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Forum topic by Lucywu2012 posted 07-30-2010 04:35 AM 2124 views 0 times favorited 52 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-30-2010 04:35 AM

What I mean by that is do you feel most people around the forums who use it on a daily/weekly basis recognize your username, Avatar posts and have generally have a personality pegged to your online identity? If you don’t feel this way, are you bothered by this? Or do you generally not have any interest/care about people giving your posts more thought/attention than just a first time poster/unknown poster?

For me I feel I’ve been here for a while and built up a large enough post count full of unforgettable humour and amazing advice (ok I’m stretching that part quite a lot :P), and I feel I’ve gotten to know quite a few individuals on here where I’d be a lil sad when/if (I’ll probably be posting here for another 50 years) I stop posting. I guess you can call me sad, but I enjoy having an online identity in this forum, and I also appreciate the characters and great people who make this site work.

-- Lucy, China, Bamboo Art Designer,

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#1 posted 07-30-2010 04:38 AM

I feel very unnoticed. No one recognizes me or acknowledges my posts. Maybe in another 1,360 days I’ll be able to develop some sort of identity.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 07-30-2010 04:54 AM

If Charlie feels unnoticed, I don’t get the question… :(

I think you get from it what you put in…if people don’t want to read what I have written, I won’t be offended.

Just have to help one or two people like I have been helped and it will all be worth it.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#3 posted 07-30-2010 05:59 AM

I found this form about a month ago, I generally check it a few times a day during my breaks and lunch hour at work, but allready there are quite a few people that I recognise from their various posts, in skimming through a subject if I see their posts I will stop and read them. When I created my account I had to come up with an avatar, so I took the one I made for my xbox account, which looks nothing like me, but when given the ability to make a charicter I genneraly try to make them look as stupid as I can. There are some really amazing craftsmen hanging out on here, hopefully i’ll have some of their wisdom rub off on me, but you know what they say, you can lead a horse to water, but you cant make him think.

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#4 posted 07-30-2010 06:37 AM

Who was that first Guy LOL How could we miss you Charlie , you have some of the best comments on Ljs.
I’m working on being recognized too.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 07-30-2010 07:08 AM

Isn’t he the one who pulls of a chair, props his feet up and brings the popcorn when there is an electrical question?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Rick Dennington

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#6 posted 07-30-2010 07:28 AM

I’ve been on here quite a while, and I don’t that first guy… he new? lol.

I think I read somewhere that he’s from Louisana, but I can’t just can’t remember what city…..............

And that fifth guy down, that A1Jim, I’ve seen him post on here a time or two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have no idea who Bob is…. you know, that guy in the shades…..............

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

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#7 posted 07-30-2010 07:44 AM

Charlie, Charlie?? Is that you ?!?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 07-30-2010 08:57 AM

Lucywu2012 – avatars definitely help people remember you!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#9 posted 07-30-2010 10:26 AM

I have not been here that long but I have received unbelievable support and help. Do people know me? Probably not – or they know me as the one with all the stupid questions!!!

My hope is that at some point I can actually be one of the people who answers some of the questions! I’m thinking that is going to be awhile but I sure appreciate all of the patience that the board has shown me.

Have a great woodworking weekend everyone!

-- curious woodworker

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#10 posted 07-30-2010 07:39 PM

For me I feel I’ve been here for a while and built up a large enough post count
3 ?????????

I’m actually in the witness protection program—-This is not my real picture


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#11 posted 07-30-2010 07:45 PM

”For me I feel I’ve been here for a while and built up a large enough post count ”
3 ????? From: Kent

I noticed the same thing and thought WTF? I’ve got 30 times that post count and don’t expect anyone to notice a darn thing I say.

-- The older I get the faster I was.

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#12 posted 07-30-2010 08:00 PM

A great place to share with friends.
Some are recognized, while others maybe not as much.
It would be pretty difficult to not know who has an animal on their head.
Holding a family member? A piece of art or a crooked smile.
All are unique and good people that share the love, beauty and the feel of wood.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Rick Dennington

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#13 posted 07-30-2010 09:02 PM

Don’t let that guy named Kent fool you…..he’s not in the WPP, that’s a WANTED POSTER of him in the post office….so be on the lookout, cause he’s a dangerous individual. But I saw him…..he’s hiding out down in Texas…...He don’t want anyone to know who he is, so he don’t post on here much…he might get caught….lol

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

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#14 posted 07-30-2010 09:12 PM

Be careful! This place is addicting!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 07-30-2010 09:43 PM

Never thought much about it … I check in here because I enjoy viewing projects and workshops, and learn something from the forums. If there is something I can share … to me, that is just a bonus.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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