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Several other folks are doing this, so I thought I would get on the bandwagon so to speak.  Although, I do not think I have seen a bandwagon since the last 4th of July parade I attended two years ago.

Looking for new friends, people who are like me, or who like people like me.

Mid-thirties gay male
writer and teacher
cook and former chef
WW2 ephemera collector
former Montanan
Currently live between Idaho and Washington
into the outdoors
noir film addict
not into children


Cooks and posts about cooking
Makes art/photography/crafts/fashion/interior design and posts about it
Writes about their real lives, even the crap bits
posts more than once every three months

hates their life
only posts about your kids or grandkids

extreme political partisanship
extremely Christian

your journal consists of: fan fiction, twitter feeds, or youtube clips
poor spellers

Please repost this, or a link to this post on your own blog, so I can make some new friends!

Date: 2013-01-05 10:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
You might consider posting a "Sticky" post so there is some content where new users can request friending. There is No message at all when a prospect goes to your journal.

I know how hard it is to find people to add. For a while I tried introducing people who I read as a continuing series on my journal. It is really disconcerting that so many people have left, are never coming back, and never deleted their account so my friends list is full of the unresponsive.

Date: 2013-01-06 01:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
It happens. I am going to stick this out. It is useful to me, if for nothing else than as a record of my own life.

Even regular blogging seems dead. It is a world of Twitter and Tumblr now. And we know how meaningful those interactions are.

Date: 2013-01-06 01:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Also, not quite sure how to make a "Sticky" post.

Date: 2013-01-06 05:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
There is a check box just below "Adult Content" and just above the posting button on the Old form. It says "Make Sticky Post" When you do that, that particular post will "Stick" to the top of the pile. It will always be the first message displayed when someone new comes to your journal. That way you can write a generic welcome message that will always display.

Date: 2013-01-08 05:40 am (UTC)


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