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  • Question: What is "Threadophobia"?

    The fear of starting new threads has unknown origins, but is believed similar to the fear of raising a hand in class. The only known cure is acclimatization therapy (ie: doing it while reminding yourself that you're among friends, nothing bad will happen, etc.).
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  • #2
    That's something I haven't thought of -- people starting a new thread. I wonder how many of us have actually started a new one, and not simply replied to one already in existence? Hmmmm, a new type of challenge?

    Ed

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    • #3
      I'm from the "old school", and always raised my hand for permission to speak. I didn't even know that it was "allowed" to start a new thread until Doug suggested that I start one about some question that I had mentioned in response to another thread.

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      • #4
        Allowed, encouraged...kind of the whole point of this thing, actually (of course, always check to make sure there isn't already an ongoing discussion on the same topic in another thread)
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