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I Wish People Would Tell Me Why They Were Addding Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 229 People

    It's Awesome But...

     It is awesome when I get new random fans but I always wonder why. call it an ego boost or whatever but I really would like to know why you add me to your circle, I would love to know what I have done to earn a spot in your circle. 
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 12 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Huh?

    I have had many people wanting to add me never having commented on my stories or contacting me in any way. I ask myself why in the world are they adding me as a friend if we've had no friendly contact whatsoever? Not adding you...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Um..

    Do you honestly expect me to add you to my circle just because you added me to yours? No, not happening. I'm not interested in being a number, someone's agony aunt, and so forth. What I do want are friends, true friends, kay?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Sep 9, 2011

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    This Is Creeping Me Out A Little!

    Im a newbe to EP' i only joined a couple of weeks ago if that? But there are some things that creep me out a little. I really like the random questions where you answer the craziest of stuff, and even ask a few wacky questions yourself. When i read some of the answers people have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Why Oh Why

    I always get people adding me, and keep getting the "you have a new fan" email. But why? Do these people like my stories, experiences, or just like to stalk me?Ah the mysteries. At least they should introduce themselves! x
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Why Exactly?

    I get quite a few people adding me every week and I just want to know why... and how they found me as well. Some people who add me don't really talk to me... so I just wanted to now why they want me in their circle in the first place... :S
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Not Hot Under The Collar About It

    I just want to know from people who take me on as fan just what it is that we have in common. I want to know what brought me to their attention. I want to know what I did or said that they liked. Sometimes what prompts it is I made a comment on their story. I've made hundreds...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    Tell Me

     So many people add me and I don't know why. I tried talking to them but it gets to be too much sometimes. Most the EP friends that I do have, I don't even know them. Oh well...
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Why Did You Add Me?.

    I only recently started adding people and for the most part I only add females, since I'm a female, and I'm not here to hook up. I only add only people after I've read their stories, comment on their stories and I feel a connection to them. I only accept requests from people...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    Why?

    Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? So, you see, I want to know, 'why'? What did you read or see that made you decide to add me? What did I say, what did I do, what did you hear? =/ I get people who I have 0 experience matches with and they've become my fan, why? O_o I'd really...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 30 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Tell Me Why?????

    Who are you? I never commented on your stories or blogs.........neither did you commented on mine. Why did you become a fan of me? Do you really want to be my friend.........or you are one of those people who likes to keep their circle HUGE?? I will not add you back...
    Aliva Aliva 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2010

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    I Wish People Would Tell Me Why They Add Me

    I say why I add people it's because they have enough in common with me.  I won't add fans that have no stories or experiences.   I wish others would say why they add me.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 27, 2011

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    It *would* Be Nice

    I think people add me for a number of reasons. One person seems to add everyone on EP. I think he wants to have the most friends of anyone. I seem to attract young people, and I take that to mean they like what I write. Either that or they are bait trying to trap pederasts or...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2010

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    Really, People

    What is it about me that made you click "Add to Circle"? I'd like to know what draws people in!
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    Strange...

    sometimes I get friend requests from strange people who have nothing in common with me, plus if you have like 100 or 200 friends in your list I probably won't add you because I don't want to be a number in somebody's list and I don't want my list to grow either to show that I am...
    Solitaire91 Solitaire91 22-25, M 15 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    It Would Be Nice...but Its Not Going To Happen...

    It would be nice to know why people add me, but I know that is not going to happen, because all day, everyday people add me, who I have never had any contact with, but if they would read my profile would see that if we had no contact, don't add me, but hey, people on here do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 9, 2012

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