O.T.I.P. (Off Topic Issues Page)

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I have noticed that it is inevitable that there are times when a post can go off topic.
I feel bad when this happens for the original poster that just wants an answer.
Was thinking that this post/page could be used for this purpose.
Champions and all that help out here can communicate to each other to help make every contributor better at this.
All one needs to do is reply with "O-Tip" so as to alert the person you want to address, to come to this post/page to discuss whatever is needed.


Thoughts??????????????

Thanks.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Posted 11 months ago

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MAthePA

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- O-Tip!
- Where?
- Gesundheit!
- Sorry. I was just practising.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Be serious please.
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MAthePA

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Well, to be serious, I can hardly imagine that a topic-starter (original poster) might seriously feel bad when his question is addressed to more public thanks to the greater number of messages, including off-topic ones. It might be a poster who does not completely understand how forum works.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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I have seen some upset posters when things are off topic. Some directed at me. A lot directed at others.
It is better to be more direct and professional.

You and I are Jokesters.

I, yes I see the need to stop the practice.

I can get carried away at times.

Points of view that are philosophical with relation to addressing issues have cropped up from time to time. Sometimes they belong on the post because they are related. Sometimes they are not.

Having a place to discuss at length ones opinion on how to better handle a situation is constructive.

I ask that for the moment that this be treated seriously.

Thanks, MtP

Ed
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MAthePA

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Oh no, please address this "You and I are Jokesters" upon others willing to be constantly treated as this. A step back, there is your success to un-invite me for further discussion here. Thanks.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Don't know what you mean.
The translation software you are using must have taken what I said and changed the meaning.
I did not say for you to step back.

All I am seeking is if the idea is plausible.

Would it be nice to have a place to discuss off topic issues.

That's all.

No More. No Less.

Thanks
Cheers.
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I'd say that's a good initiative. 
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thanks Nikolay
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thanks J.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thanks Nick B.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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So far no down voting.
Thanks go out to.......
MAthePA
Nikolay
J.
Nick
...........for your replies so far.
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Thanks Jeorj