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    Ohhh - Edugeek is becoming like a drug...

    gotta get your daily fix


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    As people have said get lot of lurkers if you could see ip and emaill domains no one would ever post here

    But that is how communities are only 10% of membership will post on regular frequency, 20% will post irregularly and then 70% will lurk (numbers are est there is some research onto communities that I can't get my hands on the moment that gives same sort of %).

    Russ

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    We're there. 8000 members at 23:30

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    Post count really is not that important. My boss for example does not post often but he is a regular. Also he only logs in when he needs to thus has an account but may seem to have been a while since he was on.
    No other forum really cares about the nitty gritty, its just the total.
    I have lots of "idle" accounts that never get removed and I would be annoyed if they were.
    i have my own forum with over a thousand members and if someone has not been active for 6 months we sand them an email and if nothing happens I delete their account

    The Grand total is worthless how amny have not logged of for 3 months ?.. it the number of active posters the really counts

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    Well your a rare one and that would be very damaging as I would not rejoin a site ever if my account was removed. There are several sites I dont regularily log in to and the email me but I dont care tbh. I know I have an account and if I happen to go there again I will login but otherwise I wont just start living on it again because I got a email.

    Whats the site url out of interest?

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    And some blasts from the past:

    2000 Members

    500 members!

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    I would agree that 'closed' sites where content cannot e viewed without an account could easily have accounts deleted if inactive for a few months. EduGeek contains a huge amount of pulically available content which non-members find useful.

    If someone posts one helpful piece of info, is that not as worthwhile as the 9000+ posts that 'Geoff the Google Bot' has posted?

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    Yayyyy for Edugeek,

    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    If someone posts one helpful piece of info, is that not as worthwhile as the 9000+ posts that 'Geoff the Google Bot' has posted?
    Some say his subconscious is linked to the internet via token ring and that he won't take a bite unless it's divisible by 8. All we know is, he's called Geoff.

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    Woo! Well done Edugeek.. Stronger.. Stronger.. Stronger..

    I have no doubt in my mind that we will reach over 10,000 members by BETT 09.

    Its quite shocking.. when i speak to companies (mainly IT Obviously) i always ask like do u know edugeek haha! somehow always comes in the conversation.. and i must admit most of em say arr! yh i know edugeek

    Pretty good going

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    Congratulations EduGeek and the men and women who built it.

    I honestly felt that i found a "security blanket" when i first stumbled on edugeek!! haha and still do.

    Best wishes for the futuro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amfony View Post
    Congratulations EduGeek and the men and women who built it.

    I honestly felt that i found a "security blanket" when i first stumbled on edugeek!! haha and still do.

    Best wishes for the future.
    Thanks, although I prefer the term 'fire blanket'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grommit View Post
    i have my own forum with over a thousand members and if someone has not been active for 6 months we sand them an email and if nothing happens I delete their account

    The Grand total is worthless how amny have not logged of for 3 months ?.. it the number of active posters the really counts
    I take it you are not going to share since you have been posting today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-Tech View Post
    Woo! Well done Edugeek.. Stronger.. Stronger.. Stronger..

    I have no doubt in my mind that we will reach over 10,000 members by BETT 09.

    Its quite shocking.. when i speak to companies (mainly IT Obviously) i always ask like do u know edugeek haha! somehow always comes in the conversation.. and i must admit most of em say arr! yh i know edugeek

    Pretty good going
    I wish I had pirate suppliers......

    Anyhoo, congrats guys, here's to the next 8000

    Chris

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