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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Oct 2012 at 7:02pm
Interesting Link Elliemay - also interesting that it starts off with "In the past ..."
So it just goes to show how old I am. Confused
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Oct 2012 at 8:26pm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Oct 2012 at 8:27pm
LOLLOLLOL Behave.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Mar 2013 at 10:00pm
Hi folks,
Just yet a gentle reminder to our members old and new.

As you are aware, this is a multi-national site and we have many members for whom English is not their first language.

To make the site more enjoyable and fun for all, could we, the Admin Team, kindly request that members try to present posts in an easily legible form. We do appreciate that we are not all experts in English Grammar, however, it would be preferable if there was some use of capital letters and punctuation marks within your posts.

Posting only in capital letters is deemed as shouting, and we would ask you to refrain from doing this.

Also, please avoid the use of Text Talk. For those of you who are not sure what Text Talk is, it's a form of shorthand used on mobile phones when sending text messages and during instant messaging.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Mar 2013 at 11:31pm
Deja vu? I must say, StarMel, your command of written English is better than most native speakers on here. Most of us would have no clue what a predicate was!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Mar 2013 at 10:44am
Originally posted by rocdoc rocdoc wrote:

Deja vu? I must say, StarMel, your command of written English is better than most native speakers on here. Most of us would have no clue what a predicate was!

Thank you, Rocdoc Embarrassed It's always a pleasure for me to practise my writing and speaking skills. I had last English courses in university more than 7 years ago but most skills I've got at school more than 13 years ago. So I may sometimes fail using moods, tenses, and declensions or word order or meaningEmbarrassed Also I have to use dictionary sometimes when writing posts on here (shh! it's a secret!!!)Big smile
Re native speakers — maybe natives just use grammar freely and simplify written language as they do in real life.  Wink 

P.S. Btw I don't mind using text talk))) — and such bracket-smileys. I've read that they are a distinguisher of Russians as noone elsewhere uses them, is it true?) 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Mar 2013 at 1:25pm
Well if my posts dont come across as good English grammer you should hear me talk (being broad Geordie) LOLLOLLOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Mar 2013 at 1:45pm
That's it, Razaker Smile Native Brits are hardly understandable than other folks speaking English as foreign (but Americans are even worse)LOL Though it's applicable to all native speakers of all languages, I think.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 May 2013 at 9:05pm
Hi ,
Just a gentle reminder for our newer members.

As you are aware, this is a multi-national site and we have many members for whom English is not their first language.

To make the site more enjoyable and fun for all, could we, the Admin Team, kindly request that members try to present posts in an easily legible form. We do appreciate that we are not all experts in English Grammar, however, it would be preferable if there was some use of capital letters and punctuation marks within your posts.

Posting only in capital letters is deemed as shouting, and we would ask you to refrain from doing this.

Also, please avoid the use of Text Talk. For those of you who are not sure what Text Talk is, it's a form of shorthand used on mobile phones when sending text messages and during instant messaging.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2013 at 4:27pm
Aye nae bother Elliemay Ill gan canny wen posting alreet man, ha
joking in my native toungueLOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Mar 2015 at 6:55pm
Well I'm gonna do it again. Or should that read properly "I'm going to do it again"
Just so that our many new members are aware.

Hi ,
Just a gentle reminder for our newer members.

As you are aware, this is a multi-national site and we have many members for whom English is not their first language.

To make the site more enjoyable and fun for all, could we, the Admin Team, kindly request that members try to present posts in an easily legible form. We do appreciate that we are not all experts in English Grammar, however, it would be preferable if there was some use of capital letters and punctuation marks within your posts.

Posting only in capital letters is deemed as shouting, and we would ask you to refrain from doing this.

Also, please avoid the use of Text Talk. For those of you who are not sure what Text Talk is, it's a form of shorthand used on mobile phones when sending text messages and during instant messaging.

With thanks,
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