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Has anyone actually done the math on this activity?

Removing all non-math forums there are 4171 math post.

If we say MHB Lounge doesn't count in total post (since it doesn't count per user), we have 4832 math post.

There are 408 other site posts.

That is 9.78% and 8.44% respectively of all math related post. How many of these post brought in new members?

I ask becuase we have 261 unanswered post but some of these aren't math related so I conservatively removed 60 making it 201 unanswered math post.

I haven't asked a question in a while so it doesn't affect me but it affects other members. We have brought in double the amount of post that aren't answered. We know some people may come look at the answer and never join, others may join and never ask a question after that, some will be occasionally active, and others will be active members. So let's say we get 50 occassionally and active members from this activity (this is being generous I think) but disenfranchising the people we ignore. Is that mentality we want to show here. I understand some questions are ridicuously hard and others people aren't interested in but that is no excuse to pass up members who may have put a lot of in time here (and came from MHF) for some simple question that may amount to nothing. What if these new members figure out this trait and there questions aren't answered?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bait-and-switch

Removing all non-math forums there are 4171 math post.

If we say MHB Lounge doesn't count in total post (since it doesn't count per user), we have 4832 math post.

There are 408 other site posts.

That is 9.78% and 8.44% respectively of all math related post. How many of these post brought in new members?

I ask becuase we have 261 unanswered post but some of these aren't math related so I conservatively removed 60 making it 201 unanswered math post.

I haven't asked a question in a while so it doesn't affect me but it affects other members. We have brought in double the amount of post that aren't answered. We know some people may come look at the answer and never join, others may join and never ask a question after that, some will be occasionally active, and others will be active members. So let's say we get 50 occassionally and active members from this activity (this is being generous I think) but disenfranchising the people we ignore. Is that mentality we want to show here. I understand some questions are ridicuously hard and others people aren't interested in but that is no excuse to pass up members who may have put a lot of in time here (and came from MHF) for some simple question that may amount to nothing. What if these new members figure out this trait and there questions aren't answered?

**Wouldn't this be called bait and switch?**

For those not familiar with this term:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bait-and-switch

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