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The original post is very troubling to me. Based on what can someone determine that one who davens longer is being ostentatious and that his tefilos will not be answered? The poster said a”mesora” but doesn’t there have to be a makor for it. There are places in the davening where an individual can personalize. He can add the names of sick people in Refaeinu, there are tefilos in Shema Koleinu asking forgiveness for chet, and daven for parnasa, and before stepping back one can add his own bakashos. This will all make for a longer shemoneh esrai. So one is ostentatious to implore Hashem? What is the point of davening if not to have personal communion with Hashem?