1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    Which Topics Stimulate The Most Interest?

    Here's convenient access to thirty two RHP Spirituality Forum Threads with 100 Plus Posts
    (Pages 2-9: January 1 to March 18, 2014). Please analyze our interest profile. Thanks.

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    If no God - What Meaning ? sonship Thread 157510 (211 Posts)

    Praying Through Jesus not To Jesus beauroberts Thread 158170 (123 Posts)

    Spirituality: Quotations Grampy Bobby Thread 155320 (226 Posts)


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    Fine-tuning of the Universe for life RJ Hinds Thread 157887 (336 Posts)

    Defining a Christian Identity Duchess64 Thread 158083 (159 Posts)


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    Rape is a mating strategy robbie carrobie Thread 158048 (119 Posts)

    Considering the Effects of Prayer Duchess64 Thread 157927 (101 Posts)

    Is God more cruel than the worst sadist you know? CalJust Thread 157904 (212 Posts)


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    If you could kill God... Hand of Hecate Thread 156825 (176 Posts)

    Spirituality FAQ SwissGambit Thread 157451 (117 Posts)

    "How Atheists Think" Grampy Bobby Thread 157812 (118 Posts)

    "The Causes of Atheism" Grampy Bobby Thread 157678 (370 Posts)

    The Godhead (Trinity) yoctobyte Thread 157800 (110 Posts)

    "Why Do Men Reject God?" Grampy Bobby Thread 156534 (270 Posts)


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    Where did your god come from? wolfgang59 Thread 156696 (123 Posts)

    Isiaha 9:6 robbie carrobie Thread 157719 (124 Posts)

    Michael the archangel robbie carrobie Thread 157739 (178 Posts)

    There is more atheists than... Trev33 Thread 156622 (105 Posts)


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    Noah's Ark Found RJ Hinds Thread 157518 (124 Posts)

    NT on women wolfgang59 Thread 157585 (123 Posts)

    A Jehovah's Witness contradiction or plain hypocrisy? divegeester Thread 157304 (633 Posts)

    "Sharia Law" Gramby Bobby Thread 157141 (218 Posts)

    "On a Scale of 1 to 7" Grampy Bobby Thread 157517 (165 Posts)


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    "Twelve Questions to Ask an Atheist" Grampy Bobby Thread 157406 (167 Posts)

    Three wise former gays sonship Thread 157102 (623 Posts)

    Sudan: brutal torture of hundreds of converts Rajk999 Thread 157350 (107 Posts)

    "Did Laidlaw, Broun, Stoppard, Chesterton...? Grampy Bobby Thread 156490 (229 Posts)

    We made up your god so get over it. sonhouse Thread 156796 (105 Posts)

    The Great White Throne Judgment Grampy Bobby Thread 157295 (110 Posts)

    The Versatile Bible SwissGambit Thread 157324 (109 Posts)


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    Star of Bethlehem ?? menace21 Thread 157118 (148 Posts)

    Why God Rejects Me sonship Thread 156686 (120 Posts)

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    19 Mar '14 17:031 edit
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Which Topics Stimulate The Most Interest?
    Clearly not this one...
  3. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    19 Mar '14 17:441 edit
    Originally posted by divegeester

    Clearly not this one...
    Of course not. Why should the minutes and hours of the past eleven weeks of our online lives invested in this spirituality forum matter in the least to any us? It's only a snapshot of our recent history of topics which stimulated our interest and passions the most? I'll tell you why: this thread invites thoughtful analysis... rather than argumentation and trolling.
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    19 Mar '14 18:25
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Of course not. Why should the minutes and hours of the past eleven weeks of our online lives invested in this spirituality forum matter in the least to any us? It's only a snapshot of our recent history of topics which stimulated our interest and passions the most? I'll tell you why: this thread invites thoughtful analysis... rather than argumentation and trolling.
    It sounds like your analysis is that topics that stimulate the most interest are those that invite argumentation and trolling, where "interest" is measured by the amount of argumentation and trolling. That's a tautological conclusion.
  5. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    19 Mar '14 18:441 edit
    Originally posted by JS357
    It sounds like your analysis is that topics that stimulate the most interest are those that invite argumentation and trolling, where "interest" is measured by the amount of argumentation and trolling. That's a tautological conclusion.
    The "topics that stimulate the most interest are those..."
    to which we devote the most of our effort and time, i.e., 100 Plus Posts.
    This thread invites thoughtful analysis. Your analysis?
  6. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    Which Topics Stimulate The Most Interest? (OP)

    Here's convenient access to thirty two RHP Spirituality Forum Threads with 100 Plus Posts
    (Pages 2-9: January 1 to March 18, 2014). Please analyze our interest profile. Thanks.

