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Old 05-15-2017, 07:09 AM
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and just a suggestion -- you may want to think about things a bit more before tacking that "lol" onto your comments. It usually has an effect that is the opposite of what you intended.
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Old 05-15-2017, 07:36 AM
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I didn't see that coming!
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i didn't see that coming!
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:19 PM
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Oh man, my comment backfired I guess.

But I guess compared to most of the people on the internet who say "LOL," you're doing a pretty good job with it.
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:52 PM
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And hey, there's really nothing wrong with saying "LOL" -- as long as you know it's usually not a good idea to laugh at your own joke. Especially when you put it in writing.
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
And hey, there's really nothing wrong with saying "LOL" -- as long as you know it's usually not a good idea to laugh at your own joke. Especially when you put it in writing.
Maybe if this craptacular software allowed emojis I wouldn't have to.
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Old 05-15-2017, 02:34 PM
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Oh for sure -- emojis are a superior form of expression.
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Oh for sure -- emojis are a superior form of expression.
Yes to help convey the emotional meaning that might not be evident to those with sticks up their butts.
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Using a smiley to indicate a joke to the humor or irony challenged is one thing.

Using a "LOL" to dismiss someone after you make a superficial comment is kind of lazy -- especially if you're the only one "laughing out loud."


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Old 05-15-2017, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Using a smiley to indicate a joke to the humor or irony challenged is one thing.

Using a "LOL" to dismiss someone after you make a superficial comment is kind of lazy -- especially if you're the only one "laughing out loud."

I've been on message boards for over 20 years so I don't need any pointers on how to comment. LOL
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Old 05-15-2017, 04:10 PM
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Yes. Your experience shows, and your presence here is appreciated.

Every forum needs one member, at the very least, who just logs in and says stuff -- and you are one of those people.

Keep up the good work!
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Old 05-15-2017, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Yes. Your experience shows, and your presence here is appreciated.

Every forum needs one member, at the very least, who just logs in and says stuff -- and you are one of those people.

Keep up the good work!
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Old 05-15-2017, 05:13 PM
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20 years? Really?

Wow.
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Old 05-15-2017, 06:06 PM
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Back when it was newsgroups in them heady frontier days of cyberspace. lol
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Yeah -- no one would have looked at our house when we first bought it and thought, that's where Da Man lives.

But it did look a lot more upscale once we took the bars off the windows.
you lived in a jail?
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20 years ago. Back in 1997 when most forums were on AOL.
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[QUOTE]Myers wrote: 20 years? Really?[/QUOTE]

Wow.

Originally Posted by moonpunter View Post
Back when it was newsgroups in them heady frontier days of cyberspace. lol
Myers - bow to that net experience. Bow!
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Originally Posted by Mohican View Post
you lived in a jail?
Still do, in a way. But I'm kind of like Otis -- I can let myself in and out.
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Originally Posted by Mohican View Post
Myers - bow to that net experience. Bow!
Oh, I'm bowing.

In '97 -- I was trying to figure out how to look at porn without my folks finding out.
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Oh, I'm bowing.

In '97 -- I was trying to figure out how to look at porn without my folks finding out.


In '97 I had a Tandy computer with an 8 color monitor. Porn was almost useless.
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I don't really remember the first time I saw porn on a computer. It was around that time. I think someone at school gave it to me on a disk or a C.D. -- but I'm pretty sure they somehow got it off the internet.
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
I don't really remember the first time I saw porn on a computer. It was around that time. I think someone at school gave it to me on a disk or a C.D. -- but I'm pretty sure they somehow got it off the internet.


When I was a young teen, my dad had a stack of porno mags under his bed. So the early internet was pretty lame.
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
Yes. Your experience shows, and your presence here is appreciated.

Every forum needs one member, at the very least, who just logs in and says stuff -- and you are one of those people.

Keep up the good work!


Like old Bill at the end of the bar.
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Originally Posted by Mohican View Post
20 years ago. Back in 1997 when most forums were on AOL.
I still use my AOL email I opened in 1996
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Like old Bill at the end of the bar.
And we could probably extend a comparison with the bar to the rest of this site...
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https://yhoo.it/2qo63mz Not sure if that link will work here.
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