Welcome to Fifty Plus ForumHere at Fifty Plus Forum, the free forum for the over 50's, we aim to provide the Over Fifties community with a great place to meet and chat together and get help & advice too. Our forum is completely FREE and secure, so you can join like minded people in a fun and safe environment, to share your thoughts, discuss any topic and enjoy good company. We have been in operation since 2009, have nearly 1,000 members and we're still growing. We pride ourselves on our Freedom of Speech policy so you can post about anything you like so long as it's not offensive.
Classified as a BIG forum by the Admin Zone Directory of Forums our members have generated nearly a million posts on all kinds of subjects and topics.
So come on in and meet the folks like you. Unlike some other forums and social networks, we take the security of personal data very strongly, if you decide to leave us, we don't hang on to your personal details.
The forum is very easy to navigate and use. We have several main categories with 50+ topic sub-categories to post in from Health and Well being through Fun, Music, Chat, Debate and Computer problems including all manner of help topics such as DIY, Cookery, Gardening, Genealogy, Arts & Crafts, Photography and Computer help, Money Matters, not forgetting TV and Cinema discussion areas. We also have regular prize winning competitions and lots of members who are happy to help with all manner of problems in and around the home, you can post a question and it will usually be answered very quickly.
Here are some of our Members Only features:
We have enjoyed a great start to our forum meets and have had loads of forum meets so far and several mini-meets. These are organised meetings where members can come together and enjoy a real life chat amongst friends over a drink and a meal. See a recent public blog entry below.
Fifty Plus Forum is a private forum for the over Fifties. We value our member's privacy more than many other Social Networking forums and as such no information about our membership is used for any advertising or product promotions. We do not sell e-mail addresses and no posts are visible to the general public other than our Front Page area. We do encourage forum sponsorship and our members have benefited from several major company sponsors over the years.
We welcome Guests to the forum but all you can see is this page, the articles and the topics some of our members have chosen to place on our public front page area, the rest of the forum is for members only.
Joining the Forum
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So that was January eh? the wettest since records began? well, it certainly was wet where I live but I feel sorry for all those who have been submerged since before Christmas. Sadly there's more on the way the forecast and with snow and freezing temperatures to come. We've been busy here tidying up the forum layout some more with a streamlined forum index that removes a lot of sub-level searching, it seems to have gone down well, together with amalgamating some of the topic boards, makes life easier for all concerned to post their topics in the right place.
We celebrated our fifth birthday on the 14th of January with a competition to guess the value of a "Pot-O-Cash" and this was entered into by all our regulars and a few who have not been around for some time. We welcome them back to the fold. So we're five years old now and looking forward to the next five or more.
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Do you enjoy reading novels? Fancy an interesting discussion about a book you have read? How about joining our recently formed, but now well established Book Club?
So far we have read two novels and are in the process of reading our third choice. We have had some interesting discussions about our chosen novels and the characters and plots and settings. We are light hearted in our approach and enjoy discovering other posters' reactions and thoughts. There is no hard work involved, just a fun chat about a novel we have all read.
Come on in!
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Do you enjoy photography? Then come right along in, we have dozens of threads covering a wide range of subjects. There's surely one that you could contribute to. We have birds, animals and wild life, sunrises and sunsets, a range of 'whimsy' picture threads with colours as their themes (these give you a chance of exercising those little grey cells) and a 'watery selection' of rivers, fountains etc,
So - come on in - and bring your camera with you! You might even win a prize in one of the photographic competitions that we have from time to time..."
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As we're now classified as a BIG forum as our members have made over 900,000 posts on all kinds of subjects and topics. We had a little party to celebrate We're now nearly at the 1,000,000 posts mark!
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It's been said that people like to see what's in a forum before they join. Other forums that are open to the public (and search engines) offer this facility but we don't. What goes on in this forum stays in this forum, sorry, that's just the way it is.