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to think mn should have a 30 sec edit function

(56 Posts)
southeastastra Fri 19-Dec-14 22:50:28

please grin

usualsockpuppet3333333 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:53:12


festivefling Fri 19-Dec-14 22:53:18

you have a 'preview message' option, why not just use that?

DandyHighwayman Fri 19-Dec-14 22:54:19

Nowt wrong avec Preview Message

But am impressed ye asked nicely

Most folks go Oi HQ SORT IT

['computer says No' face]

usualsockpuppet3333333 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:54:31

Ain't nobody got time to use preview.

Mehitabel6 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:55:16

I agree- I never use the preview and only spot the mistakes afterwards. I know I could use it,but I don't want to.

usualsockpuppet3333333 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:55:27

MN don't do up to date.

[time warp]

ExitPursuedByABear Fri 19-Dec-14 22:55:50

Takes less than 30 seconds.

Just saying.

DandyHighwayman Fri 19-Dec-14 22:55:58

<presses Preview Message with gay abandon>


southeastastra Fri 19-Dec-14 22:56:53

i never use preview either and wouldn't really post if i though too hard about it. spelling and grammar mistakes are annoying though and i would like the opportunity to correct if possible, so 30 seconds would be enough time to do that.

usualsockpuppet3333333 Fri 19-Dec-14 23:04:41

It''s when you use the wrong there ,their ,they're and you know the pedants are teeth itching and starting threads about you that makes you cringe.

BaffledSomeMore Fri 19-Dec-14 23:10:24

Hmmpf. I'd need a 3 minute edit with my phone. It's throwing teenage strops these days and ignores me.

mrsfuzzy Sat 20-Dec-14 02:16:43

no one's perfect.

YellowTulips Sat 20-Dec-14 02:37:14

Yes - given I just posted about my DH BF//FF'ing himself when obviously I meant DH FF DS grin

Wow - got a 3x MN acronym there confused

daisychain01 Sat 20-Dec-14 06:22:24

You could add a request to the site stuff section?

<boring, sensible>

Andrewofgg Sat 20-Dec-14 06:44:43

Nonsense MrsFuzzy MN children are perfect, at least compared to other children!

Ifyourawizardwhydouwearglasses Sat 20-Dec-14 06:48:31

But you can't edit life southeast

<dramatic face>

CaptainAnkles Sat 20-Dec-14 06:49:30

You don't get to preview on the app

RojaGato Sat 20-Dec-14 08:14:48

It's not so much preview.

It's more I always think of something to add a few seconds afteri hit send and have to post a second time

RojaGato Sat 20-Dec-14 08:15:07

And then look like a dozy twat

MammaTJ Sat 20-Dec-14 09:02:09

You don't get to preview on the app

I do! I can also post pictures! Not quite sure why I can and others can't!

badfurday Sat 20-Dec-14 09:07:45

I agree a 30 second edit button would be handy. I don't find this site very user friendly. The ap is awful and I find the site very slow to load on any laptop/pc I use.

CakeAndWineAreAFoodGroup Sat 20-Dec-14 09:12:24

I think an "agree" or "like" button would be good so the message could say "x-number of people agree with you" smile

Not wanting the reverse, so you would see "x-number of people think you're a twat" of course grin

I don't see why you can't edit your own posts either. Other forums have that tool.

ChippingInLovesChristmasLights Sat 20-Dec-14 09:12:39

No, no a thousand times no.

Thankfully MN see it the same way fgrin

...and I say that as a new ipad owner, so plenty of mistakes and I definitely don't preview my posts.

CyclopsBee Sat 20-Dec-14 09:15:33

I read it as men need a 30 second edit confused

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