User talk:67.204.237.112

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Edit summary comments[edit]

If commas are your thing, and you want to cruise around inserting them where you think they are necessary, that's great. We can use all the help we can get. For an edit summary, however, all you need to say is "inserted missing comma." There is no need to shout. We're all just volunteers here, and plenty of us don't even speak English as a first language, but expert knowledge and a willingness to share it are plenty valuable, so try to relax. You can check the section on edit summary do's and don'ts in the essay on civility for guidance. -AndrewDressel (talk) 18:37, 2 August 2012 (UTC)

Until I can see a change in comma usage, such as in the intro of a sentence, I'll keep shouting, as…… PEOPLE AREN'T GETTING THE MESSAGE! --67.204.237.112 (talk) 20:27, 22 August 2012 (UTC).
Shouting' probably wont improve peoples grammar. It is great that you are here to assist, however... please remember that everyone brings something to WP and that not everyone is good at spelling and grammar. I for one have loads of professional and personal knowledge to give but am pretty dyslexic and no amount of shaming while I was at school improved my writing and I am sure it won't now. WP works because others come along and sweep up after others weaknesses - it's called teamwork, so please, please, accept other people as they are with good grace and keep sorting their grammar. Do please avoid shouting, at best you will put people's backs up, at worst you will shame people with poor grammar into leaving WP and we will then all loose their unique knowledge. On a lighter note, I haven't been able to find a link to the article, but I remember reading some years back about a couple of American teenagers who toured the country correcting grammar wherever they saw mistakes - on noticeboards, street signs and menus outside cafes until they were arrested when they 'corrected' the grammar on an ancient monument! PeterEastern (talk) 17:45, 21 November 2012 (UTC)
One more thing, do please sign-up so we can have a proper discussion. It feels odd to be talking to an IP address, even if it is a static one. PeterEastern (talk) 17:45, 21 November 2012 (UTC)