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lurk

verb ambuscade, be stealthy, be unseen, conneal oneself, crouch, ensconce oneself, escape detection, escape notice, escape observation, escape recognition, hide, keep out of sight, latitare, lie connealed, lie hidden, lie in ambush, lie in wait, lie low, move furtively, prowl, seclude oneself, secrete oneself, skulk, slink, sneak, steal
See also: prowl
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And that's how Arnold and Lutzoni became interested in the massive diversity of lurkers in lichens.
Even if there are enough people out there who are yearning to wax lyrical about your product or service it actually takes a lot of time, and a strong personality to encourage others to get actively involved - passive lurkers make up about 80 per cent of any online community.
PURE blitzkrieg is the only way to describe this full-frontal punk attack from London geezers The Lurkers, which had the amplifiers at near-meltdown.
The question about lurkers relates to this: if an individual is active, then shared cognitive labour takes place (Resnick, 1991).
Some of us are lurkers on some Listservs while being active participants in others where we believe we have something important to say.
Plus an alluring wealthy widow-woman (Kitty Aldridge) stirring the loins of the local lurkers.
Lurkers, those who always read but never post, are the only ones safe.
Lurkers can also follow the conversation on TweetChat.
On the internet lurkers, who don't use a service, make up 90% of people signed up.
X Ray Spex, XTC, The Rich Kids, Steel Pulse, Secret Affair, The Lurkers, Ultravox, Slaughter and The Dogs, supported The Chords at The Music Machine in London.
Obviously there are some lurkers down the bottom who could be thrown in, but The Bishop Looney stays well and the soft ground will be right up his aisle.