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How to quote someone?

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Hey everyone, how do you quote someone and have it come out with a clean and simple quote box like I see all the staff do?
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Hey everyone, how do you quote someone and have it come out with a clean and simple quote box like I see all the staff do?


Ok, so this is a test. Trying to figure quoting out;)
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Ok, so this is a test. Trying to figure quoting out;)


Aight, so I figured out what I wanted to know. Someone can close/delete this thread. I was just trying to find a place to practice :whistling:
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Ok, so this is a test. Trying to figure quoting out;)


Aight, so I figured out what I wanted to know. Someone can close/delete this thread. I was just trying to find a place to practice :whistling:

other than the method you found...you can also press the quote button on the post you want to quote...that will put the entire post in quotes and put the date time and name up in the top like this
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Kewl...thanks!
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Ok, so this is a test. Trying to figure quoting out;)


Aight, so I figured out what I wanted to know. Someone can close/delete this thread. I was just trying to find a place to practice :whistling:

other than the method you found...you can also press the quote button on the post you want to quote...that will put the entire post in quotes and put the date time and name up in the top like this



Kewl...thanks!


dont forget to quote multiple people you can use the multi button.
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Hey everyone, how do you quote someone and have it come out with a clean and simple quote box like I see all the staff do?


I wanted to try this too! :)
Thanks
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You can even change the data! xD

Edited by axesever, 10 February 2008 - 10:45 PM.

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You can even change the data! xD

But then it's not a quote anymore, is it? :)
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You can even change the data! xD

But then it's not a quote anymore, is it ! :)


LOL

That just struck me as funny- and you're right. It would not be an accurate quote anyway. Perfect example of how "stories" get changed from one person to another.
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Ahem.

I beg to differ. My example was false, BUT you can quote someone else, for example, someone political. Or a poetic phrase.
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If you just want to quote something like that, axesever, then you can type the sentence and put a quote box around it using the quote button. Highlight the item to be quoted and then click the button:

What you've typed will look like this.


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You're missing the point. That quote doesn't say whom it is from.

[quote name='Godess' post='1' date='Jan 99 5001, 05:17 PM']I AM GOD...ess.[/quote]


Gives you:

I AM GOD...ess.


Why quote someone and then not display the author? Something only a noob would do =\
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Excuse me? Did you seriously just call me a noob? I don't think so. I think you are the one displaying your lack of understanding. The kind of quote you're using is used to directly quote someone else's post, so their name shows as part of the quote. If you wish to quote someone from outside the boards, then the appropriate way to do so would be the following:

To quote sari:

It is important to understand the correct functions of a forum and when they should be used. At no time should anyone indicate that a moderator is a noob, especially when that moderator is providing instruction concerning the proper way to use functions of the board.


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Ahem.

Again, all you did was repeat your last post. the person in my quote doesn't exist. There is no username, Godess. (For one, its not spelt right.)

I AM GOD...ess.


And if you want to quote someone outside of the boards, TAKE THE POST LINK OFF.

post='1'

To produce:

I AM GOD...ess.


And I was not calling you a noob, just your method :)
BTW: Your method is incorrect. It is illegal and very RUDE to quote someone without displaying the original author's name. (though you can delete the date and time)

Edited by axesever, 17 February 2008 - 06:27 PM.

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