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    Text typing

    Is it just me or is there an increasing amount of newer members on here who insist on typing as if they are using sms shorthand.

    It really bugs me that people cannot type full words. It is not like it is that hard to do as you have a full size keyboard with all the letters at hand.

    I am seriously thinking of adding people who insist on this type of typing to my ignore list. If they cannot take the effort to type the full proper word I dont want to have to try and work out what they are trying to say.

    Let me know how you feel or if I am out on one of my own here.

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    Your definatly not on your own here. It's got to a stage with me that if I can't read the post then I just don't bother replying. I don't even write like that when I send texts anyway

    This post needs a translation so the txt tlk kidz can read it
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    i occasionally do it, but i usually have an excuse - im on my mobile web! lol
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    i some times use the word cmptr and the number 2 for to and 1 for one.
    dos it bother people that much i think it just a bit quicker.

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    dnt no wt all 4s is ova TBH! jus lyk ali-g init! lol
    (sorry, couldnt resist)
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    if you see a post that annoys you then report it. Its against the rules of the forum and those that continue to use text typing will be removed from the forum.

    It grinds my gears massively!
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    To be honest, It dunna bother me

    Text or not, I can still understand it

    Still prefer to use proper full English
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    It takes me twice as long to read a post with text talk.


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    ive noticed recently there appears to be a lot of abbreviated text too, which i find as hard to read.... not text talk, just regional stuff
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    Yeah i have to agree too that text talk really gets on my nerves but i've come to accept it and bare it. Annoying as these may be, these people who type like it still needs help

    Just tell them in a polite way. with non of that "Here's a link to help" with the link to something like the english dictionary or an ebay link to a keyboard with the words "use the full keyboards".
    I'm sure they'll understand you can't read it and they'll (hopfully) retype it in full english lol
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