Thursday, November 6, 2008

Commenting is an Encouraging Privilege !!!

Well it does happen to me, to you and a lot of us out there, when for some time your brain stops responding and ceases to be creative enough to come up with some ideas as to what to do in what we are currently involved with. Well something similar goes on in my part of the world too, where for a long stretch of time my blog becomes dormant and I run out of ideas and topics to write on. Well to be true, I do begin with some topics, but I leave them half way thinking that those would be completed some other fine day. There are a lot of such drafts in my "Manage Posts" section here on blogger website (if some of you are familiar).

So was just wondering what could have suppressed my enthusiasm to think about writing more and more? Was it just being caught up in a lot of routine work? or Was is just merely lack of good topics to pen down, or was it the universal reason of lack of encouragement from people reading the blogs... Hmmm I wondered. Could be any of these or other several reasons. But to an extent the bare comments section for a lot of my posts, or even the measly amount of comments whenever a new post comes up, sometimes does discourage me to write any further. The irony is, the number of visitors does go up with each new post, and that really boosts my confidence in my own writing, without anyone even having said a word, and the Widget which shows who arrived from where to read my blog, also indicates the demographics of my blog.

But the bottom line - It always feels good to have comments back on your posts. It not only gives positive or negative feedback, but critics always help improve one's own self. It not only makes you grow in all aspects but also makes you improvise and bring out the best. Well that was the learning side of the comments. But the fun side of getting comments on your posts, is to connect to people through this medium and voice each one's opinions and interact. Of-course the topics need to be such proactively explosive enough for people to respond and thus open up a forum of discussion. But nevertheless my blog is more about memories, and some nice moments worth remembering, so it is natural that the traffic would be more as compared to people leaving behind some comments for me to respond to.

Well I have a lot of silent visitors on my blog, which I would really like to know who they are, and that is the reason for this post. To make this post more interesting I would like to invite all those people who would read this post and thus visit my blog to just drop by any comment that you like.

Believe me, all your comments would be approved and posted even if you have to swear at me for drilling and boring you to death, just go ahead and comment with any type of swearing you want to LOL !!!

So go ahead and make yourself known to me, and I would really enjoy watching who all come by my blog, make a pit stop to get their 10 minutes of enjoyment and move on in life. I would really like to know all of you who spend their 10 important minutes to drop by Samkit's Reminiscence.

And even as I am reqeusting you all to post a comment to this topic, I just thought of something interesting. Moving on, why not have a couple of posts here on my blog adhering to your choices. Yes !!! I think that will be a briliant idea and a new challenge for me.

So here is the plan - Drop a comment on this post, make yourself known to me, and while doing so, mention a couple of topics which you would like to watch appear here on my blog. I would definitely try to write a post on the topics that is of your choice.

That way I can keep you all hooked to my blog, and yet fulfill my hunger of writing and to be frank I wont have to think a lot about the topics too. The topics would come out of you, so its gonna be a Public Demand type adventure for me. So shoot out your comments, and also the topics - be it Cricket, Memories, Childhood, School Days, College Days, Festivals, Economy, Politics etc etc ... (psst: the topics I just listed are in the order of my preference lol ... I would really hate to write on Politics and Socio Economy factors, but I would give it a shot if someone really makes that choice lol )

Anyways, apart from all this, I just write for the love of writing. Comments or no comments, I look forward to keep posting more and more write-ups thus doing what I really enjoy to do as a hobby. And you can see that through this post, which has nothing in special. I was just sitting, relaxing on a dull Thrusday late afternoon and thought of just blabbering something and posting it. So here we are. Another brilliant idea to work upon.

So I did my part, now its your turn. Lets see how many comments, how many topics and above all how many new people I come to know of who are regular visitors of my blog !!!

Cheers to all of you !!!

Samkit

15 comments:

ruchi said...

hey y dont u write on winter activities and places to visit during the season...right now i can think only of this...more later

Soham Shah said...

This is Soham SHah ..

I would like u to write a post on the topic 'Aftermath of heavy Drinking and how to get rid of hangover' ..

Devi said...

Half way through your post I was thinking to myself "how can someone NOT comment on this one! This is a neat way to get comments - writing about comments! :)" But then when you said we should also suggest topics.. I got discouraged to comment.. I'd have to put my creativity to test :) Anyway.. so just like you were simply stating your state of mind in the post.. I decided to simply state my state of mind in the comment.. and leave it at that :)

Samy said...

