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    #1

    it is more...

    What bothers you here? Is it the fact that it is crowded?
    1-It is more the noise than the fact that it is crowded that bothers me.
    2-It is more then noise than the fact that it is crowded.

    Are sentence '1' and '2' acceptable in this context?

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    #2

    Re: it is more...

    Both are correct, IMO, but, as it is an answer to a recent question, I'd prefer #2. As an alternative, you could say "It is the noise more than anything else" or "No, it's the noise".
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: it is more...

    In #2, "then" needs to be changed to "the".

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    #4

    Re: it is more...

    Acceptable, but very few people would come out with a sentence like 1 in a crowd in a noisy place- it's far too structured.

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    #5

    Re: it is more...

    Spot on, Tdol. They'd just shout at the top of their voice 'No — it's too bloody noisy!'

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