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Another question. Of course, that's why he was here. For questions (or was it answers, he never remembered which). He started to type a reply, and then stopped. Too trite, too mundane?, he worried. "Well, I'd suggest...", he started and then stopped (too familiar, too self-serving). "It has been said that..." (the passive voice? It is to be avoided, he ...
Those (and dialogue) are all quotations. The first might be quoting Sophia or an unnamed sarcastic commentator or someone else. The second quotes Genesis. The third quotes the character's anthropomorphized common sense. All quotations. So punctuate them like other quotations.
You have several different options here, depending on what effect you're trying to achieve. Chat room dialogue is a little tough to work with, because it's pure dialogue, with no emotion or action or simple visibility. Oftentimes, it's enough to say something like, "Roy chatted with Samantha. 'OMG my mom's addicted to FOX news like you wouldn't ...
Why not just use images? Take screen shots of an actual Facebook convo. I don't feel like this should be too terribly difficult. . .
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Why should the format of movie scripts from different movie making traditions be the same?!? Here is a typical Italian two column movie script: http://www.cinetecadibologna.it/imageserver/lightboxenlarge/files/biblioteca/sceneggiature/donati/photogallery/la%20grande%20caccia.jpg
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