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K I C K H A M
Posts: 14,630
Los Angeles, California, US


I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

Like if I thought that modeling is an extension of the soul.

Wouldn't I just say--

Modeling is an extension of the soul.

And the someone could quote me...

What is the point of writing, "Modeling is an extension of the soul." -Me

It just seems redundant.
Dec 02 12 03:11 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Gabrielle Heather
Posts: 10,064
Middle Island, New York, US


K I C K H A M wrote:
I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

Like if I thought that modeling is an extension of the soul.

Wouldn't I just say--

Modeling is an extension of the soul.

And the someone could quote me...

What is the point of writing, "Modeling is an extension of the soul." -Me

It just seems redundant.

they want to feel special in that they believe that may have spoken the words first. Same as copywriting things.

Dec 02 12 03:15 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


K I C K H A M wrote:
I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

Like if I thought that modeling is an extension of the soul.

Wouldn't I just say--

Modeling is an extension of the soul.

And the someone could quote me...

What is the point of writing, "Modeling is an extension of the soul." -Me

It just seems redundant.

never try to find a sense in people behavior
they aren't logical

Dec 02 12 03:15 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Gabrielle Heather
Posts: 10,064
Middle Island, New York, US


scrymettet wrote:
never try to find a sense in people behavior
they aren't logical

said scrymettet , I guess I didnt need that extra said eh?


edit: or your name.............. Im such a dope

Dec 02 12 03:17 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Gabrielle Heather wrote:

said scrymettet

i am wise and shit

Dec 02 12 03:18 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Gabrielle Heather wrote:

said scrymettet , I guess I didnt need that extra said eh?

smile

Dec 02 12 03:18 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Gabrielle Heather
Posts: 10,064
Middle Island, New York, US


I failed that assignment. I need spankings
Dec 02 12 03:19 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Gabrielle Heather wrote:
I failed that assignment. I need spankings

big_smile

twice tongue

Dec 02 12 03:20 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Gabrielle Heather wrote:
..
edit: or your name.............. Im such a dope

you saw a pic of my face, it's post traumatic syndrome

Dec 02 12 03:21 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
scrymettet
Posts: 31,930
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


sorry K...

sad
Dec 02 12 03:22 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
California Girls Skate
Posts: 343
Los Angeles, California, US


"People are often misquoted on the Internet."
- Abraham Lincoln
Dec 02 12 03:23 pm  Link  Quote 
Body Painter
Monad Studios
Posts: 9,536
Santa Rosa, California, US


They're afraid that if they say something clever people will assume they copied it from somewhere.

- Monad Studios 2012
Dec 02 12 03:25 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
udor
Posts: 22,063
New York, New York, US


K I C K H A M wrote:
I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

Like if I thought that modeling is an extension of the soul.

Wouldn't I just say--

Modeling is an extension of the soul.

And the someone could quote me...

What is the point of writing, "Modeling is an extension of the soul." -Me

It just seems redundant.

To avoid being called on repeating myself, when I say something that is relevant in a discussion, but I know I expressed the thought well somewhere else, I will say "as I said in [another thread]... quote..."

Maybe it's pretentious, but that's how I use my own quotes.

Dec 02 12 03:25 pm  Link  Quote 
Body Painter
Monad Studios
Posts: 9,536
Santa Rosa, California, US


Then there are people who quote their posts from years-old threads, taking it to a whole 'nother level.
Dec 02 12 03:26 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
K I C K H A M
Posts: 14,630
Los Angeles, California, US


udor wrote:

To avoid being called on repeating myself, when I say something that is relevant in a discussion, but I know I expressed the thought well somewhere else, I will say "as I said in [another thread]... quote..."

Maybe it's pretentious, but that's how I use my own quotes.

I think that's a little different.

I'm mainly talking about in profiles and such. smile

Dec 02 12 03:27 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Russian Katarina II
Posts: 2,515
London, England, United Kingdom


K I C K H A M wrote:
I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

Like if I thought that modeling is an extension of the soul.

Wouldn't I just say--

Modeling is an extension of the soul.

And the someone could quote me...

What is the point of writing, "Modeling is an extension of the soul." -Me

It just seems redundant.

"Fetish modeling is like a box of shackles - you never know what you're gonna get tied up with."
- Katarina



On behalf of the Department of redundancy department I would also like to thank you for your redundant comment on redundancy. The Department of redundancy department has considered your thoughts regarding redundancy and decided to award you the Department of redundancy department award of redundancy - the award itsself is naturally redundant, which means you get two.

Dec 02 12 03:29 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Lawrence Guy
Posts: 17,653
LAKE PEEKSKILL, New York, US


Katarina N. wrote:

"Fetish modeling is like a box of shackles - you never know what you're gonna get tied up with."
- Katarina



On behalf of the Department of redundancy department I would also like to thank you for your redundant comment on redundancy. The Department of redundancy department has considered your thoughts regarding redundancy and decided to award you the Department of redundancy department award of redundancy - the award itsself is naturally redundant, which means you get two.

yikes

Someone else who knows about the DRD!

