Quick! Lose all respect for me by reading on!

I totally just joined Friendster. Shut up. I am always up on the latest trends like that. I like to think of myself as jumping on the bandwagon just as it's about to hurtle off the cliff and burst into flames.

srah - Monday, 19 January 2004 - 12:26 PM
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gravatar TheCatWhisperer (Christien Lomax) - January 19, 2004 - 2:45 PM -

Yeah i joined friendster a whlie back (clomax@hfx.eastlink.ca) but only have 3 friends ;) oh, and two of tem are Mer ;) Ack!

gravatar Urs - January 19, 2004 - 2:57 PM -

I want AIM on this job!

gravatar cari - January 19, 2004 - 3:43 PM -

I still have yet to join friendster...just for the joy of saying no when people ask me if I use it.

gravatar srah - January 19, 2004 - 3:45 PM -

No one ever asks me! I guess everyone on Friendster just hates me!

gravatar Urs - January 19, 2004 - 4:00 PM -

hehe to cari

I am looking for your invite to add you as a friend to srah

gravatar srah - January 19, 2004 - 4:17 PM -

"You are connected to 52,915 people in your Personal Network, through 3 friends. "

Greg... what have you done to me?!

gravatar Urs - January 19, 2004 - 6:35 PM -

friendster=fun [for 5 minutes, after that it's just one more time killer]

gravatar srah - January 19, 2004 - 6:36 PM -

I've noticed that already!

gravatar Greg - January 19, 2004 - 6:52 PM -

That's funny--I said the same thing to Sarah Brown when she added me and I suddenly I was "connected" to thousands of strangers. I told her I wanted a doctor's note from each and every one of them.

gravatar EV - January 19, 2004 - 9:12 PM -

My favorite part is the testimonials. Making my friends sound like complete freaks, but lovable ones.

gravatar bobby - January 20, 2004 - 11:12 AM -

So far, I am not impressed with friendster. Firstly, the term "Gallery" means nothing to me in terms of friend searching. It should just be called "Friends." And it says that I have a new message, but then when I click on the new message it says I don't have new messages. And then when I try to search the gallery, it says that my search can not be completed and to try again later. Harumph.

gravatar TheCatWhisperer (Christien Lomax) - January 20, 2004 - 11:31 AM -

Is VERY slow for me, and always tells me the system is too busy.. it IS beta tho... but it has been beta for months nad has barely changed..

gravatar srah - January 20, 2004 - 12:00 PM -

I agree with both of you. Bad user interface! And slow!

gravatar Urs - January 20, 2004 - 12:46 PM -

But everything has bad UI.....

gravatar Greg - January 20, 2004 - 1:21 PM -

The site is in Beta, which is why there's bugs everywhere. For example, Srah, you sent me a message--and I was notified that you did--but I can't READ it because the message hasn't shown up in my inbox yet. Based on past experience, it eventually will...in about a week.

gravatar srah - January 20, 2004 - 1:29 PM -

If it's still in Beta when I join, it's going to crash and burn before it ever gets to Gamma.

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