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quick reply.
    #1952653 - 09/25/03 11:43 PM (18 years, 27 days ago)

it's no quicker than a normal reply, and leads to confusion when people don't know how to reply to whom they mean to reply to.

down with quick reply!


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Re: quick reply. [Re: ]
    #1952675 - 09/25/03 11:52 PM (18 years, 27 days ago)

how may people actually brows the forum in threaded mode?

I would, as its how things are supposed to be, but no one else does or seems to care about how a thread is supposed to be formed so browsing in threaded mode ended up reading like garbage with replys to people they didnt mean to replay to and all. The quick replay should be used to reply directly to the thread starter, not one of the children.


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Re: quick reply. [Re: ]
    #1952721 - 09/26/03 12:07 AM (18 years, 27 days ago)

Quick Reply is the bane of my existence. It makes a mockery of the context of the sub-threads, and creates much confusion and many fights.

"Down with Quick Reply," I say! Down with it!" May its carbonized bones roast in hell. I say we gather together some torches, and get a mob of excitable towns people together, and go hunt it down where it lives -- in it's nest -- in the great castle beyond the moors! :mad2:

Follow me, people! :laugh:


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Re: quick reply. [Re: Papaver]
    #1953420 - 09/26/03 05:40 AM (18 years, 26 days ago)

Quick reply sucks!


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Re: quick reply. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #1953447 - 09/26/03 06:12 AM (18 years, 26 days ago)

Quick reply is actually quite versatile -- it not only sucks, but it also blows! :grin:


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    #1953644 - 09/26/03 08:57 AM (18 years, 26 days ago)

i have no problems with it.


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Re: quick reply. [Re: ]
    #1953653 - 09/26/03 09:01 AM (18 years, 26 days ago)

I posted some code, but matts didn't want to use it.  Should still be in the search... it is javascript that requires a person to click on the quick_reply link to set which post to respond to.  If they did a quick reply and hit continue without clicking a quick_reply link first, a popout comes up telling them the error.  They do not loose their post.  They can click the quick_reply link they are wanting to respond to, click continue, and away they go.  I miss threaded view...  :frown: 


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Re: quick reply. [Re: Seuss]
    #1955090 - 09/26/03 06:29 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

quick reply is good for us dial up users it makes it easier for me to post instead of waiting for a whole new screen


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Re: quick reply. [Re: Seuss]
    #1955160 - 09/26/03 06:46 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

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Seuss said:
I posted some code, but matts didn't want to use it.  Should still be in the search... it is javascript that requires a person to click on the quick_reply link to set which post to respond to.  If they did a quick reply and hit continue without clicking a quick_reply link first, a popout comes up telling them the error.  They do not loose their post.  They can click the quick_reply link they are wanting to respond to, click continue, and away they go.  I miss threaded view...  :frown: 



I wasn't aware you had done so.

There is no excuse for quick reply in it's current form.

It was a bad idea when implemented, it's a completely fucking bad idea now that there is an option.

Quick reply doesn't just suck, it FUCKING SUCKS!


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Re: quick reply. [Re: ]
    #1955255 - 09/26/03 07:17 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

i dont get it...how does it cause confusion, you click quick reply on the post you want to reply to...except you dont have to wait for a new screen...


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Re: quick reply. [Re: DellComputers]
    #1955376 - 09/26/03 07:48 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

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DellComputers said:
i dont get it...how does it cause confusion, you click quick reply on the post you want to reply to...




Yes, but I don't think people have figured that out... :smirk:


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Re: quick reply. [Re: Papaver]
    #1955432 - 09/26/03 08:09 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

aaah so what we should hate is stupid people, not the tool they dont know how to work.


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Re: quick reply. [Re: DellComputers]
    #1955451 - 09/26/03 08:18 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

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aaah so what we should hate is stupid people




I like to think of them as "special needs" shroomerites... :wink:


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Re: quick reply. [Re: Papaver]
    #1955573 - 09/26/03 09:33 PM (18 years, 26 days ago)

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I like to think of them as "special needs" shroomerites



:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Re: quick reply. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #1959632 - 09/28/03 02:27 PM (18 years, 24 days ago)

I only quick reply, and think it's really conveniant.
Id like an option(i.e radio button) to acompany the quick reply though:
If I post I want to get infos on replies. It would be great if I could choose to get them , without having to go back and press "favourite thread!(toggle)"


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