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Old 08-23-2014, 05:26 PM   #1
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does anyone else notice that some members post a few times and then are never heard from again?

do they just join to find out some specific information, and then just disappear, never to be heard from again?
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Old 08-23-2014, 05:29 PM   #2
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Ummm, yeah, I think so....pretty sure.

Why don't we go through and weed out the members with a low post count who haven't posted in a certain time period? (Don't worry Axxxe, you're fine.)
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Old 08-23-2014, 05:36 PM   #3
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Ummm, yeah, I think so....pretty sure.

Why don't we go through and weed out the members with a low post count who haven't posted in a certain time period? (Don't worry Axxxe, you're fine.)
it's like they just have specific concern or question, and get the answer and then never come back.

granted when i joined the forum, it was about guns in specific, but i stayed because of the members and the social type atmosphere. if not for FTF, i probably wouldn't have any friends!
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If my first post received some of the responses I have seen, I would not have returned. I have been guilty of this as well. I plan to try to restrain myself in the future. No promises.
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If my first post received some of the responses I have seen, I would not have returned. I have been guilty of this as well. I plan to try to restrain myself in the future. No promises.
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I've joined other specialty forums when researching things or getting ready to buy something, then dropped out.
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I've joined other specialty forums when researching things or getting ready to buy something, then dropped out.
i think many here did the same thing. i know i did personally. but some just get what information they can or need and then disappear. some of us stay around.
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because perhaps that forum didn't hold my interest...but if I LIKE a forum, you are stuck with me..LOL. Guess where FTF fell?

I was on audiokarma.org for years...
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I think some people join the forum just to try to start a fight. Then they move on. There is one guy that had 30 posts over a period of like 2 years. I simply followed his post by encouraging him to post more. He ended up sending me a nasty pm. I don't know what is wrong with people.
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I guess I could understand them wanting information from probably the "Best Weapons Forum" and whos members are the most knowledgeable. But what really agrivates me is when they come on post a thread with a question and never respond to the members who have provided them with the information they requested?\! Never to be heard from again! Even a "Thank You" would be appreciated!

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