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MS Word/LiveJournal/Internet [Apr. 7th, 2005|06:36 pm]
Nchanter
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When writing papers for class, I type <i> thing to be itallicized </i> instead of [ctrl+i]thing to be itallicized[ctrl+i], and then wonder why the html isn't rendering correctly in a print preview.

*nchanter shakes her head at herself
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[User Picture]From: superfinemind
2005-04-07 10:48 pm (UTC)
*giggle* I do that all the time.

Or when I was on forums a lot, I'd mix up [] and <>
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[User Picture]From: knowmebymylaugh
2005-04-07 11:10 pm (UTC)
I totally do that too :)
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[User Picture]From: minkrose
2005-04-08 12:59 am (UTC)
I have a few posts about things like this.
I also have a tendency to want to hit ctrl+S when writing by hand, usually during exams not taking notes.
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[User Picture]From: herbie
2005-04-08 01:13 am (UTC)
This clearly means you should stop writing papers in Word - really, what's the point?

Not that I encourage HTML as a document format, but there's always LaTeX...
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[User Picture]From: buxom_bey
2005-04-08 03:56 am (UTC)
*giggle*
I like you, you're cute.
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[User Picture]From: heinleinfan
2005-04-08 12:01 pm (UTC)

heh...

In work emails, I have to remind myself not to type things like *this* to indicate emphasis and "lol" and "snark".

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[User Picture]From: cos
2005-04-08 07:05 pm (UTC)
When she was in college, surrealestate once was wondering what day of the week a certain date was, and she was in class taking notes on paper, so she wrote "cal" on her notes, then stared at the paper and wondered why it didn't work.
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