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Old 22-11-2016, 11:20
Join Date: May 2016
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I have developed a routine when back in the UK which my wife claims is bordering on obsession. As soon as I am up and about in the morning I first check the seemallorca.com webcam for P.P.; then to the AEMET website to view the current forecast. Next it is this forum for any new postings; a quick look through the Majorcan Daily Bulletin and then the TripAdvisor Mallorca Forum. On really quiet days I will also 'go round the island' via all the webcams on Livecam Pro or catch up with the excellent AlcudiaPollensa blogspot.

Oddly enough when I am in P.P. I only bother with the weather forecasts!

Does anyone else have a similar obsession or is it just me?
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Old 22-11-2016, 11:38
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Ha Ha - me too! First check the Pp webcams and then the forum, and then the Palma airport webcam
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Old 22-11-2016, 12:03
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lol, just about the same for me, but including all the facebook pages on Pollensa, and Majorca, including friends pages over there as well, and the Pais FB, DB and ultima Hora pages. Also all the estate agents FB pages, not forgetting all the various restaurants we have visited in PP and around the island. also just checked all the webcams and sat and watched a few planes in and out, and then maybe try to fit some work in too!!
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Old 22-11-2016, 13:29
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I went through this, I thought I was cured but now realise I am just in remission and trying not to look at webcams of blue skies and sandy beaches.
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Old 22-11-2016, 13:51
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Agree with all of the above - I have decided it is not worth fighting it 😃😃😃

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Old 22-11-2016, 14:05
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Location: Bangor, Northern Ireland
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I must "own up" to doing all of the above, as well as looking at the website of where we are going in 2017 every day - but I thought that, at our age, that this was ""normal""!!!! I reckon that I will soon be able to recall some of the menus "Word Perfect"!!
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Old 22-11-2016, 19:01
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Yes check most of them every day too !

My husband always checks Stays website to look at the Menu of the Day I often check anything to do with the Hustlers too so yes we are addicted too !
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Old 22-11-2016, 20:29
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People only usually get addicted to things that make them feel good.......need I say any more!
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Old 22-11-2016, 20:42
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My name is David, and I, too, am a Pollensaholic.
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Old 23-11-2016, 16:13
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I have shown these postings to my wife and now convinced her that in fact my behaviour is perfectly normal, so she can cancel the appointment with a psychiatrist.
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Old 06-12-2016, 16:04
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completely with you on that! I sit at my desk with the seemallorca webcam on everyday!
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Old 06-12-2016, 23:35
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I assumed that this was normal behaviour for all lovers of PP .......

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