I wouldn't say it influenced me so much, but it did become a huge habit in my life that I only started to get rid of around this time last year. I couldn't believe how much time I spent I would spend there until I stopped spending so much time there. But I'm excited to explore this community, it honestly seems so great and relaxing, rather than the time-wasting black-hole of Reddit that I let consume me.
Also, I'm guessing insomniasexx is some sort of power-user or Hubski celebrity because her name has popped up everywhere!
No. Nononononononononono. insomniasexx if you disagree with me then please speak up once you read this....but please, please, please don't call people power-users or Hubski celebrity's. We're all just people, some of whom work on this great site, but in the end we're all using in roughly the same way.
Ha. Power user, that's hilarious. It naturally takes a bit for people to understand the culture here and to realize that this is its own place. The idea that interactions in the community aren't tied to some sort of competition is foreign to most people.
But I agree with you and ButterflyEffect we are all just people having conversations.
It also takes time and effort to make enough quality posts to gain followers, so hopefully the lack of instant gratification will deter the people that just want followers. If not, well, there's always the ignore button.
I'm being completely blown away right now. I've probably interacted with the same few users tons of times already. It's crazy to see how often everyone pops up. I'm starting to learn names already; that's something I never have done on Reddit.
I am NOT a power user. I am a 23 year old chick who happened to be doing homework while preparing for a work presentation today when the site crashed. I had seen the reddit thread earlier so I knew that reddit had done it. :)
Naturally, which would you choose. Homework / boring powerpoint or being on Hubski/reddit? Hmm.....
Haha sorry, I didn't mean to hit a nerve. I just didn't know how else to label it (or if labels are even appropriate) but you seem to have just popped up everywhere on this site. And I would definitely choose Hubski/reddit over homework, which is what I'm doing right now actually.
The team consists of mk, b_b, thenewgreen, and forwardslash. mk and fowardslash are the coder programmer wizards. I guess it falls on to me help answer questions, etc when the smart ones are dealing with server issues, etc.