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tonypreece 10:38pm, 16 November 2005
Just interested to know what attracted you to this group - why you joined - and why you've stuck around?
What makes flickritis good for you?
What makes this group better than Central?
What are our differences?

The first aim of flickritis is to become the biggest group on flickr. Mass invites have been done to death and its time for a new strategy.

Lets make a list of all the reasons for being a member of flickritis, a list that we can all use to promote our group and that non members can use to find out more about us - a list of reasons why people should join!

Then we can use these ideas to promote flickritis around the flickrverse.
Also, if you're adding a link to your own (or another) group, then be polite and add a link back to us - you can use items from this list to promote the link.
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Wontolla65 PRO 12 years ago
I just don't know how to get out
Wysz PRO Posted 12 years ago. Edited by Wysz (member) 12 years ago
I joined because I'm pretty sure I have Flickritis. Flickr Central is good for discussing things Flickr-related, but Flickritis is the celebration of our joint passion.

I'm just starting to get into the whole group thing, and I really don't like posting limits. No such thing as "over-posting" is what sealed the deal, and now I'm a proud member. Go Flickr!
especially_today 12 years ago
pretty much everything Wysz said. I like being able to share as many of my photos as I like, and I totally agree that this group is just absolute flickr fun!!
Every central has its lounge. No need to get too picky about being on topic here.
A place to let your soul hang free...
Swing lounge
Btw., i just joined when i got invited.
AnDy631 PRO 12 years ago
Yeah, someone invited me so I joined. I like the ongoing story posts.
i was surfin and i came here, saw the 6 word story thingy, thought, "ooh... that might be fun.", and stayed for the fun and the friends
A cry for help, of course.
dalesgirl [deleted] 12 years ago
These are the days of ours lives!
asterope* 12 years ago
i thought this was the place i could find the ultimate question to the ultimate answer (which is in fact 42)
ericdege 12 years ago
I must
lizzybrock 12 years ago
i was infected, and now i'm stuck looking for the cure.
rangerkeri 12 years ago
It was the 'no posting limit' that grabbed my attention.

Plus flickritis is the PERFECT name for my disease! :)
Dave Ward Photography Posted 12 years ago. Edited by Dave Ward Photography (member) 12 years ago
Being arbitrarily, wrongly and entirely unjustly banned from FlickrCentral, I was looking for a group that is equivalent to what FlickrCentral used to be in the "old days." This is it, IMO. (And without the attitude you get from admins there sometimes!)
the infected need to be quarantined, that's what this group is for!!
happygirl06 [deleted] 12 years ago
I like the attitudes around here. I'm just learning more about photography and the photos taken and posted here are amazing and very inspiring. I really think I'm coming down with flickritis.
rangerkeri 12 years ago
discrapping--good luck with learning.

Heck I've been heavily involved in photography for two and a half years already and I'm still learning. I seriously think that even the most experienced photographers here would say that there's constant learning of new techniques, etc.

Just keep practicing! You'll learn your camera and you'll learn what works and what doesn't :)
Saad.Akhtar 12 years ago
I got hooked on by the Old Hag story...
hvhurricane 12 years ago
just started to get into photography...and got flickritis now im hooked.
Wysz PRO Posted 12 years ago. Edited by Wysz (member) 12 years ago
I second what Photobuff said:
Everyone here is able to start a silly thread and have fun with it, or talk about whatever without having their heads bitten off.

Not only can you post silly threads, you can post silly pictures. Sillyness is awesome!

Update 11-21-05:
Here's a good example of what happens when you try to have fun in FlickrCentral.

