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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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MsPurple Name that movie. (Quote and movie guessing game)
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Hi everyone. I thought we could do a new game here on the forums called Name that movie. I don't know if this is a thing but I thought it might be fun anyways. What you do is say a quote from a movie and the next poster names the movie it is from. (N... View more

Hi everyone. I thought we could do a new game here on the forums called Name that movie. I don't know if this is a thing but I thought it might be fun anyways. What you do is say a quote from a movie and the next poster names the movie it is from. (No cheating by using google, yes you can ask for a clue). Once you guess the movie then you put another movie quote and keep the game going. Example first poster: "So much room for activities!" reply poster: Step Brothers. "No... I AM YOUR FATHER" Hope that explains it To get it started I will go with the above quote. "NO... I AM YOUR FATHER".

noonetoldmecatswerethisdi one of those nights
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First post! So just one of those nights and im feeling awful so I decided to make an account here and see whats going on. I was pleasantly browsing with my electric heater on all of a sudden 4 of my bed posts caved in... To clarify I'm only 65kgs so ... View more

First post! So just one of those nights and im feeling awful so I decided to make an account here and see whats going on. I was pleasantly browsing with my electric heater on all of a sudden 4 of my bed posts caved in... To clarify I'm only 65kgs so I'm sure this bed was made to withstand my weight. So now I have a new project for tomorrow before work. Need to head to bunnings and pick up some wood to strengthen my bed frame. I knew those cheap plastic moulds wouldnt do the job.

Scotchfinger Pet Peeves
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Loud opinionated dismissive people ( OK we all have our faults but I don't think this is one of mine )

Loud opinionated dismissive people ( OK we all have our faults but I don't think this is one of mine )

_FallenAngel_ Deleting profile
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I was thinking of taking a break from social media including Facebook twitter beyondblue and everything else, just because I see myself spend too much time online and thinking of going underground for a month maybe. I was thinking of deactivating my ... View more

I was thinking of taking a break from social media including Facebook twitter beyondblue and everything else, just because I see myself spend too much time online and thinking of going underground for a month maybe. I was thinking of deactivating my beyondblue account but under community rules it's not clear how one can do so if he/she wishes to. Any help grateful. Ta!

kanga_brumby Doing the long lunch
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From history you have the opportunity to have an all expenses paid for lunch. Anywhere in the world, with any one person just one. It could be anyone at all actor, a writer, painter, philosopher, robber, the possibilities are gigantic. My choice woul... View more

From history you have the opportunity to have an all expenses paid for lunch. Anywhere in the world, with any one person just one. It could be anyone at all actor, a writer, painter, philosopher, robber, the possibilities are gigantic. My choice would be my mother she was the most important person in my life. Still is; just not here to talk to.

ran02 Thinking about to start learning an instrument ?
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Hello everyone, I've been suffered Anxiety and depression since 2011 and 90% has recovered till now. I've started to learn guitar from early this year and I am addicted to it, and i think it is a very good way to heal mental problem by learning an in... View more

Hello everyone, I've been suffered Anxiety and depression since 2011 and 90% has recovered till now. I've started to learn guitar from early this year and I am addicted to it, and i think it is a very good way to heal mental problem by learning an instrument. Now, I am trying to offer a little help for someone who wishes to start to learn guitar and whom may not able to afford one , and i'll love to give one away to someone. The guitar is Valencia classical 1/2 travel size guitar, natural color, it's a very good size for beginner, the guitar is 90% new. I'm not sure is it a good way to help people but I'm truly willing to help people and just want to give some little help and love here. I am female and i think this size of guitar is really suitable for any female beginner. Let's have a chat here then i can pick the person who i will give away my guitar to. Have a good night everyone xx

Out_the_window Thankyou beyondblue
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Yesterday was a real downer. I was so depressed. And my last thought was to text beyond blue for advice. I know my meds need adjusting. Anti depressants often do.. The advice was good and the lady was patient. Thankyou to that person as you helped me... View more

Yesterday was a real downer. I was so depressed. And my last thought was to text beyond blue for advice. I know my meds need adjusting. Anti depressants often do.. The advice was good and the lady was patient. Thankyou to that person as you helped me get througha really toughtime... Wayno.

Jackson1994 Sport
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I made this thread to have a chat about any sport we play! My two big ones are footy and surfing. I play footy at a state level and train numerous times a week, as well as going out for a surf whenever I can.

I made this thread to have a chat about any sport we play! My two big ones are footy and surfing. I play footy at a state level and train numerous times a week, as well as going out for a surf whenever I can.

gld Lets talk music
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Please post what musician/group you have been listening to lately, also what grabs you about it. Have just found this female singer called Beth Hart. She has a jazzy, blues full body sound. Has also teamed up with others to make recordings as Joe Bon... View more

Please post what musician/group you have been listening to lately, also what grabs you about it. Have just found this female singer called Beth Hart. She has a jazzy, blues full body sound. Has also teamed up with others to make recordings as Joe Bonamassa and Jeff Beck.

gld Sunday likes
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Hi All, Love to hear about others love's of Sundays. Love getting up to a cool Sunday not too early and spending it with people you love. Have an enjoyable Sunday lovers. Gen

Hi All, Love to hear about others love's of Sundays. Love getting up to a cool Sunday not too early and spending it with people you love. Have an enjoyable Sunday lovers. Gen