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Old 04-11-2007, 11:10 PM   #1
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has anyone besides me: the in-school, still-tries-to write-in-proper-english person noticed that not many people know how to use commas, or periods, or even freaking smilies.....I spend more time reading over the post a thousand times trying to make sense of it, than I do replying...

thought i'd point it out.
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:22 PM   #2
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I AGREE WITH YOU 100%. Let's all try to work on this so we can better understand one another, read posts faster, and move on. THANKS.
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Old 04-12-2007, 06:41 AM   #3
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yea i am guilty of this i will try harder to write the way it was designed to be done.
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Old 04-12-2007, 09:20 AM   #4
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yea i am guilty of this i will try harder to write the way it was designed to be done.
yeah, I am guilty of this. I will try harder to write the way it was designed to be done.

This is only a mild representation of the problem, there are much worse out there. Sorry I picked on you moosen. It was the closest example I could find.
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Old 04-12-2007, 10:51 AM   #5
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I too am guilty. I often times will think faster than I type, and my fingers just can't keep up :p . Once I am done, I am usually too lazy to go back and proof read what I just typed.

I will try and make a better effort.

By the way:

Effect is a noun
Affect is a verb

that is just a pet peeve of mine while we are on rants
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Old 04-12-2007, 12:57 PM   #6
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Effect is a noun
Affect is a verb

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Old 04-12-2007, 01:03 PM   #7
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Has anyone besides me: the in-school, still-tries-to write-in-proper-english person, (forgot one)noticed that not many people know how to use commas, or(not needed) periods, or even freaking smilies.....( 2 to many) I spend more time reading over the post a thousand times trying to make sense of it,(not needed) than I do replying...

Thought i'd point it out.
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Old 04-12-2007, 11:33 PM   #8
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(clears throat). I think that "2" needs to be typed out as "two"...

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unny, but I don't mean we should all become English majors, but it would be nice to be able to read what somebody is trying to tell me...
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Old 04-13-2007, 12:51 AM   #9
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Thought i'd (I'd) point it out.
... Sorry. I had to do it!
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You’re right, one threw ten spell out, 11 on up use the numbers… TAG, nice call! I am so glad all of us have a good sense of humor…

I use to be horrible at English but the um-tee-dozen English classes I was required to take in order to get my degrees sure helped out. Now I have a two pieces of paper that I paid good money for (still paying on) that state I is collage egemacated…

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Old 04-13-2007, 04:14 AM   #11
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You’re right, one threw ten spell out, 11 on up use the numbers… TAG, nice call! I am so glad all of us have a good sense of humor…

I used to be horrible at English but the um-tee-dozen English classes I was required to take in order to get my degrees sure helped out. Now I have a two pieces of paper that I paid good money for (still paying on) that state I is collage egemacated…

Sorry, just bored and tired. I figured I would help you out a little bit.
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Old 04-13-2007, 01:13 PM   #12
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Old 04-13-2007, 03:51 PM   #13
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I agree.

The one that gets me is when people type "prolly" instead of "probably".

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Old 04-13-2007, 04:27 PM   #14
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I never really noticed TOO much, but then again the Camaro is something to get excited about so of course we're all gonna misspell and misuse the punctuation. As long as no one says that 'yall' isn't a word, im happy!
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