Thread: Driveby ***???
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Old January 8, 2010, 05:34 AM   #6
BillCA
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Join Date: November 28, 2004
Location: Silicon Valley, Ca
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A drive-by post is one where the original poster ...
a) Posts a link with no relevant commentary of his own, or..
b) Simply cuts & pastes from another source without commenting.

Such as:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Example1
"Ohh, that's gonna hurt!
http://www.somesite.com/files/video.wmv
Such a post as the above invites users to a link offsite with unknown content. It could be an Ad for a non-firearms releated business or some funny video. Or a site that gives your PC a virus/trojan etc.

If you cut & paste some or all of an article, you should provide a link to the original. You should also add your comments or opinion and attempt to direct the conversation towards a specific gun-related topic.
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