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Old 06-05-2015, 12:07 PM   #81
Macalaure
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I think sharing our analytical approaches is a cool idea.

I personally don't approach the game that analytically for the most part. Just reading along, trying to get a feel, write down a comment and post it if something catches my eye.

What I do usually analyze (though not always, depending on time and mood) is everyDay's voting and the posts by and directed to the recently deceased. Sometimes I analyze one specific player outside of this, either because I want to make a condemning case against someone (evil smiley needed), or because someone completely baffles me.

The way I do that? Clicking through the pages, scrolling a lot, browser-searching for the name/nickname of the poster I'm looking for (or searching for ++'s to get the votes quickly). The information-age equivalent of sweat and tears. Nothing fancy at all. I used to use the post count link on the side to get all the posts by one person, but I stopped because I will miss other people's reactions that way.

I don't write down comments for myself. If there's something I noticed, but that I don't want to post for some reason, then I'll either remember it or it probably wasn't that crucial. Sometimes it's annoying though: that time when you know someone said something somewhere, but you can't find the post anymore for the life of you.


I hope other will share theirs, too.
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