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I do wish that sometimes thread titles and/or posts would be a little more explanatory. When I read this title and only saw a link posted, I thought it was a warning post saying Flodin could not be trusted. 

 

Could we please be a little clearer with this type of post? 

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11 minutes ago, Qapla said:

I do wish that sometimes thread titles and/or posts would be a little more explanatory. When I read this title and only saw a link posted, I thought it was a warning post saying Flodin could not be trusted. 

 

Could we please be a little clearer with this type of post? 

Sorry, I tried changing the title but it was too late. 

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7 minutes ago, mserskine said:

Sorry, I tried changing the title but it was too late. 

I know the feeling ... 

 

Since it is hard (impossible) to change the title, just post a description of the link - not just the link when you post a link - it really helps

 

I try to never post only a link

 

For instance, you could have simply posted:


 

Quote

 

A new talk by Kenneth Flodin on JW Braodcasting

https://tv.jw.org/#en/video/VODProgramsEvents/pub-jwbmw_201607_2_VIDEO

 

 


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24 minutes ago, Qapla said:

I do wish that sometimes thread titles and/or posts would be a little more explanatory. When I read this title and only saw a link posted, I thought it was a warning post saying Flodin could not be trusted. 

 

Could we please be a little clearer with this type of post? 

Curious - why would that be the first thought to your mind upon reading that?  That would never occur to me...

 


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There have been some posts on this forum that included a warning about a site or person. I did not immediately place who Flodin was.

 

So, I saw "Beware of Deceit" and the name of a man

 

I almost did not even look at the post. In fact, I meant to click on a different thread but my screen refreshed and that post moved up just when I clicked. Then I saw the link but no description - I still was not sure what the thread was about. It wasn't until I looked again and saw the link was at jw.org that I decided to check it out. I often pass on posted links that do not explain where or why the link is being posted because I do not want to click on a link that takes me to a site that is loaded with cookies (or whatever) - so, unless there is some sort of description about the link - I often just hit the back button and leave the post.

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As Brother John stated:

"so, unless there is some sort of description about the link - I often just hit the back button and leave the post."

Even if description is in the Topic Header I don't often click on an unidentified link.

 

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I don't usually click on a link either but if it points to jw.org I have no issue. Plus the op usually posts videos when they show up. Guess I recognised the name as well which meant I didn't see anything possibly untoward.

 

I can see how others could be confused though. :)


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1 hour ago, Qapla said:

 

 

 I often pass on posted links that do not explain where or why the link is being posted because I do not want to click on a link that takes me to a site that is loaded with cookies (or whatever) - so, unless there is some sort of description about the link - I often just hit the back button and leave the post.

Or if a link is more than five minutes long ... *chuckles. Good morning Qapla.

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46 minutes ago, Mykyl said:

I don't usually click on a link either but if it points to jw.org I have no issue. Plus the op usually posts videos when they show up. Guess I recognised the name as well which meant I didn't see anything possibly untoward.

 

I can see how others could be confused though. :)

 

Agreed a direct link to jw.org qualifies the link without any additional wording in my opinion.

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