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Effective Posting Technique

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Although it may seem - frae my humble post count and ither intangibles - that I am no' in a position o' great authority tae discuss effective AI posting technique, I believe that mony years spent in the AI dungeons has enabled me tae distill a reasonable insight intae the quasi-mystical subject o' successful topicity. The following formula (refined frae previous attempts) succinctly sums the principle which I have named the How tae post guid topics and influence people factor.


Intrinisic Interest x (Catchy Thread Title + Good Choice of Topic) / Negative Response + Raging Apathy + Overuse of Smilies = G (where G = groovytopicpoints)


Frae this it can be seen that by cramming one's posts wi' a suberabundance o' savoury mental comestibles on which the readers' neurons can chew tae their hearts' content (and maybe hae a wee laugh intae the bargain), thus provoking a healthy response, one can achieve a guid measure o' success, and a value o' aboot 10 groovytopicpoints frae the above aquation is considered good. Noo, this a' becomes mare relevant when one considers that personal acceptance, board credibility and advertising revenue are at stake, and that one may at ony time be asked tae surrender no' only their member's licence but their personal esteem, AI t-shirt and all Mac equipment, and end up sleeping in a paper bag in the park.

Noo, I may weel be tempting fate here, but dinnae forget the equation for your future health, wealth and status depend on it.
Heedrum Ho
Heedrum Ho
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I think it's fair to say you have the most, errr..., unique posting technique.
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How could you forget necessities such as exclamation points and capital letters?
post #4 of 5
You forgot the single most important word of all:

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I especially like the frantic, desperately typoed "1's" intentionally included.

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