Today's question: LT and RL (real life)- do you have friends in real life that you met through LibraryThing? Have you attended any LT meet-ups in your area? Would you be open to attending meet-ups or is LT strictly an online thing for you?
Wow this is a really great question! But sadly this will be a very short answer for me. No I do not have any RL friends on LT and I have not met anyone IRL through LT.
Meeting online friends in RL is a great thing - when it works out. I have met a few people that I originally knew only online - some turned into lasting friendships, others worked out better as online acquaintances. I think it all has to do with how you carry and present yourself. One of the biggest things I have learnt from the internet is that some people act very differently online as opposed to IRL. Which I think is perfectly fine.
As for LT meet-ups, I do not know of any that have happened in my area, but it would be really cool to participate in one. It would almost be like a book group meeting - but with no restrictions on what books you talk about.
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