Are you dismissing my sound reasons for using quotes? See below. I really do believe it is good manners because it makes everything more clear. It helps keep me on track.John Q. Public wrote: I've seriously thought about turning it off for a few days. Nothing like having to manually type "So and so said:" to see how unnecessary it is. It should be used for clarity and that's all. It's not a Reply button. Crayegg's absolutely right.
Brooke wrote: I disagree. I think it is just good manners to post the quote you are responding to. It saves readers from looking everything up. It makes things less confusing when switching to different threads.
Another thing JQP, you are not concerned with what leads up to certain responses. I know that from the complaints I have sent to you. So, your perspective is totally different from those of us who are having discussions. You don't care - we do.