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Writing Posts:warning, this is a rant...

cthulhu77

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Ok...I think I have had enough of reading posts that come off like they were written by a kindergardener...please, I am begging you, use punctuation and spell at least somewhat correctly...all of us make mistakes from time to time while typing, but this "tel me wat i cn du 2 kep a bemac n a 10 gln tank" is really getting to be too much.
Dr. O'Shea commented once that it seemed that the post by a member had been written on his cellphone...beep beep...for a while it is ok...but trying to struggle through post after post of the same verbage is killing me.

Sorry if I hurt anyone's feelings...but enough is enough.

greg
 

cthulhu77

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I am not singling anyone out...especially you, Clownfish !!!! All of the people who post just need to remember that to get an answer, the question must be framed correctly!

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Greg's got a point, it is easier for some of us to read old fashioned sentences with all the vowels. It's been a while since Steve or TTF put on the grammar teacher's cap - we were due!

Clownfish, don't go away discouraged, it's not only you.

Melissa
 

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I'd have to agree with you, there are too many posts with internet slang and it makes it rather hard to read and understand. I'm no innocent either...
 
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Hell, everyone goofs up with grammer sometimes...It's just that some poeple know that what he/she wrote has tons of spelling and grammer mistakes and doesn't bother...
 
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How about keeping on the thread topics while we're at it? :wink:

I understand. I swear I almost slapped the first person who wrote at me using Haxor out of spite, like I wouldn't figure that out. I can read about six or seven languages - substituing numbers for letters can't fool me.

Well, I think we could all be arrested by the grammar police at times. I think, however, that you do make a good point.

John

"I don't want to work
I want to bang on the drum all day
I don't want to play
I just want to bang on the drum all day"

- Todd Rundgren
 

ant

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Fujisawas Sake said:
I understand. I swear I almost slapped the first person who wrote at me using Haxor out of spite, like I wouldn't figure that out. I can read about six or seven languages - substituing numbers for letters can't fool me.
Haha i agree.
 

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