-The Abuse A Dash And Thread Thread!-

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  1. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    Putting -Dashes- around room titles in VMK is a God given privilege of the dicitionary and with knowing VMK's track record, the option will be taken away from blatant abuse eventually. Why do I use them? I don't even want to know how many rooms I've got going through -VDWQ- and other type rooms, and when scrolling such a massive list, you need a way for main rooms (ride lobbies) to stand out over regular sectioned rooms, that, and for other people to see that yes, this is a -Ride-. Putting -Dashes- around cute or boot or something you've made or to emulate what someone else is already doing (yes, that means copying) is terrible abuse of the option. Think, "Will these dashes make me cool?" I can save you alot of time in the thought process by saying, probably not. They will, however, reveal a certain level of desperation, depending on context of course.
     
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  3. VMK_KrazyLuke

    VMK_KrazyLuke DIS Veteran<br><font color=darkorchid>Official Tag

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    i think i do it mostly for warnings and to makes the desciption more clear. Like for say a room named: Yoho, A Pirates Life For Me and then people are wondering is it a Quest, Game, or just a Room?
    So when i do that i would put: Yoho, A Pirates Life For Me - Quest -
    OR whatever it really was.


    NOTICE: THE ROOM TITLE I POSTED WAS MADE UP IN MY MIND AND I AM NOT COPYING OFF PEOPLE SO NO WORRIES ;)
     
  4. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    See that looks cool. I've got one that reads, -A Pirates Quest For Me-. Your placement of dashes completely seperates our titles from looking alike, and still both serving the same purpose.

    But unfortunately (especially after this exposure) we will now see someone pull something like, -Virtual Pirates Quest For Me-.. I call this coat tail surfing!

    A joke between friends and I, is why not just use every keyword you can to make yourself popular?! Just make a room titled:

    -Free VMK Narnia Inferno Virtual Trades With Quest Ride-

    that should make you the envy of all the kingdom! :thumbsup2
     
  5. cat_herder

    cat_herder DIS Veteran<br><font color=blue>I don't understand

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    So... you can do it but don't want other people to do it?
     
  6. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    Exactly! :thumbsup2


    edit: jk jk... I probably meant, ride builders only woo woo.
     
  7. coolkidhann95

    coolkidhann95 La Fée d'Etiquette Sait-il français ? Et Est-Elle

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    VMK bay bes use dashes too it is very annoying
     
  8. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    It's a matter of respect of amongst the underground VMK community, meaning it's a level of respect that's held amongst players.

    I remember when my buddy magicseeker had made his wishing tree room, I thought cool! I want to make a tree woot! Only thing was my room title was missleading, and was alot like his. Only difference was I managed to turn a game out of the tree while his was just straight up awesome. Needless to say, he gave me a piece of his mind and thank God I was able to show him the game, I almost lost a good friend that day. And yes, I changed the title entirely.
     
  9. threeboysmom

    threeboysmom Our life is what our thoughts make it

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    Sadly, I am not following this thread at all....... :confused3 Is there something wrong with using dashes in a room title?

    Pink is madly dashing off now to change Pink Safari to -Pink Safari- :teeth:
     
  10. jazstar87

    jazstar87 <font color=<"red">According to the Tag Fairy's wa

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    i use dashes when i sing on vmk, to show that i am singing :confused3
     
  11. Loves Disney

    Loves Disney Department of Redundancy Department.<br><font colo

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    I use dashes in place of quotation marks lol :rolleyes:
     
  12. BrittnTylersMom

    BrittnTylersMom and Camerons too!

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    There's an underground VMK community?!?!
     
  13. Laurabearz

    Laurabearz <font color=deeppink>I cant load my bobbin!<br><fo

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    I was going to ask the same thing!!! lol
     
  14. Loves Disney

    Loves Disney Department of Redundancy Department.<br><font colo

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    I am too wondering this.... :rolleyes: lol
     
  15. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    my bad, it was more a figure of speech.. meaning it's not something that should not involve vmk officially. A level of respect amongst players that could be reached.

    But yes, -Trivia Team- can be considered underground.
     
  16. jazstar87

    jazstar87 <font color=<"red">According to the Tag Fairy's wa

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    right, ranch ;)
     
  17. qruthie

    qruthie <font color=red>Queen of Big Cups and Big Shoes</f

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    Yes, they are named Homer and Grounder and they live in Jegrezo's zoo. :lmao:

    qruthie (the 'q' is silent)
     
  18. Tampa

    Tampa I don't look like this in VMK.

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    :teeth:
     
  19. Captain Brain

    Captain Brain <font color=teal>School is so draining<br><img src

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    I use dashes when I talk to myself. Or when I sing. I do both a little to much for my own good. ;)
     
  20. threeboysmom

    threeboysmom Our life is what our thoughts make it

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    And I am still confused as to the point of this thread.... :rotfl2:
     
  21. jazstar87

    jazstar87 <font color=<"red">According to the Tag Fairy's wa

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    aren't we all?

    pretty soon me, front, and skater will have a thread take over...
     

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