I'm right here, why are you yelling!? :)

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Inspector Hammer!, Mar 6, 2002.

  1. Inspector Hammer!

    Inspector Hammer! Executive Producer

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    This is just something i'm curious about, why do some administrators always post in bold lettering? I can understand if a thread is getting out of hand, or if your warning someone to cool it, but I sometimes see it during normal discussions. Why is that?[​IMG]
     
  2. Nick Sievers

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    I just thought it was to either emphasise a point or so it gets noticed by readers. (?)
     
  3. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    I don't know which posts specifically you mean, if the are "moderation" related posts, or just general posts...

    I personally use bold, italics and underline often when explaining. I usually try to use as many examples as possible when trying to explain things-- but know many people skim--- so i put the summary points in bold at the end of each section- for clarity.

    -V
     
  4. Cees Alons

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    I only use all-bold if, as an administrator, I'm interrupting the flow of communication in the thread. Or if I want to emphasize that I think the current flow should be disrupted.

    Cees
     
  5. Patrick Sun

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    I use it as "The Voice of Mod", like Crawdaddy does, so people reading it know that I'm posting as a moderator, not as a member of the HTF.
     

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