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STOP! Grammartime [PLEASE READ!]
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STOP! Grammartime [PLEASE READ!]

No tl;dr are allowed. OK? This is a guide to good grammar and should be applied to your posts to some extent. Please note rules one, nine, three, and five. Thankyou.

This will make everyone's lives a lot easier.





THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
N00b Edition, by Hikari


It is customary in most latin languages to write in sentences. The following diagram illustrates sentences.

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1 This is a capital letter. These are used to denote the beginning of a sentence.
2. The word grammar is a non-capital noun (a common name applied to several things. Not denoted with a capital letter).
3. This is a comma. Not to be confused with a full stop, it is used when a natural pause should be added when reading, to add effect and inhale.
4. This is a clause. It comes in the middle of a sentence to add extra detail.
5. The word English is a capital noun (A name given to a very specific thing, usually a country, a person, or a language).
6. Refer to 4
7. The word sit is a verb (a doing word). These are commonly paired with an adverb (a word describing a verb) to add detail.
8. The word ugly is an adjective (A describing word). These are used to add detail, and are a staple in describing things.
9. At the end of this sentence is a full stop or period. These, or another similar symbol such as a question mark, should be added to the end of all sentences, without exception. NEVER LEAVE A SENTENCE OPEN ENDED!

Other things to remember - Quotes

If you are quoting somebody out of context and the quote is unclear, add any extra details in brackets ([ and ])
Part of this rule is the [sic] notation, which is used to denote a mistake in a quote. The following quote illustates both of these concepts.

"It [The curry]was vry [sic] good, my man."

These are mostly used in essays and debates, as when writing fiction you can change these, as it is your right. But when you are quoting someone else, it is extremely bad manners to change what they have said.






I'll add more to this later... but nobody has ANY excuse to have bad grammar now.

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Grammar is for faggets.

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|55555| Wrote:Grammar is for faggets [sic].
Which is why you illustrated perfect grammar (although not spelling) in the above post.

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Why must I end all sentences with a period.

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Hikari Wrote:
|55555| Wrote:Grammar is for faggets [sic].
Which is why you illustrated perfect grammar (although not spelling) in the above post.
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@Magikarp: Ooft, need to correct that; thankyou for pointing it out.

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Seriously though, good guide. I can't the fucked to follow all of them though.

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While I agree with this, I hate it when some people post about something, and they have less-than-stellar grammar, and half of the forum just rapes them and completely disregards and derails the topic. Most of these posts are still understandable despite having not that great grammar.
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MM Wrote:While I agree with this, I hate it when some people post about something, and they have less-than-stellar grammar, and half of the forum just rapes them and completely disregards and derails the topic. Most of these posts are still understandable despite having not that great grammar.
Quoted for mutherfucking truth. This isn't school, so we don't need to correct everybody's grammar.

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yea if your gonna complain atleast contribute to the topic

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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For goodness' sake, classclown... I agree with 5 and MM that grammarwhoring is bad, but that's why I made the topic; So people can read this, take it in, and get on with their lives.

I am going to make an exception for this topic though. Classclown, I had you and a couple of other posters in mind when I made that topic, because it's tiring to read through a million posts written like that. So at least try to take some in? Like, the ending a sentence with punctuation bit? And the start with a capital letter bit? As bare basics? :3

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Grammer? Wassat? Can I eat it?

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Sorry, i know i have crappy grammar - but can i point out that number 3 is not a comma, but a semi colon?

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random_name Wrote:Sorry, i know i have crappy grammar - but can i point out that number 3 is not a comma, but a semi colon?
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random_name Wrote:Sorry, i know i have crappy grammar - but can i point out that number 3 is not a comma, but a semi colon?

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Random_name just raped the thread.
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Haha... I must have labeled them up wrong. Thanks, RD, will fix.

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Meh, twas just a comment.

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Your grammar guide wins.

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grammer is silly

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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classclown Wrote:grammer is silly

You're stupid, but you don't see me insulting you everywhere you come up.
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I lol'd!
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Considering l'm participating in a site that despises conformity, all your thread has made me want to do is deliberately post grammatically shite sentences just to annoy people like you. You know, in my country, people in a particular area threw rubbish INTO bins, until the government put up signs saying "YOU BETTER PUT YOUR RUBBISH INTO YOUR BINS OR ELSE...!" and everyone started throwing rubbish AROUND the bins.

That's what l feel like doing. l HATE being forced to do something simply "because". Or even provoked in a threatening way. Also, the people who will make an effort to post coherent grammatically correct sentences will continue to do so and those who don't, will not. Your efforts of this thread won't really amount to anything unless you threaten them with legal law threats that may affect them in real life.

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Look at the thread date.
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(05-13-2012 06:02 AM)Endeavourer Wrote:  Considering l'm participating in a site that despises conformity, all your thread has made me want to do is deliberately post grammatically shite sentences just to annoy people like you. You know, in my country, people in a particular area threw rubbish INTO bins, until the government put up signs saying "YOU BETTER PUT YOUR RUBBISH INTO YOUR BINS OR ELSE...!" and everyone started throwing rubbish AROUND the bins.

That's what l feel like doing. l HATE being forced to do something simply "because". Or even provoked in a threatening way. Also, the people who will make an effort to post coherent grammatically correct sentences will continue to do so and those who don't, will not. Your efforts of this thread won't really amount to anything unless you threaten them with legal law threats that may affect them in real life.

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At first I was impressed, and now you're starting to annoy everyone. This place is supposed to be fun AND constructive. Stop ruining it for everyone.

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(05-13-2012 06:37 AM)batboy138 Wrote:  
(05-13-2012 06:02 AM)Endeavourer Wrote:  Considering l'm participating in a site that despises conformity, all your thread has made me want to do is deliberately post grammatically shite sentences just to annoy people like you. You know, in my country, people in a particular area threw rubbish INTO bins, until the government put up signs saying "YOU BETTER PUT YOUR RUBBISH INTO YOUR BINS OR ELSE...!" and everyone started throwing rubbish AROUND the bins.

That's what l feel like doing. l HATE being forced to do something simply "because". Or even provoked in a threatening way. Also, the people who will make an effort to post coherent grammatically correct sentences will continue to do so and those who don't, will not. Your efforts of this thread won't really amount to anything unless you threaten them with legal law threats that may affect them in real life.

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At first I was impressed, and now you're starting to annoy everyone. This place is supposed to be fun AND constructive. Stop ruining it for everyone.
Really, l don't care if l annoy you. l can make the same broad assumption about you. You annoy me. If this place is supposed to be constructive, why then do l see idiotic posts calling people new fags and morons everywhere?

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because they are being newfags or morons.
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(05-13-2012 07:23 AM)SaintVicious Wrote:  because they are being newfags or morons.
Touché. Pirate2
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Everyone has their newfag and moron moments, some more than others. But soon you will come to like and value our worthless opinions.
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