The best things were the friends that I made. The worst was the censorship of some of the Mods.
The best the friendships I made :) I used to think online friendships were insane before joining that site!
The worst .. The mods without a sense of humor. Some times people gotta laugh
The best thing was a lot of good people I met there and enjoyed their company. But the very best thing was what I learned from the Mods there. As an Administrator here for a while now, I learned from them how not to be! No bias and no favorites or games. It helped me to do y job here the right way ! Sorry! After the insults and rudeness there, I came here over a year ago and enjoy it. I hope you all do to. It's a big family here.
The best? The people. We had a collection of gifted, talented, intelligent, funny people the like of which I've never seen together. It's good to see that so many of them are migrating to Blurtit.
The worst? Not a lot. Some of their software was garbage but since I stayed for more than four years it couldn't have worried me too much. I guess the absolute worst is that they're shutting down and, for many people, that's going to mean losing a lot of good friends.
The best: The people
The worst: It's gone as of the end of the month.
The best was feeling like you were part of a community to help you with your questions.
The worst part was the inconsistency of what was allowed by the mods.
Ask was full of good people who liked to answer questions and have fun. That's was the great part about it ...the worst part was the favoritism from the mods there, which like Rooster, I learned how not to be as an administrator here. I hope everyone enjoys this site as much as I do!
The best were most of the people were great and had a sense of humor. And I often learned news things.
The worse, it is ending and I have lost an excuse for not doing chores.
The best was learning from such a great community of intelligent people and making on line friendships. The worst was definately the trolls!!
Ask.com (Community) were mostly about the best. Above all, It's about people. Ten months ago I joined Ask.com for the second time, & I couldn't imagine that it would end up like this. I've made so many great friends & met amazing people there. Friends and learnt from them a lot. Friends that I enjoyed every second I spent with them. & Right now I'm seeking like crazy to find everyone i knew there!
The worst ? The mods forces & Id' say that notification lacks . . !
The Best: Friends by far
The Worst: For me it was wading through all the stupidity posted by kids and teens. Not all teen users, but there were some that were relentless about asking immature questions. That was very annoying.
The worst was the Time-outs. I felt like a child being punished.
The best, of course were the people and those who I followed and developed a trust in them knowing that they gave me great answers that I could depend on.
The best things for were that I enjoyed the discussions at least those the were civil. And I enjoyed writing.
As for the worst; There seems to be very little consistency and no accountability in in what the mods censored. Sure some censorship was appropriate. Some just made no sense. And as much as they claimed that if you sent a message to customer service that they will get back with you. I never got a reply back with a even a bad reason let alone any reason at all for the oddball calls those mods made that I asked about.
Yeah the worst was when you made a really good answer to a sex related question (you included the genital names and everything) and they would remove it, even if it was temporary.
The best thing was the friends I made.
I had only been on Ask.com for about two weeks, and could quickly see that there were a ton of great people on the site with a lot of knowledge to help people answer their questions. I was sad to hear Ask is ending their community, although I am very happy after finding blurtit. I have only been here for 30 minutes, but already see that it is an awesome site.
You had to be "On Guard" at all times when retorting. Not that posting with a clear mind isn't a good thing, but you need to be able to convey some thoughts in their "Raw Form" sometimes... There should be nothing wrong with passionate discussion. I was on probation for a while, and I consider myself pretty level headed.
Also, heavy censorship on the questions asked... People should be able to post a topic for discussion without it being shutdown for fear of reaction.
The best things were the fun loving intelligent conversations with good people. Some of these people I've become very good friends with, even met with and continue to talk with one of them daily. I was lucky enough to develop a beautiful friendship that hopefully will last a life time.
We could be goofy and serious at the same time, and those are the friends I crave. We all need to understand everyone has opinions, we are never all going to think alike, and that my friends is what makes us so interesting.
That's the thing I disliked about ASK, if your opinion was different than others......people blasted you for not thinking the same as they did.
Hoping people play nice here, have fun and enjoy each other. Life is too short for all the negativity, it's more fun to be helpful and playful...it's food for the soul.
At the moment I would say the worst thing is all the questions about the community shutting down... It never stops
A great deal has already been said, here, about the people.
Encountering those considerate and tolerant of different views and levels of...digital experience at communicating online, has been a positive experience. One always enjoys discovering those with similar values, naturally. And that was an added benefit.
The Ask platofrm was a comfortable arena to post in; easy to comment on questions, and follow strings of communication.
Sometimes, a completely normal, decent post would get removed, however, as if it contained indecent material, and that was odd.
More space to make a reply, would have been nice. I understand the need for limits, but I was quite often a sentence or two away, from completing a proper reply, but was not permitted to, due to limits.
One could not exchange personal chat messages (as far as I know), which would've been nice.