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    #1

    "... on here ..."

    "You can post specific questions which you have problems with on here and we will try to help."

    Could I replace on by in, please?




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    #2

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    "You can post specific questions which you have problems with on here and we will try to help."

    Could I replace on by in, please?



    You could just use 'here'. 'On here' means 'on this forum'. There's nothing inherently wrong with 'in this forum', but I think most people would think of it as 'on'. What full phrase are thinking of - 'in this ___"?

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    #3

    Re: "... on here ..."

    How about without the preposition?

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    #4

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How about without the preposition?
    Sounds good, to me.


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    #5

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How about without the preposition?
    That's what I meant when I said "you could just use 'here'", as opposed to "in here" or "on here".

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    #6

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    That's what I meant when I said "you could just use 'here'", as opposed to "in here" or "on here".
    Sorry- that bit got lost in my memory after reading the rest.

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    #7

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    "You can post specific questions which you have problems with on here and we will try to help."

    Could I replace on by in, please?



    I think this is something I wrote. The reason I used "on here" was because I thought that if I said "here", the OP might think that they should post new questions in the same thread. By saying "on here", I meant "on the forum". Whilst I agree that "in the forum" would have been equally possible, "in here" would also have suggested "in this thread".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: "... on here ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I think this is something I wrote. The reason I used "on here" was because I thought that if I said "here", the OP might think that they should post new questions in the same thread. By saying "on here", I meant "on the forum". Whilst I agree that "in the forum" would have been equally possible, "in here" would also have suggested "in this thread".
    I agree with "on a forum", because we are "on" not "in" a computer; we are "on" not "in" the Internet.

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