Subject: My £0.02.
Posted on: 2019-11-04 03:08:23 UTC

As I've only returned very recently from an absence of about five years (judging by the fact the last thing I seem to have been involved in was the 2014 Gathering), I can't say too much about the way the community works at present. However, to the best of my knowledge, the Board is not generally a quick-moving place and never has been. Sometimes with a big community event or a thread that sparks everyone's imagination things will explode for a little while, but as a general rule an average of one new thread a day was fairly active and busy back when I was a regular Boarder before.

The other point I want to mention is that the PPC has never seemed to be the sort of place that actively advertises itself, per se. People seem to stumble across it, or follow links that a friend of a friend of a friend told them about once in passing, or get a review from someone and come looking, etc. We don't need to actively recruit, because that's not what we're about. (I feel like it's more likely to draw unwanted negative attention and people who don't really get or care what we're about, and we've had plenty of that already.) We're just a bunch of people who enjoy good writing and poke good-natured fun at bad writing, and amble along enjoying the relatively peaceful, humorous and odd little community that's evolved here over the years.

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