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Is It Just Me?

Postby melking » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:33 am

Is it just me or are the number of post down on the site. Seems to me like whenever I check in, very few new post seem to be up. Anyone?
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby M-5 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:37 am

Yep, people are leaving in droves or don't want to comment . Alot of good ones have left.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby Bigfoot » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am

I have noticed it. Not sure why they are leaving. Nobody currently posting is a jerk. Nobody trolling us at the moment.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:06 am

Not here, but many parts of the country are in full swing with good weather. I'd assume that everyone is just getting busy, or have moved on to Facebook.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby Bright Raven » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:32 am

I think the Moderators have made a difference in volume, if indeed volume is really down or just perceived to be down. There is less tolerance for posting political and religious content. I am not sure how objective and unbiased the moderators are but regardless, they have reined in some of the bad behavior and endless banter. I think the forum could be improved if Macon wanted it improved. My guess is, he has bigger fish to fry.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby TennesseeTuxedo » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:34 am

M-5 wrote:Yep, people are leaving in droves or don't want to comment . Alot of good ones have left.


And yet back you came.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby J&D Cattle » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:45 am

It seems there is less and less actual cattle discussion and I generally won't engage outside of that to be honest.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby M-5 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:47 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
M-5 wrote:Yep, people are leaving in droves or don't want to comment . Alot of good ones have left.


And yet back you came.

I think your wrong Bigfoot.

Bigfoot wrote:I have noticed it. Not sure why they are leaving. Nobody currently posting is a jerk. Nobody trolling us at the moment.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby ChrisB » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:50 am

Bright Raven wrote:I think the Moderators have made a difference in volume, if indeed volume is really down or just perceived to be down. There is less tolerance for posting political and religious content. I am not sure how objective and unbiased the moderators are but regardless, they have reined in some of the bad behavior and endless banter. I think the forum could be improved if Macon wanted it improved. My guess is, he has bigger fish to fry.


Totally agree. Maybe it's just me, but the banter is what made the sight fun to read. I don't like when things get out of hand with personal attacks, but I enjoy hearing different points of view. Now it seems like a lot of repeating topics discussed several times in the past, at least in regards to cattle.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby Bigfoot » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:55 am

ChrisB wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:I think the Moderators have made a difference in volume, if indeed volume is really down or just perceived to be down. There is less tolerance for posting political and religious content. I am not sure how objective and unbiased the moderators are but regardless, they have reined in some of the bad behavior and endless banter. I think the forum could be improved if Macon wanted it improved. My guess is, he has bigger fish to fry.


Totally agree. Maybe it's just me, but the banter is what made the sight fun to read. I don't like when things get out of hand with personal attacks, but I enjoy hearing different points of view. Now it seems like a lot of repeating topics discussed several times in the past, at least in regards to cattle.


I can tell ya what somebody is going post, before I even start reading their response.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby Bright Raven » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:00 pm

ChrisB wrote:Totally agree. Maybe it's just me, but the banter is what made the sight fun to read. I don't like when things get out of hand with personal attacks, ........


If you figure out how to keep it from getting out of hand, there is a Place In The White House for a man with your skills. Lol
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby herofan » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:23 pm

ChrisB wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:I think the Moderators have made a difference in volume, if indeed volume is really down or just perceived to be down. There is less tolerance for posting political and religious content. I am not sure how objective and unbiased the moderators are but regardless, they have reined in some of the bad behavior and endless banter. I think the forum could be improved if Macon wanted it improved. My guess is, he has bigger fish to fry.


Totally agree. Maybe it's just me, but the banter is what made the sight fun to read. I don't like when things get out of hand with personal attacks, but I enjoy hearing different points of view. Now it seems like a lot of repeating topics discussed several times in the past, at least in regards to cattle.


Ive heard about heated topics here, but I don’t think I’ve ever witnessed one. I always hear about it after the dust settles, or perhaps I did read it and didn’t consider it a big deal. I’ve been on several forums over the years, and it still amuses me that things can get out of hand in a cattle forum. The thought of debates over loose mineral vs blocks doesn’t really bring out the beast in me.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby melking » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:39 pm

Sad, but I guess everything has to change.
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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby ga.prime » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:41 pm

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Re: Is It Just Me?

Postby TennesseeTuxedo » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:45 pm

M-5 wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
M-5 wrote:Yep, people are leaving in droves or don't want to comment . Alot of good ones have left.


And yet back you came.

I think your wrong Bigfoot.

Bigfoot wrote:I have noticed it. Not sure why they are leaving. Nobody currently posting is a jerk. Nobody trolling us at the moment.


I was just reflecting on the big production you made when you left here and your vow to never return.

What happened?
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