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While I am on the feature requests and Front Page topic it would look a lot better if it was more blog like ie: heading, brief description, readmore. If you made the front pager write the description as the price of front paging a node, and limited it to 160 chars and deducted 1 XP for every char the description went over length...... ;-)

That's not a bad idea. Well, it'd probably annoy a few people (extra effort and all that), but it would be sort of nifty to have "abstracts" for root nodes: list each node with title and abstract in section indices, and have a link to the full text. (People like me who mostly just bounce on Newest Nodes probably wouldn't notice.) If the author doesn't provide an abstract, use the first, say, 255 characters of the post.

If nothing else, that would remove the need for most "EDIT: add <readmore> tags" considerations.

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In reply to Re: Too much Front Paging by FoxtrotUniform
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