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  1. Oct 23, 2009 #1
    Somehow, my number of posts would not increase when I post a topic or reply. Help!
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  3. Oct 23, 2009 #2

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    Posts on General Discussion don't increase your post count.
  4. Oct 23, 2009 #3
    Thanks for letting me know. But will the number of posts increase in any other sections of the forum?
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    Of course. Otherwise how would you have gotten 33 posts?
  6. Oct 23, 2009 #5
    This doesnt mean go post your dumb polls etc. in the other forums.
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    They won't increase in Politics or Brain Teasers either. Generally, the "lounge" is for goofing off, so doesn't count toward your post count.
  8. Oct 23, 2009 #7
    I see your point, Moonbear. Thanks for the replies, guys!
  9. Oct 23, 2009 #8
    Is the post count important? Think about it.
  10. Oct 23, 2009 #9
    It depends on one's point of view.
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    Forum feedback doesn't count either any more.
  12. Oct 24, 2009 #11
    Sometimes. People look at your post count, and if it's fairly low (like mine) they assume you're a newb and, sometimes, even, dismiss you as a result. Little do they know...:wink:
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    I still don't understand why Skepticism and Debunking and philosophy posts count. I thought we had decided that the entire lounge wouldn't go toward post count.
  14. Oct 26, 2009 #13
    If the entire lounge didn't count, I'd have no post count at all. Okay, maybe one for offering essay writing help.
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    Dearly Missed

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    Just go in every thread in the homework section and post...

    "Keep it up!"

    Then your post count will sky-rocket.
  18. Oct 26, 2009 #17

    Yes. People will meet an ill fate if they were to assume that post count = experience.:wink:

    I have officially asked 2000 annoying questions :biggrin:
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