mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

Note for New Readers: "Friends" Policy

I've had a bunch of new people add me to their Friends list since Neil Gaiman referenced one of my posts. To everyone, I say welcome! I hope you find something interesting to read here. If you decide after a while that I'm boring, feel free to remove me from your list; I won't mind.

However, it occurs to me that I ought to re-explain my "Friends" policy, even though I explain it on my Info page. I tend to add anyone to my friends list who has added me, so my readers can see my locked posts (not that there's many of those, but there are a few). However, I tend to use my own Friends list to keep up with people I actually know in person. So my Default View is set to give me a page mostly with those people only, along with various syndicated feeds. Therefore, you shouldn't feel surprised (or, I hope, slighted) if I don't comment in your own journal, as I may not be seeing your posts that often, if at all.

If you ever post something that you feel warrants my attention, you can email me at and let me know.

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