Quote from The Dead WeathermanWhat? I've never seen anyone infracted for signing their posts. Is this a recent thing?
Quote from ExpiredRascalsYeah, by all means.
To comment on the subject further, I think it makes sense at times (for example: this post). I've used it both in the manner you're describing (attack or comment on each segment of a position in piecemeal), and as a way to break up distinct thoughts. I can see where you're coming from on the piecemeal approach, but I'm not certain that it's something that is never appropriate so long as the segments are broken up according to complete thoughts.
Where I think it almost always makes sense is when replying to posts like yours where there are actually two very distinct issues that have little interaction with eachother. (hence my breaking up my response in this post)
Quote from ExpiredRascalsIt's unclear to me whether you're objecting to actual multiquoting or to people breaking up individual posts into multiple posts. Regardless, as you noted I don't think it's something that site policy could solve.
As to the ban on double-posting, most subforums don't have this rule. It was certainly abolished on the site-wide level months ago, and off the top of my head I can't think of a subforum that retains it.
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Quote from the_cardfatherSo is it not acceptable for a coach to say things (to male athletes), "come on ladies my mom can run faster than you". et?