A new newbie

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AmalWarrior
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A new newbie

Post: # 291006Post AmalWarrior
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:50 pm

Hello all. Just joined today, as I got reading through some threads earlier, and found myself being drawn in! :study:
I'm living in Ireland (Republic) in the Midlands. Have 2 girls, and have The Good Life on DVD. I'm into Ecological and Economical living, and am Anti lots of things (plastic,pollution,non renewable energy,consumerism,capitalism etc etc).
I don't drive, but I do bake.

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291011Post Flo
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:51 am

Hi there AmalWarrior - you will certainly find a lot of reading to do here.

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291013Post Odsox
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:16 am

Welcome to our forum from a little bit further south and west. :wave:
Tony

Disclaimer: I almost certainly haven't a clue what I'm talking about.

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291017Post Green Aura
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:12 am

Welcome. :wave:

Add fermenting to that list and we could be twins. :lol:
Maggie

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291023Post AmalWarrior
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:32 am

do you have a section where all the different symbols are explained? like why some usernames are highlighted (i think i've concluded they are mods), little red square on a section box, green highlighting on a section square...? maybe i'm getting too distracted! :dontknow:
I am Anti: Plastic, Palm Oil, Consumerism, Petrol, Diesel, Capitalism.
I am Pro: Nature, Make Do And Mend, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Fairtrade, Organic.

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291024Post AmalWarrior
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:36 am

Green Aura wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:12 am
Welcome. :wave:

Add fermenting to that list and we could be twins. :lol:
I know nothing about fermentation, but I did once grow some new potatoes in a tyre stack. Got over a kilo of potatoes back, so a good result. So easy to do.
I am Anti: Plastic, Palm Oil, Consumerism, Petrol, Diesel, Capitalism.
I am Pro: Nature, Make Do And Mend, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Fairtrade, Organic.

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291025Post Odsox
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:27 am

AmalWarrior wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:32 am
do you have a section where all the different symbols are explained? like why some usernames are highlighted (i think i've concluded they are mods), little red square on a section box, green highlighting on a section square...? maybe i'm getting too distracted! :dontknow:
Most of the symbols will tell you what they are if you hover your mouse over them.
The green (or red) line down the right hand side means that member is online, green if they are, red if they're not.
The little red square means an unread post since you last logged on.
Whatever, don't be afraid to ask, we were all newbies once.
Tony

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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291026Post AmalWarrior
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:36 am

I sometimes think I'm too curious for my own good, it makes for simple distractions.
I am Anti: Plastic, Palm Oil, Consumerism, Petrol, Diesel, Capitalism.
I am Pro: Nature, Make Do And Mend, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Fairtrade, Organic.

ina
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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291027Post ina
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:03 pm

Hiya, and welcome from Scotland!

I do still drive, but I'm in the process of selling the car, now that I have a bus pass... ;)
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Re: A new newbie

Post: # 291030Post AmalWarrior
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:10 pm

any writers/publishers or the like know the cheapest way to publish a manuscript?
I am Anti: Plastic, Palm Oil, Consumerism, Petrol, Diesel, Capitalism.
I am Pro: Nature, Make Do And Mend, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Fairtrade, Organic.

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