"Wilders Security Forums" is incorrect!

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by iceni60, Mar 31, 2006.

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  1. iceni60
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    it's not something which really irritates me but, Wilders should have an apostrophe somewhere, either before the 's', if Paul's name is Wilder, or after the 's' if his name is Wilders. i think that's right anyway :oops:

    i think it should be changed, it looks abit shabby and unprofessional as it is :cautious: have you ever read a post with awful grammer? it doesn't look good.
  2. BlueZannetti
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    BlueZannetti Administrator

    Iceni60,

    The name is grammatically correct.

    If the proper name of this site was Security Forums, and you wished to indicate ownership, then Wilders' Security Forums would be correct. However, the proper name is not Security Forums, it is Wilders Security Forums, much in the same way as if, for example, someone named Paul Hunt owned a computer technologies company and named it Hunt Computer Technologies as the proper given name. It is Hunt Computer Technologies, not Hunt's Computer Technologies.

    Sorry for quick answer. Off to work.

    Blue
  3. iceni60
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    i was wondering if someone would say something like you have. i'll see if it makes sense to me when i get back later, i've got to catch a train in 6 minutes :eek:
  4. Detox
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    Blue is absolutely correct. Another example is "Ford Automobiles" as opposed to "Ford's Automobiles."
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  5. JimIT
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    JimIT Registered Member

    Yes. :D
  6. iceni60
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    thanks Blue. i was trying to think of examples like "Hunt Computer Technologies" but couldn't think of any. i know what you said makes sense now, but i don't like it :rolleyes: i hadn't really thought about it before today, but for some reason i think Wilders would look better with the ' :isay:
  7. Cochise
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    Cochise A missed friend

    Does 'Bad Grammar' include not using Capital letters were appropriateo_O :D


    Cochise,:cool: Apostraphising in Appalacia......
  8. Blackspear
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    Blackspear Global Moderator

    LOL lEAVE tHE yOUNG fULLA aLONE ;) :blink: :D

    :D :D :D
  9. iceni60
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    iceni60 ( ^o^)

    i don't think so, but i think spelling counts :ninja: :D
  10. iceni60
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    iceni60 ( ^o^)

    lol, did i spell grammar wrong? that's not my fault, and that's the truth. i pick up bad habits around you lot. :eek:
  11. beetlejuice
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    beetlejuice Registered Member

    No just ask my wife. Everythings my fault. ;)
    But you might want to read this. http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=1435
  12. iceni60
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    iceni60 ( ^o^)

    i can go along with that. :D
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  14. beetlejuice
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    beetlejuice Registered Member

    Well there was a question about the proper punctuation/title/name of this forum. I thought Pauls comment here would answer the question to everyones satisfaction. :D
    So you see, "Susan" it is. :thumb:
  15. Cochise
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    Cochise A missed friend

    I was just checking to see if you where (were) awake!...:D :D :D



    Cochise,:cool:
  16. iceni60
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    it seems we think alike :p

    btw, wilders is pronounced in the same way as wildebeest, but without the beest bit, and rs on the end. like this - Wilders.













    (will-ders)












    :D
  17. MikeBCda
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    Oh great, now you've gone and done it. Paul will see someone refer to him as "that Wilders beast", and we'll lose the forums. :cool: :D
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