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  • Lots of lurkers!

    Looking at this morning's numbers...

    There are currently 1270 users browsing this forum. (174 members & 1096 guests).
    Just wondering what's so newsy?
    Or why so shy?
    But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson

  • #2
    could it be because the udbb appears to be down this morning?

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    • #3
      Lots yesterday too. It's sunday, betcha they're wannabe spammers being foiled, Bwahahahaha!
      Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
      Incredible Invisible

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      • #4
        Or maybe they haven't finished their cup of coffee...

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        • #5
          I have noticed that it is always about 90% to 95% of the viewers are not signed in.... usually during the day it will be about 1200 to 1300 viewing

          Given that may of the threads here turn into bloody battle grounds, I can understand why people would rather watch then jump into a discussion only to told they must have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed or worse


          However, how many threads can there be about What is the Latest Free Shipping code of Smart Pack.... gee just look at their ad is all is needed

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          • #6
            I do a lot of looking while not signed in, and then sign in if I want to say something.

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            • #7
              hey clanter any interest in my equestrian home for returning vets from your contact at the vet dept?

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              • #8
                I think that, with so many other web sites out there, there will be more lurkers everyplace and less taking the time to post any one place.
                How we manage our internet time over more choices is part of internet evolution, reflected on COTH as you noticed.

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                • #9
                  I lurk often I only sign in if I want to reply to a thread, or if I'm reading a thread that has heavy posting by someone I have on ignore.
                  Unrepentant carb eater

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by suz View Post
                    hey clanter any interest in my equestrian home for returning vets from your contact at the vet dept?
                    haven't talked with BIL ...did see him over the hilidays however

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                    • #11
                      Thirding the not signing in til necessary thing. It also depends if i'm on my phone or a real computer.
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by charismaryllis View Post
                        Thirding the not signing in til necessary thing. It also depends if i'm on my phone or a real computer.
                        Fourthing.
                        A helmet saved my life.

                        2017 goal: learn to ride like TheHorseProblem, er, a barn rat!

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                        • #13
                          I tend to leave my computer signed in, because I want to make sure I can always explain random houseguests... I mean, because I'm too lazy to log out.

                          This means I sometimes account for a logged in user and a guest user at the same time, if I'm away from home and reading on my lunch break at work or on my phone.
                          Halt Near X | Horse Bloggers - Blog Directory

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                          • #14
                            I'm also in the I don't sign in crowd. I lurk a bunch- simply because unless I have a question, I generally don't have a lot to offer advise wise I enjoy reading/lurking, because I learn a lot.

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                            • #15
                              Often when you see that many, and not logged in, it's Googlebots or another search engine's spiders crawling the forum and indexing threads.
                              Flickr

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                              • #16
                                I lurked over a year, finally got the nerve to sign in and start posting. Its kinda scary, cause I am not computor savy, and I have trouble spelling when I am headachy, or tired, or painful, so I worried about being judged in a cruel manner.

                                Finally DD talked me into trying this out because I was going bat poop crazy being locked in side so much with winter and all. So mabey some lurk due to lack of guts like me.

                                By the way Hi everyone!!
                                Just like our eyes, our hearts have a way of adjusting to the dark.--Adam Stanley

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Hulk View Post
                                  I lurked over a year, finally got the nerve to sign in and start posting. Its kinda scary, cause I am not computor savy, and I have trouble spelling when I am headachy, or tired, or painful, so I worried about being judged in a cruel manner.

                                  Finally DD talked me into trying this out because I was going bat poop crazy being locked in side so much with winter and all. So mabey some lurk due to lack of guts like me.

                                  By the way Hi everyone!!
                                  Welcome!

                                  With a name like Hulk, I think it is not you who should be scared.

                                  Cool name.

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                                  • #18
                                    Bluey, thankyou for the welcome. And the name is because I am much like the fictional character. I am very mild mannered, and only get mad about once every 5 years, but when it happens, lets just say its not pretty.
                                    Just like our eyes, our hearts have a way of adjusting to the dark.--Adam Stanley

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                                    • #19
                                      One of the legion of lurkers checking in to verify that I am not a spam bot!

                                      I only sign in when I post and I only post after I've read; therefore, I rarely have time to post! This is my second sign-on account. I've been lurking on these boards for over ten years and I've never been able to keep up with it. I think that's a good thing .
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Hulk View Post
                                        Bluey, thankyou for the welcome. And the name is because I am much like the fictional character. I am very mild mannered, and only get mad about once every 5 years, but when it happens, lets just say its not pretty.

                                        Good to know that.
                                        Won't have to sit on your head then but once every five years.
                                        That is good.

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