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Anybody want to say hello?
« on: August 15, 2019, 05:14:17 PM »
The forum has been really quiet these last few weeks. We could do with some fresh faces around here to liven things up a bit!  :D

Is there anyone out there lurking who would like to pop in and introduce themselves? We'd love to hear from you!  :D  [smiley=2thumbsup.gif]
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2019, 05:29:07 PM »
The forum has been really quiet these last few weeks. We could do with some fresh faces around here to liven things up a bit!  :D

Is there anyone out there lurking who would like to pop in and introduce themselves? We'd love to hear from you!  :D  [smiley=2thumbsup.gif]

haha  Oh, dear.  I so wanted to post a "long time listener, first time caller..." response.  :P

But, yeah, you're right.  The forum has been really quiet lately.  Is it because of summer holidays?  Or something else?  Last year this time was when we were all excited about the Blizzard of approvals, so it seems like this is unusually quiet for this time of year.
9/1/2013 - "fiancée" (marriage) visa issued
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8/1/2016 - FLR(M)#2 by post -- approved!
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2019, 05:43:17 PM »
I have to wonder if Google changed algorithms so UKY isn't showing up as often?

But *waves*. I'm still here appreciating the pets and gardening tips. :)

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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2019, 05:44:17 PM »
haha  Oh, dear.  I so wanted to post a "long time listener, first time caller..." response.  :P

But, yeah, you're right.  The forum has been really quiet lately.  Is it because of summer holidays?  Or something else?  Last year this time was when we were all excited about the Blizzard of approvals, so it seems like this is unusually quiet for this time of year.

It did cross my mind that there may be fewer people wanting to make the move at this particular point in time but I really don't want to take this thread there! There is quite enough about that elsewhere!   
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2019, 05:50:07 PM »
It did cross my mind that there may be fewer people wanting to make the move at this particular point in time but I really don't want to take this thread there! There is quite enough about that elsewhere!   

I know things here are a bit topsy-turvy, but things in the US have some of my friends rather anxious, too (especially some who had to send their kids off to their first day of school this week).  Now that I have my choice of both countries, I'm quite happy to stay here.
9/1/2013 - "fiancée" (marriage) visa issued
4/6/2013 - married (certificate issued same-day)
5/6/2013 - FLR(M)#1 in person -- approved!
8/1/2016 - FLR(M)#2 by post -- approved!
8/5/2018 - ILR in person -- approved!
22/11/2018 - Citizenship (online, with NDRS+JCAP) -- approved!
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2019, 07:32:41 PM »
Yup, it’s been quiet.  I’ve been crazy busy at work.  Finally getting some good traction and all.  Which has been nice.

I did message ksand yesterday to check she’s okay and she is.  I don’t like it when you regulars go quiet.   ;D

Anyone else going or been on a summer holiday?  We are going back to Croatia.   :D


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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2019, 07:36:15 PM »
I did message ksand yesterday to check she’s okay and she is.  I don’t like it when you regulars go quiet.   ;D

Great minds! I've been missing her too, I "spoke" to her today!  :)
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2019, 07:39:10 PM »
Great minds! I've been missing her too, I "spoke" to her today!  :)

Going anywhere this summer Larabee?


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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2019, 07:45:37 PM »
Hello! I’m not new, but been slaving away working on my flr. Went briefly to the states a few weeks ago, it was NOT a good trip. I love this forum, and all the regulars and new folks.


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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2019, 07:52:50 PM »
Going anywhere this summer Larabee?

Summer.. I'm just getting the start of that Autumn feeling already!   :o  Noticed some of the leaves on the cherry trees turning already, yikes! 

No, no plans here.  :)
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2019, 08:05:27 PM »
No plans here, other than maybe a day trip or so across the Channel.

I suspect many are on holiday, especially those with kids?


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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2019, 07:24:47 AM »
I have to wonder if Google changed algorithms so UKY isn't showing up as often?

But *waves*. I'm still here appreciating the pets and gardening tips. :)

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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2019, 08:25:53 AM »
I’m still here some. Finally got a job that I start next month so won’t be around as much then. But HIHIHI!
Married: 26 Feb 2018
UK Spouse Visa (Priority)
Applied online: 21 March 2018
Biometrics appt & documents mailed: 22 March 2018
Documents delivered & received email: 26 March 2018
Decision email: 1 May 2018
Passport received: 3 May 2018
Decision: APPROVED!!!!!
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2019, 08:27:43 AM »
I’m still here some. Finally got a job that I start next month so won’t be around as much then. But HIHIHI!

Awesome! Congrats on the job, Kristie!  :)
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Re: Anybody want to say hello?
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2019, 08:32:54 AM »
Hello!
I'm still here... I don't really feel I have much to offer this forum, so I just pop in daily to read the 'most recent posts' and chip in occasionally.  Now that I have my hound, I'm not lounging about the house as much as I used to, so my screen time has reduced a lot!  :)


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