Remember the required reading everyone was supposed to do when they signed up to WS? You may recall the topic head was called, "Read this first." It gives a quick run down on Forum rules and etiquette. In particular,
This is terribly unnecessary and more than a little irritating. Lay off quoting the previous post, please.
Also, please refrain from quoting the last post. This has the effect of repeating the last thing someone says to you in a conversation before your own response (echolalia).
If you want to respond to a particular part of the previous post, simply...
... delete the unnecessary parts. When quoting any lengthy post, chop out the unnecessary bits and delete as many line breaks as possible. It makes the thread much easier to read.
I sincerely try to read everything everyone posts (not wanting to miss a single word of our clever members) but my poor ol' eyes would appreciate a little cooperation here.
Thank you all in advance.