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…Hi EFers,

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2.500 in 3 years? You do have a lot to say


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Old 04.11.2015, 19:09
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"To infinity, and beyond ...."
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Old 04.11.2015, 19:23
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2500? jesus christ how do people do it.

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Old 04.11.2015, 19:30
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Re: Winged insects with internal clocks are -

... how do people do it who are supposed to work full-time I say

when I worked full-time, + kids, + house, + garden and more- I wouldn't have had time to even glance at a Forum, never mind 'contribute'

When you are retired, even if very busy, and with a laptop on the kitchen table, it's very easy (peasy)
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... how do people do it who are supposed to work full-time I say

when I worked full-time, + kids, + house, + garden and more- I wouldn't have had time to even glance at a Forum, never mind 'contribute'

When you are retired, even if very busy, and with a laptop on the kitchen table, it's very easy (peasy)
even from your join date you average 9.18 posts per day. so you're saying that your actual average since retirement is a multiple of that?

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... how do people do it who are supposed to work full-time I say

when I worked full-time, + kids, + house, + garden and more- I wouldn't have had time to even glance at a Forum, never mind 'contribute'

When you are retired, even if very busy, and with a laptop on the kitchen table, it's very easy (peasy)
Multitasking Odile, ever heard of it?

Some of us are masters at it.
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even from your join date you average 9.18 posts per day. so you're saying that your actual average since retirement is a multiple of that?

You can probably double that, if you include her OT posts.
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You can probably double that, if you include her OT posts.
holy shit

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Old 04.11.2015, 19:46
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... how do people do it who are supposed to work full-time I say

when I worked full-time, + kids, + house, + garden and more- I wouldn't have had time to even glance at a Forum, never mind 'contribute':
It depends a lot on what your work-space looks like. My computer would have ended up in a watery grave whereas an office desk or frequent train journeys may offer ample opportunities for posting on here.
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Re: Winged insects with internal clocks are -

Congratulations!

I took the liberty of looking at your first post, and I think you got your wish and managed to contribute to the forum pretty well!
Hope you are still enjoying the Berliners!

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That's the rubbishest haiku ever.


2,500? I've a way to go.
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Re: Winged insects with internal clocks are -

Congratulations!!!

She may be nominally at 2,500 but for the sake of fairness let's add a coefficient (.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) to each of her posts.

After a quick random look at some of her posts, I can estimate her average coefficient at something like 3.5 - 3.8.

So coefficient-wise her total post count is around 9,500

What I mean is a lot of her posts have the quality of a well-structured essay: with introduction - analysis/explanation/different cases - conclusion. Such posts have a coefficient weight of 5. Meloncollie is another poster with very high coefficient that comes to my mind. On the other hand, posts with less than 10 words shouldn't get a coefficient higher than .5

Would be interesting if instead of post count, we had word count

Not sure if what I'm saying makes sense though
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Congratulations!!!

She may be nominally at 2,500 but for the sake of fairness let's add a coefficient (.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) to each of her posts.

After a quick random look at some of her posts, I can estimate her average coefficient at something like 3.5 - 3.8.

So coefficient-wise her total post count is around 9,500

What I mean is a lot of her posts have the quality of a well-structured essay: with introduction - analysis/explanation/different cases - conclusion. Such posts have a coefficient weight of 5. Meloncollie is another poster with very high coefficient that comes to my mind. On the other hand, posts with less than 10 words shouldn't get a coefficient higher than .5

Would be interesting if instead of post count, we had word count

Not sure if what I'm saying makes sense though
Not really, but your post has the quality of a well-structured essay, etc, etc.
It is thus awarded a coefficient of 5.

Congratulations to you too.
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Congratulations!!!

She may be nominally at 2,500 but for the sake of fairness let's add a coefficient (.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) to each of her posts.

After a quick random look at some of her posts, I can estimate her average coefficient at something like 3.5 - 3.8.

So coefficient-wise her total post count is around 9,500

What I mean is a lot of her posts have the quality of a well-structured essay: with introduction - analysis/explanation/different cases - conclusion. Such posts have a coefficient weight of 5. Meloncollie is another poster with very high coefficient that comes to my mind. On the other hand, posts with less than 10 words shouldn't get a coefficient higher than .5

Would be interesting if instead of post count, we had word count

Not sure if what I'm saying makes sense though
Eh?
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…Hi EFers,

[the answer is]
Time flies.

Three years and
some advice
some news
some drivel
some rants
some references
and many laughs

in short, 2500 posts later…
I've become a Forum Legend.

Let’s see what the next 2.5k posts bring.


Thanks everyone for keeping this place interesting/serious/jolly/hilarious.


Cheers!
good job.

The first 2500 are the hardest.

Now enjoy your well earned place among the true legends and lets find some newbies to annoy
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Congratulations!!!

She may be nominally at 2,500 but for the sake of fairness let's add a coefficient (.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) to each of her posts.

After a quick random look at some of her posts, I can estimate her average coefficient at something like 3.5 - 3.8.

So coefficient-wise her total post count is around 9,500

What I mean is a lot of her posts have the quality of a well-structured essay: with introduction - analysis/explanation/different cases - conclusion. Such posts have a coefficient weight of 5. Meloncollie is another poster with very high coefficient that comes to my mind. On the other hand, posts with less than 10 words shouldn't get a coefficient higher than .5

Would be interesting if instead of post count, we had word count

Not sure if what I'm saying makes sense though
How very kind of you to estimate my posts so highly.
And my respect for counting the words in all my posts to get all the posts with less than 10 words.

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Not really, but your post has the quality of a well-structured essay, etc, etc.
It is thus awarded a coefficient of 5.

Congratulations to you too.
You crack me up!

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Hope you are still enjoying the Berliners!
Indeed, I am.
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