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Re: Top or bottom posting; does it really matter? [message #411321 is a reply to message #411305] Mon, 27 September 2021 19:25 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
Mike Spencer is currently offline  Mike Spencer
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Grant Taylor <gtaylor@tnetconsulting.net> writes:

> On 9/26/21 10:41 PM, Mike Spencer wrote:
>
>> I occasionally top-post when a previous post may be needed
>> for reference but my own contribution is essentially stand-alone
>> and not in the nature of conversation. This appears to be common
>> in business email where I find it workable and correct -- at worst a
>> "minor burden".
>
> Why would you ever reply to a message / thread with something that's
> stand-alone as opposed to starting a new thread?
>
> Your logic makes sense. But I don't understand why you would be in the
> situation you describe.

Off the top of my head, without trying to get deep or analytical...

"That reminds me of a story..."

Connected, probably on-topic but not sequential.

--
Mike Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada
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