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by Thompson
Mon Oct 03, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of Illinois Earlybird HS Tournament -- 10/1/2005
Replies: 55
Views: 73230

One word:

Cannibalism
by Thompson
Sat Sep 24, 2005 3:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

The point of grammar is to standardize and simplify the rules by which people speak in order to make the most sense to the most people. This does not mean that it is necessary for everyone in this God-forsaken country to learn the more complex aspects of this mutilated belle we call "American." What...
by Thompson
Thu Sep 22, 2005 1:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

We should.
by Thompson
Thu Sep 22, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 320025

At ACE camp: Gorgon Knot for Gordian Knot.

That was rather embarassing.
by Thompson
Sun Sep 11, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzer types
Replies: 36
Views: 20582

Buzzer types

Just curious about this, really. I'm a hand-held buzzer person, myself, but I'm sure there are dissenters among the crowd. I'm just wondering about the ratio.
by Thompson
Sun Sep 11, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzer Systems
Replies: 24
Views: 15615

I am not going to suggest any particular brand name. I am going to tell you one thing and one thing only:

HAND HELD!!!

Seriously. Those idiot desk-sitting things are annoying and not as fast for buzzes (in my personal experience).
by Thompson
Mon Sep 05, 2005 12:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

I am impressed. Few others would have noticed these "errors." This is very reassuring. Thank you.
by Thompson
Sun Aug 21, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

My main concern is that grammar is dieing everywhere you turn. I belong to an short story sharing board, and posts there (where everyone is literarily inclined in some way or another) can be incredibly painful to read. I recently edited the first paragraph of a story, correcting only large and obvio...
by Thompson
Thu Aug 11, 2005 5:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

I just find it disturbing how little most people care about grammar.
by Thompson
Wed Aug 10, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you like Grammar?
Replies: 30
Views: 15976

Do you like Grammar?

I'm really into grammar, and I was just wondering...is anyone else? Is there anyone out there who looks forward to KMO for the grammar questions? Does anyone think there should be more grammar and lit questions in regular play? Just curious.