litter was the name of the band.
 
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Sorry Michael have just realised I've muscled in on your thread.:redface:
 
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No need to be sorry I getting just what I want and that is COMPANY:clap:

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Great stuff. Is it right you are into music Michael? Do you play? If so what instrument / style?
 
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Music is like a life blood for me, like reading a book it can transport into all sorts of realms of fantasy.
The only music I am banned from listening is any by Karen Carpenter, because of how she died and I have always had MASSIVE crush on her, it does send me very low, so my has now hidden all my albums of her and banned me from listening!

Playing, well I play the Cornet in a Brass Band and Trumpet for myself, I also aggrevate people with my saxophone and clarinet - oh and I would love to be able to play my guitar, banjo and Violin. If I go anywhere near a music shop I have my wallet confiscated by my wife lol!

Music is a huge part of me - all types - but like everything else I seem to do I fall off quite quickly and can't face them for a month or two, and then I am full on again!

I'm not a good player I just love the feeling when playing in a band - almost a true cammaraderie

Do you play anything?

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Ashami- If you were right down on the very South West you probably would have been near Stranraer, i live East of there. I don't know where Kinloss is :confused: but about whether i like The Feeling, i do, i think i like nearly all music, most people have very specific genres that they stick to but i don't see why, the problem i have is when asked to write down what music i like on socialising sites and the like i have to be really vague or run out of space because if i start naming bands i just keep thinking of more :)

Michael- yea sorry for getting a bit sidetracked, do you go to any festivals or anything like that? They're great places to find some company.
 
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