Would you rather talk on a forum or in real life?
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04-18-2008, 09:06 AM
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Re: Would you rather talk on a forum or in real life?
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Emoticons are quite useful, actually.
The thing is, so much of (the English, at least) language is expressed through tone of voice that using text makes things very ambiguous indeed.
If you're a master wordsmith you can express yourself without them, but it's difficult to do so without being very wordy.
I am not a master wordsmith, so I find them very useful for conveying tone of voice.
In the future there will be no need for typing words on the Internet, I assume. We will look back in the archives and laugh at the fact we were typing right now.
It'll all be voice, or something.
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