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Sophie_M Welcome to the BB Social Zone - guidelines for posting in this section
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Hi everyone, This section of the forum is a little different to the others, as you may have noticed in looking around the threads. Elsewhere on the forums, we discuss some pretty heavy topics: mental health issues, thoughts of suicide, trauma, abuse,... View more

Hi everyone, This section of the forum is a little different to the others, as you may have noticed in looking around the threads. Elsewhere on the forums, we discuss some pretty heavy topics: mental health issues, thoughts of suicide, trauma, abuse, relationship breakdowns. Here is the place to come to get away from that and have a bit of fun. Distraction can be an important tool to draw on if you're finding yourself overwhelmed by distressing thoughts and feelings. As this is a section for respite from difficult topics, we will remove posts made in this section that attempt to discuss personal issues. Please use a support thread in the appropriate section for these discussions. Happy posting!

Kazzl The BB cafe
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The BB cafe is open for business! Welcome all to a new chill and chat place for everyone on the forum. The BB cafe is whatever you want it to be. There are comfy sofas, tables and chairs, coffee machines, a kitchen stocked with everything. There's a ... View more

The BB cafe is open for business! Welcome all to a new chill and chat place for everyone on the forum. The BB cafe is whatever you want it to be. There are comfy sofas, tables and chairs, coffee machines, a kitchen stocked with everything. There's a pool outside, a bbq area, an annexe with comfy beds for a quiet sleep, tv, dvd, books and whatever else you would like to have here. Most of all, it's a place to meet friends and fellow travellers for a bit of company. Talk over problems, tell jokes, share your day, escape into a world of your making. Grab a coffee and pull up a chair ... So, with a nod to the wonderful Carole King (Hard Rock Cafe) ... Now if you're feeling just a little bit lonely Don't sit at home just mopin' Come on down to where the friendship flows freely You know the door is always open At the BB cafe Come to the BB cafe They will help keep your blues at bay At the BB cafe Important Message from ModSupport: The main intention of the BB Cafe is to encourage light conversation. Please look after your fellow community members by nuturing the BB Cafe as a place to escape some of the more pressing issues in life and save those conversations for personal threads.

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Airies A-Z Of films/movies
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Hi All, just a thread of films/movies starting from A through to Z. i will start and being the person I am i will start with Jaws- a film that left me scared of going in for a swim for a year or two, cheers Len

Hi All, just a thread of films/movies starting from A through to Z. i will start and being the person I am i will start with Jaws- a film that left me scared of going in for a swim for a year or two, cheers Len

Croix Croix Parler
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I'd like to use this pace for miscellaneous matters that don't fit elsewhere Thanks Croix

I'd like to use this pace for miscellaneous matters that don't fit elsewhere Thanks Croix

Ggrand Two word game, loose a word, add a word ,keep a word.
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Hello everyone, I like games especially word games, This is an easy game, I'll start with two word that are meant to be together .... House Boat, Fishing Boat, fly fishing, etc. from first 2 words to 2nd 2 words. . so we take a word away (house)...ad... View more

Hello everyone, I like games especially word games, This is an easy game, I'll start with two word that are meant to be together .... House Boat, Fishing Boat, fly fishing, etc. from first 2 words to 2nd 2 words. . so we take a word away (house)...add another word ( fishing).. keep a word...(boat). lets see how we go.. good luck and have a bit of fun.. Grandy.

hope4joy 5 letter game
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Hello! one of my favourite word games is where you are given five letters and you need to make a sentence from it, making one word that starts with each letter, in that order. The sentence can be as correct or quirky as you wish, don't worry about gr... View more

Hello! one of my favourite word games is where you are given five letters and you need to make a sentence from it, making one word that starts with each letter, in that order. The sentence can be as correct or quirky as you wish, don't worry about grammar! It can be serious, silly or ludicrous. You then leave five letters for another person. These five letters can be a five letter word or just five random letters, anything goes. It often helps not to think about it too much or it starts to get hard! For example: S T A R T somehow the amazon re-forrested tremendously or, G H J K L giant hairy jovial kangaroos laugh or, M F H B E microscopic follicles harmlessly brew elixirs and here is one for you to try.... P A P E R (and then leave a new set of five letters for the next person) Enjoy! Christina

Neil_1 Worst Joke Wednesday
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Hi all I know a while back there was a thread with some jokes on it - just to try and lighten the load for folk and to provide a few jolly japes and spiffy spifferoons (those words etched in my memory bank from the late and great Kenny Everitt). Howe... View more

Hi all I know a while back there was a thread with some jokes on it - just to try and lighten the load for folk and to provide a few jolly japes and spiffy spifferoons (those words etched in my memory bank from the late and great Kenny Everitt). However, I was far to lazy to try and find the other thread, so thought I'd start up a new one WJW. Here we go people, something to start you off with: "When I was a small boy, I had a dog named Tax. I'd open the door and "Income Tax"" "That very same year, I had a bird called Enza. I'd open the window and "Influenza" Now, they can't be done on any other day - for it is after all, Worst Joke Wednesday. See if you can beat either of those?

