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Aug 31, 2011, 05:22 PM
 
I've only really noticed this phenomenon in the last few months, but for some reason it really bothers me. I know most of the population of the internet is at an equal level of literacy with the average loaf of bread but this particular trend is just enraging to me.

I keep seeing people trying to elongate words that end with a silent e by adding more of them to the end of the word. This works fine for words like Noooooooooooo! But does not work for words like Niceeeeeeeeeeee! I can see what these people are trying to do, but its retarded so if everyone on the internet could just stop it, that would be great.

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Aug 31, 2011, 05:26 PM
 
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Aug 31, 2011, 05:30 PM
 
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Aug 31, 2011, 05:36 PM
 
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Aug 31, 2011, 05:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
I've only really noticed this phenomenon in the last few months, but for some reason it really bothers me. I know most of the population of the internet is at an equal level of literacy with the average loaf of bread but this particular trend is just enraging to me.

I keep seeing people trying to elongate words that end with a silent e by adding more of them to the end of the word. This works fine for words like Noooooooooooo! But does not work for words like Niceeeeeeeeeeee! I can see what these people are trying to do, but its retarded so if everyone on the internet could just stop it, that would be great.

Also please learn the difference between lose and loose and between worse and worst.

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Aug 31, 2011, 05:37 PM
 
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!'

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Aug 31, 2011, 07:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!'

Yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
Those are both fine. I saw someone do it with the word faceeeeeeeeeeeeee earlier. What a twat.
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Aug 31, 2011, 11:21 PM
 
"I don't like it, so everyone stop."

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Aug 31, 2011, 11:31 PM
 
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Sep 1, 2011, 10:34 AM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
Those are both fine. I saw someone do it with the word faceeeeeeeeeeeeee earlier. What a twat.
Twatttttttttttttttttttttt!
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Sep 1, 2011, 10:59 AM
 
A pet peeve of mine. Idiots.
     
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Sep 1, 2011, 11:16 AM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
Twatttttttttttttttttttttt!
The t is not so bad. It still doesn't work very well but its not as bad as the e. Adding es stops them being silent and completely changing the sound of the word making it sound stupid. Faceeeeee = Facy. = Retarded.
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Sep 1, 2011, 11:30 AM
 
I prefer to say it as "twat-te-te-te-te-te-te"
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Sep 1, 2011, 12:24 PM
 
LOLeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Sep 1, 2011, 01:01 PM
 
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A pet peeve of mine. Idiots.
Yeah. Idiots are a pet peeve of mine, also.

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Sep 1, 2011, 01:25 PM
 
Originally Posted by ShortcutToMoncton View Post
I prefer to say it as "twat-te-te-te-te-te-te"
That would be more annoying, yes.
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Sep 1, 2011, 01:26 PM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
LOLeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Now you're just adding them to words that never had them in the first place? Thats a new one. And also dreadful.
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Sep 1, 2011, 01:45 PM
 
Yeseeeeeee sireeeeeeee.

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Sep 1, 2011, 02:19 PM
 
Siree(eeeeee) is an established colloquialism. Not sure where from. Southern US maybe?

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