Re: The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Samuel Proulx
If you want to be picky, your answer to 5 is incorrect. They did not ask for your city. Matthew Horspool wrote: I was recently asked to join a biblical studies group. I didn't fancy it but thought I might as well appease the moderator (I was tired at the time) so I joined and promptly set

The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Matthew Horspool
I was recently asked to join a biblical studies group. I didn't fancy it but thought I might as well appease the moderator (I was tired at the time) so I joined and promptly set their address to treat as spam. Anyway, I was sent a file called new member's questionare and, after laughing

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Tasha Chemel
Matthew, This is a minor crime, compared to what the writers of the questionnaire were guilty of, but in number seven, Avoid excessive use of the exclamation mark, it gives writing an air of childish innocence which is undesirable in this case, you have a comma splice. There should be some

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Matthew Horspool
True but there's debate amongst local citizens whether Birmingham's still a city because, if I recall, its government includes Sutton Coldfield and some other places. I'm not quite sure how much further it goes, mind you, but I always put Birmingham down in that field if there's no City field

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Matthew Horspool
Hmm! What you say makes sense. A question, though: if I was to put in a conjunction, would the comma become obselete? Also: would replacing that comma with a colon rectify the problem? Thanks! - Original Message - From: Tasha Chemel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: talk2

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: File - NEW MEMBER'S QUESTIONARE

2007-08-10 Thread Samuel Proulx
Why not just replace that comma with a semicolon? Tasha Chemel wrote: Matthew, This is a minor crime, compared to what the writers of the questionnaire were guilty of, but in number seven, Avoid excessive use of the exclamation mark, it gives writing an air of childish innocence which is

The Talk2 List No show tomorrow

2007-08-10 Thread derek Lane
Due to a dying netgear router, I can't reliably connect to anything. Once connected, things are nice, but getting there is the problem. Given that loads of reliable connections need to be made quickly for the show to at least have a chance of flowing properly, and such stability is a thing of