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How to Multi-Quote

Postby GeneD » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:18 am

A guide to simultaneously quoting and replying to more than one post in a thread. Hopefully it will help reduce "post clutter" and streamline things better, especially in some of the discussion heavy threads. As far as I know you can multi-quote as many posts as you want, my example uses 3.

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Feel free to let me know if anything is unclear.
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Postby Warrior4Christ » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:50 am

Wow, I didn't bother to find out what that button did... I just manually clicked quote on all the posts, then copied them all to one of the quoted replies. But that way's better.
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Postby Okami » Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:43 am

I used to do what Warrior mentioned...I *very* recently started playing with the Multi-Quote button and learned how to work it that way. xD
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Postby Lynna » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:41 am

Wow!! Thank you soo much!
Sometimes, I would quote one person, then use the quote button fr the rest, sometimes manually adding their name and post number.
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Postby ShiroiHikari » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:45 am

Cool! I've been here all this time and never knew that. Thanks.
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Postby Lilac#18 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:51 pm

[color="Plum"]I'd figured it out myself on the year I've joined. Thanks for this thread because there are some members that don't know how to mult-quote.[/color]
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Postby Tsukuyomi » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:42 pm

Lol, I remember asking in the FAQ thread since I saw others doing it XD I never payed attention to the buttons.. lol

I think this will do better in Tutorials ^__^
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Postby Rusty Claymore » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:50 pm

ShiroiHikari (post: 1462095) wrote:Cool! I've been here all this time and never knew that. Thanks.


Selenite (post: 1462122) wrote:[color="Plum"]I'd figured it out myself on the year I've joined. Thanks for this thread because there are some members that don't know how to mult-quote.[/color]


Tsukuyomi (post: 1462170) wrote:Lol, I remember asking in the FAQ thread since I saw others doing it XD I never payed attention to the buttons.. lol

I think this will do better in Tutorials ^__^


I don't get it.

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Postby ShiroiHikari » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:39 pm

I used to always use manual quote tags but this is pretty convenient.
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Postby Radical Dreamer » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:44 pm

Oh man this is the best thread! I love the multi-quote feature and have explained it to users on more than one occasion, but it's so nice to have this as a resource! XD Thanks for taking the time to make this!
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Postby TopazRaven » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:06 pm

I just wanted to let you know I love you for this.
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Postby SnoringFrog » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:13 pm

I've tried on several occasions to get that thing to work, but was never able to, or at least not able to remember whenever I finally did get it right. Thanks for posting this! You're probably in my top 231 favorite people now.
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Postby Furen » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:57 pm

Because I always see so many people multi quoting, I thought everyone else already knew...
Thanks for showing some people a way to post faster!
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Postby Ella Edric » Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:09 pm

GeneD (post: 1462052) wrote:A guide to simultaneously quoting and replying to more than one post in a thread. Hopefully it will help reduce "post clutter" and streamline things better, especially in some of the discussion heavy threads. As far as I know you can multi-quote as many posts as you want, my example uses 3.

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/5008/multiquote.png

Feel free to let me know if anything is unclear.


Warrior4Christ (post: 1462053) wrote:Wow, I didn't bother to find out what that button did... I just manually clicked quote on all the posts, then copied them all to one of the quoted replies. But that way's better.


Okami (post: 1462084) wrote:I used to do what Warrior mentioned...I *very* recently started playing with the Multi-Quote button and learned how to work it that way. xD


Lynna (post: 1462092) wrote:Wow!! Thank you soo much!
Sometimes, I would quote one person, then use the quote button fr the rest, sometimes manually adding their name and post number.


ShiroiHikari (post: 1462095) wrote:Cool! I've been here all this time and never knew that. Thanks.


Selenite (post: 1462122) wrote:[color="Plum"]I'd figured it out myself on the year I've joined. Thanks for this thread because there are some members that don't know how to mult-quote.[/color]


Tsukuyomi (post: 1462170) wrote:Lol, I remember asking in the FAQ thread since I saw others doing it XD I never payed attention to the buttons.. lol

I think this will do better in Tutorials ^__^


Rusty Claymore (post: 1462174) wrote:I don't get it.

:grin: Couldn't resist!


ShiroiHikari (post: 1462189) wrote:I used to always use manual quote tags but this is pretty convenient.


Radical Dreamer (post: 1462192) wrote:Oh man this is the best thread! I love the multi-quote feature and have explained it to users on more than one occasion, but it's so nice to have this as a resource! XD Thanks for taking the time to make this!


TopazRaven (post: 1462201) wrote:I just wanted to let you know I love you for this.


SnoringFrog (post: 1462204) wrote:I've tried on several occasions to get that thing to work, but was never able to, or at least not able to remember whenever I finally did get it right. Thanks for posting this! You're probably in my top 231 favorite people now.


Furen (post: 1462246) wrote:Because I always see so many people multi quoting, I thought everyone else already knew...
Thanks for showing some people a way to post faster!


Like this? XD
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Postby Furen » Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:54 pm

Ella Elric (post: 1462421) wrote:Like this? XD


Nope, you spelled my name wrong...
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Postby Ella Edric » Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:40 pm

Furen (post: 1462450) wrote:Nope, you spelled my name wrong...


huh? XD
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Postby FllMtl Novelist » Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:51 pm

...I used to quote one by one, then cut/paste, until my brother showed me how to multi-quote. I assumed everyone but me knew. XD

However I didn't know that you only had to use the quote button on the third post. I thought you had to hit the multi-quote button, then the quote button. I guess either way works. I'll save a few clicks now. Thanks for posting this!
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Postby Furen » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:43 pm

NAME CHANGE! (Much more obvious now.) wrote:huh? XD


Oh wait, never mind, I spelled your name wrong in the quote button
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Postby ST. Attidude » Wed Mar 02, 2011 2:00 pm

Thanks for the tip GeneD! I will certainly put that into memory! :)
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Postby Mr. SmartyPants » Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:08 pm

You know what's even cooler? METAQUOTES.
GeneD wrote:A guide to simultaneously quoting and replying to more than one post in a thread. Hopefully it will help reduce "post clutter" and streamline things better, especially in some of the discussion heavy threads. As far as I know you can multi-quote as many posts as you want, my example uses 3.

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/5008/multiquote.png

Feel free to let me know if anything is unclear.
Warrior4Christ wrote:Wow, I didn't bother to find out what that button did... I just manually clicked quote on all the posts, then copied them all to one of the quoted replies. But that way's better.
Okami wrote:I used to do what Warrior mentioned...I *very* recently started playing with the Multi-Quote button and learned how to work it that way. xD
Lynna wrote:Wow!! Thank you soo much!
Sometimes, I would quote one person, then use the quote button fr the rest, sometimes manually adding their name and post number.
ShiroiHikari wrote:Cool! I've been here all this time and never knew that. Thanks.
Radical Dreamer wrote:Oh man this is the best thread! I love the multi-quote feature and have explained it to users on more than one occasion, but it's so nice to have this as a resource! XD Thanks for taking the time to make this!

So meta, man.
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Postby Warrior4Christ » Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:46 pm

Mr. SmartyPants (post: 1463153) wrote:You know what's even cooler? METAQUOTES.

So meta, man.

Um, as in nested?
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