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    Default please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    hello! i want to write something for my twitter bio. please help me with these sentences, which one is the most correct?

    1. History nerd and gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.
    2. A history nerd and gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.
    3. A history nerd and a gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.


    i'm confused to use prefix. thanks.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    Quote Originally Posted by ucul View Post
    hello! i want to write something for my twitter bio. please help me with these sentences, which one is the most correct?

    1. History nerd and gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.
    2. A history nerd and gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.
    3. A history nerd and a gamer with a fondness for chocolate milkshake.


    i'm confused to use prefix. thanks.
    #1 seems OK.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    Welcome to the forum, ucul.

    Always capitalise 'I' and the first word of every sentence.

    You mean you're confused about the use of the indefinite article – not 'prefix'.

    I'd use #3, but whichever you choose, write '...milkshakes'.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum, ucul.

    Always capitalise 'I' and the first word of every sentence.

    You mean you're confused about the use of the indefinite article not 'prefix'.

    I'd use #3, but whichever you choose, write '...milkshakes'.
    Thanks for the correction. Any reason why did you pick #3? And what is wrong with #1 and #2?

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    It's a matter of preference. I didn't say any of them were wrong.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's a matter of preference. I didn't say any of them were wrong.
    OK, thank you. I would choose #3 then.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    ... And, in the context (although none of them exceeds 140 characters) I'd choose 1.

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    PS My '' was in response to #5

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    I really love this forum. The users are so responsive and helpful. Thanks, guys!

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    I'd pick #1 too for Twitter. (As long as you say "milkshakes.") Terseness rules.

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    Default Re: please help me with these sentences. i found this very tricky.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum, ucul.

    Always capitalise 'I' and the first word of every sentence.

    You mean you're confused about the use of the indefinite article not 'prefix'.

    I'd use #3, but whichever you choose, write '...milkshakes'.
    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I'd pick #1 too for Twitter. (As long as you say "milkshakes.") Terseness rules.
    Milkshakes? Why make it as a plural?

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