The Oddfellows

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The Oddfellows

Post by planteria » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:37 pm

anyone here a member of any of the various Oddfellows friendly societies?
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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by pabenny » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:25 am

I'm not.
Why do you ask?

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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by planteria » Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:46 am

i'm curious.

i'm a member of The Oddfellows since they absorbed The Druids Sheffield Friendly Society.... so i'm now a member of the catchily titled The Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity Friendly Society Limited :mrgreen:. i'm not sure what i will continue with membership when my product matures though..

and i've been invited to join another Order of Oddfellows, so just wondered who here may be aboard.

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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by Sarah » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:08 pm

The only Oddfellows that I'd previously heard of is a pub in Keswick! :P
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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by pabenny » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:05 pm

So not spotting a new carpetbagging opportunity, then.

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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by planteria » Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:12 pm

yes, lots of pubs around the country are called The Oddfellows, or variations thereof, as they were named after the Oddfellows lodges that held their meetings there.

and always looking for opportunities pab :mrgreen:.

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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by planteria » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:32 pm

is patientperson still around these parts? - if so, are you an odd fellow pp? :mrgreen:.
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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by blythburgh » Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:27 pm

The Odddfellows in Pakefield is a nice little pub.
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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by patientperson » Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:48 pm

planteria wrote:id patientperson still around these parts? - if so, are you an odd fellow pp? :mrgreen:.
Indeed I am .. Unity Mutual (renamed from Manchester Oddfellows) .. still have policies with former Sheffield Druids.

Also .. on a tiny scale .. member of Grand United Order Oddfellows.

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Re: The Oddfellows

Post by planteria » Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:18 pm

yes pp, as a fellow former Druid i have a little plan with The Oddfellows: Unity Mutual that will mature in a few years. i'm not sure what would happen to the proceeds if we don't cash in, perhaps an offer to convert into a bond [-i see min £1k investment]? when they took over Druids it was difficult to even find their financial products online, but now they've rebranded they are easy enough to find and understand.

tell me more about Grand United Order of Oddfellows [GUOOFS] pp..

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