Passive members!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by funjen, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. funjen

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    Just wondering. There always seems to be a lot of people viewing but not posting of SF. Are they casual visitors or do a lot of people take a more passive role on the forum?
     
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    We do get a lot of lurkers here.....bit of a shame really, but that seems to be the norm with forums like this....
    You only have to look at the membership......nearly 52,000 verses only 1160 or so that actually contribute......:eyes
     
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    I post, and catch hell for it.
     
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    ...And even fewer that contribute at any given time.
     
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    I think so many just have questions and are looking for answers....so they do just that, look and look. Without specifically posting any questions to avoid feeling embarrassed or something. Then you also have your spammers, which is another story altogether.
     
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    I am just shy...
     
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    Its the voyeur in me.. cant help it.

    Damn.. now my secret is out!
     
  10. Trond

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    I have been visiting without contributing much lately. Other things have taken up time, and sometimes the more "technical" topics are about kinky stuff that I'm not into. But I really like most of the people on these forums as I find them generally less judgmental than many others, so I check it out from time to time to see what people are discussing.
     
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    Well at least I got a load of responses! I wasn't being critical of those that just like to watch btw just curious as to what different people get out of the forum
     
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    Been here 9 years now.
    Contributed some but these days scan with occasional comment as the mood strikes.
    Many topics revisited others done to death eg penis size.
    Met some great folks here whom I would never encounter otherwise in normal life.
    I have some favourites but they come, stay awhile then inexplicably disappear.
    It leaves one sort of pining for them but soon enough other scintillating characters happen along :)
    Still it is a global family to which I am happy to belong to especially as we embrace sexuality and many folks here as myself tend to be more focused on that than most others :D
    Others do Facebook, Twitter or other social media we do it on :sf
     
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  13. CaramelLady

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    A working mom here I do try to log on as much as I can. I try to leave behind something each time I visit. Unfortunately I don't have a much time to comment as I would like.
    Additionally some topics are done over and over. Yet we do have the membership to support more activity. I will do my part and contribute more.

    One thing I do... I always respond first to PM, visitor messages, and photo comments. I feel that is someone takes the time to drop you a note, it is common courtesy to respond.

    Sorry rambling.. bur funjen is right. Even if just 5% of our community participated daily we could have a more vibrant community.

    I have only been here a short time and the people here are wonderful!
     
  14. CaramelLady

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    You might, but it makes it interesting. We all don't have to have the same point of view. Plus....even though you speak your mind I have yet to see you be rude.

    So post away!
     
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    Most of us are just shy...
     
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    i try try to post somethiung each time i visit. seems we do have many lurekers, too.
     
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    I've been visiting and posting when I can. I used to be very active but lately I've been busy with work and trying to handle and take care of some nagging injuries that will require surgical procedures once workmens comp clears them...*sigh*
     
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    Usually on here lying in bed and sometimes just catch up and then go to sleep.
     
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    I like to post, but don't always have something to say. Some of the things people post about are lets just say off my radar lol I don't want to sound like a complete newb
     
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    For a while there I was posting 8,9,10 times a day......but then the real world creeps in and there's just too much to do ....'twas a sad day when I saw a 14 hour old post in the " latest posts" box....:ugh