Schwag Blur
elliot_wisdom 12 years ago
Why I cry
Andreas Helke 12 years ago
Because I wanted to be a member of the large flickr groups. I increasingly enjoy the more relaxed athmosphere here.
brownsugarbear01 12 years ago
I wanted to add to the goal of making this the biggest group. I take more pictures by buying more disposable cameras, but I'm just shutterhappy!
fensterbme PRO 12 years ago
Why NOT join another group... It looks like lots of people are members and I always go with the flow and follow the crowd... ;)
Ghene Snowdon (Mushroom & Gadgets) PRO Posted 12 years ago. Edited by Ghene Snowdon (Mushroom & Gadgets) (member) 12 years ago
- it is the right name for my addiction
- this is freespace, you can post serious, sad, silly and just about any photo here
- silly games
- and ... topics are often useful :)
pizzo PRO 12 years ago
Only recently joined... Why? It looked like a good party :)
experimien 12 years ago
I really don`t know, or it should be that...
... after finding Flickritis by accident and seeing the word games going on, I decided to stay.
... I like it here, most of the people are nice and funny. Their photo`s makes me smile or laugh.
... I feel free to reply.
... this is a very `take it easy` group.
Chrisser PRO 12 years ago
Lots of great photos and lots of great tips from everybody here.
desmond3 12 years ago
Great mixture of photos in this group,whatever your taste in photography you will find it here
ferg690 [deleted] 12 years ago
I just recently in the past year have got hooked on photography and Flikritis, and everyone is so laid back, how could i not join? Its great to find people on the internet who are actually nice and sincere. plus the word games can be out of this world sometimes.
natural gas PRO 12 years ago
I was invited.
Where's the beer?
andyhewittlock [deleted] 12 years ago
Joining was the only way to stop getting the invites.
It looked like a good place to see a wide range of what other people were shooting.
Both for my enjoyment and idea.s
Jess ☆ 12 years ago
because i know that i am not truly alone when i realize how fucked up in the head everyone else is.
stonefaction PRO 12 years ago
Because it was here. :-)
Hrishi-da-Dad 12 years ago
because 10000 ppl already joined this group so thought 10000 ppl cant be wrong :)
Sidereal PRO 12 years ago
For the apostrophe's!
harpreet thinking 12 years ago
".......the destiny"
pamelaadam PRO 12 years ago
well you see i got this rash ....
~ Sailor ~ PRO 12 years ago
'Cause there ain't no 12 step programs for this addiction.
Generic user here 12 years ago
I was in flickr addicts, might as well join flickritis. Also the fun discussions attracted me
gabo_ 12 years ago
'cause I think I have flickritis too...
John Gusky PRO 12 years ago
to score chicks.
Life of David PRO 12 years ago
Isn't this the CNN website?
mpls4567890 [deleted] 12 years ago
Flickritis is my density, er destiny.
AMDM - photography [deleted] 12 years ago
Guess because I have flickritis.....:-)
Cher0213 12 years ago
Who am I? Why am I here? I think I need therapy for this Flickritis illness.
empTV 12 years ago
lotsa "pro" here...huh...why dont sum1 sponsor me...hehe
i joined becuz i want to!..
and its cool here...
erniehatt 12 years ago
Haven't worked it out yet
To be honest, i have no idea. It just happend to sit between my groups one sunny day, so i thought i could post some stuff, while i'm here. ;)
toksikmind [deleted] 12 years ago
I have a good collection of pics and i want to share it. Flickr is the best one which gives me a plateform to share my collection 4 free.
a moment captured 12 years ago
Im dyslexic- i thought it was a support group for people with some form of arthritis.
cemedia Posted 12 years ago. Edited by cemedia (member) 12 years ago
it's a group that has its doors wide open!
claudiaveja 11 years ago
it's so easy WHY
cose we are on flickr
and this is called
Creative Oculus Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Creative Oculus (member) 11 years ago
.....just because.:)
Through Joanne's eye 11 years ago
I joined because I was invited by a flickr friend, I am not even sure who...I stayed because it is a great group. Lots of random photos, a good variet y of photos from all levels of photographers.

I like the discussion groups, they are the best. I also belong to central but this group is more exciting! I have even found some good
contacts here. Flickritis sounded like a disease, and I was sure I had the bug......or at the very least smyptoms of it. I can find a laugh here on a daily basis.
Oliphant PRO 11 years ago
I joined so I could post in this thread. Does that mean I have flickritis?
Colin-S 11 years ago
I joined because the voices kept telling me to.
PirjoSundqvist 11 years ago
Freedom and variety fun and curiosity :D
doeth 11 years ago
I enjoy the games, and everyone seems so friendly
I'm addicted to these games. ^________^
kirkanderson. 11 years ago
well, all the cool kids were doing it so...
Michael Haslam 11 years ago
I was invited by a couple of people and thought that it sounded cool.

Addicted to the games too!
drumtoo 11 years ago
so i could be 21,001...

and to tell someone to update tagline.
txblueyedgal PRO 11 years ago
b/c i have been diagnosed with this illness called flickritis. i was told the cure was cool games, unlimited photos of what our heart fancies, fun-loving, free-spirited friendly people/photos, and laughter. admitedly, i haven't posted too much but try to view the pool everyday and play the games - it's a good release from reality. ;-P
lunawhimsy 11 years ago
duh!....no limits photo dumping

no! I mean I've got friends here, I'm with them

I mean I was Invited

I mean.. .for the art of it

did someone say there's beer? Cause I saw what they were doing in the bathroom...But I'd prefer something to drink.

IF it's BYOB I'm good
Sake cup & Bottle
Bekah Stargazing PRO 11 years ago
I like the sheer size of flickritis.
Being able to freely communicate with all the active members of the largest Flickr group really makes me feel good--I can get a lot of viewpoints & help on any topic I'd like to discuss.

