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The number of posts...

The number of posts in this forum is a function of a free available time. The more messages posted by an individual, the less he or she is busy. Seriously, what you think?

Not A Guru
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

That's the way it works for me.

 
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Hmm, not for me. I post more when Im in the productive mode. The days when I post alot are also the days when I write alot of code.

When Im chilling I dont want to discuss computer stuff.

Eric Debois
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Not A Guru, I think you are absolutely right. The only comment I like to add is when you spend your time on JOS, most of my posts are after-work. You shouldn't spend billable hours surfing JOS unless you are checking on whether someone has answered your OP.

For me, I get home or if I can't sleep, I surf to JOS, read a few threads, post 10, and then leave it until next day. I spend a lot of time posting on JOS, 20 minutes on average, otherwise you won't see so many posts. I am don't know of other high posters like Philo spend a lot of time though. I don't read as much as I should though, that's why most of the time my replies are totally wacked and rarely matches what the OP is discussing lol. Usually I answer to the original poster (and ignore all other replies) to reduce the amount of time necessary to spend on JOS. I only read what's interesting to me.

Li-fan Chen
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

"You shouldn't spend billable hours surfing JOS unless you are checking on whether someone has answered your OP."


Hehe, good one.

Mr Fancypants
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

:P

Li-fan Chen
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Posting to internet message boards is definitely a zero-sum activity.

Norrick
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

I post most when I am at my keyboard being productive, I use JoS as 5 minute breathers every so often. It keeps me amused and fresh.

Having said that, it also depends on how boring this site has been getting...

Aussie Chick
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

It is called mult-tasking, I am IRC, googlegroups,this forum, yahoo groups, regular-job, hobby projects, all in 8 hours.

Berlin Brown
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

I check JOS after completing pieces of work, so more posts means more success.

By the way, Aussie Chick is right. JOS is getting boring.


Tuesday, May 25, 2004

I've always found time, even in the busiest projects, to mentally unwind for a second and post a couple of pompous, self-righteous diatribes. I guess it depends on how you fill your downtime: Some people look out the window, others hang around the water cooler, and some post on message boards.

Dennis Forbes
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Some hang out in pubs! I need a drink, what a Monday, er, Tuesday, anyone in Toronto for a drink?

Li-fan Chen
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Joel must be extremely busy these days then, by your hypothesis. I don't think he's posted much for ages.

Hopefully, we'll all see the fruits of his labo[u]r with the new CityDesk.

Steve Jones (UK)
Wednesday, May 26, 2004

There is definetly a positive correlation between the number of posts by me and the state of my depression. This is only indirectly linked to productivity.

Just me (Sir to you)
Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Hmmmmm, and how long have you been connecting this calculus of depression and typing into text boxes?

Simon Lucy
Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Agree with the OP

Tapiwa
Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Well, the couple of posts here on how boring this place has become, is perhaps my cue adding to many such previous comments here. I am a relatively new entrant here and I shall stop adding to your boredom.

For the sake of my pride I shall remain anonymous and I promise it will not be long till you find who I am. Not that it matters an iota.

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish.

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Friday, May 28, 2004

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