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Can anyone explain me how I can post something WITHOUT using the reply-function!

I know, its incredible, but I really cant find any possibillity like a button to make a simple post with!!!
 
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The reply button just lets you post. The quote button posts and quotes the referenced post's text.

What you're looking for is the reply button, it's just named differently here than on other sites. On many other forums (fora?) the reply button does what the quote button does here.

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Within a thread, the "Reply" button basically does exactly what you seem to want--let you post to the thread. Unless you quote from the post where the button is, your post will just look like a new post in the thread. BGG does not display the flow of a given thread the way, for example, reddit does. There is no visible divergence(?) or tree structure within a given thread.

Hope that helps some.
 
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plezercruz wrote:
The reply button just lets you post. The quote button posts and quotes the referenced post's text.

What you're looking for is the reply button, it's just named differently here than on other sites. On many other forums (fora?) the reply button does what the quote button does here.

Pete (actually remembers being confused about this when he started here)


As you can see the quote-button was not that what I am looking for.
 
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fishfactory wrote:
Can anyone explain me how I can post something WITHOUT using the reply-function!

I know, its incredible, but I really cant find any possibillity like a button to make a simple post with!!!

If you mean "post something in an existing thread", what's wrong with using "reply" (if you aren't quoting something) or "quote" (if you are quoting something)?

If you mean "post something new, creating a new thread", then use "post" in a forum (not thread) page.
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esirof wrote:
Within a thread, the "Reply" button basically does exactly what you seem to want--let you post to the thread. Unless you quote from the post where the button is, your post will just look like a new post in the thread. BGG does not display the flow of a given thread the way, for example, reddit does. There is no visible divergence(?) or tree structure within a given thread.

Hope that helps some.


Sorry but there is an obvious difference between using the reply function and the way you are postign in this thread. Because when I click on reply there appears a header in my post with a headline.

And I dont want this headline in my post!

Hope that anyone now understands me.

Just explain me how YOU post something without using reply or quote!!!
 
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fishfactory wrote:
esirof wrote:
Within a thread, the "Reply" button basically does exactly what you seem to want--let you post to the thread. Unless you quote from the post where the button is, your post will just look like a new post in the thread. BGG does not display the flow of a given thread the way, for example, reddit does. There is no visible divergence(?) or tree structure within a given thread.

Hope that helps some.


Sorry but there is an obvious difference between using the reply function and the way you are postign in this thread. Because when I click on reply there appears a header in my post with a headline.

And I dont want this headline in my post!

Hope that anyone now understands me.

Just explain me how YOU post something without using reply or quote!!!


You are confused. The subject is appearing only because you're viewing a link to the post you just made. To see this, click on the date/time of a different comment and see that the subject appears there.
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Test.

Edit: I'll be damned.

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OMG ... THAT was the solution!!!

Thank you very much Russ ... I like you
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fishfactory wrote:


Just explain me how YOU post something without using reply or quote!!!


If you want to start a new, unrelated thread, then you do that from the main page of the appropriate forum. Isn't that exactly what you did to start THIS thread? You made a post and you made the headline. It's all yours.

If you are posting within a thread, then you are, in fact, responding to that particular thread and thus it gets the headline associated that thread, along with an "Re:".

I'm sorry if I'm not following your question correctly.

EDIT: Nevermind. I see you got an answer to your question, even if I am no closer to understanding what the problem was
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fishfactory wrote:
OMG ... THAT was the solution!!!

Thank you very much Russ ... I like you


The rest of the story...

When you hit reply you get a "Subject" for your post.

If you don't change it, then the "Subject" is ignored for viewing the post within in the thread.

If You do change the "Subject" then the new subject will be displayed in the thread.
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herace wrote:
fishfactory wrote:
OMG ... THAT was the solution!!!

Thank you very much Russ ... I like you


The rest of the story...

When you hit reply you get a "Subject" for your post.

If you don't change it, then the "Subject" is ignored for viewing the post within in the thread.

If You do change the "Subject" then the new subject will be displayed in the thread.


Huh. I'm learning a lot here. I guess I never gave the mechanics of posting on BGG much thought.

I'm glad you guys were able to help the OP. I noticed him stressing hard about posting in another thread.
 
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This is Herb's fork in the thread as indicated by a new subject
esirof wrote:
herace wrote:
fishfactory wrote:
OMG ... THAT was the solution!!!

Thank you very much Russ ... I like you


The rest of the story...

When you hit reply you get a "Subject" for your post.

If you don't change it, then the "Subject" is ignored for viewing the post within in the thread.

If You do change the "Subject" then the new subject will be displayed in the thread.


Huh. I'm learning a lot here. I guess I never gave the mechanics of posting on BGG much thought.

I'm glad you guys were able to help the OP. I noticed him stressing hard about posting in another thread.


See new subject line for this post...
 
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NEATO. I'll use this all the time.
See my new subject line. Yeah!
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But seriously, wouldn't a feature like this be more useful if there were some way of seeing a thread only by its subject lines?
 
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esirof wrote:
But seriously, wouldn't a feature like this be more useful if there were some way of seeing a thread only by its subject lines?

Since BGG posters always stick to a single point in a post and never respond to ideas from several posts, then sure, that would be a great idea.
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It's weird. I had to ask too.

Anyway, welcome!
 
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This is NOT a fork in the thread, but simply an indication that there may be a new subject ...
herace wrote:
esirof wrote:
herace wrote:
fishfactory wrote:
OMG ... THAT was the solution!!!

Thank you very much Russ ... I like you


The rest of the story...

When you hit reply you get a "Subject" for your post.

If you don't change it, then the "Subject" is ignored for viewing the post within in the thread.

If You do change the "Subject" then the new subject will be displayed in the thread.


Huh. I'm learning a lot here. I guess I never gave the mechanics of posting on BGG much thought.

I'm glad you guys were able to help the OP. I noticed him stressing hard about posting in another thread.


See new subject line for this post...

Yes; but a new subject line does not make a "fork". Because BGG has a simple time-based reply system, no one is actually creating little nested sets of conversation as in many other discussion forums; we are simply chipping in to add our thoughts (or rants, as the case may be ).
 
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Color me perplexed
It is a bit strange that there isn't a "reply to thread" type button at the top and bottom of every thread page. This seems to be the standard for most forum software. At least at most of the forums I frequent, anyway...
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I remember this confusing me when I first started posting also. "But I don't want to put a subject I just want to reply to the existing one!"
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russ wrote:
fishfactory wrote:
esirof wrote:
Within a thread, the "Reply" button basically does exactly what you seem to want--let you post to the thread. Unless you quote from the post where the button is, your post will just look like a new post in the thread. BGG does not display the flow of a given thread the way, for example, reddit does. There is no visible divergence(?) or tree structure within a given thread.

Hope that helps some.


Sorry but there is an obvious difference between using the reply function and the way you are postign in this thread. Because when I click on reply there appears a header in my post with a headline.

And I dont want this headline in my post!

Hope that anyone now understands me.

Just explain me how YOU post something without using reply or quote!!!


You are confused. The subject is appearing only because you're viewing a link to the post you just made. To see this, click on the date/time of a different comment and see that the subject appears there.


Okay.. i figured out what Russ is talking about, but I still have no idea what the original issue was... LOL wow
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