Ghosts of DC ...who are they?

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    Ghosts of DC ...who are they?

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    Every once in a while I venture out into another part of a site and see what’s happening. Well this time I went to the ON LINE users and as I was sifting through names I keep coming up on users that are ghosts… shows they are on the site but never post or have any activity but seem to make up the 3500+ on line users … can anyone shed some light on these

    take "Zookie" who is this person?
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    Last Activity: May 23rd, 2012 06:02 PM.Join Date: October 11th, 2011.
    but he is still on line

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    It happens on forums everywhere. Someone happens upon a site, is momentarily interested enough to become a member, then is never seen or heard from again.
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    Or maybe SIXTO got to him first. He's out there you know.....lurking....
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    Quote Originally Posted by atctimmy View Post
    Or maybe SIXTO got to him first. He's out there you know.....lurking....
    Nope, Gecko45 got him. It had to be done.
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    Currently Active Users

    There are currently 3217 users online. 351 members and 2866 guests

    maybe I am mis understanding this... it does say "active users" on line meaning on the site reading or posting?

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    They are the Watchers. If you have nothing to hide there is nothing to worry about. Just never bring up NSA, CIA or other agencies in your posts and you will be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barstoolguru View Post
    Currently Active Users

    There are currently 3217 users online. 351 members and 2866 guests

    maybe I am mis understanding this... it does say "active users" on line meaning on the site reading or posting?
    Guests are people viewing the forum that have not registered for a user name, the 351 are registered members, but yes, that many people reading, posting etc. on the forum.

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    It's been said before that lots of people lurk. That's why it is so important to watch what you say. You may be making a joke but some cyber lurker could be teaching his kids about what you posted.
    It is surely true that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink. Nor can you make them grateful for your efforts.

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    I "lurked" a bit after I joined and before making that first "comment." The rest is history as they say.

    Some, I guess, like to just watch the fun and light entertainment of DC and no, not Washington. Others, well, who knows.
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    I have to say that I am guilty on other sites but sometimes their forums are not user friendly or the site is stagnant (posts older then my kids) and the poster has moved on.

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    I thought you were going in another direction by the title. I thought you were going to be looking for just who were tje posters of yore that are no longer active. That would make another food thread.

    The ones you are talking about are here to learn but don't want a public presence.
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    I've never understood why some members choose to voluntarily post so much personal information on here for anybody to read. You never know who's reading and may live close by you. I've even pointed out TMI to a few posters. To each his own I guess.
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