A discussion about cell phones and wrist watches got 100+ responses! Who knew?

@rocketj1 (6960)
United States
October 16, 2008 1:23pm CST
I was so surprised at the number of responses that this little lowly question of mine has received! Why did this strike a nerve? Is it just because of the popularity of technology? Was it just easy to answer? Was it something that no one had given much thought to? Wouldn't we all like to know how to get such responses from a single discussion question?.............me too! Thanks to those who replied!
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@Humbug25 (12551)
17 Oct 08
Hi ya rocketj1 Well done you! I once started a discussion about what people cook in their microwaves. I was genuinely interested to see what people did with theirs because I feel that I don't use mine enough to warrant having one and was trying to make the decision as to if I should keep it and use it more or just simply get rid of it. Well I got 150 responses and I was really surprised but having looked at why, and I think it is the same reason as to why you got so many responses and that is because it is an easy question to answer and nearly everone can relate to as it's a day to day object one (cell phone/mobile, watch, microwave).
@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
17 Oct 08
Hey there, Humbug! The question now is : Do you still have the microwave and do you use it now?haha
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@Humbug25 (12551)
18 Oct 08
Well yes I do still have it but I am still debating with myself as to whether I should keep it or no. Maybe I will put it out back or something and see how I get along without it, I sure could do with the space on the side!! Is it me or has your star rating gone down?
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@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
18 Oct 08
Oh...................you had to bring up my shame, didn't you!I have no idea how that happened! By the way, what is the color order of the stars from least to best? Are they found somewhere within the mylot guidelines? I couldn't find them. Is silver lower than what I was? I know my number was up to 9 once, I think. I really don't pay much attention as I haven't even signed up for pay pal yet to be paid here. So far this has just been for fun.
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@jesssp (2742)
• Canada
20 Oct 08
I think some of the reason is because it's an easy answer. Yes, I have this and why, or no I don't have that because... It's the kind of topic that you just get to state facts instead of offer advice or insight. Plus a lot of people have and use those things!
@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
20 Oct 08
Very true. It is something we all have to deal with. Thanks
@salonga (27957)
• Philippines
17 Oct 08
Oh congrats my dear for having a very hot discussion on that topic! You hit the interest of many users ha! Well I believe it is a question that concerns most people here and hence most of them gave their share. It is also an easy question but quite sensible. There are easy questions posted here but I never responded because I find no sense at all. Maybe the key is to post an easy but sensible topics that are commonly experienced by most people or concern most people.
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@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
17 Oct 08
I think you are right. Everyone seems to have an answer for it. Everyone can relate to the subject matter and it was fairly simple to answer. Most people were able to sum up what they needed to say in a short paragraph. Sometimes if I think that it would take to long for me to explain myself, I will not answer. Thanks, salonga!
• India
16 Oct 08
thts a huge news dear...but hw many days it took to get 100 responses ...was it in a single day!!!i hope it was of gr8 interest for all the people here on mylot!! Tht discussions might surely have affected ur earning did they?gud luck!!
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@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
16 Oct 08
I got the first 96 responses in 2 days and then 8 more yesterday! Thanks for your response. I wish I could tell you the secret for this success but I really have no idea.
@Shar1979 (2723)
• United States
16 Oct 08
cool!!! people find the discussion really interesting then. :) congrats
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@rocketj1 (6960)
• United States
16 Oct 08
Thanks:) Is that you and your doggie in the photo?
@savypat (20246)
• United States
16 Oct 08
Well you just can't tell what will interest people, I would have never guessed taht one would.
@ronaldinu (12440)
• Malta
16 Oct 08
Sometimes you get surprized at what kind of topics manage to exceed the 100+responses. Sometimes een a light hearted discussion can make the grade.
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