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Is anyone else bothered by how very long some posts are these days? What happened to the days in which brevity was a virtue?
 

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Cyrillic said:
Is anyone else bothered by how very long some posts are these days? What happened to the days in which brevity was a virtue?
yes !!!!
 

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Cyrillic said:
Is anyone else bothered by how very long some posts are these days? What happened to the days in which brevity was a virtue?
Not really.  If they are saying something worth reading, then I will read it.  If it is useless, I ignore it.
 
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You know, I was half tempted to write a huge post on the virtue of shorter posts as a joke, but I just don't have the time.
 

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Cyrillic said:
Is anyone else bothered by how very long some posts are these days? What happened to the days in which brevity was a virtue?
I wouldn't be if they were substantive.  Alas, they are not.
 

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Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
 

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Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
 

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kelly said:
Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
LOL. If Mor has sensitive fingers, though, I don't recall him posting long narratives of self-pity about it.
 

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Jonathan Gress said:
kelly said:
Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
LOL. If Mor has sensitive fingers, though, I don't recall him posting long narratives of self-pity about it.
Self-pity?  The ladies love me. 
 

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kelly said:
Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
He said sensitive and delicate.  Not elfin and elegant.

Jonathan Gress said:
kelly said:
Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
LOL. If Mor has sensitive fingers, though, I don't recall him posting long narratives of self-pity about it.
Oh, wow!  Really? 

And They Say Firemen are Heroes: An Ode to OC.NET's Pheidippides

How does one measure such a sacrifice? 
In volume of words typed? 
In obscure rituals referenced?
In grunts emitted as each alphanumeric symbol is pounded out?
In pity parties thrown and crashed?
In disgusted posters fleeing the boards never to return?
Or by the simple truth that these things are immeasurable, or at least would take too long to measure?
O Boreas, O Pheidippides, O Duckypuss!
We who are bored to death salute thee!
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
Antonious Nikolas said:
kelly said:
Jonathan Gress said:
Is this about a certain OO poster with very sensitive and delicate fingers?
No, I don't think it's about Mor.
He said sensitive and delicate.  Not elfin and elegant.
Hey!
Mor!  I soaked in it!



ZealousZeal said:
AN, tell us how you really feel. ;)
Okay.

It's all in good fun!  I don't think any of us should take these boards or our dust ups here to seriously!  ;D
 

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I read about 3 sentences. After that, I figure whoever posted it has lost their way and it isn't worth reading further.  Sometimes, I don't even read everything I write.
 

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vamrat said:
Cyrillic said:
Is anyone else bothered by how very long some posts are these days? What happened to the days in which brevity was a virtue?
Not really.  If they are saying something worth reading, then I will read it.  If it is useless, I ignore it.
One can write long essays that are still concise and efficient with use of words. Those people I have no problem reading. It's those long, meandering essays filled with run-on sentences and that wrap the point inside so much irrelevant stuff that are the hardest to read. A 2000-word essay that captures my attention at the start, engages my attention to the end, never deviates from its main point, and uses simple sentences will be more pleasurable to read than a single run-on sentence that tries to cover everything from high Christology to the corns on my feet.
 

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Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of specific persons is cruel and needs to stop.
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
 

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Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
 

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Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
 

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After about two small paragraphs, most posts here look like this to me:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

Duis autem vel eum iriure dolor in hendrerit in vulputate velit esse molestie consequat, vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros et accumsan et iusto odio dignissim qui blandit praesent luptatum zzril delenit augue duis dolore te feugait nulla facilisi. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat.

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Consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea takimata sanctus est Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorem_ipsum
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
 

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hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
 

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kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p
Meh, throw some barbeque sauce on you, you'll do just fine.
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p

how does one know this?????
 

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DeniseDenise said:
PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p

how does one know this?????
I lick myself. (Learned it from my cat.) ;)
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
DeniseDenise said:
PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p

how does one know this? ??? ?
I lick myself. (Learned it from my cat.) ;)
There is no way I can heal from this mental horror...

 

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Joha said:
PeterTheAleut said:
DeniseDenise said:
PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p

how does one know this? ??? ?
I lick myself. (Learned it from my cat.) ;)
There is no way I can heal from this mental horror...

Looks like he's coughing up a hairball.
 

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PeterTheAleut said:
Joha said:
PeterTheAleut said:
DeniseDenise said:
PeterTheAleut said:
kelly said:
hecma925 said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Iconodule said:
PeterTheAleut said:
Look, this is not the place for us to play Dog Pile on wgw. Talking about general patterns that make the posts of many TLDR is okay, but using this thread to make fun of others is cruel and, IMO, needs to stop.
Tl;dr
Would you like me to post my request in green? I do not like what you and a couple others are doing to wgw here.
Tl; dr
Bite me.
Lol
Don't worry, it's not in green so you don't actually have to bite him (unless you want to)
I don't taste good, anyway. :p

how does one know this? ??? ?
I lick myself. (Learned it from my cat.) ;)
There is no way I can heal from this mental horror...

Looks like he's coughing up a hairball.
That would be a horror as well.
 
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