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The title kinda explains what I'm trying to get at here. We all see comic sans and it bugs us to peaces. So, where did you see it today? Pictures are optional.

I saw it on a handout from class today and in another classes powerpoint slide.

btw, you MUST post in comic sans!

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The title kinda explains what I'm trying to get at here. We all see comic sans and it bugs us to peaces. So, where did you see it today? Pictures are optional.

I saw it on a handout from class today and in another classes powerpoint slide.

btw, you MUST post in comic sans!

I saw Comic Sans right here today.

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The title kinda explains what I'm trying to get at here. We all see comic sans and it bugs us to peaces. So, where did you see it today? Pictures are optional.

I saw it on a handout from class today and in another classes powerpoint slide.

btw, you MUST post in comic sans!

I saw Comic Sans right here today.

smart ass... :P

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I am defying you, I can't bring myself to use comic sans.

But my US History teacher certainly can. As in, her power points. Exclusively comic sans. I may have to switch out of the class.

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I am defying you, I can't bring myself to use comic sans.

But my US History teacher certainly can. As in, her power points. Exclusively comic sans. I may have to switch out of the class.

What's it with teachers and comic sans? I guess it's because it's seen as a "fun" font. (which I guess it is, it's just over used)

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I am defying you, I can't bring myself to use comic sans.

But my US History teacher certainly can. As in, her power points. Exclusively comic sans. I may have to switch out of the class.

What's it with teachers and comic sans? I guess it's because it's seen as a "fun" font. (which I guess it is, it's just over used)

It depends on what grade they teach. I have a friend who's an elementary school teacher and she uses Comic Sans because of the way the letters are written, especially the lowercase a. When teaching young kids to write, do they write a or a ?

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I am defying you, I can't bring myself to use comic sans.

But my US History teacher certainly can. As in, her power points. Exclusively comic sans. I may have to switch out of the class.

What's it with teachers and comic sans? I guess it's because it's seen as a "fun" font. (which I guess it is, it's just over used)

It depends on what grade they teach. I have a friend who's an elementary school teacher and she uses Comic Sans because of the way the letters are written, especially the lowercase a. When teaching young kids to write, do they write a or a ?

You learn the one without the hat but it isn't really enforced. A lot of girls seem to switch as time goes on though. Anyway, I posted to say that grade doesn't matter, I still regularly see it and my friend in AP BC Calculus has it on his handouts too. Embarrassing.

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Yeah the class I'm in is 11th grade AP American History. So, yeah... once you're out of elementary school, there is no justification for Comic Sans.

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Well today, it was used in my math class. My teacher used it all through out a power point presentation. But the more interesting part is that she gave an explanation. "It's easier on the eyes from the back of the room". Since I do sit in the back, it is easy on the eyes from a note-taking standpoint, but from a design standpoint, yikes.

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I notice a lot of people posting that they saw it in school. Has anyone seen it outside of a school?

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Well, I don't think anyone in the right mind uses it in ads or business logos, it's not as professional as Copperplate. :rolleyes:

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Back in 11th grade I heckled my statistics teacher, who used comic sans on all of our handouts, to make the switch to helvetica. Great success!

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My drafting teacher asked for a page long report done by the end of the day, so I made what I had done in comic sans in 22 and printed it. I thought it was funny.

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My data mining professor in grad school used comic sans for all of his slides, INCLUDING THE CODE! Nothing is worse than a non-fixed-width font for code examples... unless it's comic sans.

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My data mining professor in grad school used comic sans for all of his slides, INCLUDING THE CODE! Nothing is worse than a non-fixed-width font for code examples... unless it's comic sans.

I will piggyback on BBTV. I had a former boss at a university who was a Vice Dean of Students and used to send MEMOs in comic sans. I left, and he is in his 30th year. Then again, he used to love to watch "Raymond" every Monday and take naps in on the message room tables. Total beating/embarrassment when i have to print it out and share it with the students. I printed it as written to mock, but to try to let them know the power of written word. Then the next year, Facebook hit campuses. Damn.

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As a teacher myself I used to use comic sans quite a lot. It has that quirky 'see I am not so dull after all' look about it, but it does become a bit like the handout equivalent of the teachers novelty tie, and is to self consciously trying to be cool, rather than actually cool. Now I never use it.

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I would see it everyday if my MD had his say. He loves it and tries insisting on it for every presentation we do.

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