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Don't people use question marks anymore?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by cheesecake, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. cheesecake

    cheesecake Regular Member

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    Maybe it's because I'm having a bad day today, but don't people on forums use question marks anymore?

    I see post titles like:

    "forum poster with proxy support"


    I click on the post to see that the OP is actually asking if there is a forum poster available to download.

    Or the other way around: People that use question marks where there aren't supposed to be any.

    For example: "I have a question about cookie stuffing?"

    What's the deal with this? They don't know if they have a question about cookie stuffing or something?



    I know this isn't some English poetry forum, but the only way we can understand each other here is by using correct grammar.


    Anyways.. I had to get that out of my system.

    Have a nice weekend.
     
  2. fulcanelli

    fulcanelli Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeah I notice a lot of posts that seem like they are providing something when they are actually asking for it.

    It's completely misleading and it bothers me too.
     
  3. cooooookies

    cooooookies Senior Member

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    i hope that people just ignore such threads, this is so annoying
     
  4. WickednDivine

    WickednDivine Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I actually noticed this too, kind of sucks.

    Maybe we could implement a tagging system like we have in the member downloads section [GET], [REQ], etc.

    something like [QUESTION] and [HOWTO], [METHOD], respectively.
     
  5. mikie46

    mikie46 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Dont be petty cake. What do you care?
     
  6. Essential Clix

    Essential Clix Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I agree, it irks me to no end. I often take the time to correct some of these misspellings, so as not to waste other peoples' time as well.

    I guess it's just the product of the American public school system.
     
  7. hotstox

    hotstox Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    what are you talking about exactly



    Seriously though I fucking hate this shit. I catch myself hitting enter sometimes without hitting the ? first and try to squeeze it in.