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Smooth posting series: quoting others in thread

Postby SexySurgical » Sun May 31, 2015 1:26 am

  • Quoting helps people for quick reference, so people don't have to scroll back, (either literally or) figuratively in their (t)h(r)eads.
  • You can quote other people, even yourself w/ the button right next to the avatar on the right side of a post.
  • Actually, the post form page also has a Quote button right next to good ol' B, i and u we all know from MS Word and stuff. You can then make
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  • Even though I might still relapse into what I've done up until very recently, I suggest you write your response above the quote. This makes it more readable in for example search results, as the engine isn't good @ filtering out quoted text.
  • One subject (/quote) per post suggested, as this helps mental schemata, and people who want to quote to respond, do not have to edit out the other subject.
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Re: Smooth posting series: quoting others in thread

Postby SexySurgical » Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:07 pm

Please discuss, comments, retort these 2 last points w/ me:

SexySurgical wrote:
  • Even though I might still relapse into what I've done up until very recently, I suggest you write your response above the quote. This makes it more readable in for example search results, as the engine isn't good @ filtering out quoted text.
  • One subject (/quote) per post suggested, as this helps mental schemata, and people who want to quote to respond, do not have to edit out the other subject.
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