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Posting protocol

by ferg / November 19, 2004 11:14 PM PST

Hi folks. Many of the posters here are inexperienced users and are probably intimidated anyway and don't need to be chided on How they post. It is possible to give them advice on posting proceedure without lecturing them. Regards Stewart

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Personally, I would refrain from such
by Steven Haninger / November 19, 2004 11:24 PM PST
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The moderators can send private messages to those who need guidance. Or, if someone asks, plenty of folks will help. I see no reason for unsolicited messages that can be interpreted as being critical.

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Re: Posting protocol = Read the tip.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2004 11:24 PM PST
In reply to: Posting protocol

Many ignore the forum Tip. Newbies get over being such and if they can't handle a responder pointing out the forum tip, then their skin will eventually get thicker.

If you feel you can respond in some kind and gentle way...

PLEASE HELP THEM!

Bob

PS. I will continue to chide those with Subject titles of ...
"Help"
"Help me"
"Windows XP"
and similar. It shows they need to think about their post a little.

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