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Old 09-14-2010, 05:38 AM
 
Location: California
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Can I ask WHY they type like that? Have seen it often enough, and as mentioned above, I skip right over it. It is extremely annoying....right along with those who type all in caps.
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Old 09-14-2010, 05:57 AM
 
Location: Hermoso y tranquilo Panamá
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Hey Peevers~! Happy Tuesday!

Our peeve for today hits close to home, since we are all on the internet... I'm sure we've seen some of this somewhere on the internet, and I don't know about you... but it does annoy me!

Today's Peeve: PeOpLE WhO tYpE LiKE ThIs.

ThAT iS haRd tO rEad. ThiNK aBOuT tHe pEoPLe oN tHE fOrUM whO hAve tO REaD yoUR pOsT... anD thEy HaVE tO reAD iT liKe tHAt!? iT's jUst NoT faIr!! FoLks... TyPE nOrmALlY!! IT mAkES iT eaSieR oN eVEryoNe!!

(Typing like that isn't as easy as it looks! Good thing I type normally 99% of the type... minus my typos and spelling mistakes! )
I have no idea HOW anyone could type like that unless they're drinkin' something reaaaaaaaaal strong, but on a 'typing' note WHAT I HATE IS WHEN PEOPLE TYPE IN ALL CAPS BECAUSE THEN I THINK THEY'RE SHOUTING AT ME.
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Old 09-14-2010, 06:34 AM
 
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There are programs that make regular type come out like that automatically. It's just a sign that it's a kid typing and, if that's the most annoying thing they do, then we'd be pretty lucky IMO it's even more duh when adults use that - and the extra symbols with stars and hearts everywhere too. But, to each his own - there are plenty of people who think using emoticons is

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Old 09-14-2010, 06:57 AM
 
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Who types like that??? Oh my eyes.
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Old 09-14-2010, 06:58 AM
 
Location: USA
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Very hard to read and thankfully I haven't received, nor read any like that.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:01 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Sorry, it's a new laptop and new glasses.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:57 AM
 
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I will sometimes post putting a few key words in bold.

It seems many posters are " skimmers" and I hate to be questioned by someone who has totally mis-read my post.
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:02 AM
 
Location: NW Indiana
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Originally Posted by Suncoast Guy View Post
Hey Peevers~! Happy Tuesday!

Our peeve for today hits close to home, since we are all on the internet... I'm sure we've seen some of this somewhere on the internet, and I don't know about you... but it does annoy me!

Today's Peeve: PeOpLE WhO tYpE LiKE ThIs.

ThAT iS haRd tO rEad. ThiNK aBOuT tHe pEoPLe oN tHE fOrUM whO hAve tO REaD yoUR pOsT... anD thEy HaVE tO reAD iT liKe tHAt!? iT's jUst NoT faIr!! FoLks... TyPE nOrmALlY!! IT mAkES iT eaSieR oN eVEryoNe!!

(Typing like that isn't as easy as it looks! Good thing I type normally 99% of the type... minus my typos and spelling mistakes! )
I, too, find this extremely annoying. Good one, SCG! And then there's the texting shorthand . . .

(I'll readily admit, though - I'm a word and grammar nerd. I know I'm in the minority. )
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Funky Town
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uH Oh!!!! I think I repped you typing like that! Sorry, SCG. I was trying to be funny, guess it didn't work!

I have been known to accidentally type with my cap lock on, while IM'ing, too.

I guess I'm just an internet faux pas waiting to happen.
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:36 AM
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I like to see it. Because then I know to skip right over it! Kids!
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