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Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.

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It's time for another getting to know you...

Geeze, I haven't been on this board in ages and I notice lots of new names.

In an effort to semi revive the board let's do a getting to know you Q/A. 

Been on The Nest for how long:

Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)

If yes, did you have a different screen name?

Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)

Kids?

Pets? (what kind)

Do you have any hobbies?

It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?

Anything else you'd like to share?

 

GO!

Re: It's time for another getting to know you...

  • Been on The Nest for how long:  6 years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)  Yes 2004/2005

    If yes, did you have a different screen name?  Yes, can't remember what it was though.

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  Blowlando, soon to be Minneapolis.  Miss you guys!

    Kids?  16 (today) year old stepdaughter

    Pets? (what kind)  1 dog, 1 cat

    Do you have any hobbies? movies, books, tv

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?  Dinner and a movie most likely

    Anything else you'd like to share?  We are moving 1500 miles over the next two days!  In the car...with two pets! 
  • Been on The Nest for how long: 4 years or so..
    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)

     late 2004-2006  (fek, I just realized that it's been a long a$$ time that I've been involved with the Knot/Nest)

    If yes, did you have a different screen name?
    Yep-

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)

    North OC

    Kids? Nope.

    Pets? (what kind)
    2 cats

    Do you have any hobbies?
    I make cute cakes, I run, I work out, I spend way too much time on line (ha!), I love reading but don't do enough of it and I'm always in for happy hour and wine tasting Embarrassed

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?
    We have Dland/DCA passes so we go alot- when we go alone we just walk around people watch and I'll have a glass of wine & dessert and he'll have a beer and dessert.

    Otherwise we do the usual ya know, dinner, movie- or just stay in with a good glass of wine.


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    Been on The Nest for how long:  6 years

    Anything else you'd like to share?  We are moving 1500 miles over the next two days!  In the car...with two pets! 

     

    Oh em gee I miss you woman! Crying 

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    image NorCalMrs.:
    Been on The Nest for how long:  6 years

    Anything else you'd like to share?  We are moving 1500 miles over the next two days!  In the car...with two pets! 

     

    Oh em gee I miss you woman! Crying 

    Miss you too!!

  • Been on The Nest for how long: 3ish years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) yes, 2005-2007

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? no

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  Fullerton

    Kids? none

    Pets? (what kind)  none

    Do you have any hobbies? running, just started playing coed indoor soccer, wine, travel, food

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? concerts, check out new restaurants, go to local wine events

    Anything else you'd like to share? I feel old.

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    Been on The Nest for how long:  6 years

    Anything else you'd like to share?  We are moving 1500 miles over the next two days!  In the car...with two pets! 

     

    Oh em gee I miss you woman! Crying 

    Miss you too!!

     

    good luck with the move, NCM!

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  • Been on The Nest for how long: 4 years (after getting married in 2006)

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)
    Yes since getting engaged in 2004

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? 
    casncort

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)
    North OC


    Kids?
    Yes, daughter will be 3 in Oct

    Pets? (what kind) 
    none

    Do you have any hobbies? 
    lately working out

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?
    Don't have a H or SO, but I've gone on on a date here and there and I've had fun going to a local dive bar and shooting pool, or dinner and a movie, or seeing a band play.


    Anything else you'd like to share?
    I'm hoping we can revive this board!

  • Been on The Nest for how long: a little over 3 years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)  no

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? n/a

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  North OC

    Kids? just my golden girl Yes

    Pets? (what kind)  see kids/below

    Do you have any hobbies? Yes, reading, working out (boot camp/barre), etc

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? Depends..usually dinner maybe a movie/show

    Anything else you'd like to share? I miss the board being active
  • Been on The Nest for how long: a little over a year I lurked for a while before I started to post.

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)
    Yes, while I was engaged 2006-2008.

    If yes, did you have a different screen name?
    Yes

    Where do you live? 
    Trabuco Canyon

    Kids?
    No

    Pets? Yes, a mini dachshund  and a bernese mountain dog

    Do you have any hobbies? 
    Working out, cooking, baking, reading, and recently DIY stuff for the house.

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?
    Usually a movie and dinner or Dland

    Anything else you'd like to share?
    Not that I can think of
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  • Been on The Nest for how long: three years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) Yes, 14 months.

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? tuckertobe

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) Corona as of Memorial Day weekend

    Kids? One.

    Pets? (what kind) Five cats (ugh), two dogs (yorkie & a chihuahua) + two fosters (seven month old chi/poodle mix, six month old three-legged German Shepherd)

    Do you have any hobbies? Home renovation, gardening, crafting, etc.

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? While lame, it's usually grabbing dinner and catching a double feature with Bella at the drive-in.

    Anything else you'd like to share? I miss how active this board used to be. :(
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  • Been on The Nest for how long: A little over 3 years.


    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)
    Yes, 2006-2007. I might have created an account earlier than that though, when I was a BM in a wedding and was looking for dresses.


    If yes, did you have a different screen name? No.


    Where do you live?  IE


    Kids? One on the way!


    Pets? Jack (see sig).


    Do you have any hobbies?  Ice skating, pilates, reading, watching tv, eating, watching musicals.


    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? A nice dinner or out to see a show.

