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    what is the point of using them?

    its not like you need them. does it make it easier if the d was a capital letter? no. maybe, if full stops were not invented then there would be a need for them. even worse in some languages they don't have lower and upper case. why the hell do we have it?

    so yeahs don't use captial letters ever again. plus this looks cool.

    p.s. although, smilies come just behind capital letters in pointlessness.
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    Capital letters, for me at least, make a text easier to read.

    >>> You topics are silly. :rolleyes:
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    The capital letter is incredible. Ironic then, that there are only two in this post.
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    respect grammar and punctuation.
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    Not using capital letters just seems informal, unprofessional and really a lazy way of typing or writing to me. Therefore capital letters stress formality, professionalism and some effort to me on the reverse of that.
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    It helps me tell where a sentence starts and begins, because full stops can be kind of small. And this way I can differentiate names...

    Also, as a German student...every noun begins with a capital letter. It makes it very easy to tell what's a noun, which makes it much easier to understand.
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    i'm with the op.
    i never bother using them unless i'm writing something official etc.
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    Well, I can see an argument for written upper-case since it is generally easier read regardless of how crap someone's handwriting is. Since we had the two systems, upper and lower case, I suppose we felt that we'd better mix them up every so often.

    But yes, in general they are fairly useless. The number of occasions where the omission of a capital could make a sentence confusing are minuscule.
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    So We CaN tYpE lIeK tHiS, dUh.
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    i dont use them when i type (: but because im lazyy.. i think it looks nicer in lower case too! although im not sure why!
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    It's easier to read.
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    lol how you even think up these topics is beyond me man.
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    Just be Grateful that you aren't German then you'd have to have them on every Noun. I'd imagine that's an utter Pain in the Arse.
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    It makes reading easier...however pointless the topic may be :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by didgeridoo12uk)
    i'm with the op.
    i never bother using them unless i'm writing something official etc.
    This.

    (see what i did there :awesome:)
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    (Original post by jayman)
    This.

    (see what i did there :awesome:)
    i did. :awesome:


    (see what I did there?)
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    (Original post by amy1395)
    i did. :awesome:


    (see what I did there?)
    unfortunately not :p: but then again, im quite stupid
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    Capital letters indicate proper nouns and they help to indicate the start of sentences. You don't need both full-stops AND capital letters if you are prepared to forego the noun function of capital letters. But you definitely need something to seperate sentences.
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    (Original post by Gamer99)
    Not using capital letters just seems informal, unprofessional and really a lazy way of typing or writing to me. Therefore capital letters stress formality, professionalism and some effort to me on the reverse of that.
    If you weren't taught about them you wouldn't think that
 
 
 
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