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Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#1 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 9:44:04 AM(UTC)
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Fuck. This thread has gone to hell in a matter of a couple of posts.

Seriously, people. Nesting quotes two levels deep is (kind of) understandable . . . but four or five? Ugh. I've just read the thread. I don't want to read it all over again.
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#2 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 9:54:21 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Nonstopdrivel Go to Quoted Post
Fuck. This thread has gone to hell in a matter of a couple of posts.

Seriously, people. Nesting quotes two levels deep is (kind of) understandable . . . but four or five? Ugh. I've just read the thread. I don't want to read it all over again.


sometimes it is annoying. Sometimes it is helpful to follow a real discussion. (not the one I just added to.) Especially if it is over the course of a couple of days. Saves the time of going back and looking at what was said yesterday or last week.
It is just a useful tool. No one is making you read everything that was previously quoted.
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#3 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:07:31 AM(UTC)
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You know, if we didn't have this innate tendency to go off topic, nesting quotes would not be needed at all, lol. :P Oops, forgot to add ... Just. Saying!

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#4 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:11:38 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Nonstopdrivel Go to Quoted Post
Fuck. This thread has gone to hell in a matter of a couple of posts.

Seriously, people. Nesting quotes two levels deep is (kind of) understandable . . . but four or five? Ugh. I've just read the thread. I don't want to read it all over again.


It happens automatically. It's not like i went through the trouble of doing it.
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#5 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:17:34 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
It happens automatically. It's not like i went through the trouble of doing it.

That's not true. I know you were sitting on your stool conjuring ideas of how to piss off Rourke and went YAHTZEE!!! Nest a shit load of quotes! :)


I disabled it again, because it is annoying and exponentially increases the size of the database with each post.

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#6 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:35:09 AM(UTC)
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since we're already off topic anyways can we replace nesting quotes with a multiquote button?

ps. from now on im manually nesting quotes just to mess with nsd
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#7 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:37:58 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
That's not true. I know you were sitting on your stool conjuring ideas of how to piss off Rourke and went YAHTZEE!!! Nest a shit load of quotes! :)


I disabled it again, because it is annoying and exponentially increases the size of the database with each post.


to save the database space I manually cleaned up my nested post.
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#8 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 10:44:41 AM(UTC)
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I'm leaving mine there in all its glory.


in other news, the packers play the bucs this week, have you heard?
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#9 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 11:46:54 AM(UTC)
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Space in the database is not a real big concern at all. If it is, I'll prune old topics rather than ask folks to post less.

I just don't care for reading the same 4 posts in the ensuing post in threads. I know sometimes it nice to have available, but the posts are there earlier in the thread for reference.



BTW, I created this topic and titled it, not Rourke.

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#10 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 1:31:42 PM(UTC)
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Nested quotes are great for discussions that are spittered (pretty sure i made up that word. sup?) across long threads. Makes the conversation easiest to follow. I understand it looks cluttered but honestly when I know whats going on in a thread I completely skip over the quotes (or piles of quotes) and go right to what the user posted. Don't even notice they are there. I know everyone has their pet-peeves but i just don't see it as a huge deal.
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#11 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 1:36:17 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
Nested quotes are great for discussions that are spittered (pretty sure i made up that word. sup?) across long threads. Makes the conversation easiest to follow. I understand it looks cluttered but honestly when I know whats going on in a thread I completely skip over the quotes (or piles of quotes) and go right to what the user posted. Don't even notice they are there. I know everyone has their pet-peeves but i just don't see it as a huge deal.


I guess I never really thought of them as a benefit. I've viewed them as clutter and not important. Although, knowing that it gets Rourke's panties in a bunch ... I may have to reconsider. :P

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#12 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 7:32:54 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Nonstopdrivel Go to Quoted Post
Fuck. This thread has gone to hell in a matter of a couple of posts.

Seriously, people. Nesting quotes two levels deep is (kind of) understandable . . . but four or five? Ugh. I've just read the thread. I don't want to read it all over again.


Okay, this is a good point. (Hence the applause.)

On the other hand, I think you and I are rather unusual in the age of internet superficiality and me-me-me-ness in that we read the entire thread.
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#13 Posted : Friday, November 18, 2011 8:52:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post

gbguy20 wrote:
Nested quotes are great for discussions that are spittered (pretty sure i made up that word. sup?) across long threads. Makes the conversation easiest to follow. I understand it looks cluttered but honestly when I know whats going on in a thread I completely skip over the quotes (or piles of quotes) and go right to what the user posted. Don't even notice they are there. I know everyone has their pet-peeves but i just don't see it as a huge deal.


I guess I never really thought of them as a benefit. I've viewed them as clutter and not important. Although, knowing that it gets Rourke's panties in a bunch ... I may have to reconsider. :P


I don't really have much to say here, i just wanted to quote this so i could nest some quotes and make NSD pull his hair out.
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#14 Posted : Saturday, November 19, 2011 7:12:29 PM(UTC)
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Does anyone ever have much to say?

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#15 Posted : Monday, November 21, 2011 2:51:10 PM(UTC)
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now you'll all wanna be me...ever since you changed to a new server dealy or whatever the hell you did...i can't see the quotes!!!!! yay me!!!!
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