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Carol Posted - Aug 07 2008 : 1:11:26 PM
Hi girls!
Just a quick note about using caps in your postings: We would really like everyone on our forum to use upper and lower case when you're typing both your titles and your messages. Caps are hard to read in big chunks and have the feeling of "shouting" when used on the web. We will sometimes use caps for our titles that we want you to notice, and would like to reserve the use of caps for those things alone.

Thanks everyone!

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, red wine in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and screaming 'WOO HOO, what a ride!'"
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Valkyrie922 Posted - Apr 08 2012 : 4:02:54 PM
Not to make light of a serious request, but I have a relevant story/tangent:

The other day a friend posted this quote on fb: "Therefore, we need not expect to have better states until we have better men." -Plato

I responded with: LOL

As I clicked "Submit" it dawned on me that the all-caps lol was a real throwback; it's been a decade since that style was commonplace in the world of acronyms. I often find myself Adding Emphasis by Adding Capital Letters, but (almost) NEVER all-caps.

Obviously, the "better men" thing really got me!

FarmDream Posted - Jan 18 2012 : 11:57:27 PM
Carol, thank you for this reminder. It is due every year.

~FarmDream is Farmgirl Sister #3069

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maggie14 Posted - Mar 20 2010 : 10:02:04 PM
Thank you soo much Carol! When I was really little I used only Caps and no lower case Thank you for the reminder!

Farmgirl sister #1219

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