[AMRadio] What is the purpose of these replies?

Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Mon Jan 21 20:47:24 EST 2008

I think it is something like hitting CTRL/S rather than SHIFT/S that causes
the problem. In some email client s CTRL/S = SEND!

Bob Macklin
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike WE0H" <we0h at yahoo.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2008 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] What is the purpose of these replies?

> I think replies like those are simple mistakes or some email client
> screwing up. It happens every so often on many email reflectors.
> Mike
> WE0H
> D. Chester wrote:
> > This has had me puzzled for a long time.
> >
> > I have noticed that very frequently someone will reply to a previous
> > message on a thread by simply quoting the entire message and adding
> > nothing new, no comments or anything.  Just the original text with ">"
> > at the beginning of every line.  No follow-up or explanation.  What is
> > the purpose of this?  Or did someone just click on the wrong button?
> >
> > I get enough junk in the inbox with replies that quote the every
> > single message in the entire thread, headers and all, along with the
> > new message. But when there isn't even a new message it really baffles
> > me.
> >
> > Don k4kyv
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