Daddy Clanger (imc) wrote,
Daddy Clanger
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It ain't what you say it's the way that you say it

So this is probably an odd way of breaking a two-week silence, but I'm curious…

Poll #1125203 Quote!

You are posting a reply to a journal entry or comment on LiveJournal and you want to quote some of it in your reply. How do you quote it?

<blockquote>
0(0.0%)
<q>
2(3.1%)
<em>
2(3.1%)
<i>
26(40.6%)
press the Quote button
0(0.0%)
> in Usenet style
4(6.2%)
by typing quotation marks before and after it
0(0.0%)
something else
6(9.4%)

You are reading the comments to someone's journal entry. In an ideal world, quotations of the post or of previous comments should be formatted:

in italics
25(43.1%)
in a smaller (or bigger, I guess) font
0(0.0%)
in a different typeface
0(0.0%)
in a different colour
0(0.0%)
in narrower margins
1(1.7%)
> in Usenet style
3(5.2%)
with quotation marks before and after it
0(0.0%)
in the same style as the surrounding text
0(0.0%)
inline (with no paragraph breaks above or below)
0(0.0%)
in some other way
0(0.0%)
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