Quote Unquote

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by O Face, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. O Face

    O Face VIP Extreme Gold

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    why do people say this? If you're going to quote something then wouldn't you unquote at the conclusion of the quote, not before it? It sounds silly but evidently is acceptable per the mainstream.

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  2. Mr Sinister

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    I'm willing to bet this is the only post this thread gets
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    I agree
     
  4. O Face

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    :lo5:
     
  5. O Face

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    What is the deal?

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  6. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    This
     
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  7. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Netflix and chill
     
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  8. Pill Queen

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    I'm going to be up all night thinking about this- thanks asshole! :pissed:
     
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  9. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    this thread is quote, unquote, Aite.
     
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  10. HelloCleveland!

    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

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    Air quotes is the way to go.

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  11. yosemite sam

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    Anyone that says close quote is gay and faggot.
     
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  12. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    :quote:great thread:quote:
     
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  13. O Face

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    another nonsensical thing people say a lot is "of the world." They do it in sports commentary a lot. As in, "The AJ Greens of the world." Almost always they are referring to just that one player and not a type of player which that one player represents. Mel Kiper is incessant with this: "In the middle first round you have available the Marcus Mariotas of the world"
     
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  14. DiamondGoddess

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    I love when they add in the finger quotes, too!!!
     
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