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Postby Catch-up » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:49 pm

:lol: Using the differences to battle for extra Scrabble points, I love it! :D
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Postby silverstreak » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:35 pm

Only just seen your European Commision post Tony.
:lol: :lol: :lol: absolutly outstanding :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Nienna » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:44 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:That's why we have the smileys! 8)

Although maybe we do need some that get a leetle more expressive... I think Tiff's asked for a waving one and I'm missing noddies and shaking heads ones. The ones I find most therapeutic however are the 'censored' devil and the hopping mad ranting one :P


I suggest one smoking a pipe for interesting statements and/or quizzical thoughts.

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Or maybe learn binary? :evil: Nah too silly that :roll:

You're technically writing in it now! :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:18 pm

:shock: I am? :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:31 pm

0111000111100011110001010111 010101110100001111000 :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:46 pm

There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those that understand Binary and those that don't. :P
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Postby chris.ph » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:48 pm

thats worse than mine :lol:
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Postby Vena Ravenhaired » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:53 pm

I'm another person who gets her underwear in an uproar over certain words and phrases used incorrectly, especially on News Broadcasts!

I won't go into details, we could be here all night! :twisted:

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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:13 pm

A friend of mine was here earlier and talking on the phone. She said she was on "tender hooks" - I bit my tongue rather than correct her and tell her the phrase was 'tenterhooks'. My ex used to say "pacific" instead of specific - just another in a long, long list of why she's now my ex. :roll:
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Postby Straw Walker » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:31 pm

I'm not being funny but ----:evil: - Grrrrrrr!! and people who use more than 2 exclamation marks. :)
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:33 pm

Straw Walker wrote:I'm not being funny but ----:evil: - Grrrrrrr!! and people who use more than 2 exclamation marks. :)


Ahhahhahhaaahhaaahaha!!!!!

Seriously though, I used to get a newsletter where the guy writing it used to do this. It used to drive me crazy. I made my own newsletter for a Discworld envelope exchange based on this. :lol:
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Postby Tiffany » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:53 pm

Nienna wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:That's why we have the smileys! 8)

Although maybe we do need some that get a leetle more expressive... I think Tiff's asked for a waving one and I'm missing noddies and shaking heads ones. The ones I find most therapeutic however are the 'censored' devil and the hopping mad ranting one :P


I suggest one smoking a pipe for interesting statements and/or quizzical thoughts.
Jan Van Quirm wrote:Or maybe learn binary? :evil: Nah too silly that :roll:

You're technically writing in it now! :lol:




How about this one Nienna Image
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Postby poohbcarrot » Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:56 pm

Oooh! I like that one. I think I'll adopt it.

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Postby Dotsie » Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:49 am

My sister & I take the pee out of people who say "cold slaw". Although I did hear that so many people use thsi now that it's become acceptable English. *Shudder*
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Postby Catch-up » Fri Feb 20, 2009 4:08 pm

My biggest pet peeve is "irregardless." Apparently it's officially a word now, but wouldn't just "regardless" do? :?
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