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From: Boris Mohar
Subject: Re: NG etiquette
X-Newsreader: Forte Agent 1.92/32.572
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 20:14:48 -0500
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 20:15:46 EST
Organization: Bell Sympatico
This is an example of top post. A real pisser when answering to a
question that is buried in tangled threads of multiple posts to a same
subject where some posters choose to top post because it is self serving
the their immediate needs. Now, what (where) was the question? ;)
On 17 Nov 2002 16:51:36 -0800, Thoremail@example.com (P!erCer)
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Gibbo) wrote in message news:<email@example.com>...
>> I think it's time for another quick education on news group posts.
>> A simple one will do.
>> 1. Quote the message you're replying to
>> 2. DON'T top post.
>> Not difficult is it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>What is a top post, exactly? Is that "posting a new topic"? Because
>if it is, and nobody top posts, then there will be no topics.
>This newsgroup seems fairly quiet compared to most forums...I wouldn't
>think you would have too many problems with it.
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