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Blu Tue 12-Jun-12 12:22:54

We saw off txtspk.
My name is not @Blu
All these posts starting @PosterXX are doing my head in.
Can we just use people's names?

Blu Sun 17-Jun-12 19:48:52

And if a poster on another site told you to put your hand in the fire, you'd do that, too, NetworkGuy?

It's always used WITH the name, so just creates an extra character - what is the point?

NetworkGuy Fri 09-Nov-12 14:43:43

No, Blu, but it's not so uncommon as to be automatically banned just 'cos some people are stick in the muds don't like it. Much as with 'like', this seems to have got a vociferous group annoyed to a level above and beyond its worth.

RudolphUcker Fri 09-Nov-12 14:44:52

We saw off textspeak? Not in Aibu grin

RudolphUcker Fri 09-Nov-12 14:46:24

oooo, liking the six month pithy comeback Network guy grin
I only just saw the dates.

NetworkGuy Fri 09-Nov-12 14:49:48

It was on a laptop I packed away before I went into hospital. Had not responded earlier...

OatyBeatie Fri 09-Nov-12 15:03:22

Haha at the six-month time lag before the response. It reminds me of the start of vol. 2 of Lord of the Rings: "Aragorn sped on up the hill." I wonder just how long he was speeding up the hill between publication of vol. 1 and vol. 2. I bet he was puffed out.

RudolphUcker Fri 09-Nov-12 16:31:31

Mmm, sweaty Aragorn.

ChaosTrulyReigns Sun 11-Nov-12 23:10:21

<<passes RudolphU more accruate fingers>>

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