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Old 05-04-2010, 02:22 PM
 
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Nice Job? What? You need a pat on the back?

And by the way it's "You're", not "Your".
No pat needed. The ? was a typo . The 'your' was written in haste as well. BTW, if anyone ever calls you a Grammar Snob ,you just smile and tell them
'It's okay, it's a convenient trait to have when trying to avoid a serious debate.
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Ohio/Sarasota
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BTW, if anyone ever calls you a Grammar Snob ,you just smile and tell them
'It's okay, it's a convenient trait to have when trying to avoid a serious debate.
I love to debate! Now, what are we debating?

Grammar Snob, huh? That's what I get for trying to help someone out. Your (notice the correct usage) point would be better made of you used correct grammar.

Now, on to the debate!
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:37 PM
 
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I love to debate! Now, what are we debating?

Grammar Snob, huh? That's what I get for trying to help someone out. Your (notice the correct usage) point would be better made of you used correct grammar.

Now, on to the debate!
I assume you meant to say 'better made IF you used correct grammar". See what a silly waste of time pettiness can be? I will look elsewhere for debate.
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Ohio/Sarasota
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I assume you meant to say 'better made IF you used correct grammar".
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BTW, if anyone ever calls you a Grammar Snob ,you just smile and tell them
'It's okay, it's a convenient trait to have when trying to avoid a serious debate.
You knew that was coming.

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I will look elsewhere for debate.
Of course you will.
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Sarasota
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Well, getting back to the oil spill.....I'm just so sad...What a tragedy on so many levels! We will be down there in 10 days. I hope and pray that this can be contained and dealt with as naturally as possible. It's just ridiculous..
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Old 05-04-2010, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Punta Gorda and Maryland
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I love to debate! Now, what are we debating?

Grammar Snob, huh? That's what I get for trying to help someone out. Your (notice the correct usage) point would be better (((((made of you)))) used correct grammar.

Now, on to the debate!

Shouldn't that be "if" instead of "of"

LOL. Just wondering, not picking - I have no ground!! I have personally made more mistakes than anyone can correct! I've also spilt more beer than most people can drink.
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Old 05-04-2010, 03:25 PM
 
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Well, getting back to the oil spill.....I'm just so sad...What a tragedy on so many levels! We will be down there in 10 days. I hope and pray that this can be contained and dealt with as naturally as possible. It's just ridiculous..
I just came across good news. Info posted by someone in the know that it could avoid the Gulf Coast of Fl as well as the Keys due to natural current flow . Sorry I don't have a link but I think it was via TBO.com.
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Old 05-04-2010, 04:47 PM
 
Location: West Coast of Florida
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I just came across good news. Info posted by someone in the know that it could avoid the Gulf Coast of Fl as well as the Keys due to natural current flow . Sorry I don't have a link but I think it was via TBO.com.
Apparently your bit of "good news" from a person "in the know" hasn't reached our local officials. Late this afternoon Sarasota County proclaimed a State of Emergency, so that all response teams would be prepared.
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Old 05-04-2010, 04:58 PM
 
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West Coast of Florida could be spared; East Coast could get the brunt of oil spill | Gainesville.com
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Old 05-04-2010, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Ohio/Sarasota
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I just came across good news. Info posted by someone in the know that it could avoid the Gulf Coast of Fl as well as the Keys due to natural current flow . Sorry I don't have a link but I think it was via TBO.com.

So the Loop Current is 35 miles from the spill. Wow.
They originally mentioned the keys and the east coast of Florida, before they said anything about the gulf side.
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