How often do you edit your interests?

United States
April 10, 2010 1:24pm CST
I have been on mylot for about a year and I think I have gone back through the interests like one time! I guess I should go check them out every so often. Have you ever edited your interests? When have you added a new one?
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@megamatt (14326)
• United States
10 Apr 10
It really depends. As of late, I have not really looked into my interests and have added any new ones to the list that I have already had ever since I signed up. I guess that is really nothing that I have thought of. Pretty much I think I might have gotten most of everything to begin with. Perhaps one day I will find something new that I can add to those interests. There are times where I go through a list of top discussions and respond to topics. Including those in discussion places where I have never really posted. Often times, I may say that I want to add this interest to my list. Perhaps I will. Perhaps I will not. However this happens every once in a while. Not all that often, as most of the discussions that catch my interests are from that list but there you go.
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• United States
10 Apr 10
When I respond to something and get the notice that it wasn't in my interests, I usually add it anyway. I hear we get more for responding in our selected interests.
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@Maggiepie (7821)
• United States
11 Apr 10
How odd...did Alice tell you that? I swear MyLot has the most peculiar ways to tot up payments. It's always a mystery as to why it's such a Big Secret, too. Oh well... Maggiepie YOUR TOPIC DOESN'T HAVE A HOME? TRY THE "OPEN MIKE" CATEGORY! DISCUSS ANY & EVERYTHING--2 TOPICS OR MORE AT ONCE!
• United States
11 Apr 10
I don't know exactly where I heard that.. I just read in in a response somewhere.
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@KompitaPita (2053)
• Bulgaria
10 Apr 10
I think that I edit my interests once a month. I go to the interests menu and I am looking for new interests that I liked to. Last night I've added few new interests, so I will join more interesting discussions.
• United States
10 Apr 10
That's a good idea. I need to update my interests more often!
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• India
10 Apr 10
very often whenever i see new topics i just search in the intrestes section if avialable i join it or else i create it
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• United States
10 Apr 10
I haven't ever created one, but I add the ones I get notices for!
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@ridwan08 (1184)
• Indonesia
10 Apr 10
honestly i edit my interest just for add my interest.i edit my interest rarely.for 3 month since i join on mylot,only 2 times i edit my interest for add something interest on mylot interest list.
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• United States
10 Apr 10
That's pretty good, I think I only edited them once in the last year! I need to go check them out again!
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@mysdianait (64342)
• Italy
10 Apr 10
I just keep on adding them almost every time I respond or comment on a discussion in an interest that I had not added previously. I don't think too many can be either a hindrance or a help so I just leave them the way they are rather than removing any.
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• United States
10 Apr 10
I do that too. I add the ones I respond to and it wasn't previously in my interests. I just don't go back and add any new ones as a general rule.
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@Ramsesxlll (1436)
• Finland
11 Apr 10
Iactually never change my interests, because I don't simply have time for it. I just put some in the beginning, and now I haven't even touched them. That makes me think that I maybe should change them every now and then... I just hate it when I have too many interests though... Do you have this too? Because I miss the "important" discussions, when I am answering the "unimportant" ones... I do maybe add new interests if I answer to an interesting discussion with an interesting interest.
• United States
11 Apr 10
I am sure we miss some no matter what technique we use to answer discussions!
• Finland
11 Apr 10
Yeah I guess so
@Maggiepie (7821)
• United States
11 Apr 10
I do it now & then, when I think about it (& have time). I've deleted scads, & added a few. In fact--I've just added a brand new category of interest, one designed to allow people to touch on more than one topic at a time, rather than stay squeezed into some category where it doesn't really fit, or make yet ANOTHER splinter category (& goodness knows, there aren't enough of THOSE, right? LOL!). See my sig below--& POST there next time you need more freedom! Maggiepie GO TO Open Mike CATEGORY & TALK ABOUT ANYTHING--EVEN 2 or MORE TOPICS AT ONCE!
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• United States
11 Apr 10
I'll have to check out the "open mike" category. I hadn't seen that. I guess if we don't check the interests often we miss new ones that are added.
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@Maggiepie (7821)
• United States
11 Apr 10
You hadn't noticed it for a good reason; I just created it yesterday! I did so because I got frustrated when MyLot asked me why I didn't post a topic in a particular category, & I explained that there were too few people to make it worthwhile, & that there were some rather nasty, proprietary posters who treated that category as theirs, & had chased off a bunch of people. Some had left MyLot altogether! So after thinking it over, Elic, my bff here & in Real Life showed me how to create Open Mike, & there you go! Frankly, I'm surprised there hasn't been one already! Anyway, the more folks go there & make use of it, the better it will become. What it allows one to do is blend topics which can't be done in more narrowly-defined categories, plus (eventually) reach many more people to share news & get info! Spread the word! Maggiepie YOUR TOPIC DOESN'T HAVE A HOME? TRY THE "OPEN MIKE" CATEGORY! DISCUSS ANY & EVERYTHING--2 TOPICS OR MORE AT ONCE!
@wll521998 (109)
11 Apr 10
since i did for the first time, i am hardly to edit my intrests .i dont konw others,i got no intrest in doing this. it's no use to change. acturally i got no photo for my mylot.com profile,and i dont wanan do it in the further as well.
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• United States
11 Apr 10
I didn't think it was too important either, but now I think it's better to check it every now and then since other poeple are always adding new ones!
@allknowing (73171)
• India
11 Apr 10
When I just joined I used to be very enthusiastic about adding interests. I now feel I have enough there and for the time I spend here they take care of my participation usefully and actively.
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• United States
11 Apr 10
I guess the only advantage to adding interests would be that they are more in front of us. Like across the top of the board and all. Other than that I don't know any other benefits.
@Hatley (164450)
• Garden Grove, California
10 Apr 10
hi macdingolinger easy user name to type lol oh dear I have been here for two years and have a whole slew of interests and some I seldom use. But they are alright as they are as I have so much else to do here and spend a lot of my time having fun my lotting. I have got so I do not add all that they ask me to add, like the silly ones that ask you do you want to add stupid criminals to hobbies I enjoy? I am going what theF. thats a hobby, and do I enjoy stupid criminals.okay thats a no no,So no I have not edited my interests nor added much lately. I have learned to say no, like in n o for no!!!!!!!!
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• United States
11 Apr 10
lol!I hadn't seen the dumb criminals in "hobbies I enjoy"! That's hilarious!
@hora_fugit (5430)
• India
11 Apr 10
I don't do that much often. Sometimes I'm forced to include some I am not really interested in. Then only will I use 'edit my interest' option. Otherwise I'm content with current ones and a few now and then, rarely.
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• Philippines
11 Apr 10
Everytime I want to. :)
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@commanderxo (1496)
• Canada
11 Apr 10
These quotes I believe, say it best: "When the student is ready, the master appears." (Buddhist Proverb) Also... "Every act of conscious learning, requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily." (Thomas Szasz) Also... "Pain is normal. Pleasure is suspect." "I am the result of me." (Commanderxo)
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