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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Lootifer on Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:40 pm

No its still a hash sign. Something with a hash at the start is the hashtag (e.g. #shitthreads).

And it is definitely the sign for number (e.g. you're #1 translates to YOU'RE NUMBER ONE!). That I agree with.

I just dont get the pound bit. Sounds old fashioned and lame.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby BigBallinStalin on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:09 pm

Lootifer wrote:No its still a hash sign. Something with a hash at the start is the hashtag (e.g. #shitthreads).

And it is definitely the sign for number (e.g. you're #1 translates to YOU'RE NUMBER ONE!). That I agree with.

I just dont get the pound bit. Sounds old fashioned and lame.



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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby tzor on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:31 pm

Lootifer wrote:I just dont get the pound bit. Sounds old fashioned and lame.


Most people use Lb. these days, so the use of # to represent pounds is sort of exceptionally rare.

(On the other hand, measurements will still use ' more minutes and " for seconds, especially when it relates to degrees, minutes and seconds))
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Postby 2dimes on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:33 pm

#245

Vs


245#

See the difference?
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby AndyDufresne on Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:17 pm

2dimes

vs

dimes2


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Postby 2dimes on Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:42 pm

Know bananas.

No bananas.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby jonesthecurl on Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:55 pm

Knob nanas.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Lootifer on Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:32 am

#result
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby rdsrds2120 on Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:41 am

TA1LGUNN3R wrote:Since when has that become a "hashtag?" I always knew it as the pound sign, like when you're calling an automated call center and they ask you for a number followed by the pound sign.

-TG


The symbol '#' is indeed a pound sign. That symbol followed by text together makes a hashtag.

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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:23 am

RDS, we had a beautiful hijack going, and then you just have to come in and post some on topic content. :(


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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Army of GOD on Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:29 pm

#include <iostream>
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Army of GOD on Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:31 pm

In Commonwealth English, the symbol is usually called the hash and the corresponding telephone key is called the hash key. In American English, the symbol is usually called the pound sign (outside the US, this term often describes instead the British currency symbol "£") and the telephone key is called the pound key.[1] In Canadian English, this key is most frequently called the pound key, in reference to telephone buttons,[citation needed] but in technology is always referred to as hash.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby rdsrds2120 on Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:22 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:RDS, we had a beautiful hijack going, and then you just have to come in and post some on topic content. :(


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What's funny is that I had posted it from my phone, and hadn't seen the rest of the comments at the time. Boy do I feel late to the party.

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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Lootifer on Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:24 pm

#donkeyballs

(#thisthreadistoremainsfwplox)
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:56 pm

It used to be the Number key on the phone but because we hang out with Americans and copy them we changed it.
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Postby Lootifer on Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:45 pm

2dimes wrote:It used to be the Number key on the phone but because we hang out with Americans and copy them we changed it.

F*CK CANADA; UP YOUR FUCKING GAME. JEEZ.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:46 pm

Lootifer wrote:
2dimes wrote:It used to be the Number key on the phone but because we hang out with Americans and copy them we changed it.

F*CK CANADA; UP YOUR FUCKING GAME. JEEZ.

Come on over if you want to be #ed.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Lootifer on Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:49 pm

Since your avatar is saying "alllllll righhht" as ytou posted that, then ok, brt.

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Postby 2dimes on Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:56 pm

I'm more likely to be playing.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby notyou2 on Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:59 pm

That certainly isn't what we call Hash in Canada.
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby ender516 on Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:58 pm

Where are the other nerds who should have already told you to call # an octothorpe?
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Re: #hashtags, #facebook

Postby Army of GOD on Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:28 am

Just saw this on Facebook. Granted, it was shared on instagram, but I don't want to see stupid fucking hashtags that literally are so non-specific they could refer to anything:

"#AudreyHepburn #picture with #quote from #icingbyclaires."

"#picture"? ISNT EVERYTHING ON INSTAGRAM A GOD DAMN PICTURE. f*ck ME IN THE ASS
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