Posted by AJH on March 10, 2006, 9:54 am
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 00:16:57 GMT, "Gooey TARBALLS"
Is that Jeff hiding in there?
If so you know I'm happy to answer your questions but cut the
extraneous text from your quotes, killfiles are so one can avoid
filling ones screen and hardrive with clutter and this includes people
who quote reams of irrelevant text. On usenet (these groups) I tend to
kill on people who quote complete previous messages, for my
convenience and no other reason.
Posted by Solar Flare on March 10, 2006, 1:49 am
Don't be a complete shithead. It doesn't matter what YOU think is a
convention, it is an obsolete stupid idea.
If your browser cannot support different styles get one that can the
way you like it or stop whining about it.
Many group top post completely and more are following suit because of
the ridiculousness of some old paradigms.
Posted by David Hansen on March 10, 2006, 8:50 am
On Thu, 9 Mar 2006 20:49:31 -0500 someone who may be "Solar Flare"
Excellent, personal abuse. Usually the resort of those with no
That may be what you think, others disagree. So it appears that
everyone must do what you think. Fascinating.
Why use a browser to read newsgroups?
David Hansen, Edinburgh
I will *always* explain revoked encryption keys, unless RIP prevents me
Posted by dennis@home on March 10, 2006, 10:20 am
There are loads of people that top post.
They tolerate the bottom posters.
Its a shame that there are a few bottom posters with no tolerance.
Neither is actually definitively the correct way as it depends on what is
being posted which way is best IMO.
Its usually the third way which is to post in with the quoted test.
Posted by Doctor Drivel on March 10, 2006, 10:55 am
Will you stop all this garbage. The convention of Usenet is bottom posting
FULL STOP. Do it or don't use it. I killfile persistent top posters as
they screw up threads. If everyone else did the same they would come around
to the majority as they would be talking to themselves.....or they would