posted on Oct, 18 2012 @ 08:12 AM
reply to post by Druid42
I lurked here for many years before joining. For me ATS is now my home - simple. As you know I go to sea for a living and this site has given me such
solitude during those times away that many members here I do indeed consider my family - and some of them don't even know it. I am in the unique
position where I usually remain logged on all day and have spent untold hours reading member threads and posts to get to know them better.
"Avatar Creations" is definitely my nesting area because the guys there are simply awesome and you only have to flick through the last few pages (at
any stage) to get a feel of the real sense of community there. We've had our fights, jokes, serious talk and everything - its really something for
For instance: The witty purple bird I call Shellie or moonpie - because he is a real genius when you get him in the zone and the Sheldon Cooper thing
cropped up and we have run with it.
You - I know you can't quite tell the difference between a wolf and a giraffe
Today, I spat the dummy for the first time ever at Slayer, Heff, Tenth, Neo, Sonny and Beezzer all in one hit
and explained myself
Why would I do that? well the contents of both those posts says it all - this place means so much to me that the only time I venture outside is to
gather stuff to bring back in.
Mum and Dad gave me my first books when I was 7 (1 on ghosts, 1 on ufos and 1 on unsolved mysteries) and I have been on a journey ever since - 33
years later & I think this place is my destination.