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pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Welcome to Hubski

Your name matters. Here, people are able to build genuine connection with each other due to the way conversations are ran. People will remember what you said, and you have time to think before posting. You seem like a reasonable person, but I'm going to say it anyway: take that time. The reason being...

People are genuine here. Often enough, it leads to serious clashes even between friends. Sometimes, people will say things that will incite anger in you. Take the time to sit back or take a walk and think about what you want to say, and whether you want to say anything at all right now. If this is something you're not used to - which, coming from Reddit, you might not yet be expecting of yourself - it will take some effort. I'm sure you'll be fine in this regard, but, again, worth saying.

If you need a place to start, there are a few tags you might want to participate in, commenting, posting or simply following.




pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's on here! It's a filter that removes the majority of the gamification aspects of the website. Namely, share count and follower information. You can find it in the drop down menu on your settings page. If you don't know how to get there, just click your username on the top left corner, then click the link that says "settings." The zen option will be on a drop down menu in the third column of your settings page.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

B) Don't be surprised if it takes days for a conversation to unfold. For example, I might make a comment, get a response from someone, and might not respond back for hours and sometimes even days. For that matter, thread necromancy and referring back to threads that are literally years old is a normal thing around here.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

My wife has been on hubski for many years now and has tried to get me to join several times. She's a lurker.

I am getting my grad degree in information systems engineering so i avoided it as i didn't need yet another place to go to lose time. But hey, it is a new year so now is a good time to get the ball rolling and if all goes well i will have the degree in a few months and lots more free time.

I love philosophy music and lively debate so i hope I will fit right in.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

A) When you see heated arguments, it's not because we're all being anonymous jerks to each other. It's because we know each other well enough that two people can vehemently disagree in one thread and heartily agree in another thread. You'll still get some conversations that go too far from time to time, that might lead to hurt feelings, but they're very much a rarity around here. Because it's a small site and because of that dynamic, if you find that there's someone you just butt heads with often, it's b

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Neat! That was my first overnight to test out my gear. It's a nice spot even if it isn't incredibly remote.

troischiens if you have any questions on that trip or other hiking in the area, let me know! I've started working on the Ice Age Trail, and it has some backpacking opportunities, too. There are some dispersed campsites along the trail that aren't heavily advertised because they're intended for hikers doing long stretches of trail.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Welp, "Firebrand" was already taken by a barely active user almost 2 000 days ago.

I was a member here before. Then I left. Now I'm back, 'cause it's just about the only place to have any serious conversation from the many I've visited, and I'm nothing if not a serious man.

Let's see how this goes.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hi! Another just joined.

Hoping to find a better discussion than Reddit.

I like talking about music, books, & other media.

I look forward to bringing activity to #Chicago when I can post!

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ve any questions on that trip or other hiking in the area, let me know! I've started working on the Ice Age Trail, and it has some backpacking opportunities, too.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

oo. There are some dispersed campsites along the trail that aren't heavily advertised because they're intended for hikers doing long stretches of trail.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

oo. There are some dispersed campsites along the trail that aren't heavily advertised because they're intended for hikers doing long stretches of trail.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.

pajalock  ·  98 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ever they want as if it's a pub. That's were I'd recommend getting a good feel for those that are in the site poppin' into the site. Of course, that's just a sample of who's available that week.

There are some tags out there that give you some insight to a handful of users around here like #adayinthelife and #3questions. Take your time with them if you go down those rabbit holes. There's a bit there.