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Bartholomew
07-22-2011, 01:44 PM
lol since there's a thread 4 teh Anglish, why not uther english dialects?

It's be interesting to see if lolspeak actually has rules, and if we can identify them.

Cliff Face
07-22-2011, 02:55 PM
Lolspeak was created by the Borg to overthrow humanity using our own natures against us.

Not that that's a bad thing.

BunnyMaz
07-22-2011, 03:18 PM
That ain't lolspeak, that's a combination of text speak and l33t.

Lolspeak is...

different.

http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=Main_Page

This is a pretty good resource for in-depth lolspeak definition. And has a "how to" for speaking lolcat!

http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=How_to_speak_lolcat

Bartholomew
07-22-2011, 04:55 PM
Nar, i am want lolrulz nao. :O

xlatshun:

No, I'd like a more concise list, please. :-)

...

i reed teh lolcat capshuns outlowd and mah accent 4 dems am so damm kyut. =)

Bartholomew
07-22-2011, 05:09 PM
am teh verb tentses & voysezs invertified for all dem verbs, or am dey ecksepshuns?

BunnyMaz
07-22-2011, 06:13 PM
Yew CAN haz moar lolrulez!

Iz googled on teh interwebs fur proper lolspeak rulez and haz fownd dis!

http://speaklolspeak.com/

Naow to beeing wiv da thankses and cookies pls kthnxbai!


...I feel soiled.

SaraP
07-22-2011, 10:48 PM
:roll:

Chris P
07-22-2011, 10:59 PM
There were a number of shorthand systems (http://www.alysion.org/handy/althandwriting.htm)I tried to learn that are based on dropping the short vowels but leaving the long ones in, and replacing articles with simple symbols: ". bk s nu & i cn gt t f u" means "the book is new and I can get it for you."

I was really interested in learning Handywrite (http://www.alysion.org/handy/handywrite.htm), as it seemed the most simple, but because my handwriting is very poor, the differing lengths of the lines for different sounds were tough for me. For example, the difference between a "k" and a "g" sound is the length of the curved line. Meanwhile, the "th" sound and "p" sounds are made by lines that look the same, but are drawn in different directions (up and to the right or down and to the left). I couldn't keep them consistent. I'd still love to learn it, but since I don't do much writing longhand anymore there's not as much need.

All that to say that txtspk and all that aren't new; variants have been used by specialists for over 100 years. It's only now coming to the masses out of a perceived need for it to keep SMS messages small.

Xelebes
07-22-2011, 11:00 PM
Icanhaz speekz on churchee tingz?

Chris P
07-22-2011, 11:04 PM
Yew CAN haz moar lolrulez!

Iz googled on teh interwebs fur proper lolspeak rulez and haz fownd dis!

http://speaklolspeak.com/

Naow to beeing wiv da thankses and cookies pls kthnxbai!


...I feel soiled.

I can't decide if I should read that in the voice of Gollum or of Elmyra from Tiny Toons.

Bartholomew
07-23-2011, 05:01 AM
Cliff Face: moar glittars nao! :O

thothguard51
07-23-2011, 05:12 AM
B4 I 4k U, hw o'd R U?

That one used to get a lot of face slaps once the girls figured it out...

Chase
07-23-2011, 06:33 PM
B4 I 4k U, hw o'd R U?

That one used to get a lot of face slaps once the girls figured it out...

Ha ha ha, the above is not only a test of age and intelligence, but also willingness. There should be no slap, unless one is foolish enough to text within arm's reach. If you get an lol and a number higher than 17 texted in return, the gambit worked.

But why in the world place an old-fashioned comma after U?

Bartholomew
07-23-2011, 09:12 PM
commas are for "high-lolspeak" such as in the lolbible.