posted on Oct, 25 2013 @ 08:07 AM
In the old ATS I had friends on the second page but showed no friends on the first page of the profile. I would get notifications that some had made
me a friend but there was no way of accepting the friend and showing that this person was a friend of mine. The other places I used to post had a
friend request which I would approve, after all if someone wanted to be my friend I was all right with that and they showed up as my friend.
Now in the system here, I know that many had me listed as friends but I did not know what to do to say ok. So now I still have no friends on my
profile. I do not understand this, there is no longer a second page that I can find to see who had me as a friend either. I am not sure what I am
supposed to do when someone lists me as a friend.
I am friends with most people here I thought. Very few people piss me off. I even like constructive criticism, it gives me incentive to research
different things that I know little about. I also like to try to understand the minds of people who do not think like me to find out what they are
thinking. This helps me to relate to others in the real world.
Maybe I should have started this thread a long time ago. I always wondered why we need to have friends listed in the first place, it seems it causes
polarization of people on the site. It makes people "of a kind" and sometimes when a person belongs to a group it can make them appear as if they
can only think like the people in their group.
I prefer to call everyone a friend and teacher, I learn from everyone and even though I do not see eye to eye with everyone at all times, they are
often right about certain subjects. That is why I don't like the foe classification they had, it steers a person to be more of a foe on all
subjects...which is not the case.
So everyone who has me as a friend, is a friend of mine automatically even if they are not listed on my profile as a friend. Sorry if I have not
added you as a friend, I didn't pay attention and did not know what I was supposed to do.