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Slayerhero90

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30060 on: April 04, 2013, 06:51:23 pm »

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30061 on: April 04, 2013, 08:54:35 pm »

I cannot understand people who have perfect grammar while speaking, but as soon as they touch a keyboard they appear to regress to an elementary school level of grammar. There are a lot of these people. I do not know why.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30062 on: April 04, 2013, 08:59:40 pm »

As an English grad, I can confirm I cannot fathom this phenomenon either o_O

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30063 on: April 04, 2013, 09:05:08 pm »

For me, most of the people are consistent with the level of grammar they use. Sadly, that includes the idiots.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30064 on: April 04, 2013, 09:05:22 pm »

As someone who simply enjoys the written language without any sort of academic interest in it, count me in the same group o_o;
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30065 on: April 04, 2013, 09:07:11 pm »

I cannot understand people who have perfect grammar while speaking, but as soon as they touch a keyboard they appear to regress to an elementary school level of grammar. There are a lot of these people. I do not know why.

i solve that issue by being perfectly, completely, and infallibly inconsistent

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30066 on: April 04, 2013, 09:21:21 pm »

I cannot understand people who have perfect grammar while speaking, but as soon as they touch a keyboard they appear to regress to an elementary school level of grammar. There are a lot of these people. I do not know why.

Far more annoying is the sort of person who takes a perverse pride in their refusal to use grammar in any situation involving electronic media, despite maintaining an impeccable precision in spoken and written language. For all too many persons, the use of such minor things as punctuation and capitalization somehow offend the very principles of the internet, despite the self-evident fact that omitting such is a grave insult to the ability of the eventual reader to retain comprehension or sanity.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30067 on: April 04, 2013, 09:24:28 pm »

I cannot understand people who have perfect grammar while speaking, but as soon as they touch a keyboard they appear to regress to an elementary school level of grammar. There are a lot of these people. I do not know why.

Far more annoying is the sort of person who takes a perverse pride in their refusal to use grammar in any situation involving electronic media, despite maintaining an impeccable precision in spoken and written language. For all too many persons, the use of such minor things as punctuation and capitalization somehow offend the very principles of the internet, despite the self-evident fact that omitting such is a grave insult to the ability of the eventual reader to retain comprehension or sanity.

Just as bad is the type who doesn't even consider what another is saying due to a slight lack of grammar (as in, my other way of typing).

Like here.

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30068 on: April 04, 2013, 09:30:46 pm »

I mean, I don't give a shit about having to read bad grammar. I can understand why some people don't care on the internet. I mean, I never touch the shift key in IRC.

This is mostly in reference to college papers, where people are definitely trying and still failing to reach the quality of grammar they constantly speak in.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30070 on: April 04, 2013, 09:47:12 pm »

Am I a bad person for doing things like

this for a joke i mean im not a terrible person or anything right?
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30071 on: April 04, 2013, 09:52:36 pm »

I love it when grammer nazis' get there pantys in a bunch.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30072 on: April 04, 2013, 09:53:15 pm »

I love it when grammer nazis' get there pantys in a bunch.


You spelt it wrong. >.>
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« Reply #30073 on: April 04, 2013, 09:57:08 pm »

I love it when grammer nazis' get there pantys in a bunch.


You spelt it wrong. >.>

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #30074 on: April 04, 2013, 09:57:15 pm »

I love it when grammer nazis' get there pantys in a bunch.


You spelt it wrong. >.>
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