That Is Too Long A Discussion

@stbrians (15899)
Kakamega, Kenya
March 2, 2017 12:16pm CST
It is not so good to write a very long discussion. You might find out that many litters will avoid it. Do not also make it too short. 1. You may find yourself having repetitions which is not good. Ho straight to the point. 2. You may fix so many subtopics in the discussion. 3. Lotterss are busy people and may skip it. 4. It might not be read to the end.
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@Gillygirl (17623)
• Sutton, England
2 Mar 17
There are many longer posts written by talented mylotters. I don't skip them and judging by the high volume of responses these members get neither do other people get bored or skip them. What is a litter?
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
I meant to say lotter. Am sorry the word is not in English and my dictionary spells it as litter. Am sorry. I agree you won't notice long well constructed posts Moderation is however necessary
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@Kandae11 (40339)
2 Mar 17
There should be a balance.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
Atleast she sort of balance. Litters are busy people. They have notifications to clear apart from reading and commenting on discussions. A balance is needed
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• Philippines
2 Mar 17
I think it depends in how interesting it is. But sadly if the readers got bored to the first paragraph they might really skip reading and comment to it. Better to put sub discussion or follow up discussion. God bless.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
Correct there. Subheadings may help there. Interesting discussions may be long and nobody will notice the length
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2 Mar 17
Very long discussions may even be good, but tend to end up being boring.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
That I'd why the length must be checked. Make them not too long,
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2 Mar 17
@stbrians That's a good thing to do.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
@TheInvisibleMan At yes there are litters who ignore this andake tj too long without any special point It is as if they were forced on the lenth
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• Richfield, Utah
2 Mar 17
Meh, I try to have a good balance, I know I'm a long poster at times, but im just trying to tell a story, and tell some life experiences along the way. So far, I've had great success with it. The one sentence posts, I try to avoid, as they get too general. I'm here to discuss, really discuss, get to the meat of the discussion. I think it depends on the preferences of the person
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
It also depends on the reader too. You are right that success goes with quality
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@shaggin (39649)
• United States
3 Mar 17
@librarygeek1980 I like your posts!
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• Richfield, Utah
3 Mar 17
@shaggin awe, thanks, I like yours too!
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@shaggin (39649)
• United States
3 Mar 17
I prefer posts that have more to them then just a few short lines about nothing. They do seem to get more attention the shorter posts but am don't care I like mine longer even if that means less people read my posts.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
3 Mar 17
Interesting long ones are not bad. When boring is when problems come. Too short ones are not good either
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@shaggin (39649)
• United States
3 Mar 17
@stbrians exactly like @kandae11 said there should be a balance. Not to long not to short.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
3 Mar 17
@shaggin You know people are in for too short ones with nothing in it to quickly get away with
@just4him (132415)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
3 Mar 17
I write them at various lengths. It depends on the topic. I don't like short posts, they have nothing to say.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
3 Mar 17
Since it is a discussion, I thought you leave room for the others to add something. Why exhaust everything for them?
@shaggin (39649)
• United States
3 Mar 17
I agree with you in that the very short posts having nothing in them
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
3 Mar 17
@shaggin The two short ones are no good either
@Nawsheen (22922)
• Mauritius
2 Mar 17
I agree. Long discussions sometimes can become very boring to read. I think when we write something we should come straight to the point and skip the irrelevant things
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
That is the point. I read one discussion which had many repetitions. Another had so many things packed into one.
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@Nawsheen (22922)
• Mauritius
3 Mar 17
@stbrians indeed
@pammooratan (4676)
• India
2 Mar 17
I am agree to you.I probably write not bigger and not shorter.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
That is fine. Consideration is necessary. However when we write the factor should be to convey the message
• India
3 Mar 17
@stbrians Yes I am fully agree to you.
@mysdianait (64282)
• Italy
2 Mar 17
We all have choices. We can choose to read or not read a long discussion, to respond or not respond on a long dioscussion, to post or not to post a long discussion. For me a post for discussion is like a meal in a restaurant. If there is nothing to bite on I will not return.
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@stbrians (15899)
• Kakamega, Kenya
2 Mar 17
That is very well put. Nobody would have put it better. If it is long but no meat to bite then no mylotter will return to your discussions. I hope that is what you are saying? And mylotters will go to restaurants which cook well. Sometimes it matters not if they serve too much.
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@mysdianait (64282)
• Italy
3 Mar 17
@stbrians Exactly my point!
@reskyyandi (3688)
• Indonesia
5 Mar 17
Yeah, you are right. I don't like to read a long discussion, I more like "to the point" person
@youless (94719)
• Guangzhou, China
3 Mar 17
Sometimes I will avoid very long discussions. English is not my native language. So reading difficult English is a challenging for me. The worse is I may not understand it because our backgrounds are different.
@KrauseHome (35507)
• United States
3 Mar 17
For sure. Longer discussions are best left for other Writing sites you might be able to earn more from.