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Old 01-03-2007, 05:10 PM   #1
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When responding to a post, please don't quote it if you are right after it. Unless you are pointing out or answering just a specific part and remove the rest from the quote.
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Old 01-03-2007, 05:11 PM   #2
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or if you know its going to goto the Second page, that helps allot
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Old 01-03-2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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Specific problem: Quoting pictures. You should edit picture tags out of your quotes unless you are specifically addressing the picture itself. Even then, you should refer to it in text if possible.
Makes it easier on the 56K guys, and also makes it easier to scroll through a conversation.
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Old 01-03-2007, 09:05 PM   #4
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This is a smart idea I get so annoyed when I'm reading and the page keeps running away from me because it'* still loading!!
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i think i am an offender here, i already noticed myself doing it several times after i read this...

try my best to break the habbit!
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This is a smart idea I get so annoyed when I'm reading and the page keeps running away from me because it'* still loading!!
Yeah that drives me nuts!, and my net isnt that slow i have sypathy for the 56k guys


NOTE/EDIT: i am guilty of doing this from time to time, for the same reason as i am editing this post, in that i was responding to Melisa'* post but Andrew posted before me and i was no longer the next post inline
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The only problem with not quoting a post....

Sometimes if a thread is busy and you're writing a long response to the last post, you'll submit your post only to find out one or two people already jumped ahead of you. Then, without the quote, it can be unclear to whom you are responding. It has happened to me multiple times (probably because I type too darn much ).

However, I'm totally supportive of editing an image out of a quote. Unless your comments are specifically regarding the picture, you really don't need to quote an image.
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The only problem with not quoting a post....

Sometimes if a thread is busy and you're writing a long response to the last post, you'll submit your post only to find out one or two people already jumped ahead of you. Then, without the quote, it can be unclear to whom you are responding. It has happened to me multiple times (probably because I type too darn much ).

However, I'm totally supportive of editing an image out of a quote. Unless your comments are specifically regarding the picture, you really don't need to quote an image.
I agree.

Sorry, I promise I will never do what I just did again...
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WTF???


EDIT...OK, this is not a response to the previous post.
When I posted this the first time, the last post was by "BC system" and as text it had two of the text ads like we get atthe top of the page now. But after I posted they were gone....What gives?
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If you see ads with BC System as the topic author, please don't PM anyone ont he Staff. Details will follow later.
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