Quote Originally Posted by Enlightened View Post
I'd use the double punctuation for writing novels. I would not use it for other forms of writing.
hmm. Not even for novels. Certainly not as in the example given. "Get out of the way!" is action at break-neck speed via dialogue, which is what you want if you're using an exclamatory. Tacking "John said" on the end puts on the brakes. I'd recommend a rewrite if I were betaing/editing something like that.