Log in, check the front few pages to see if anything interesting is posted. Check the forums. Hit a few topics. Check my friends, see what's up. Check my reply messages. Knock out 25 to 100. Check polls and journals. Check DevWatchs and try to comment on 25+ Shoot the shit then log off.
I'm in the DA Political group and it's dead like a meat locker in there because the same 10 people post comments, the other 100+ people just lurk (at best). Very sad.