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The Thread that Attracts People

Postby coco » Sat 04.04.2009 11:08 am

I just wonder why so many people(608) viewed that thread. Only 71 people viewed the attachment file.

Was that title fascinating?
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby Sairana » Sat 04.04.2009 11:27 am

^_^

You don't actually have to open the attached file to view it, so that accounts for the low count there I think.

And people who go into a translation thread are usually expecting something short to help someone with, not "Translate the whole song for me". :P Personally, I opted to just not respond at all, or I was going to say something mean. :/

By the by... welcome back, coco! You haven't been as active around here as you used to be.
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby Gundaetiapo » Sat 04.04.2009 12:58 pm

I wasn't able to view the attachment until logging in.
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby coco » Sun 04.05.2009 6:33 pm

Sairana-san
Thank you for your warm comment. :)

I found that each post, including OP, of a thread in TJP gained 30-50 views during the first week in general.

Therefore, I assumed around 120 was a normal number of views for the thread. It doesn't seem to have contents people want to re-read except for the attachment file. It doesn't seem to have a specific keyword which people tend to search with search engines.

Those are reasons I was wondering.
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 04.06.2009 9:04 am

I think most people are interested in what is 'wanted' to be translated, and then to see if they have the ability to translate it.

I looked and when it was obvious to me the OP wanted us to do all the work, I posted up that they should do some work and then post that up. I think I looked at the thread 3 or 4 times total, and nothing was ever updated by the OP..
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby yukamina » Mon 04.06.2009 11:47 am

The title of the thread is rather generic. I think I clicked on it more than once.
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby astaroth » Mon 04.06.2009 1:15 pm

I was one of those who clicked on the thread to try their own abilities.
I gave it a try, then gave up, then forgetting why I gave up gave it another try, then gave up. Repeat that a few times ... :)
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby coco » Mon 04.06.2009 6:22 pm

Than you all for your comments.
yukamina wrote:The title of the thread is rather generic. I think I clicked on it more than once.


I didn't notice that. Yes! It can spur you to click it more than once.
I will watch a thread with a generic title from now on.

But even so, over 660 is too many. (I clicked it more than 7 though. :mrgreen: )

I come to think that some people happened to drop there through a search engine with keywords "translation" "Japanese" "English".
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Re: The Thread that Attracts People

Postby Valatunda » Tue 04.07.2009 2:45 am

I imagine more views have been created from this thread.
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