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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Tuesday Thinger: What Do You Find Confusing?

Welcome to another week of Tuesday Thingers! We always love to hear from regular participants as well as new people.

Yesterday, we had a small blogger/author/publicist get-together here in the Seattle area, and it was lots of fun! We talked about our blogs and a few of the sites we frequently use, Library Thing was there too!

One thing that came up was how confusing Library Thing can be. I was actually surprised to hear that, as it is the first book/review site I go to when I update my reviews.

Questions: What areas of Library Thing do you find confusing or frustrating? The team at LT seem to be continually updating things at the site. Is there anything in particular that you would like to see updated or changed?

My Answer: First of all, I'd like to apologize - Tuesday Thinger is being posted late this week. We are still on vacation, and I lost track of time. . . plus, I've got a few other things that have temporarily pulled my attention in another direction, so I woke up with a start this morning, realizing that I had forgotten to write and post the Thinger for this week! I'll try to get next week's ready early so we don't have a repeat. :)

My biggest frustration with LT right now is finding friends! I have tried multiple times to search for friends using the email tool, but for some reason, it won't work for me. So. . . I simply try to find user names that seem familiar and then send a friend request.

I would love to see a search added for member names, both real names and screen names. I don't believe it exists yet, but think that would be a huge help to those of us trying to find our bloggy/booky friends.

Looking forward to reading everyone's answers!!

~ Wendi

If you are new to Tuesday Thingers: Welcome! The meme was originally created as a way to network with other bloggers and to learn about Library Thing! I'd like to encourage you to join us. If you don't know what Library Thing is - you are in a great place to learn about new things, and if you are an old pro, stick around and share your wealth of information! Visit Library Thing here. To join in, copy the picture and question into your post and link back here so people can read other responses. Make sure you leave a comment here with a link to your post so we can stop by! If you don't have a blog, feel free to leave a comment here!


bermudaonion said...

I was hoping to see pictures from the get-together! For me, adding friends is the most confusing part of Library Thing.

Lenore Appelhans said...

Hi Wendi! Hope you are enjoying your vacation.

Here is my answer this week.

Catherine said...

Here is my answer.

Hope you're having a nice vacation!

jlshall said...

Well, looks like I'm late, too! I found LT a bit confusing at first, but I guess I've gotten used to it.
Here's the rest of my answer.

And thanks, Wendi, for taking time from your vacation to do the Thingers bit!

Margot said...

I agree with you on the finding friends thing. GoodReads has it right on that score. But I like Library Thing for many reasons. They just need to fix the friend thing.

Hope your vacation is relaxing.

nicchic said...

Wendi, here is my post.

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Florinda said...

Tuesday Thingers on Friday

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