Why many people create pointless "counting" threads?

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13 Aug 2016, 6:34 am

On many forums including ours users create pointless counting thread?


This is not bad, but it should be rule that after reaching certain selected limit, at start of such counting thread (like 5000)
the thread is closed.



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13 Aug 2016, 8:21 am

TOO many!

No..

Now its too many...plus one!

Two, plus three,...



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13 Aug 2016, 9:33 am

naturalplastic wrote:
TOO many!

No..

Now its too many...plus one!

Two, plus three,...


Yes too many, it should be some rules about it.
I'm not saying ban it but limit it.



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13 Aug 2016, 10:15 pm

Post count? I like some of the games threads but not really ones where you just plonk down the next number, suppose it could act as a soothing mechanism for some.


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14 Aug 2016, 6:43 am

DancingCorpse wrote:
Post count? I like some of the games threads but not really ones where you just plonk down the next number, suppose it could act as a soothing mechanism for some.



I have nothing against these games, even like it, but it is often the case that if someone comes to a fixed number, the play starts all over again.

And i see it on the top of my "View Your Posts" :(



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14 Aug 2016, 7:48 am

I don't see the point in it either.


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14 Aug 2016, 7:55 am

in my opinion the counting threads ARE NOT pointless. thank you very much.



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14 Aug 2016, 8:12 am

pawelk1986 wrote:
(like 5000)



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14 Aug 2016, 12:51 pm

I like words, so I go for wordy threads. Some people must like numbers, seeing them as things in themselves? (or possibly alive?) so like counting threads. I can't see any problems with this. Different fascinations for different aspies.



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14 Aug 2016, 12:55 pm

You know this probably going to be offensive but lol at the fact that there is almost an entire forum dedicated to counting on a forum for autistic people. I mean we totally didn't meet that stereotype (sarcasm).



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14 Aug 2016, 1:25 pm

I'd personally like an entire website devoted to industrial cowl enthusiasts.

There's a pylon appreciation society in Britain, which is almost my bag, but there's no spinning going on.



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14 Aug 2016, 1:26 pm

It should be more or a live and let live world, that is something we are losing.



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14 Aug 2016, 1:35 pm

No reason to make rules about things that don't hurt anybody.

People do lots of things that don't make to other people, but... why try to limit that? It is a spectrum with a diversity of interests, after all.

In fact I am personally interested in seeing when the million thread gets to its goal.


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