     

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    Kids? One on the way!



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  • Been on The Nest for how long:   3 or so years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)  Yes. 2005-2007

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? Nope

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  North OC

    Kids? 1 Daughter

    Pets? (what kind)  2 cats

    Do you have any hobbies?  I like reading...and playing online ofcourse :) 

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? Uhhh...whats date night?


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  • Been on The Nest for how long: My acct was opened in 2004

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) 2004-2005

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? Nope. It's been this the whole time.

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) Costa Mesa

    Kids? Nah

    Pets? (what kind) No Sad

    Do you have any hobbies? Writing, reading, internetting, karaoke, drinking

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? drink beers at Goat Hill

    Anything else you'd like to share?
    I sound like a lush.
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  • Been on The Nest for how long: Since early 2009

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) Yes from 1999-2007

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? I did but I seriously don't remember it. I didn't really post on the message boards, just lurked.

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) Not in OC.

    Kids? One. Six year old daughter

    Pets? (what kind) No.

    Do you have any hobbies? Reading, Watching too much TV, movies, Internet stalking, Tweeting.

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? 
    N/A

    Anything else you'd like to share?
    I think for the first time in my life I am not at all excited about taking a trip to Vegas this weekend.
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  • I've been married and on the Nest almost 5 years.

    I was on the Knot before that for another year or two.

    No other screen names.

    South OC.

    My daughter recently turned one.

    Unfortunately we are currently pet-less.  My MIL took custody of our bunny.

    I like to cook and travel.  Lately I haven't been doing too much cooking or traveling because of the kid.

    For date night we like to eat.  And we like to watch Glee on the DVR.

  • Been on The Nest for how long: 2 years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) Yes, a year and a half

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? themarshmalo

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) Aliso Viejo

    Kids? No

    Pets? (what kind) No

    Do you have any hobbies? Photography, reading, watching TV

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? Mostly we go to the movies or out to dinner. We love weekend trips.

    Anything else you'd like to share? Um...I'm originally from Michigan, so I call soda "pop" and have a wonderful nasally accent.
  • Been on The Nest for how long: About 5 years
    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)

     l think late 2003-2005

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? 
    No, I just hardly ever post. 

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) 

    North OC 

    Kids? Not yet, but due in February.

    Pets? (what kind) 
    No.

    Do you have any hobbies? 
    Reading, napping, drawing, running

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? 
    We go to dinner and a movie a lot but we seriously love movies so it's good :)


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    Kids? One on the way!



    OMG Congrats!!  

    EEEEEEEK!!!! yayayayay! 

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  • Been on The Nest for how long:   3 years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years)  about two years

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? nope

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) in a land far-far away. ;(

    Kids?  we have a bun in the oven

    Pets? (what kind)  no

    Do you have any hobbies?   cooking, reading, watching trashy TV.

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?  we are uber-lame.  usually dinner.   we have a cool movie theatre here that serves (good) food and (good) beer so sometimes we'll do that.

    Anything else you'd like to share?  I want a glass (or 5) of wine right now. :/
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    Kids?  we have a bun in the oven

     

     HOLY!!! **faints*** WHEN WERE YOU PLANNING TO SHARE?!?!

     :::SQUEEEEAAAALLL:::

     

    YesCool 

  • Been on The Nest for how long: Three years

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) -
    Yes, from 2005-2007, but I didn't post much until midway through 2006

    If yes, did you have a different screen name?
    Nope

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)
    South OC

    Kids?
    No

    Pets? (what kind)
    See siggy Pics

    Do you have any hobbies?
    Running. Eating. Farmville.

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun?
    Watch movies

    Anything else you'd like to share?
     Stick out tongue
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    Been on The Nest for how long: 3 yrs

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) yup, married in '06 so during that time

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? yup

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  South OC

    Kids? 1 + one on the way 

    Pets? (what kind) 1 dog

    Do you have any hobbies? I used to run, heh, read, play online, surf the net

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? dinner out, movie

    Anything else you'd like to share? I hate the Lakers.

  • image Yahpee:

    Geeze, I haven't been on this board in ages and I notice lots of new names.

    In an effort to semi revive the board let's do a getting to know you Q/A. 

    Been on The Nest for how long: 2 years


    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) yes- 6 months

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? nope!


    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC) Costa Mesa

    Kids? not yet

    Pets? (what kind) unfortunately no :( 

    Do you have any hobbies? I'm trying to become a music teacher, so anything involving music!

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? Dinner and a movie!

    Anything else you'd like to share? 

     

    GO!

  • Been on The Nest for how long: 3 yrs

    Were you ever on The Knot? (Yes/No- & round about years) yup, married in '06 so during that time

    If yes, did you have a different screen name? yup

    Where do you live? (you can name a city or just say South OC/ North OC)  North SD County

    Kids? Dos

    Pets? (what kind) Australian Shepherd (dog) named Sierra and a calico cat named Mrs.

    Do you have any hobbies? Seems I am always shopping for something...

    It's date night! What do you and your H/SO do on date night for fun? We haven't gone on a date for over a year.  Indifferent

    Anything else you'd like to share? I am getting really good with crutches.

    After 2 rounds of IVF & 2 rounds of FET, we were blessed with identical twin girls!
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