Wasting space on the forum.

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon Nov 14 20:51:59 EST 2011


On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> This is why I only quote the relevant part of message, usually the last
> one or two replies at most. The frustrating thing for me is when the email
> is set up to reply at the BOTTOM of all the quoted text. Can't people see
> it's a hassle to scroll all the way through 5 pages of quoted text to see
> what the reply was? Yes I can drag the elevator box to the bottom on each
> email. Why should I have to? That is my big beef. Lots of quotes are not a
> problem for me. Having lots of quotes to scroll through, and some being
> mixed top and bottom, and finally getting to the bottom where I read that
> the person replying cannot help, yeah that is a b**ch. I feel ya man.
>
> For those who do not know, most email programs allow you to select some
> text and then hit reply, quoting only the selected text. Sadly, web
> browsers do not (to my knowledge) know how to do this. But most DO allow
> you to set where the reply will be placed, top or bottom. Top please.
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Nov 10, 2011, at 10:13 AM, Francis Nugent Dixon wrote:
>
> > Hi to any out there who agree, or who don't agree.
> >
> > I have better things to do than scan down repeated
> > messages. I thought that some of you may agree !
> > (previous threads on this subject got better responses,
> > and I thought that a reminder was a good idea ).
> >
> > It is your prerogative to fill the forum (or watch it
> > filled) with repetition, and without commenting upon it.
> > It is also mine to ignore, and to beef about it.
> > That is what forums are for (all comments accepted !)
> >
> > I thought that users were repeating past messages
> > because they didn't know how NOT to do it !
> > If they are doing it deliberately, then go ahead, it's
> > a free world.
> >
> > I'm sure, then, you won't mind if I skip over all of
> > these messages without even a casual glance.
> >
> > I retire gracefully.
> >
> > -Francis
> >
> > "Nothing should ever be done for the first time !"
> >
> >
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Not like this? Correct?  er, uh... I mean Incorrect?

˜Roger



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