Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by Mastadge, Aug 10, 2005.
I chose the second option, though sometimes I read the whole thread.
Most of the time I read the first two pages before replying. If it's especially interesting, I skim through the rest of it.
I only read the first post in the thread before replying.
Unless it seems to be a thread with a lot of really great debating going on then I'll probably just read the fist few posts before adding my reply.
I usually do a quick scan of the entire thread before I post.
Most of the time I skim read through the topics but sometimes, I just read the title and reply to the thread. find skim reading useful because you get an idea of what's been said before and you avoid redundancy, but sometimes I might get really lazy and not read anything (like just now).
If I plan on posting, I'll usually read the whole topic.
I read a couple posts in a thread, but don't waste my time reading the whole thing
That'd be the closest, but I don't agree with the word waste.
I often read it all, except of course when you have threads that have an excessive amount of pages.
This is what I try to do....
I read most of the thread, unless it's really long.
I read a couple posts in a thread, but don't waste my time reading the whole thing.
I clicked I haven't read the other options and I don't know what this poll is about, but I'm answering anyway because it made me laugh and none of the options fitted my answer, which is a combination of options.
I always read the first post, that way I know if I'm in the right place at least. If it is, then I keep reading. If there are a lot of pages (say more than 10) I will normally then skip to the last page and read backwards a few pages before posting. Unless of course it is a really engrosing thread, which dosen't start repeating itself.
Fanfic threads I will skim the feedback, but not normally read it all.
I read every post in this thread
I usually just read the original post and a few replies then I'll reply.
I chose the second option, but I prefer to read all the posts. It depends on the thread's lenght and topic. If it's too long I read only the beginning and a few last posts. As for the topic... For example, I usually don't read posts on poll threads
I voted Anikan because I do alittle of this and a little of that.
A nasty question, indeed.
...People reply without reading the topic?
I usually read the entire thread before replying, to make sure I'm not going to just be repeating something that has already been said.
I read what seems important and skim the rest.
I usually read the last few posts so I know what's going on.
I read most of it, unless, of course, it is a huge thread.
Depends on page length.
I read a couple of the posts in the thread
If its a long thread than I don't spend a lot of time reading a bunch of pages, but if it's short and recent I'll read the whole thread.