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How can I hide the Date when I post a message

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Hi guys!
I want to post a very important message, but i want to change the date
or I rather hide it. How can i do this? is that possible? Please let me
know as soon as possible, thanks!

Nov 13 '05 #1
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By the way, the message that i want to post is a reply to one of the
google groups. Thanks in advance. I know it is a tough thing to do, but
i was just wondering if it is possible!

Nov 13 '05 #2

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Put a piece of opaque tape on the screen where the date appears.

Nov 13 '05 #3

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"Computer Architecture Student" <ni***********@gmail.com> wrote in
message news:11*********************@o13g2000cwo.googlegro ups.com...
Hi guys!
I want to post a very important message, but i want to change the date or I rather hide it. How can i do this? is that possible? Please let me know as soon as possible, thanks!


Computer Architecture Student,

Newsgroup Netiquette: http://www.mvps.org/access/netiquette.htm

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12. Don't set your computer to post from the future.

a. Posting a message with the time/date set to the future causes your
message to remain at the top of the queue in most peoples newsreader.
Therefore, it has become a common strategy to attract more attention.

b. Such posts are generally ignored, and may subject you to criticism
by the people in the newsgroup.

c. You have now been warned against doing this! Post that way at your
own peril.

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Given that changing the time is bad, I can only imagine that making it
not appear at all is worse.

If you can somehow make your time and date and time appear as all
zeroes, I think you'll get a response, but not the one you were hoping
for.
Sincerely,

Chris O.
Nov 13 '05 #4

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lylefair wrote:
Put a piece of opaque tape on the screen where the date appears.


That won't handle the scrolling though, I'd recommend sizing the window
of the newsreader so that the date is off the right hand side.
Nov 13 '05 #5

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You must also ensure that you learn to type in l33t format or your
friends won't be able to understand what you're doing.

Perhaps you should just start all messages with the subject: I want to
f*ck the whole Newsgroups system up the asshole, please help.

Ah well.

Nov 13 '05 #6

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OK GUYS! I think that all of you miunderstood me! I want to hide the
date because i have good intentions. I always abide by the etiquette
and i do not intend to abuse the newsgroup. I am facing a problem, and
hiding the date is the only thing that can help me. If you cannot
publish the procedure for the public, send me a private email or an
individual message! ALRIGHT!!!!

Nov 13 '05 #7

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"dkintheuk" <rm*******@firenet.uk.com> wrote in message
news:11**********************@g49g2000cwa.googlegr oups.com...
You must also ensure that you learn to type in l33t format or your
friends won't be able to understand what you're doing.

Perhaps you should just start all messages with the subject: I want to f*ck the whole Newsgroups system up the asshole, please help.

Ah well.


dkintheuk,

Your post responds directly to mine.

I did not respond in l33t, and neither did the OP, so I have no idea
why you brought it up.
Sincerely,

Chris O.
Nov 13 '05 #8

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"Computer Architecture Student" <ni***********@gmail.com> wrote in
message
news:11**********************@g14g2000cwa.googlegr oups.com...
OK GUYS! I think that all of you miunderstood me! I want to hide the date because i have good intentions. I always abide by the etiquette and i do not intend to abuse the newsgroup. I am facing a problem, and hiding the date is the only thing that can help me. If you cannot
publish the procedure for the public, send me a private email or an individual message! ALRIGHT!!!!


Computer Architecture Student,

There are no possible "good intentions" in accomplishing what you
have suggested.

If anyone does let you know how, please post back with their user
names.
Sincerely,

Chris O.
Nov 13 '05 #9

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'scuse I for being rude.

Was getting carried away and replied without checking what i was
doing...

The l33t thing was only me suggesting that perhaps CAS ought to
consider joining other individuals with a similar miguided mind to what
to do with their free time, apologies all round for my casual reference
there though.

I can't begin to imagine what he intends to do with a message with no
date at all included... or why.

Nov 13 '05 #10

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