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First, I would like you to check out this guide made by dotdotduck --> HERE
Anyways, sometimes, posts can get very annoying and hard to read.
I will cover some stuff covered in DDD's guide, and some stuff uncovered.
Also: Please note that I am not FORCING you to follow these , but they are here, just to suggest.
If you read DDD's Guide, you should know that bright colors are annoying and hard to read. (color, color, color, color, color, Etc.) They are mostly colors near the bottom!
Also, try to spell all words correctly, quote, and be aware of some simple mistakes (to, too, two).
Lastly, it's nice to type in whole, correct sentences. It makes the process of post-reading clear, easy, and fun! Try to Avoid...
1: Try not to use excessive "large" or "small" writing. This can be pretty annoying for people trying to read posts, especially on smaller devices. Try to keep it size 2, maybe 3.
Originally Posted by Large Writer
See how this writing is very big? IT can get annoying sometimes. It is awesome when using it for titles, and stuff, but when you write all of your stuff in this large font, it kind of bugs the eyes. It also looks like a big, messy blob. Try to use smaller font sizes!
Originally Posted by Small Writer
Hello everyone. This is an example of small writing. It is even worse for the eyes, and really hard to read. It is nice for some things, but making it an excessive use is just annoying, and it kind of makes your eyes travel everywhere, just like the large text!
2: Don't use MILLIONS of smileys. I mean like, don't put a smiley after every word you type, and so on. If kind of gets distracting and hard to read.
Originally Posted by Smileys
:bas::bas: Hi everyone! How's it going I am new to WI
3: Don't put "fluff" in your posts! When you are responding to something, making a helpful post, it is best not to add "fluff" at the end.
Originally Posted by Fluffer
Hello, the answer to your question is simple! Just (insert answer here!)
PS: I LOVE DOGS xD HI EVERYONEdofojsfsdiojfasd WI ROCKS!
4:Don't use excessive spoilers in some posts(other posts, like GEs, guides, etc are great to use spoilers in!) If you use excessive spoilers, it will get get tiring to click through everything, and some people may even just give up and skip your post...
5:Try to avoid excessive UNDERLINING. When there is excessive underlining, it kind of makes it hard to read!
Originally Posted by Underlines
So, I am wondering, how is everyone doing? I am doing great and I am excited for new years. Aren't you pretty excited!?! I think I am going to a party on January 1st... See... This whole quote is an example. Kind of annoying, correct?
6: Avoid EXCESSIVE CAPS. I think this may even be a guideline under the WI rules. It isn't fun to read an all CAPS post, and it is even considered yelling.
Originally Posted by CAPS
HMM, HOW ARE YOU DOING TODAY? I AM DOING WONDERFUL ACTUALLY. SEE , A PERFECT EXAMPLE. IT IS NOT PLEASING TO READ ALL CAPS.
7:Avoid using numbers for letters. Self explanatory.. .
Originally Posted by 2912348
h0w is 3v3ry1 d0in t0d4y?
8: Don't Capitalize the first word in every sentence. It makes it hard to read.
Originally Posted by Cap Every Word
Hello Everyone. I Think That WI Did A Good Job Adding The WIKI. It Makes Everything Easier To Read And Organizes Well. I Also Think That The WIGEV Is In An Easier Place.
9: Don't use repeating letters.
Originally Posted by Hiiiiiiiiiii
hiiiiiiiii everyyyyyyyyoneeeeeee hows it goinggg? i can'tt waiiiittttt untilllllllllll Christmasss!
~TARSKY781 9: Don't use excessive punctuation. You may be excited, confused, or showing a lot of emotion, but a lot of Punctuation will get confusing for the others when they are reading about your emotions.
Originally Posted by Punctuation
Hi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How is It going?!?!?!?!?!?!?!................................................I am bored..........
~SHOOTING STAR10: Avoid excessive text. A lot of people don't text on here, or they don't know what the abbreviations are for it.
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