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    Default We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling

    Which one is better?

    A. We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling - nor are we a religious organization - or a porn site. We are a collective self-help group or one for English enthusiasts.


    B. We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling. Nor are we a religious organization - nor a porn site. We are a collective self-help group or one for English enthusiasts.

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    Default Re: We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling

    Sentence A is good. The first sentence. The second doesn't make sense starting with the "or."

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    Default Re: We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling

    Is there some reason that you want to keep using "nor" and breaking the sentence up?

    We are not a dating group, a place to advertise what you're selling, a religious organisation or a porn site. We are a collective self-help ...
    We are none of the following: a dating group, a place to advertise, a religious organisation or a porn site. We are ...

    I think if people are truly getting the idea that you are such disparate things, your website might have a bit of an identity crisis!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: We are not a dating group - nor are we a place to advertise what you're selling

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    We are a collective self-help group or one for English enthusiasts.
    I agree with emsr2d2 about the identity crisis. Are you a self-help group or a group for English enthusiasts, or a self-help group for English enthusiasts? It might be best to choose one thing that you are, and to write that.

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