836Re: [Synoptic-L] Re: Are we serious?
- May 20, 2007At 05:27 AM 5/20/2007, Mark Goodacre wrote:
>Thanks for the interesting posts, Kym, and for getting discussion on theI'd like to add that posts most likely to get responses are those that ask
>list going again. . . .
>I think that it is also important to observe that some posts that are more
>likely to stimulate discussion than others. In general, if you look back
>over the history of this and other lists, the posts that generate most
>discussion, the most successful thread starters, are those that are short,
>pithy, and home in on an interesting phenomenon, a useful piece of data, an
>observation, a critical thought, and so on. On the whole, people don't have
>the time to respond to essay-posts, and they are regularly the least
>successful thread starters.
a good question.
University of Hawaii
>They are just my reflections on the relative quietness of the list, but[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>others will have different thoughts.
>With best wishes
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