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post #31 of 36
I post about my briefcase pretty much in every thread where Saddleback comes up, and I'm hardly a new poster. I just love the thing.
post #32 of 36
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I post about my briefcase pretty much in every thread where Saddleback comes up, and I'm hardly a new poster. I just love the thing.

Yes, indeed. There are certainly veteran members here who have shared their thoughts on the bags as you have done.

That, however, does not change the fact that there is an amazingly unusual / coincidental number of posts about the product by people who are either:

-new members with very few posts (sometimes only 1 or 2)
-new members who have posted only about Saddleback products.

I just find it interesting. I am sure it is not shill posting but the fact that people just love these bags and like to join so they can discuss them.
post #33 of 36
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I continually find it fascinating to see the number of reviews and comments from posters who joined just to discuss Saddleback bags.

I wasn't going to bring it up, but since you seem honestly curious, I'll bite. I don't mean to offend anyone (although I probably will). I cant speak for anyone else who posts about saddleback, but when I was originally searching for info on saddleback from real people and not the company itself or "unbiased" blogs, this is the site that kept coming up. I have found it useful for this info. However, most of the topics on the forum seem to be about things that I find trivial like designer clothes from companies with along italian names that command high prices so people in big cities can name drop. The few products that Id actually be interested like durable leather goods tend to start off as review threads and digress into conversations that sound (to me) like those had by women talking about shoes and handbags, so Ive stopped visiting the forum other than to update this threadd yesterday.
post #34 of 36
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Originally Posted by Lawfor View Post
Yes, indeed. There are certainly veteran members here who have shared their thoughts on the bags as you have done. That, however, does not change the fact that there is an amazingly unusual / coincidental number of posts about the product by people who are either: -new members with very few posts (sometimes only 1 or 2) -new members who have posted only about Saddleback products. I just find it interesting. I am sure it is not shill posting but the fact that people just love these bags and like to join so they can discuss them.
I thought that was....questionable when I bought my bag, too. Then I bought it, and totally got 'it.'
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I wasn't going to bring it up, but since you seem honestly curious, I'll bite. I don't mean to offend anyone (although I probably will). I cant speak for anyone else who posts about saddleback, but when I was originally searching for info on saddleback from real people and not the company itself or "unbiased" blogs, this is the site that kept coming up. I have found it useful for this info. However, most of the topics on the forum seem to be about things that I find trivial like designer clothes from companies with along italian names that command high prices so people in big cities can name drop. The few products that Id actually be interested like durable leather goods tend to start off as review threads and digress into conversations that sound (to me) like those had by women talking about shoes and handbags, so Ive stopped visiting the forum other than to update this threadd yesterday.
Well, not everyone is a name-dropping trend whore on SF!! But of course we have them. A hige contingent of SF members are college students looking for the best products on fairly meager budgets (though we also have college students in Porsches, too). Anyway, your review was very decent; hope you find something worth sticking around for. ~ H
post #35 of 36
My thoughts would be that maybe saddleback hasn't been an affiliate with too many places so our forum (which is pretty big in general) keeps coming up, so there are a lot of new posters who joined just to ask about this particular brand.
post #36 of 36
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Originally Posted by Lawfor View Post
Yes, indeed. There are certainly veteran members here who have shared their thoughts on the bags as you have done.

That, however, does not change the fact that there is an amazingly unusual / coincidental number of posts about the product by people who are either:

-new members with very few posts (sometimes only 1 or 2)
-new members who have posted only about Saddleback products.

I just find it interesting. I am sure it is not shill posting but the fact that people just love these bags and like to join so they can discuss them.

It's an addiction....a healthy one
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