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NickC

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I read a lot more than I post. So, I would say, yes.
I'd like to contribute more, though.
 

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Yes.... I think people generally do and thats why some threads go for a wander....
 

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Yes, I'd like to think I do.

I think the last post before a new page starts will often get missed.
 

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Yes, I generally read every post, even if I don't understand them, like the ones on digital gadgets or very technical repairs. I try not to post too much, also I try to play without making mistakes but generally fail at both.
 

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If the thread is of interest to me, yes, I generally read it in its entirety. The only exception might be in the case where I am late to the party and the thread has already gone for multiple pages; in that case I might skip a bit.
 

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lol

yes i read the whole thread, and anything that sticks with me
i read over again, and after responding reacting replying
i even read my OWN post over before "contributing"

sometimes when i write a post in the heat of the moment i even
wait until tomorrow, read it over one MORE time,
THEN
post it

and even with all that i STILL can put my foot in it
 

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I read everything posted that I understand (as well as much I don't understand, e.g. music theory, the electronic gizmos, the CBA😄)
My own contributions evolve "organically " over time, as I frequently add, modify or correct "the facts" or the spelling 😄
Thank goodness for the "edit " button!
 

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I try to read most Post's through, but I must admit , many don't seem relevant---AT THE TIME, but in time the topic, and the responses
seems to come around and be quite informative. I always appreciate the many varied responses and try to glean some of the expertise, and knowledge that is so freely shared on this forum.
A lot of great contributors. Thank you.
CHICKERS
 

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Do you read other people's posts before making your own contribution?
Not always, I do skip posts, may read the first sentence, skim over the post, or read nothing, or every word, depending greatly on who is writing. Sorry, I don't want to be rude, but over the years one's mind does select contents on criteria made up by one's mind. Also I only come here once a day, five or six times a week, or even less when grandkids are here on holidays ... and I also need time to actually play my accordion.
 

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I like to read the posts from other members because I learn quite a lot from them and pick up good ideas even when the thread was started by someone who is relatively new to accordions. I like to read everyone's contribution before chiming in. The technical posts are the most interesting to me because that's where I can learn the most. I understand theory and the musical side, however am sorely deficient on the electronics side of the house despite owning my v-accordion for a little over 5 years now.
 

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Yes, except where I occasionally fail to notice that the thread has moved on to a second page. More than two pages - no problem, for some reason...
 

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Does anyone know what their "reaction score" is defined as? As a guess I think that it may be something to do with the ratio "number of posts responded to divided by number of posts initiated"?
If so, wouldn't this answer the question raised by the OP?
 

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Does anyone know what their "reaction score" is defined as? As a guess I think that it may be something to do with the ratio "number of posts responded to divided by number of posts initiated"?
If so, wouldn't this answer the question raised by the OP?
Every time that someone replies to your posts and your comments, even by giving you a thumbs up means that you've scored a reaction, hence it's your reaction score. I'm not 110% sure but by using some simple arithmetic it would seem to make sense.
 

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Wirralaccordion,
It's just what Valski said: it's simply the running, cumulative, number of times someone reacted to your posts by hitting the "👍react to post " button (located just below your posts).
Only simple addition required!😄
Hence, you may have sent "x" posts but received "y" responses/ reactions.🙂
 

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That's odd ðŸĪŦ
The reaction button is missing from my last two posts.
OhðŸĪŠ!
Dopey me!
It's not me that's reacting, so it doesn't show for me on my own posts, duh!😛
 
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Just in case it would be helpful to consider the original question - tho' I'm all in favour of 'drift.'
- 'Do you read other people's posts before making your own contribution?'
 
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