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How is this is going to work? Answered

Well, I guess once we have enough members, we will go to every instructable once, and go through all comments to check for the right spelling. Any other things, we should know about?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

12 years ago

if the grammar police talk to me, i will bash them with misspellings and incorrect punctuation

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

Reply 12 years ago

How would that be out of the ordinary?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 12 years ago

that was a joke, ok?

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skunkbait
skunkbait

12 years ago

I say keep it fun! There are people on this site for whom English is a second (or third) language. There are some younger kids that need to develope better grammar habits. There are a few of us long-winded guys that can't help but write in run-on sentences, and us slow guys whu spel pourly, and a few of us ain't got real good grammar. Just be polite in the way you approach it. There's no point in running-off an up-and-coming iBler for a few typos!

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

i second that motion!

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Owenmon
Owenmon

Reply 12 years ago

I second that motion. =P

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

:P...so does that mean you gramatically second the motion and so i have to third the motion, or do i re-second the motion, automatically making you third the motion? :P

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Owenmon
Owenmon

Reply 12 years ago

(slaps forehead) I was correcting your grammar. =P

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

i see...do you wish to third the motion?

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Owenmon
Owenmon

Reply 12 years ago

Okay.

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

yesss.....

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Owenmon
Owenmon

Reply 12 years ago

:-D

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

LAMAS!

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REA
REA

Reply 11 years ago

they forgot the apostrophe before 'tis in the preloader.

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 11 years ago

'tis missin a '

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REA
REA

Reply 11 years ago

you forgot the g in the word missing.

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 11 years ago

i believe the g is missing

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fwjs28
fwjs28

Reply 12 years ago

ZOMG!!!!!i love that songggg! :P

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bounty1012
bounty1012

Reply 11 years ago

I fourth that motion :D

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 12 years ago

I think the most fun will come from attacking each other. See my recent posts (one of which only got through to the "offbeat forum" for examples :-)

By the way, did you graduate from the Dan Quayle school of suffixes? develope

Besides, where's the fun in being a jack-booted thug if you don't get to beat up on the women and children?

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 12 years ago

. I say you're both right. It's certainly a blast to make fun of Kiteman (and others who have shown themselves to be reasonably proficient) when he makes a typo or mangles a verb tense, but I try to take it easy on those who don't have English as their first language (or just ignore if they are able to get their meaning across). Younglings who don't even make an effort are fair game. :)

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I agree, lack of effort is inexcusable. ****Makes mental note: Go home. Beat Skunkbait Jr. and Skunkpunk. Give lecture about not using texting tactics in real world applications. Yell at Mrs. Skunkbait for not teaching the kids better. Take aspirin for headache from repeated head-strikes from Mrs. Skunkbait.****

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skunkbait
skunkbait

Reply 12 years ago

I'm a big fan of "alternative spelling" as long as it makes sense. I have dealt too much in other languages to care a lot about standard spelling. But yeah, Dan and I both spell it "potatoe". It's ok to be a jack-booted grammar thug, as long as it's all in good fun. I just hate to make anyone feel genuinely bad about their (lack of) language skills.

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kelseymh
kelseymh

12 years ago

"Any other things, we should know about?"

Commas. They aren't decoration :-) Use them when you need them, otherwise leave them out.

I do hope we all know this is the hazard of being a Grammar Policebot....

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 12 years ago

. Ruht-roh! I'm sure the Comma SS would have a field day with my posts.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Not to mention the Period SS...

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ll.13
ll.13

12 years ago

I joined, don't worry, now it will all go very well. ;-]

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

12 years ago

What?!

You want to spell-check every instructable on the site?!

That really is like the nazis!

"You vill spell correctly-or else."

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

12 years ago

Every instructable? Isn't that sort of overkill?

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mg0930mg
mg0930mg

12 years ago

Crap. The the title is misspelled.

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Reply 12 years ago

*giggles*
Talk about irony...