Author Topic: how wordy can I get?  (Read 1091 times)

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guest

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how wordy can I get?
« on: July 27, 2005, 08:41:16 pm »
What is the maximum length of a post in this forum anyway?

Sadly, I think I had exceeded the length once or twice during posting and had to split the post up to get around the limit.

Somehow I'd think the limit can be changed by the admin, so I'm wondering what's Andi's current definition of overly wordy.  ;P

Andi

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2005, 01:08:45 pm »
It's actually 5500. Too less?

guest

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2005, 06:14:56 pm »
Nah, I was just curious that's all.

It's not like I run into this problem all the time, only I think maybe 2 or 3 times so far.  I'd guess that anything longer is probably better off being put into its own web page or something and just post a link to it here.

If we take 500 words as an acceptable maximum, then 5500 characters translates to max of 11 characters per word.  Since spaces and punctuation are presumably counted, this menas an average word length of 9-10 letters, which I think is above the real-world average.  In other words, 5500 characters should easily support more than 500 words in a post.

(Knowing the limit does also helps when I need to split something long into multiple posts.  I wouldn't need to keep guessing where to split.)

Conway

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2005, 09:40:41 pm »
Well dude, register and you can edit and delete your posts!

tumble_weed

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2005, 04:54:38 pm »
haha...I think Conway wins the argument there

guest

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2005, 05:06:06 pm »
Not really.  No amout of editing is going to get around the 5500 character limit as far as I can tell.

tumble_weed

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2005, 06:57:45 am »
Well you could still register anyway  B)

Offline Isu

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Nah, Changed my mind.
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2005, 05:31:12 pm »
I think Tumble' wants you to register :D

guest

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2005, 08:08:48 pm »
Heh.  Well, old habits do die hard.  Currently it is still in the process of dying, I guess.  ;P

JM

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2005, 11:07:18 pm »
You are probably the wordiest guest on the forum.

Offline DragonsLover

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2005, 11:38:12 pm »
OH COME ON GUEST, REGISTER... PLEEEAAASE!!! ;P
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Andi

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2005, 08:36:09 pm »
You could register with the name "guest". xD

tumble_weed

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2005, 12:03:24 pm »
yes, why not...i mean how hard is it to register?...

Conway

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2005, 04:58:18 pm »
I think he's already registered under a different name!  ;)

Andi

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Re: how wordy can I get?
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2005, 09:12:31 pm »
I could check this by the IP's. But right now I prefer watching Animes. xD