Tony, any way to get the post numbers back. It was quick to write: "to poster# X", or "I agree with post # Y ...". That sort of thing.
This is the way to quote somebody else : go to the message and click on the quote
radio button on the upper right corner of the text window. You can delete useless text and keep only what's important to the point.
Previewing the results by clicking on the "Preview Reply" button on the bottom of the command window before posting the final reply is strongly suggested if you are not familiar with this new bulletin board language.