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    Default Passive voice is to be abused in this thread

    There is much imploring and enticing by the author of this post for there to be massive abuse of passive voice in this thread.

    Poor grammar diction and style are all wanted in this thread. It is really wanted to be had.

    Pleading is done by me for the purpose of participation by others in this inane endeavor.

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    This comes naturally to me....
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    The use of passive voice is a much-maligned skill. It is hoped that more people will embrace this esteemed art form.
    ...so much smoke pouring out of each chromosome.

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    Tripping when trying to be creative makes my literary skin crawl. Passive voice isn't the only sharpened instrument that needs additional sharpening.

    Modifiers, especially when dangling.

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    Threads were created. Honor was to be had.

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    Jack Flak is what I would consider a chum of mine.

    Man, I hate confusing my nouns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Night View Post
    Tripping when trying to be creative makes my literary skin crawl. Passive voice isn't the only sharpened instrument that needs additional sharpening.

    Modifiers, especially when dangling.
    Things that dangle are liked by me.

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    My worst nightmare, this thread is.

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    The passive voice is desirable in some fields, including science, as it is believed that this enhances objectivity[1]. A slightly more active voice is occasionally preffered to increase readability, but a fully active voice is uncommon, and such styles may be perceived as unusual or out of place by readers accustomed to the fully passive voice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uberfuhrer View Post
    My worst nightmare, this thread is.

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