(Closed) When do you reply to a post?

posted 8 years ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: When do you typically reply to a post?
    When it has few replies : (15 votes)
    7 %
    When it has many replies : (2 votes)
    1 %
    When I have a strong opinion about it : (34 votes)
    17 %
    When the Bee really needs advice/help : (23 votes)
    11 %
    When I know a lot about the topic : (39 votes)
    19 %
    When I have a strong interest in the topic : (37 votes)
    18 %
    When its a unique/different topic : (10 votes)
    5 %
    When it has a poll : (25 votes)
    12 %
    When it has pictures : (19 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    3219 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I just reply to any post that I can relate to, know how to help etc

    Post # 4
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I didn’t vote in the poll bc there are really too many factors. Obviously, I post a lot so I’m not TOO discriminating when it comes to responses. In general I post anytime I have something to say. I’m more likely to post if it is something I’m particularly interested in, if it only has a few posts (if there are 4 pages of responses I kind of feel like… whats the point), if I “know” the bee who posted it, or if there is a poll. I don’t generally reply to posts that ask opinions to things that are linked to. If someone wants an opinion I appreciate them posting pictures rather than sending me off to 4 different websites. 

    Post # 5
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Okay, I think I voted for just about every choice in the poll. And that’s not helping anyone.

    I post when there are few replies because I like helping out other posters.

    I post when I know something on the subject and/or have something to say.

    Post # 6
    1962 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I really like polls.

    Post # 8
    2859 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden

    Like Corgi, I usually don’t reply if I have to click on a link to see what they’re talking about, or even if people don’t embed their pics and just have the files linked at the bottom of the post. I am too lazy to click over somewhere else.

    I basically just comment when I have something to say. I don’t always have anything valuable to contribute.

    I also don’t read every post that I see. I skip over a lot of them that aren’t relevant to me (local boards that aren’t MY local board, baby boards, waiting boards, etc.)

    Post # 9
    2538 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I don’t click any external links in posts, so I usually don’t post on any of those. Other than that, I don’t know that I have a posting tendency.

    Post # 10
    1752 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I post for a lot of reasons.

    I post on decor and design because I love decor and design.

    I will post on emotional issues if I think I can give some sound advice.

    I post on rings and dresses that I find beautiful.

    And I will post on things that I want to know more about, happen to know a lot about or think should be bumped up for someone else to see/ comment on.

    Post # 11
    295 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010 - The Atlantic Beach Club

    I usually only respond if I can relate to the post. I like to read local boards and wedding related. Those are the posts I tend to comment on the most. Lately I’ve been getting really into the recap boards. I love seeing how everything comes together. I like posting on those, too.

    Post # 12
    2742 posts
    Sugar bee

    IDK, I post whenever I feel like it. There are about 5 bees that I like and I usually read what they have to say, I don’t respond to all their posts though.

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