what does the number beside your name means?

@aendzie (571)
Philippines
July 6, 2008 7:40pm CST
I thought that number means number of your friends, but I observed, my number increases every minute, and other's have huge numbers like a thousand, does that mean, they have more than a thousand friends? whew!that's quite a lot!
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6 responses
@richiem (3645)
• Philippines
7 Jul 08
Technically, the number means the number of discussions you have been involved with. If you would notice, the number increases every time you start a discussion or respond to a new discussions. However, if you just comment of the responses in your own discussion, your number doesn't increase. This is because you have already been involved in that discussion. It is also true if you respond to a discussion you have already responded to, your number won't also increase. So what are the benefits of having these number increase? After reaching your 100th number, you will now have a star, which measures how popular you are here in mylot. after you have reached the 200th mark, you can now use the emoticons and other mylot codes and you can now add photos to your discussion. After you have reached the 500th mark, you can now use the copy/paste privilege and you can now add photo to your responses and comments.
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
7 Jul 08
wow, that's so nice of you explaining that..thanks very much!!!!I appreciate it, see you around!
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@richiem (3645)
• Philippines
7 Jul 08
Thanks for the best response! I am very willing to help.
• United States
15 Jul 10
Wow thanks for that information, was very helpfull!
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
29 Jul 10
cool!didn't think my question would answer yours too,just got back after a long break!and it feels good to be back...see you around.
• China
8 Jul 08
i think that does't mean number of our friends. it means mumber of posting comment and responding comment.
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
29 Jul 10
thanks for the comment,took a while eh?3 years for the response!lol!just kidding!thanks again.
@subha12 (18449)
• India
7 Jul 08
it signifies the number of post you have done in mylot till date.just like 44 beside your name means together you have done 44 post. it may be responding to discussion plus starting new yourself which ha sgot atleast one response.
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
29 Jul 10
wow,that's quite a different response,but thanks anyway!
@ieeko89 (1054)
• Malaysia
7 Jul 08
The numbers means how many discussion that you've respond too Aendzie
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
29 Jul 10
thanks for the response ieeko89,sorry it took a while..I'm back to business!^_^
@sudalunts (5526)
• United States
7 Jul 08
I think the numbers represents how many discussions and responses were made.
@aendzie (571)
• Philippines
7 Jul 08
thanks very much...now i know..^^