John :: Affirming Consequents, Denying Antecedents (idonotlikepeas) wrote in polloftheday,
John :: Affirming Consequents, Denying Antecedents
idonotlikepeas
polloftheday

How do you use your friends list?

Top-down or bottom-up?

I go to the earliest entry I haven't seen and read backwards.
69(25.1%)
I start at the top and go back until the latest entry I've seen.
206(74.9%)

Cut links?

I open each cut as a new tab/window and keep reading friends.
120(43.8%)
I open each cut as a new tab/window and then read the entry immediately.
44(16.1%)
I open each cut in the same window, then go back to my friends list after reading.
102(37.2%)
I never click on cuts in any way except in extremely special cases.
8(2.9%)

Comment links?

I open new tabs/windows for things I want to comment on, then go back and do so after I finish reading my friends page.
82(29.8%)
I open new tabs/windows for things I want to comment on, then immediately comment on them in the new tab/window.
62(22.5%)
I open the entry in the same window and comment on it immediately.
92(33.5%)
I make a mental note of entries I want to comment on and try to remember to come back to them.
28(10.2%)
I never comment on anything.
11(4.0%)

Read comments before posting one?

Like I said before, I never post comments.
5(1.8%)
I post comments, but never read anyone else's comments.
3(1.1%)
I always post a comment before reading any other comments, but might read comments afterwards.
34(12.4%)
I read comments first if there are a small number (fewer than 10).
91(33.1%)
I read comments first if there is a reasonable number (fewer than 50).
85(30.9%)
I read comments first if there is a manageable number (fewer than 150).
11(4.0%)
I read all the other comments first unless it's news.
20(7.3%)
I always read all the comments first no matter what.
26(9.5%)

Voice posts?

I usually don't bother.
189(69.0%)
I usually listen to them.
78(28.5%)
I listen to them and transcribe them.
7(2.6%)

How far back will you skip if necessary to read as many entries as possible?

I would never go past the first page.
4(1.5%)
I would give up after two or three pages.
75(27.5%)
I would give up after a hundred entries or so.
59(21.6%)
I would give up after a few hundred entries.
32(11.7%)
All the way, baby.
88(32.2%)
Not only will I go all the way back, I'll check individual journals afterwards if that wasn't far enough.
15(5.5%)

How many friends do you have?

Too many
32(11.7%)
Too few
61(22.3%)
Just right
180(65.9%)

Miscellaneous

I sometimes read other peoples' friends pages.
21(8.5%)
I sometimes read friendsfriends.
10(4.1%)
I skip any post that's more than two paragraphs long.
1(0.4%)
I has a default view. (NO THEY BE TAKING MY DEFAULT VIEW.)
5(2.0%)
I take people off my list or out of my default view if they post uncut meme-quizzes.
1(0.4%)
I frequently miss the subject lines of entries.
20(8.1%)
I prefer reading journals via ESN.
0(0.0%)
I am a wanker and/or jackass.
0(0.0%)
I will not buy this tobacconist, it is scratched.
6(2.4%)
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