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So Many Members So Little Input

Caesium May 30, 2007

  1. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    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 quattro Audi A4

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    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

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    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

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    ********! you post some right old ****:nyah:
     
  5. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    Do you housekeep? I mean delete old unused accounts?
     
  6. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    perhaps the search button is just being used now?

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

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    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

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    Maybe all the regulars are scaring off the noobs. A posting amnesty to encourage new growth anyone?
     
  9. SamDude

    SamDude Active Member

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    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!!!!

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    never thought of that! great idea actually......
     
  11. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    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

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    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

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    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

    Justincredible Member

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Like this?
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    GET OVER HERE!!
     
  18. smitch

    smitch Active Member

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    I did then went away but now i'm back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:meeting:
     
  19. smitch

    smitch Active Member

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    Off down the boozer now.

    Hard
     
  20. smitch

    smitch Active Member

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    ...day at the office.

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

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

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    Wondered when he'd pipe up
     
  22. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    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 quattro Audi A4

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    My name is mark,and i am adicted to the interweb forums and Ebay
     
  24. shineydave

    shineydave Member

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    I'm dave and i'm a post whore
     
  25. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    My name's al and im an alkieholic
     
  26. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    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 Team Floret Silver quattro Audi A3 Black Edition TDi

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    :Flush: Noooo!!
     
  28. Les 51

    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    oops!
     
  29. L1 HCS

    L1 HCS Active Member

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    :think:ok.. that's a good start Chris.. :undwech:
     
  30. fallmonk

    fallmonk Turbo Sport

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    Its just bad social skills that stop people posting on the general chat page lol
     
  31. Rev-head

    Rev-head Active Member

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    Thought i would say hello and not be rude
     
  32. bravepilot

    bravepilot Member

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    :haha: Is this the same LottieA3 I see before me, me thinks not!!!
     
  33. filipharvey

    filipharvey Amusing Tagline

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    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

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    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 Team Floret Silver quattro Audi A3 Black Edition TDi

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    I'm sure it will be.:eyebrows:
     

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