what do the number beside the useranme mean?

@MKpack22 (307)
United States
March 1, 2007 11:56am CST
my numbers went down from yester day? how does this happen and what do the numbers mean?
2 responses
@AKRao24 (25233)
• India
1 Mar 07
The numbers displayed beside the user name indicate the number of discussionsin which you have participated or the number of discussions which you have posted. This number incudes only the fresh response to any topic.Adding to further discussion may not increse this number and responding back your discussions also may not make any difference in this number. This number indicates your activeness and your frequency of partcipation in the forum. One can easily make out how active you are once he/she goes to your frofile and looks at your profile, to know how long since you have joined and what is your presen score, as to get the idea of your activeness o the forum! This figure has nothing to do with the earnings. Bigger the figure doesn't necessarily means that it is fetching more income to that person.It is just a quantitative measure or meter indicating your number of postings.For earnings you need to add qualitative postings! Well regarding the changing of this figure , all I can say is that Mylot people are deleting some topics and for that matter some members who are not sticking to the rules and regulations by them. By doing so they are cheating the Mylot Community. This is done by Mylot from time to time and while doing so what ever the discussions appear4d in the persons name or under the topic which were posted automatically gets deleted and accordingly the number of postings by the member who has posted his discussion under the topic which has been got deleted. So in your case if you go to the head 'Discussions I have responded to" you will realise that some topics which were posted by you must have got missed ! Well there is nothing to worry about it , it hardly makes much of diffrence to your earnings! Keep on posting nice, informative and quality discussions and you can achieve the best in Mylot, don't bother much about the numbers! Thanks and best of luck!
@honeyangel (1992)
1 Mar 07
thats for how many posts and responses youve made, you did mean the one in brackets