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Old 08-12-2016, 01:52 AM
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It feels that the 5 initial posts thing is like a test.. because first of all it is difficult to figure out what does it actually mean and where can you actually write your posts.
When you finally figure out where you can write your five posts, the question that arises is what to write. I can write a post for my introduction. Done. What next..
how can i post something in the Technical Support section if i don't have much hands on experience of posting on this site.
third task is choosing a topic which will be apt to post on accessible forums for the first five posts.

it's just my opinion. Of course there will be many writers who think differently

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Old 08-16-2016, 10:35 PM
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Right. Well, I'm sure you can imagine what these forums would look like if you could just post immediately. It would definitely be filled with quality works and lost of comments.

I hope the sarcasm was clear. If it wasn't this hopefully clarifies.
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Old 08-16-2016, 10:35 PM
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But yes, it definitely sucks
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Old 08-18-2016, 07:09 PM
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It's so you can look back later and realize how much of a rube you were in the beginning.

Just kidding.

The idea is to get new members involved in the boards. You, no doubt, have something you wish us to see, and you'd like to know what we think of it.

The best way to get feedback is to give some, by going to the boards, finding something that interests you, reading it, and then giving your honest opinion. There's a post. If someone responds to your post, and you respond in turn, there's another post, and you've begun a dialogue.

Interesting conversations can ensue, people will remember seeing you as an active member, and anything you post will have a much better chance of being noticed.

Try to avoid one-liner posts which are obviously made only to bump the count, and it helps to read the FAQs so you can get an idea of what will fly and what won't.

That said, jump in!
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I understand the frustration with the multiple posts requirement. I am new to WB and started with the intention of throwing myself into the forums and showing my writing before I got cold feet. But I also understand the reasoning. I want people to actually read my stories and make thoughtful suggestions that I can respect, not shove out the same generic comment to every writer.

So does this count as one of my posts?
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Old 08-25-2016, 10:10 AM
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I understand the frustration with the multiple posts requirement. I am new to WB and started with the intention of throwing myself into the forums and showing my writing before I got cold feet. But I also understand the reasoning. I want people to actually read my stories and make thoughtful suggestions that I can respect, not shove out the same generic comment to every writer.

So does this count as one of my posts?
Yes.
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i think its a test...
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I agree. I think I understand the need to make five posts, but why can't they make it clear how many I've done, or how many I need?
I think I've done at least three others, but how would I know for sure?


If you're going to create a limit such as things, wouldn't it be logical to give users a clearly visible system to track such a thing?


**And, of course -- now that I've said that....I see the number of posts made in the upper corner of the box for this reply. But still, it's not exactly obvious. (blush)
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Doesn't matter, you're in now.

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Doesn't matter, you're in now.

Welcome x

Cool. Now I don't have to wash the dishes anymore.
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Cool. Now I don't have to wash the dishes anymore.
That's right Nick - you've been promoted.

Here's your mop...
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That's right Nick - you've been promoted.

Here's your mop...
Finally some one to dance with that will let me lead.
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what about that trixie stuff, nicky? edit: u just flirt w/ everything that goes on around here
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People are allowed opinions, they do not need to be an expert. Very few of us are experts.

If someone were to review my post and say, I do not understand the mechanics, but as a reader, "I did not like this bit, and this bit felt odd"... That is incredibly helpful.
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@nicky, in the raaaaaaaaaaaain bringgs the suunsshhiiiiine! i'll beee there for you, you knooooooww!
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Originally Posted by Chinspinner View Post
People are allowed opinions, they do not need to be an expert. Very few of us are experts.

If someone were to review my post and say, I do not understand the mechanics, but as a reader, "I did not like this bit, and this bit felt odd"... That is incredibly helpful.
yep, itís all in the feel ... you can feel something without the observation of it and that matters, that is the real real
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yep, itís all in the feel ... you can feel something without the observation of it and that matters, that is the real real
Nah, just some crap I invented. Only the real real is real.
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Old 09-21-2018, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Chinspinner View Post
Nah, just some crap I invented. Only the real real is real.
yeah, in the feel, ffs was asleep, pillow over head, nite, love ya
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