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Old 11-19-2004, 06:08 PM
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Quit using fucking massive fonts in threads, arseholes. (Brief, to the point)

I browse the SDMB at work. I know I shouldn't, but I do.

Normally I can be fairly discreet about it.

But when people post huge, or even worse, huge RED words on the screen like this it kind of draws attention to my nefarious time-wasting activities.

So please cut it out.

Molto grazie.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:12 PM
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I will not... I will not... I will not...

Must... resist...
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:13 PM
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I don't see what the problem is with the particular posts lnked to in the OP. It's the ones where the huge red letters happen to spell out "FUCK" that are annoying when I'm trying to read SDMB on the sly.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:14 PM
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While you're at it, might as well pit that big huge Straight Dope logo that appears at the top of every fucking page here. The nerve!

I exercised tremendous restraint in not using huge letters for this post. But I warn you, those that come after me may be a different story altogether.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:18 PM
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Must resist temptation... must resist... must...
oh, fuck it.

Mwahahahahaha!
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:22 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:22 PM
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Were these out of line?
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:27 PM
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Stop stealing from your employer.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:30 PM
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I think people should stop doing it, not to aid people who are trying to surf, but because it's fucking annoying. It's not dramatic. It's not impressive. It's lame. Everyone's impressed you figured out how to use both the size and the color tags, but it's still lame.

In my mind, people who add enormous fonts to their posts are on the same level as those early AOL users who typed in all-caps and didn't use punctuation, quickly making an aol domain name a badge of shame across the Internet. Just say no.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:35 PM
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I did it yesterday because I was making a parody of a very popular children's book in a joke thread. For it to work, I had to use large letters during part of it just like they do in the book for it to work at all. So there you go, there are legitimate uses for it.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:38 PM
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Just in case you scrolled down quickly . . .

Quote:
Originally Posted by Liberal
Stop stealing from your employer.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:43 PM
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I must admit, I laughed out loud just at the thought of opening this thread. When it gets to be that obvious, I just skip posting the obvious.
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:49 PM
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I think people should stop doing it, not to aid people who are trying to surf, but because it's fucking annoying. It's not dramatic. It's not impressive. It's lame. Everyone's impressed you figured out how to use both the size and the color tags, but it's still lame.

In my mind, people who add enormous fonts to their posts are on the same level as those early AOL users who typed in all-caps and didn't use punctuation, quickly making an aol domain name a badge of shame across the Internet. Just say no.

So what you're saying is that you don't find this

$5p3. #337 AWESUM!!!1!11

?
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:53 PM
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Maybe all they're saying is L@@K!!!!! at me?
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:56 PM
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I must agree with the OP! I'm at home now, and laughing my ass off. But if I had been opening one of those threads at work..

Bugger the lot of ya!
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:58 PM
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Letting people know you browse at work like that is an invitation for trouble....

FURRIES ANONYMOUS
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:01 PM
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Now what's wrong with furries... on the other hand...


How to execute a bloody workplace rampage in ten easy steps
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:03 PM
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I'm sorry, but this is flat out brilliant. Bravo Liberal!


and to add my own (but nowhere near as good)


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Old 11-19-2004, 07:03 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:11 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:29 PM
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Stop stealing from your employer. *
Donít think of it as stealing, think of it as taking direct action to make up for the imbalance in what his labor is worth and what he is being compensated.

Kidding aside, I am so thankful that my employer is concerned with general results and my overall productivity and not on pointless bean counting of what I do every moment of the day.

*Quote slightly edited by Binarydrone to prevent further visual assaults.
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Colophon
I browse the SDMB at work. I know I shouldn't, but I do.

Normally I can be fairly discreet about it.

But when people post huge, or even worse, huge RED words on the screen like this it kind of draws attention to my nefarious time-wasting activities.

So please cut it out.

Molto grazie.


Scusilo, molto.
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:39 PM
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How about this?.......





I HATE MY BOSS









I WANT TO KILL
ALL THE BASTARDS
IN THIS OFFICE









YOU WILL ALL
BE SORRY









DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE DIE
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:40 PM
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Oh, man is this thread gonna be locked with a vengeance.
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:43 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Colophon
I browse the SDMB at work. I know I shouldn't, but I do.

Normally I can be fairly discreet about it.

But when people post huge, or even worse, huge RED words on the screen like this it kind of draws attention to my nefarious time-wasting activities.

So please cut it out.

Molto grazie.

ok
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:45 PM
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Well, it was tough finding something else suitable for this thread, but I'm trying.
HOW TO EMBEZZLE FROM YOUR BOSS AND NEVER GET CAUGHT.














SEX WITH DONKEYS: THE MISUNDERSTOOD FETISH.
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Old 11-19-2004, 08:07 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 08:14 PM
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ADOLF HITLER APPRECIATION SOCIETY



The Idiot's Guide to Having Wild Hot Gay Sex On Your Boss's Desk After Hours!!!


Hey guys, where's the best place to ditch a murder weapon?


Deadly Viruses to Take Down Your Company's Network

(Damn, this thread alone makes the pay-to-post worth it!)
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Old 11-19-2004, 08:24 PM
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Well, what a bunch of fucking comedians.









OK, I admit it, I laughed
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Old 11-19-2004, 08:28 PM
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Why the fuck do I bother opening this thread when all the funny stuff has been done?
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Old 11-19-2004, 08:33 PM
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We could always try to be nice....


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Old 11-19-2004, 08:52 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 09:04 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 09:05 PM
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I HATE


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Old 11-19-2004, 09:28 PM
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Old 11-19-2004, 09:35 PM
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PC LOAD LETTER?

WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT MEAN???
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Old 11-19-2004, 10:10 PM
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Fred Phelps says

"THANKS FOR YOUR TITHE!!!"
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Old 11-22-2004, 07:30 PM
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heh. This thread is most amusing.
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Old 11-22-2004, 07:40 PM
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Your best bet:
Don't tell 'em about
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Hope it doesn't kill anyone.
You are SOOOOO fucked.
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Old 11-22-2004, 07:43 PM
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Old 11-22-2004, 07:56 PM
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From Opal's Hall Of Flame: "This horse is so dead, it's holding sparkles and glitter to a piece of pasteboard on some second grader's fridge."
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Old 11-22-2004, 10:23 PM
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Old 11-22-2004, 10:30 PM
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I bet you didn't see this coming
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:59 PM
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And people thought my posting in purple was bad.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:02 PM
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And people thought my posting in purple was bad.
Don't worry, they were right.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:04 PM
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Don't worry, they were right.
Well it isn't purple now so get off me.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:06 PM
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Well it isn't purple now so get off me.
Must everything revolve around sex?
Yeesh!

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Old 12-02-2004, 11:15 PM
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Well it isn't purple now so get off me.
Black. It's the new purple.

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Old 12-03-2004, 02:35 AM
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Old 12-03-2004, 02:44 AM
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If you are at work, do not click http://www.richstevens.com/naked.swf this link. That's all the warning you get.

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