Well its customary to post under (bottom post) what one is
at least in the Harley groups that I frequent.
The Style of Bottom Posting
The concept of bottom posting is very simple. Quote the
original material you're replying to first, and then put
your response beneath it, so that the answer follows the
question (instead of preceding it as on the game show
Jeopardy! -- one of the terms for the opposite top posting
style is "Jeopardy-style posting"). But the devil is in the
details... for bottom posting to work well, you have to do
the quoting in the right style.
Some critics of bottom posting say they hate it because they
have to scroll down to see the reply. If they do, then
that's usually an indication that the quotes were not
trimmed sufficiently. Unlike with top posting, where
fullquotes of the original message are the norm, bottom
posting is associated with careful trimming. Keep enough of
the original message to give proper context to your
response, but take out irrelevant things like signatures,
ads, and disclaimers, as well as parts of the message that
are irrelevant to your reply. Usually, what's left of the
quote is well under a screenful, so no scrolling is needed
to get to your reply.
Here's a sample bottom-posted reply, in this case a "pure"
bottom-post because there is only one part of the message
being replied to, and hence, no interleaving of replies is
used. (The different coloring of parts of this message, seen
if your browser supports it, represents how some of the
better mail readers will display a properly-quoted message,
with different colors for each level of quoting. Sometimes,
signature blocks will also get a distinct color if properly
So far you're the only one who's complained. And you've yet to answer any
legitimate question I've asked. How can I take you seriously? I'll Google
some of your posts to see if you're of any value and I'll be back to you
with an appology if you are indeed a normal person.
hell, just chill and move on to something else.
there is nothing wrong with a link in ones signature.
there has been NO PROOF posted saying there is something
wrong with a link in ones signature.
A few observations:
1. A lot of people are really getting carried away.
2. The more times you make Steve answer, the more times his sig with links
3. If Steve is contributing to the group, who cares what his sig says.
4. If Steve is posting nonsense just so his sig is visible, then that is
5. Posting with a company email is dumb, unless you own the company. Bosses
can be funny about you using company resources to play.
6. Do any of you own or drive a Corvette, because I haven't seen much
Corvette talk lately and definitely none in this thread.
7. Night all, I got to go to bed so I can fix the power door locks in the
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