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    [RANT]

    Just because a word has an S at the end of it because it is the plural form of a word does not mean that it needs an apostrophe. That is one of these ----> ' <---- for you illiterate bastards.

    Example:

    Fucktard (Singular. One of them.)
    Fucktards (Plural, as in a bunch of them.)
    Fucktard's (Possessive, NOT plural! The apostrophe means that you own/have something. For example, "The fucktard's ninja outfit.")

    If English is not your native language, these subtle errors can be forgiven. If you are still a teenager, and make these mistakes, then go to English class dumbas's.

    [/RANT]
    Last edited by Ryno; 10/21/2005 12:03pm, .

    #2
    You should have a ";" after the sentence, "...that it needs an apostrophe." instead of a "."

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      #3
      You left out the contraction, Pedantic Polly. As in, "This fucktard's gonna get his ass kicked if he keeps wearing that ninja suit!" Rather than, "this fucktard IS gonna get ..."
      And lo, Kano looked down upon the field and saw the multitudes. Amongst them were the disciples of Uesheba who were greatly vexed at his sayings. And Kano spake: "Do not be concerned with the mote in thy neighbor's eye, when verily thou hast a massive stick in thine ass".

      --Scrolls of Bujutsu: Chapter 5 vs 10-14.

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        #4
        Yay! Punctuation Nazis!
        :new_all_c

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          #5
          Also, for the sake of comprehensiveness, we should remember that there's a plural possessive form as well, as in "(t)he fucktards' ninja suits were smeared with blood after the fracas."

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            #6
            Instructional cartoons that might prove helpful.

            http://www.penny-arcade.com/view.php...02-10-11&res=l

            http://www.penny-arcade.com/view.php...04-11-03&res=l

            http://www.penny-arcade.com/view.php?date=2005-04-18

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              #7
              Also don't forget that it's more than apostrophes. People don't realize how important it is to just STFU.

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                #8
                I agree completely. Ettiquette is something that must not be ignored. But if you cannot conform to grammatical standards you must replace it with style. Unfortunately many posters lack either.

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                  #9
                  As long as they don't 'STFU, I am happy.

                  I appreciate the grammatical contributions to this thread.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by Ryno
                    If you are still a teenager, and make these mistakes, go to English class dumbas's.
                    that second comma is incorrectly deployed.
                    Originally posted by Hedgehogey
                    FORM AN ACROBATIC BRIDGE ACROSS OMEGA'S GOOCH
                    Originally posted by Kidspatula
                    Bleep bleep blip bloop

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                      #11
                      "The fucktard's ninja outfit." is a sentence fragment, it has no main verb.

                      "If English is not your native language, these subtle errors can be forgiven." has an unnecessary comma.

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                        #12
                        I actually think it's hilarious that people get all up in arms over grammatical error's.

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                          #13
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                          PL

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                            #14
                            That COULD be someones gimmick; Using semicolons needlessly for instance. Just start putting them wherever you want. Then like 6 months from now some noob will blast you for the over zealous use of semicolons in some vain attempt to justify thier own position by attacking you ad hominem and you can refer them back to this thread. Then they will eventually read this recommedation and realize they were pwned;

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                              #15
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