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Wickerman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-26-05 02:45 PM
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57. This is a great thread
I "re-met" my now wife via email. I dated a wonderful gal in high school and college - for reasons of immaturity (mine) and such (hers) we broke it off and went our separate ways.

Flash forward 20 years and I find an email address for her. I send her an email to say hi and the emails never stopped. They turned into phone calls, visits, and eventually me moving across the country. Texas to Minnesota - brrr!

I found the job that allowed the change via the internet, and it happened to be in the same building she had just accepted a job in! Not bad for a town of 75k.

We are very happy and fall more in love each day. I love the internets.

thanks for a fun thread.
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  -Who have you met on the Internet? I'm discussing On-Line Dating on my show Radio_Lady  Jul-25-05 04:19 PM   #0 
  - My husband!  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-25-05 04:25 PM   #1 
  - Cool! I'll need some idea of how it happened, where you are, whether  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:30 PM   #3 
  - I hope your husband and cousin aren't one and the same.  Scout1071   Jul-25-05 06:41 PM   #38 
     - Hey, hey -- that's internet cousins... if you get my drift.  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:45 PM   #39 
     - No worries, Scout.  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-25-05 07:08 PM   #42 
  - Well, I met a nice guy,  crispini   Jul-25-05 04:28 PM   #2 
  - Oh, maybe that will qualify! Nice idea... is he a DUer? What site  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:38 PM   #7 
     - Well, I was using, um,  crispini   Jul-25-05 04:52 PM   #15 
        - Crispini, that's a neat story. I guess this is more of a business venture  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:04 PM   # 
  - my best friend  progmom   Jul-25-05 04:31 PM   #4 
  - Well, I was hoping it would be more of a "we got together and  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:46 PM   #11 
  - I have met dozens of people in person from the internet....  Lisa0825   Jul-25-05 04:31 PM   #5 
  - Wow! We're supposed to be meeting up with a DUer in August --  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:51 PM   #13 
     - My brother is kinda shy, but his wife may want to talk.  Lisa0825   Jul-25-05 04:59 PM   #19 
        - That's excellent? Whoda thunk it? Three million people? Wonder  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:07 PM   #23 
        - We're grateful for you too, sweetie!  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-25-05 07:11 PM   #43 
  - I'd like to, but...I'd have to check with my partner first.  terrya   Jul-25-05 04:35 PM   #6 
  - Go ahead  IntravenousDemilo   Jul-25-05 04:43 PM   #9 
  - Well, I'm not sure if I should discuss that on here.:-)  terrya   Jul-25-05 04:46 PM   #12 
  - Just PM me and I'll give you more details. I don't exactly understand  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:00 PM   #20 
     - No. no...Intravenous Demilo is my partner.  terrya   Jul-25-05 05:02 PM   #21 
        - Well, it's out now. Let's see if the moderators leave it out, if you know  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:10 PM   #25 
  - What can I say, Intravenous? You're wonderful in bed, we all know it!  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:08 PM   #24 
  - Of course. No problem. I just remembered something funny ...  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:44 PM   #10 
  - Well, I just got the go ahead.  terrya   Jul-25-05 04:55 PM   #16 
     - Terry, that's so wonderful! I am happy for you -- this is coming from  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:24 PM   #27 
  - Sure. I hope this thread stays up for a couple of days. Kick it if  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 04:56 PM   #17 
     - A suggestion. Your story would make a fascinating book in itself. :-)  BikeWriter   Jul-25-05 05:04 PM   #22 
        - Thanks, BikeWriter! If someone wants to write a book about this  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:32 PM   #28 
           - Hey, Lady. You have 100% of my respect for your accomplishments...  BikeWriter   Jul-26-05 12:53 AM   #50 
              - Sounds tough, BikeWriter. Not sure of your gender or the circumstances,  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 05:14 PM   #72 
  - My wife found me....  Orsino   Jul-25-05 04:39 PM   #8 
  - Wonderful story, Orsino. Oh, the Shakespeare Tavern -- I don't know  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:48 PM   #30 
