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Stick to English please!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Elmo, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Neptune

    Neptune SENIOR MEMBER

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    Okay. In deed there wasn't much Turkish in there. So sticking with English in there, okay?
     
  2. Dillinger

    Dillinger SENIOR MEMBER

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    @Elmo I vehemently disagree with @hinduguy's accusation. @Secur, me and @Armstrong take great pains to prepare cogent, coherent and comprehensible posts while neither resorting to logorreah nor to needless eloquence. Unless one of us is trying to pull the other's leg over in Naswar or some other select thread, then we can be rather creative. Hinduguy, unfortunately, is just a hater.
     
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  3. Argus Panoptes

    Argus Panoptes BANNED

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    7.5% from USA and Canada, and no country in the Middle East in the top 10:


    Defence.pk Site Info


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    padef traffic by ArgusPanoptes007, on Flickr

    (I hope that my English was easy to comprehend for all.)
     
  4. Secur

    Secur THINK TANK CHAIRMAN: ANALYSTS

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    I do not even remember , the last time , when I talked in any other language , besides English :D

    Second , I am ready to explain this not-so-hard verbose and proseful English , if @hinduguy and assorted members , so desire , at times . They just have to make a formal request in such case . :lol:
     
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  5. Chai

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    Ok. sorry >.<
     
  6. Elmo

    Elmo RETIRED

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    Absolute numbers more relevant than percentages? Since when?

    FYI, there is a difference in alexa.com and google analytics stats.
     
  7. Argus Panoptes

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    Grammatically proper but complex language, which is/was taught in the classical style in our English-medium schools is pretty similar, isn't it? I vaguely recall that you were confused with another member a while ago based on similar writing style.

    May be it is time to switch to the simpler "subject, verb, object" form to aid universal comprehension?
     
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  8. Elmo

    Elmo RETIRED

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    No, you just need to stick to a universal language for universal comprehension. Why do you have to take everything to an extreme?
     
  9. danger007

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    Nice decision @Elmo... I faced same problem, two days ago one member used local language( of course it is my mother tongue), I reported his post but @Jungibaaz unable to understand what he is saying.. so Jungibaaz asked me to translate what he is saying..... I support your decision.... anyhow me profile pic bagundi( your profile pic is nice)....
     
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  10. SpArK

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    bery good dejijion.. mii leeke it twooo..
     
  11. Argus Panoptes

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    Like this? :D

    (I hope not!)
     
  12. Slav Defence

    Slav Defence THINK TANK VICE CHAIRMAN: ANALYST

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    427 Pakistanis only?

    How is it possible?:what:
    Anyways,I appreciate Miss Elmo's decision,I also feel difficulty while browsing Turk and Irani posts,as I am totally unaware of it.
     
  13. Argus Panoptes

    Argus Panoptes BANNED

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    Sirjee, look again and CAREFULLY. That column is RANK in that country, NOT absolute numbers of visitors from there.
     
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    I can only hope and request that the advice being given in this thread to "Stick to English please" is communicated better (with warnings? maybe?) so that compliance is improved:

     
  15. Skallagrim

    Skallagrim FULL MEMBER

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    @Elmo, It's easier to get away with posting in Urdu/Hindi than in other non-english languages. Now it's highly likely that as a moderator you notice a member posted in his native tongue only when you (an Urdu/Hindi speaker) don't understand what he just said. So I noticed that posts after posts were being made in Urdu/Hindi with no one really intervening.
     
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