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Posted 1/3/11
Probably because people are mainly to lazy to use them in forum posts. I try to use them when I can remember. Course like others I sometimes have trouble.

Are they really making novels and etc. without punctuation?
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Posted 1/3/11
It's the internet.
Not everyone will use proper grammar.
You just will have to live with it. - .-
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Posted 1/3/11
I can only come up with a few reasons as to why commas aren't used.

1-People didn't pay attention/attend English class
2-It is far too annoying to use proper grammar in forums at times
3-they just forget that they exist
4-internet gremlins sneak them in on you when typing

Hopefully i didn't just repeat the fifty people before me.
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Posted 1/22/11
I use commas where needed or else it just feels awkward....
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24 / F / USA
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Posted 1/22/11
No one cares, it's the Internet. Most people are too lazy to use proper spelling, grammar, or punctuation.
Posted 1/22/11
Think of commas as taking a breath if you're reading out loud, without the breath you're going to be gasping for breath at the end of a paragraph. They also help break up a sentence. I've seen more annoying things than not using commas though!

Thread titles like "What are you think of toys?" or some mismatching bollocks like that.
Posted 1/22/11

Chained_Angel wrote:

Think of commas as taking a breath if you're reading out loud, without the breath you're going to be gasping for breath at the end of a paragraph. They also help break up a sentence. I've seen more annoying things than not using commas though!

Thread titles like "What are you think of toys?" or some mismatching bollocks like that.


That is how I often think of them. I recently had trouble reading a translation of the Qur'án because of the lack of punctuation. I was taught to read poetry by marks of punctuation, so I found myself running out of breath or artificially inserting commas. Unless a person speaks a mile a minute without inhaling or always uses very concise sentences, I do not see how removing commas and other marks of punctuation would simulate listening to a conversation.
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Posted 1/22/11
I hate when people "misplace" commas
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