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01-04-11, 12:49 AM
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01-14-19, 03:33 PM
Re: "Keep headline language specific to aid in search functions." I've been under the impression that the headline is supposed to be the actual headline of the article, when one is posting the first bit and the url of the article. Is that incorrect?

01-14-19, 04:00 PM
No, you're right, we should see the actual headline. But sometimes and Mercola is famous for this the headline is abbreviated, or a teaser, or uses a slang or otherwise misleading term to generate interest in the story. In such cases I'd prefer you to do your own wise editing in order to reflect the actual topic. For instance, if the headline reads, "The disease that has no cure," I'd want to insert the topic (ebola) into the headline. I fact, I'd make it the first word, followed by a colon.

01-14-19, 05:59 PM
Thanks. Sounds perfect.

01-14-19, 10:48 PM
And thank you especially for something in the "rules" that needed clarification!

03-07-19, 06:21 AM
thank you for your work

03-07-19, 06:46 PM
We are a team, Gadost! Suggestions work for the good of all.