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# 261466 29-Nov-2019 09:16
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Hi everyone, 

 

First-time post so please be gentle ! [puts on flame suit] - I'm sure there's simple answers but I for the life of me can't work it out.

 

I've read the posting guide and used the search but have failed to figure out:

 

1) How to reply to posts in the Bargins & Deals forum - there's no option to "Reply to Post" like I see in other forums and

 

2) How are people including quotes from previous posts (that are surrounded by a black box).

 

And while I'm asking questions - is there an App or something else that provides a better user experience in the forums rather than Windows 10/Chrome browser that I'm currently using.

 

 

 

Thanks heaps !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 2362644 29-Nov-2019 09:24
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Welcome... No flames, I am afraid.

 

Some sub-forums require a minimum of participation around before they're unlocked - this is a simple way to prevent spam. This includes Offers/Wanted, Politics and Bargains/Deals.

 

There's a "QUOTE" button for each topic or reply - but it only appears for topics after a certain number of replies. Too many people would hit "QUOTE" on the first reply, making it a wall of text for no good reason at all.

 

We don't have a mobile or otherwise desktop app.







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# 2362647 29-Nov-2019 09:27
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Thanks heaps, that now makes perfect sense :-)

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2362673 29-Nov-2019 09:57
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freitasm:

 

We don't have a mobile or otherwise desktop app.

 

 

As much as I enjoy writing out HTML tags when trying to create posts on mobile, surely there is an intern or two lying around at Intergen that needs a "special project"....

 

 

 

And welcome friend, no flames here, just the occasional snarky post or negative nancy. And a metric butt-ton of 💩 talk with odd nuts of wisdom




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  # 2362689 29-Nov-2019 10:16
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ShinyChrome:

 

freitasm:

 

We don't have a mobile or otherwise desktop app.

 

 

As much as I enjoy writing out HTML tags when trying to create posts on mobile, surely there is an intern or two lying around at Intergen that needs a "special project"....

 

 

 

And welcome friend, no flames here, just the occasional snarky post or negative nancy. And a metric butt-ton of 💩 talk with odd nuts of wisdom

 

 

 

 

Thanks too @ShinyChrome......weeee, look at me using the "Quote" button, it all feels so much better now :-)


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  # 2362711 29-Nov-2019 10:37
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Welcome to Geekzone!

 

ShinyChrome puts it very well. There's also BBCode if you want to quote other users or do a few other formatting tasks manually. 


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  # 2362712 29-Nov-2019 10:46
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Welcome! 

 

 

 

sidefx

 

sidefx

 

sidefx

 

sidefx

 

Bazzi99:

 

ShinyChrome:

 

freitasm:

 

We don't have a mobile or otherwise desktop app.

 

 

As much as I enjoy writing out HTML tags when trying to create posts on mobile, surely there is an intern or two lying around at Intergen that needs a "special project"....

 

 

 

And welcome friend, no flames here, just the occasional snarky post or negative nancy. And a metric butt-ton of 💩 talk with odd nuts of wisdom

 

 

 

 

Thanks too @ShinyChrome......weeee, look at me using the "Quote" button, it all feels so much better now :-)

 

 

Just don't overuse that quote button and keep quoting over and...

 

 

...over...

 

 

...and over...

 

 

otherwise

 

 

posts start to look like this and it gets annoying... :p


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  # 2362721 29-Nov-2019 10:58
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freitasm:

 

Also, this is what happens...

 

 

(Puts in request to reopen that thread)

 

 





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  # 2362724 29-Nov-2019 11:01
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freitasm:

 

Also, this is what happens...

 

 

I hadn't seen that thread. By the end it's a bit like standing between 2 mirrors and gazing into infinity....  ;D


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  # 2362781 29-Nov-2019 11:52
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sidefx: By the end it's a bit like standing between 2 mirrors and gazing into infinity....  ;D 

 

and beyond!


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  # 2362784 29-Nov-2019 11:55
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Bazzi99:

 

Thanks too @ShinyChrome......weeee, look at me using the "Quote" button, it all feels so much better now :-)

 

The trickiest one is inserting YouTube video's

 

But the moderator has done a great explanation here

 





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  # 2362792 29-Nov-2019 12:04
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FineWine:

 

Bazzi99:

 

Thanks too @ShinyChrome......weeee, look at me using the "Quote" button, it all feels so much better now :-)

 

The trickiest one is inserting YouTube video's

 

... trimmed for brevity like a good boy ...

 

 

One thing to remember is that every time someone quotes a post with your username call-out tag in it, it sends you a notification saying this user has mentioned you.

 

Now quote me for every post and everyone on this thread gets 2 x notifications!

 

@FineWine @freitasm @Bazzi99 @Dratsab @sidefx @xpd

 

Dratsab:

 

There's also BBCode if you want to quote other users or do a few other formatting tasks manually. 

 

 

And all this time I had been using a tags for links like a sucker...


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  # 2362967 29-Nov-2019 15:14
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freitasm:

 

Also, this is what happens...

 

Good lord...I'd forgotten about that hot mess. 





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  # 2364297 2-Dec-2019 08:37
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Thanks every, great posts & really helpful 😀


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