--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > on 8/14/06 11:24 AM, authfriend at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >>> > > > >> > I wasn¹t making a comment on your discussion with Peter, which I¹m > >> > not following carefully. I was just taking the opportunity to > >> > remind people to snip extraneous stuff from their posts. That¹s why > >> > I changed the subject line, which is another of my pet peeves. > > > > Sure, Rick, sure. > > > > It's easy enough to *really* start a brand-new > > thread if you want to issue a general reminder > > to participants. > > > > "Be more careful" in Peter's comment referred > > specifically to *leaving in material necessary > > for context*, which you went on to recommend, > > after saying, amazingly, that "be more careful" > > meant snipping more. > > > > If you're going to piggyback on an old thread, > > it's a good idea to know first what it is you're > > piggybacking *on*. > > OK, Judy. BTW, you didn¹t snip.
Because I had paraphrased your comment, of course. It's a pretty standard courtesy to leave in the quote of what you're paraphrasing to make it clear you haven't distorted anything. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/