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Offline liug_2012

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OCD observation no. 1:
« on: January 11, 2013, 07:54:00 AM »
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WHY IS PRACTISING SPELLED WITH AN S WHEREAS MEMORIZING IS SPELLED WITH A Z? I DON'T KNOW WHAT COUNTRY I'M IN!!!

Offline j_menz

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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #1 on: January 13, 2013, 01:23:59 AM »
So that pedants everywhere are both pleased and offended in equal measure.

Oh, and try Sat-Nav; and find your caps lock, you are being shouty.
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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #2 on: January 14, 2013, 12:32:20 AM »
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WHY IS PRACTISING SPELLED WITH AN S WHEREAS MEMORIZING IS SPELLED WITH A Z? I DON'T KNOW WHAT COUNTRY I'M IN!!!
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So that pedants everywhere are both pleased and offended in equal measure.

There I was thinking that both words were standard spelling under US english.

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«Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013, 12:47:58 AM »
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There I was thinking that both words were standard spelling under US english.

And there you were being (embarrasingly) right.  :-[
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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #4 on: January 14, 2013, 12:53:02 AM »
And there you were being (embarrasingly) right.  :-[
I'll PM you next time, so that you can edit your post - swiftly avoiding the public shame.

Offline j_menz

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«Reply #5 on: January 14, 2013, 01:01:14 AM »
swiftly avoiding the public shame.

Haha. I deserve it. Should have checked the actual words, not just the endings.
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Offline ajspiano

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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #6 on: January 14, 2013, 01:03:08 AM »
Haha. I deserve it.

Well in that case..


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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #7 on: January 14, 2013, 01:05:12 AM »
Well in that case..



Hmm.. given the current bushfire situation, that could be construed as rather tasteless.
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Re: OCD observation no. 1:
«Reply #8 on: January 14, 2013, 01:14:07 AM »
Hmm.. given the current bushfire situation, that could be construed as rather tasteless.

..my apologies, I didnt know.

my current media exposure is limited to the content found here - https://www.facebook.com/IFeakingLoveScience

..I may also just be a rather tasteless person :/

...However I hope you are not anywhere near the problem spots.

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«Reply #9 on: January 14, 2013, 01:20:40 AM »
my current media exposure is limited to the content found here - https://www.facebook.com/IFeakingLoveScience

Haha, even on the internet some people clearly need to get out more.
 ;D

...Hope you are not anywhere near the problem..

I'm fine, but still.
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«Reply #10 on: January 14, 2013, 01:32:09 AM »
Haha, even on the internet some people clearly need to get out more.
 ;D

I get out plenty. The stuff gets delivered to my shiny new RSI inducing smart phone...

its the only reason I still have facebook actually.. since its mildly amusing at times among the other drivel.