Grammar: How important is it?

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Grammar: How important is it?

Post by CPT Worm » Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:42 pm

Very. I think a course of proper puncuation and capitalization should be a requirement for joining the forum.
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Post by Gamer_V » Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:39 am

Of course it should. But it's discrimination, since not everybody can read or write, and that's mostly not a choice whether you can or can't. Opposed to smoking. People are learning by posting.

But yeah, some people...
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Post by cyb3r.god3 » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:29 am

AHHHHHH. NO WORD FILTERS, LETTER FILTERS OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. look grammar and spelling and everythin shouldnt matter aslong as its readable


(i wrote the caps because ive had bad experiences with those)
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Post by Gamer_V » Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:05 am

As lnog as it's rldaabee? Tihs is aslo rebldaae, but olny bacuese the frsit and lsat lteter are the smae.

If a post looks too crappy for me, I'm not even going to try to read it. I do this for fun, ya know.
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Post by GAMER » Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:26 am

lyk i full3 fink dat talkin lyk dis iz da bombzz!!1!one! LOLZ.

If you have time to write on a forum, you have time to do your best at grammar and spelling. I'm not saying it has to be perfect, but atleast have an attempt. Anything you say if it is written illegibly will be dismissed as an argument even if you make a good point. You have the time to edit (not like on instant chat, etc), so use it.

:) Personal pet hates: "Try <b>AND</b> do it..." (should be "to"), "I <b>seen</b> you yesterday", "I <b>done</b> my homework"... I'm a bit picky...But really, a good attempt is all that is needed. :)

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Post by The_Sinister_Mastermind » Sun Sep 17, 2006 5:38 am

I think my rant speaks for itself. ;)
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Post by nastypoisonspikes » Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:11 am

Seeing as about half of the regulars on this forum have a tenuous grasp on the use of spelling, grammar and punctuation, there'd be even less posters than there are now. Of course, it would be a utopia, and these people annoy me every time I'm on this forum, but it's not worth it. If only they'd read over their posts before they submitted them and realised they're looking like idiots otherwise ...

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Post by SpaceFans » Mon Oct 02, 2006 4:51 pm

Gamer_V wrote:Of course it should. But it's discrimination, since not everybody can read or write, and that's mostly not a choice whether you can or can't. Opposed to smoking. People are learning by posting.

But yeah, some people...

That true I can`t write that good

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