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Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Jerrari, Dec 16, 2003.

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  1. Jerrari

    Jerrari F1 Veteran

    Jul 24, 2001
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    Jerry Wiersma
    Without quoting what the other person said at the top of their new post? My god, it's driving me insane! Unless the thread goes on a tangent, can't we just REPLY anymore? Or how about something like, "Good one Jim, but my thoughts are..." Just my .02.
  2. Tennlee

    Tennlee Formula Junior

    Feb 10, 2002
    Great Smoky Mountains
    Look for another reply button on the left below all the posts in a thread.
  3. Sin

    Sin Karting

    Nov 28, 2003
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    Good one Jim, but my thoughts are...
  4. JSinNOLA

    JSinNOLA F1 World Champ
    Sponsor Lifetime Rossa

    Mar 18, 2002
    Denver, CO
    But its fun!
  5. rodsky

    rodsky Formula 3

    Mar 24, 2003
    Los Angeles
    Good one Tork but my thoughts are this is a discussion - so it helps if you quote as your comments are in reference to the quote.

    Just my 0.02

    Just curious as to why it drives you insane - I find it helpful to see the quote.
  6. Jerrari

    Jerrari F1 Veteran

    Jul 24, 2001
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    Jerry Wiersma
    Why? Because for one thing you have to scroll through 3 miles of quotation before you can read what the person is actually trying to say. Example:
    Now Jon has a great post here, but try getting to the actual responses.
  7. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 F1 Rookie

    Oct 16, 2001
    La mamma dei fessi
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    e sempre incinta
    How about just quoting the portion of the previous post. You don't have to repost the whole thing.
  8. Bryan

    Bryan Formula 3

    If you click the "Post Reply" button on the lower left, the previous post is not quoted.

    If you click the "Reply" button on the lower right, you get the quote and can edit it to your heart's content. Rob gave us all kinds of flexibility...
  9. rob lay

    rob lay Administrator
    Staff Member Admin Miami 2018 Owner

    Dec 1, 2000
    Southlake, TX
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    Rob Lay
    One reason they have the reply to thread and a reply to post is there's a hybrid setting (turned off right now) that one thread can branch off. This is good for those tangent threads within a thread, but bad because it's messy.
  10. Chiaro_Slag

    Chiaro_Slag F1 Veteran

    Oct 31, 2003
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    I like the quoting feature, but I will never quote a long message - Just makes things messy.
  11. jm2

    jm2 F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Aug 19, 2002
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    Jerry ( TORK1966 ) i agree with you 100% !
  12. Jerrari

    Jerrari F1 Veteran

    Jul 24, 2001
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    Jerry Wiersma
    Damn, I love that Spider of yours John!!! If I don't see you before, I'll see you at the Ford Estate next year. Happy Holidays!

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