When I was living in Buenos Aires I knew a number of folks who quit the forum because of the "negativity". Both young and older people. It is definitely a factor. And those who quit following the forum are still in Buenos Aires.I keep meeting young new expats- but they are not interested in hearing a bunch of cranky old farts complain all day.
Thanks jbeas. Suffice to say that no place is perfect, and expat blogs throughout the world are inhabited by more than a few people who vent their spleen on the internet. Same here in Bangkok.johnny. you posted some pretty good content in the past. thanks for all. you might be referring to the ajo era. what a negative troll
I've heard there is a special place in Las Canitas. Like an elite terrace bar or something. And all the people who have left this forum are sitting there drinking their martinis. They are permanently engaged in highly intellectual and very entertaining conversations, and you cannot detect even a touch of negativity in anything they say. No matter how hard you try.The forum is awfully quiet these days compared to what it used to be like. Have all my fellow expats packed their belongings and returned to where they came from?
Generally speaking I think it is the younger expats who have little interest in the forum. I suppose you're correct that they support one another through social media.other forums are active cos of social media platforms and ease of reach. websites in general have been taken over social media platforms.
i am not a user of facebook etc..for personal profiles..
this is a good old fashioned forum but we could do with some marketing.