Percontation mark

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  1. Georacer

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  2. djsfantasi

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    A most useful find ¡

    (Just had to use it)
     
  3. Georacer

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    Your mark shows like a simple, everyday "i"⸮
     
  4. ericgibbs

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    Amen to that.:rolleyes:
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  5. wayneh

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    In my opinion, irony is in the eye of the beholder based on the content. It doesn't need a mark any more than you need a joke mark. If it's not funny, the mark doesn't change that. Same with irony.

    A sarcasm mark, on the other hand, sounds really useful. It's a legitimate problem than the reader may not understand that the author is being sarcastic without a helpful and explicit clue. Some people such as my grandmother don't "get" sarcasm and this would alert them.

    Other than copy-and-paste, I'm not sure how to get a "⸮" on my keyboard.
     
  6. #12

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    Hmmm...left handed question mark. I'll file that right next to, "octothorpe".
     
  7. GopherT

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    Unfortunately, Apple ipad does not have that printable character in their set yet.
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  8. JoeJester

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    Octothorpe ........

    Finally, someone used the proper name of the symbol that starts your name.
     
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  9. cmartinez

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    In spanish that word sounds like "eight times as clumsy"... ha ha ha... :D
     
  10. djsfantasi

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    Oops, supposed to be an inverted ! mark
     
  11. cmartinez

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    Now I get it... I didn't understand it at first because I too couldn't see that character in my screen...
    But ¡Hey! ... ¿Didn't you guys know that in spanish, at least, you're supposed to use both an opening and a closing punctuation mark when writing questions or exclamations?
    That way the reader can more easily properly intone the phrase he's reading before he starts reading it.
     
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  12. #12

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    That was HP...about a month ago.
     
  13. cmartinez

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    How do you get that symbol on a lappie with no numeric keypad?
     
  15. wayneh

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    On my Mac, this character ⸮ displays fine (mirror image of question mark) and is a member of the Menlo and Geneva font sets. However I still can't find it in character or keyboard maps.
     
  16. mcgyvr

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    I just see a box.. How ironic
     
  17. cmartinez

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    So do I... wonder if it has to do with my browser's character settings?
     
  18. Wendy

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    Same here, a box.
     
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