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Old 06-14-2008, 02:17 AM   #16
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The moderators decided against allowing automatic nested quotes because a lot of lazy people post extended quotations, then just add a sentence (or less) at the bottom. This gets very tedious.
As a moderator, I want nested quotes As a user I want nested quites. So that makes two votes for nested quotes.
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:28 AM   #17
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:16 AM   #18
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OK -- I'm frustrated.

This forum is so much like another forum I frequent at bookobsessed.com -- they even use exactly the same markup and most of the smileys use the same codes.
Damn Elsi, I wish you hadn't mentioned BookObsessed. Now there's another forum for me to wander mindlessly through. Shoot.

OTOH, thanks cause I can't get enough about books
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Old 06-14-2008, 10:15 PM   #19
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I'd love this option as a setting in user profile.
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Old 06-15-2008, 08:46 AM   #20
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I'd love this option as a setting in user profile.
if it were set to "off" by default it might avoid some abuses by lazy posters (if they are too lazy to remove excess quotations, they are probably also too lazy to change their profile settings )
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Old 06-15-2008, 08:49 AM   #21
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if it were set to "off" by default it might avoid some abuses by lazy posters (if they are too lazy to remove excess quotations, they are probably also too lazy to change their profile settings )
Excellent recommendation! I'd vote for this - wait - I don't get to vote...
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Old 06-15-2008, 10:38 AM   #22
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if it were set to "off" by default it might avoid some abuses by lazy posters (if they are too lazy to remove excess quotations, they are probably also too lazy to change their profile settings )
I just noticed the other day, since this had been mentioned that in Private Messages you do get nesting quoting.

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Old 06-15-2008, 11:00 AM   #23
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wasn't it always the case in PMs ?
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Old 06-15-2008, 11:41 AM   #24
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wasn't it always the case in PMs ?
May have been. I just never really paid attention.
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Old 06-15-2008, 01:03 PM   #25
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if it were set to "off" by default it might avoid some abuses by lazy posters (if they are too lazy to remove excess quotations, they are probably also too lazy to change their profile settings )
I would think that anyone who could type upside down & backwards would have no problem with nested quotes.
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Old 06-15-2008, 08:08 PM   #26
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I would think that anyone who could type upside down & backwards would have no problem with nested quotes.
i didn't say i have trouble with them. skillz i have. laziness i have also.
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Old 06-15-2008, 10:51 PM   #27
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As a user I want nested quites.
Perhaps if you built them a nest, you could attract a few quites...
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Old 06-16-2008, 06:09 AM   #28
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Perhaps if you built them a nest, you could attract a few quites...
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i hear quites like to nest in lofty places. perhaps if we elevate the discourse to a sufficient level, they'll nest all by themselves.
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