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Old 01-17-2008, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default New Threads SERIOUSLY!!

It is important to post in the right forum, I think we all get that. What is irritating me lately are all of the posts with a title that has nothing to do with the question or content of the post.

You'd think it would be common sense, and I don't want to call anyone out specifically, but please! Do not name a thread that is about your next recipe "hot lhbs cashier!" (just a made up example)

With so many people posting, it sucks to go into a post that you think you want to read only to find out that it is about something completely unrelated.

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Old 01-17-2008, 08:37 PM   #2
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With so many people posting, it sucks to go into a post that you think you want to read only to find out that it is about something completely unrelated.
That happened to me just now! I'm so pissed.

Maybe you should retitle this thread "Title Your Threads Appropriately" or "Use Descriptive Thread Titles"



just messin' with you...my boss is gone for the day and I'm post whoring.


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Old 01-17-2008, 08:38 PM   #3
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Put your mouse pointer over the thread link, but don't click. A little box will pop up with the first few words in the thread...giving you a preview...
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:40 PM   #4
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I do the mouseover trick but it still doesn't excuse poor thread titling skills. Sometimes the first paragraph is a bunch of off topic background info.
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:45 PM   #5
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What!?!?!? This thread isn't about stainless steel vs. aluminum?!?!?! Thats it, I'm getting back to work....
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:46 PM   #6
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I do the mouseover trick but it still doesn't excuse poor thread titling skills. Sometimes the first paragraph is a bunch of off topic background info.
I agree---mf'ers need to do a better job. You know, I'm having deja vu...was there another thread about this...?
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:46 PM   #7
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That is Funny Beerthoven!

And yes the mouse over is a must, but when it just shows a huge paragraph, or it is misleading also.

BTW, I just posted a thread where I want you guys to critique my upcoming recipe. I called it "Baseball Joke".
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Evan!....brother.....it is OK to be drunk all of the time...but I am worried about you man!
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:50 PM   #9
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Evan!....brother.....it is OK to be drunk all of the time...but I am worried about you man!
I'm just messin with ya, brothah. Wish I were drunk right now. Might have to leave and go do that.
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:51 PM   #10
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You can also click on the sign in the post and report what is wrong with the post and the Mods can remedy the situation by putting it in the proper section.


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