Is using "lol" still socially acceptable?

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Is typing "lol", "lmao" etc still socially acceptable?
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Boycott !!!
http://www.thomsonlocal.com/Lol-s-Sc...0/01298812861/
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Yes, just never include a full stop at the end of the word because it gives the impression that you are using the word in a formal and carefree manner, completely eradicating the sense of humour the word conveys and giving it a whole different context.
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(Original post by iTzYoBoY)
Yes, just never include a full stop at the end of the word because it gives the impression that you are using the word in a formal and carefree manner, completely eradicating the sense of humour the word conveys and giving it a whole different context.
Lol.
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Of course it's acceptable
I still say it LOOOIL
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(Original post by charles dickens)
Of course it's acceptable
I still say it LOOOIL
How about rofl?

I think lol, wtf, omg etc have been replaced by emojis which represent those acronyms
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No one is laughing when they say lol so it's a bit redundant lol.
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(Original post by Ninja Squirrel)
Is typing "lol", "lmao" etc still socially acceptable?
I think it's considered to be almost like a 'filler' word, if you know what I mean.
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I sometimes say lol out loud just for the lols
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Lol
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Anyway, I think it is socially acceptable but I wouldn't necessarily say that people use the word "lol" when they find things funny. I also believe that most abbreviations have been replaced with emojis anyway.
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lol


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lmao what, they're all fine lol

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except rofl. That's dead. Keep it dead. Thank you.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
lmao what, they're all fine lol

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except rofl. That's dead. Keep it dead. Thank you.

it's unfortunate that tsr has an emote for it, then :rofl:
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I hope so lol
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(Original post by Ninja Squirrel)
Is typing "lol", "lmao" etc still socially acceptable?
What exactly do you mean by "socially acceptable"?

Wearing trainers to a black tie dinner is not socially acceptable. Laughing boorishly during a funeral is not socially acceptable. I don't get what you mean by "socially acceptable" in the context of the written word
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(Original post by _gcx)
it's unfortunate that tsr has an emote for it, then :rofl:
The emote is acceptable

(Original post by Trinculo)
What exactly do you mean by "socially acceptable"?

Wearing trainers to a black tie dinner is not socially acceptable. Laughing boorishly during a funeral is not socially acceptable. I don't get what you mean by "socially acceptable" in the context of the written word
Basically is it still part of the common written vernacular or are friends gonna look at you a bit weird if you use it?

Alternatively: is it still cool or nah fam?
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