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View Poll Results: What is your favorite punctuation mark?
. (the period) 1 2.08%
? (the question mark) 2 4.17%
! (the exclamation point) 7 14.58%
- (the hyphen) 0 0%
-- (the dash) 6 12.50%
; (the semicolon) 14 29.17%
: (the colon) 0 0%
( ) (the parantheses) 2 4.17%
/ (the slash or virgule) 1 2.08%
[ ] (the bracket) 0 0%
' (the apostrophe) 0 0%
, (the comma) 2 4.17%
... (the ellipse) 11 22.92%
" (the quotation mark) 2 4.17%
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:54 PM View Post #21 (Link)
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I like the double dash (--) because it's kind of like a semi-colon, but different. Plus, I tend to interrupt a lot in my dialogue, like:

"Yeah, but--"
"I don't want to hear it!"

Double dash, lol. I love it.
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:05 PM View Post #22 (Link)
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I love the semicolon, for some strange reason. I think my poems show that; I have to watch or I'll find that every sentence has one. Then the sentence stretches on; some people don't like that...
The ellipsis is a close second...
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Old 09-04-2011, 04:53 PM View Post #23 (Link)
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I have a particular liking for the semicolon which I simply cannot explain. Then it's the ellipse.

*realises she said exactly the same thing as Lalo*
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Old 09-04-2011, 05:43 PM View Post #24 (Link)
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Originally Posted by lalodragon View Post
I love the semicolon, for some strange reason. I think my poems show that; I have to watch or I'll find that every sentence has one. Then the sentence stretches on; some people don't like that...
The ellipsis is a close second...
This is exactly how I feel too.
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Old 09-04-2011, 06:40 PM View Post #25 (Link)
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Semicolons all the way! Although I love the ellipse and the dash to. Why have one period when you can have three?
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Old 09-05-2011, 08:02 AM View Post #26 (Link)
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Semi-colon, just cuz it makes things sound smoother a lot of the time.
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I love Punctuation Mark.
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