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Do you hate it when people raise their voice at the end of every sentence?

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  • View Poll Results: People raising their voice at the end of every sentence - do you like it?
    Yeah I love it!
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    5.00%
    I like it a bit, not much though
    3
    3.75%
    I am indifferent
    17
    21.25%
    I don't like it that much
    10
    12.50%
    I hate it!
    29
    36.25%
    Never heard anyone doing it/don't know what you're talking about
    17
    21.25%

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    I hear young people do this all the time, whether they are asking a question or not. It really annoys me. I am sure you all know what I am talking about.

    Answer the poll with this thread and discuss :cool:
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    I hate it when someone raises their voice as someone else is preparing to speak and think that the loudness of their voice means they are winning the argument.
    :lol:
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    I don't know what you're talking about.
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    Only one thing comes to mind... "This one time at band camp"
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    i don't particularly care, i have 101 other things to care about tbh.
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    Know exactly what you mean, the only people allowed to do it are South Africans
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    (Original post by PokerHead)
    Know exactly what you mean, the only people allowed to do it are South Africans
    Aussies too :grin:
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    (Original post by Crazy_Moo129)
    Aussies too :grin:
    And Geordies :woo:
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    This is so painfully irritating. My English teacher once did it for five minutes when talking about trends in speech and it made me want to rip my face off.
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    Thankyou for the answers, keep them coming folks!
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    It gets on my proverbial tits.
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    Do I hate Geordies? Nah, I quite like them to be honest.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    I hate it when someone raises their voice as someone else is preparing to speak and think that the loudness of their voice means they are winning the argument.
    Kinda like what dawkins does.
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    If you mean people with a lilting voice then I like it. If you mean people like my old teacher that used to sort of, slow down her voice, and then go up at the end like this? Even when explaining work, where there's no real room for debate? Then that doesn't annoy me but I do notice it, and it's sometimes hard not to join in for fun.
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    I don't like it? It makes everything sound like a question? Even when it's not?
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    (Original post by Phobia27)
    And Geordies :woo:
    No, they don't pull it off well at all. :sad:
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    What, you mean an upward inflection?



    It's pretty contagious, really. That said, it doesn't really bother me that much.
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    (Original post by Crazy_Moo129)
    Aussies too :grin:
    er wrong.
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    no i dont really MIND TO BE HONEST!

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    I am inDIFFERENT. I don't see why anybody would give a DAMN. There are bigger problems in this WORLD.

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