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  • Originally posted by smoofox View Post
    We have also been assigned motives and opinions that we do not have and never had...
    The old "intentional misunderstanding" square. With that I think we have a BINGO!

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    • Originally posted by smoofox View Post

      Yep, it is still working. Easy-peasy. Look - I just quoted cutter99 verbatim! And I am about to do it again...



      Yep . That has been made abundantly clear. We have also been assigned motives and opinions that we do not have and never had...




      Makes you question the motivation of the person who cannot seem to master quoting, doesn’t it???
      "You can't fix stupid"- Ron White

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      • Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

        Indeed. In an earlier post YankeeDuchess thanked someone for teaching her how to use the quote function, so it seems to me she is simply trying to be deliberately obtuse and annoying with her post numbers and vague "verbatim" quotes. Time to go back to skipping her posts and ignoring her and save a lot of time.

        Keep in mind, all these little games of "follow the shiny light" is a tired tactic currently used to divert attention from something else.
        Of all my transgression, I have now been accused of “trying to be deliberately obtuse and annoying with her post numbers and vague ‘verbatim’ quotes.” Any obtuseness was not deliberate.

        I provided the post numbers in response to a direct question asking, Has anyone actually claimed such and such? Well, yeah, someone has, here are the post numbers.

        How is responding to a direct question “diverting attention”?

        It was AF who wanted to go three rounds on the definition of “verbatim”, not me. I thought it was absurd. I agree that it is vastly better to use either the quote feature or a reference to the post number instead of retyping, so that the reader knows that it is in fact the original words.

        I now understand that some people prefer the quote feature over references to post numbers.

        All good?

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        • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

          LK was parodying a post by Joanne, in which Joanne stopped bashing people momentarily in order to flounce offstage with a “a well chilled sparking white in crystal stemware”. No, it was not a great parody, but you wouldn’t get it if you hadn’t read the posts by Joanne, etc.
          "I swear it happened just like this" - Leonard Cohen

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          • Originally posted by NEEDS A NAP View Post
            I read them.
            "I swear it happened just like this" - Leonard Cohen

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            • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

              Of all my transgression, I have now been accused of “trying to be deliberately obtuse and annoying with her post numbers and vague ‘verbatim’ quotes.” Any obtuseness was not deliberate.

              It was AF who wanted to go three rounds on the definition of “verbatim”, not me. I thought it was absurd. I agree that it is vastly better to use either the quote feature or a reference to the post number instead of retyping, so that the reader knows that it is in fact the original words.

              I now understand that some people prefer the quote feature over references to post numbers.

              All good?
              Really sucks to be you if the obtuseness is not deliberate.

              You did not want to go three rounds on the definition of verbatim because you were wrong.

              Again, sucks to be you!
              "You can't fix stupid"- Ron White

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              • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

                Exactly, I directed you and other readers to a precise word for word statement of what she said without retyping it.

                I do not believe that retyping is necessary or desirable, since the retyper can intentionally or unintentionally make alterations so that the veracity of the quote is in doubt.

                You believe that providing a verbatim quote requires retyping.

                All good.
                YOU said you quoted verbatim. Quoting verbatim =/= directing to her posts.
                You could do that by quoting, copy /paste, or yes, typing.

                Ultimately, I was simply looking for you to offer what you said you did.
                My mistake. Yes, back to ignoring, indeed.
                ​​​​​
                Yo/Yousolong April 23rd, 1985- April 15th, 2014

                http://notesfromadogwalker.com/2012/...m-a-sanctuary/

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                • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

                  In murder cases, no eye witnesses. In attempted murder, you have eye witnesses. I was shocked by the OJ verdict, but there was room to maneuver.


                  I get it now, you're being funny!
                  Yo/Yousolong April 23rd, 1985- April 15th, 2014

                  http://notesfromadogwalker.com/2012/...m-a-sanctuary/

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                  • Originally posted by cutter99 View Post


                    Makes you question the motivation of the person who cannot seem to master quoting, doesn’t it???
                    While claiming they quoted. Verbatim, no less.
                    Yo/Yousolong April 23rd, 1985- April 15th, 2014

                    http://notesfromadogwalker.com/2012/...m-a-sanctuary/

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                    • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

                      Of all my transgression, I have now been accused of “trying to be deliberately obtuse and annoying with her post numbers and vague ‘verbatim’ quotes.” Any obtuseness was not deliberate.

                      I provided the post numbers in response to a direct question asking, Has anyone actually claimed such and such? Well, yeah, someone has, here are the post numbers.

                      How is responding to a direct question “diverting attention”?

                      It was AF who wanted to go three rounds on the definition of “verbatim”, not me. I thought it was absurd. I agree that it is vastly better to use either the quote feature or a reference to the post number instead of retyping, so that the reader knows that it is in fact the original words.

                      I now understand that some people prefer the quote feature over references to post numbers.

