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    Haha, I just edited my post on the DOMA thread because I started to type something like "you do X" then I decided to change it to "people do X" and after I posted it I realized that it actually said "you people do X" which sounded like a nasty way to put it. You people.....

    Bonita, I'm sorry that I confused you yesterday. In fairness, I went back and looked at the times and the edit was posted 3 minutes after the original, so it's not like I waited an hour and then went back and changed it just to mix things up. So I'm sorry that it confused you, but I'm probably not going to give up my edit button anytime soon, or else I'm going to end up accidentally saying things like "you people...."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alissa_Sal View Post

    Bonita, I'm sorry that I confused you yesterday. In fairness, I went back and looked at the times and the edit was posted 3 minutes after the original, so it's not like I waited an hour and then went back and changed it just to mix things up. So I'm sorry that it confused you, but I'm probably not going to give up my edit button anytime soon, or else I'm going to end up accidentally saying things like "you people...."
    Alissa, I am not trying to point anyone out at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlyssaEimers View Post
    Alissa, I am not trying to point anyone out at all.
    Well that's ridiculous Bonita, of course you are. You are bringing up a very specific behavior- and you then go on to specifically state that two specific people did it two specific times yesterday. You clearly are talking about someone specific just not mentioning names.

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    It's not a big deal. I'm not mad/don't feel disrespected or anything. I knew I was one of them because we actually had the exchange in the DOMA debate where you said you hadn't seen my edit, but I'm not upset or anything.
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    It definitely happens from time to time -- self included. I've started a post, got interrupted and then check the thread again and find whatever I was going to respond to was changed. I've definitely experienced that "Did I just imagine xyz was said???" moments and maybe even have caused a few myself!

    Bonita, a good solution that works IS to use the quote button as suggested. Either you can quote the post with a quick note of "I have to run for now but want to respond to this later!" -- which will make certain that it saves for you... or you can right click on the quote button to open in a new window. Just keep it open and come back to post your response in that later. (I will warn you to be certain to save the quote / post in its entirety if using this second option before hitting submit. Otherwise you may find that the site has timed out your session and you lose everything. I HATE when that happens!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Potter75 View Post
    Well that's ridiculous Bonita, of course you are. You are bringing up a very specific behavior- and you then go on to specifically state that two specific people did it two specific times yesterday. You clearly are talking about someone specific just not mentioning names.
    I really didn't take it that way. Perhaps yesterday she noticed it happen twice, but could have been annoyed by it in the past. I have noticed it on occasion and as I shared, I am positive that I've gone back and changed posts before - later rereading and thinking that there was a better way to phrase the point I was trying to make. Like Alissa though, I do not wish to give up my edit button. I need it too often, particularly for typos / mistakes pre-coffee infusion!!

    Bonita, I believe that you'll find quote solution will help - if nothing more than to reassure one isn't imagining things! LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissyJ View Post
    It definitely happens from time to time -- self included. I've started a post, got interrupted and then check the thread again and find whatever I was going to respond to was changed. I've definitely experienced that "Did I just imagine xyz was said???" moments and maybe even have caused a few myself!

    Bonita, a good solution that works IS to use the quote button as suggested. Either you can quote the post with a quick note of "I have to run for now but want to respond to this later!" -- which will make certain that it saves for you... or you can right click on the quote button to open in a new window. Just keep it open and come back to post your response in that later. (I will warn you to be certain to save the quote / post in its entirety if using this second option before hitting submit. Otherwise you may find that the site has timed out your session and you lose everything. I HATE when that happens!)

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    Bonita, if i may make an observation....you respond very quickly to posts, which leads me to believe that you check more frequently here than other people. Which may be why it causes you frustration while others may not seem to understand. I think you are much more likely to read someones post in between their original and an edit than a lot of other people.

    I think on average though, most people could edit a post within 10 minutes of its original posting, possibly even more, and no one else would be none the wiser to it.

    Not saying its bad or good...just making an observation as to why it frustrates some more than others.

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