Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)

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Michael Jacobs
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It depends.

Susan Emo told me to keep my eyes on my own paper.

Congratulations on the new listing.  

Wow!  What a cool photo -- I bet you enjoyed your trip.

Have a sunny day.

That's a great recipe.

 

Dec 02, 2015 12:43 AM
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Liz and Bill Spear
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Roger, That's a nice listing and I hope it sells quickly!!  (how many points for a comment on a Q&A??).  Like I care about points :)

Dec 02, 2015 12:31 AM
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Carol Williams
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I suspect mostly it is for the points but there are other possibilities.  

I have commented on a few blogs with some totally generic comment because their blog was so poorly written and I couldn't think of anything good to say.   However, I still still wanted to encourage them to keep trying because people ARE reading.  I've even gone so far as to offer FREE editing services to help them.  

There are, however, those trolls that slap their promotional taglines anywhere and everywhere.  There are also courses that teach people to comment on other people's blogs to get exposure for themselves.  The part of the course they are forgetting is to add value to the conversation.  

I do like Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 positive spin. There is always more than one side to a coin.  

Have a great day selling furniture, Roger D. Mucci !

Dec 01, 2015 11:39 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Roger,

Glad you asked this.  It is so obvious when someone has not read the post by the comment that makes no sense.  My fave is the comment specialist who basically copies your contact information and says, for all your real estate needs call Roger...You know the one.  LOL A

Dec 01, 2015 11:04 PM
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
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Yes Roger, I know exactly when someone doesn't read the blog post.  It's usually when I write about a community and they wish us luck with the sale. What sale, I was only spotlighting the neighborhood!

Dec 02, 2015 12:07 AM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
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Roger you sell furniture?  Really?  OMG I guess I'd better start reading your posts and stop with the drive by comments

 

Love ya buddy!  Have a good day......your Mom in in my prayers

Dec 01, 2015 11:49 PM
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Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
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I think it's odd when people randomly comment and it's obvious they didn't read any part of the blog.  The ones who comment two and three times on every blog, saying stuff that doesn't make sense....WTF??

It must be the 25, 50 or 75 points.

Dec 01, 2015 11:49 PM
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Jeff Pearl
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Some people copy and paste the exact same comment on every post. I assume they think it's a quick way to accumulate points.

Dec 01, 2015 11:45 PM
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Marco Giancola
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The other day I saw this very well dressed man walking directly towards me and, oh what was the question?

Dec 01, 2015 11:38 PM
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I don't, but I know there are many here that do that, and I would guess it would be for the 25 pts.

Dec 01, 2015 11:19 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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I don't think I've ever done that.... if my comment doesn't make sense, I probably didn't understand the point of the post!!!  

Dec 02, 2015 04:35 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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Good luck with your new listing, Roger.  

Dec 02, 2015 04:29 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Roger - here's hoping you have a great month in real estate!! 

Back to reality - I suspect it's for the points - but every comment received does earn the poster 6 points? I think.

Tis what it tis...until the AR Gods change it...

Dec 01, 2015 11:20 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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I want to write the answer here Roger D. Mucci because I get 15 points - and you got 10 points....(I did better than you.....lol!)

And yes, good luck with that sofa! (You see I did not say 'listing'!)

 

Dec 02, 2015 08:12 AM
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Jack Gerbehy
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Wait... you get points for answering post...

Michael Jacobs great response... ya beat me to it 

 

 

Dec 02, 2015 04:33 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
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I have seen many on AR that have admitted to not reading the posts. Not sure why they would do that, but ...

Dec 02, 2015 04:05 AM
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Yep, the robo commenters are all about their 25 points.  Great listing Roger, I sure did learn a lot about real estate from this question today, thanks for sharing!  For all of your real estate needs call Roger Mucci!

Dec 02, 2015 02:56 AM
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Val Evans
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Those types of commenters are what I call "gangsta". They drive-by and spray their pablum all over the board, and don't care who they hit.

Dec 02, 2015 02:13 AM
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Michael Setunsky
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Roger D. Mucci Great question. Have a nice day. Do I get my points now? LOL

It is obviously for the points. It takes time to read twenty posts every day.

Dec 02, 2015 01:54 AM
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Roy Kelley
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The process that has been the incentive for many of my comments is simply to reciprocate with comments after the member has commented on my blogs. I often comment on market reports or listings that are not of interest to me.

Sometimes, a comments is just a small way to pay it forward.

Dec 02, 2015 01:21 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I see several of these, although the biggest offenders have gone away.  Yes, they did it just for the points.

Dec 02, 2015 01:12 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
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Roger - "that's a very good question". Have you seen that one over and over again?

Dec 02, 2015 01:03 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Don't you get it at home too?  People have the tendency to rattle w/o listening or read....

Dec 02, 2015 12:41 AM
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Evelyn Johnston
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If the answer didn't go with the post, I would say yes.  It was for the points.

Dec 02, 2015 01:45 PM
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Bob Crane
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I am sure you see this for a variety of reasons Roger, some for points, some just to stop by and say howdy to as many friends as possible, and others just dont have the ability to think of anything to say but want to say something.

 

Dec 02, 2015 01:43 PM
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Larry Johnston
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I have noticed that too.  Some of my titles are taken the wrong way and they comment with something entirely different.  That's when I noticed that they didn't even read the blog.

Dec 02, 2015 01:22 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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Do you mean copy/paste comments? They become quite popular here. My guess: time saving and points. 

Dec 02, 2015 11:40 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
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I think you've got to read the post, or at least 9/10th of it.  It's funny to get comments where it's clear the reader didn't read much or any of it.

Dec 02, 2015 10:50 AM
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John Pusa
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Roger D. Mucci This is very good question. 

Dec 02, 2015 09:48 AM
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Rob Thomas
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I see this sometimes on mine ....I like it when they call me Bob or some other name not even close ....or ...I'll post a recent sell and I'll get comments ...like ...Congrats on the new listing ....LOL

Nice question Roger D. Mucci 

Dec 02, 2015 07:45 AM
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Scott Godzyk
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Happens quite often, if i am not reading, i am not leaving a comment. I actually like reading blogs becuase they teach or entertain each day. 

Dec 02, 2015 07:10 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
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Of course it was about the points. Lazy and why bother. It make the commentor look bad.

Dec 02, 2015 07:04 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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 Why do you look at it THAT way.

Could it not be their way of YOU getting a few points for your effort.

To let you know someone IS reading.

And they may be saying, 'Up your game and there are likes and reblogs in your future."

Why go negative?

Dec 01, 2015 11:05 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
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Roger - If someone makes a comment that has nothing to do with the post, then they are obviously doing it for the points.

I read every post I comment on, and then some.

Dec 04, 2015 12:56 PM