posted on Feb, 2 2005 @ 02:09 PM
Originally posted by LadyV
Another thing that bugs me is when someone will post something and then if no one replies they reply to it asking why no one is interested! It's
usually because it's been done to death....but then, I have a lot of little idiosyncrasies
Well...I agree and disagree on that.....Quite often, however, there is a new idea that gets thrown out there, but so many people on ATS have a
selective method of replying to threads that it becomes a task to try and get people to discuss the topic with you....
John Doe only replies to threads in forum topic X...unless it's a thread by Mr Doe's friend....or some people will say - Well - You've covered all
there is to discuss on this topic, why should I belabor your fine points? I'd love for someone to show me a topic that doesn't have two sides to
Only after I’ll reply to my initial post with other questions for the reader to consider on the subject will I get replies….I think it’s just
b/c it’s short, sweet, and hits the nail on the head as to what it is we need to discuss….Some people simply don’t like reading what you think,
they only wanna know what you’re getting at….
Of course, there are those threads out there that just make you scratch your head and say…next…lol
Originally posted by Gazrok
So, when you get those kinds of egos into one place, who then try and discuss their ideas and beliefs....well, ego clashes will happen, it's just our
nature...and in many cases, we don't even realize that we're doing it.
I never looked at it quite like that….you have a point Gazrok….
I think for some, it’s more of an issue than for others…
It's kind of like magnets meeting at polar ends....they both have a powerful force, they both perform the same functions on opposite ends of the
spectrum, but you can only push them together for so long....