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# 204471 3-Oct-2016 10:12
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I was just reading a post on quotes and it reminded me of a few recent times where we ended up with a mass of nested quotes.




I find I am sometimes guilty of this when replying from my phone, is it possible for responses using quotes from a mobile device to strip out the quotes and leave only the latest quote?


I am a member of a forum that has this in place and seems to work well, you can over ride this when needed but for the most part. Maybe it is worth considering.

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  # 1644939 3-Oct-2016 21:17
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I don't understand why GZ seems to re-invent the wheel over and over when it comes to basic forum functionality. There are mature software solutions for all of the minor niggles users find with the forum here: automatically hiding (or at least making expandable) entire multiple quotations trains except the final one, BBCode that Just Works™, image tags that don't fail 50% of the time, automatically converting YouTube URLs to video embed, and so on...


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  # 1644996 4-Oct-2016 06:31
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The way I see it if one is replying to the latest reply in a thread there shouldn't need a quote.



Problem is when another reply happens while you are typing you look like you're answering someone else doing that.


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  # 1645044 4-Oct-2016 09:11
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But again there is a solution.  Most forum software will show you any reply posted while you were typing.


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