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 Svetlana Blue
Joined: 6/23/2009
Msg: 2
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The number of favorites never came off as positive or negative to me. I only noticed people who hardly had any to be the ones crying about it. As far as the forums, I find them interesting and was fun to see people's responses. I am shocked they have done this to be honest. Just like photos being so strict. Unless anything is really offensive, I do not see why things need to be removed. As far as roses? I do not use them. They say "be mine" on it. And I have yet to meet anyone who I would say that too, except a friend. I hope they put everything back the way it was. Getting a little "strict" on here.
Joined: 8/25/2008
Msg: 4
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Posted: 8/22/2009 11:19:59 AM
Seeing someone with a large number of favourites can be discouraging. On the other hand, the only different I see this making is that the popular/pretty people will get even more messages and the rest will see no change.
Joined: 9/27/2006
Msg: 5
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Posted: 8/22/2009 3:20:54 PM
I don't miss loosing the counter of how many people had you on their favorites list. I found it more of a bother than its worth. I often got hate mail from men people who added me to their favorits list and I was not aware of it. I turned off the notification option and hardly ever looked at the people who had me on their favorites list. I would prefer an interested man to just drop me a note, instead of playing this game of adding me to their favorites list and then waiting to see what I would do. To me that was just a game.

I do miss the listing of the last 5 forum postings, as that was helpful in trying to figure out if I wanted to contact a man or not. I also found it easy to check on comments made after my postings instead of going to the "my forums" section as, I did not find that as handy.

I think e-gifts and the 2 special monthly roses are meaningless, as some people on this site hide behind their computer and not everyone is genuine or honest.
Joined: 4/21/2006
Msg: 7
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Posted: 8/23/2009 12:54:48 AM
I was wondering about all those people that had added me as their favourite, but never sent me a simple hello. I've spent the time to contact a few, asking if we had ever met, or do they attend any POF functions, and possibly seen me, but no.... nothing.

Oh, well, I organize & promote events, & maybe, just maybe these people had been considering coming out to such fun activities. So it's possible that's how I became a favourite. It would be nice to get a note, however brief.

Ahhh. Such is life.

"You can't always get want you want. But if you try, sometimes you get what you need"
Mick Jagger, Let It Bleed, 1969
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