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The Leica Photography Q&A Discussion Forum
This forum is for discussing Leica cameras and any associated equipment in the persuit of great
photography. You are encouraged to post any questions, or
contribute any answers, about Leica photography.
Here are some guidelines on how to keep this forum one of the most
friendly and effective discussions in the Greenspun domain:
Thanks for being a member of the Leica Photography Q&A Discussion
Forum! Please share your knowledge and experience.
- Please be nice. No explanation necessary.
- No profanity allowed. The Leica culture is diverse. Many interpret profanity as
breaking rule #1 above. Many do not. Err on the side of caution, please.
- Please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for help in posting or with hyperlinks or posting
images or whatever. I'll try to help out as soon as possible.
- Please browse around the existing new or categorized threads
before posting a new question. You may locate a similar question
and possible answers. However, this will not be a strictly enforced
rule due to the fact that searching is not all that easy. Duplicate
questions are bound to crop up from time to time. To reduce the duplication,
users might like to include hyperlinks to other pertinent threads within
consider using emoticons, e.g. :-) or ;-) or even :-( in your post
when you say something that could be taken the wrong way.
The most common one is :-) to symbolize a smiley face,
often used when writing something in jest.
Readers are less likely to be offended by remarks whose context
are ambiguous. I think this position encourages free thought with
minimized fear of being mistaken.
- Please don't type IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS (LIKE THIS) because it
appears that you ARE SHOUTING!!!! :-(
- Please try to choose the best category for your question, but
if you are unsure, just leave "I don't know" in the categorization
and I will deal with it later.
- Please use good titles. Questions with titles like "A Question" or
this question don't make it easy for forum users to find
- Please limit your posts to one topic or question. If you have two
or more topics to post, simply make them separate posts. Combining
topics into one post makes it difficult for people in the future to
find the answers. Not to pick on Fergus Hammond, but an example of what not to do is
this post that asks 3 different questions.
- FOR SALE/WANTED TO BUY posts are perfectly acceptable
as long as they are posted by a private individual, preferably a
regular forum user, and NOT any kind of retail outlet, however.
Please use appropriate titles that begin with either FS: (for "For Sale")
or WTB: (for Wanted to Buy). Please notify me when your item
has sold or you have found what you wanted to buy. This is so I can
remove the leftover thread and thus keep our forum interesting and clean.
Please do not add interesting content to FS/WTB threads, excepting questions
and answers that directly assist in either the item being sold or
purchased. The reason being that presumably, the thread will go away
when the transaction is made, and I'd hate to delete important content.
- FINALLY, please let me know your thoughts about these
guidelines, categories, and forum management in general.
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