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[Sigh]

(77 Posts)
treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:14:27

Ok is it just me that finds it completely irritating to see to see posters to include [sigh] in their posts.

It reminds me of a petulant child

FeuDeSnowyRussie Mon 26-Nov-12 11:16:58

YANBU

I hate <shrugs> too, it's just so bloody rude.

Especially when done to me grin

WorraLiberty Mon 26-Nov-12 11:18:36

I find [thrush] more irritating to be honest.

TroublesomeEx Mon 26-Nov-12 11:18:45

Depends on the context, surely.

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:20:50

I've only seem to see it when a poster is trying to indicate condescension

AlienRefluxLooksLikeSnow Mon 26-Nov-12 11:21:28

[sigh] [shrug] [fucks off]

squeakytoy Mon 26-Nov-12 11:23:04

[rolls eyes]

BumpingFuglies Mon 26-Nov-12 11:23:16

[sighs]
<sticks tongue out at OP like petulant child>
<runs>

HeathRobinson Mon 26-Nov-12 11:24:24

<smears cream everywhere>

What? No! That would be silly.

LadyBeagle Mon 26-Nov-12 11:24:43

[sigh]

Meh.

It's ok.

I sigh al ot.

Maybe it's attention-seeking.

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:25:57

BumpingFuglies - you forgot the [blows a raspberry]

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:27:34

ChaosTrulyReigns - Meh is also right up there with the irritating phrases, mainly because I've caught myself doing it in RL

psychomum5 Mon 26-Nov-12 11:29:17

I use <sigh> in many thing.

Here.
FB
In my texts.

I EVEN <sigh> in RL too.

God knows how my DH puts up with me really....

Gee, thanks, theas.

<<wounded>>

wink

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Mon 26-Nov-12 11:31:48

<farts in OP's general direction>

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:33:40

PelvicFloorClenchReminder - with a posting name like yours you may need to be doing a little less of that grin

FeuDeSnowyRussie Mon 26-Nov-12 11:33:48

I'm with you OP, [sigh] is usually being used condescendingly, and [shrugs] is used to be dismissive. But not always, it does depend on context.

Peetle Mon 26-Nov-12 11:36:05

biscuit

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:38:35

Peetle - don't get me started grin

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:40:27

ThatBastardSanta - no, No, NO!

treas Mon 26-Nov-12 11:41:41

Ok so when is MN going to have a [grumpycow] icon

MrsMushroom Mon 26-Nov-12 11:43:06

It's not as annoying as cnuts* instead of cunts

Or "gavel" or "luff" or HTH!

Not as annoying as hmm though.

Although I love using it myself - it just makes me boil if anyone does it to me blush

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