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Old 10-14-2006, 03:43 AM   #1
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Look folks, I know that I may sound like a teacher you had back in school, but enough is enough. The spelling and the punctuation is starting to fall by the wayside here.

Keep in mind that this is not a chat room, nor an instant message place. This is a forum, and in order for people to help you or respond to what you are trying to get across, the people MUST understand what you are writing! You MUST use punctuation, e.g. comma'*, periods, you know those things you were taught about in Grade One.

I am not saying that every word needs to be spelled correctly, but at least attempt to make it right.
Thank you,

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Old 10-14-2006, 06:21 AM   #2
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Well said, PMom.

I also think this would be an excellent time to insist that Shadow adopt a new avatar. PMom and Shadow have now melded into the same person in my mind.
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Old 10-14-2006, 09:34 AM   #3
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Well said, PMom.

I also think this would be an excellent time to insist that Shadow adopt a new avatar. PMom and Shadow have now melded into the same person in my mind.

hmmm, yeah, maybe we could have some sort of sticky just on common courtesies, like trying to not have similar avatars or signatures so as to avoid confusion when responding to posts.
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Well said, PMom.

I also think this would be an excellent time to insist that Shadow adopt a new avatar. PMom and Shadow have now melded into the same person in my mind.
This was NO rule before and now all of a sudden it’* a problem? Funny Pmoms statement above asks people to spell and use punctuation but now people are having trouble deciphering who’* who by their Avatar?

I saw it for the first time a few days ago liked it to my cat.
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i dont really think either of these "issues" are issues. both of them are more of a "live with it" in my mind.

a person can pick their own avatar.
as for spelling, how much does that really matter? if you cant understand what someone is typing, respond saying that you cant understand them. i dont really think we need to turn this forum into an english class.

- if im out of line, let me know.
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Well said, PMom.

I also think this would be an excellent time to insist that Shadow adopt a new avatar. PMom and Shadow have now melded into the same person in my mind.

hmmm, yeah, maybe we could have some sort of sticky just on common courtesies, like trying to not have similar avatars or signatures so as to avoid confusion when responding to posts.
Maybe I will add the words Shadows Avatar over my avatar so not to confuse you big_news_1
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Agreed on the grammar.

We shouldn't have to ask somebody to restate themselves due to grammar... isn't it annoying in real life when somebody keeps mumbling?
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i dont really think either of these "issues" are issues. both of them are more of a "live with it" in my mind.

a person can pick their own avatar.
as for spelling, how much does that really matter? if you cant understand what someone is typing, respond saying that you cant understand them. i dont really think we need to turn this forum into an english class.

- if im out of line, let me know.
I agree there are worse things to worry about.
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Lol... my post was more of a joke than anything. Sorry, I needed to use some emoticons to convey my level of seriousnessocity However, I always thought the point of an avatar was to be something unique. I certainly don't think Shadow should be obligated to change anything, though. If that'* the avatar you want, go ahead and keep it.
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Lol... my post was more of a joke than anything. Sorry, I needed to use some emoticons to convey my level of seriousnessocity However, I always thought the point of an avatar was to be something unique. I certainly don't think Shadow should be obligated to change anything, though. If that'* the avatar you want, go ahead and keep it.
No problems but I will be changing it soon but cant think of one yet The one I have now I borrowed and I never had one before that.
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