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Re: Lighting community is turning its back on its own members « Reply #30 on: August 10, 2018, 06:23:41 AM » Author: 589
I donít think I have it set up to go to any email I actually use. I had to setup a yahoo account so thatís peobably where the email went lol. Iíve been looking to get my pics off of the cloud as more and more it bothers me how many companies are using our data more invasively as time wears on. Guess I need to step it up and add that to my todo list among other things lol.
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Re: Lighting community is turning its back on its own members « Reply #31 on: August 10, 2018, 09:15:24 AM » Author: xmaslightguy
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I hear you with this, and although I'm younger than most message board pros I'm still old enough to remember when people chatted online via forums, instant message chat, online groups or things like the MySpace forums.
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I liked the MySpace forums..when they got rid of those alone, there really wasn't much reason to even go on the site...then with all the other "upgrades" (which in reality were down-grades) they did, MySpace came to the point where it sucked bad. Its no wonder it died .lol. I'm kinda surprised its still even around at all.
I also used to enjoy Usenet newsgroups(if anyone is old enough to remember those)...something that has actually been around longer than 'the web'. Its been quite awhile(probably 2-3 years) since I last went & looked in some of the groups I used to read...at that time there was basically nothing but spam Sad


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Reddit is unbelievable for this. It doesn't help that it's frequented overwhelmingly by users who still have spots and up-and-coming hormones, mind. I rarely frequent reddit for that reason, it's just a cesspit of teen angst.
Thats basically what I hear about it ... infact I don't believe I've ever seen anything good posted about the way people are on Reddit .


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I've been on a lot of forums over the years for a lot of different topics. A lot of them are no longer. Often times the Facebook groups thing is what kills them. I refuse to get on Facebook groups. I don't like the openness of it and having everything connected to one social media account. I guess it's because I'm a bit of a private person, but I don't want all of my personal details from a Facebook profile showing up through all of the groups.
I feel exactly the same. I'm on various other forums & things, and  hear/see people mention the facebook group ... I want no part in it, I'll stick to the main site.
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Re: Lighting community is turning its back on its own members « Reply #32 on: August 10, 2018, 02:08:01 PM » Author: Roi_hartmann
I've been recently gotten kind of tired to lighting collecting. In this era of LED it kind of feels pointless as you don't see much older stuff moving since every goes straight to trash and I don't see much new stuff that seems interesting.
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