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    Well, do you? :hmmm:


    I can't be bothered to read through all 5+ pages before replying. If I reply without reading all the previous posts, I usually get a load of replies along the lines of "somebody already said that you idiot"!
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    you just know this thread will be more than 5 pages long. :facepalm:
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    I don't really put that much thought into my replies. If a thread interests me I reply.
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    depends on the subject of the thread...
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    I usually don't bother if it's 3 pages or more.
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    I don't if there's more than one...
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    It depends on the topic. If it's a stupid question and there are like a hundred people giving the same answer, I don't reply. If it interests me, I'll read through. Lots of pages does put me off though, unless it's an epic thread of 700+, in which case you generally don't have to read everyone else's to reply.
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    if it's really interesting, i'll read all the pages.
    if it's mildly interesting, i'll skim over it to make sure nobody has said what i want to say.
    if it's not interesting, i'll duck it off.
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    If it's too long, I just read the OP and reply.

    Which usually doesn't end well :P
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    Not when its the same answer.... like this one might be.....
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    Yeah skimming posts seems to be the way to go.

    Maybe set TSR to show more messages per page?
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    No, I usually don't bother, for the reasons you stated.
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    Well, i don't bother replying, but i read them in a stupid way.

    I tend to read pages 1 and 2, then get bored, so jump the the last page, but then start reading the pages backwards to try and catch up with what people are saying :dontknow:

    Its a stupid way to read through threads, i wouldn't recommend it.
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    (Original post by Untitled258)
    Well, i don't bother replying, but i read them in a stupid way.

    I tend to read pages 1 and 2, then get bored, so jump the the last page, but then start reading the pages backwards to try and catch up with what people are saying :dontknow:

    Its a stupid way to read through threads, i wouldn't recommend it.
    Yeah, I end up doing that too lol. I start to see how the discussion developed though through people's quotes of earlier messages. All becomes a bit too confusing though.
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    (Original post by Untitled258)
    Well, i don't bother replying, but i read them in a stupid way.

    I tend to read pages 1 and 2, then get bored, so jump the the last page, but then start reading the pages backwards to try and catch up with what people are saying :dontknow:

    Its a stupid way to read through threads, i wouldn't recommend it.
    omg...i thought...i thought i was the only one who did this! :love:
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    Depends on the topic.
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    I don't bother if a thread's more than a few pages long, because I can't be bothered to read through everything.
    If it's a very controversial topic, I might be drawn in, but that's rare. The key for me is to get in when the thread's a page or two long, and go with the conversation.
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    (Original post by Untitled258)
    Well, i don't bother replying, but i read them in a stupid way.

    I tend to read pages 1 and 2, then get bored, so jump the the last page, but then start reading the pages backwards to try and catch up with what people are saying

    Its a stupid way to read through threads, i wouldn't recommend it.
    Haha! Me too! :o:
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    (Original post by Untitled258)
    Well, i don't bother replying, but i read them in a stupid way.

    I tend to read pages 1 and 2, then get bored, so jump the the last page, but then start reading the pages backwards to try and catch up with what people are saying :dontknow:

    Its a stupid way to read through threads, i wouldn't recommend it.
    I'm glad somebody else said this first!
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    If it's something that really interests me then sadly I'll read the whole thread even if it's 40 (probably not) pages long which is why I always try to read threads from the time they are made so I don't have to read that many pages.
 
 
 
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