Strange advice from Friends Reunited

Remember Friends Reunited? It was all the rage for a while, but now sites like Facebook have taken over in terms of popularity. Poor old Friends Reunited have even had to drop the charges for their services. Every now and again, Friends Reunited send me an e-mail to tell me who’s recently added themselves to my schools or workplaces – not exactly a great deal of activity on that front. But I was amused (or bemused) to see the following suggestion on the most recent e-mail…

Why not add yourself to these places?

  • Beechwood Avenue, Bangor
  • Box, Corsham
  • Ash Street, Huddersfield

Well let me see… I’ve never been to these places and they have no connection with my life, so there’s two good reasons for starters.

Stay tuned for reasons why I shouldn’t add myself to Corporation Street, Aberystwyth.


  1. Darren,

    I too have been offered to join places to which I thought I had absolutely no connection, but then I found out that one of my old school friends had put this place on thier profile and had looked at a recent update I did to my profile. FU obviously put 2 and 2 together and got 5 !!!

    Cluching at straws I think. FU must be going downhill fast as they now offer free messaging. MySpace and Facebook are kicking their butts.

  2. Hi,

    I work with a client who is interested in some visibility on your website They provide hardware reviews to their users. They are interested in getting a short mention from your website, maybe about a product or about their site.

    Let me know if you are interested so we can discuss the price for this.


    Jay Haffling

  3. Hi Darren,

    I came accross you, searching for jobs in UK for Lotus Notes development, found the newly UKLUG, since I arrived here (only 3 months ago), I’ve been struggling to get some networking here.

    I’m looking for some advice on how to be allocated in a LN developer in the UK, but if I just got a new bud it’s ok.

    I also work at IBM, in Brasil, but I’m spending some time here in London, enjoying the british way of life. You can find me out in the ST, danielbs.

    Best Regards !

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