I like Cake. Like most smaller platforms, the conversations here are earnest, friendly, and thoughtful. I genuinely enjoy participating. But, until getting the notifications via email that there were new comments in some of my older threads, I hadn't realized that I hadn't browsed the topic list in over a month.
Reddit and Facebook have both become habits; Facebook's insistent and continuous notification stream demands attention, and Reddit's robust collection of daily content makes it my go to for news and discussion. I wonder what it will take for Cake to seat itself in my brain the same way, and is the lack of it having done so at this point indicative that I don't have enough mental bandwidth to support participating in another forum?