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Oxygenee
post Feb 17 2006, 03:41 PM
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My feeling is that we need to tighten up a little on signature lines, in order to improve the general readability of the Forum. Over-long or over-prominent signatures are distracting, and, with repetition, tedious and boring.

I propose the following:

1. Signatures to be brief - 3 or 4 lines at most. Some may feel that this is especially targeted at Fredie. Some would be right.

2. No images and especially no animated gifs to be allowed. A single exception to be made for Lord Stanley whose Bouncing Titties Fairy I feel curiously sentimental about.

3. No clickable website links to be allowed. The place to list your website, blog or homepage is in your profile, not in your sig line. Kirk's links to his grilles to be grandfathered in, but it's hard to think of another equally deserving case.

Your thoughts?


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post Feb 17 2006, 03:56 PM
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Yeah, I'll cut it down to a stanza or twelve!
hehe.... Everybody who's anybody's read it by now.



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post Feb 17 2006, 05:13 PM
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QUOTE(Oxygenee @ Feb 17 2006, 08:41 AM) *

Your thoughts?

random stream of conscience, mostly. Hard to focus into a tag line, except maybe “Slower traffic keep right”, or “Screed bumps ahead”.
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post Feb 17 2006, 06:04 PM
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I agree with you completely, Oxy.

I'm curiously sentimental about my sig line, as well.

Luckily, it's pithy, to the point, and completely without animation. evill.gif


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:08 PM
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Sounds good to me.


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:24 PM
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I may have to shrink mine a bit.

The only thing I'm adamant about is no images (except for the bouncing fairy of course). On a slow connection they can be quite a pain. This forum isn't too bad, but I've been on some where people had 640x480 2mb gif animations in their sig. Annoying as hell when the browser pauses to load the sig instead of the posts.


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:31 PM
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I thought this was a thread about great ideas for new sig lines,
I need one, any ideas?


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:32 PM
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agreed.

and #1 made chuckle.


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:33 PM
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Mine already conforms


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post Feb 17 2006, 06:56 PM
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I like many other people concur with the theory you have.


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post Feb 17 2006, 08:51 PM
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I like many other people have no theory.
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post Feb 17 2006, 11:38 PM
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HA! I was actually worried when I saw the beginning of the initial post specifically because I would hate to lose Lord Stanley's bouncing girl. Some days, she's all the action I get.
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post Feb 18 2006, 12:54 AM
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Fortunately or unfortunately I am in the same boat as Wild Bill at the moment. wink.gif
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post Feb 18 2006, 01:11 AM
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It is a great signature, but some variety would be nice. Like say a redhead or something...
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post Feb 18 2006, 04:26 AM
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"My feeling is that we need to tighten up a little on signature lines"

you mean we're supposed to read 'em? i thought they were there to be ignored...


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