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Hi want to be my friend?

Seriously, are there SW etiquette rules to friending people here? Can I just go friending people all willy nilly? If I just randomly friend you do I come off as desperate? What are the benefits of friendship? Someone friended me and I’ve never heard from him again? Gasp!! Does friending make you disappear?
It's not really friending but following. I have some friends I don't talk to. In fact I don't talk to many
[@686198,Winenot] do you have filters set?
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@406205,Babylon] Filters? The circle/ groups/everyone? I have it on everyone because I have no friends! That’s what I realized.
[@686198,Winenot] so it is easy to miss posts
Smokey · 46-50, M
Maybe they are stuck in holiday traffic
Smokey · 46-50, M
[@686198,Winenot] I've done nothing of the sort, you came in confused
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@109843,Smokey] So true!
Smokey · 46-50, M
[@686198,Winenot] I'd find the root cause, start there
rckt148 · 61-69, M
Well you do make it difficult to get to know you if all your profile says is
"just here to kill time ,no messages please "
I usually friend people who are kind and respect the views of others ,
even if we may not agree .
I will never know why some dislike things I do unless I hear their side too
sometimes they have legitimate reasons ,
but maybe i'm not the norm ,
but except through things you post or respond to
How would I know what you like ? dislike ,or if your kind or not ?
But I treat people how I want to be treated ,and hope I'm shown the same respect
Winenot · 46-50, F
First, I’m not sure we are really in disagreement. You stated your opinion, I responded as I’m doing now. This place is about communicating, right? So why not. I did find you critical of my profile, you are entitled to your opinion. In my first few days, I did not have any tagline. I did have a ton of messages from men who I had not interacted with on the public posts with, so I quickly learned that I needed to make that message clear. I do realize, some people are looking for deeper connections on this site. I understand that. I am not. When I’m on here, my kids are bathed and fed, homework is done, House is mostly clean. I’ve read and as I said friends are doing their own thing and I’m usually missing my husband. I send him messages but I hate tonoester him at work so this is a place to kill some time.
I’m not offended by your response but I will absolutely respond with my own thoughts. No offense taken or intended.
rckt148 · 61-69, M
[@686198,Winenot] I am sorry you thought I was critical of your profile ,I was actually trying to be funny and I am sorry I suck at expressing that in text .
It was kind of like don't complain if I don't come to visit you if you shoot at me when I get out the car LOL ,but I was playing I was not trying to be critical .You have already shown kindness as you have not been rude and unkind to my being a smart ass .
Most of the things I post like that are to get a smile out of you .
I bet your a great Mom and have a lucky husband I am all about my family too .
Sw is a distraction to keep my mind off physical pain ,and its worse at night .
All the letters are worn off my keys ,sometimes they chose when they work and my grammar sucks ,and if I could sleep I would not be on here when I am to tired to make sense sometimes so those who know me get all that ,and that I go on to much ,get accused of English not being my primary language ,but I mean no one any harm .Hope you enjoy your time here and its a pleasant experience .
Some here call me brother Rick ,some call me ignorant ,I say everyone is entitled to their own opinion as long as they don't go into character assassination ,
I don't say anything in malice or trying to be mean or cruel so I will only allow that so far .
But I know I am not going to please everyone ,but I do attempt to show everyone due respect (even when its not due sometime )
Your welcome to look at my profile too ,you will see I am all about my family too.
But as I should have said and left it at that ,,
[b]Welcome to Similar Worlds
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@9499,rckt148] Well Brother Rick we may be cut from the same cloth! I too make comments and posts tongue in cheek but you’re right, it doesn’t always come across in messages! In fact, I was really wondering how I would see certain people’s posts who have responded to me but I don’t see their posts! Friends, circles, followers doesn’t really matter to me. I’m just trying to navigate SW, while I’m here. It can be a fun distraction. I do hope your health improves. My husband struggled with a bad back for years and it was so hard not being able to help him. I will see you around.
JRVanguard · 22-25
If it’s a person I’ve never spoken to before it puts me off a little bit but as long as I’ve had at least one pleasant interaction with the person, no matter how small, I’ll probably friend back after checking their profile
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@551154,JRVanguard] That makes sense.
PerthSurfer · 46-50, M
Hmm these are all good questions. I think someone needs to write a "SW friending for dummies" book.
PerthSurfer · 46-50, M
[@686198,Winenot] Aw open it up and let us all be your friend... although u don't want the weirdo's lol
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@557074,PerthSurfer] It’s open now! Weirdos are actually few and far between.
PerthSurfer · 46-50, M
[@686198,Winenot] Oo you're lucky then :)
impressionist · 61-69, M
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@646485,impressionist] And yet, you didn’t mark yes or no! 😖
impressionist · 61-69, M
[@646485,impressionist] purely an oversight a definite yes from me
Torch · 22-25, F
friend all you wish.

i dont mind
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@688493,Torch] Why thank you!
SW User
I don't talk to people other than here on Q&A tbh, sometimes I interact a teeny tiny bit, so people can add me if they want to but they better not be expecting much to happen as it won't.
SW User
[@686198,Winenot] even if I tried it would be too hard to keep up with everyone here that I think is lovely, just sticking to Q&A is much easier.
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@435994,MightyMarvellous] I’m still feeling my way around. So on Q&A, you mean you just sort of go under the Questions category at the top?
SW User
[@686198,Winenot] yes that is correct 😀😀
SW User
Lol. No. I won’t disappear
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@688704,walkwithme] Whew!
english · 56-60, M
the rules seem to be different for everyone, check their profiles a lot of people have put they, dont want any pms. i dont think you will have problems hun id give you a shot lol kiddin (no i would give you shot lol.) shot myself in the foot 😂😂
Beebo · M
It's all part of human reality. Some send friend request to view hidden photos. Some send friend request thinking they'll be chatting. Others just wants shit loads of friends. Myself of course, makes a good friend 😋
Nat15 · F
I usually only friend people I talk with in posts, but I'm not sure there's any benefits to being friends here other than it helps you remember who your friends are. :P lol
Winenot · 46-50, F
[@672359,Soulmate] Thank you sir!
Soulmate · M
[@686198,Winenot] My Pleasure ..🌻
JoyfulSilence · 46-50, M
I add some people to my circle because I like them and want to develop a friendship.

Yet some people I add just because they post nudes, LOL!
SW User
Most of my friends here from being willy-nilly and the ones who bug or disgust have been blocked.
peterjohnson · 51-55, M
You can friend anyone but they do often seem to disappear

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