funsters clique

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  1. kcy

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    I have met funsters here and there, including a lady earlier this year at Pedro's who said, not any more they are to up their own arse's, oooh who upset her?
    And today at portimao marina I've met two more couples, I thought this was a great chance for my hubby to meet these 'funsters'. It wasn't going to happen!!!! They were in their little clique?
     
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  2. colinw

    colinw Read Only Funster

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    Funsters will be no different to other people , some will be shy for instance , hopefully you will meet some more approachable people in the future .:party::cheers:
     
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  3. houdini

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    Not a particularly nice expression! As newbies, we haven't met any Funsters yet, but sure you had bad luck this time, same as in any social group of people, there will inevitably be the ones who are just happy with their own group of friends. Keep trying 'souix', don't give up. :)
     
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  4. Popeye

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    Well that is a shame, I was staying in a villa just across the water from Portimao and I bumped into one of the funsters in a local supermarket car park, I introduced myself and we got on really well. This couple were then joined by others who introduced themselves including one who'd had a difference of political opinion with myself only weeks before.

    I bought him a beer and we had a rare afternoon rabbiting to one another. That's sad you had a different experience, wish I'd been there.
     
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  5. Puddleduck

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    You'd be welcome if you wanted to talk to us......... :)

    All groups are the same once they get to a certain size - in any gathering people will gravitate to those they already know.
     
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    people are people and will always mix with those they know first however I have found that those who attend rallies to be the most forthcoming of people that mix easily. We are all different some are shy, some exuberant some rich and some poor but I have always found a welcome wherever I have gone, I'm sorry you did not but don't give up we are not all the same.
     
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  7. JJ

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    Under what circumstances did you "meet" these Funsters?

    Were they in the middle of doing something or, maybe, about to go off somewhere?

    How did you know they were Funsters?

    It would be odd if they had let it be known they were with Fun and then ignored a fellow Funster.

    Did you get on ok with the other Funsters you "met here and there"?

    (You weren't wearing a Man U*d shirt were you ;))

    JJ :cool:
     
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    I find that a very sad post Souixy, I'm not the most outgoing fella in this world, but, I've found fellow Funsters to be a happy bunch, very forgiving at times, and, easy to get on with if you make the effort, they are a mad, crazy, friendly, odd, knowledgable, ready to leap in and help if they can, all in all, a throughly decent crowd of Funsters!
     
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  9. Popeye

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    Hi Houdini, we are in the New Forest most of the time and Port Solent at other times so we are Hampshire like yourself, we could form the Hampshire chapter of Hells-Funsters.........:laughing:
     
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  10. JJ

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    Cripes Mr Popeye... I didn't know you were in a place near Praia da Rocha...

    We could all have come over to pick up water and do a bit of cassette emptying etc!

    JJ :cool:
     
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  11. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Never found Funsters in general to be cliquey, but have found that cliques do occur on long term sites..
    Not usually all Funsters in said cliques though.. The issue as I see it is simply that when folk stay in one place a length of time friendships ( and indeed dislikes ) tend to happen. It is easy to think a group is being cliquey when they are all mates and you feel the out sider..

    Sue and Les ( Barsteward on here ) arrived at Zahora and for the first Friday they came down for tapas time sat alone.. They felt they would intrude on what is obviously a large group of folk who know each other.
    As they got to know a few more folk that soon changed though !
     
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  12. yodeli

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    What a pity indeed!
    We met Funsters with JJ on a Spanish petrol station parking place where we had spent a very windy night. We had to go to Malaga airport where I had my plane back home.
    They were coming back from Morocco, and within a second , knowing we were all funsters , we just had a good chat!
    It was so unexpected to meet funsters on that parking place, it could only be a good sign!
    I hope you'll be luckier next time as most funsters are really nice people (there will always be a black duck in the group ... I should add , a black duck to you...might be a white one to another one... just a question of being like minded people... you can't match with everyone can you?)


    Wishing you the best for the coming trips!

    Amicalement

    Frankie:cool:
     
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  13. FIDGET

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    Hope that includes us from the south isle ( do we get pensioners rates now you are one or nearly) by the way I haven't got a mo/bike will my skate board do, so I can be in your gang (not las in gary glitter wanna be in your gang)
     
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    A black duck? oh right we cannot mention sheep in case some members get amorous.
     
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  15. Popeye

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    And that JJ is why you didn't know, I can't be doing with F L T's popping round any old time pushing my garden hose inside their thetford Cassettes. Anyway it was Ferragudo. (y)
     
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  16. Popeye

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    Well souix, next time, try chatting to me as I'll speak to anyone, Jeez I even speak to old Mo, Fidget and Chrisgreen and the first Funster I met was Wildman; Proof if proof were needed that I'll talk to any old pik traveler. :Eeek:
     
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  17. Tootles

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    Maybe it's your AVATAR?? People with motorhomes are a tad adverse to large birds which may or may not s**t on their roofs, as your 'arses' comment may turn out to do........o_O
     
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  18. Peter & Elaine

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    Don't let it worry you
    We talk to any one come to a rally and see what we are really like
    Just bring some booze
     
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    We have just been on the rally at Benicarlo, didn't know anyone, all very friendly had a brilliant time, even though I admit I wasn't as social as I would normally be as I was ill with a wound infection and then a cold which developed into a chest infection, still made really welcome even though didn't attend all gatherings.(y)

    Lin

    Ps now in camping playa de mazarron, Costa calida, if any funsters want to say hi, only slightly infectious now :eek:
     
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    So far we have found most funsters to be friendly and like all walks of life a few who aren't our cup of tea as I'm sure we're not theirs.
    One thing to remeber though just because we all like Motorhomes doesn't mean we will like each other and take away the Motorhomes and you might find nothing in common.
     
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