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Ok! Ok! I'll stop the >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>!!!!(16 posts)

Ok! Ok! I'll stop the >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>!!!!Live Steam
Jul 25, 2001 10:24 AM
I really don't see why it is distracting, but I'm aware that some people can't chew gum and walk at the same time so maybe it can be confusing to some. It is either that or you just don't have anything really interesting going on that you need to pick on lil' ol' me! Ok dug? :-)
Nawgrzy mnky
Jul 25, 2001 10:41 AM
You're just trying to draw attention to yourself using a gimic to make up for content.
shaddupspank the mnky
Jul 25, 2001 10:46 AM
nm
how about just a few? >>>>Dog
Jul 25, 2001 10:52 AM
I didn't realize this was such a problem for some of you.Live Steam
Jul 25, 2001 11:00 AM
I used the arrows to follow threads I contributed to. It wasn't meant to draw attention to. I just used them so I could pick up those threads quickly while I worked. As for any contributions I have made to this forum over the last two years, I always tried to helpful, friendly and informative. If any of you feel differently I can't help that. Again I didn't realize they were distracting.
What if we all did this? (nm)grzy mnky
Jul 25, 2001 11:04 AM
What if we all did What? (nm)GW Rider
Jul 25, 2001 11:20 AM
THIS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Jul 25, 2001 11:27 AM
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ain't no thangDog
Jul 25, 2001 11:44 AM
I don't really care one way or the other. Maybe a little waste of electons, if you asked me. Just offering up a little compromise. It's almost become your signature, so >>>>>>>>>>>> ahead for all I care. That's about the least of our worries. :-)

Doug
ain't no thangCliff Oates
Jul 25, 2001 11:54 AM
It isn't worth this circus, that is for sure.
sorry, but I have to agree with grzy mnkyET
Jul 25, 2001 12:32 PM
(Scary thought. :-))

You're putting it in there to stand out so you can find it. That means it stands out for us also. So some of us may view that as inconsiderate, as it's hard on our eyes. And if we all did the same to gain the same advantage as you, the forum would look horrible. Think about it. We could have

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See what I mean?

Funny, but until this came out, I thought your use of the >>>>>>>>>>>> was to mimic the "Steam" in your name. I always thought it was too conspicuous, but never said anything. Are we making too big a deal of this? Well, maybe. And nothing personal; the contents of your posts (if not your titles) are appreciated. But if you'd like to show that extra consideration, there is a reasonable alternative: just do a "find" on Steam and repeatedly click to find your posts.
re: I made made that observation 3 days agoCliff Oates
Jul 25, 2001 11:06 AM
and I made it quite politely, unlike this response of yours today. You have posted to other threads since Sunday, so this technique of yours doesn't seem to be all that effective.

Why don't you try doing what the rest of us do and just remember the threads that you find interesting enough to contribute to? It's pretty easy really, and it makes the subjects less cluttered with irrelevant data. A lot of posters here seem to like to use the subject line in lieu of a message body, so junking them up with hieroglyphics really does degrade communications.
You are all correct. And yes you did point this out the otherLive Steam
Jul 25, 2001 11:16 AM
day. I didn't realize how insensative I have been to the participants of this board. I will go to bed without dinner tonight! :-)
re: Ok! Ok! I'll stop the >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>!!!!TommyBoy
Jul 25, 2001 11:33 AM
I never really noticed until other pointed it out. Even then I didn't pay attention to it.
Man, if that irritates people,look271
Jul 25, 2001 3:30 PM
Then perhaps we're all too sensitive? Really! Don't you guys have better things to do than to complain about a "signature"? Geesh.
>>33$>>5>%!!!!Starliner
Jul 25, 2001 4:38 PM
Well, I >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> think>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> it is >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>kind of >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>annoying too.