'your' does NOT equal 'you're'

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  1. ShakeBunny
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    Nope
    So many people get this wrong.

    Does anyone here recognize the difference, and use both words correctly?
     
  2. Narayan

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    i do. do i get cookiez?
     
  3. Quietlyawesome94

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    Of course you do! you get the new chips ahoy kind with the fudge inside! [​IMG]
     
  4. Hydreigon

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    "Your" is a possessive case of "you."
    "You're" is a contraction of "you are."

    How hard is it to remember the difference? [​IMG]
     
  5. FrozenIndignation

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    I have no idea what you're talking about.
     
  6. Narayan

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    i don't want that. i want crackers

    pirates eat crackers
     
  7. SinHarvest24

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    alot is not a word.

    It's a lot.
     
  8. TrolleyDave

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    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/alot

    Although I totally agree on the "You're/Your" thing and also "They're/Their/There". I do occasionally make mistakes with them, but for the most part I try to get it correct and know the actual rules behind the words.
     
  9. Vulpes Abnocto

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    There - A place
    Their - belongs to those guys
    They're - They are pretty pissed off

    This one irks me constantly.

    It's enough to make one nauseous Nauseated.

    sinharvest: We can't argue American English rules on the 'net.
     
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    MY PONY THREAD!!!! WHY!?
    there are gonna get you >_
     
  11. Narayan

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  13. Hydreigon

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    Another would be "could've, must've, should've, etc."
    It's commonly confused with "could of, must of, should of, etc."
     
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  15. thegame07

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    you're thread is useless! Your a grammar Nazi.

    only kidding...

    I find myself doing it automatically when I'm typing fast. I always notice my mistakes after I read back over my posts.
     
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  17. Shinigami357

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    A grammar nazi thread! Heil!

    Yeah, I support proper grammar and punctuation. I mean, come on, guys, it's just a little bit more effort to do it correctly.
     
  18. naglaro00

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    I hope that a CERTAIN SOMEONE reads this thread
     
  19. prowler

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    witch which is witch.
    u mad grammar nazis?
     
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