Markdown

Thoughts, comments, and messages can be styled using Markdown (specifically a subset of the CommonMark spec, if you're curious). Here's how!

Italics and Bold

This is *italics*. 
So is _this_.
And both **this** and __this__ is bold.

If you want to mix bold and italics, *you can do it __like this__*.
becomes...

This is italics. So is this. And both this and this is bold.

If you want to mix bold and italics, you can do it like this.

Line Breaks

Single line breaks
are normally ignored.

But double line breaks aren't.

If you need a single line break, (two spaces go here -->)  
end a line with two spaces before hitting return.
becomes...

Single line breaks are normally ignored.

But double line breaks aren't.

If you need a single line break, (two spaces go here -->)
end a line with two spaces before hitting return.

Blockquotes

Need a blockquote? Well, as Mahatma Gandhi famously said,
> Do it
> like this, 
> ya dinglefuck.
becomes...

Need a blockquote? Well, as Mahatma Gandhi famously said,

Do it like this, ya dinglefuck.

Unordered Lists

- Start lines
- With dashes
- For simple lists

Oh, you need line breaks inside of list items?
- Make sure  
  Them shits  
  Is indented  
  As fuck.
- And remember the thing about ending a line with two spaces if you want a single line break after it.
becomes...
  • Start lines
  • With dashes
  • For simple lists

Oh, you need line breaks inside of list items?

  • Make sure
    Them shits
    Is indented
    As fuck.
  • And remember the thing about ending a line with two spaces if you want a single line break after it.

Ordered Lists

Can't have lists running amok, all unordered.
1. Here's how
2. to make
3. an ordered list.
becomes...

Can't have lists running amok, all unordered.

  1. Here's how
  2. to make
  3. an ordered list.