To want everyone to stop it with the crossings out?

(158 Posts)
ChampagneTastes Tue 30-Aug-16 21:01:21

If you have something to say in a post, can you please just say it, rather than doing the intensely annoying whispering-behind-your-hand crossing out thing? I wouldn't mind so much if everyone always used it correctly but people are using it for whole paragraphs of pertinent information. It's not an effective replacement for wit.

AIBU?

Quickqu Tue 30-Aug-16 21:03:05

god yes. It really bugs me. It's so unfunny and shit.

SukeyTakeItOffAgain Tue 30-Aug-16 21:03:30

<rolls eyes> YABU

MoreCoffeeNow Tue 30-Aug-16 21:03:34

YABU
and a bit of a misery guts

LucyFuckingPevensie Tue 30-Aug-16 21:04:00

grin you know how this is going to go don't you op.

Ps yabu

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Tue 30-Aug-16 21:04:26

moany get

SecretNutellaFix Tue 30-Aug-16 21:04:29

Of course YABU, Why the hell should we it's not up to you to police how posters use certain functions

PatsHatOnTheCat Tue 30-Aug-16 21:04:35

now we'll all start doing it on your thread...because we're fuckers grin

Laiste Tue 30-Aug-16 21:04:39

whispers behind hand

yoowhoo Tue 30-Aug-16 21:05:06

YABU

WanderingTrolley1 Tue 30-Aug-16 21:05:17

Yanbu.

ToxicLadybird Tue 30-Aug-16 21:05:25

YABU

Crisscrosscranky Tue 30-Aug-16 21:06:25

YABU I wish I could use it in work emails

HerRoyalFattyness Tue 30-Aug-16 21:06:48

this is going to be a whole paragraph that says absolutely nothing and means absolutely fuck all, and gas no bearing on anything whatsoever, and I might just start typing random words like duck and elephant, maybe even yellow. I might not though

Flossiesmummy Tue 30-Aug-16 21:07:16

Sorry not sorry

ToxicLadybird Tue 30-Aug-16 21:07:50

Although people who cross out every word individually like this give me the jitters.

usual Tue 30-Aug-16 21:09:16

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Mrsmummyof1 Tue 30-Aug-16 21:09:17

I agree. So annoying and boring now! Just say what you want in the pos!

Rrross1ges Tue 30-Aug-16 21:09:25

YAB V U

StillStayingClassySanDiego Tue 30-Aug-16 21:09:41

I like a crossing out who are you, the thread police smile

Queenbean Tue 30-Aug-16 21:10:06

I agree. We still have eyes. We can still read what's being written.

Jellybean83 Tue 30-Aug-16 21:10:58

I actually find some of them quite funny, of all the things that bother me on MN, that isn't one of them so YABU.

pollyblack Tue 30-Aug-16 21:12:49

I love the crossing out, it's funny.

CafeCremeEtCroissant Tue 30-Aug-16 21:13:01

YABU

as well as boring & unoriginal

user7755 Tue 30-Aug-16 21:13:33

Queenbean that's the whole point

OP YABU

I wish there were more opportunities to do this in real life

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