Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 52
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 118,867, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonenum1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,181
    Points
    118,867
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Affect Vs. Effect

    Affect and effect are two words that are commonly confused.
    "Affect" is usually a verb meaning "to influence".
    • The drug did not affect the disease.
    "Effect" is usually a noun meaning "result".
    • The drug has many adverse side effects.
    "Effect" can also be used as a verb meaning "to bring about".
    • The present government effected many positive changes.



    I cheer for two teams, Iowa State and whoever is playing the hawkeyes.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 856,769, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,020
    Points
    856,769
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,268
    Given: 1,100

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    This has actually been bugging me as well.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  3. #3
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Oldpeopleville
    Posts
    9,207
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Yea, I just didn't feel like saying it 600 times in the HB threads. Creating a new thread for this was such a great idea!


    "Seven minutes to glory."

  4. #4
    Pro Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    AIT's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Johnston, IA
    Posts
    2,743
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect




  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 149,665, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ZJohnson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    3,446
    Points
    149,665
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 47
    Given: 32

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Some of us were just talking about this today. This is HB's page on ESPN.com, the April 2009 blog has this grammar issue.

    Harrison Barnes - College Basketball Recruiting 2010 - ESPN



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 727,606, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,000
    Points
    727,606
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,058
    Given: 558

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    It's still all so unclear. How will this effect me?



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 90,752, Level: 93
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 498
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    4,149
    Points
    90,752
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 36

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    this thread really has no affect on me.


    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post

    Dosry, You know what? I think I'll agree with you :)

    Quote Originally Posted by bos
    You sir are a legend.

  8. #8
    Walk On SouthernClone06's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Dubuque, IA
    Posts
    220
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Now that this has been cleared up we need to move on to lose and loose.


    Hit 'em Hard
    Every Yard
    ISU

  9. #9
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Oldpeopleville
    Posts
    9,207
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernClone06 View Post
    Now that this has been cleared up we need to move on to lose and loose.
    You loose when you don't win and you're lose when you ain't tight.

    Now that that's settled, let's move on to which and witch.


    "Seven minutes to glory."

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 856,769, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,020
    Points
    856,769
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,268
    Given: 1,100

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    You loose when you don't win and you're lose when you ain't tight.

    Now that that's settled, let's move on to which and witch.
    "I wish you were a witch. I'd curse you!!!!" --Cops in Salem, Mass. on the Ben Stiller Show


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 64,904, Level: 79
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,546
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    1,997
    Points
    64,904
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 8

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    My personal favorite: should of.

    NO. It's should have. Annoys me every time I see it wrong.



  12. #12
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Oldpeopleville
    Posts
    9,207
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by MoreCowbell
    My personal favorite: should of.

    NO. It's should have. Annoys me every time I see it wrong.
    Irregardless, people are dumb.


    "Seven minutes to glory."

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 313,779, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,527
    Points
    313,779
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 107
    Given: 20

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Irregardless, people are dumb.

    and people who constantly look for it are not, is this website about grammer school.
    just my opinion who cares



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 727,606, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,000
    Points
    727,606
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,058
    Given: 558

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    and people who constantly look for it are not, is this website about grammer school.
    just my opinion who cares
    Oh, now you've done it......Punctuation police arrive in 3....2....1



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 431,685, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,786
    Points
    431,685
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 15

    Re: Grammar Police - Affect vs. Effect

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Irregardless, people are dumb.
    God, I hope you're kidding.

    (and now that I think about it, my high school English/Literature teacher used that word...and was serious )


    Last edited by IcSyU; 06-27-2009 at 10:43 PM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM