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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
Yes, its time again! Flat or Threaded?
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Poll: Yes, its time again! Flat or Threaded?
Flat 30 / 42%
Threaded 22 / 31%
Both? 19 / 27%
71 total votes
 

Ethel Duath
Valinor


Sep 24 2012, 8:54pm

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Ditto. I couldn't do without either one, [In reply to] Can't Post

and I use one to decide how to navigate the other, in both directions.


JWPlatt
Grey Havens


Sep 24 2012, 11:29pm

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. [In reply to] Can't Post


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I'm someone that reads everything, but also appreciates a useful subject line. One that just contains "." or something similar do my head in. It's still part of the conversation, so use it! And I try and take considerbation of all you threaded users.


I've never seen a subject line with only a period in it. Until now.

Evil

I despise subject lines used as part of the message body. Its a subject line!

It's flat all the way for me!


DanielLB
Immortal


Sep 25 2012, 7:08am

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My response to your reply, making sure the subject line isn't part of the conversation, but, is in fact, a title highlighting what the body of my post contains. [In reply to] Can't Post

Better? Tongue


JWPlatt
Grey Havens


Sep 25 2012, 12:17pm

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Nonsequitur [In reply to] Can't Post

Coruscant? That does not compute...wait...uh. You're under arrest!


(This post was edited by JWPlatt on Sep 25 2012, 12:17pm)


Altaira
Superuser / Moderator


Sep 25 2012, 12:35pm

Post #55 of 57 (110 views)
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Lol, Daniel [In reply to] Can't Post

You are too funny. LaughLaugh


Altaira
Superuser / Moderator


Sep 25 2012, 12:44pm

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Threaded most of the time [In reply to] Can't Post

I voted "threaded" but probably should have said "both."

As an Admin, scanning a thread in a few seconds and being able to see how it's evolving is essential. In my experience, tThreaded is the best mode for accomplishing that. As many here have said, I also pick out the subject lines of posts that I either want to respond to, or that need some kind of Admn action, and respond to those first. If there aren't too many embedded sub-threads, I'll sometimes then switch to flat mode so I can read everything more thoroughly. Sometimes, If a thread is relatively short and has few sub-threads, I view it flat off the bat - pun threads, Middle-earth Conspiracy theories, Scenes from a Hat, etc. all work almost better for me in flat mode.


dernwyn
Forum Admin / Moderator


Sep 25 2012, 4:13pm

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I do believe you have made, a, uh, "point". [In reply to] Can't Post

Wink

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