It's nice to make people laugh, thanks Martina!Martina wrote:I actually laughed out loud when I read that. It's so true. The real fabric of most long-term friendships is a reliable supply of being equally and mutually bored.Millymollymandy wrote:As it is I struggle to find anything of interest to write about to my friends and family at Xmas cos all I have to talk about is the garden, chooks and ducks. Then again all they write about is their childrens' or grandchilderens' achievements so we equally bore the pants off each other.
That made my very early morning,MMM!
A chance to meet up with friends and have a chat - a general space with the freedom to talk about anything.
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Yep it's you!paul123456 wrote:Hello there ,
I was just wondering , am I a moaning idiot ? or is it not me ?
I frequently send emails to people around europe , friends , buisness people , all sorts .
They don't respond to my emails the same day , is that normal ? or should I give them more time ?
They don't respond to my emails in the same week or even later ? is this a normal thing .
They don't respond at all , ?
The mails I send are just normal subjects about the family and the on goings , nothing silly , just things
you would tell people by phone , alas the phone company charges high here , so we mail things.
But the response time is long , days , weeks , even if they respond .
I was thinking is this normal ,Iwould think that the availability of internet and its speed , people would react quickly.
Is it me ? or is it the people I mail .Loads of people seem to find it very interesting to be very very busy ,and have very little time
to spend on their social contacts .
Slaves of the treadmill.
So now i'm doubting , is it me or them ?
let me know on your experiences and/or ideas .
I frequently send e-mails to all my friends and contacts and IF I get a response sometime that month I'd be happy, personally I don't respond to people unless I have something to actually say. If a friend of mine send me an e-mail containing information that requires a response then I try my best to respond to them as soon as I can but it doesn't necessarily have to be that day, most of my friends apreciate the fact the I have a life away from the computer and respect my privacy when I choose to not respond.
Take a walk outside and smell the fresh air for a while then think about what it is your asking your friends and relatives to do whenever you send them an e-mail which they may consider impersonal, maybe they would prefer a phone call just to hear your voice!
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