Oh MeMe, Oh My!

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Services for Real Estate Pros with Globrix

So I’ve been MeMed. Sounds dirty doesn’t it? But it’s not, it’s perfectly safe! I’ve had a rather lovely time reading through other peoples MeMes so it’s only fair I indulge you all in five super facts about little old me. Thanks Lexa for picking me to MeMe!


FACT 1
Well I’m English, and I live in England! That might be a shocker...I am in many ways an AR fraud. I did lie on my application to get in...I am not based in Anaheim, but I had to choose an American location to join the community. I chose Anaheim because I have spent many happy Christmases there in the land of the mouse...and because if you squint at my surname it almost looks like Disney. Cool huh? 


FACT 2
When I was 5 I had a copy of my handwriting printed in The Daily Telegraph, one of Britain’s largest national newspapers. Why? Because it was so neat and advanced for my age that I think they thought they’d found the next child superwhizz. Although I was pretty advanced as a nipper, you wouldn’t know it by my handwriting now. It’s all bubbly and girly like a 15 year old cheerleader. I’m working on it (o.k. I’m not but I’d like to think that I was!)


FACT 3
When I was 18 I crashed my car on my way to work and a rather well known celebrity paid for the repairs! You may be wondering how, quite rightly! Well, I was working at a local restaurant at the time and one of my customers that day was this certain someone, who I won’t name because he’s pretty humble, and I told him what had happened in the same way I would chat with all my customers. I was basically a girl looking for pity from any strapping man! When he came to pay his bill at the end he gave me a wad full of cash to sort out the damage. I said I couldn’t take the money from him, he pointed to his Bentley outside the window and said “Trust me, you should try fixing up repairs for one of those things!”

FACT 4

Probably the most scared I have ever been was being caught up in a siege in Jerusalem. Although we had no idea what was going on at the time, Palestinian militants had barricaded themselves inside a building and taken an Israeli hostage...and our van was right outside. We were on a one track road and there was no way we could turn around, the army just said we’d have to wait where we were. I couldn’t believe I was in the holiest of cities fearing for my life. We were probably stuck for around 15 minutes, but it felt like a lifetime. When we got back to Tel Aviv we saw it all on the news and found out the details. Truly terrifying.


FACT 5
If I could have one thing on my desk right now it would be a slice of original cheesecake from the Stage Deli in New York. Mmmmmmmmm.
 

Well that’s me! Hope you learnt something...if you didn’t I’d be worried!
Pop
:-D

 

p.s These are the people I nominate:

Todd Murphy, Alabama, Tuscaloosa County

Joe Manausa, Florida, Leon County 

Linda Reynolds-Realtor®, Florida, Mannatee County

 

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Jennifer Hillegas
Nice Cribs Realty LLC - Rome, GA
Very interesting good job on your MeMe!
Jul 24, 2007 10:56 PM #1
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Ginger Magoon
Remax - Bryan College Station - College Station, TX
Bryan, College Station Texas Real Estate
would like to hear more about MeMe
Jul 24, 2007 11:25 PM #2
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Poppy Dinsey
Globrix - Anaheim, CA
London, UK

Ginger, MeMe is a way for us all to know more about each other...I'm not sure who started it, but the idea is you write 5 facts about yourself and then tag 3 people who then do the same...you can find out more about it on the MeMe group - http://activerain.com/groups/memes

Hope that helps!

:-)

 

p.s Thanks Jennifer!  

Jul 24, 2007 11:32 PM #3
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Todd Murphy
Fitts Agency - Tuscaloosa, AL

I've been wondering what the heck a MeMe was.  In the south that would be a grandmother nickname.

Thanks for telling us the lowdown on Poppy.

I missed my one chance at love with a British girl who was working at a summer camp with me in Maine over twenty years ago.  Always wondered about those Brits...guess I always will.

Cheers!

Jul 24, 2007 11:45 PM #4
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Liz and Tim Frangioso
Keller Williams Realty - Chicopee, MA
After all this time I find out what the heck a MeMe is.  Thanks I will go look at the group now.  Good job by the way.
Jul 25, 2007 12:21 AM #5
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Missy Caulk
Missy Caulk TEAM - Ann Arbor, MI
Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate
Poppy, so nice to know about you. Those experiences you shared are very good for letting us get to know you.
Jul 25, 2007 12:35 AM #6
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Lexa R. Montierth
NextHome Complete Realty - Tucson, AZ
Real Estate Sales Agent and Marketer
Awesome Meme Poppy.  I have a feeling you are going to be an ActiveRain celebrity before nightfall :)  I knew I picked you for a reason :)

Lexa Montierth 
Jul 25, 2007 07:21 AM #7
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Lucky Lang
Keller Williams Realty Marco Island - Marco Island, FL
Marco Island & Naples Florida Real Estate

Poppy,

Lucky for meme that you poppedup on MyBlogLog.  I looked you up and found your meme.

I have now added your meme to my alphabetical meme list.  Check it out when you get a chance.

Welcome to Active Rain,

Lucky :)

P.S. My "fruit" is LIMEberry.  That is too funny! 

Jul 25, 2007 11:48 AM #8
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Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
Poppy, It was a delight learning something about you.  It will be great getting your perspective on things.
Jul 25, 2007 01:20 PM #9
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Brian Block
RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President - McLean, VA
Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate
Poppy, what a scary experience you had in Israel!  I've been there twice but never had such a harrowing experience.  By the way, I prefer the Carnegie Deli to the Stage.
Jul 26, 2007 12:40 AM #10
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Michael Delp
Mortgage Pro - Telford, PA
Thanks for the Meme. It's always nice to learn a little more about our colleagues on here!
Jul 30, 2007 04:37 AM #11
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