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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 9th Jul 17, 9:08 AM
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    Wizard of Id
    The Returning
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    The Returning 9th Jul 17 at 9:08 AM
    Pinched this one from Yougov

    Have you returned to something/somewhere/someone that you had previously been/with.

    For example -
    Returned to a previous partner
    Returned to your original hometown to live
    Returned to a workplace in the same or different position
    Started smoking or drinking again after a spell being stopped
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 2986.4
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 9th Jul 17, 9:10 AM
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    I stopped smoking for 5 years and returned to the weed for another 5 years before stopping completely.

    I have also returned to a previous partner but it didn't last long as I found out she was two-timing me
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 2986.4
    This week 70.1
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 9th Jul 17, 9:22 AM
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    No..........................
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 9th Jul 17, 9:29 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:29 AM
    No..........................
    Originally posted by peter_the_piper
    Not even going back to sucking your thumb as you got older?
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 2986.4
    This week 70.1
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jul 17, 10:06 AM
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    I did return to alcohol after not drinking any for a couple of years due to medication I was on at the time. Wish I hadn't. Still don't drink wine, though.
    Last edited by Pyxis; 09-07-2017 at 9:29 PM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 9th Jul 17, 11:12 AM
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    I stopped smoking in 2006. If I hadn't stopped I wouldn't be typing this posting.....tbh quitting was a lot easier than I expected it to be.

    I'd love to give up drinking.....wine o'clock, albeit very controlled, is too convenient, the offie is too close to ignore.

    Never returned to an old workplace.....but when I left my last proper job in Riyadh [Saudi Arabia] in 2003, our son who also worked there stayed on [for a year, he said], and he's still there almost 15 years later, and doing very well for himself. Some of my old work places have either been turned into razor blades, or big shopping outlets [eg. Gunwharf Quays in Pompey].

    We return to our roots in Lancaster at least once a year for a week.....it used to be a lovely market town, but over the past 50 years the whole town has gradually been taken over by Lancaster University, it's now completely engulfed. Hundreds of lovely old terraced houses have become buy-to-let and turned into student accommodation, loads of interesting old buildings converted into student accommodation, and all the new builds are following the same path. Community spirit has all gone, as students come and go all the time, fly tipping as they go. Makes me feel very sad.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Jul 17, 12:47 PM
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    I have returned to many places I have lived - Only to visit.

    It was sad to read about your previous partner Wizard, all I can say is what goes around comes around.
    Or, if they cheat with you, they will cheat on you.
    • Gnocchi
    • By Gnocchi 9th Jul 17, 12:50 PM
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    Quit riding at 17 when I left home. Went back to it in late 20s. Competed cross country and bfn now husband couldn't bear to watch in case I fell and begged me to give up.
    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 9th Jul 17, 4:43 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 4:43 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 4:43 PM
    Pinched this one from Yougov
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    You pinched this one from YouGov ????
    Who do you think you are ? Hbk ?

    I returned today to the sailing club i use to go. Not for a sail, just to put a card on the notice board to try and sell my boat.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 9th Jul 17, 5:03 PM
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    QUOTE=SamsReturn;72813051]
    I returned today to the sailing club i use to go. Not for a sail, just to put a card on the notice board to try and sell my boat.[/QUOTE]

    Oh No Sam you said you would sail it down to me again, and bring some more Milk Tray.
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 9th Jul 17, 9:09 PM
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    Not even going back to sucking your thumb as you got older?
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    No..............................
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 9th Jul 17, 9:15 PM
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    No. Never go back. Only forwards.
    "Only two things are infinite-the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the universe"
    Albert Einstein
    • Sheel
    • By Sheel 16th Jul 17, 1:11 PM
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    I've just returned to knitting again after a gap of 25 years or more if that counts?
    JAMMF
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 16th Jul 17, 1:17 PM
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    And we all seem to return to this forum
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Jul 17, 1:24 PM
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    Yes Candy Crush level 503
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 16th Jul 17, 1:26 PM
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    Yes Candy Crush level 503
    Originally posted by colinw
    You've returned to it?
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Jul 17, 1:27 PM
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    You've returned to it?
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    Yeah I defected to Socks but it drew me back
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 16th Jul 17, 1:27 PM
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    I've got photographs of nearly every house I lived in from childhood and beyond (excluding my time in England). I don't think I'd want to physically go back.

    This is the 11th year in my present house.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 16th Jul 17, 1:28 PM
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    Yeah I defected to Socks but it drew me back
    Originally posted by colinw
    Are you stuck?
    • colinw
    • By colinw 16th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
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    Are you stuck?
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    No I am flying .catch you up soon
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