     - Also met many gamers via the Internet.  Orsino   Jul-25-05 08:00 PM   #44 
        - Julius Caesar? (OK, but I'd have guessed "Romeo and Juliet")  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 12:57 AM   #69 
           - After having seen it there a couple of times, we're sick of R&J.  Orsino   Jul-27-05 05:27 PM   #74 
              - Have you ever heard of Ashland, Oregon? Shakespeare almost year round!  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 06:11 PM   #75 
                 - Yep. I lived in Eugene briefly in the eighties.  Orsino   Jul-27-05 06:54 PM   #77 
  - My SO and I found each other-  Ariana Celeste   Jul-25-05 04:51 PM   #14 
  - Great story! I'd love to speak with you on the radio, but no one has  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 05:58 PM   #31 
     - Of course it's ok!  Ariana Celeste   Jul-25-05 06:10 PM   #33 
        - OK. Not a problem. I'll use your story and post a message about  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:17 PM   #34 
  - Mrs. Venation and I met on the internet.  bertha katzenengel   Jul-25-05 04:57 PM   #18 
  - Right on, my friend. See my previous posts.  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:09 PM   #32 
  - I've met a bunch of really nice people  Blue_In_AK   Jul-25-05 05:14 PM   #26 
  - Very nicely told, Blue...! Totally heartwarming! I saw a TV show about  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:22 PM   #35 
  - My story  khashka   Jul-25-05 05:43 PM   #29 
  - There is an obituary in the Portland Oregonian today about a man  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:31 PM   #36 
  - Kick this for the night crowd. They're REALLY using the Internet...  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:40 PM   #37 
  - R U serious, Khash? How DO you DO it?  Radio_Lady   Jul-25-05 06:52 PM   #40 
     - I R Serious  khashka   Jul-25-05 10:29 PM   #45 
  - I met Everythingsxen here on DU  AlienGirl   Jul-25-05 06:58 PM   #41 
  - Haven't had much time to collate this thread (sorry -- it's so hot and  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 05:37 PM   #60 
  - Mostly good  WindRavenX   Jul-25-05 10:54 PM   #46 
  - If you're still looking, my Love & I met through the DSN...  greyhound1966   Jul-25-05 10:57 PM   #47 
  - greyhound, that's awesome!!  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-26-05 07:47 AM   #53 
  - Love at first byte.  Cerridwen   Jul-26-05 08:07 AM   #54 
  - Cerridwen, I will use some of this on my show. I don't know what the DSN  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 12:42 AM   #66 
  - Neat story. I'll get back to you tomorrow after the movie....  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 05:40 PM   #61 
  - Yes! My wife (fellow DUer Cathyclysmic).  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-25-05 11:00 PM   #48 
  - Chat rooms were very frantic earlier on. They looks like unassembled  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 05:47 PM   #64 
  - Both my husband and a very serious girlfriend...  sjbech   Jul-26-05 12:04 AM   #49 
  - met my husband online in IRC chat.  auntAgonist   Jul-26-05 12:58 AM   #51 
  - Wow! Do you have dual citizenship or something like that?  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 12:50 AM   #67 
     - I have  auntAgonist   Jul-27-05 12:59 AM   #70 
        - I know I'm late with this, but "welcome to America" -- wish it were in  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 05:00 PM   #71 
  - I did meet someone online, but it didn't work out  EstimatedProphet   Jul-26-05 01:00 AM   #52 
  - Sorry, EstimatedProphet. Better gone than entangled inappropriately. n/t  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 05:41 PM   #62 
  - I met my husband through Yahoo personals.  scarlet_owl   Jul-26-05 08:08 AM   #55 
  - Another score for Yahoo. When they say, "Do you Yahoo?", it must  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 12:51 AM   #68 
  - GOOD MORNING, DU -- SHAMELESS LY GONNA KICK THIS --  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 09:15 AM   #56 
  - This is a great thread  Wickerman   Jul-26-05 02:45 PM   #57 
  - Thanks, Wickerman. I'm off to see the movie about on line dating  Radio_Lady   Jul-26-05 05:32 PM   #59 
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  - We met here on DU  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jul-27-05 06:13 PM   #76 
  - Do you want to PM me and be a guest on my show on Friday?  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 07:08 PM   #78 
  - Kick for the night crowd until the movie opens -- you can still jump on  Radio_Lady   Jul-27-05 08:45 PM   #79 
 

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