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Who would like to expound such "street English"?

 
 
Reply Wed 17 Jul, 2013 11:57 pm
Well, your guys are generous, wise and kind in explaining Standard English for ESL students, helping them advance in the way to the free kingdom of mastering SE.
But laughingly an ESL student who has almost mastered SE would be beaten by "street English", such as: 'BLUE FIX GARGZ PLZZZZ' (does it mean BLUE (the sockpuppet of some moderator) please solve the question?)?

What does "fix gargz" mean?

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Invented by a Blizzard moderator on the Warcraft III forum. There is always much whining going on on those official forums, much sucking up to moderators and an awful lot of 'BLUE!!! PLZ REPLY!!!1one' (Blue = color of moderator posts), so when a mod posts something, you can bet there'll be thousands of people jumping on it, if only to spam 'BLUE FIX GARGZ PLZZZZ' or 'first reply woooot!' after it in the vain hope that the mod will read it and react.

So when one invented this new buzzword, it was grabbed and squeezed out and spread like a virus across all of the Blizzard forums and from there over the internet


http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ROFLcopter
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InfraBlue
 
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 09:40 am
"GARGZ" looks to be a username.
oristarA
 
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 10:23 am
@InfraBlue,
InfraBlue wrote:

"GARGZ" looks to be a username.


So 'BLUE FIX GARGZ PLZZZZ' mean "Blue, please give Gargz a lesson"?

InfraBlue
 
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 10:44 am
@oristarA,
It can mean a plea for help in general for GARGZ.
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 11:10 am

Official employes of Blizzard (World of Warcraft) post in blue text on the company's messageboards. Anything in blue text is likely to reflect official Blizzard policy.

So by calling for action from "BLUE" they are calling for Blizzard to fix something that they are having a problem with in the game.

I am not quite sure what Gargz refers to. It could be something within the game I haven't heard of (unlikely but possible), or it could be a made up word given as a typical example of a request to fix something.

PLZ and PLZZZZ are annoying ways of writing "please".

ROFL stands for Rolling On Floor Laughing. It is a variant of LOL.

Copter is probably short for helicopter. So roflcopter is probably just a more extreme version of LOL.
JTT
 
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 11:26 am
@oralloy,
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Official employes of Blizzard (World of Warcraft)


Adults with at least the mental capacity of capuchin monkeys.
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JTT
 
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Reply Thu 18 Jul, 2013 12:53 pm
@oristarA,
Who would like to expound on such "street English"?
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glitterbag
 
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Reply Fri 19 Jul, 2013 06:17 pm
@InfraBlue,
Could it possibly be a question? As in, Blue, please fix cars?
oralloy
 
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Reply Sun 21 Jul, 2013 07:58 am
@glitterbag,
glitterbag wrote:
Could it possibly be a question? As in, Blue, please fix cars?

It is a request more than a question. But otherwise yes.

Recent examples:
http://blue.mmo-champion.com/topic/256143-garrosh-bug-fixxed-in-52yes-no/
http://blue.mmo-champion.com/topic/261488-53-chess-event-karazhan/
http://blue.mmo-champion.com/topic/261741-scools-out-forever-bug/
http://blue.mmo-champion.com/topic/259389-fix-the-loot-issues-blizzard-ns-hot-fix/

The last one of the four is more in line with the example that is being asked about. The first three were written in comprehensible English, and got a much better response because of it.

I'm not exactly sure what's up with the Karazhan fixes mentioned in the second example. Kara has been obsolete for a good five years.
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