My question, as we stand on the awful brink of another Monday, is this.
What tactics does our forum queen (all hail Beth) use that makes her forum threads so wildly interactive and popular. It is a tactic we can all learn from in my opinion. Few others rouse the masses with such incredibly fast replies and vast numbers of comments. Preferably the Queen her self should comment here. As it is a thread regarding her technique. I kid you not, I am fascinated.
Ugh, I know it said not to comment, but ppl barely tolerate me now. I think if they hear any more of that queen stuff they'll be getting their torches and pitchforks.
Perhaps they are sharpening them now? Your ravid readers want to know. what kind of magic you possess to start such viciously, commented forums.
Im pretty sure they're no different than anyone else's. I like ppl's stories, so I post more questions about getting to know ppl... I don't know anything about seo or panda or penguin. We all post our interests I spose.
(I think you meant *avid readers, which if you look at my stats, you'll see I have none. lol)
Nay Nay oh queen.For I,Sir Arthritis,shall defend your virtue with my rather pitted armor...that screeches cause I need to oil the joints...as I ride into battle upon my rusty,I mean Trusty horsey...who has Alzheimer's and cant remember how to get out of the drive way.....
So with the Arthritis comment and the Cheap Trick name... I would guess you are 40-50 years old?
I can't help it... I always have to solve a mystery.
Pre coffee responses are not my strong suit. So, how bout this weather?
I know a troll when I see one. Maybe the reason you find it so easy to pick fights with so many ppl on the forum is b/c you find it easy to hide behind your many avatars. I wonder if you would be so brave as to say the things you say with your real name and pic. posted?
I hope that was not directed at me. Because I am not sure where that came from.
I have taken you for a troll from day one. You tend to create a whole lot of drama. Having real life friends on the forum seemed suspect too. I had seen some of your arguments with other posters and I tried to avoid it. Trolls tend to pick a person to focus on and eventually start a thread about them. Ive had many threads with my name on them, maybe b/c I appear to be outgoing, so when I saw yours, I was not surprised. However, as trolls tend to target ppl, it just cemented in my mind that you were one.
If you're just an ordinary person with some issues like the rest of us, then feel free to ignore my remarks, but if you are just trolling the forum... Ive had my fill of trolls. I don't want to play.
ya im not a troll and resent that. You did not realy mention that this is not the first time you insinuate someone targeting you. That may be the real issue. You believe your self so important that others target you. This thread was meant just for fun cause I thought we got along all right. You seem to have a complex that needs dealt with this morning and for that no one can help you. What seems troll is you suddenly picking a fight with me over this thread. That is suspect in itself as you had no problem with any of it till today.
Oh, and dont mention my real life friends it is not relevant. They are my business and if you have some sort of problem that you did not mention here that lead to all this maybe you should bring it up, since you want to get personal with me.
I still dont have a problem with you, but since you say you have viewed me as a troll from day one then It appears you have a problem with me. Please go somewhere and deal with whatever your complex is this morning and dont get into stuff that you may get upset further over.
Frankly the next person that yells troll is getting reported for personal attacks. It is out of line to insinuate that about me because I am not a troll in any way. I can understand if someone actually does something troll like. But review all of my threads and comments, I only ever comment back negatively when I am defending my self.
Actulay yes, exactly one other person, PoeticFailosophy. When I called them on the ethics of creating a forum account the bullies another person and their work. Exactly like I said, people want to yell troll when someone defends someone or something.
I really cant believe that you stooped so low beth and called me a troll. I thought you were smarter and more dignified than that. Its like when you learn that their is no santa. Its a major disappointment. I always associate those that use that word so loosely with desperation during an argument.
You can do whatever you want... it's a free world and a relatively free forum, but you might want to just relax a little bit. Im all for creating new threads and defending your beliefs etc. but when you get in this many arguments over things that don't have to do with a specific belief, be it religion or politics etc... it's time to look at what you're putting out there. If you're putting a troll vibe out there, ppl are gonna lean that way. Start over. We all deserve a mulligan or two.
It is Ok Beth, I have tried to start over and this is actually the first sort of argument I have had since my very public apology. I do not stalk or follow you in any way and frankly have no desire to. If it looks like I post in every thread you start it is true, I find that everyone else has nothing but business as usual in mind in their threads. Writing is stress and your threads tend to let others unwind.
We must be careful with arguments or convos like this. I have been reported by people that never participated in the thread and just watched. And have had two account bans as a result. They sent me emails that said that they wanted me to stop coming on the site. Those got reported but all it got was lost accolades for me, and a lower hub score.
Fine with me. LOL gald its not as bad as it looked. And I dont assume you reported me if that matters. LOL I dont think of you as a "mommy fly", we all remember that word. LOl
Ah bless you my child.I am a few score and a few more years old.It takes a Looong time to get this weird...at least that's what the voices are telling me...
Lot of fighting everywhere today. If you are starting to lose you temper, Beth, we are in serious trouble.
To the contrary, trolls have a calming effect on me... I understand their motivation. It's those that hate openly that mess with my mind.
I just can't tune into this thread at all. 'Fraid, I don't have a clue what is going on.
I've got to get me some of that self-control. I just finished not getting into a religious debate over my latest hub and am patting myself on the back, but I wouldn't call the result "calming" by any means.
Well we all have our breaking points. Im playing scrabble at the moment and one of my opponents words was "patience"... a good reminder I thought, one I needed this morning.
I just can not figure you out Beth. Are you getting mad about this thread? If so shame, it was a joke and a bit of a compliment. If I am way off let me know but I think my reading comprehension is well enough to understand most of this. And as for the troll stuff, that seems a bit beneath you, honestly. Even if it was not directed at me, again correct me if I am wrong. But your not the type that goes around using internet cliches.
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