1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

So Many Members So Little Input

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Caesium, May 30, 2007.

  1. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 26, 2004
    Messages:
    4,879
    Likes Received:
    4
    Is it just me or is this board mostly inhabited by the same regulars?

    Not moaning about it at all, its just that if you take a look at how many members are actually signed up to how many actually post its a ratio of about 35:1 (guess)

    Come on people, don't just spectate; get involved!

    This is THE most welcoming board on the net, although there is one caveat against dimwit posters but thats just life eh!

    I am waiting for someone to turn up on a customer's site whom is late at the moment so i'm listening to tumbleweeds
     
  2. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2004
    Messages:
    12,962
    Likes Received:
    381
    I have to be honest i tend to read a lot,but not post unless i think its relevent etc.
     
  3. Olly_K

    Olly_K Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2000
    Messages:
    2,678
    Likes Received:
    2
    lol.
    i know what you mean. the amount of registrations keep going up and up but usually the posts are made from the regulars.

    I think the newer ppl post in the relevant car section as they has questions, maybe with time they start to join in the random general chat posts !

    When I took on the site and re-developed it, it had 12000 members. It has over 20kk now
     
  4. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 26, 2004
    Messages:
    4,879
    Likes Received:
    4
    ********! you post some right old ****:nyah:
     
  5. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 26, 2004
    Messages:
    4,879
    Likes Received:
    4
    Do you housekeep? I mean delete old unused accounts?
     
  6. madvw

    madvw Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2005
    Messages:
    2,488
    Likes Received:
    2
    perhaps the search button is just being used now?

    or is that just crazy-talk....
     
  7. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2006
    Messages:
    10,300
    Likes Received:
    1,899
    i havnt been on here long, but i try to post when i can, if i know something, or have anything relavent to add!

    i also got bored a few days ago, and started looking around the other car sections, and found that each board seems to have its own little group of regulars.

    i stay around the 8L A3 section, but check the 8P section regularly, so i generally only recognise members from those areas.

    its almost like many members from the car specific sub forums never really cross over onto the rest of the board.

    your certainly right about just a smallish number who post in general chat much!
     
  8. batwad

    batwad Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2006
    Messages:
    864
    Likes Received:
    0
    Maybe all the regulars are scaring off the noobs. A posting amnesty to encourage new growth anyone?
     
  9. SamDude

    SamDude Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2007
    Messages:
    2,102
    Likes Received:
    2
    Best thing to do is use the "New Posts" link to scan through all posts. I've often found interesting discussions on other forum boards that I wouldn't have read otherwise...
     
  10. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2006
    Messages:
    10,300
    Likes Received:
    1,899
    never thought of that! great idea actually......
     
  11. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2007
    Messages:
    545
    Likes Received:
    0
    Come on people, don't just spectate; get involved! :p

    I concur, it does seem like there are very few people who pipe up. So we should challenge people to get involved and now for my plug for the Audi meet please visit the link below. We have 17 now and need more. Come on people GET INVOLVED!!!!!:arco:

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?t=39454
     
  12. L1 HCS

    L1 HCS Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2006
    Messages:
    4,601
    Likes Received:
    6

    Hi Chris, with your smooth keyboard chatting skills, maybe you could go to each car section and introduce them to the - general chat section?
     
  13. Bash_A3

    Bash_A3 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2007
    Messages:
    233
    Likes Received:
    0
    Its not that hard to get involved when there are topics like the word game :)

    I think alot of people probably sign up to use this as a search resource, but whether they post or not there is still a strong community here :yahoo:
     
  14. Justincredible

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2006
    Messages:
    170
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have the same issue with my web forum and car club, except on alot smaller scale. http://www.bowlinggreenmustangs.com/

    We have 600+ members and only about 50 "active" members who post up and participate at our club meets.

    I think for the most part...atleast half of our members sign up, look around, then rarely come back.

    I belive the same happens on most forums.
     
  15. Rich

    Rich Rollin on boost mother hubbards

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2007
    Messages:
    373
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yeah, its true - I run a forum it has 300 people signed up and only about 30 of those have ever posted anything lol. And a lot of people probably sign up to ask a question, get their answer then forget about it.
     
  16. jvbates

    jvbates Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2006
    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    0
    I've been a member for 8 months or so, ever since I was looking for my S4. My post count isnt that high, but I do log on most days and check through the 'new posts'!!

    I don't tent to post too much as usually someone else has already posted the answer! I've also found that overall the forums seem to have a slight bias towards A3/S3 posts which I can't help with!

    Also i'm a member of quite a few other forums such as pistonheads, tyresmoke, rs246.com & detailing world which equally take time to go through the new threads!

    I always enjoy reading new posts and have to agree that Audi-sport.net (along with DetailingWorld) is one of the friendliest forums I visit!
     
  17. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 26, 2004
    Messages:
    4,879
    Likes Received:
    4
    Like this?
    [​IMG]
    GET OVER HERE!!
     
  18. smitch

    smitch Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2006
    Messages:
    1,588
    Likes Received:
    0
    I did then went away but now i'm back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:meeting:
     
  19. smitch

    smitch Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2006
    Messages:
    1,588
    Likes Received:
    0
    Off down the boozer now.

    Hard
     
  20. smitch

    smitch Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2006
    Messages:
    1,588
    Likes Received:
    0
    ...day at the office.

    Dunno what happened there?????????? :think:

    Laters............
     
  21. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 26, 2004
    Messages:
    4,879
    Likes Received:
    4
    Wondered when he'd pipe up
     
  22. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2003
    Messages:
    27,119
    Likes Received:
    2,299
    I think I'm on here too much!, gonna take a time out!! :racer:
     
  23. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2004
    Messages:
    12,962
    Likes Received:
    381
    My name is mark,and i am adicted to the interweb forums and Ebay
     
  24. shineydave

    shineydave Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2006
    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    4
    I'm dave and i'm a post whore
     
  25. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2006
    Messages:
    1,992
    Likes Received:
    0
    My name's al and im an alkieholic
     
  26. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2006
    Messages:
    3,548
    Likes Received:
    3
    Yeah,then they can play my spot the difference game,until scuttla 69 posts the answers.:shutup2:
     
  27. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    9,061
    Likes Received:
    39

    :Flush: Noooo!!
     
  28. Les 51

    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2007
    Messages:
    687
    Likes Received:
    2
    oops!
     
  29. L1 HCS

    L1 HCS Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2006
    Messages:
    4,601
    Likes Received:
    6
    :think:ok.. that's a good start Chris.. :undwech:
     
  30. fallmonk

    fallmonk Turbo Sport

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2004
    Messages:
    1,864
    Likes Received:
    4
    Its just bad social skills that stop people posting on the general chat page lol
     
  31. Rev-head

    Rev-head Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    2,987
    Likes Received:
    7
    Thought i would say hello and not be rude
     
  32. bravepilot

    bravepilot Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2004
    Messages:
    628
    Likes Received:
    0
    :haha: Is this the same LottieA3 I see before me, me thinks not!!!
     
  33. filipharvey

    filipharvey Amusing Tagline

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2006
    Messages:
    519
    Likes Received:
    0
    Well I can't just read this and move on to the next post now can I?!?!

    I must say though, when looking on the main forum page, there are a lot of names that I don't recognise!

    Come on people, post post post!!!
     
  34. FoxyRoxy

    FoxyRoxy New Member

    Joined:
    May 30, 2007
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have only been on this forum for a couple of days, but i am already addicted, so hopefully it won't be long before my post count is up
     
  35. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    9,061
    Likes Received:
    39

    I'm sure it will be.:eyebrows:
     

Share This Page