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Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:07 am

We had some really top newbie posters join us on here over the last few months which is great for MOT maintaining a healthy forum with varying constructive & intellectual views/opinions on the subject matters we cover :tup:

BUT !

Where & why have some our old members gone ? We can account for some of the old-timers whereabouts however there are others who seem be here one day & disappear into the wilderness after being part of our friendly forum. The likes of :

Armley/Twatsback
Dr. Leeds
Dezzy
Barryanorak
Genghers
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Drsdadsotherson
Brader
Hibbi
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They are names off the top of my head that come to mind. I know many still tweet away on twitter but why completely give up on Marching On Together is somewhat bewildering ??

I know Dezzy has found another site....when i questioned him about his absence, he claimed MOT was far too slow & he had very little response to his posts. A little unfair i think as I know Ges & myself replied to his posts

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby lufc1304 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:16 am

Who knows, Leon, and if they don't want to be involved anymore, then that's up to them. Though some of those you have listed were, at least at one stage, prolific posters, and to suddenly stop is a bit strange. I'm unaware of any spats that might have forced people off, but maybe this forum is too sedate, and not volatile enough, I don't know.

Many posts don't get responded to, or don't get the response you expect, but that's the nature of a forum. You can't make people reply! With Leeds doing well this season, you'd expect a bit more traffic, but maybe we need a crisis to pull people back in? If that's the case, then I hope they have no cause to come back!!
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby gessa » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:52 am

We seemed to lose a lot of posters in a short space of time, not sure why, one or two spats but nothing too bad that I saw, facebook and twitter probably account for a fair proportion of it. Perhaps a few still read but don't post, perhaps if they do they could answer your question. Another 5 spring to mind too, 2 of those I can see why but not the others.

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:03 pm

gessa wrote:We seemed to lose a lot of posters in a short space of time, not sure why, one or two spats but nothing too bad that I saw, facebook and twitter probably account for a fair proportion of it. Perhaps a few still read but don't post, perhaps if they do they could answer your question. Another 5 spring to mind too, 2 of those I can see why but not the others.


Name them & shame them :wink: :lol:

I didn't mention Twiggs, Riot, GW, Mango, Andy Watson, Gino, Baby Lemonade, Patlufc as think I know there reasons for their absence as for the rest I'm baffled

There must be members I have inexplicably forgotten about off the above list

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby faaip » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:47 pm

Not sure I've seen GW on Waccoe recently either...not that we frequent the same threads much.
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby Shields53 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:00 pm

The nature of forums I think, people come and go.

That has only increased with social media, lots of people just use Twitter and Facebook now.

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:17 pm

faaip wrote:Not sure I've seen GW on Waccoe recently either...not that we frequent the same threads much.


Marmite is his new username

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:18 pm

Shields53 wrote:The nature of forums I think, people come and go.

That has only increased with social media, lots of people just use Twitter and Facebook now.


Not keen on either, can't stand Facebook tbh

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:21 pm

It would be nice to know the reasons why from those who have departed

Hope they are all fit & well

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby faaip » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:53 pm

I still can't figure out twitter, too much stuff without context. Facebook is a glorified teen magazine
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby whiteswan » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:05 pm

I was thinking about Dr Leeds the other day, wondering why he didnt post any more.When I first joined the forum he was a very prolific poster, as were his Dad and his brother.

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Postby eastyorkshirewhite » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:51 pm

1964white wrote:It would be nice to know the reasons why from those who have departed

Hope they are all fit & well

I am fit and well thank you but i made reasons known.Best wishes to all members.

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby weasel » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:59 pm

Often people post more when there are lots of reasons to moan - as such with things going better than they have for years maybe people have simply stopped moaning.
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby abundegas » Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:12 pm

weasel wrote:Often people post more when there are lots of reasons to moan - as such with things going better than they have for years maybe people have simply stopped moaning.


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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:49 pm

weasel wrote:maybe people have simply stopped moaning.


Why would regulars who use to come on here every day stop posting ?

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby 1964white » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:51 pm

eastyorkshirewhite wrote:I am fit and well thank you but i made reasons known.Best wishes to all members.


Glad you are well & you really should re-consider posting again, only if you feel comfortable with it EY

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby Norm » Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:17 pm

faaip wrote:

I still can't figure out twitter, too much stuff without context. Facebook is a glorified teen magazine


Agree about twitter, although we now have a US President who seems to like direct contact with the public without news media involvement. I can't help wondering how that's going to turn out if some turn sour on him directly too.

I use Facebook sparingly just for immediate family contact but honestly, some people must live on there. Their choice.

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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby Crude » Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:21 pm

whiteswan wrote:I was thinking about Dr Leeds the other day, wondering why he didnt post any more.When I first joined the forum he was a very prolific poster, as were his Dad and his brother.

Miss the doctor clan too. Hope they are well and might give us a wave sometime.
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby faaip » Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:41 pm

We used to have a poster called Crude.....
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Re: Where & why have they all gone ?

Postby Amber SUFC » Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:57 pm

I think they are all on the Sutton United forum :-D


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