I feel that the nested quotes are good, because its difficult to keep scrolling up and down to find the post quoted by the post quoted by the post. Honestly, using the tags in Quotes is no harder than doing basic math. Remember the distributive rule, or Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally? Sometimes math problems with parenthecies can be difficult, but if you work it out logically with the innermost one, its not so bad, right GiC? SO with that being said, If you can solve a math problem you can do nested quotes. (what movie is this quote based on? Hint: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn).
Keep the nesting!
just like in all my other math problems, I need an example. I am not connecting what you talked about, with the example of nesting. Can you please lay it out for me?
I also don't understand what you're talking about in terms of posts within posts within posts?
Also, lets say I only want to reply to ONE of the quotes within a nest of 5 quotes...how would I do that? How would I separate them out, while keeping the one post, without it being "nested" and then the rest of the quotes being "nested" within the original nest?
Let me know if that makes sense...i'm trying to prove a point but at the same time honestly ask a question. If you can answer the question, we'll see if you can prove or disprove my point. Thanks!
This might be more for GiC's level, but ignoring the formula, how would you apply the order of operation rules to this equation? (bonus points for telling me what equation this is)
Now for the question that's more at the rest of our level:
To answer your second question, If I have 3 posts and there is no nesting, I post the most recent one quoting you. If I want to see what you were referring to, I have to look at what was quoted from the post before that. If I want to see what that person was talking about, I have to look at the post before that. Whereas, if we have nested quotes, I look at your post and I follow the entire conversation.
To answer question 3, I'd look at the beginning quote tag that has the author's name in it and keep that one, then remove the other beginning quote tags from the quotes and then remove all of the text that isn't related to the author you're quoting, and then keep one of the /Quote tags at the end.