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    Is double posting against the rules?

    I was just wondering, is double posting against the rules? Because I don't see it in the Rules and Policies thread. I'm not trying to start anything with the staff, but I'm just wondering. I want to bump an older thread in off topic section, but I'm not sure if I can double post.

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    No, it's no longer against the rules.




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    Double posting is just annoying as hell.

    But posting today and then being the next person to post a day later is not really double posting at all. But I really hate it when people do not edit their post instead of posting again right away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Double posting is just annoying as hell.

    But posting today and then being the next person to post a day later is not really double posting at all. But I really hate it when people do not edit their post instead of posting again right away.
    She didn't ask what Lethal thinks of double posting. (come at me bro!! lol)




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    She didn't ask what Lethal thinks of double posting. (come at me bro!! lol)

    Well she got what I think of it! The whole forum got what Lethal thinks of it!!!!! *flexin*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Well she got what I think of it! The whole forum got what Lethal thinks of it!!!!! *flexin*
    Hold that pose! *flexes alongside Lethal_NFS; cue explosions in background*

    But yeah, to echo what others already said, it's just annoying to see someone double post when they can just as easily edit their posts. It's not against the rules though. There's nothing wrong with bumping an old thread either, so long as you're contributing to it by offering new information and whatnot.
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    feels really bad that as a former staff member I didnt know double posting wasnt against the rules anymore.
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    I'm very happy that double

    posting isn't against the rules.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Black Wolf View Post
    I'm not trying to start anything with the staff.


    In my book there are 2 types of double posting, posting in a thread hours or days after your last post (which is fine by me).

    But posting like 2-3 posts within minutes from each other just because people cant be bothered to use the edit or multi-quote function piss me off

    First one isn't against the rules, the second one should be

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    Double posting is only needed, when you have a thread that has not been posted in for a few days or when important info comes up that needs posted
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    In summary... No, it isn't, but don't be a $#@! about it.
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    A feature should be added so that if you do edit a post a certain amount of time later it also bumps the thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SchaffinOSX View Post
    In summary... No, it isn't, but don't be a $#@! about it.
    I say screw what others feel about it and just post within the rules.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave-The-Rave View Post
    A feature should be added so that if you do edit a post a certain amount of time later it also bumps the thread.
    $#@!ing this.


    after proper rep pips. When they coming ? I seem to remember telling cuguy I $#@!ing loved him becuase they were coming back but that was ages ago.
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    There is a vB feature that does something similar to that. If you make a double post shortly after making the first post, the posts automatically merge and but the thread is bumped anyway. Not sure of the name of the feature... just something I've seen elsewhere. Would be a nice addition, albeit not too necessary.
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    well, when it comes to it

    If you want the feature to be their, just do not abuse it or you will get an infraction or worse banned

    So i say it should be a no ruler. But it must not be abused like the DISLIKE OR LIKE option
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    Double posting really isn't a big deal... hence why it was removed from the rules. The staff didn't want to start throwing out infractions for something like that, so the rule was removed. But that doesn't give users the leeway to start double and triple posting for no good reason.

    There are features out there to prevent it (like I've said), but at the end of the day I don't think it's necessary. a.) we don't have a large double posting problem here, and b.) all it requires is some common sense. There are times when it is okay to double post, and there are times when it isn't, and it isn't a difficult thing to distinguish.
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    Double posting is part of proper forum etiquette. You just don't do it.

    Am I am referring to real double posting.

    I like to compare it to washing your hands after you use the bathroom. And I know some of you dirty little hamsters do not wash!
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    well we all agree not a big deal. Until its a massive abuse of the no rule option lead out to us

    We as members follow the rules for a reason. But again this is not a massive deal until other wise
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    Quote Originally Posted by squirrelbo1 View Post
    $#@!ing this.


    after proper rep pips. When they coming ? I seem to remember telling cuguy I $#@!ing loved him becuase they were coming back but that was ages ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Double posting is part of proper forum etiquette. You just don't do it.

    Am I am referring to real double posting.

    I like to compare it to washing your hands after you use the bathroom. And I know some of you dirty little hamsters do not wash!
    Since the rule was removed, you just can do it now.

    Sometimes while I'm replying, it takes a few mins, or I walk away from the computer, and when I submit, someone else already replied above my post. I want to address that post, so I'll simply quote that post as well; which creates a double post. Nothing wrong with that since it isn't against the rules now. Forum etiquette be damned.




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