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icon8.gif  Punctuation - it exists, use it!! [message #138240] Tue, 20 September 2005 18:57 Go to next message
djmartin
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I know that English is not the first language of most of the participants to this forum, but that is no excuse for poor or non-existant punctuation.

If everyone used standard punctuation, like spaces between words and sentences, capitals for the first word of a sentence, a full-stop (period) to mark the end of a statement or a question mark to terminate a question then your requests will be more easily understood and your questions answered more clearly and quickly. Got it? Try it, it isn't that hard.

Also stop putting EVERY phrase in a new paragraph, it makes entries deep and hard to read.

Reread your entry before posting it, correct the spelling errors, expand the IM stuff, and make sure that 'code' is surrounded by 'code' tags so that any formatting is retained.

Thank you.

David

[Updated on: Mon, 27 August 2007 11:17] by Moderator

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Re: Punctuation - it exists, use it!! [message #138324 is a reply to message #138240] Wed, 21 September 2005 05:55 Go to previous message
Maaher
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Registered: December 2001
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Also,
IM speak
is not appreciated:
- It is hard to read.
- It is unprofessional.
- It doesn't show much respect towards your fellow forum members.

MHE

@David, you forgot to lock your sticky.

[Updated on: Sun, 19 February 2006 03:34]

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