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Do You Go Back Pages to Read What Others Have Written?

Once you have written more than 10 articles, they are no longer on the front page of your profile. For those of us who have written more than 100, we have 10 pages plus. Some of this material is valuable, but I suspect is never seen as most readers will only read the first few that can be easily accessed. I doubt that most people would delve into anything that is not "easy." One of the things that I want to start to do is to make a list of those, whom I follow, and then concentrate on going through their entire list. I simply wish it were easier to see a list of all articles at a glance from any one particular writer. Perhaps, there is an easier way that I just haven't discovered yet.

No, I only read what is at the top of my notifications list.

0 votes / 0% 0 votes

No, I dont read much of what others have to say.

0 votes / 0% 0 votes

I read only what I can easily access.

5 votes / 38% 5 votes / 38 %

Yes, I read through several pages going back from someones profile page.

5 votes / 38% 5 votes / 38 %

Yes, I go back to the first things others write, even if they have written 100s of articles.

1 votes / 7% 1 votes / 7 %

Other. Please Explain

2 votes / 15% 2 votes / 15 %
This poll has received 13 vote(s) so far.

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luisga814 wrote on March 10, 2015, 4:59 AM

There were sometimes i did go back to other authors written and do some comment if possible.

Kungfu123 wrote on March 10, 2015, 5:03 AM

I only read it when I have much time to do it.

inertia4 wrote on March 10, 2015, 7:10 AM

CoralLevang I go back on some members pages. I look through them and if I find one that is interesting to me I will read it. And most likely comment.

Arvi wrote on March 10, 2015, 8:08 AM

I will occasionally go back, but usually I am crunched for time, so I read what I can see. Some people are so exciting to read that it is worth it to take the time and go through a few pages.

GemOfAGirl wrote on March 10, 2015, 9:04 AM

I may sometimes go back a page or two through someone's article list, but I usually concentrate on the most recent ten. Recently, someone here went through my entire article list, all the way from the beginning, and left a comment on most of them. I was tremendously flattered by that. I've been thinking about doing that for someone else, as a sort of "pay it forward" kind of a thing.

Porcospino wrote on March 10, 2015, 9:27 AM

Sometimes I read old articles. If there are lots of articles I don't start from the beginning, but I often read some of the old articles that have disappeared from the front page.

nbaquero wrote on March 10, 2015, 12:02 PM

CoralLevang good point, if there is anything that PersonaPaper could improve is on that aspect.

valmnz wrote on March 10, 2015, 2:25 PM

I'm a mix of the above, so voted Other. Depends on who the person is, what they write about. Sometimes I go back a few pages, often I don't.

allen0187 wrote on March 11, 2015, 1:31 AM

Yes, I do make it a habit to go back and read the first post of the PPers that I connect with. This is usually the introductory post of these members. I also take time to read old posts.

crowntower wrote on March 11, 2015, 8:43 AM

Yes I do. If you remember that I am really trying so hard to make a 100 to 200 comments everytime I have time here in persona, and when the homepage runout of post to comment with, I go back to my connections post, and mostly I have also read and comment on the first part of their profile page so I tend to find an article in their previous pages. God bless.

JohnRoberts wrote on March 11, 2015, 5:27 PM

I try to read people's older stuff. I wish the categories weren't restricted to just what's trending and recent entries. For example, it would be nice to peruse all the pages of Travel. A suggestion to administration is to make categories just as accessible as members in being able to see back pages of older material.

celticeagle wrote on March 12, 2015, 10:03 PM

I try to take some time monthly at least to pick a member and read all of their stuff. I just don't have time to that more often.