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Old 10-29-2005, 12:41 PM   #1
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Just posting a reply in this thread For sheer convenience it made sense to quote the original and put my replies to the questions in bold (as others had done). When I tried to preview the post, despite the amount I'd written, I fell foul of the 3 character minimum post length. Is there any way round this (some sort of detection you've made edits?) or do I always need to include some part of my reply outside quotes?
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Old 10-29-2005, 12:45 PM   #2
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I think if you just hit the spacebar 3 times and look at preview or post your reply, that should satisfy the 3 character requirement (I think..).
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Old 10-29-2005, 12:58 PM   #3
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Yeah, that's annoying.

I'm not sure the spacebar thing works, but something else you can do (that's also annoying, but works) is to type in some invisible text like this:

[ COLOR=#F6F6F1 ]Type enough here to fulfill the minimum[ /COLOR ]

Without the spaces between the brackets and "color", of course.

You end up with something like this:

Text

Which, if highlighted, will be visible, but people generally won't know to highlight it.
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Old 10-29-2005, 01:02 PM   #4
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Err, yeah.

Of course, if people go around posting messages without any text in them, I'll have to assume it was a slip of the finger and delete it.
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Old 10-29-2005, 02:09 PM   #7
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So you're saying I wouldn't get away with typing "All the mods suck" then? Hypothetically speaking of course. since I've always found the mods here to be pretty non-sucky in the past

I was just wondering if the 3 characters outside quotes was a fixed thing or could be modified. I didn't have a problem with typing something outside the quote. It just took me a few tries previewing the post before I realised what the problem was. Just thought it would save on duhhhh moments like that if there was a general forum way round it but no worries if there isn't.
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Guys, stop with the invisible text, already . It annoys me when people do spoilers like that, and it annoys me when used for ANY reason .
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