I don't.. I really don't get it..
You try hard to do your best and you get very little back for your efforts even though you've given a lot more than most usually give..
I've been on ATS a long time. I'm not one of the worlds greatest posters, nor am i some amazing library full of "on the button" info that wows
people and earns flag after flag upon billions of stars.. I know that posting at certain times of day can affect a thread.. I realise thread titles
matter (but shouldn't).. I know that sometimes you'll make a thread and nothing happens... I've got loads of those.. But when you do a specific
thread for a specific purpose and get almost nowhere.. what's the point?
Recently I created a thread..
well, fair enough.. another thread to fill the ATS servers with text and vids.. whoop de doo...
But it's the work I puut into it.. it's the time that it took to be able to actually sit down and do it.. it's the content I provided that is going
Yeah, yeah.. so what..
Well, to get this thread created I physicaly traveled a total of 400 miles, took an entire day of effort to obtain the content of the thread.. Then I
had to wait almost two months before I could actually post anything in relation to the topic due to restrictions imposed outside of ATS
so what happened once I posted the thread.. for three hours, not one reply.. Yes there were people looking at the thread..a couple of flags and
stars.. and that was it.
How many times have you gone into a thread and someone says "pics/vids or it didn't happen"?
In this thread of mine, I got pics.. I also have at least 11 vids.. one long one and the rest pretty short..
I wrote explanations for everyhting.. listed it all in a way that gave a tour of where I'd been..
I presented evidence...
Debateable evidence.. something to get your teeth into..
Yet still... no bites on the big juicy bit of bait on a very large hook..
Over a period of almost 4 days, 16 people trickled into the thread and got involved in it.. THANK YOU for taking part.
Some of the comments made by them were incredible.. did not imagine that.. but am grateful.
i'll post a couple..
Fantastically well done.
Thanks a lot Extralien for this thread!
lots of evidence!
Some good stuff here
Great thread- very interesting.
Brilliant thread and videos!!
So what's gone wrong.. why has my faith in the member of ATS been diminished? Why am i left with this sour taste of "why did I bother" in my
I'm not ranting to promote the thread.. it's dying already.. slowly making its way down the forum list and my recent posts list.. dying the death it
had when it started..
I ranted about threads a while back and nothing has changed..
Creating proper threads..
And look at this one.. Posted today.. a prime example of what I mean..
Archaeologists discover 2nd Temple seal in JERUSALEM
The thread creator had the damned cheek to copy the entire news report and set each bit out in quote markers as if they'd actually done some work on
i just simply do not get it..
What the heck do we need to do ....
How can a thread like this get so much response in just a few hours and get the same amount of pages that mine did in 4 days.. and mine with loads of
factual work and evidence to boot..
don't get it..
thanks for listening..
No more Mr. Nice guy