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    What's up with capitalizing the first letter of every word?

    I mean people who don't capitalize at all and don't use punctuation are just lazy and sloppy. But why do some capitalize the first letter of every single word? Isn't that just more effort to make things unreadable? o__o

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    Yes, yes it is, and hurts the eyes as well as looking stupid and unreadable.


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    I'm Not Sure I Fully Understand Your Side In the Idea of Capitalising Every Single Letter After A Space.

    No, I agree with you. I'm actually a reviewer of sorts at my school, (I still get work on the Summer hols...) and a story that has every starting letter capitalised is one of the few things I point out immediately. It's surprising how many people don't see it as an issue if they've typed it out.

    You have to take everything by a case by case basis through. It's impossible to judge if they're doing it on purpose, or if they've just learnt to type like that. It can happen
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    My theory is that those people are not sure when the first letter is capitalized and therefore they capitalize every letter, just to be sure. Or then they are Germans who are used to capitalizing nouns.

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    It's just something people do...

    IT'S SLIGHTLY MORE IRRITATING THAN ALLCAPS IN MY OPINION.
    BuT nOt As AnNoYiNg As AlTeRnAtE lEtTeR cApS.

    Frankly, you should grow out of all three once you reach the age of about twelve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuore View Post
    My theory is that those people are not sure when the first letter is capitalized and therefore they capitalize every letter, just to be sure. Or then they are Germans who are used to capitalizing nouns.
    Ooo, never thought of that. I usually put up with horrible language skills when the poster/commenter is foreign to English.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkmoon
    BuT nOt As AnNoYiNg As AlTeRnAtE lEtTeR cApS.
    17 l00kz b3@u71fu|, shaddap *sniff*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis8k8 View Post
    17 l00kz b3@u71fu|, shaddap *sniff*
    But you'll never find anything as horrible as the language used in My Immortal:
    http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4719325/...mmortal_REPOST

    (rated T, so don't read it, kids)

    Let me quote one author's note:
    STOP FLAMMING DA STORY PREPZ OK! odderwize fangs 2 da goffik ppl 4 da good reveiws! FANGS AGEN RAVEN! oh yeah, BTW I don't own dis or da lyrics 4 Good Chralotte.
    Last edited by tuore; 1st September 2011 at 15:39.

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    LOL this is so bad it's amusing. (looking up quotes)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuore View Post
    But you'll never find anything as horrible as the language used in My Immortal:
    http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4719325/...mmortal_REPOST

    (rated T, so don't read it, kids)

    Let me quote one author's note:
    I cannot believe that one is not intentional. It's so bad it HAS to be intentional.

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    Maybe the forums use that form in wich if you write an entire text on capitals, it will de-capitalize every letter except the first?


    Edit: No, it doesn't they are just mental
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