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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 01:03 AM Thread Starter
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Question for the Moderators or Admins...

So, something "funky" has been happening when I post.

What happens is:

If I type a reply to a thread in ALL CAPS

and then add this smiley

...When I see my post after posting it the caps have been removed and the smiley replaced with :d (which obviously isn't a "smiley" that can be used so it just winds up being a colon and a lower-case letter "d").
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post #2 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 01:04 AM Thread Starter
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Just trying to see if it will happen again :d
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post #3 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 01:05 AM Thread Starter
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^^^ OK - that "test post" was initially written in ALL CAPS with the smiley and then I guess the board changed it to all lower case.

Is that just so I won't get overly excited and type my reply to how cute a puppy is in ALL CAPS??? LOL
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I think its because typing in all caps can be very annoying, especially a long post! I've noticed this feature as well before, when I tried to type a short post in all caps. It does kinda stink that you can't make a post like "CUTE PUPPY!!!!" but I guess its preferable over the possibility of some essay length post in all caps!


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post #5 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:07 AM
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All caps is internet speak for shouting/yelling.
Like when you're mad and type in caps to get your point across.

I read a thread awhile back and when someone disagreed with the poster, they typed their reply in all caps. I found that incredibly rude, since it was obvious they were "yelling".

My guess is the board converts all caps to lower case automatically.

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post #6 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:23 AM
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OMG THATS SO RUDE! WHAT IF SOMEONES DEAF AND PEOPLE HAVE TO SPEAK LOUDLY
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post #7 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:25 AM
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sooo that came out in caps..what gives? lol
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post #8 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:25 AM
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ROFL!!!

In that case ...We need bigger letters too!!
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post #9 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:27 AM
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I've only had it change from caps to lower case in the title box, never in the field of the message.

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post #10 of 31 (permalink) Old 05-17-2011, 08:28 AM
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Hey thats an awesome idea!

I can read things better in big writing in dont have to squint at small words hehehe
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