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Regarding opinion, in most discussion forums one sees both extremes and little in between when a topic arises. However, due to the unique cross-section of knowledgeable participants found at ATS, and their voracious appetite for truth and fact coupled with an unmatched ability to collaborate, track down, locate, expose, and share information, one finds a virtual bell curve of opinion here. With this "bell", one can easily ignore the extremes and average the remainder, thus generating the aforementioned vivid picture. This explains the inverted nature of ATS's member to traffic ratio. Perhaps you can trust everybody collectively! It is the denial of ignorance that draws the crowds.
I always check back to see if a quote or a reply has been made and this counts as a view. I may not have anything to add but I want to follow the thread.
Originally posted by balon0
Well isnt it true when ever anyone opens that thread, it counts as a view? It could be just the same people who replied are viewing the thread over and over again just to read any other followups on it. I often check threads that interests me at least 10 to 20 times a day. And sure I reply but not everytime i view it.
Originally posted by Stonecold
I always want to post, but when the time comes I forget my password. I know I should just change my pass to something I can remember, but I am just too lazy lol.
Originally posted by WyrdeOne
Some people don't reply probably because they feel their viewpoint won't be accepted, or they're afraid of getting flamed.
Originally posted by Legalizer
One expects "ignorance denied" and finds complete idiots running amok...."