    If no God - What Meaning ? sonship Thread 157510 (211 Posts)

    Praying Through Jesus not To Jesus beauroberts Thread 158170 (123 Posts)

    Is God more cruel than the worst sadist you know? CalJust Thread 157904 (212 Posts)

    If you could kill God... Hand of Hecate Thread 156825 (176 Posts)

    The Godhead (Trinity) yoctobyte Thread 157800 (110 Posts)

    "Why Do Men Reject God?" Grampy Bobby Thread 156534 (270 Posts)

    Where did your god come from? wolfgang59 Thread 156696 (123 Posts)

    Why God Rejects Me sonship Thread 156686 (120 Posts)

    We made up your god so get over it. sonhouse Thread 156796 (105 Posts)

    * Rank 2) God Referenced: Total Posts 1,450 or 24%.... Nine Thread Average: 161

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    The Great White Throne Judgment Grampy Bobby Thread 157295 (110 Posts)

    The Versatile Bible SwissGambit Thread 157324 (109 Posts)

    Star of Bethlehem ?? menace21 Thread 157118 (148 Posts)

    Isiaha 9:6 robbie carrobie Thread 157719 (124 Posts)

    Michael the archangel robbie carrobie Thread 157739 (178 Posts)

    Noah's Ark Found RJ Hinds Thread 157518 (124 Posts)

    NT on women wolfgang59 Thread 157585 (123 Posts)

    Defining a Christian Identity Duchess64 Thread 158083 (159 Posts)

    * Rank 4) Bible Referenced: Total Posts 1,075 or 17%.... Eight Thread Average: 134

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    "How Atheists Think" Grampy Bobby Thread 157812 (118 Posts)

    "The Causes of Atheism" Grampy Bobby Thread 157678 (370 Posts)

    There is more atheists than... Trev33 Thread 156622 (105 Posts)

    "On a Scale of 1 to 7" Grampy Bobby Thread 157517 (165 Posts)

    "Twelve Questions to Ask an Atheist" Grampy Bobby Thread 157406 (167 Posts)

    "Did Laidlaw, Broun, Stoppard, Chesterton...? Grampy Bobby Thread 156490 (229 Posts)

    * Rank 3) Atheism Referenced: Total Posts 1,154 or 19%.... Six Thread Average: 192

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    Fine-tuning of the Universe for life RJ Hinds Thread 157887 (336 Posts)

    Rape is a mating strategy robbie carrobie Thread 158048 (119 Posts)

    Considering the Effects of Prayer Duchess64 Thread 157927 (101 Posts)

    A Jehovah's Witness contradiction or plain hypocrisy? divegeester Thread 157304 (633 Posts)

    "Sharia Law" Grampy Bobby Thread 157141 (218 Posts)

    Three wise former gays sonship Thread 157102 (623 Posts)

    Sudan: brutal torture of hundreds of converts Rajk999 Thread 157350 (107 Posts)

    Spirituality FAQ SwissGambit Thread 157451 (117 Posts)

    Spirituality: Quotations Grampy Bobby Thread 155320 (226 Posts)

    * Rank 1) Other Spirituality Referenced: Total Posts 2,480 or 40%.... Nine Thread Average: 276

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    * Thread Total: 32.... Post Total: 6,159.... Thread Average: 192
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    Request: Please give your insights and analysis of our topic interest profile since January 1, 2014. Thank you.
  7. Standard memberNick Bourbaki
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    There might be some distortion of these data. Can you republish them once you have omitted instances of the poster of the OP copy pasting his or her own OP, or indeed other copy pasted material, over and over and over again throughout the threads in question. This might make quite a difference to the post totals for some threads.
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    20 Mar '14 04:111 edit
    Quantity != Quality

    Also, threads like "pray through Jesus" got a lot of posts, but were only of interest to a fervent few who actually care about debating JW doctrine.
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    20 Mar '14 05:54
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    Quantity != Quality

    Also, threads like "pray through Jesus" got a lot of posts, but were only of interest to a fervent few who actually care about debating JW doctrine.
    Good points, SG. Perhaps that thread should be transferred to the final Rank 1) group. Thanks.
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    Some threads generate interest but we choose to stay out of the conversation because it is of such high quality that we feel we might bring it down a notch by interfering, or because we feel other posters have already said more eloquently what we would want to say.

    Maybe you should do a count of thumbs up per thread?
    Also, in your post counts, exclude all posts by the writer of the OP as originator participation hardly constitutes 'stimulated interest'.
    Next, read through the threads to see if they actually stayed on topic as it might not be the thread titles topic that stimulated interest but rather something that came up later in the thread.

    I must also note that most of us only bother with the top 10-20 threads, so its all largely a matter of chance anyway.
  11. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Good points, SG. Perhaps that thread should be transferred to the final Rank 1) group. Thanks.
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Which Topics Stimulate The Most Interest? (Revised. Thanks, SG)

    Here's convenient access to thirty two RHP Spirituality Forum Threads with 100 Plus Posts
    (Pages 2-9: January 1 to March 18, 2014). Please analyze our interest profile. Thanks.