Ggrand A-Z...of Song or Music Titles...
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Hello Everyone... Lots of people love to listen music or songs... This thread is for music, classical, Rock, Blues, any genre of music at all... Lets see how many we can add in alphabetical order... I’ll go first...starting with A.. All Through The N... View more

Hello Everyone... Lots of people love to listen music or songs... This thread is for music, classical, Rock, Blues, any genre of music at all... Lets see how many we can add in alphabetical order... I’ll go first...starting with A.. All Through The Night - Cyndi Lauper..

yours_truly Let me know your favourite word
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Hi!! Drop your favourite word and its definition and maybe even teach us a thing or two. I’ll go first!!Alienation: The state or experience of feeling isolated or estranged Please be mindful that some words may be triggering or inappropriate. Other t... View more

Hi!! Drop your favourite word and its definition and maybe even teach us a thing or two. I’ll go first!!Alienation: The state or experience of feeling isolated or estranged Please be mindful that some words may be triggering or inappropriate. Other than that HAVE FUNNN :)))

Ggrand Did You See, Hear or Do something that gave you a bit of a happiness feeling?…
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Hello everyone, I thought I would start a thread because I have been trying to look for something each day that gives me a feeling of warmth/happiness/joy/peace…you know, that feeling, the one that’s hard to find when we’re going through a rough patc... View more

Hello everyone, I thought I would start a thread because I have been trying to look for something each day that gives me a feeling of warmth/happiness/joy/peace…you know, that feeling, the one that’s hard to find when we’re going through a rough patch of depression, anxiety or when our mental health is not the best… For me it was seeing sheep, not just one or two but lots being moved along the road to another paddock by working dogs and a farmer whistling out commands while driving an atv….Those dogs were amazing to watch and they made me feel so happy that I got to see that…. a few years back, I had to drive through a large herd of cows….both times were scary and exciting at the same time… Has something you’ve seen or done recently given you even a tiny bit of a feel good feeling?….did something you do for someone else give them a happy moment. Kind thoughts, with love and gentle hugs with care...Grandy.. Hugs everyone…..Grandy..

yindi burnt out from year 12
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hello. i just began year 12, and i am already feeling so very burnt out! i am highly suspected to have autism (and i have diagnosed depression and anxiety), and thus i do not operate in adhesion to the structure of the education system. i am quite a ... View more

hello. i just began year 12, and i am already feeling so very burnt out! i am highly suspected to have autism (and i have diagnosed depression and anxiety), and thus i do not operate in adhesion to the structure of the education system. i am quite a good student, i get As and Bs in most classes, however i fall behind in terms of class work/homework. last year, i got adequate grades without stressing too terribly over completing all of my school work, as there wasn’t an overwhelming abundance. however, i have tried to start this year with doing all of my work ahead of time, and dedicating two days a week to complete study after school. yet, between work, school, and my struggling mental health, i have already fallen behind so much, as i have burnt myself out already. i feel so stupid and worthless. even though many of my friends share my same struggles, i particularly feel so ashamed, as i appoint a lot of my self worth to my performance in school. i really want to know how not to feel so burnt out without sacrificing my grades, as both are quite vital in ensuring i feel ok. i have stressed and cried myself into a headache just thinking about school. i truly just want to not be so invested, as whilst it is beneficial, my mental health is concurrently being jeopardised. i suppose i just wanted to get this off of my chest, i apologise if it sounds dumb or redundant. thank you

lookingforme A song to express your feelings
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At this hour, I find myself particularly vulnerable because I am heavily sleep deprived, and my brain can't really process. I have been awake for 21 hours and 12 minutes straight after a string of nights of only a few hours' sleep. I don't feel well,... View more

At this hour, I find myself particularly vulnerable because I am heavily sleep deprived, and my brain can't really process. I have been awake for 21 hours and 12 minutes straight after a string of nights of only a few hours' sleep. I don't feel well, nor do I feel sleepy. So, I am listening to the soundtrack of my life entitled "Walkabouts" and right now, the perfect song to describe what I am feeling (at least the chorus of it) is Madness by Muse. Has anyone ever felt like they could communicate more if they did it through the songs that already exist? I challenge us to have a conversation consisting of song quotes. So, dedicated to my depression; here I go... Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad....Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...I, I can't get these memories ooout of my mind, and some kind of maaaadness has started to evolve. Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad... And I, I tried so hard to let you go-ooo, but some kind of maaaadness is swallowing me whole, yeah....Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-mad mad mad...I have finally seen the light. And I have finally realized, what you mean.... Ooh oh oh [MODERATOR'S NOTE: Hi everyone, just a reminder that song lyrics are copyrighted material, and we (as in BB) can get into trouble for reproducing them without permission. If you could just keep to sharing song titles, or one or two lines from the song at most, rather than whole lyrics that would be great - that way we can keep this thread open. ]