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Offline Alieo

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Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« on: April 27, 2012, 11:32:23 PM »
Without breaking the restriction, are you able to speak entirely with questions? Can you answer questions with questions? Can you express a command but not include usual punctuation as command sentences do? May I point out an example?

Person #1: How are you on this fine day?
Person #2: Could one not tell from the smile on my face that I am doing just dandy? And how do you fair?
Person #1: Could one conclude the same?
Person #2: I know, right? So what are you going to do today?
Person #1: Would you agree that it would be a good day to go to the beach and eat ice cream?
Person #2: Would I not be human if I didn't?

So, as you can see, could this be possible to keep up throughout an entire conversation? Can we really respond with a question EACH TIME another question is thrown at us? Can we keep up the question response trend here? What say you?
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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2012, 04:15:34 AM »
This would be a curious experiment? No?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 04:34:45 AM »
Will I do it even better?  Will I dispense with the letters and words and speak entirely in punctuation?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 07:53:54 AM »
You do it better? You think anyone else can do any better?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2012, 09:25:39 AM »
What, by speaking in punctuation, do you mean of this half-arrow with question marks?
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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2012, 12:01:21 PM »
Can we really call this a conversation?
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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2012, 12:49:45 PM »
Would calling it an experiment be better?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2012, 01:14:22 PM »
What happens if someone stops posting in the form of questions? Is an interrobang an acceptable way to end a sentence in this thread?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2012, 01:26:06 PM »
Do you really want to know? Do you even know how horribe that would be?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2012, 01:48:05 PM »
Can we really call this a conversation?


It is a conversation if it's a response that ends in a question, is it not? It is a challenge; to end every sentence with a question even though it is a response, yet, it is doable with proper manipulation of the English language could not one conclude?

What happens if someone stops posting in the form of questions? Is an interrobang an acceptable way to end a sentence in this thread?


I would think an interrobang would be an appropriate method of responding to a question if the answer causes frustration, because let's face it, wouldn't your head hurt trying to think of an adequate response in question form? Would it not conjure up a "WHAT?!" response once in a while?

Would calling it an experiment be better?


Yes, I do agree with this statement, and don't you think it would be interesting to see how far one could carry it on?

So how is everyone's weekend so far? I stayed up late last night as usual and went to Cracker Barrel for breakfast, but I wonder; was that waitress at Cracker Barrel single? Why did I forget to check if she had on a ring? I've also been playing Legend of "Zelda: Link's Awakening" on Game Boy, which in my opinion is one of the most emotional story lines in the Zelda series, is it not? And WHY is spell check telling me "Zelda" is misspelled?! (There's your I interrobang, Wraith, is it not?)
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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2012, 02:12:39 PM »
You find it strange that I recently just played the original, sequel (NES), and Twilight Princess?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2012, 02:29:51 PM »
That's pretty cool, but which one is your favorite Zelda game? Have you ever played Link's Awakening? The ending is so emotional, I think one would not be human if they did not shed a tear during that ending, however, everyone reacts differently, wouldn't you think so?
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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2012, 04:03:46 PM »
Have you ever played my favorite two, the original and twilight princess? Is that other game you mentioned any fun?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2012, 05:28:12 PM »
That's pretty cool, but which one is your favorite Zelda game? Have you ever played Link's Awakening? The ending is so emotional, I think one would not be human if they did not shed a tear during that ending, however, everyone reacts differently, wouldn't you think so?

I don't know, would I say so?  Do you think I would say so?
Do I think I would say so?

Is this thread really so fun that it's the only thread active on PD for the past few days, or is there some other reason?

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Re: Is it possible to speak entirely in question form?
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2012, 06:39:55 PM »
It's OK, I presume, to have never played any of those?

 

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