This is what I was taught all my life. Believed it to be true. No one preaches from door to door but the JW's. Well I moved to another state and I've been here for about two years now. I have yet to see a JW in my area at all. Although there is a KH right down the street. On the contrary I see Mormons everywhere, all the time. Riding their bikes, ringing bells etc.
My sister is a new Jw, and so she tells me a couple of weeks ago "you know the preaching work is done, the GB is stopping it" ( she rushes around her bedroom as if noah and his ark is outside her house waiting on her).
ME: "oh yeah, says who?"
my sister: "well um, sister so 'n' so called me and said thats what she heard"
ME: "oh well i guess it's the end" ( I stretch and yawn)
my sister: "you know they changed the magazines" (she shows me a watchtower with no color)
for some strange reason I was not moved
My sister: "we don't place these anymore, the brother at the counter just barely gave me my share"
ME: "oh yeah, well let me know, if you hear anything else or if something happens"
It's always this looming threat that the preaching work is finished but yet they are constantly getting whipped about not being out in FS enough
yet i never see any JW out preaching (at least not in my area).