posted on May, 20 2004 @ 08:36 AM
Excessive quoting warning/penalty can be virtually nullified by:
1) remembering to not
quote an entire post. If you feel the need to use the quote button at the top right of each members post, then be sure to
what you are not necessarily commenting to. And no, rarely, if ever, does anyone address an entire comment that someone makes,
hence/thus, just quote what is necessary.
2) here's a trick to make quoting just what you want or wish to address: the copy and paste method
: highlight exactly those few sentences that
you want to address/comment on, right-click, copy, then paste it into the reply field, then put '['quote']'
at the beginning of the first
sentence and '['/quote']'
at the end of the last sentence (when actually doing this, do it without the use of the '
Just an idea for those who simply use the quote button, which quotes an entire post, and do not remove what they are not addressing. The copy and
paste method is one that is very ideal for those of us that like to quote. Just utilize the quote
within brackets when doing
[Edited on 20-5-2004 by Seekerof]