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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    How about...

    My computer freezed up

    I say that.

    It's fun to dis the rules.

    Cas :D
    It sounds (and looks) more jazzy than the staid old "froze". It's becoming like slang. Wouldn't use it with students, though. Part of the techy age?

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    Yes - "My computer freezed up" is incorrect and I wouldn't use it in an exam of as part of homework.
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    "Freezed" to me sounds just horrible, and wrong in any context- slang, formal, Asian shortening, techie, super lazy or any other! It's awful. 8)


    Mak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by makaveli
    "Freezed" to me sounds just horrible, and wrong in any context- slang, formal, Asian shortening, techie, super lazy or any other! It's awful. 8)
    Mak.
    We are all agreed we wouldn't use it, except in moments of utter despair (like when the computer freezed up) when we want to say something just horrible! :)

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    freeze[d]ried

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    Quote Originally Posted by makaveli
    "Freezed" to me sounds just horrible, and wrong in any context- slang, formal, Asian shortening, techie, super lazy or any other! It's awful. 8)


    Mak.

    Cas trepidatiously types, that there fire ya'll got burning is a tad bit too close to the library.


    Cas :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    freeze[d]ried
    That's squeezing yourself into the middle of the queue! Your [d], that is! :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwschang
    Quote Originally Posted by makaveli
    "Freezed" to me sounds just horrible, and wrong in any context- slang, formal, Asian shortening, techie, super lazy or any other! It's awful. 8)
    Mak.
    We are all agreed we wouldn't use it, except in moments of utter despair (like when the computer freezed up) when we want to say something just horrible! :)
    Nope, I think a hammer is far more suited in this situation!!!!!!


    M.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwschang
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    freeze[d]ried
    That's squeezing yourself into the middle of the queue! Your [d], that is! :wink:
    What's the guy's name who ruled with a smile and an iron fist? You know, the velvet hammer guy? Was it Makaveli?


    Cas :D

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    I thought it was the Prince.

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