Here's The ThingUsually it takes A LOT to get into my circle. I expect easy conversation, reading & commenting on my stories, & of course the main thing - the spark. If that's there then I'll reciprocate with what you've written.
But I reserve to right to relax these rules... You don't have the right to demand that I do! No no. That ain't gonna fly!
Sometimes however I get it wrong & add a person who doesn't quite fit... I don't see the point in stringing anyone along. We both deserve better, no? ...Hence the probation period.
It just makes sense. :)