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JoeinGa

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566 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: pulse page new posts question

When I go to the pulse page I have been using the “All activity” link at the top of the page. I noticed that the links that I have looked at (or replied to) show “X new in last X minutes” in a nice green highlight. Easy peasy to just scroll down and see the posts I wanna go back and check, as well as scanning the titles of any that I have not yet read.

This morning I started scanning, page by page, and as I got to page SEVEN I see that its’ still only the posts that have occurred in the last 22 hours! SEVEN pages and it’s not even a whole days posts!

It dawned on me, if someone takes a couple days (or a WEEK) off from LJs, you may NEVER see something that might shake your woodworking world to it’s roots, and may have been a life changing post that you’ve been dying to ask but never did.

Just a little searching has shown this site has been growing in leaps and bounds in just the past few years. So I’m not too surprised at the quantity of posts on this site. To those of you that have been here for years, how do you keep up?

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward


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Monte Pittman

13258 posts in 936 days


#1 posted 566 days ago

Struggle heartily to keep up. Because I want to learn, sometimes it takes hours to catch up.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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gfadvm

10557 posts in 1288 days


#2 posted 565 days ago

My greatest fear is that I’ll “miss something that will shake my woodworking world to its roots”. I’ve spent some very late nights making sure I don’t miss anything! Wish I wasn’t quite so anal!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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sras

3780 posts in 1727 days


#3 posted 565 days ago

I try to look at every project thumbnail when I get behind. When I have more time I read ones that interest me and comment when I can.

But often I have to settle for a scan of thumbnails.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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TopamaxSurvivor

14589 posts in 2274 days


#4 posted 565 days ago

I look at every project thumbnail, constantly watch the forums page for new threads and check the blogs and reviews every few days. Pulse page is too overwhelming for me. ;-)) I watch for future with the watch list option.

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

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Carl W Richardson

56 posts in 1093 days


#5 posted 565 days ago

I tend to look at everything… It has become a morning ritual with me when I check my email; I check all the thumbnails added since I last looked… I have my favorite types of projects and my favorite woodworkers that I will peruse in detail but I have that awful feeling that I’ve forgotten something important when I don’t have my daily Lumberjock fix…

-- Carl W Richardson, Tennessee Woodworker

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ChuckV

2378 posts in 2125 days


#6 posted 565 days ago

I had to quit my day job just to keep up. But, it was worth it!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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stan3443

192 posts in 874 days


#7 posted 565 days ago

every night before bed. boy mornings come early!!!

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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