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    A call for more descriptive thread titles!

    I would like to encourage all you fine gentlemen and -women to please consider your choice of thread titles a little more carefully.

    A good thread title should always describe what the thread is about - if the thread is a question, the thread title should be the question in short form.

    A non-descript thead title also minimizes your chances of recieving good replies and answers to your questions - as no one can see from the title of the tread what you wish to tell/show us or what answers/advice you are seeking.

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    Bravo!

    Any chance the character count shown can be tweaked? Times I've put a discriptive subject title on it, albiet a bit long, only to find the last 3-4 words are cut off in the forum...

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    I'll look into that.

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    Lightbulb

    As Jakob has previously said let's keep thread titles descriptive, it helps people in find your threads when they use the search box, then it becomes an efficient database of knowledge which is searchable for folk who visit after you.

    For example I've just renamed a thread called: Preaching to the converted? to be: Can a week under canvas reset our body clocks?
    The first title tells you nothing about the content of the thread whilst the latter does tell you what it's about.
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    I'll note this all for the future, Shug
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    Noted,Though I read them all,irrispective of title!
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