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I sorta like it when Homey gets into this mode.
It reminds me of those National Geographic flix, when the Moray Eel
is being challenged in his own litttle lair.
The hole looks so innocent...
The diver reaches in...
(The next scene shows homey with a distended belly, obviously not
needing to eat for at least a week...)
Thomas J. Watson - WoodDorker
tjwatson1ATcomcastDOTnet (real email)
[Zim: Please read my replies after the word Zim:]
OK so lets compromise and make it 50%. Still a lot of non-snippers
a lot of scrolling.
So what's your magic solution for converting 50% of the world's posters
to the art of snipping?
[Zim: Did you realize that your text are broken probably due to the 'auto-
matic wrap text' feature during send. You can solve this problem by changing
your newsreader settings or previewing your message before sending them.
Did you also realized that deleting the hanging ">" (below) and allowing a
space between your text and the quoted text is helpful to readers?]
meat on the majority of posts (since bottom posts dominate), wading thru
maybe 3 days worth of posts which our eyes, if not our brain, have now
seen umteen times. What a waste of time and energy to say nothing of the
wear and tear on arthritic fingers.
[Zim: The message above was posted without utilizing the word wrap feature
on Treetops part, which could lead to horizontal scrolling. Instead the next
person making the reply did not include the ">." This can lead to confusion. I
don't speak English everyday, but I do read/write English. With a poor message
layout, I will have to struggle to understand Treetops' reply to Dave. So, the
problem is also on my part....Here's a good example of a functional layout.]
Nit Picker wrote:
>Trivia Wiz wrote
>>Palm Guy wrote:
>>>Island Fan wrote:
>>>>Trivia Wiz wrote
>>>>>Who is named in the original theme song of Gilligan's
>>>>Gilligan, Skipper, the Howells, and Ginger.
>>>What about Mary Ann and the Professor?
>>They weren't mentioned until the second season.
>And the Howells and Ginger were described, not named.
Those *poor* people.
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