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#1 SARGE

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Posted 20 May 2007 - 10:45 AM

Gentlemen,

Just a random thought here but what did you find?

Wouldn't it be better to say, "A New Constabulary Patch" or "A Flea Market Helmet" rather than "I Found This Yesterday" in the topic title? Then the reader has some idea of what you are trying to show.

I think that identifying what you aquired in the topic title would get more views from folks who might have an interest in whatever it is you found recently. ;)

Just my two-cents. :lol:

#2 Reb8

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 07:38 AM

Gentlemen,

Just a random thought here but what did you find? http://www.usmilitar...tyle_emoticons/default/think.gif

Wouldn't it be better to say, "A New Constabulary Patch" or "A Flea Market Helmet" rather than "I Found This Yesterday" in the topic title? Then the reader has some idea of what you are trying to show. http://www.usmilitar...tyle_emoticons/default/ermm.gif

I think that identifying what you aquired in the topic title would get more views from folks who might have an interest in whatever it is you found recently. ;)

Just my two-cents. :lol:

Not a bad idea Sarge

#3 Lt.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 12:02 PM

Gentlemen,

Just a random thought here but what did you find? :think:

Wouldn't it be better to say, "A New Constabulary Patch" or "A Flea Market Helmet" rather than "I Found This Yesterday" in the topic title? Then the reader has some idea of what you are trying to show. :ermm:

I think that identifying what you aquired in the topic title would get more views from folks who might have an interest in whatever it is you found recently. ;)

Just my two-cents. :lol:


Thats a good idea.

#4 Mr-X

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 09:04 PM

I agree with this one

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 06:47 PM

indeed, I usually skip over the post if it doesn't make some kind of reference in the title or subtitle, unless it's really convincing....

#6 gwb123

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 08:32 PM

Great minds think alike!

http://www.usmilitar... your post read

Unfortunately, after posting this and the discussion that followed, it seemed like the number of "Look what I found" postings doubled!

#7 teufelhunde.ret

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 05:18 AM

indeed, I usually skip over the post if it doesn't make some kind of reference in the title or subtitle, unless it's really convincing....


AGREE, and I wish more folks would use "For Sale" or "FS" at the start of their threads when they are trying to unload something...

Edited by teufelhunde.ret, 19 February 2009 - 05:19 AM.


#8 340MGBAT

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Posted 17 March 2011 - 10:34 PM

Gentlemen,

Just a random thought here but what did you find? :think:

Wouldn't it be better to say, "A New Constabulary Patch" or "A Flea Market Helmet" rather than "I Found This Yesterday" in the topic title? Then the reader has some idea of what you are trying to show. :ermm:

I think that identifying what you aquired in the topic title would get more views from folks who might have an interest in whatever it is you found recently. ;)

Just my two-cents. :lol:


COMPLETELY agree! :thumbsup:

#9 MPage

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 08:27 PM

It also helps people searching a topic.

#10 pbuchh7715

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 08:59 AM

Greetings,

Just wanted to bump this to the top; there seems to be a lot of "look what i found" subject lines as of late. Not trying to be critical of anyone's posts but I'm more likely to look if the subject line wasn't so vague. I believe others might feel the same.

Best,

Peter

#11 Bluehawk

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:07 AM

Amen! :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 09:05 AM

Just noticed this thread and I'm very guilty of these kind of headlines, will keep this in mind from now on. Makes perfect sense for searching purposes as well.



#13 Hunter Whittaker

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Posted 17 January 2015 - 09:57 AM

I'm new to this forum and have some helmets I would like to share that I have recently found but haven't figured out how to post my own topic any help would be appreciated!😁

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Posted 13 August 2015 - 12:25 PM

It has been a couple of years since this topic has been mentioned. While we know that everyone is excited regarding their "latest finds" or "haul from this weekend", it would be very helpful if you mentioned what you are posting rather than a random generic title. You may even get more hits on your post. :)

 

....Kat



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Posted 13 August 2015 - 12:43 PM

Thank you Kat

 

And yes please keep this in mind for all involved when starting your threads.

 

We all want to see the new goodies you have found, but we want to make sure we're looking in the right places and can search for them if need be.

 

thanks!

 

Daniel




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