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  • OMG I Swore it would NEVER happen to me...

    Well gang, as you know I quietly sit and mind my own business in chat (uh huh). About a year and a half ago I talked with a gentleman from RI. No big deal...we all talk...gab...shoot the you know what. A couple months later he reappears and he says, "you're the nurse from MA, right?" I honestly did not even remember him but I agreed I was and we chatted on line all night.

    To make a long story short...our first date was Valentine's Day. We got engaged last night.
    I SWORE I would not be one of those 'weirdos' that met someone on line. When we tell people how we met, we find so many other folks have met that way I am beginning to feel...um...perhaps not so weird.

    So two more Officer.Com folks are getting together. Watch out...it can happen to you.

    Cheers!
    Shan

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    Oh... Oh... I know you di-int!

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    • #3
      Congratulations Shannon!!!

      So, whens the big day? I think yours will be the first officer.com wedding!

      Oh, and you aren't weird at all! There's a couple at work... he moved from the UK to marry her after they met online.

      [ 12-31-2002, 08:56 AM: Message edited by: RachelR ]
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      the one that is won't make you cry. - Anonymous

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      • #4
        quote:
        Note to self: Destroy computer.
        .....Good idea, Insane, good idea... [Wink]

        Out
        American by Birth, Aggie By Choice, TEXAN by the grace of God...

        "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, what matters is the size of the fight in the dog."

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        • #5
          Congratulations!!

          i dont think it's weird, i know at least three other couples that met on-line and married. and lots more who date. it opens your horizons to different kinds of people all over the country (and the world), right from your home; sounds like a good way to meet someone to me. Good luck with everything.

          [ 12-31-2002, 04:26 PM: Message edited by: jellybean40 ]
          "You did what you knew how to do...and when you knew better, you did better." ~~Maya Angelou

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          • #6
            Mysterious and powerful are the ways of the force, er I mean internet [Wink]
            Steve

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            • #7
              Good for you, Shannon!

              I also met my wife online. A friend of ours also met her fiancee online. Sometimes it works out great!

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              • #8
                nice going Shannon - glad it worked out for you

                anybody seen this new DATING CHANNEL on cable TV ? It started a couple of months back and is amazing ! A girl or boy comes on camera for 5 minutes.... telling their life story and it is pretty entertaining stuff, even if you have no interest in getting a date, it's a real laugh !! (better than QVC anyway !!)
                from your old mate
                c h i e f y
                global chiefy to yer seadog seafarin' maties

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                • #9
                  Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                  When will the big day be???

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                  • #10
                    It seems to me that because of the anonymous nature of the internet, most people are more honest with somebody and have a better chance of meeting somebody who they are truly compatible with. It can't be worse than hooking up in a bar.

                    just a thought...
                    "But if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul alive." from Henry V, by Wm. Shakespeare

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                    • #11
                      Congrats!!!
                      My wife and I met online a couple of years ago. This may we will be married 5 years. Good luck!!!
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                      • #12
                        Plus, people usually don't have "beer goggles" on the 'net.

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                        • #13
                          Congratulations Shannon, that's a really great piece of news.
                          I hope you have a wonderful wedding.
                          "When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people
                          fear the government, there is tyranny."
                          -- Thomas Jefferson

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                          • #14
                            Congratulation, Shannon! I've hear good and bad stories about meeting on the Internet. Some had bad experiences, othrs have happy ones. I wish you much happiness!

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                            • #15
                              Thanks gang for all the support!
                              We were just supposed to meet for one drink and whamo! I got the bonus package.
                              We are looking at October right now back in NY where I am originally from. The planning is so much fun!

                              Thanks again!
                              Shan

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