to not read posts that don't have paragraphs...
Uppatreecuppatea · 30/04/2013 21:39
If anyone is wondering why their posts don't get replies, my response is: use paragraphs.
It could be my dodgy eyesight but I just can't read one long paragraph that goes on and on.....
See how I did that?
everlong · 30/04/2013 21:41
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hermioneweasley · 30/04/2013 21:59
YANBU. text speak also puts me off. And people who have given no thought into making the situation intelligible or cutting out wholly unnecessary back story ("and then they brushed their teeth, and then they converted oxygen to carbon dioxide, and then I said 'Ooo' " etc etc)
NeoMaxiZoomDweebie · 30/04/2013 22:00
Do you read replies that don't have paragraphs though? Mine always do except when I'm being annoying and write them in a big old block of text to be annoyingly annoying...I don't do it often, just now and then and I try to punctuate correctly all the time. I think some people just don't think or care and they write as a stream of consciousness...I have been known to copy and paste an OP and adjust it into paragraphs, why don't you do that instead of having a little moan? Smilies can lighten a post with no punctuation but can also be annoying if used AS punctuation like this Or even like this Did you see what I did there I used smilies instead of full stops and things.
5318008 · 30/04/2013 22:13
I used to think this too, but have softened over the years because, you know, this site is all about inclusivity, isn't it; folk who have dyslexia, or use aids, or readers, or speakers, those with literacy difficulties, they belong here, too.
Don't be snobby, or snippy, feel the love (and knuckles - Oldies will know what I mean)
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