I have been here at The Dope for 16 years (missed a '99 registration date by thatmuch!) and I have had a total of 14 private messages sent to me. I have seen people who have their Skype account linked to their SDMB profile. And plenty of posters, mostly in The Pit, who claim tens (even hundreds) of supportive private contacts. This has got me thinking how pathetic my presence on this board actually is.
How many private contacts have you had? Surely my paltry less-than-one-a-year has got to be a record low for a long time poster.