                      All good?
                      By your own definition, verbatim is supposed to be precise. Just sayin
                      Yo/Yousolong April 23rd, 1985- April 15th, 2014

                      http://notesfromadogwalker.com/2012/...m-a-sanctuary/

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                      • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

                        Of all my transgression, I have now been accused of “trying to be deliberately obtuse and annoying with her post numbers and vague ‘verbatim’ quotes.” Any obtuseness was not deliberate.

                        I provided the post numbers in response to a direct question asking, Has anyone actually claimed such and such? Well, yeah, someone has, here are the post numbers.


                        I now understand that some people prefer the quote feature over references to post numbers.

                        All good?
                        Because I am generally a nice person unless aggravated, let me teach you something else.....referring us to the post number wastes our time going back searching when you've already found the post and, more importantly, the OP (original poster) can easily go back at any time and edit their post so it may not be what it was when originally posted. That's why you will frequently see a post almost immediately quoted with "QFP" = quoted for posterity. When you quote a post, you are sharing verbatim what that post looked like at the time it was quoted and shared.

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                        • Originally posted by Angela Freda View Post

                          YOU said you quoted verbatim. Quoting verbatim =/= directing to her posts.
                          You could do that by quoting, copy /paste, or yes, typing.

                          Ultimately, I was simply looking for you to offer what you said you did.
                          My mistake. Yes, back to ignoring, indeed.
                          ​​​​​
                          Not going a fourth or fifth round on this. You win.

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                          • Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

                            Because I am generally a nice person unless aggravated, let me teach you something else.....referring us to the post number wastes our time going back searching when you've already found the post and, more importantly, the OP (original poster) can easily go back at any time and edit their post so it may not be what it was when originally posted. That's why you will frequently see a post almost immediately quoted with "QFP" = quoted for posterity. When you quote a post, you are sharing verbatim what that post looked like at the time it was quoted and shared.
                            I did not fully appreciate those details, and had not thought about the fact that people could change posts, and now see that that is an important factor. I appreciate your bringing this to my attention. (Sincere.)

                            I did, at the time, consider providing the post number to be providing a verbatim quote, and was not trying to be tricky. Given the possibility of editing posts, I now agree with you that the quote feature is the better than post #s or retyping snippets.





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                            • Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

                              Because I am generally a nice person unless aggravated, let me teach you something else.....referring us to the post number wastes our time going back searching when you've already found the post and, more importantly, the OP (original poster) can easily go back at any time and edit their post so it may not be what it was when originally posted. That's why you will frequently see a post almost immediately quoted with "QFP" = quoted for posterity. When you quote a post, you are sharing verbatim what that post looked like at the time it was quoted and shared.
                              Not to mention that anyone can delete a previous post at any time, which will throw all succeeding post numbers right out the window.

                              Also, did I invent the notation QFP? I started using it on here a few months ago, quite possibly on the original thread on this whole debacle. But maybe it had been used elsewhere before that, and I just never saw it.

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                              • Originally posted by YankeeDuchess View Post

                                I did not fully appreciate those details, and had not thought about the fact that people could change posts, and now see that that is an important factor. I appreciate your bringing this to my attention. (Sincere.)

                                I did, at the time, consider providing the post number to be providing a verbatim quote, and was not trying to be tricky. Given the possibility of editing posts, I now agree with you that the quote feature is the better than post #s or retyping snippets.




                                You're welcome. Trust me, most of us are not mean girls.

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                                • Originally posted by MHM View Post

                                  Not to mention that anyone can delete a previous post at any time, which will throw all succeeding post numbers right out the window.
                                  I did not know the post numbers reconfigured. I thought they simply skipped the deleted post number. Good to know.

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                                  • Originally posted by MHM View Post

                                    Not to mention that anyone can delete a previous post at any time, which will throw all succeeding post numbers right out the window.

                                    Also, did I invent the notation QFP? I started using it on here a few months ago, quite possibly on the original thread on this whole debacle. But maybe it had been used elsewhere before that, and I just never saw it.
                                    Probably.....I recall seeing "QFReference" many times before but I like your QFP better! Thank you!

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                                    • Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

                                      Probably.....I recall seeing "QFReference" many times before but I like your QFP better! Thank you!
                                      You’re welcome. I think I might have invented it, because somebody finally asked me what it meant. Apparently some people thought it meant: Quit F——— Posting! Which definitely was not my intention!

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                                      • Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

                                        I did not know the post numbers reconfigured. I thought they simply skipped the deleted post number. Good to know.
                                        I just deleted my earlier post about this as a test, and the post numbers did reconfigure.

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                                        • Originally posted by MHM

                                          They definitely used to reconfigure. I don’t know if I’ve tested it since the most recent BB upgrade.
                                          Post numbers shifted in the very recent "should I pay for a lesson I cancel at the last minute" thread when OP packed up her toys, deleted a few posts, and went home. I wouldn't have noticed, except someone used post # instead of quote, and it made no sense after the deletion.

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