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Postby Wind In My Hair » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 7:02 pm

each time i post i always click the button to read the post, so i can see what it looks like in print. and often i find that i'm not too happy with silly things like punctutation or choice of words, or some afterthought occurs to me that i want to add in. so i end up editing lots of my posts.

i think it's a writer's habit... never happy with the draft, always trying to improve it. and i can't seem to shake that habit on this forum.

is it just me that does this or do some of you do it too?

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Postby Vaucluse » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 7:47 pm

You are the only one to do so, WIMH . . . . Yes, you are alone.



(unless you want to have a little party, of course!!! :D )
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 7:50 pm

You're not alone. :wink:

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Postby k1w1 » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 8:21 pm

Yup, I do it too. And then I open the message again to check it. :oops:

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 9:26 pm

Vaucluse wrote:You are the only one to do so, WIMH . . . . Yes, you are alone.



(unless you want to have a little party, of course!!! :D )


Not true I do the same and often feel the same way too.

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Re: Posting habits

Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 9:35 pm

Wind In My Hair wrote:each time i post i always click the button to read the post, so i can see what it looks like in print. and often i find that i'm not too happy with silly things like punctutation or choice of words, or some afterthought occurs to me that i want to add in. so i end up editing lots of my posts.

i think it's a writer's habit... never happy with the draft, always trying to improve it. and i can't seem to shake that habit on this forum.

is it just me that does this or do some of you do it too?



I am always doing the same thing, no matter what I write I always seem to make spelling mistakes in particular or I feel that I did not get my point across. However, this is what many students do when they are new to writing essays and quite likely when they are well practiced as you are as a writer. Besides it is always a good idea to read what you wrote a mistake I used to make.


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Postby Vaucluse » Sat, 01 Oct 2005 10:23 pm

Plavt wrote:
Vaucluse wrote:You are the only one to do so, WIMH . . . . Yes, you are alone.



(unless you want to have a little party, of course!!! :D )


Not true I do the same and often feel the same way too.




R I P Irony, died 01.10.2005
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Sun, 02 Oct 2005 2:50 pm

Vaucluse wrote:R I P Irony, died 01.10.2005


and alleluia to the resurrection of WYSIWYG! :P

well glad to know im not alone. guess that makes many of us "Edit"ors! :lol:

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Postby sapphire » Sun, 02 Oct 2005 10:32 pm

Vaucluse wrote:
Plavt wrote:
Vaucluse wrote:You are the only one to do so, WIMH . . . . Yes, you are alone.



(unless you want to have a little party, of course!!! :D )


Not true I do the same and often feel the same way too.




R I P Irony, died 01.10.2005

Smartass!

Btw, I don't check before I hit the 'submit' button. Vaucluse doesn't either, his typos are in your face all the time!
It's not getting any smarter out there. You have to come to terms with stupidity, and make it work for you.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 9:08 am

sapphire wrote:Btw, I don't check before I hit the 'submit' button. Vaucluse doesn't either, his typos are in your face all the time!

but do you go and read your post AFTER you submit and THEN make changes ?

and about vaucluse's typos - you don't suppose it's cos the pretty boy is busy looking into the mirror while he types, is it? :wink: :lol:

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Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 9:31 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:
sapphire wrote:Btw, I don't check before I hit the 'submit' button. Vaucluse doesn't either, his typos are in your face all the time!

but do you go and read your post AFTER you submit and THEN make changes ?

and about vaucluse's typos - you don't suppose it's because the pretty boy is busy looking into the mirror while he types, is it? :wink: :lol:


I fully agree with WIMH

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 10:00 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:but do you go and read your post AFTER you submit and THEN make changes ?


That's what I always do. And then I get impatient because it sometimes takes so long to reload the page when wanting to edit... :x

I guess I am not so much the smartest editor around, but most definately the most impatient one... :D

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 10:34 am

Carpe Diem wrote:I fully agree with WIMH

:devil:

you're a very good boy, CD. :lol:

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Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 10:52 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:I fully agree with WIMH

:devil:

you're a very good boy, CD. :lol:


Yes, agree.

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Postby sapphire » Mon, 03 Oct 2005 12:18 pm

Wind In My Hair wrote:
sapphire wrote:Btw, I don't check before I hit the 'submit' button. Vaucluse doesn't either, his typos are in your face all the time!

but do you go and read your post AFTER you submit and THEN make changes ?

and about vaucluse's typos - you don't suppose it's because the pretty boy is busy looking into the mirror while he types, is it? :wink: :lol:

Very rarely do I check after submitting. I guess that's also 'cause I don't write essays here. :P
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