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Hi and welcome to the site. I can assure you that you will have little trouble making friends here (though it may take a little time) as most people are easy to get along with. I hope you enjoy it here.
thanks for the friendly welcome. PM me if you have MSN messenger and I'll give you my address (the forum won't let me post it cos I don't have enough posts). Mark, I got your email, I'll text you in the next few days