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me tinks i can rite howevr i wnt, arnt u castng judgment on ppl that cant spell proprly or dey tink dat it is esier 4 dem to cominc8 dis way.
This isn't about that... which you're correct, it's wrong. This idea is about the use of purposeful SMS/IM/net-speak short-hand for common words. teh = the pron = porn u = you m8 = mate ne1 = anyone ... and so on. If you're attempting to express yourself regarding an important concept, it stands to reason that the way you communicate (in this written medium) is the only means by which the reader can gauge your seriousness.
Originally posted by Th0r It's not right to ridicule someone just by the way the spell, type or talk.
I don't think its much to ask people to post in full English. When I see AB being used by an individual I assume I'm talking to a Chav who can't be bothered, so why should I be bothered to reply, especially when I have no idea what in gods name they are trying to say in the first place..
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Write Like You're on IRC.
A real wanker considers his time infinitely more valuable than his reader's. (You are a real wanker, aren't you?) Accordingly, don't hesitate to conserve keystrokes. Address your reader as 'u'; 'you' is time-consuming and obsolete.
Hey, if it made e.e. cummings look like a visionary, surely it'll do the same for you, right?
Unless you're trying to come across as a pretentious wanker [...] you're probably better off avoiding hyphenated words, and going with whatever looks least intelligent ("africanamerican", "e mail") when it's unavoidable.
[Messin'] up your punctuation is a conservative but effective way of exposing yourself as a retard in front of the Internet.
toss in either two, or four (or more) dots as an "ellipsis". This will come across as lazy, gutless, and flippant all at once: pure wanker.
Overuse Exclamation and Question Marks. Extra bonus points for stuffing three or four exclamation marks into the middle of a sentence. If anything that should have been an exclamation mark actually comes out as the numeral '1', you can be sure that your reader thinks you are a wanker.
Star Out Offensive Language.
Because calling her a [had to remove it] would be rude, but calling her a 'c*nt' is perfectly acceptable.
Originally posted by Th0r
It's not right to ridicule someone just by the way the spell, type or talk.
Originally posted by NygdanHe's a great little page:
How to Write Like a Wanker
Write Like You're on IRC.