The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use
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#21 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Mon, Aug 13th, 2012 06:55 PM
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zomg...
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#22 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Mon, Aug 13th, 2012 07:11 PM
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I found a bad apostrophe in forza 4 :(
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#23 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Tue, Aug 14th, 2012 05:31 PM
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lmfao really?
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#24 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Tue, Aug 14th, 2012 10:59 PM
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Yeah... I'll take a screenshot next time lol
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#25 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Aug 15th, 2012 12:29 AM
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I was looking at a really old comment in some of my code today and I saw "ID's". :(

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#26 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Aug 15th, 2012 10:13 AM
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noob's.... but i think that was on purpose.
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#27 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 10:48 AM
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Something was bothering me so I had to look it up:

Quote:In general, don't use an apostrophe to indicate a plural. The wrong use of an apostrophe to form the plural is called the greengrocer's apostrophe, since grocers are often the worst (or at least the most visible) offenders. If you have more than one apple, then write apples, not apple's.
  • An occasional exception to this use is in the case of making a single letter plural. Therefore, Why are there so many i's in the word "indivisibility"? is correct, depending on who you ask. This is simply for clarity reasons, so the reader does not mistake it for the word "is." However, in modern usage, the preference is to avoid inserting an apostrophe and instead surround the single letter in quotation marks before pluralizing it: Why are there so many "I"s in the word "indivisibility"?


Know how to use apostrophes for acronyms and years. Say you use an acronym for a noun, like CD. To make CD plural, use "CDs," not CD's." The same logic goes for years - instead of writing "Spandex was popular in the 1980's," use "1980s."
  • The only time an apostrophe should be used in a year is if it's standing in for omitted numbers. For instance, if you wanted to shorten the year 2005, you could write '05. In this case, the apostrophe is essentially acting like it does in a contraction and serving as shorthand.

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#28 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 07:14 PM
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Can we rename ourselves to Leet Apostrophe Guys yet?

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#29 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 07:34 PM
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Hey, if it fits the acronym that's good enough. Just don't suggest that we call ourselves the LAG's and think we'll be happy.

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#30 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 08:43 PM
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Ooooh I like that. :D
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#31 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 10:40 PM
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I think we should rename.

Apostrophes are in... Their the new thing.
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#32 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 10:52 PM
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Next post: the difference between they're, their, and there.
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#33 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 11:01 PM
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hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
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#34 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 11:02 PM
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that's actually not a bad idea
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#35 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Wed, Sep 19th, 2012 11:16 PM
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too, to, and two?

lol
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#36 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Thu, Sep 20th, 2012 12:15 AM
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Lagserv.net: a place for Counter-Strike guides, Guild Wars 2 map completion walkthroughs, and grammar lessons.

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#37 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Thu, Sep 20th, 2012 12:42 AM
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And all three apply directly to gamers. I have seen some crazy apostrophe usage in game.

Don't forget car and book reviews!

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#38 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Thu, Sep 20th, 2012 07:07 AM
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Hahaha. What a strange website.

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#39 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Fri, Sep 21st, 2012 07:07 PM
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lmao we're all over the place, aren't we?

All of it can kind of be related to games! I mean, cars are in games! And games are based on books!
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#40 - RE: The Complete n00b’s Guide to: Proper Apostrophe Use on Sun, Sep 23rd, 2012 11:28 AM
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hey im good at the to two and too and their there and theyre!

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