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Out of the Blue

The weatherman suggests this may be the last nice weekend of the year in these parts. I hope he's wrong, but I will try and appreciate how pleasant it is in case he's right.

Also, a forum user requests that other users here consider restricting their signatures to the actual signature, rather than also appending some form of signoff to the body of each post, as it promotes formatting problems in nested quotes. Seems like a worthwhile request, so I thought I'd pass that along for everyone's consideration.

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28. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 7, 2012, 14:21 Sepharo
 
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Dades wrote on Oct 7, 2012, 11:42:
The ignore function is not a real solution as users still see them in replies from other users.
Wow you really don't like when people sign their posts. "I try ignoring them but then other people quote them and don't bother to remove the repulsive offending line and I have to see it anyway!"

Extremely immature responses... You made a silly request (that I guess Blue considers worthwhile) and got silly responses, I don't know that they were extreme. Actually most of the responses have been "I don't see what the big deal is." I suggested (before knowing it was you who made the request) that this was done specifically to target Creston because over the years we've had trolls who make that one of their priorities.

Also I still haven't seen the "formatting problems" aspect explained. If you remove them simply because you don't like them, well then that's your personal preference, but leaving them there does not cause a formatting problem. When I quote people I manicure the text quite a bit... I'm not going to request that new rules be enshrined so that text will already be the way I personally want it when I hit the quote button.
 
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