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Two questions:
Who still reads this LJ?
Do comments still matter? (in the staying "friends" sort of way)

I'm trying to figure a way to follow y'all better but haven't been succeeding. Real life is busy. :)
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lex_of_green From: lex_of_green Date: April 3rd, 2012 02:17 am (UTC) (Link)
1) Me
2) Yes, absolutely
world_rim_walke From: world_rim_walke Date: April 3rd, 2012 01:14 pm (UTC) (Link)
What she said.
crescent_gaia From: crescent_gaia Date: April 3rd, 2012 03:17 am (UTC) (Link)
1. Me!
2. Not to me, but they might to others.

I'm mostly on Facebook now with my own status updates. However, I know that is not for everyone.
karn From: karn Date: April 3rd, 2012 03:32 am (UTC) (Link)
I still read this whenever I have time!
cassandraterra From: cassandraterra Date: April 3rd, 2012 03:37 am (UTC) (Link)
I still do. Comments are nice because there is no way to see/track if anyone has read your post. But it is harder and harder to post on LJ. I still read lots of community posts that I am a part of. And I post on them more then I do individual posts on my own personal LJ.
dylsexia From: dylsexia Date: April 3rd, 2012 04:04 am (UTC) (Link)
I still read.
zesty_pinto From: zesty_pinto Date: April 3rd, 2012 04:22 am (UTC) (Link)
I read, I just don't comment much. No offense at it, just as much as I don't really know what to say half the time about it. I'm sure the feeling is mutual.

And yeah, real life does the same to me. Most of the reason why I keep updating LJ anyway is for the sake of a lady friend who is always curious.
tandu From: tandu Date: April 3rd, 2012 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Here!
dangermouse72 From: dangermouse72 Date: April 3rd, 2012 08:24 am (UTC) (Link)
I still read, even if I don't comment (or post) too often.
melissa_maples From: melissa_maples Date: April 3rd, 2012 08:55 am (UTC) (Link)
If I didn't read you, I'd take you off my FL. So the fact that you're still there means I read.

Comments have never mattered to me - just because someone wants to read doesn't make them obligated to comment, and honestly I'd rather people not comment at all than comment simply because they feel they should. I have some friends who are very commenty, and others who aren't, and that's fine, everyone's different. I certainly don't measure friendship by it.
slashpyro From: slashpyro Date: April 3rd, 2012 11:57 am (UTC) (Link)
I read via the magic of RSS.

That inherently makes comments more difficult, but clearly, not impossible.
lady_fox From: lady_fox Date: April 3rd, 2012 12:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read. Comment when I feel I have something productive to add. For me, it's a decent way to keep in touch at least a little.
thegelf From: thegelf Date: April 3rd, 2012 12:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
1) I read
2) Comments only matter if the post is about something I'd think you care about and have good input on, and then you don't comment.
tyskkvinna From: tyskkvinna Date: April 3rd, 2012 01:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read but I've felt for a while that this forum is simply dying and I haven't come up with a good way to replace it yet.
darkskywatcher From: darkskywatcher Date: April 3rd, 2012 02:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
I still read, too.
assfingers From: assfingers Date: April 3rd, 2012 05:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read and expect daily comments to my multitude of posts.
zesty_pinto From: zesty_pinto Date: April 5th, 2012 10:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
Who the hell is this guy?
techdragon From: techdragon Date: April 4th, 2012 01:13 am (UTC) (Link)
me.
yes.
angels_ember From: angels_ember Date: April 4th, 2012 02:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
1) I read it

2) Not really. The people I'm closest with that I met through here...well, some of them don't even use LJ anymore. If friendship is important, then it's important enough to make an effort to sustain outside of this little world.
ayrynkat From: ayrynkat Date: April 5th, 2012 12:34 am (UTC) (Link)
1. Yes! This is the only place that I follow what you're up to (except for random Twitter updates)
2. I rarely comment, but I can see how getting none would make you feel like no one is listening. Chicken and egg, I suppose.
naughtyaelf From: naughtyaelf Date: April 5th, 2012 03:14 am (UTC) (Link)
Still reading! Still commenting. feel free to comment, correct, or come over for scotch. :D
smed From: smed Date: April 12th, 2012 03:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read. Not often but perhaps every few months I drop in for an update.
I rarely comment though. It keeps my creepy stalker status current...

... oh fuck, now I've gone and ruined that...
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