Monday, June 21, 2010

Not quite Murphy's Law

Have you heard?  Joining the legendary ranks of personally named laws, of which Murphy must be the best known, I can boast of one sharing my name.  There is indeed something called "Ardith's Law" and it comes complete with mugs, hats, t-shirts, and bumper stickers.  I am not kidding you.

I'm not sure when the nature it describes was first noted, and then defined, but it couldn't be too old. 

Ardith's Law

A law of forum behavior:

The intensity of observed responses in a thread is exponentially proportional to the number of posts about the subject which have already been made.

Having surfed a few forums in my day, I have to chuckle at this spot-on description of human nature.  Oh, how we love to chime in with our two cents, don't we?

I think I should get me one of those sweatshirts, don't you think?


Kim said...

Too funny and true ~ and a big YES on the sweatshirt!!

Laura said...

PS. I agree with Kim. Yes!!

Laura said...

Hahahaha! I love this!!