    If no God - What Meaning ? sonship Thread 157510 (211 Posts)

    Is God more cruel than the worst sadist you know? CalJust Thread 157904 (212 Posts)

    If you could kill God... Hand of Hecate Thread 156825 (176 Posts)

    The Godhead (Trinity) yoctobyte Thread 157800 (110 Posts)

    "Why Do Men Reject God?" Grampy Bobby Thread 156534 (270 Posts)

    Where did your god come from? wolfgang59 Thread 156696 (123 Posts)

    Why God Rejects Me sonship Thread 156686 (120 Posts)

    We made up your god so get over it. sonhouse Thread 156796 (105 Posts)

    * Rank 2) God Referenced: Total Posts 1,327 or 22%.... Eight Thread Average: 166

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    The Great White Throne Judgment Grampy Bobby Thread 157295 (110 Posts)

    The Versatile Bible SwissGambit Thread 157324 (109 Posts)

    Star of Bethlehem ?? menace21 Thread 157118 (148 Posts)

    Isiaha 9:6 robbie carrobie Thread 157719 (124 Posts)

    Michael the archangel robbie carrobie Thread 157739 (178 Posts)

    Noah's Ark Found RJ Hinds Thread 157518 (124 Posts)

    NT on women wolfgang59 Thread 157585 (123 Posts)

    Defining a Christian Identity Duchess64 Thread 158083 (159 Posts)

    * Rank 4) Bible Referenced: Total Posts 1,075 or 17%.... Eight Thread Average: 134

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    "How Atheists Think" Grampy Bobby Thread 157812 (118 Posts)

    "The Causes of Atheism" Grampy Bobby Thread 157678 (370 Posts)

    There is more atheists than... Trev33 Thread 156622 (105 Posts)

    "On a Scale of 1 to 7" Grampy Bobby Thread 157517 (165 Posts)

    "Twelve Questions to Ask an Atheist" Grampy Bobby Thread 157406 (167 Posts)

    "Did Laidlaw, Broun, Stoppard, Chesterton...? Grampy Bobby Thread 156490 (229 Posts)

    * Rank 3) Atheism Referenced: Total Posts 1,154 or 19%.... Six Thread Average: 192

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    Praying Through Jesus not To Jesus beauroberts Thread 158170 (123 Posts)

    A Jehovah's Witness contradiction or plain hypocrisy? divegeester Thread 157304 (633 Posts) <--- Highest by far.

    * Rank 5) Jehovah's Witness Referenced: Total Posts 756 or 12%.... Two Thread Average: 378

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    Fine-tuning of the Universe for life RJ Hinds Thread 157887 (336 Posts)

    Rape is a mating strategy robbie carrobie Thread 158048 (119 Posts)

    Considering the Effects of Prayer Duchess64 Thread 157927 (101 Posts)

    "Sharia Law" Grampy Bobby Thread 157141 (218 Posts)

    Three wise former gays sonship Thread 157102 (623 Posts)

    Sudan: brutal torture of hundreds of converts Rajk999 Thread 157350 (107 Posts)

    Spirituality FAQ SwissGambit Thread 157451 (117 Posts)

    Spirituality: Quotations Grampy Bobby Thread 155320 (226 Posts)

    * Rank 1) Other Spirituality References: Total Posts 1,847 or 30%.... Eight Thread Average: 231

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    * Thread Total: 32.... Post Total: 6,159.... Thread Average: 192

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    Request: Please give your insights and analysis of our topic interest profile since January 1, 2014. Thank you.
  12. Standard memberNick Bourbaki
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    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    This thread invites thoughtful analysis. Your analysis?
    My analysis is that there are high post counts on these threads: Thread 157887, Thread 157304, Thread 157102, Thread 157678. This may be because the topics on these threads stimulated interest.
  13. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Some threads generate interest but we choose to stay out of the conversation because it is of such high quality that we feel we might bring it down a notch by interfering, or because we feel other posters have already said more eloquently what we would want to say.

    Maybe you should do a count of thumbs up per thread?
    Also, in your post counts, exclude ...[text shortened]... most of us only bother with the top 10-20 threads, so its all largely a matter of chance anyway.
    Might be excellent projects for you to undertake, twhitehead, in your spare time.
    At least it would keep you off the streets late at night with wild crowds (as this thread has done for me). lol
    Question: What in fact do "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" actually represent?
  14. Standard memberNick Bourbaki
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    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Question: What in fact do "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" actually represent?
    I have never given any post a thumbs down. I occasionally give a post a thumbs up. I take a tiny bit of [until now secret] pride when I give a thumbs up to a post that expresses something that I disagree with but does so very well or for its entertainment value.

    Taking a look at your posts in this forum and the General Forum, I'd say there may be quite a lot of people who actively dislike you and who often don't like your posts, and so you get quite a few thumbs down as a result of this, I reckon. A thumbs down is a signal of disapproval, right?
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    20 Mar '14 06:59
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Which Topics Stimulate The Most Interest? (Revised. Thanks, SG)


    Here's convenient access to thirty two RHP Spirituality Forum Threads with 100 Plus Posts
    (Pages 2-9: January 1 to March 18, 2014). Please analyze our interest profile. Thanks.

    If no God - What Meaning ? sonship [threadi ...[text shortened]... give your insights and analysis of our topic interest profile since January 1, 2014. Thank you.[/b]
    Thanks for reposting the OP for the 3rd instance and this time helpfully pointing out which thread had the highest posts.
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