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Feature Request: disable 5-hyphen BBCode substitution

Would you like to have the BBCode that replaces 5 hyphens in your post with a horizontal line disabl

  • Yes. I find it to be very annoying.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • No. I like to use it.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Who did what now? (It doesn't matter to me one way or the other.)

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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mythmaster

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Some of you may have noticed that if you type 5 hyphens in a row in your post that it will be replaced with a horizontal line when you submit it.

This really bothers some people, and they would like it to stop.  So this feature request is here as a poll to see how many people would support having it disabled.

Thank you for participating.
 

cheezeerider

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I'm supporting Bearcarver on this one. He seemed pretty annoyed earlier and i want to stay on his good side. LOL
 

TulsaJeff

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Interesting.. you learn something new every day.

I can't say that it bothers me though one way or the other.. maybe if I ever wanted to type a set of 5 hyphens on purpose I guess it might
 

itsmetimd

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I won't cast an actual vote since I'm the FNG but I'm familiar with the feature and prefer it to stay as hyphens, FWIW.
 

Bearcarver

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To Jeff and anyone else who wants to see why I like to use dashes (hyphens) in my step by step instructions:

Click on "Smoked salmon" in my signature to see how I use them. A lot neater, easier to understand, and less of a PITA.

Then click on "Dried Beef" in my signature to see how I have to do it without them. Still Okay, but a pain in the gazoch! (excuse my lingo)

Bear
 

meateater

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Maybe this will work instead, just figured it out playing with the keyboard.

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Bearcarver

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Maybe this will work instead, just figured it out playing with the keyboard.

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Yeah, I was thinking of dots (periods) too, but how do I teach my finger to use something that doesn't belong there..............

Bear
 

mythmaster

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or this:

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it's only one key over
 

Bearcarver

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or this:

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it's only one key over
Yup,

And I could carve Bears with a freakin sawzall too, but I prefer Chainsaws ( a 26" Stihl Standard tip, a Stihl Quarter tip, and an Echo Dime tip).
 

mythmaster

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lol, you know I haven't voted yet, right?


but since you're so dang stubborn about it, I'll support your cause.
 

scarbelly

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I am with ya Bear -but do me a favor and keep the cover on them chainsaws til ya get em outside
 

pops6927

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Yeah, I was thinking of dots (periods) too, but how do I teach my finger to use something that doesn't belong there..............

Bear
That's easy... have a stroke, you get to teach them all over again any way you like!
 
 

Bearcarver

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That's easy... have a stroke, you get to teach them all over again any way you like!
 
LOL---Good point Pops, but I still wouldn't teach them to type the wrong thing. It would still be hyphens where hyphens belong.
 

tjohnson

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Got your back My Friend

TJ
 

towers

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I voted "Yes" even though this is my first post. I have never tried to type any post before so obviously I have not run into the problem with the hyphen thing but, Bear is my Dad and my ear is still bleeding from hearing him yelling about it on the phone. 

Oh and by the way I know Bear better then all of you guys so knowing how much this bothers him, I can tell you if he found out that the guy in mythmasters picture was to blame for the hyphens changing into a line he better be willing to use that shotgun instead of just holding it up to look tough.
 

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