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Offline MeltingMan

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'forum manners'
« on: June 12, 2015, 10:31:20 »
Quote from: Ulrich
Message to anyone reading this:feel free to post your theories!But be
prepared for 2 things:1)not everyone will agree 2)someone might question your
theory,especially if not well thought out or underlined by quotes of lyrics or anything
to do with reality.
First of all:I won't continue a heated debate.The above mentioned notice occupied
me for a while.These measures may appear understandable to keep away a 'potential
nutcase',but new members or those with good intentions could be confused,if not deterred.
Nobody wants to be hit over the head with own triple quotes,for example,if every member
has the possibility to delete a post,even after weeks.A bit more forbearance would be great,wouldn't it?
Und trübes Wetter zeigt sich um so schöner,
je länger man es anschaut.
(Sören Kierkegaard)


Offline Ulrich

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Re: 'forum manners'
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2015, 11:01:15 »
The above mentioned notice occupied me for a while.

Why?

These measures may appear understandable to keep away a 'potential nutcase',but new members or those with good intentions could be confused,if not deterred.

There are no "measures" at all, it was just a "message" to people who might read that topic and think that posting a theory might be difficult!
(Taking it out of context into here, is not a good idea in my opinion!)

Nobody wants to be hit over the head with own triple quotes,for example,if every member
has the possibility to delete a post,even after weeks.

The quote function is used to make clear what one refers to. I didn't know we could delete/change post for weeks, if that is fact, then it is even more useful to quote!
but memory's not life... and it's not love.

Offline janet

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Re: 'forum manners'
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2015, 17:13:09 »
I'm just a fan from Holland who's waiting when they come to Europe for a tour..

Offline Ulrich

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Re: 'forum manners'
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2015, 13:10:06 »
Welcome, janet! This is a theory most of us can agree with (I guess, especially those from Europe)!  :)
but memory's not life... and it's not love.

 

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