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Old 01-31-2013, 01:12 AM   #1
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Once, in 2011, I started a thread asking for the winners of the HBT Homebrew Contest to share some of their tips. You know, things that wouldn't necessarily be included in a recipe. I thought I would be mining the heart and soul of the global homebrewing community. Information extraction. Well, I got a total of four replies to that thread. Four. This troubled me. Especially in light of the post count of some of the other threads. For example:

Soccer thread: 1754 posts. Really? One could synopsize the entire history of that sport with fewer words.

"What are you drinking now" thread: 22,102 posts. Not at all suprising, but 99.3% were drinking beer. Trust me.

"I loves the apfelwein" thread: 10,692 posts. I don't love it. Tried it though. Even posted in the thread. But let's continue.

"Wet shaving" thread: 1,625 posts. Think about that. Personal hygiene processes.

"Funny things you've overheard about beer" thread: 1,465 posts. Overheard being the operative term. Most posters here heard, rather than overheard, those comments. But that's splitting hairs. Oops, wrong thread.

And now I've forgotten the point I was trying to make. Dammit. Something about brewing and sharing information.

 
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:15 AM   #2
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Ironic?
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:17 AM   #3
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Ironic?
Ha! Hell if I know. Possibly.

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Old 01-31-2013, 01:38 AM   #4
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Meh.

I doubt this thread has better legs, but I'll help get you over that "4" hump...

Cheers!

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Old 01-31-2013, 01:46 AM   #5
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God, I wish there was a way to not post here but let you know I read it and laughed, but not give you the satisfaction of adding to the post count. Dagnabit.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:59 AM   #6
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There is absolutely no way that this thread will get more than 4 replys. You haven't asked a question or made a controversial statement or bragged about anything or snobbed about anything or queried the hbt community for relationship help. Nobody with any sense will reply to it. May be if you want to start a big thread ask some existential question like "why do my farts smell so much worse in the shower" or something. Good luck friend
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:14 AM   #7
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I'm not a huge fan of apfelwein either. Although recently a guy in my club brought some to a meeting and I actually did enjoy it.
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:14 AM   #8
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I hope the moderators don't lock it.

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Old 01-31-2013, 02:18 AM   #9
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Back to this farting in the shower thing. Why is that?
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:34 AM   #10
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You've gotten more replies to this thread. Does that make you feel happy?

 
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