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Who actually clicks 'Preview Reply'

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by totalburnout, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. totalburnout

    totalburnout Well-Known Member VIP

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    ...before submitting a post?


    I want to know who that option was made for. After about 15 years on forums, I just accidentally clicked preview post for the first time. It made me want my three seconds of life back.
     
  2. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    i usually do it before making a post with a bunch of pictures in it.
    just to make sure they linked correctly and arent too big.
     
  3. totalburnout

    totalburnout Well-Known Member VIP

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    May The Lord have mercy on your kind soul.
     
  4. D16Civic

    D16Civic Matt

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    Yeah I do the same. Usually to make sure I'm not an idiot and posted a bad link or something.
     
  5. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    it takes like 2 seconds to load the preview.
    lol. not a big deal

    links are another good reason too
     
  6. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    For those of us that write really long detailed posts with manually entered forum formatting instead of relying on the WYSIWYG editor because it's faster that way... lots of pictures, tables, etc.

    :p
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    i use it a lot when copy pasting stuff from other sites to make sure the formatting is readable... or when linking up a lot of pics... or when multi-quoting... etc

    generally only on long posts

    but i use it a few times a week usually
     
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    :withstupid:

    it's a great tool for long posts, picture posts, and multi-link posts
     
  9. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    ^This.

    When I made that MW2 mega thread, I used that option countless times to check how the fonts/colors, etc looked.
     
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    i just swing for it, and then i go the edit route if its fucked up

    i dont even know where this preview button is
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    its on the 'go advanced' full editor
     
  12. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Oh, and I never use it anymore because my post formatting is perfect every time now. :D
     
  13. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    oh man, im going to eagle eye all of your posts now.

    when you mess up, im going to neg rep, like the post just to unlike it, french your mother, then no matter what thread you go on, im going to stalk you with your quotes in all caps after every post you make.
     
  14. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You forgot to capitalize Oh, When, and it's "I'm".
     
  15. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    yeah, im not the one that claimed perfection.
     
  16. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Ok, then I'll just :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban: :calban:

    :D :rimshot:
     
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