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Staph Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 07:18 PM
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3. And if you must be verbose . . .
and verbosity is not a sin, do what the newspapers do. Don't bury the lede! Put the most important information at the beginning of the story. I had to go three-quarters of the way through your message until I found out precisely what you were upset about and what you wanted me to do about it.

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  -Americans Must Act Within 2 Weeks to Restore Their Inalienable Right to Kick the Bums Out of Office kpete  May-17-07 06:46 PM   #0 
  - I hope kpete you will re-post this tomorrow evening. For now I  snappyturtle   May-17-07 06:59 PM   #1 
  - Here's a 9 minute video about HR 811...  Kurovski   May-24-07 01:29 AM   #67 
  - If you really want to get your message across, trying being more concise.  elocs   May-17-07 06:59 PM   #2 
  - And if you must be verbose . . .  Staph   May-17-07 07:18 PM   #3 
  - Had the same problem trying to figure out why 2 weeks and what it was  Norquist Nemesis   May-18-07 10:25 AM   #18 
  - There was this guy from Switzerland I spoke to a long time ago  Selatius   May-17-07 07:22 PM   #4 
  - The intended audience for this is the average citizen who hasn't heard about election stuff  Land Shark   May-18-07 02:49 AM   #13 
  - Who's gonna read this shit?  Bronyraurus   May-17-07 08:36 PM   #5 
  - Please, put the main point in big letters at the START of the post.  tblue37   May-17-07 08:41 PM   #6 
  - I just got off work and am too tired to read it...  Suich   May-17-07 08:55 PM   #9 
  - Who watches the Watchmen?  porphyrian   May-17-07 08:43 PM   #7 
  - K & R  tom_paine   May-17-07 08:53 PM   #8 
  - Just sent a pointed letter to congress-critter,,,, quoted, liberally from this.  annabanana   May-17-07 09:04 PM   #10 
  - It took nearly 2 weeks to read this post....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz  paparush   May-17-07 09:17 PM   #11 
  - Oy!  dweller   May-17-07 10:13 PM   #12 
  - Try this...  Kurovski   May-18-07 03:50 AM   #14 
     - thanks Kurovski !  dweller   May-18-07 08:02 AM   #15 
     - Some things are better.  Kurovski   May-18-07 02:36 PM   #22 
     - K&R for the OP and this synopsis!  Karenina   May-18-07 01:47 PM   #19 
     - Thank You! I could not get through the long post. This is indeed important  Morereason   May-20-07 01:21 PM   #44 
     - Please post this as a new Topic. It is needed  Morereason   May-20-07 01:25 PM   #45 
  - K & R!  TheGoldenRule   May-18-07 10:17 AM   #16 
  - kicked and rec'd  stellanoir   May-18-07 10:25 AM   #17 
  - Your post doesn't actually SAY anything and your link doesn't work.  piedmont   May-18-07 02:05 PM   #20 
  - thank you! have read the entire piece and cannot believe the lazy-@$$  ima_sinnic   May-18-07 02:29 PM   #21 
  - Well spoken, ima_sinnic. I can't believe the ingratitude. If I'm too tired  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-18-07 04:39 PM   #25 
     - ? I don't understand "do me a favour"  ima_sinnic   May-18-07 05:36 PM   #27 
        - It looks to me like your being agreed with completely.  Kurovski   May-18-07 07:35 PM   #28 
        - On the contrary, ima_sinnic. Your post was spot on - just what the  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-19-07 04:21 PM   #37 
           - thanks--I can't believe the cluelessness in this thread  ima_sinnic   May-19-07 06:53 PM   #40 
  - Kick  Kurovski   May-18-07 02:49 PM   #23 
  - k&r  me b zola   May-18-07 03:02 PM   #24 
  - Kick.  Kurovski   May-18-07 05:27 PM   #26 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-18-07 09:32 PM   #29 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-18-07 10:18 PM   #30 
  - kick.(nt)  Kurovski   May-19-07 12:28 AM   #31 
  - "Are Americans, in fact, too lazy or stupid to defend their own freedoms anymore?"  BeHereNow   May-19-07 12:32 AM   #32 
  - An important issue- but far too lengthy a post!  Fiendish Thingy   May-19-07 01:10 AM   #33 
  - Try this...  Kurovski   May-19-07 06:52 PM   #39 
  - hmmm?  outlookin_in   May-19-07 02:36 AM   #34 
  - Lots and Lots of Words  Blackbird_Highway   May-19-07 05:04 AM   #35 
  - I'm giving you an 'F' for writing this. n/t  SaveOurDemocracy   May-19-07 07:44 AM   #36 
  - Look no further than your own post for a prime example of what's wrong with us.  greyhound1966   May-20-07 01:47 PM   #47 
  - how ignorant!  ima_sinnic   May-20-07 03:27 PM   #48 
  - Here's one of the points...  Kurovski   May-21-07 04:00 PM   #54 
     - people who are too lazy and rude to respect the sacrifices and research  ima_sinnic   May-22-07 05:03 AM   #62 
  - Kick  Kurovski   May-19-07 06:20 PM   #38 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-19-07 11:00 PM   #41 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-20-07 01:08 AM   #42 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-20-07 07:06 AM   #43 
  - The fact that this thread has sunk so quickly and so many times, is proof  greyhound1966   May-20-07 01:42 PM   #46 
  - Kick  Kurovski   May-21-07 06:03 AM   #49 
  - Kick.(nt)  Kurovski   May-21-07 02:03 PM   #50 
  - I really did try to get to the meat of this post,  Lance_Boyle   May-21-07 02:05 PM   #51 
  - The right to a free, fair, and verifiable election.  greyhound1966   May-21-07 02:29 PM   #52 
  - Apparently not really interested in knowing...  greyhound1966   May-22-07 04:54 AM   #60 
  - Point of action requested and urged in OP is as follows...  Kurovski   May-21-07 03:40 PM   #53 
  - you "tried"? do you need a remedial reading class?  ima_sinnic   May-22-07 05:00 AM   #61 
  - Please keep this kicked...thanks! (nt)  Kurovski   May-21-07 04:32 PM   #55 
  - Sure thing.  Kurovski   May-21-07 05:18 PM   #56 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-22-07 12:34 AM   #57 
  - Guy can write, right!  autorank   May-22-07 01:21 AM   #58 
     - He gives that Michael Collins a run for his money.  Kurovski   May-22-07 02:54 AM   #59 
        - Oh, promoting harmony are we;)  autorank   May-22-07 06:37 AM   #63 
           - Anything to kick a thread.  Kurovski   May-22-07 07:43 PM   #64 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-22-07 10:53 PM   #65 
  - Kick.nt  Kurovski   May-23-07 01:33 PM   #66 
  - Kick  bobthedrummer   May-24-07 08:17 PM   #68 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-24-07 11:57 PM   #69 
  - Kick  bobthedrummer   May-28-07 08:09 PM   #70 
  - Kick. (nt)  Kurovski   May-29-07 01:00 PM   #71 
  - kick  alyce douglas   May-29-07 01:09 PM   #72 
  - so why are we keeping this kicked? And exactly what changes on Thursday?  onenote   May-29-07 01:28 PM   #73 
 

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