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#1 of 15 Old 10-27-2010, 09:43 PM - Thread Starter
 
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the number of people that view the forums on this website is unreal. everytime i log on there are atleast 300-500 people the same section at the same time as me, but this board moves soooooo slow compared to another one i'm active on. i can only assume its because so many mamas are lurkers! its so much more fun when you have everyone contributing so stop reading and start posting!!

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I've noticed that. The original check-in thread is SUPER long but only like 10-15 people participate regularly.

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I post a lot, but sometimes I just read for advice or pop on and off throughout the day without a whole lot of time to type. But if you see me logged in, I'm here! Now that both kids nap well I have been on a lot more!

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i was a serial lurker of these forums for a loong time before i finally made an account. so much great information and so many amazing mamas, i didnt need to post anything! just sit back and read.. but i need interaction with more mommas and with the numbers of people simply "viewing" threads.. there should be tons more posts

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oh typing "site:mothering.com" in my google searches has been habit for years!

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I post sometimes. Usually, it is when I have a question, or I see something that I feel I can help with.

But I'm a huge introvert (unless I'm at work) and even have problems putting myself forward in online groups. I'm sure there are others like me as well. (At least I hope so. LOL)

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Im more of a lurker than contributer but i will post if i feel i can add something new to the conversation...there are some pretty knowledgeable mamas here and i only know what i know...lol
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Haha... I am a quiet person by nature, so I tend to be as quiet on boards I visit as I am in person. I chime i if I feel I have something worthwhile to contribute.

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Well, I'm not pregnant so I don't feel I should really be posting all over the pregnancy boards. LOL But I do love lurking!

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I like to think it moves more slowly because the responses are so thoughtful--they take more time to compose

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I only tend to post when I think I can contribute something to the convo. Here lately I've been posting just to be supportive of people I come across. My forum experience is this, read a lot, post a little, and then say to DH "I was reading on MDC and...." We don't have any littles yet, so it gives us some good things to think about.

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Hi! I just rejoined the community after not being on here for a few years. Found out last week that I have a happy surprise on the way, either late June or early July. I forgot how much I missed reading the boards.

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I often start to reply and then cancel, because I decide either my post is redundant, or it sounds cranky and rude...because as pregnancy advances, I do get cranky
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I am like many of the PPs. I lurk daily, but only post if I have something to add. I was a lurker for about 6 months (in the inferitily forum) before I actually joined. I like to get a feel for the people before I jump in.
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Well, I'm not pregnant so I don't feel I should really be posting all over the pregnancy boards. LOL But I do love lurking!

SAH dissertating mama femalesling.GIF to my sweet little boy (2/2009)
and his rainbow1284.gif baby brother (7/2011)
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