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To wonder why so many people are putting kisses at the end of their posts.

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KellyElly Mon 23-Sep-13 10:38:06

And noone is pulling them up on it. What happened to the 'nest of vipers'. It's getting all warm and fuzzy here grin xxxxxxooooxxxxxx

I saw a 'hun' on a thread yesterday. I was lost for words!


RebeccaMumsnet England (MNHQ) Mon 23-Sep-13 10:58:51

xx grin

noisytoys Mon 23-Sep-13 10:58:57

I've noticed the x's too. They seem to go nicely with the posts written in text speak or littered with bad spelling, punctuation and grammar

FavoriteThings Mon 23-Sep-13 11:00:03

The youngsters do it. <whispers> They may be a nicer group than us older ones imo.

Buzzardbird Mon 23-Sep-13 11:00:11

Should that be a full stop at the end of your post noisy? grin

nocarsgo Mon 23-Sep-13 11:01:21

Some people think a kiss or a lol is the same as a full stop lol xx

Buzzardbird Mon 23-Sep-13 11:01:26

Ah the whipper snappers with their 'lolling' and 'what's up bruv?' grin

candycoatedwaterdrops Mon 23-Sep-13 11:06:40

I dunno hun but u do woteva feels right for u, k?? xx

noisytoys Mon 23-Sep-13 11:08:13


becsbornunderadancingstar Mon 23-Sep-13 11:08:16

I do it if I mean it - if people on a thread have been particularly kind to me and I have warm fuzzy feelings towards them then I express them with a 'x'.

I never call anyone huns though, unless I'm referring to their campaign against the Eastern Roman Empire.

TediousFool Mon 23-Sep-13 11:09:51

Lol and x is punctuation for people under 20.

KellyElly Mon 23-Sep-13 11:15:48

I do it if I mean it - if people on a thread have been particularly kind to me and I have warm fuzzy feelings towards them then I express them with a 'x'. That's not so bad. I have just noticed people putting them in randomly, like on a thread title. They must have that lovin' feeling grin

LittleMissGerardLouiseButler Mon 23-Sep-13 11:17:40

I have noticed it too, it's an evasion of the Huns <runs away screaming>

dawntigga Mon 23-Sep-13 11:21:25

Always have done.


dysfunctionallynormal Mon 23-Sep-13 19:15:40

Mmmmmm.......maybe because the rules don't state you have to write in 'proper english' with technically correct spelling,grammar,sentence construction etc..... :-D

Anyway,they look perfectly normal next to the LTB/YANBU/DC/DH/DP/OW and :-D , :-) , :-o .......

Definitely a good thing if it's silenced the nest of vipers! Lol!

Actually....wait,no! I've just posted....prepare yourself for their return! Lmao!

BOF Mon 23-Sep-13 19:21:10

The guidelines do actually suggest you avoid textspeak.

I (pleasantly, I hope) pulled someone new up on kissiness this week. It's the thin end of the wedge...

usualsuspect Mon 23-Sep-13 19:26:41

I have noticed lots of xxx too.

I don't like it much.

I don't mind a lol though.

Fenton Bosnia-Herzegovina Mon 23-Sep-13 21:08:04

I don't mind the occasional lol.

over txspkng does rather rattle my cage though.

as does too many .........!!!!!!!!!!!????......xxxxxx

WorraLiberty England Mon 23-Sep-13 21:11:27

I've noticed it too lately and assumed it was something to do with Facebook...where it seems more acceptable.

It doesn't bother me and I'd never mention it on a thread

I do however silently think it makes them come across as a bit of a sap blush

Nest0fVapors Mon 23-Sep-13 21:17:31

sorry hun xx

MoreThanWords Mon 23-Sep-13 21:22:43

Chaos put an x on a thread earlier today

Fenton Bosnia-Herzegovina Mon 23-Sep-13 21:25:03

Did she mean it though or was it twatphone?

MoreThanWords Mon 23-Sep-13 21:28:32

She thought she was texting allegedly smile

Nombrechanger Mon 23-Sep-13 21:28:51

Listen you bitches, stop with the kisses and shit or else I'll have your bloody eyes out.


<<glares at MoreThan>>


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