Login Register

MVS posting standards:Sentences, Paragraphs, Punctuation, No text talk Please

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, including 850 R, 850 T-5R, 850 T-5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

Post Reply
User avatar
MoVolvos
Posts: 3544
Joined: 15 Jan 2012, 18:47
Year and Model: 08C30T5_2.0_M66
Location: NC
Has thanked: 85 times
Been thanked: 175 times

Re: MVS posting standards:Sentences, Paragraphs, Punctuation, No text talk Please

Post by MoVolvos »

I didn't do well in English at anytime and barely graduated from High School due to that one class. Straight A's in Spanish for 3 years however. Still don't have my AA in Electronics because I didn't take a technical writing class. I never wrote letters to friends or wrote in general till after my 30's. Had this phobia about English and to this day don't know one thing about grammar except a noun is a person, place or thing.

My kids were home-school for many years and were way ahead of me in 6th grade compared to where I was in high school. Ha ha, obviously I didn't home-school them. My wife who was an English major did. I think we should take people's culture and educational background into consideration. If you tried to correct my English I wouldn't be able to understand it anyways as I also have what I believe to be Adult Dyslexia.

Let's give those who aren't able to communicate well a little help by asking them to clarify or send a photo of their problem.

I suffered the same problem as Tom. The only reason I can function in this forum is because I can visualize and have handled what I am reading. I am unable to read history, study math (did well in Geometry because I can visualize), chemistry or any material with numbers and dates, people, places or things. Terrible with maps!

EDIT: NOT Advocating his religion nor the method which helped him. Have not been exposed to it.
https://people.com/archive/tom-cruise-m ... l-60-no-3/

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-con ... c-20353552
Blessings,

BKM


2008 C30 T5 2.0 M66
2003 S80 T6 Transmission DIED
1998 S70 T5 Prior
1989 240 Wagon Prior

User avatar
RickHaleParker
Posts: 6956
Joined: 25 May 2015, 14:30
Year and Model: See Signature below.
Location: Kansas
Has thanked: 7 times
Been thanked: 890 times

Post by RickHaleParker »

MoVolvos wrote: 19 Nov 2019, 19:55 I didn't do well in English at anytime and barely graduated from High School due to that one class.
We are not grammar Nazis we just expect a reasonable effort, not perfection. You put forth an effort and it is not hard to understand you. It is the lazy ones that are a problem. They do not put forth the effort, instead they dump the work load on others ... get the drift?

It is not hard to separate the lazy from the different.
⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙⸙
1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package.
2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000.
2004 S60R, B8444S TF80 AWD. Yamaha V8 conversion
2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0.

User avatar
MoVolvos
Posts: 3544
Joined: 15 Jan 2012, 18:47
Year and Model: 08C30T5_2.0_M66
Location: NC
Has thanked: 85 times
Been thanked: 175 times

Post by MoVolvos »

RickHaleParker wrote: 19 Nov 2019, 20:28
MoVolvos wrote: 19 Nov 2019, 19:55 I didn't do well in English at anytime and barely graduated from High School due to that one class.
We are not grammar Nazis we just expect a reasonable effort, not perfection. You put forth an effort and it is not hard to understand you. It is the lazy ones that are a problem. They do not put forth the effort, instead they dump the work load on others ... get the drift?
Yes :D.

Blessings,

BKM


2008 C30 T5 2.0 M66
2003 S80 T6 Transmission DIED
1998 S70 T5 Prior
1989 240 Wagon Prior

User avatar
abscate
MVS Moderator
Posts: 28801
Joined: 17 Feb 2013, 17:54
Year and Model: 99: V70s S70s,05 V70
Location: NYC, ALBANY NY
Has thanked: 786 times
Been thanked: 2145 times

Post by abscate »

We keep a tighter ship on grammar here because if people see text talk, it gets normalized.

If one doesn’t want to take the time to write simple noun-verb-object sentences with punctuation , then this isn’t a good place for you..
Empty Nester
A Captain in a Sea of Estrogen
1999-V70-T5M56 2005-V70-M56 1999-S70 VW T4 BMW
Link to Maintenance record thread

User avatar
MoVolvos
Posts: 3544
Joined: 15 Jan 2012, 18:47
Year and Model: 08C30T5_2.0_M66
Location: NC
Has thanked: 85 times
Been thanked: 175 times

Post by MoVolvos »

abscate wrote: 19 Nov 2019, 21:06 We keep a tighter ship on grammar here because if people see text talk, it gets normalized.

If one doesn’t want to take the time to write simple noun-verb-object sentences with punctuation , then this isn’t a good place for you..
Unfortunately society has come to that and we (myself included) sorta old timers don't like it. I ask my kids not to use text language when texting besides addressing people. CA has this 3 strikes you're out thingy for criminals. How about 2 strikes before locking someone up, I mean out :lol:.
Blessings,

BKM


2008 C30 T5 2.0 M66
2003 S80 T6 Transmission DIED
1998 S70 T5 Prior
1989 240 Wagon Prior

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post