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Clarkafella Oct 12, 2013 09:34 AM

Has the number of people who use this site gone up or down? I know for sure that the number of responses from the areas I try to follow has dropped dramatically in the last few months, and unfortunately, that makes the site less and less useful to me! Anyone else?

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    Bkeats RE: Clarkafella Oct 12, 2013 10:58 AM

    Maybe the number of users hasn't changed much but the number of useful users has declined in my experience. But there are still some insightful posters. Wish there were more. Even as I type this I realize that there will be those who read this and say if you want better posts why don't you start with yourself?

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      almond tree RE: Bkeats Oct 13, 2013 11:16 AM

      Actually I read your comment and wondered what you think of as a useful post.
      Then I started thinking about what I consider to be a worthwhile post.
      Still working on it.

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        Bkeats RE: almond tree Oct 15, 2013 10:06 AM

        A useful post is something that says more than "is" or "is not." I find that too many threads to devolve into that basic argument. Tell me why. Not because. Don't give me the supposed Gertrude Stein philosophy test version.

    2. greygarious RE: Clarkafella Oct 14, 2013 02:57 PM

      You can find some numbers here: http://boardreader.com/sp/Chowhound_B...

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        Bkeats RE: greygarious Oct 15, 2013 10:09 AM

        Hey, never knew that existed. Learned something today. Top 10 posters don't surprise me.

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          melpy RE: greygarious Oct 20, 2013 12:06 PM

          This was super interesting.

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            HillJ RE: melpy Oct 20, 2013 02:11 PM

            greyg, you made the list!

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              greygarious RE: HillJ Oct 20, 2013 03:30 PM

              Oops, time to get out more!

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                HillJ RE: greygarious Oct 20, 2013 03:45 PM

                ;0 )

        2. iL Divo RE: Clarkafella Oct 26, 2013 02:36 PM

          yep

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