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I wandered over to dreamwidth, where I have an account, and started adding in people that have said they are leaving. I looked at my list of accounts I follow here, and so many of them haven't had new postings in years.

I noticed something else. Some of them, like [livejournal.com profile] maestrateresa and [livejournal.com profile] jaylake and [livejournal.com profile] likesargent and [livejournal.com profile] kathlaw, will never have new postings. I don't want to leave LJ, because it will feel like finally leaving them, too.

Life goes on?

Date: 2017-01-10 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] athenais.livejournal.com
I, too, have people here who will never post again and I don't feel that I am leaving them. They left me already. I would never take them off my friends list, but...well, I still miss them all. I'm not sentimental about skipping off to DW.

Death Sucks

Date: 2017-01-10 04:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] matthew g. saroff (from livejournal.com)
A family friend, and my kids counselor, died in a back accident in August.

Sucks.

Re: Death Sucks

Date: 2017-01-10 06:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] klwilliams.livejournal.com
I'm sorry. It must have been especially hard on your kids.

Date: 2017-01-10 05:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hrj.livejournal.com
When I did my list-pruning, I found that 80% of the people on my friends list hadn't posted at all within the last year, and probably 60% hadn't posted within the last two years.

Date: 2017-01-10 07:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] swan-tower.livejournal.com
I presume the klwilliams there is you?

Date: 2017-01-10 03:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] klwilliams.livejournal.com
Yes. I got it a long time ago, but never used it.

Date: 2017-01-10 04:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] acanthusleaf.livejournal.com
I'm going to set up a DW account today, and i"m a bit wistful about it too. In 1994 when I joined LJ, this was the first real social networking site I'd been a part of. Not a newsgroup or a mailing list, but a site with friends lists and features that let you read what you wanted and filter what you don't. I suppose I'd better use the same name over there so that people will know who I am.

I kinda wish

Date: 2017-01-11 07:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] learnteach.livejournal.com
that google didn't helpfully try to include them in my posts...

Date: 2017-01-13 06:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beanolc.livejournal.com
Hi there! Just added you to my DW list.

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