Quotations and Pruning!

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Quotations and Pruning!

Post by Guest on Fri May 09, 2008 12:30 am

Hello everybody,

I have noticed recently that quite a few posts are containing quotations in the responses.
There is nothing wrong in that except that sometimes, perhaps quoting the complete reply in
response to a previous post from another member is not necessary, especially if the post is quite long
or contains photographs.

Might I suggest that a bit of careful pruning of the quotation be in order?

For Example:

If you wish to quote a particular point that another member has made, then the rest of the post that is not relevant,
can be deleted.

This in itself is easy enough to do:

When replying to a post,and you wish to quote someone from that topic, go to ‘Quote within reply’, as normal;
from there the text can then be simply edited by deleting the unnecessary bits; just ensure that the beginning and the end of the quotes always contain the appropriate text. For Example: [Quote ...] [/Quote ...]

From there you can then add the remainder of your response as usual.

By reducing the length of the quotes, it makes reading the threads a lot easier, as duplication often causes confusion.

Thanks to everybody here and keep on posting!
Pauline :flower: :queen:


Last edited by Pollyanna on Fri May 09, 2008 12:38 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Spacing was all wrong!)

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Re: Quotations and Pruning!

Post by Sfalj on Fri May 09, 2008 10:04 am


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Re: Quotations and Pruning!

Post by corsair on Fri May 09, 2008 5:48 pm

Sfalj wrote:


lol! lol! lol!

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Re: Quotations and Pruning!

Post by Old Gregg on Sun May 25, 2008 2:14 pm



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Re: Quotations and Pruning!

Post by Guest on Sun May 25, 2008 3:52 pm

lol! lol! lol!

That's me told!
Laughing Laughing Nice one Gregory!!! cheers

Pauline
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