Definitions

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  • v. To post (a reply to a message) above the quoted original message (generally regarded as poor netiquette).
  • v. To make a top-post.
  • n. A top-posted message.
  • n. An act of top-posting.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Symptom: Your correspondents use mail agents that routinely top-post, and they complain that they have to scroll down to read your replies.

    KDE UserBase - Recent changes [en]

  • (3%) 3700 [Email] Put signatures not on top in replies (thereby not forcing top-post) (3%) 7190 [Media player] music stutters while multi-tasking, especially browsing web

    Planet Maemo

  • We must remember most people don't see any problem in reading or writing top-post replies.

    Planeta Ubuntu Brasil

  • Its default settings - use HTML mail; top-post - single-handedly destroyed electronic mail.

    Personal Weblog of Joe Clark, Toronto

  • After a few months of headaches with the web UI clunkiness, ridiculous mail filter limits (only 5? for real?), embarrassing quoting (forced to top-post!), and lack of IMAP support (not even available in the paid-for edition) I decided I had enough.

    Fedora People

  • How nice? especially from the top-post in UMNO, you can say they are from Indian Muslim descendants, "mamak".

    Planet Malaysia

  • JC, please do not top-post (no, I’m not a blog owner, just a regular reader that hates the practice).oren(Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Andre Davis Confirmed to Fourth Circuit

  • (7%) 3700 Put signatures not on top in replies (thereby not forcing top-post) (+2 this week) (6%) 5480 undo/un-merge merged contacts (+3 this week) (4%) 1112 Recurrent alarms do not work reliably (-2 this week) (4%) 5824 Maximum number of pseudo terminals too low (4) (-2 this week) (3%) 1860 Won't pass through VPN

    Planet Maemo

  • Today at 13: 03.39 (1 hour ago) mamaktahir quit UMNo and asked his people to follow him to quit but he failed to do so … … … .. after few months, the thick skin mamaktahir have no better way but to eat his own words and joined back the mamak UMNo …. shame on you mamaktahir tak tau malu punya mamaktahir especially from the top-post in UMNO, you can say they are from Indian Muslim descendants, "mamak".

    Planet Malaysia

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