Do parenthesis drive any one else crazy?

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  1. mrboson

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    You are absolutely (so much so that i went ahead and edited my post) right (thank you).
     
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    Only things that irritate me are posts that contain sentences that make no sense.

    Typos are no big deal, but if someone can't take time to make sure what the wrote can be understood, I'm not likely to try to figure it out.
     
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    ^^^ all the bowling shirt ideas were already taken.

    I also think they have a history of edgy design.
     
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    you only have yourselves to blame (you taught him)

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    You should like coding in lisp.
     
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    Happy to oblige! I am after all Cooper Black, maybe just a simple set of wooden blocks, and certainly not one of those Expert Character Sets with fancy international glyphs. But yeah, you need an EM dash—I got one. :cool:
     
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    My math brain lives off {layers[of(brackets)]}. Rarely do I encounter something missing in math.

    When I read English I hardly notice peoples' subreferencings

    because I'm too often struggling through their utter failure to use any capitalization punctuation cerroct spleeing or grammar properly if at all thats what really eats my lunch its like they cant be bothered to make the effort but expect you to struggle through what theyre saying because obviously its that important they cant even be bothered to use an apostrophe except of course to indicate a plural which is wrong as a football bat which seems to be their entire intention if as marshall mcluhan said the medium is the message then the message seems to be that no matter how much technology you put in front of some people theyre going to continue to communicate in their best approximation of a crayon scrawl
     
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    I use paranthesis all the time (well, quite often)...

    I've also been programming computers since 1977 (I've done Lisp too back in the day), so I'm very careful to always match them up and close them out. I've never noticed lazy authors forgetting the right ones tho.

    So no, this does not drive me crazy (but it probably will from now on....

    Thanks a lot!
     
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    For your information there are some of us here who are not programmers and aren't able to use parenthesis as such. We think a lot slower than you guys.... and rely heavily on dots....to give us time to think of the next line...
     
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    Singular form = parenthesis

    Plural form = parentheses

    (my work is never done)
     
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    What's worse than unfinished parentheses? An asterisk with nothing at the bottom of the page.
     
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    {
    I'm okay with parentheses;
    It's the cyclomatic complexity that gets to me;
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  20. trev333

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    We don't either of those terms... I can't say if I've ever heard them used by anyone in my walking life....certainly never here in Oz....

    to me... they are stupid words....:lol:

    ( ) we call them brackets... ie.. (this phrase is in brackets) ....

    carry on , just an observation from the other side of the planet........:lol:
     
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