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abdul Jul 2nd, 2002 05:19 PM

Do you bother responding to a post if it has more than 100 replies?
 
<BR>Do you bother responding to a post if it has more than 100 replies? <BR><BR>Let's face it, people. At that point, the discussion is over. No one's even reading your reply at that point. <BR><BR>Lots of loud mouths, but no one's listening...<BR><BR>Take the "Where are you right now?" post, for example. If you've read all of the replies on that, you're a serious loser.

Suzy Jul 2nd, 2002 05:22 PM

I certainly don'tbother. I assume that the question has been thoroughly answered, and the extra posts are off-topic, abuse, idle chit-chat, or all 3.<BR><BR>Plus, even though I have a fast cable modem. those really long threads take a long time to load, so I have to be really curious to check one out.

Statia Jul 2nd, 2002 06:13 PM

I agree. I don't bother. Unless, of course, I've been following the thread for some time.<BR><BR>

cd Jul 2nd, 2002 06:15 PM

No. Do not even read.

More the merrier Jul 2nd, 2002 06:26 PM

Of course. Sometimes there is an interesting discussion and sometimes, although rarely, there are pretty funny responses -- like the Viking thread.

Feff Jul 2nd, 2002 06:31 PM

Sometimes I get bored! Feff

kam Jul 2nd, 2002 06:32 PM

No, usually they've left the original question and it's just bickering at that point.

omar Jul 2nd, 2002 07:42 PM

Sometimes it is bickering and sometimes it is funny and sometimes it is boring and sometimes it is interesting.Like this question.

bored Jul 2nd, 2002 08:11 PM

no

x Jul 2nd, 2002 08:40 PM

I quit after 9. <BR>

kyle Jul 3rd, 2002 02:21 AM

nope.

xx Jul 3rd, 2002 04:34 AM

No, I figure most replies are by the same people using different names.

M. Jul 3rd, 2002 04:51 AM

No, I don't.

sue Jul 3rd, 2002 05:18 AM

only if im really bored and want somethin fun to read. but not too much free time these days. i do like it if it some of the last replies are recent though.

xxx Jul 3rd, 2002 06:58 AM

If a post receives more than 25 hits it generally seems to denigrate into a a free-for-all rather than have anything to do with the original topic. I never open or read anything with more than 25 replies, since it always seems to consist of two people with multiple aliases who are bickering back and forth.


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