Seems like the classically autistic members stopped posting

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starkid
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12 Jul 2021, 2:21 am

The active WP membership seems to have shifted.



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12 Jul 2021, 6:30 am

The forum has become inactive lately, period.

Except for PPR, as people seem to gain some sort of thrill and excitement out of arguing about Donald Trump.


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12 Jul 2021, 7:33 am

Joe90 wrote:
The forum has become inactive lately, period.

Except for PPR, as people seem to gain some sort of thrill and excitement out of arguing about Donald Trump.


And the seemingly obligatory incel threads in L&D.


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12 Jul 2021, 8:07 am

It's all Donald Trump's fault that no body loves me.


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12 Jul 2021, 8:18 pm

Every time I check "View Posts Since Last Visit", most of it is "Count to 1000" type threads, or political threads.

But yes, forums all over have come into huge decline since social networking became popular.


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12 Jul 2021, 8:37 pm

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Every time I check "View Posts Since Last Visit", most of it is "Count to 1000" type threads, or political threads.


The "what time is it where you are?" sort of threads annoy me. So boring.

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But yes, forums all over have come into huge decline since social networking became popular.


But most people on WP complain about Facebook and Instagram and other popular social media sites, so I'd have thought autism forums would still be more popular or useful among the autistic community.
I use Facebook all the time but I still visit WP all the time too. I don't think I will ever stop using this site.


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12 Jul 2021, 9:52 pm

SabbraCadabra wrote:
Every time I check "View Posts Since Last Visit", most of it is "Count to 1000" type threads, or political threads.

I don't use the "View Posts Since Last Visit" feature.

I just go to the main page, then go to whichever sub-forum I'm in the mood for, and then look at the most recently-updated threads in that sub-forum. Thus I almost never see "Count to 1000" type threads, because I almost never visit whichever sub-forum they're in. And I see political threads when I am in the mood to discuss politics, but not at other times.

SabbraCadabra wrote:
But yes, forums all over have come into huge decline since social networking became popular.

Perhaps so, but WP is still popular enough to take up way too much of my time if I'm not careful to limit my time here.


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12 Jul 2021, 10:38 pm

a pity as this place has so much potential to link us like-minded souls together.



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12 Jul 2021, 10:43 pm

I think another forum has more classically autistic members, but after seeing the admin be a prick to people I don't use it.


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12 Jul 2021, 10:48 pm

I’m still here



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13 Jul 2021, 12:18 am

What is "classically autistic" ?

I think that's me and I'm here.



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13 Jul 2021, 12:52 am

funeralxempire wrote:
It's all Donald Trump's fault that no body loves me.

Snorts into my morning tea. Love the humour :)



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13 Jul 2021, 6:53 am

Joe90 wrote:
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Every time I check "View Posts Since Last Visit", most of it is "Count to 1000" type threads, or political threads.


The "what time is it where you are?" sort of threads annoy me. So boring.


Its whatever time the clock says...



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13 Jul 2021, 6:56 am

rowan_nichol wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
It's all Donald Trump's fault that no body loves me.

Snorts into my morning tea. Love the humour :)


lol

but whom cares about being loved if you don't love them too...one sided love is bollocks.


id love someone to spoil and cherish (when I am not in pain in the ass mode)

but alas I have no one ...bugger :(

ahhhh on the bright side I have a new phone and anew case and coffe mug coming...all is well with world

oh yeah and a fridge full off delicious food...

I feel rich :P



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13 Jul 2021, 7:01 am

I'm a foodie

and obsessed with nutrition and health

next week we are hunter gathering around lidl...I'm excited imexcited im excited

I'm into all things paleo.

god bless any man whom wants to be with me and god help them too...lol

so far no interest...hmmmm

I wonder why

*ahem*

cave nookie....

what I'm a primate ;D



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13 Jul 2021, 7:32 am

Twitter is a cesspit of bullying and extremist attention seeking views so avoid it.

This is built in and prob because comment Tweets have to fit into a severely limited size so those who make them often do without normal politeness referring to relevant grey areas to post something direct, attention seeking and provocative.

At WP there are Moderators that ban personal insults which are the last resort for those who loose the argument.

Because of this debates and views stand up on evidence and merit no one gets the get out clause of ****off you don’t know what your talking about, but has to give why their view is better.