I kinda feel bad saying this, cause I love DF. We all do. But DF has an awkward secret which no one mentions. We try to be courteous and pretend as best as we can that it just doesn't exist.. but it does. We all know it does. So I'm gonna do the Joe thing and just bust it out in as much hyperbolic glory as I can manage.
I'm taking of course, about the Drugs-Forum groups. To say that they are a ghost town does not come close to communicating the soul draining emptiness of our groups. Whenever there is a good group going strong, with some people actually posting in them, we get this amazing feeling like wow, great here is a group working well! Until we then realise that was just the groups honeymoon period, and in a month or so that group will be.. for want of a better word.. a ghost town.
All the groups are just sitting there in that Group tab.. if you dare to go and look. You might not like what you see though. If the groups could talk, they would say "kill me... please.. just kill me"
What's worst though is that the memory of that honeymoon stage in each group when every day people were writing in there and new people joined, is frozen in time. The new-group excitement is still there in those posts people wrote. That's the most gut-wrenching observation. The innocent naive exitement is frozen in time forever, forced to share its afterlife eternally in direct proximity with the utterly endless infinitely dark vacuum of absolute emptiness that proceeded the honeymoon stage. If only that poor excitement had known what was coming, we pity it. And yet, that excitement is our own. We pity ourselves. But worst of all.. that emptiness is therefore our own too. So in our self-pity, we find the horrifying truth of our desolate emptiness.
ps alfa and the modz, ok if this is too much, i will delete... err... it wasn't me? hehe I think that persuaded them! phew, that was close. Wait why am I still typing this? Goddamn it now I revealed that it was me after all..