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    Where is your savior now? Lost Savior's Avatar
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    I don't mind the random mistakes (they forget to put a letter or two, can't be perfect all the time). But when they do it for every (or every other word), it's like, why? Most people have been through grade school to learn how to spell right? (again, those who's native language is not English is fine). I blame cell phone texting mostly for this corruption of the youth.
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    Grammar is there to be used
    You should use it.

    Enoch was right.


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    People say, "A forum is not school."

    I feel sorry for these people who think that things they're taught in school doesn't apply to other parts of culture. =( The point isn't that people can still understand you (and sometimes this point isn't even valid, as a lot of people can't do that.)

    Do the laws of physics not affect me in REAL life? Does 1+1 =/= 2 on a forum?

    It makes no sense for there to be a FORMAL spelling and an INFORMAL spelling of words... Why not try to make a good impression on the REAL people on the internet too. Clearly people who can spell are more liked than those who cannot. This post might be edited for being mean or something, but it's the truth. ALL "vets" can properly type. I don't know of many people who stay here who cannot use grammar. Coincidence, or sign of a lack of sophistication?

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    Aas long as its not the user beein lazy (ie usein text speak all the time)


    Appart from most the people that have posted in this thread


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    If a person writes in proper grammar it's just that much easier to read. I say, if you know how to use correct grammar and punctuation do so, make our lives a bit easier.
    Come Together.

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    It's all about communication. I you get your point across, it's fine with me. I don't care if you have good grammar or not. Although, I do find it odd that people correct grammar so much on the forum. I mean....is that something that you do in real life? Do you stop people mid-sentence, and tell them that their grammar is incorrect? I know for fact that I don't use correct grammar when speaking conversationally with my friends. Sometimes it just doesn't flow correctly. And if one of my friends corrected my grammar when we were talking, it would be kinda weird. I would probably tell them they'se straight lunchin.

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    How can I, of all people, not post to this thread?

    There's really nothing new for me to add though that hasn't already been said. Many people have already responded with my exact feelings. But I'll summarize:

    - Proper spelling and grammar make it easier to read
    - There should be no such thing as "formal" and "informal" spellings and grammar
    - Language is a tool... used properly, it facilitates communication and understanding. Used improperly, it facilitates confusion
    - Using proper spelling and grammar is a sign of respect for the reader
    - Using proper spelling and grammar demonstrates your intelligence and makes it more-likely that you will be listened-to and taken seriously
    - Abusing spelling and grammar, even if you claim to "know better" and are just doing it for shorthand, perpetuates bad form to others. The more they see spelling and grammar misused in the "real world", the more the wrong ways get ingrained in their head and the more-likely they are to make those same mistakes themselves and not "know better".

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    i dont have a problem with not using proper grammar most of the time as long as you dont look retarded or try to use proper grammar and do it incorrectly.
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    it should be used more. When people write with incorrect spellings and with terrible grammar it bothers me. They need to improve. But perfect grammar isn't neccessary. As long as I don't need to decipher the words, I'm ok.
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    Yes, I do correct speech too. Although "me" for "my" is just too damn cute.

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