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Old 07-08-2017, 07:19 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Opi, thank you so much for your commitment to SR and its people. I'm not on as much as the earlier days, but I am always mindful of the role you played in helping me stay sober. You are a friend.

Thanks, too, to Ladybug and Strat. Your contributions to people's lives are significant.
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Old 07-11-2017, 06:07 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I'm so sad to hear this! Opi, lady, and strat I miss you and hope we can connect again soon. I came on here looking for the meeting
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Old 07-11-2017, 06:49 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I've missed you too, Dazee!

I'm glad you checked in. I hope you're okay.
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Old 07-11-2017, 08:19 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I miss the chat meetings as well.

Dazee-I also hope we're able to connect together again soon.

The chat meetings were so critical to me in early recovery, especially on Fridays, which were times I struggled. I have gotten to know and love so many of you and will miss spending my Friday nights here. I am grateful to SR for allowing me to chair the meetings, and to all of you for all the shares. I have learned so much from each of you and thank each one of you that has come to the meetings.

I wanted to share some of my favorite fun memories of SR chat.
1. Opi getting put in a box for cross-talking during Ladybug's meeting, but then working on a way of engineering her way out.
2. Snacks and carrot cake!
3. Hunt always bringing tons of coffee with her.
4. snoochies with the swirly heart emoticon.
5. Drake never quite getting the groceries Opi requested, especially celery and rice cakes.
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Old 07-14-2017, 02:43 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Hi!!! So sorry to hear this!

I eventually quit trying to get into the chatroom, I had so many tech problems and it was frustrating constantly getting logged out.

I do miss all of you, and Opi, Ladybug, SugarBear, Strat, Hopeful, Hunt and many others helped me so much in early sobriety. I was a regular in chat for quite a while.

and where's Errriiiicccc??

Strat, I loved your post..... and no raisins in the carrot cake!

Still sober, and now going to F2F AA meetings

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Old 07-14-2017, 05:42 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Dharma-of course no raisins. Opi thinks they're evil.
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Congratulations, Dharma!!

I'm so sorry you had such problems with chat.

We've missed you!

Raisins!!
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Old 07-15-2017, 06:44 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Dharma Hug

I was so happy to see your post, I have missed you and our morning coffee and chats so much.

Congrats on the continued recovery.
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Old 07-16-2017, 07:45 AM   #29 (permalink)
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I miss the chat meetings as well.

Dazee-I also hope we're able to connect together again soon.

The chat meetings were so critical to me in early recovery, especially on Fridays, which were times I struggled. I have gotten to know and love so many of you and will miss spending my Friday nights here. I am grateful to SR for allowing me to chair the meetings, and to all of you for all the shares. I have learned so much from each of you and thank each one of you that has come to the meetings.

I wanted to share some of my favorite fun memories of SR chat.
1. Opi getting put in a box for cross-talking during Ladybug's meeting, but then working on a way of engineering her way out.
2. Snacks and carrot cake!
3. Hunt always bringing tons of coffee with her.
4. snoochies with the swirly heart emoticon.
5. Drake never quite getting the groceries Opi requested, especially celery and rice cakes.


Yep, remember them all! Opi, you can still send me your list... probably still won't get it... but you can try!
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:26 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Here you go, Drake. Better get someone to help with the bags!

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Will get right on it... after 9PM of course.
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Old 07-28-2017, 03:25 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I really truly miss the Tuesday/Friday meetings.. I might have been quiet mostly
but the support and education I received and learned from ARE priceless.
Sure I go to f2f support meetings, they do help, but SR meetings made this Codie momma understand and perhaps smile
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Old 07-28-2017, 05:58 PM   #33 (permalink)
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((TwoFish)) I miss the meetings too!

Hopefully, the glitches can be worked out soon.

Sending you a great big hug.
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:22 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Reading all your posts I hope so much that chat meetings are reinstigated - I have had no joy whatsoever with "mobile chat" and have grown to hate the empty rooms in which I go to look for companionship and encouragement only to be greeted by a very loud echo.
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Old 08-01-2017, 08:45 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Hey Opi, Lady, Strat....the chat group,
Couldn't we just all get together and have a nice "informal chat meeting"?
There could be some positive outcomes...and we might even get away with "cross talking" and not have to go sit in the corner for a time out? Hee hee!
Gosh, do you think I'm addicted to our meetings? I can't tell enough, how much I miss our meetings and the comfort they brought to this momma.
Love to our Tuesday/Friday group,...we will be back!!!
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PS...then Sir Drake wouldn't have to bring us so much food, I vote YES! .
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Old 08-01-2017, 06:52 PM   #36 (permalink)
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I don't see why we all can't show up on Friday or Tuesday and see how it goes Twofish. I'll show up and we can just chat, even if it's just about snacks or cats.

I miss seeing everyone.
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Old 08-01-2017, 10:38 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Dear Strat and everyone else,
YES! You got my vote! And I do feel grateful that we just might be able to do this!

And if it doesn't work out...lets beg Opi to "magically" transport all of us to my living room in my home, I can host the meeting and I got some FANTASTIC (how do I make that word green?) great snacks!!!!!
Seriously, I love you ladies and gentlemen, and the sweet sounds of how a person can calm and soothe and understand another person, whom is or has been hurting. The sweet sounds of hope. And yes we are "live" and we are "real"!!!!
Love, love and more love and especially the "love2" that our group is known around the world for.....hey, hey, hey...
. Hey, feel the love? Does this smilie come close?
Thanks Dee for reading this thread, I know you and all the mods love us and understand this temporary frozen state we are facing.
So, my friends, my house is open to all....I better start cleaning for our

meeting!
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Old 08-04-2017, 06:12 AM   #38 (permalink)
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I apologize for not attending the meetings lately and also thank opi, ladybug and strat for facilitating. The meetings were very important to me early in my sobriety and I am sad to see them gone. I was just thinking about stopping in again this week only to find this thread and see that the meetings have been canceled. I may try to stop by the chat room anyway, but I'm not very social and I liked the structured meetings.
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