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Old 10-07-2014, 09:58 PM   #81
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Another example: I'm not close friends with any of my HS classmates, but did friend a couple of them on FB several years ago. As a result, I got a friend request from my best friend in elementary school, who had moved away in 7th grade and we had completely lost touch. Come to find out we are both NASCAR fans and Jeff Gordon is our favorite driver. Who'da thunk?
Wow! That's amazing. That would be like you both being NBA fans and liking LeBron James. What are the chances?

Seriously, though, it is odd who you can run into. Back in the dark ages of FB (maybe 2008 or so) I was browsing through a friend's friend list and found a long lost first cousin from my estranged father's side of the family. Pretty cool. We exchanged friend invites, wrote a message or two, then promptly lost contact again. However, now if one of us dies the other one will probably find out.
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Old 10-08-2014, 11:33 AM   #82
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I have no use for social media, and probably never will. Not on Facebook, Twitter, nor any other site except LinkedIn, and that was only for professional reasons when I was last circulating my resume looking for a job change.

After I leave the IT field, I'm going to delete probably 95% of all my LinkedIn connections, because I'll have zero need to ever have any communication with them again.

I don't imagine I'll ever have a social media presence. I've never felt the need to remain in such close contact with past acquaintances, nor communicate my activities to a bunch of people.

Social media works for a lot of folks out there, and they get benefit from it, which is fine. It just has no appeal to me at all.
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Old 10-08-2014, 05:56 PM   #83
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Wow! That's amazing. That would be like you both being NBA fans and liking LeBron James. What are the chances
Harley, You made me laugh out loud!!! I was thinking similar.
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Facebook is a tool. It has some good uses, and it can be miss used. We maintain two Facebook groups. One for our subdivision and another for my Air Force Flight school class. Both have proven very useful in getting the word out without having to set up and maintain websites.
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I heard that she wasn't Miss Used before you dated her
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I heard that she wasn't Miss Used before you dated her

They were all sweet people. They ran into Mr. Huh?
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