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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:25 PM
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Do multiple punctuation marks annoy you?????
Not that there is anything wrong with it, I just don't understand it!! Is it supposed to mean that the exclamation/question is really important?? Or do people just have sticky keyboards??

Another thing, why is it only question marks and exclamation points?? People don't seem to use multiple periods..
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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:27 PM
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1. We need more punctuation marks for different things.
Especially certain kinds of emphasis.

Any suggestions?
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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:47 PM
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14. What kind of emphasis?
Seriously. I was being silly with the thread, but now I'm really curious. Do two marks indicate something different than one mark?
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:28 PM
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2. what's your problem?????
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Trajan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:28 PM
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3. I use 'strange' punctuation ....
Because I used to post on sites that would cram your sentences together by eliminating the intervening spaces and line feeds .... So I would use extended ellipses, thusly ....... to ... space ... the .... phrases .... as ... I .... wished ........

It kinda got stuck .....
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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:35 PM
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8. well, I guess I was wrong about multiple periods.
:D
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:28 PM
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4. Like this?


:evilgrin:
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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:35 PM
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10. Now, that guy's gotta annoy EVERYBODY!
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Sanity Claws Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:29 PM
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5. Yes!! They do annoy me!! Satisfied??
Don't forget -- multiple colons can be painful!!!!
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expatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:31 PM
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6. surprisingly no, although I am often hypocritical, if i had a problem with
multiple punctuation points, i'd be the king of hypocrisy.
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:33 PM
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7. No it doesn't annoy me!
!!!!????!!???!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!??!!?.........................??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!.............?!?!?!?!?!?!............!?!?!?!?!....... :P
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latteromden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:35 PM
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9. Yes ..... !!!!!! Who doesn'''t it annoy??????? It annoys me......
What a silly question!!!!!

(Okay, I'm done now. :P)
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:36 PM
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11. More than three exclamations marks are a sign of a sick mind
- Terry Pratchett
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movonne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:36 PM
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12. Too bad so sad!!!!!!!!
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shanti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 07:41 PM
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13. only when my boss
puts them on notes to me *argggggh* (i'm not making this up!)
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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 08:09 PM
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15. ............................................................not really....
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