swissy_fit

People Who Put Roll-Eyes Smilies On All Their Posts

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[quote name='winkie' timestamp='1326283512' post='3229322']
..love you to. :wub:
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I thought that one was strictly reserved for threads involving Merryn Somerset Webb :lol:

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[quote name='swissy_fit' timestamp='1326276305' post='3229179']
If anyone who does it answers, perhaps knowing why you do it might help....
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I tend to do it a lot on Sheffield Forum, simply because the pitifully low level of understanding about basic economic concepts and current affairs drives me to bloomin' distraction.

On HPC I stand on the shoulders of giants, on Sheffield Forum, I [b]am [/b]the giant (yeah, I know, frightening isn't it?).

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[quote name='libspero' timestamp='1326296780' post='3229534']
I thought that one was strictly reserved for threads involving Merryn Somerset Webb :lol:
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...two's company threes a crowd. :wacko:

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[quote name='swissy_fit' timestamp='1326276305' post='3229179']
Curious to know if I'm the only person irritated by this.
To me, it makes them come across as smug and ultimately very stupid.
Or am I just bad-tempered today?

:rolleyes:

If anyone who does it answers, perhaps knowing why you do it might help....
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3 posters with the same right whinge agenda, all use an emoticon at the end of all their posts, can you guess who they are*?

We have :rolleyes: ;) and :blink:




* and which political party they work for....

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[quote name='bulltraderpt' timestamp='1326387409' post='3230552']
Historically a Labour Stronghold?
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Oddly yes.

I think the real problem is that what economic news they get is from the newspapers and TV news, which I find to be very shallow compared to what's available on the internet.

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[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0OsNom-FpQ[/media] ;)

:rolleyes: ..skip too. Edited by winkie

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[quote name='Turned Out Nice Again' timestamp='1326291194' post='3229440']
it's possible to take this place too seriously.
like worrying about post-counts
might be a sign for you to knock [b]forums[/b] on the head for a while.
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:rolleyes:

This is an example of how a smiley can be deployed to highlight poor English - in a more than slightly knobbish manner. Edited by Soon Not a Chain Retailer

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[quote name='Soon Not a Chain Retailer' timestamp='1326429882' post='3230923']

[quote name='Turned Out Nice Again' timestamp='1326291194' post='3229440']
it's possible to take this place too seriously.
like worrying about post-counts
might be a sign for you to knock [b]forums[/b] on the head for a while.
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:rolleyes:

This is an example of how a smiley can be deployed to highlight poor English - in a more than slightly knobbish manner.
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http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/forum

Spelling help

The plural of forum is usually spelled forums; the plural fora (as in the original Latin) is chiefly used when talking about a public square in an ancient Roman city.

:rolleyes:

(sample use of smiley to scorn spelling/grammar-correction fails)

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[quote name='Turned Out Nice Again' timestamp='1326458206' post='3231107']
http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/forum

Spelling help

The plural of forum is usually spelled forums; the plural fora (as in the original Latin) is chiefly used when talking about a public square in an ancient Roman city.

:rolleyes:

(sample use of smiley to scorn spelling/grammar-correction fails)
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I think you'll have needed an American-English site to find this datums. :rolleyes:

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[quote name='theboltonfury' timestamp='1326440985' post='3230947']
Like that. I saw a Darth Vader one once.
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Did you used to cruise the Gents of the Death Star, or something?

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[quote name='Soon Not a Chain Retailer' timestamp='1326464016' post='3231181']
I think you'll have needed an American-English site to find this datums. :rolleyes:
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no way josé! check the link, oxford english dictionary.
i must admit "fora" used as plural of forum is one of my pet hates. just sounds plain wrong.
as well as being wrong.
consider yourself scorned.
:rolleyes:

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[quote name='What's'isname' timestamp='1326407109' post='3230780']
[img]http://i689.photobucket.com/albums/vv251/kentperrier/huge_rolleyes.gif[/img]
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:rolleyes: Edited by SHERWICK

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[quote name='Turned Out Nice Again' timestamp='1326473525' post='3231296']
no way josé! check the link, oxford english dictionary.
i must admit "fora" used as plural of forum is one of my pet hates. just sounds plain wrong.
as well as being wrong.
consider yourself scorned.
:rolleyes:
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Poor Latin really.

Always a red flag for how expensive someone's education was.

Another one is people who use disinterested correctly, instead of thinking it means uninterested, they will have had an expensive proper education.

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[quote name='SHERWICK' timestamp='1326474033' post='3231298']
:rolleyes:
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[img]http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y21/karisma888/smileys/pukeroll.gif[/img]

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[quote name='Soon Not a Chain Retailer' timestamp='1326476844' post='3231347']
Poor Latin really.

Always a red flag for how expensive someone's education was.

Another one is people who use disinterested correctly, instead of thinking it means uninterested, they will have had an expensive proper education.
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we agree about "disinterested", that bugs me too.
but english isn't latin and "fora" isn't the english plural of "forum" for the purposes of describing internet discussion groups.
my (grammar school) education was cheap -- well free actually -- but i did get o-levels in latin, greek and english.

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[quote name='Turned Out Nice Again' timestamp='1326477388' post='3231359']
we agree about "disinterested", that bugs me too.
but english isn't latin and "fora" isn't the english plural of "forum" for the purposes of describing internet discussion groups.
my (grammar school) education was cheap -- well free actually -- but i did get o-levels in latin, greek and english.
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I can see now that this new mediums for datums has created an agendums for a consistent Latin plural rules change.

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You don't like emoticons?

Awww...

[img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img][img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img][img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img][img]http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/hug/hug.gif[/img][img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img][img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img] [img]http://www.nomeanswhatever.com/forum2/images/smilies/th_emoticon_Heart.gif[/img]

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[quote name='!EURO!' timestamp='1326641811' post='3232762']
Has this been moved to the main forum?

Where on earth do you get sent after exhausting the Off Topic forum?
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Mods

:rolleyes:

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