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Old 07-19-2013, 02:24 PM
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Default Re: Communication Issues between young and elder, alike!

Although I am somebody who understands emoticons, despite being more old fart than young Turk, I take delight in the English language. Emoticons are useful when character space is limited - not an issue on DW.

People can mis-interpret what you have written. I know because it's happened to me on here.

Emoticons aren't the answer. Clearer expression is the answer. Getting known will also help, and I like to think that I was mis-interpreted because of my relative newness around here.

Here's another useful suggestion: Don't convey in a post what you wouldn't say to a person's face.
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