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_mē_
post Oct 28 2011, 07:39
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I'm really annoyed by this. One moderator loves to pointlessly delete quotes from user posts. Please stop. It makes no sense. It doesn't help anybody and actually hurts.
Quoting previous posts is a clear reference to which post I am replying to. And when somebody doesn't read whole topic but only skims through it, it allows to go only forward w/out backsearches "what did he mean"
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greynol
post Oct 28 2011, 18:50
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Deleting one or two lines is usually a waste and can often add back that much space because of the change in formatting due to editing.

Quotes are useful since they allow the thread view modes to work, but having everyone conform to using them as well as editing down the superfluous quoted material is simply an unreasonable expectation. I will continue to do what I think benefits the majority of users here.

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- _mē_   "deleting pointless full quote of last post"   Oct 28 2011, 07:39
- - hlloyge   I am not questioning anyone here, but I've see...   Oct 28 2011, 12:19
- - db1989   I edit simply to attempt to increase the readabili...   Oct 28 2011, 13:26
|- - _mē_   From a writer's perspective, I prefer quoting ...   Oct 28 2011, 13:54
||- - db1989   Ooh, I quite like that thread! There are some...   Oct 28 2011, 16:36
|- - pdq   QUOTE (db1989 @ Oct 28 2011, 08:26) In th...   Oct 28 2011, 13:56
|- - Cynic   Same here. Also, I'm in favour of quote remova...   Oct 28 2011, 14:44
- - lvqcl   http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index....st...   Oct 28 2011, 15:40
- - tpijag   I agree with the pointlessness of full quoting of ...   Oct 28 2011, 16:53
- - greynol   QUOTE (_mē_ @ Oct 27 2011, 23:39) w/out b...   Oct 28 2011, 17:02
- - _mē_   QUOTE ("lvqcl")http://www.hydrogenaudio....   Oct 28 2011, 17:31
|- - greynol   QUOTE (_mē_ @ Oct 28 2011, 09:31) Make th...   Oct 28 2011, 17:45
|- - db1989   QUOTE (_mē_ @ Oct 28 2011, 17:31) Maybe i...   Oct 28 2011, 20:29
- - [JAZ]   I usually use the fast reply button to add replies...   Oct 28 2011, 18:31
|- - mobyduck   QUOTE ([JAZ] @ Oct 28 2011, 09:31...   Oct 30 2011, 11:11
- - greynol   Deleting one or two lines is usually a waste and c...   Oct 28 2011, 18:50
- - [JAZ]   Errrm.. my message was meant to users, not to mode...   Oct 28 2011, 19:07
- - greynol   ...and my message was meant for everyone, not just...   Oct 28 2011, 19:32
- - botface   I can see both sides in this. Obviously unnecessar...   Oct 29 2011, 13:04
- - greynol   People who do not take the time to quote in a thou...   Oct 29 2011, 18:42
- - GHammer   One of the reasons I have visited this forum for a...   Oct 30 2011, 17:46


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