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Writer's Block: That's So Cliché

Which, ahem, "internets" clichés do you wish would go away already?

morons typing LiKe ThIs, it's not cute or funny it's annoying.
and I can't stand when people type like they can't spell on purpose. My cousins do this yes they are young but it annoys the crap out of me. Do they not understand that when you are online that your spelling is the way people get an impression of you and that just makes you look dumb.
Ok yes I use chatspeak on occasion but I do not go insane about it. I use u instead of you but I do not go out of my way to use it for EVERYTHING.

I guess with this kind of question it shows my age a tad. I am not the young hip crowd anymore huh. I should be a soccer mom by now or something


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Mar. 20th, 2008 05:01 pm (UTC)
LOL. Netspeak is kind of fun, but admittedly, when something looks like it's completely in another language, that's annoying.
Mar. 20th, 2008 09:24 pm (UTC)
yea it can be. but if it's all the time and for every word. its annoying. I know I don't always capitalize stuff or whatever but i do try to use punctuation and stuff. I am sure I get annoying too but at least i can understand what I am typing to people.
Mar. 22nd, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC)
Dude I'm with you. But it might be something to do with the fact that I was once a snobby lit major :)
Mar. 22nd, 2008 08:13 pm (UTC)
aaah you were one of THOSE lol huh? I kid. Now with texting it's gotten way out of hand. I don't text so I don't use short versions of EVERY word.
Mar. 23rd, 2008 05:28 am (UTC)
Ya, me one o'those :D

I figure though that if I were to use shortened lingo there's no stopping where I'd use it, so it's best not to start in the first place, if that makes sense.

Plus, when I was younger my father used to tell me off for using Australian slang and the habit for the most part stuck.
Mar. 23rd, 2008 05:56 am (UTC)
Yea you are right... at least i don't use much chatspeak. so i am not that out of hand lol.

I hate when people are typing boy boi and seriously srsly like lyk it bugs me soooo much i can't even type any more cus i really don't know how to do it lol i'd have to get my cousins online for me to even copy it.
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