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Old 12-16-2004, 10:45 PM   #1
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Why do people always say M8 instead of easily typing m-a-t-e...I mean is it hard? Are we becoming that illiterate that we can't just use letters for our words and numbers for our numbers? Do people think its cool? I don't know it annoys me I guess. Its like we have to take a step back even on a computer.
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Old 12-17-2004, 03:43 AM   #2
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Its just shorted so you can type it quicker I guess.
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Old 12-17-2004, 04:09 AM   #3
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I think it was originally used in SMS's so people didnt have to click through numbers. But then something awful happened and the crummy language attacked computers.
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Old 12-17-2004, 03:56 PM   #4
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Well to tell you the truth, i think it's just a style.....

"Like I add after some words of wisdom".....Lol

Many people make up their own style as they go along man.... 8)
and yes it it quicker too.
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