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Roger’s ‘5000 posts - Get a Life’ topic got me thinking. What are the reasons you read and post messages on GameSquad? Using the list below, give me your percentages adding to 100% of how you spend your time on GS.


* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
* I like posting in the General discussion area
* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
* The VASL area is why I’m here
* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
* I’m only here for the SK topics
* I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
* I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
* The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
* I read and post in other GS areas
* I got nowhere else to go!
* Other: ___________________________________
 

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Here’s my percentages:

10 * I like watching and participating in the flame wars (or starting)
50 * I like posting in the General discussion area
5 * I’m here to read the scenario AARs
5 * I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
0 * The VASL area is why I’m here
20 * I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
0 * I’m only here for the SK topics
0 * I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
5 * I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
0 * I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
5 * The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
0 * I read and post in other GS areas
0 * I got nowhere else to go!
0 * Other: ___________________________________
 

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10 I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
10 I like posting in the General discussion area
15 I’m here to read the scenario AARs
10 I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
25 The VASL area is why I’m here
10 I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
10 I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
05 I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
05 The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out

 

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0. * I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
40. * I like posting in the General discussion area
10. * I’m here to read the scenario AARs
20. * I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
0. * The VASL area is why I’m here
5. * I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
5. * I’m here for the SK topics
0. * I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
5. * I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
5. * The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
10. * I read and post in other GS areas
* I got nowhere else to go!
100 * Other: FOBA!
 

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0* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
10* I like posting in the General discussion area
15* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
15* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
10* The VASL area is why I’m here
10* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
0* I’m only here for the SK topics
0* I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
10* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
10* I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
20* The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
0* I read and post in other GS areas
0* I got nowhere else to go!
* Other: ___________________________________
 

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100 * Other: I can't break the habit no matter how hard I try.

-- jim
 

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100 * Other: I can't break the habit no matter how hard I try.

-- jim
Rats. I rep'd Jim recently.

These things, in various and shifting proportion:

* I like posting in the General discussion area
* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
* The VASL area is why I’m here
* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info

S
 

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* I like posting in the General discussion area
* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
* The VASL area is why I’m here
* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info

In short, the GS ASL fora scratch a lot of itches :)
 

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Nice work Wolkster... A poll yet not actually a poll

100* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn

100* I like posting in the General discussion area
20* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
20* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
10* The VASL area is why I’m here
100* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
0* I’m only here for the SK topics
0* I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
20* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
0* I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
20* The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
25* I read and post in other GS areas
100* I got nowhere else to go!
* Other:I like most of the people here most of the time. We have a really great globe spanning community and a great game.
 
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Hello

My percentage varies but this is a list of the main reasons I am here:

* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
* I like posting in the General discussion area
* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
* Other: ___________________________________

My other would be: just to hang out and talk with guys I see once a year. The longer I am part of the community, the more people I meet and its cool to talk with people here once you make the "username/real name" connection.

Peace

Roger
 

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Roger’s ‘5000 posts - Get a Life’ topic got me thinking. What are the reasons you read and post messages on GameSquad? Using the list below, give me your percentages adding to 100% of how you spend your time on GS.
I don't think it takes much to reach 5000. I don't post much or hang out here and being here only 6 months I've got over 500 posts.

As far as the time I do spend here, that's easy I suppose. My interests here are rather narrow.

* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
10% I don't like participating, but it can be fun to read :)

* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
5% Some of the people here are really good writers and write interesting AAR's. The type that make you want to play it yourself.

* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here

Guess that makes 85%. I like the information available here regarding what everyone is doing and all the goings on.

Pretty boring, but that is me and why I am just a anonymous face in the crowd here :laugh:
 

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0* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
0* I like posting in the General discussion area
10* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
80* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
5* The VASL area is why I’m here
0* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
0* I’m only here for the SK topics
0* I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
5* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
0* I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
0* The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
0* I read and post in other GS areas
0* I got nowhere else to go!
 

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- 100% * I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
__50% * I like posting in the General discussion area
__10% * I’m here to read the scenario AARs
__50% * I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
___5% * The VASL area is why I’m here
__10% * I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
___0% * I’m only here for the SK topics
___0% * I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
___5% * I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
___5% * I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
___5% * The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
___5% * I read and post in other GS areas
__25% * I got nowhere else to go!
___0% * Other: ___________________________________

Yeah, that totals up to 70%, which as it happens is probably about the proportion of time I think being here was worth putting up with the annoyance of the flame wars and the trolling.


John
 

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Nice work Wolkster... A poll yet not actually a poll

* Other:I like most of the people here most of the time. We have a really great globe spanning community and a great game.


Trevor are you proposing some kind of group hug, you big Troll ?
 

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I don't think it takes much to reach 5000.
Not certain I agree with that. If we take a look at post counts there are not a lot of people with posts that high (hence the minor jab at myself about needing a life:laugh:). It takes hanging out here a long time to get posts that high and I think some people drift away after a while.

Take your current pace. You will have to be around for 5 years.

Not that you will even leave now that you have found this dysfunctional family:laugh::clown:

Peace

Roger
 

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I started because I wanted news on ASL products old and mostly new.

There were often enough interesting items, whether (obscure) rule clarifications, tactics, WW2 history, etc. to keep me interested.

GS is a forum through which I might be able in some small way to influence the path of ASL product choice and development.

To learn and and teach. I have picked up a good bit of historical information here and wish (at the risk of sounding pompous) to pass on what I have learnt, both here and elsewhere. I believe in being more than a sponge, to contribute as a return for what I get.
 

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When I first came here I went straight to the ASL page and read that and the rules and errata section. Now I use the new post button as there is some interesting stuff in the other sections albeit the politics area is populated but a few attack poodles desperate to push their agendas. You can learn stuff even there.
 

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I like that it has become a worldwide forum for ASL for most of the English speaking world. Obviously the Germans are here because their community is too small to support a German forum unlike the French, Spanish, Italian and Nordic peoples. None the less key information from their forums such as tournaments, etc. make it over to GameSquad. Rules are not too much of an interest to me given my years of playing and certainly not controversial subjects. AAR's when needed and general news is most important to me.
 

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00* I like watching and participating in the flame wars, pass the popcorn
10* I like posting in the General discussion area
10* I’m here to read the scenario AARs
08* I’m here for the Rules & Errata section
20* The VASL area is why I’m here
20* I get the latest news from MMP and the other TPPs here
00* I’m only here for the SK topics
01* I’m a Solitaire player and like those topics
20* I check GS because of the Announcements and Tourney info
05* I’m here more for WWII discussion rather than the ASL discussion
01* The Community Chit-Chat is where I like to hang out
00* I read and post in other GS areas
00* I got nowhere else to go!
* Other: Consim World has an irritating interface.
 
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