That, & the games are freaking AWESOME.
Fortunate_One [deleted] 11 years ago
I found flickr on a best of list of websites- flickritis I found when I was looking for more games- I like to see what others write about things and put my own views out there
ronnie52 [deleted] 10 years ago
Why not, I love a good group.!
deb314 10 years ago
For me, this just looked like a fun and active group. Always interesting pictures posted here, and some great topics and games. I keep coming back because it is fun!
we joined in because this group is very active and the games are funny ;) also the pictures are very interesting and the people are great.
~Suemil~ Posted 10 years ago. Edited by ~Suemil~ (member) 10 years ago
Once I realized I had flickritis, I thought this was the best place to be! And it still is!
Ger & Mat [deleted] 10 years ago
We still havent finished looking at each photo in this group at least once so we stay and play games meanwhile. Great to be here - you're a great bunch of people, thanks.
Mat & Ger
johnalanhall PRO 10 years ago
I joined because I was invited, and I stayed for the games.
BO-MBARAK 10 years ago
I joined because I was invited so Great to be here

thank you
Caucasian 10 years ago
I joined because I'm pretty sure I have Flickritis. Flickr Central is good for discussing things Flickr-related, but Flickritis is the celebration of our joint passion.

Thanks for all photographers and moderators
ShellyS PRO 10 years ago
I'm addicted to flickr and someone told me this is a very cool group. She was right. I'm still finding my way around, poking around the threads, looking at the pool, but figured I should say Hi!
.Jen. 10 years ago
i am not in denial... i have flickritis. lol

this is why i joined and i want to be around other people who suffer from the same wonderful affliction ;)
smug32002 10 years ago
I'm addicted! What can I say?

Does anyone besides me get "flickr withdrawal" symptoms? (anxiously looking at the screen, thinking about it constantly, drifting towards a computer whenever you see one, etc.)
angelaelizabeth 9 years ago
I'm really not sure why I joined, but I know that I find myself visiting this group nearly every chance that I get. Am I crazy? Do I need therapy?

;) This is a terrific group!!

Thank you for such a pleasant experience!
mamassage 9 years ago
I have no idea when or why I joined.

But I stay because everyone's so nice. I love submitting photos without people telling me that I should have cropped here for the perfect third, or changed something in the post - or whatever.

I love seeing everyone else's pics without pressure to find some profound comment to make. Life shouldn't be that hard.

Plus, the games are fun. I can't help it. I'm a simple person. I love a simple group.

And I mean that in the kindest way possible.
Asiunka 9 years ago
I love the games and sense of community!
~Suemil~ 9 years ago
I don't know, now I can't get away!
I joined to avoid the Draft.
Keta Goes Global PRO 9 years ago
I joined because I thought it was a "12-step" group to help me with my Flickr addiction. Little did I realize that it's major pusher :)
-murilo- 9 years ago
I was invited by a mouse. Could I say no?
About a Man, a Mouse, a Gun, a Moustache, Some Gold Chains, a Pair of Glasses, and a Polkadot Bow by TrEjAcK
(by TrEjAcK)
I joined after I was invited .. I like playing the games and that not every one of the games is about photography .. not everything has to be about photography .. also by joining up the courts say I don't have to spend that month in jail or join the Army ..
Naughty Karate Monkey 9 years ago
Technically, I didn't join. I was Shanghaied whilst on shore leave in the Barbary Coast.

Rough neighborhood, that -- even the mice carry sidearms...
CodeMonkeyWithACanon [deleted] 9 years ago
Hey - I was looking for your group's icon/award/ - if there's none that's cool too [the little pill with Flickritis written on it - or would that be the cure?] ;-)
SimonBrown [deleted] 9 years ago
how could I resist???
My_view_of_things 9 years ago
To post the wrong answer
frost-bite 9 years ago
Looking for a cure but did not find one so I joined the support group... "flickritis" !
Cuz Fun Is What It's All About... and oh yeah Photography Too ;>)
Haven't wanted to be cured yet 8>} There's Nuttin' Rong Wit Moi!
No one else would have me.
billdroadrunner01 [deleted] Posted 7 years ago. Edited by billdroadrunner01 (member) 7 years ago
I was attracted to this group and joined it because, I could promote a thread that FlickrCentral probally would not like, since they don't like any new games. Here is the thread I started here, www.flickr.com/groups/flickritis/discuss/72157625504364814/
neauthor77 7 years ago
I like the word games.
AizatRule!!! 7 years ago
Because it is the BEST group there is, aside from the group being awesome, cool, gnarly and all that :D
judo_dad1953 PRO 6 years ago
Mist Mara PRO 6 years ago
I joined this group to help to achieve a goal of this group to be the most popular one.
Eustaquio Santimano PRO 6 years ago
I joined for the big collection of impressive photos. Where is the comment code?
StacyGKinNJ 6 years ago
I am addicted to flickr, and this group has games and fun ways to eat up my time.
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