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Old 08-10-2011, 06:39 AM   #16
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Re: Riot in London. We blame GTA

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Of how to successfully suppress social unrest :P
Lol, of course But which aspect of what you said? Having bigger guns or calling in the military? Neither are really up to them.
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Quotes for noobs (learn how to break up a quote)
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Ok Stubborn donkey, how do you break it up please and if your not willingly to tell me, then please DONT offer me no advice in future
So you can post the second bit and i shouldnt be allowed to if i dont tell you? Why be so rude?

Anyways, here is a quotes for noobs guide


1. A basic quote

[*QUOTE][*/QUOTE]

(the * need to be removed for it to work, I put them in so you can see the text) is a basic quote that just wraps something in a quote without saying who quoted it who quoted so

[*QUOTE]this is a quote[*/QUOTE] without any * would look like
Quote:
this is a quote

Edit: there is a button for this, it looks like a speech bubble. If you select text and then press the button the selected text will automatically be wrapped with the quote tag


2. A quote that says who said it

[*QUOTE=who said it][*/QUOTE] this adds who said the post, manually putting that there can be useful when quoting something external. Example:

[*QUOTE=Mangastream]Remember all you sexy bastards out there, Naruto, Bleach, OP, FT, etc. all on break this week. Feel free to take your rage out on us[*/QUOTE] without any * would look like
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mangastream
Remember all you sexy bastards out there, Naruto, Bleach, OP, FT, etc. all on break this week. Feel free to take your rage out on us
3. A quote that says who said it and links to the post where it was said

[*QUOTE=who said it;X][*/QUOTE]

Where X is the post number.

For the post that i originally quoted it would look like this

[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164]Ok Stubborn donkey, how do you break it up please and if your not willingly to tell me, then please DONT offer me no advice in future[*/QUOTE]

That is what you get when you press the quote button.

4. Breaking up a quote

Now that you know how quotes work it all boils down to preference, how you want it to look like and how you want to do it.

One way of doing it is copying the latter part of the original quote [*/QUOTE] and then pasting it after each section you break up, write your reply, choose the text you want then paste it after that portion, repeat till you finish the go back and copy then paste the first part of the text at the beginning of each portion of text. Of course you can immediately copy and paste both parts of a poste so that you dont forget one in the end.

The end result would be something like this

[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164]Ok Stubborn donkey,[*/QUOTE]
My reply 1
[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164] how do you break it up please[*/QUOTE]
my reply 2
[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164]and if your not willingly to tell me, [*/QUOTE]
my reply 3
[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164]then please DONT offer me no advice in future[*/QUOTE]
my reply 4



Which without any * would look like

Quote:
Originally Posted by minato uchiha View Post
Ok Stubborn donkey,
My reply 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by minato uchiha View Post
how do you break it up please
my reply 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by minato uchiha View Post
and if your not willingly to tell me,
my reply 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by minato uchiha View Post
then please DONT offer me no advice in future
my reply 4


Another way of doing it would be to cut and paste the second part of the quote tag after the first section of text you want to seperate then write your reply select the second part and hit he quote button (it looks like a text bubble),if you do that without anything else the end result would be

[*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164]Ok Stubborn donkey,[*/QUOTE]
My reply 1
[*QUOTE] how do you break it up please[*/QUOTE]
my reply 2
[*QUOTE]and if your not willingly to tell me, [*/QUOTE]
my reply 3
[*QUOTE]then please DONT offer me no advice in future[*/QUOTE]
my reply 4

Which would look like

Quote:
Originally Posted by minato uchiha View Post
Ok Stubborn donkey,
My reply 1
Quote:
how do you break it up please
my reply 2
Quote:
and if your not willingly to tell me,
my reply 3
Quote:
then please DONT offer me no advice in future
my reply 4

To make it like the previous example (which wpuld be preferred, though not necessary ) copy the part that says who posted with the link to the post and paste it accordingly to the proper part in each first half of each quote tag. In my I would copy =minato uchiha;2118164 and paste it where the # is
[*QUOTE#] to get [*QUOTE=minato uchiha;2118164] (of course with the * removed)


Of course you can use any other method you like to get to the end result, but now that you know what the end rwsult looks like I think there shouldnt be any problems
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Old 08-10-2011, 08:48 AM   #17
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Re: Riot in London. We blame GTA

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To this issue, let's be honest: not everyone is blaming video games. Some blame violence on tv, some blame porn, some blame taxation, some blame immigrants, some blame poverty, some blame Hello Kitty!, some blame foods high in hydrogenated oils, some blame politicians, some blame lawyers, some blame teachers, some blame parents, some blame vegemite, some blame society as a whole... but no one blames the true culprit.

THE BLOODY RIOTERS! Whatever the cause, they make the choice to riot, loot and destroy. I say we shoot them.
What about human nature's tendency for mob mentality?
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:11 AM   #18
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Re: Riot in London. We blame GTA

First games now rap?

But wow, the title is they blame rap and they post a picture of a black kid in front of a burning a van

just wow.

the rest of the pic are white anti riot police

wow
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Re: Riot in London. We blame GTA

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What about human nature's tendency for mob mentality?
Genetic weakness. While there is a tendency for people to conform for the benefit of society, this surely benefits no one and their inability to recognize that makes them a detriment. The world doesn't need 7 billion sheep. Besides, "everybody else is doing it" I don't think is a plausible legal recourse.
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Re: Riot in London. We blame GTA

Have you heard the news on T.V. that talks about riot in London? Well, in the news, they have mentioned that Rioters and looters have been destroying everything in England. Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged a relief fund of 20 million pounds to help affected business owners. The continued looting and pillaging might cost more than 100 million pounds altogether. That is about $300 million U.S. A lot of problems are facing by the government, they need to do something in order to stop this kind of war because if they won't do anything for sure it will bring more and more problems in the future. Prime minister pledges relief fund for shops hit by London's riots.
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