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by msmedusa
Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: E-sangha news
Replies: 103
Views: 18370

Re: E-sangha news

Yes... it's quite possible though that with all the headaches the online world has given him of late (e.g. the hacking of E-Sangha, Jundo Cohen's threats of legal action, the inundation of Buddhist Community by trolls, persistent criticism of E-Sangha and its administration), he might instead choos...
by msmedusa
Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What would you do in these 2 scenarios.
Replies: 11
Views: 1974

Re: What would you do in these 2 scenarios.

If my best friends spouse was having an affair I would tell her about it . The betrayal she felt would only be compounded if I too, had lied to her. If she didnt know then she may have no idea that a problem existed in her relationship. If she knew then she would have an opportunity to confront her ...
by msmedusa
Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Do you celebrate Christmas?
Replies: 29
Views: 2730

Re: Do you celebrate Christmas?

I celebrate Christmas with my family too. I have always loved it and am the biggest kid on Christmas morning! :jumping:

Ours too is a non-Christian affair. Mostly its about family, laughter,and counting blessings.
by msmedusa
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Newcastle, England
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Hello from Newcastle, England

Hi there :smile:

Hello from Medusa in not so sunny Milton Keynes. :thinking:
by msmedusa
Mon Nov 09, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Google Wave Invites part II
Replies: 19
Views: 2356

Re: Google Wave Invites part II

I would like an invite too please :smile:
by msmedusa
Sat Nov 07, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Do you smoke?
Replies: 68
Views: 4753

Re: Do you smoke?

You may not be able to smoke if you get tongue cancer.... :o I smoked from 15-33. (I think) With interruptions. there is a risk of that. an acceptable one to me at my level of use. its pretty safe at 3 bowls a day or less, statistically anyway, however, i try not to run with my pipe in my mouth. My...
by msmedusa
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Swine Flu prevention - some simple measures
Replies: 42
Views: 4785

Re: Swine Flu prevention - some simple measures

The advice we are giving out in leaflet form at the NHS Trust in which I work covers most of those points Ben. The only one it doesnt mention specifically is the taking of zinc supplements. But actually there is good solid evidence that taking zinc and selenium supplements boost the immune system. ...
by msmedusa
Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: I love this doctor
Replies: 7
Views: 648

Re: I love this doctor

And remember: 'Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways - Chardonnay in one hand - chocolate in the other - body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOO HOO, What a Ride' ...
by msmedusa
Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Are Buddhist less talkative?
Replies: 15
Views: 1326

Re: Are Buddhist less talkative?

I think this cross refers to the "Are Buddhists Introverts " thread that ran recently...I think my talkative levels are within normal limits, but I talk less than my husband a Buddhist who is known to some of you, If he is not meditating, or bird watching, or gazing at the moon, or listening to mus...
by msmedusa
Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Billionaires for Wealthcare
Replies: 21
Views: 1765

Re: Billionaires for Wealthcare

I live in the UK and have healthcare provided by the government. In principle our contribution to health care is taken at source from our wages by means of National Insurance contribution alongside deductions for tax purposes. Those who are claiming unemployment benefits or disability benefits do no...
by msmedusa
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Another refugee
Replies: 12
Views: 1092

Re: Another refugee

Hi Justsit! :smile:

Nice to see you
by msmedusa
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: D'oh! Marge makes cover of Playboy
Replies: 4
Views: 675

Re: D'oh! Marge makes cover of Playboy

pink_trike wrote:Sure, why not? All the other women in Playboy are cartoonish caricatures of women too. Marge is in familiar surroundings.
:clap: :clap: Well said
by msmedusa
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: E-Sangha
Replies: 99
Views: 13785

Re: E-Sangha

vinodh wrote:Another E-Sangha Refugee :alien:

:toast:

V
Getting crowded.. would it help if we sent out for more chairs? :thinking:
by msmedusa
Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 134
Views: 36169

Re: Where are you from?

oh yes I see it! :coffee:

Thanks
by msmedusa
Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 134
Views: 36169

Re: Where are you from?

The North East.... :thinking:

No sorry you have lost me :shrug: Is that anywhere near London?

:jumping:
by msmedusa
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 134
Views: 36169

Re: Where are you from?

Just humour us Brits...

We know we are European really but sometimes when we have to admit it we hear 'Jerusalem' playing in our heads and sulk.
Must be all that 'mid- day sun' :cookoo:

:jumping: :jumping:
by msmedusa
Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: BOO!
Replies: 4
Views: 487

BOO!

Hi Msmedusa here :hello: I have been registered for a few months but lurking in the shadows :spy: Thought I would try the tactic of reading first and committing word to page second :jumping: However.. now that I see some of my e sangha friends (including my special friend Git ;) ) have landed I thou...