Let's not talk about only Asian DVD Club, but about private trackers in general. Similarities and differences that make our community truly very special within PT trackers world.
All private communities have restricted access, so not everyone can join. Some communities are by invitation only, so you may not even know they exist unless you get an invitation. Specific requirements must be met for you to even be considered for membership. The more exclusive communities may have an involved application process with multiple interviews.
Even a modest barrier to entry serves a valuable purpose. It keeps out the riffraff. This alone can foster a community that’s 10x more useful.
Spam is a common issue for every community, especially if the community managers want to maintain a solicitation-free space. Spammers don’t typically join private communities, because every new member is being under the close watch, and it's not what the spammers are looking for. In the eight months that our private community has been up and running, there hasn’t been a single spam post. In our previous public forums, zero spam would have been beyond miraculous; our moderators were constantly having to delete spam and ban spammers.
Trolls generally flock to the free communities as well. While trolling can still happen in any community, it’s far less common and easily remedied with a simple warning or in the worst case expulsion from the group. A person won’t usually join a private community to behave like a jerk and get kicked out. Such behavior, sadly, became a commonplace in some private trackers. Where trolls are allowed to flourish, a community’s standards degrade, trust falls, and interactions devolve into low-value drivel. This is not the way it's happening within Asian DVD Club as we maintain high level of interruptions.
But connecting with results-oriented people on a daily basis is infectious. When you participate in a solid private tracker, you’re likely to get swept up in the results-oriented mindset. You’ll probably find yourself taking a lot more action just through osmosis. You won’t want to see your peers racing ahead while you appear to be standing still. But if you go there for discussion alone and don’t step up your action game, they will indeed leave you in the dust.
In private trackers, the average participant seems to be brighter and more self-aware than what I typically see on the outside. Such people are usually more experienced with the subject matter too – sometimes a LOT more experienced. This can lead to some fascinating and rewarding connections.
This mutual awesomeness effect can be very powerful in practice, especially by making it easy to bond with other members. You feel proud of yourself for stepping up, and that’s a great state to be in when you want to reach out and make new friends.
Asian DVD Club like some communities pack in so much value that you may feel a little overwhelmed by all the possibilities when you first join. I think that’s a good thing, though. It can help you get used to abundance, whereby the main challenge is prioritizing.
In our community, trust is easier to establish. Sometimes it’s easily granted because people will treat you as a worthy comrade simply because you’ve joined the same exclusive group. With high trust, there’s less friction for connecting, so relationships can go deeper faster. Don’t be too surprised if you have some new best friends within a month or two of joining such a community.
If you like accountability, we excel in this area. Their smaller size, closer bonds, and higher standards encourage members to care about their community standing. No one wants to be perceived as the community derelict who never follows through.
Be careful not to confuse multiple definitions of the word caring. Not caring about what people think is often touted as good advice, but this really means not fearing and resisting other people’s judgments. Another meaning of caring refers to valuing intelligent feedback from people you respect, and this type of caring can help you raise your standards when you practice it. In that regard it’s wise to care about what your peers think of you because meeting or exceeding their expectations can be highly motivating – if you have a good peer group that you like and respect.
If you want other members to hold you in high esteem, you’ll need to live up to the community standards. For some people, that’s a tall order that will push you to grow.
Another benefit of private trackers is that they’re often very encouraging of people who are willing to make an effort. They tend to respect hard work and risk taking, regardless of your results. When you fall short, they’ll help you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get back in the game.
Private communities are more likely to be careful about their growth, making sure to maintain high standards as they expand.
Some other trackers are so exclusive that they don’t seek to grow their numbers at all; but we are open for new members who share our passion. Please take into consideration joining Asian DVD Club, you will not be disappointed.
Really? Why won't you join our community? Take a look at the benefits :-)
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