Who here reads threads that have many pages?

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Imported, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. Imported

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    Thumper_10x7_CA: As I browse through the postings here on LPSG I've noticed that I don't usually read threads that have more than 3 or 4 pages. Only if I've posted to that thread or if it's a subject that peeks my curiosity do I open the longer subjects. Otherwise I just steer clear and move on.
    I was just curious if I'm an oddball (which could very well be the case, that short attention span.... Oh, what was I saying? :D )
    Anyone else like me?
     
  2. Pecker

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    Well, Tony, many of us have been here for a long time, and, having read many of those multi-page posts one reply at a time, we only need to click on the latest page to keep up.

    As for you newer guys - serves you right not being here when the subject was first brought up. You deserve to have to read thousands of posts to catch up. ;)

    Pecker

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    Two criteria, Thumper -- the subject/the amount of time I have. I've been a member long enough to have read lots of the threads, as Pecker pointed out, so I can just read the latest ones, building on those previously read.

    I like having the loooong ones on cool subjects, the others I just scroll by, as you do.

    Luke
     
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    wvalady1968: [quote author=Pecker link=board=99;num=1072965767;start=0#1 date=01/01/04 at 06:28:57] Well, Tony, many of us have been here for a long time, and, having read many of those multi-page posts one reply at a time, we only need to click on the latest page to keep up.

    As for you newer guys - serves you right not being here when the subject was first brought up.  You deserve to have to read thousands of posts to catch up.  ;)

    Pecker
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    I read most of the posts, even those with several pages, soon after I joined lpsg. I read them because so many were so fascinating and foreign to my way of thinking at the time.

    Now that I've been here a while, I know how often a new member starts a thread about a topic that's already been covered, often ad nauseum. It makes me wish that we had a rule that every new member must read all the previous posts. And take notes. Perhaps pass a short quiz?

    :D
     
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