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Multiple Posts in a Row
« on: April 03, 2012, 04:04:46 PM »
Is there any rule about making multiple posts in a thread rather than merging all the stuff into one post?  This is a pet peeve of mine........   I know some threads have this posting restriction.
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012, 04:26:38 PM »
Is there any rule about making multiple posts in a thread rather than merging all the stuff into one post?  This is a pet peeve of mine........   I know some threads have this posting restriction.

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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2012, 04:27:31 PM »
Damn!
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2012, 04:28:23 PM »
Lost. Lost hard.
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2012, 04:29:15 PM »
There is, however, something not allowing you to post more then twice a minute.
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2012, 04:32:09 PM »
I'm just the victim of my cognitive privilege

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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2012, 04:39:40 PM »
GAH! :argh: :siren: :siren: :ughh:
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2012, 04:42:35 PM »
Is there any rule about making multiple posts in a thread rather than merging all the stuff into one post?  This is a pet peeve of mine........   I know some threads have this posting restriction.

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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2012, 04:43:55 PM »
There was the waiting period that was implemented a couple of years back thanks to one user who was notorious for posting 5 individual sentences in a row as separate posts.

That SUCKED
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2012, 04:46:50 PM »
I have been known to do it in Mafia games, due to the no edit rule.  And it cropped up on 4/1 because of the character limit, and I realized once again how badly I detested it.

Personally I think it impedes discussion (somewhat) and if they are in a discussion it can cause a proliferation of one line threads.

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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2012, 05:19:21 PM »
I do it all the time. Are you saying I should only respond to one person until someone else happens along the thread and responds?
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2012, 05:19:57 PM »
Besides it builds post count.
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2012, 05:27:51 PM »
It's not against the rules to post in a thread in rapid succession, unless it's being done disruptively. There's a 30-second wait time between posts a single member can make, mainly to prevent rapid-succession posts from becoming disruptive.

I know it's annoying when combined with the no-edit rule in Mafia games, but I don't know of any ways around that.
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2012, 05:42:27 PM »
How about just banning them?
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Re: Multiple Posts in a Row
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2012, 06:22:08 PM »
Are you saying I should only respond to one person until someone else happens along the thread and responds?

Why cant you just actually read the thread and figure out what you want to respond to, then just use one post to do so? Or if you cant manage that, you could use the edit button.
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