*mind blown*

Dec 02 12 03:32 pm  Link  Quote 
Artist/Painter
ernst tischler
Posts: 15,071
Houston, Texas, US


Katarina N. wrote:
"Fetish modeling is like a box of shackles - you never know what you're gonna get tied up with."
- Katarina

"Quote of the day!"
~ ernst

Dec 02 12 03:33 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Carlos Occidental
Posts: 10,546
Glendora, California, US


I agree.  If you're saying it, don't add quotes, and certainly don't add "me" at the end. 
Doing so implies the writer is so impressed with their thoughts, they feel others may wish to know who came up with such insightful words.  Adding quotes is unnecessary.  Adding me is unnecessary.  Just say it.
Dec 02 12 03:41 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Russian Katarina II
Posts: 2,515
London, England, United Kingdom


ernst tischler wrote:

"Quote of the day!"
~ ernst

"I hate quotations, tell me what you know."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dec 02 12 03:41 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Russian Katarina II
Posts: 2,515
London, England, United Kingdom


Lawrence Guy wrote:
yikes

Someone else who knows about the DRD!

*mind blown*

Well, naturally.
It takes at least two for redundancy.

Plus, DRDs are cute.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/b7/DRD_01.jpg/220px-DRD_01.jpghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/b7/DRD_01.jpg/220px-DRD_01.jpg

Dec 02 12 03:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
DougBPhoto
Posts: 37,940
Portland, Oregon, US


DougBPhoto wrote:
some utter nonsense

Sadly, this is what I thought this thread was about. tongue

Dec 02 12 03:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Body Painter
Monad Studios
Posts: 9,536
Santa Rosa, California, US


Katarina N. wrote:

"I hate quotations, tell me what you know."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life itself is a quotation. ~Jorge Luis Borges

Dec 02 12 03:45 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
All Yours Photography
Posts: 2,294
Toledo, Ohio, US


K I C K H A M wrote:
I've always wondered about this. Why do people quote themselves? Why don't they just write it? Isn't it the job of someone else to quote you?

For the same reason that people write their profile in the 3rd person.  They think that the nice things they're saying about themselves will sound more important if it seems that someone else is saying them.

Dec 02 12 03:45 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Russian Katarina II
Posts: 2,515
London, England, United Kingdom


All Yours Photography wrote:

For the same reason that people write their profile in the 3rd person.  They think that the nice things they're saying about themselves will sound more important if it seems that someone else is saying them.

Katarina will have her people call your people shortly, to congratulate you on your keen and observant posting.

Dec 02 12 03:49 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
B R U N E S C I
Posts: 25,319
Bath, England, United Kingdom


Just my $0.02

wink





Ciao
Stefano
www.stefanobrunesci.com
Dec 02 12 03:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
intense_puppy
Posts: 864
Brighton, England, United Kingdom


"Let people do whatever the hell they want" - Some dude
Dec 02 12 03:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Good Egg Productions
Posts: 15,308
Orlando, Florida, US


intense puppy wrote:
"Let people do whatever the hell they want" - Some dude

I like that rug. It really ties the room together.  -- The Dude

Dec 02 12 04:22 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
K I C K H A M
Posts: 14,630
Los Angeles, California, US


intense puppy wrote:
"Let people do whatever the hell they want" - Some dude

I didn't say they couldn't. I asked why.

Those are two different things.

Dec 02 12 04:51 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
K I C K H A M
Posts: 14,630
Los Angeles, California, US


Katarina N. wrote:

"Fetish modeling is like a box of shackles - you never know what you're gonna get tied up with."
- Katarina



On behalf of the Department of redundancy department I would also like to thank you for your redundant comment on redundancy. The Department of redundancy department has considered your thoughts regarding redundancy and decided to award you the Department of redundancy department award of redundancy - the award itsself is naturally redundant, which means you get two.

http://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/2010/5/7/129177078501735500.jpg

Dec 02 12 04:52 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Kincaid Blackwood
Posts: 23,348
Atlanta, Georgia, US


Kincaid Blackwood wrote:
I've no idea what you're talking about.  This thread makes no sense at all.

Dec 02 12 06:07 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Marc Damon
Posts: 6,562
Biloxi, Mississippi, US


K I C K H A M wrote:

I didn't say they couldn't. I asked why.

Those are two different things.

"Some people feel the need to be self-important" - Me

Dec 02 12 06:26 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Raoul Isidro Images
Posts: 6,103
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


K I C K H A M wrote:
Why do people quote themselves?

I not only "quote" myself.

I sell them!

http://www.redbubble.com/people/lonelym … g-t-shirts

.

Dec 03 12 05:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Laurence Moan
Posts: 7,700
Huntington Beach, California, US


K I C K H A M wrote:
It just seems redundant.

QFT

Dec 03 12 05:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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