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Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58927
11/23/05 07:42 AM
11/23/05 07:42 AM
electure  Offline
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,279
Fullerton, CA USA
Did you understand that? Not too difficult, huh?

OK, then putting dirty words in your posts with a symbol in place of one of the vowels is no different, is it? The meaning isn't changed in the slightest.
I've posted this info every couple of months now in one place or another, and it doesn't seem to be getting any better, instead I end up editing more and more posts for this kind of j*nk.
CUT IT OUT....please. This ruins some pretty good posts with good information.

Use a thesaurus, think for a minute for a different word, do something, but stop this practice. I'm going to begin sending entire posts to the trash can if it keeps up. There's no reason for this on ECN. Remember, this site is "G" rated.

Thanks [Linked Image]

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Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58928
11/23/05 11:10 AM
11/23/05 11:10 AM
lamplighter  Offline
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 101
I'm guilty of this recently.
You all have my appologies.
I will try to be more careful in the future.


Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58929
11/23/05 11:52 AM
11/23/05 11:52 AM
watthead  Offline
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 172
South Carolina
Is subtle innuendo still allowed? [Linked Image] What about blatant sarcasm? [Linked Image]

Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58930
11/23/05 01:29 PM
11/23/05 01:29 PM
Alan Belson  Offline
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France
I must predicate to being a berk on occasions with inapropriate adjectival prestidigitations , and will in future desist and refrain.


Wood work but can't!
Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58931
11/23/05 02:29 PM
11/23/05 02:29 PM
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
*eems #illy to me.

But it's not my call so I will comply.

Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58932
11/23/05 05:21 PM
11/23/05 05:21 PM
e57  Offline
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
Guilty party here....
However this tack was learned from Road Runner, and other cartoons of the 40's and 50's......

[This message has been edited by e57 (edited 11-23-2005).]

Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason
Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58933
11/23/05 07:19 PM
11/23/05 07:19 PM
Trumpy  Offline

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,260
SI,New Zealand
Very good call mate!. [Linked Image]
People here should realise that we aren't the only ones that read these Forums.
Perspective members and lurkers are reading the posts in here at the same time as you are looking at this one.
I don't want to sound insulting to anyone here, but I was always taught at school that swearing was caused by a lacking in your vocabulary.
This is an Electrical Forum, there is no reason why we should be seeing expletives here anyway.
Sure we all get a tad wound up every now and then, but that shouldn't mean putting it into words on here.
As Electure mentioned above, this Site has a G-Rating, please lets try and adhere to that.
We're all grown-ups are we not?. [Linked Image]

{Message edited to fix up UBB tagging}

[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 11-23-2005).]

Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58934
11/23/05 08:06 PM
11/23/05 08:06 PM
renosteinke  Offline
Cat Servant
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 5,316
Blue Collar Country
I once mentioned to my landlord that I was getting a thesaraus. His reply: "NO pets allowed!"

Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58935
11/23/05 08:09 PM
11/23/05 08:09 PM
Trumpy  Offline

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,260
SI,New Zealand
That's a good one John!. [Linked Image]

Re: Yo*r Att^ntion Pl%ase #58936
11/23/05 09:29 PM
11/23/05 09:29 PM
sierra electrician  Offline
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 219
North Fork, CA USA
Although we are the most intelligent trade on the job. Electricians are not very cultured people. Your expectations of us are WAY TOOOOO HIGH!
Always with the restrictions electure.

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