Skip to comments.WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL FREEPER ARTICAL/POST?
Posted on 05/13/2012 5:13:37 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
I can't figure it out. I was just looking at my previous articles and looking at the number of comments for each. There seems to be no rhyme or reason. The things I thought were amazing garnered pathetic comments quantities. The things I considered to be frivolous garnered popularity.
Click my name and look at my articles and subsequent comment numbers and tell me I'm wrong. If I'm wrong make me understand. Please.
Link to all 36 of The Hobbit Hole threads..... Many of which were in the 1,000s of comments....
I love that sweater more than any sweater I’ve ever worn.
“Consider ID v Evolution: that used to be a big player round these parts.”
Oh no....don’t start that again! It’s like the French Revolution when those threads get started.
Yeah, I started one of them once too. The article was just sooooo interesting, I HAD to post it, even knowing what would happen.
Yes that is correct 65,542.
Correction......... should be
An opus is always fun.
And I'd bet that an _I'm a celibate_ thread would be a bigger hit than this lame artical.
Actually, I'm tending in that direction these days as well, though the smart money will be on eventual recidivism.
When you say french revolution you mean like the guillotine? Heads rolled?
Not walking backwards ... Speaking backwards ! So you like Estonian’s huh ? We could liberate this thread and ping a few folks here with some of there contact’s if you like .
Double post an article accidentally, then notice 30 minutes later the first post will have 15 replies and the second post beneath it will have 13.
Ketchup certainly does not belong on hot dogs...chili, mustard and onions do...I though everyone knew that...Ketchup belongs on hamburgers along with dill pickle, onion and chili.....hope that settled it for your post...missed it the first time......GG :O)
You need to comment on the totally uselessness of Apple computers; and also comment on the types of people who would use them.
That would be my suggestion.
She does. Two. Big, round and brown.
What happened to you putting all your comments into a little square box centered in the screen?
Comments and thread participation depend a lot on the day of the week and the time of day. There has also been an evolutionary process due to internet speed induced ADD that seems (to me) to have resulted in a lot more one liners and sarcasm than we used to see here.
How do you think he’s doing?
Well, back in the day I enjoyed the CREVO debates, civil or naught, and learned a lot on those threads, esp from many who have sought greener pastures or fairer winds and following seas. Or sum-such.
I think of myself as “Thread Killer”. I’ll walk in late, post a response that I feel is semi-amusing, and then the thread dies. No responses, no more posts.
Uhh . . . oooookie.dokie
I’m glad you brought that up!
I’ve noticed the average comments per thread on FR have decreased significantly over the last 12 years...and that the average number of words per comment has also decreased.
I like your theory as to why that is. That could be another thread all by itself. I wonder if connection speed really has affected attention span!
USE TITALS ALL IN CAPS
Now Im into soviet girls of estonian ethnicity.
But that is a moot point and not relevant to this thread.
If I'm wrong make me understand. Please.
New Thread Title: Hot Estonian Girls.
NOW! Do you understand????
One on the left... want. Now.
How many people posted to tell you miss-spelled a word? Any error in the title will bring a group that needs to point this out. This will keep it on top and more people will see it. This is true even if it is a error in the source title. An inflammatory claim also helps.
How many do you get if she does sex acts WITH a cheeseburger????
Oh, you naughty naughty boys !
You're not to be trusted with #72 .. do NOT linger there !
I think that was “Iseemyhands”.
Don’t post the title in all caps.
I'd just as soon have a cheeseburger.
You mean second from the right?
Better yet, misspell TITLES as TITTIES in the title of a thread and watch the fun begin.
I think that is just the early stages of FRONT BUTT.
Get expert advice from Laz!!
Choice of subjects is also kinda like the perfect country song except for trains.
Well, I was drunk the day my Mom got outta prison.
And I went to pick her up in the rain.
But, before I could get to the station in my pickup truck
She got runned over by a damned old train.
I’d start with the correct spelling of “article”, I suppose. LOL
The one with a frigging ferret in her pants.
My favorite country song is “Get Your Tongue Out Of My Mouth Cause I’m Kissin You Goodbye”.
Something which informs and is unambiguous will likely get fewer comments than something which which is ambiguous and starts several long arguments.
If your name’s not Humblegunner, nobody’s going to care what you post.
Oh, you mean the hottest chick there who doesn’t have dark hair?
Free Republic used to list the number of pageviews on each article but they don't do that anymore. Wish they did.
If someone posts an "important" article that most FReepers will inherently be either be for or against, I will read it, but not usually post a comment because more than one FReeper has already posted the equivalent of my thoughts, using better words than I would have, had I posted.
Without returning to pageviews, I doubt it will be possible for Thread posters to ever really know just how popular their thread really was to FReepers.
I see my invisible hands...I see hands...I have hands, My hands are invisible...
The hottest chick there IS the one with dark hair.
A) I am, after all, a celibate. And B) back when I wasn't, the presence of a small, dangerous carnivore in her pants would not have added to her appeal.
What is a carnivore?
The others have nothing to offer, except speculation about the small wild carnivore near a crotch.
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