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UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
5/28/14 12:40 P

because we shout

KJFITNESSDUDE Posts: 15,787
5/28/14 10:07 A

Welcome to MY world, GIVEMEFRIES, it's a never ending battle.
*facepalm*

USING SP TO HELP YOU KEEP TRACK OF WEIGHT LOSs, CALORIE INTAKE AND EXERCISE "IS" THE SHORTCUT!!!!!!
sTOP TRYING TO CONSUME A MAGIC WEIGHTLOSS PILL, OY!
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5/28/14 7:22 A

Does no one read the first post anymore?

GOTCHA! 5lb. lost: A new toy for my cat and every five pounds after~♥
GOTCHA! 10lb.: New water bottle
GOTCHA! 15lb.: Splurge on coconut oil
20lb.: Piercing day!
25lb.: New workout clothes/gear
50lb.: Tattoo
75lb: TBD
100lb.:TBD
ONECALMMOM Posts: 6,258
5/28/14 3:22 A

All Caps = Yelling or to emphasize a word

If the journey was easy I wouldn't appreciate the benefits I reap.

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” --William Arthur Ward
MEWHENRYSMAMA Posts: 8,676
5/26/14 3:26 P

Yes, it is usually yelling, but I did it for some time due to carpel tunnel and it caused less pain.

EELPIE Posts: 2,700
5/26/14 3:02 P

ALL CAPS=YELLING

Yeah - I cut slack a lot depending on the user - esp. the elderly....heck I'm just happy they are here and participating emoticon

The best exercise in the world is to bend down and help someone up.
LILSPARKGIRL Posts: 2,740
5/26/14 2:32 P

ALL CAPS=YELLING

I'm not sure this is 100% true. I think for elderly people they have a hard time seeing the letters thy are typing if it's not in caps. I usually try to figure out the user - new to the internet/forums or having a hard time seeing before I think they are yelling.

1st Goal: 18lbs by June 1 - Met goal on 4/28

2nd Goal: Onederland by July 31

LOVEBONNIELOVE Posts: 535
5/26/14 1:43 P

CAPS=YELLING

ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (122,241)
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5/26/14 1:42 P

Thanks, I never end noticed until now, lol.

ANARIE Posts: 12,667
5/26/14 12:38 P

I'm pretty sure LilSparkGirl has it right-- when you establish your username, they deliberately make it not case-sensitive, and then the computer doesn't have the information of where you wanted the caps. Making user names case-insensitive is standard. They could presumably program a "How do you want to display your name?" feature, but that's a lot of work for not much benefit-- most people see the caps even when they're not there.

EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
5/26/14 11:48 A

I'd guess it's just random and the only folks who could answer the question are the spark staffers and I doubt they'd know.

Maybe they'll chime in.

Moving in new directions.
LILSPARKGIRL Posts: 2,740
5/26/14 11:44 A

I'm guessing it is because if there was a difference when it was programmed, there would be a GiveMeFries, a givemefries, a Givemefries, etc. Spark is old, there would have to be more programming done to change it.

1st Goal: 18lbs by June 1 - Met goal on 4/28

2nd Goal: Onederland by July 31

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5/26/14 11:41 A

GIVE MY FRIES PLEEEEEASE! XD I guess that's alright.

I know it's how the system is set up... I'm just wondering why. :U

GOTCHA! 5lb. lost: A new toy for my cat and every five pounds after~♥
GOTCHA! 10lb.: New water bottle
GOTCHA! 15lb.: Splurge on coconut oil
20lb.: Piercing day!
25lb.: New workout clothes/gear
50lb.: Tattoo
75lb: TBD
100lb.:TBD
EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
5/26/14 11:38 A

It's just the way the system is set up.

Moving in new directions.
LILSPARKGIRL Posts: 2,740
5/26/14 11:36 A

LOL - when I see your screen name I laugh because it's in caps. It makes reminds me of the hungry monster inside of me. Like Cookie Monster. COOKIE!!!!!!!!!!! GIVEMEFRIES!

:)

1st Goal: 18lbs by June 1 - Met goal on 4/28

2nd Goal: Onederland by July 31

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5/26/14 11:14 A

Like, I typed my username as GiveMeFries, but it's GIVEMEFRIES on SparkPeople... Like I'm yelling or something.

GOTCHA! 5lb. lost: A new toy for my cat and every five pounds after~♥
GOTCHA! 10lb.: New water bottle
GOTCHA! 15lb.: Splurge on coconut oil
20lb.: Piercing day!
25lb.: New workout clothes/gear
50lb.: Tattoo
75lb: TBD
100lb.:TBD
JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (288,787)
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5/25/14 11:29 P

Hummm?

Janie Garcia Moreno

"WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE"

"PRAYER CHANGES THINGS"

"NEVER PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A PERIOD!"

"WHAT THE MIND CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE, IT CAN ACHIEVE!"
MEEKA71 SparkPoints: (37,230)
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5/25/14 11:06 P

I've been wondering this as well!

GIVEMEFRIES SparkPoints: (8,868)
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Posts: 572
5/25/14 8:51 P

.-. Like our names and stuff?

GOTCHA! 5lb. lost: A new toy for my cat and every five pounds after~♥
GOTCHA! 10lb.: New water bottle
GOTCHA! 15lb.: Splurge on coconut oil
20lb.: Piercing day!
25lb.: New workout clothes/gear
50lb.: Tattoo
75lb: TBD
100lb.:TBD
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