How To Properly Attribute a Quote

Discussion in 'The Archive' started by Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    There are a lot of great quotes in the quote thread, but it feels barren to have them without a link to the original quote - a link that shows context, and thus the true greatness of the mind that created the quote.

    To make it easier for everyone to properly format the quote, I've created this template for you to use. If you'll use it, it will make quotes much more enjoyable. :)



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  2. Nautica

    Nautica Probably a Dual

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  3. Liet

    Liet Dr. of Horribleness, Ph.D.

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    Not to flame you in your troll thread in the Green Room, but sensible people have found the "quote" button and know how to copy/paste.
  4. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    Well, no one ever does it. Look through the forum - there are virtually no linked quotes.

    Thanks for the love, foil1212.
  5. Stallion

    Stallion Team Euro!

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    Really, if you look to take enjoyment in trawling through the quotes thread, its time to re-evaluate your home life!

    IMO
  6. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    You're trawling through a thread that should be stickied in the quotes forum. :shrug:
  7. Stallion

    Stallion Team Euro!

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    Not really, it was the only 'new post' at the time of my visit.
  8. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    I added a quote. I then looked at a few above mine. I wished that I could see what they were from, easily. No big deal mate, no need to freak out over something that doesn't matter. Your modus operandi isn't needed here.