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  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    Eyepatch said:
    My first word was Crocodile 🐊 
    That's an impressive first word! 
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  • Past UserPast User Posts: 0 Literally just got here
    I had my ears pinned back when I were a wean because folk used to call me dumbo :lol: .
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  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    Liam said:
    I had my ears pinned back when I were a wean because folk used to call me dumbo :lol: .
    Awe that's gutting - people are so mean! But that's crazy, I never knew that! Love a fun fact lol
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  • ThatFelixGuyThatFelixGuy Always Look Up. Optimism > PesimismPosts: 242 Trailblazer
    Here is a fun fact for me!

    I am a descendent of one of the last Kings of Scotland!

    I am technically royalty :P 
    "Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves." - Bruce Lee
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  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    Ooh wow! That's definitely a fun fact - I hope you got their inheritance LOL @ThatFelixGuy
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  • ThatFelixGuyThatFelixGuy Always Look Up. Optimism > PesimismPosts: 242 Trailblazer
    He was alive in the 16th century so nope :(
    "Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves." - Bruce Lee
  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    That's gutting @ThatFelixGuy
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  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    My name is spelt differently to the most common jades 
  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    @Durhamjaide I love your unique spelling! It is definitely a fun fact and a nice conversation starter! 
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  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,904 Extreme Poster
    I am allergic to the sun 😊
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  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    Eleanor said:
    I am allergic to the sun 😊
    Eleanor said:
    I am allergic to the sun 😊
    Hoe do you cope in the sun then can you not go in the sun. 
    Ps sorry I quote you in twice 
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,904 Extreme Poster
    @Durhamjaide I only really have a problem in the summer, I get the rashes all over my skin if I'm not careful. Or if I go on holiday to a sunny country it spreads to my face.

    I usually just west long sleeved and trousers or stay in the shade as much as a can. But I mean the reaction goes down after a few says so it's not too bad, it just irritates the skin 🙂
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  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    Eleanor said:
    @Durhamjaide I only really have a problem in the summer, I get the rashes all over my skin if I'm not careful. Or if I go on holiday to a sunny country it spreads to my face.

    I usually just west long sleeved and trousers or stay in the shade as much as a can. But I mean the reaction goes down after a few says so it's not too bad, it just irritates the skin 🙂
    How do you manage it 
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,904 Extreme Poster
    @Durhamjaide How do you mean 🙂
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  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    What do you use when you have those rashes in the summer 
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,904 Extreme Poster
    @Durhamjaide there's a cream I can get which makes them go down but I only use that on holiday. It doesn't bother me much to be honest, if people ask what it is I just tell them, it only bothers me when it's on my face too but theres not much I can do except prevention really! 
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  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    Ok thanks 
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,930 Boards Guru
    • I have double-jointed thumbs
    • I've flown a plane before!
    • I talk in my sleep, and have sleep-walked outside fully dressed before!
    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
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  • DancerDancer Bog Off Justine! Posts: 5,323 Part of The Furniture
    Oh wow that is awesome that you once got to fly a plane. 
    There's a part of me I can't get back.  A little girl grew up too fast. All it took was once. I'll never be the same.
    Anch0r33
  • DancerDancer Bog Off Justine! Posts: 5,323 Part of The Furniture
    1. I can do a back handspring on a rolling piece of gymnastics equipment.

    2. I sing in my sleep.

    3. I didn't say my first word until I was 4 years old. 

    4. I once did so badly in a physics test in year 7 that there was no grade available (the teacher had to get me to retake the test a few days later but a foundation level test paper rather than a higher level test paper.)
    There's a part of me I can't get back.  A little girl grew up too fast. All it took was once. I'll never be the same.
    Anch0r33
  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 637 Incredible Poster
    1. I have been a rainbow, brownie, guide and rainiger 
    2. My relatives com from South Africa, Ireland and England 
    4. I’m scared of animals 
  • DancerDancer Bog Off Justine! Posts: 5,323 Part of The Furniture
    edited November 2020
    My mum signed me up for Brownies when I was 7 but we never heard back. Thankfully I don't really want to do Rangers and I didn't want to do Guides.
    There's a part of me I can't get back.  A little girl grew up too fast. All it took was once. I'll never be the same.
  • DancerDancer Bog Off Justine! Posts: 5,323 Part of The Furniture
    1. I have been a rainbow, brownie, guide and rainiger 
    2. My relatives com from South Africa, Ireland and England 
    4. I’m scared of animals 
    Wow so you have been part of the Girlguiding family for 13 years! That is awesome.

    My mum has relatives from South Africa so that is also a great fact.
    There's a part of me I can't get back.  A little girl grew up too fast. All it took was once. I'll never be the same.
  • Anch0r33Anch0r33 Posts: 879 Part of The Mix Family
    1. I have been a rainbow, brownie, guide and rainiger 
    2. My relatives com from South Africa, Ireland and England 
    4. I’m scared of animals 
    I was a rainbow and a brownie! I ended up doing cubs and scouts at the same time and decided to continue with scouting instead of going to guides. I ended up getting my chief scout gold award and went to kandersteg twice! 
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  • ThatFelixGuyThatFelixGuy Always Look Up. Optimism > PesimismPosts: 242 Trailblazer
    Here is another fun fact about me

    I have met Sir David Attenbrough! 
    "Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves." - Bruce Lee
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  • coc0maccoc0mac Posts: 806 Part of The Mix Family
    That's crazy cool @ThatFelixGuy! What was he like in person? :smile:

    Fun fact about me...last year I swam with sharks! May sound crazy but they are one of my favourite animals and it was just the best experience! Nurse sharks so they are safe and gentle, amazing creatures :heart:

    I also have hypermobility syndrome, so I'm with ya there @Aidan with the double-jointed thumbs...just so happens that the double-jointedness applies to most of my joints haha! Elastigirl over here 
    ThatFelixGuy
  • ThatFelixGuyThatFelixGuy Always Look Up. Optimism > PesimismPosts: 242 Trailblazer
    @coc0mac

    I met him when I was young, about 6. He was speaking infront of the school! I can't remember what about, but my parents keep telling me for weeks on end I would not shut up about birds! Haha
    "Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves." - Bruce Lee
  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 10,825 An Original Mixlorian
    I'm the queen of naps

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

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