And not a disco ball in sight

Terry L. Cooper
2 min readNov 8, 2021


Image by Pharaoh_EZYPT from Pixabay

Who was here for the good old days? The days of much fewer glitches? Many fewer plagiarists? Shoddy publications? When you didn’t need ANY followers to earn? When there was no threshold to hit in order to get paid? Hell, my first pay in June of 2020 was a whopping .44 cents.

Follow me back to a simpler time and place.

March 30, 2021

Who remembers this blast from the past?

Screenshot from screenshot from original author x2

I had even forgotten just how uncomplicated the main page used to be! Seven months later and I’m still following almost all of the same people. Wow. Compare that one with what we have now.

Screenshot by author

Notice the empty red circle, top left. That’s where we would see our good morning/afternoon/evening. Now it’s all sell, sell, sell, as indicated by the other three red circles.

Follow these people!

Follow these topics!

Here are the topics you follow because you’re too stupid to know this on your own!

Give me a break. Just as I long for the music of the 70s I long for a cleaner, neater, legal, polite user-friendly place to post.



Terry L. Cooper

Chicken Soup for the Soul out on Jan 24, 2023. Working on the book tour now.