How's your day?


Recommended Posts

12 hours ago, DJ360 said:

 ...reducing numbers of regular posters..

 

Another significant problem is navigation around this site. It's bloody difficult unless you know it well and are viewing on a decent-sized desktop screen. If you've never experienced it, try looking at NS on a phone or small tablet/laptop.

 

There are always a lot of people listed at the top of the homepage as Guests (currently 72). They arrived here because they searched a particular subject, such as Drury Hill, or Trip to Jerusalem.

 

The results lead them to the specific NS thread on that subject; then they read the posts in that thread, and decide to register so they can post their own comment.

 

Having done that, they don't know how to find any other threads or subjects, so they end up a bit lost. And even if they remember making their first - and only - post, they can't find it again when they come back a few days later.

  • Like 2
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 14.6k
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • Beekay

    1315

  • DJ360

    1161

  • philmayfield

    1086

  • nonnaB

    1032

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Result........CT Scans all clear......just got letter..been sweating for a fortnight......

Just got back from QMC again........the last eight days have been a bit Traumatic to say the least,,...blood tests,,X-rays,,and today a visit to a Consultant........cut a long story short......problem

Two years ago today..........my life changed forever,,,about this time i was on my way down to the operating theatre for what turned out to be a ten hour operation...........its been life changing in

Posted Images

Good point Kev. 

Also.. I've been trying to find some basic info such as 'Total Number of Posts'.. but I can't.

Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, Jill Sparrow said:

That must account for those who eagerly request information about places, subjects and people, only to b*gger off, never to be heard from again?

 

I have long thought that is the most likely explanation for people who ask something and apparently never come back to see the answer. They aren't being ignorant or rude; they try to come back and find what's been said, but they simply can't find their original question.

 

10 minutes ago, DJ360 said:

Also.. I've been trying to find some basic info such as 'Total Number of Posts'.. but I can't.

 

For whom ? Or what ?

Link to post
Share on other sites

"hows your day"  I dont want to think about it, I have  had a lot of worries on my mind lately , so I forgot that today I have been married 54 years So I am now residing  in a residence similar to the photo below.

dog-house.jpg

Link to post
Share on other sites

Five years in and I still can't find topics after returning to the site. Getting zero results from a search and then told to wait before searching again is frustrating.

I look at my content or try to remember who posted in the topic I want, look up their profile and then their content. Simple it is not!

Link to post
Share on other sites

F'kennel that's a bit rruff trogg, I'd have a bone to pick with her about that...

 

Edit: congrats on the anniversary...

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Very few of those guests on the site are likely to be real people. They’re mostly webcrawler “bots” which trawl the internet looking to find key words for indexing for search engines like Google.

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Rob.L said:

Very few of those guests on the site are likely to be real people. They’re mostly webcrawler “bots” which trawl the internet looking to find key words for indexing for search engines like Google.

 

Some of them certainly are bots. I can see their IP address. At the moment there are several from petalsearch in Singapore; let's see how they react when they find their own name coming back at them.

 

But there are still a good number who are real people doing proper searches.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote

CliffTon:  For whom or what?

 

For the whole site.  My other favourite.. pinkfishmedia.net  ...just passed 3 million posts a couple of days ago and currently has over 30000 members worldwide. I've been a member on there since 2003 and the site traces its origins back to well before that.

 

Like many sites.. its original purpose, which was to provide a forum for discussion of all things related to music, and home Hi-Fi, as well as a platform for the owners' second hand record business.. has somewhat broadened over time.  It now includes lively discussion of photography, music, audio, DIY Audio, Vintage Hi Fi etc..  The 'Off Topic' forum includes discussion of almost anything from sport, current affairs, and politics, to members helping each other with advice on a vast range of topics.

As with NS.. I've met a fair few PFM members over the years, although rather than 'Meet Ups', hi-fi geeks tend to have 'bake offs' where they meet at somebody's house and compare the size of their speakers... ;)

 

Whatever members on here might think of (some of) the discussion on PFM, it is a very well run and moderated site, which is easy to navigate.

 

https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

To -Day just got better Son and Wife have ask if we want to go for dinner Sunday.

 

Yes Yes saves me cooking I wonder what is the occasion is?

Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, mary1947 said:

 

 

Yes Yes saves me cooking I wonder what is the occasion is?

Seems like your son has realised it’s a ‘special day’ Mary.  I doubt whether it will be remembered by our two sons …… although last year they turned up together (200 mile round trip) for a quick Sunday roast, despite us being in lockdown at that time.  

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Mary Don't ask questions just go and enjoy it. You may have to wait a long time for another invitation. Buon appetito:hungr:

Link to post
Share on other sites
On 6/17/2021 at 11:51 AM, Cliff Ton said:

 

Another significant problem is navigation around this site.

 

DJ’s Pink Fish 30000 members 13 sub topics 

Us 7000 members lost count after 70/80 sub topics 

Why not just start a new topic for every post :crazy:

  • Like 4
Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello folks, I'm not dead (yet) but I am quite unwell.

 

On March 5th I had a bit of an accident at home when I lost my balance and fell very awkwardly. I was alone and on the floor, trapped between various items of furniture. I tried to free myself but that only made things worse. I was like this for nearly twelve hours -during which time I became pretty desperate. I was eventually rescued to discover that I was completely paralysed from the waist down. Off to A&E.

 

After all the preliminaries – and a fall from the trolley, a bed was found for me. Next day I was in intense pain in my left hip, thigh and knee. I reported this to the staff and to cut a few days out of the situation, it was discovered that I have advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer

 

I was hospitalised until a few days ago. I am at home now, still unable to walk and in quite a lot of pain. I have a hospital bed on the ground floor and have to be assisted to the commode at its side.

 

Oh well! That's life. Thank goodness for morphine.

 

I will write more when I feel a bit better.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh my goodness, Jonab, how awful for you. I did wonder where you were lately, never imagined you were going through all that. Sending positive vibes for your situation to improve.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry about your problem Jonab...wishing you all the best mate...

Link to post
Share on other sites

Went today for a nice quiet pint in the Samuel Hall & bumped in to my mate Ian Dawson Over from Spain for a short holiday.  A good time was had by all & a few beers to celebrate.

Me & Dawson.

 

Booze.jpg

 

Dawson & Mrs C.

Sue.jpg

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...