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    Posting styles - just a thought

    Hi all, I wanted to make this post and am trying to put this the best way I know how......stands back and awaits flak lol

    This is just a personal note that I hope would be taken on board by some, all of us even, I believe it'll help, certainly at least me as I get older and squint to read

    I've read some really great posts recently, some of which I've struggled to read through, mostly due to large blocks of text. I'm not going into the whole punctuation, spelling, grammar scenario, it is what it is, but.......

    As I said, some great posts I've struggled to read due to large blocks of text, all run together. These posts are interesting and informative but I want to read them, continually losing my place I personally find it difficult and have on occasion given up lol

    The thought it this, If they're spaced out as above, they're much more easily absorbed and more likely to be read. Perhaps this could help others to view more posts and some may be having the same difficulty I'm having?

    Maybe it's just me, I'm unsure, but please believe me when I say there's no offence meant, it is only a suggestion that will either be taken up or not
    Just for clarity, I've posted the same information above, below this post but in a large block so you can see what I mean

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    Hi all, I wanted to make this post and am trying to put this the best way I know how......stands back and awaits flak lol. This is just a personal note that I hope would be taken on board by some, all of us even, I believe it'll help, certainly at least me as I get older and squint to read.I've read some really great posts recently, some of which I've struggled to read through, mostly due to large blocks of text. I'm not going into the whole punctuation, spelling, grammar scenario, it is what it is, but.......As I said, some great posts I've struggled to read due to large blocks of text, all run together. These posts are interesting and informative but I want to read them, continually losing my place I personally find it difficult and have on occasion given up lol.
    The thought it this, If they're spaced out as above, they're much more easily absorbed and more likely to be read. Perhaps this could help others to view more posts and some may be having the same difficulty I'm having? Maybe it's just me, I'm unsure, but please believe me when I say there's no offence meant, it is only a suggestion that will either be taken up or not
    Just for clarity, I've posted the same information above, below this post but in a large block so you can see what I mean. Once again thanks, you'll make a happy man very old or a variation on that. Jim
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    Great post Jim,

    And even if some are not inclined to read it all, the written representation says it all.

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    Thanks Rich, just seems to make sense to me, would certainly help me, maybe others too I thought.

    BFAM? Have to ask

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC64 View Post
    Thanks Rich, just seems to make sense to me, would certainly help me, maybe others too I thought.

    BFAM? Have to ask

    Jim
    Grey matter syndrome again Jim? you've quoted it often enough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashanti View Post
    Grey matter syndrome again Jim? you've quoted it often enough

    Clue,

    You're not my sister
    Yeah yeah, got it. thanks!

    Jim
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    Agree wholeheartedly

    Great idea

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