Totally. Did you know I once got warned for bumping a thread of mine, which was Albion Adventures, and it got deleted. The reason I bumped it? Cause I released a new episode. I was told "if ur gonna post, just make a new thrad"
Let's see. One thread with a dozen responses, or a dozen threads. I think the latter seems more spammy
One problem here is the moderation team. Another problem here is the community is selfish, full of members who won't bother taking the time to get to know someone. I post topics regarding my videos, zero responses. Zero feedback. I post in other topics, nothing. I've always felt ignored and overlooked. Always. Its not just with YouTube and this community. People here are selfish, and this community has quite a bit.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
Where in the rules does it say everyone must interact with your content? In an ever increasing passive / consuming world, where it's easier to be fed content rather than interact, why do you think you are somehow owed something more? From the opposite side of your complaint - why should I be obligated to "get to know you"? Even bigger newsflash - everyone is selfish. We're all concerned with our own well-being and in this topics regard, our own entertainment.
The reality is you are but a single entity in a sea of millions so the cold, hard truth might be you're just not that interesting. Or maybe you just haven't found your stride in making video content. Or this post further solidifies why some don't want "to get to know you", as it is whiny, self-centered, biased, and needy. And lord knows if you've spent any amount of time on the internet, you're well aware that there is more than enough of that to go around. Put your big boy panties on and carry on.
TL;DR You come and play on Minecraft Forums, you agree to play by Minecraft Forums rules.
The vast majority of members on this forum don't interact at all - even to make their own threads/posts; more than 700,000 new members have signed up so far this year (currently at 5,817,076, while it was 5,070,389 on January 6), yet there are only a few active threads in the past day even in the most active sections (or formerly most active, like the Java discussion/survival forums, which at one time had nearly a thousand new posts per day - now maybe a dozen on good days).
This discrepancy has made me wonder if all of those new members are real people; stuff like this is also likely you hear claims that Minecraft is dying when it has never declined in terms of official player counts, even in 2018 (an all-time low since 2013 according to Google Trends, while the player count rose by 17 million in 10 months - about the same as the rate of increase over the next year, when it suddenly became "popular" again. Naturally, all of this may point to major changes in player demographics; for example, younger players are less likely to interact online (and legally not allowed to, e.g. COPPA, which may deal a massive blow to the YouTube community if Minecraft is considered to be "kid friendly" - no more comments, notifications, liking and favoriting videos, and so on).
The Show Your Creation section of the forum is slower than most others. Many members' threads in that section go overlooked without getting any responses, not only yours. Some people may even be watching your videos, just not making comments on your thread, which is perfectly fine. However, making a post to simply bump a thread without it containing any meaningful content is against the rules.
As far as the hacked client thread that you linked to goes, would you please report that type of questionable content if you see it? The MCF moderation team is a small group of volunteers who also go to school or have jobs. We can't catch everything, sometimes we do miss things. That's where reports come in. If a member sees something that they believe is breaking the rules, report it, and someone will take a look at it. If someone reports content which is ultimately deemed to be acceptable, there's no punishment at all given to the reporting user. Not reporting a rule-breaking thread or reply when you see it leaves the possibility open for it to be missed, which we obviously don't want.
These are the Minecraft Forum rules, which must be followed by everyone. If you feel that you were unjustly warned for a particular post, feel free to create an appeal, which will be reviewed by one of the administrators.
I think this is an advantage Reddit has over this forum. On a subreddit, all posts are consolidated into hot/new/rising. It's much easier to discover new content as opposed to sifting through every section for new posts on the forums