@Ruchi - Well I might just write about Christmas holidays to share the memories from my childhood till teenage years. All my high school years right from the beginning have been through schools owned by Christians and so the Christmas season was given the utmost importance in terms of scheduling the exams thus screwing up the famous Kite Flying season... Well a good topic to pen down ... Will work on it ...

@Soham - Hahahah LoL !!! I think this topic which you mention could not be finished without your inputs and a lot of our common drunkard friends - This should turn out to be an interesting post. I plan to involve everyone whom I know are the so called "heavy" drunkards and have them give their inputs - This shold be fun ... Cheers

@Devi - Lol !!! I know I could not think of any other topic and so just felt to pen down something which I was thinking at the moment. Well it turns out that I got to know you do read my blog .. As for others I am still waiting ... But it would have been more interesting if you had posted some topics for me to work upon ... Cheers...

Jaishal said...

taking ispiration from soham.. heres one more suggestion .. you can club this two... how about you ask people their favoite drink and the weirdest cocktail tey have ever tried/ experimented or made themselves.

Samy said...

@Jaishal - Hahaha LOL ... I know how much influence your bloody cousin has on you ... I can imagine how Soham first spoiled me, and then on the same lines he destroyed the nicer part of yours and forced you to take the ropes of being a fulltime drunkard ... Hail Soham and Hail those USC days of drinking ... Lol ...

Pankti Shah said...

[:)]

i really dont know what to suggest as a topic....bt may be something about ur experiences of winter ....here and india...i know u have gone around places at christmas...so may be some pics and info about ur trips...n suggestions for this winter..

i never comment ...but i always read r blag...its refreshin to read it...i think a bunch of my other friends do so too!!

Anonymous said...

hey....yes i wud be one of the silent readers of ur blogs and i really enjoy them...thank you for taking the time and writing....and you know what...just to see you try...i wud really appreciate it if you actually do touch a string or two on the current economy...lol...just playing..well just wanted to make ur thursday afternoon worth it, so heres the comment..alrite tc..hoep to see more...if i think of a creative topic, ill let u kno!

Anonymous said...

hey....yes i wud be one of the silent readers of ur blogs and i really enjoy them...thank you for taking the time and writing....and you know what...just to see you try...i wud really appreciate it if you actually do touch a string or two on the current economy...lol...just playing..well just wanted to make ur thursday afternoon worth it, so heres the comment..alrite tc..hoep to see more...if i think of a creative topic, ill let u kno!

Anonymous said...

hey....yes i wud be one of the silent readers of ur blogs and i really enjoy them...thank you for taking the time and writing....and you know what...just to see you try...i wud really appreciate it if you actually do touch a string or two on the current economy...lol...just playing..well just wanted to make ur thursday afternoon worth it, so heres the comment..alrite tc..hoep to see more...if i think of a creative topic, ill let u kno!

Soham Shah said...

Thanks guys for all the appreciation !!

LOL !!

We are waiting for the post, samy !! .. It will be hell lot of fun to read how u puked and how I cleaned the wash-basin !!

sunil said...

Dear samy,
your world is very large, get yourself stucked.your drawing teacher also said that u can be good writer.By your blog try to give back something to society.
you can write about cultures of different parts of world you know,something about jainism,about your country India-good places u already visited,economy,culture,progress etc.of it..once you decide toic, you would like to find information abt.it.so improving you reading and writing togather.
you can always write for your thoughts about living in USA.
will send u soon other topics.
regards,
Maa and Daddu

Mamta said...

Hi. Yea.. receiving comments is something that I too keep waiting for after posting something new on my blog! But dare I say my friends are all morons and if I ask them to read it they would come online on gtalk or yahoo and write a long description of what they felt about my blog but on the blog itself -- Hell No! "Are you writting a blog so that others can read the comments ?? " is what they ask me..! Well let me know of what you feel! Btw.. my blogspot is simplymamta.blogspot.com and it would be gr8 if u could COMMENT haha

ruchi said...

hey....1 another topic u can write about is: doomsday (2012)....

Shachi said...

Most people are "lurkers".

I never write with an expectation of a comment. It is for myself....if someone reads it and benefits from it, then that's good.

If they appreciate by leaving a comment, ofcourse I feel good, but never let that put you down :)