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Mushu

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My conclusion is that no one reads journals anymore. Or at least, no one seems to be leaving comments in any journals anymore. Even I haven't been leaving many comments.

Evidence #1

Now, I'm too tired and/or lazy to crunch numbers tonight, but if you look at the overall volume of comments per week, you'd see a definite downward trend. If you take some of the more popular journals, like Stompy's, Washu's, EDI's, and others, you'll notice that recent entries don't have many comments anymore.

Another observation is first-post comments - in some of the journals there aren't even any first-post comments! Seriously! What the hell has happened? I remember ever journal getting 10+ comments and obligatory rate++'s for donating to our wonderful site, but these days I hardly see any of that.

I'm not trying to start a new omfg journal movement or anything, far from it. But personally, I'm going to try to comment in other people's journals more, and encourage everyone else to do the same. From a writer's perspective, comments are an enjoyably way to reap benefits from your work, and to gain constructive criticisms on your current projects.

So please, think of the kittens.
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In the last week at least, most of the big hitting regs were preparing for E3, and generally not around to comment I've noticed.

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Yeah, I think I'm just overreacting too. I'm trying to do everything possible but work on code, and this was on the do-procrastinate list, along with scratching my head and acting like a monkey while meowing like a cat.

Which I do often.

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People don't leave many comments in my journal anymore. I suspect it's because, like me, students have started their summer jobs.

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I didn't reply to Washu's quiz because I don't know the answers.

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It almost made me shed a tear, then i went back to devouring kittens.

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I, too, did not reply to Washu's quiz due to ignorance concerning the correct answers. Also, I rarely reply to comments in general because I'm a busy man. You know, what with the final exams I have to do within the next week.

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Welcome to Journal land! here be some + for your barrel of treasure!...oh wait...hell! you want me to COMMENT?????! [grin][grin]

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I don't respond for the simple fact that I usually sound like an ass. And I third the comment about Washu's journal. Also, I try to save as many of my comments for MY journal, because I'm a greedy bastard.

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