Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby raptornx01 » Thu May 10, 2012 3:35 am

maybe, but you know what, i can over look it. i'm used to it. (hell, i've DONE it) but the ones that use it in actual speech makes me cringe.
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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby SimStars13 » Thu May 10, 2012 3:49 pm

What annoys me is when people use text speak in emails. Which are free.

I do correct them when I reply though...
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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby Tonyblack » Thu May 10, 2012 4:32 pm

SimStars13 wrote:What annoys me is when people use text speak in emails. Which are free.

I do correct them when I reply though...

I agree. To a degree I can see that a limited text message might be cheaper if shorthand is used, but not an email. That makes no sense.

Actually, if someone is sending a short text that is way below the limit of characters they are allowed, they might as well write a proper message. How much harder is it to reply 'Thanks' than 'Thnx'? :?
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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby author3 » Thu May 10, 2012 6:22 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
SimStars13 wrote:What annoys me is when people use text speak in emails. Which are free.

I do correct them when I reply though...

I agree. To a degree I can see that a limited text message might be cheaper if shorthand is used, but not an email. That makes no sense.

Actually, if someone is sending a short text that is way below the limit of characters they are allowed, they might as well write a proper message. How much harder is it to reply 'Thanks' than 'Thnx'? :?

I agree,in 2010 one of my best friends got addicted to emailing(because he didn't have a phone so this was the equivalent of texting for him) and when he started to first use the email he would write normally but then by the end of the summer he was emailing using abbreviations,thankfully his parents knew they couldn't trust him with a phone
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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby spideyGirl » Fri May 11, 2012 4:53 pm

I think there could be a good (though probably quite limited) side effect of all this. It's essentially a form of shorthand and would be quite useful when having to make notes in classes :D
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Re: Social Media makes children behave badly says TP

Postby Antiq » Wed May 16, 2012 2:21 pm

Lyke omg lolll r u srs? :D
I use some text-speak when I'm texting because I'm a reaalllly slow texter :lol: Doesn't make me illiterate or aggressive or badly behaved. Ok, I'm not a kid, but my kids are not like that either.
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