So many great TV shows are cut short and then held in the "classics" or "cult" status.
8:50 pm on Jul 3, 2014 (gmt 0)
does this question require a subjective or an objective answer?
10:08 pm on Jul 3, 2014 (gmt 0)
reminds me of the scene from Highlander (a movie)
10:09 pm on Jul 3, 2014 (gmt 0)
Better for you or better for the reader? Sometimes they can't tell*, unless you storm out slamming the door loudly behind you. "Whatever happened to John? He used to post all the time." "Oh, didn't you hear? He died in 2012."
* I know of two forums where deceased members get a new custom rank of "beloved emeritus/emerita". But otherwise you wouldn't know-- especially if you yourself were absent for a while.
1:22 am on Jul 4, 2014 (gmt 0)
A true burn out precludes the possibility of fading away (except as a puff of smoke).
2:44 pm on Jul 4, 2014 (gmt 0)
Burn out, then rise from the ashes and start anew.