Lurkers... lurking.

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  1. Rugbypup

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    Why do people lurk on websites?

    I'm mean some folks say nothing, for years, if at all.

    What's that all about?

    ...just out of idol curiosity.
     
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    haha just came out from the shadows a few minutes before this thread

    i don't know... shy maybe? or ashamed? who knows.
     
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    Shy, ashamed?

    Why is that then?
     
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    dunno. closet homo feelings, maybe? and shy cuz they don't think they measure up.

    also, maybe they are just coming here for w/o and that's it.
     
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    Many people lurk, I suspect, because they don't want to become involved at the site other than to read what is available. They have no need to socialize here—they've viewed the natives and have chosen not to step off the boat. There are those that are afraid to write because they have seen the negative responses that some have gotten and choose not to write. There are times I have absolutely no interest in posting and briefly peruse the site as a visitor. Many people have a life outside of LPSG and prefer to spend their time in that world.
     
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    ajkyo, you have absolutely NO reason to be ashamed!! You are a very handsome young man.
     
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    Lurkers? Interesting. The dynamics of such sites means that one shouldn't really say anything unless it is important or vaguely interesting. I am a gregarious fellow so interact well. I perhaps add amusing messages where they are not appreciated.

    However, I have noticed that in chat there is a little coterie that excludes other people. You know the crowd, never matured beyond their high school years. In short, people with no manners.That inhibits many people. If only the mutual appreciation crowd that "infest" chat had something valuable to contribute apart from, "Wow", "awesome". Must be murder sat next to them at a dinner party.

    Funny old worls, aint it!
     
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    In read pen to, thanks for correcting my grammatical oversight, lol.
     
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    Any time, Pup.:biggrin1: I'll even fix your spelling.

    You never have to worry about any of that when you are lurking.
     
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    Are you an English teacher Sam?.Do you do detention duty?.:biggrin1:
     
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    Seliplng is not nsesecray.

    As lnog as the frsit and lsat lteters are in the rgiht palces, the hamun biarn can udrentsnad amolst aynhting.
     
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    Holy crackers, I must be dyslexic! :eek::rolleyes:
     
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    I flluy ustnarnd. Tahnk yuo frp eplxiannig taht em.

    Not erevynoe hsa taht alibtiy. Dsicnotnetoyb si os cfonsued. Myaeb eh si mtenlaly cahlenlged. :biggrin:
     
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    Grate riplie Rugbypup. Lets ope tat Sam keaps uz in detenton twogever.:biggrin1:
     
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