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    Ungifted is offline Junior Member
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    the following

    Can I say this?
    What I am actually trying to say is the following.

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    emsr2d2 is offline Moderator
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    Re: the following

    If you end with a colon instead of a full stop, and then actually follow it with what you are trying to say, it's fine.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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