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Do typos bother you?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by eichaan, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Agave_Blue

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    When a co-worker asks you to "look this over for me" and to "let me know what you think" and you send back their document marked up in red pen, you soon find out who wanted feedback and who wanted a rubber stamp.
     
  2. Tarnisher

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    Yees.
     
  3. brookdalebill

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  4. 1962guitargeek

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    They don't bother me, but I think it's bad when an ole' boy like me can spot them. Hell, I even know the difference between there, their, and they're....:D
     
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    i dunno bout sum typoes theyr k i guess but i dont wanna r3ad pplz writin lik thiz no punctiton no grammer no nuthin . itz just 2 hrd 4 da eyez.
     
  6. jazztele

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    in an ad like that--absolutely--no excuse for it.

    in general everyday reading, not really--but there are two common errors i see on this (and other music related sites) that drive me UP THE WALL!

    the misspelling of "rhythm." my personal biggest cringer is "rythem." ARRGGH!

    the other one also pops up, somewhat humorously, when people are criticising rap music for being the lowest common denominator, and they spell "gangster" or "gangsta" as "gansta."
     
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    Some days it bothers me a lot. I guess it's the mood.

    On our formal gigs, one of my band mates will remind us in an email that we will be wearing our "tucks".

    Dale
     
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  8. Stuco

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    There is a local restaurant that has the name "king's wing's". This really annoys me. Also, I bite my tongue most of the time but I wish people on internet forums (and in general) would figure out the difference between there, their, and they're. It's not that complicated.
     
  9. Agave_Blue

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    Hah! There's even a thread for that one: http://www.tdpri.com/forum/bad-dog-cafe/197096-apostrophe.html

    :D
     
  10. woodman

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    same here. some of the incoherent stuff i see online, it's hard to fathom how anybody could get through life like that. and i often wonder why it seems so difficult for people to read over what they've written before punching the send/submit button.
     
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    There loosers who where not paying to much attention in school.

    Just bite your tounge and don't say anything.
     
  12. Eric Karonen

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    It's a peeve of mine too.

    My career was spent polishing various documents and they included the gamut, from film scripts to research papers. A bit of editing goes a long way.

    Fonts used to drive me crazy. Some people would use 20 different fonts in a document and I had to convince them that it didn't work. People preferred simple looking documents with a lot of white space. You probably know what I mean. But times have changed. I find some documents so difficult to read now, eg, using watermarks, or not using paragraphs.

    I generally chalk up some of these problems to people that are new to computers, or may not have a grasp of English, can't type ... that sort of thing. However, you've got to admire the TDPRI. Overall it's dynamite when it comes to good reads.
     
  13. Rhomco

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    Well Ole Fuzzy

    had a fix for that;) didn e
     
  14. Twangmeister

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    Then again, the name "Epiphpone" might be the result of a marketing genius (no doubt a double major in English and theology) who decided to merge "Epiphone" and "epiphany," thereby giving a name to the experience one would have upon playing the instrument.

    Or not.
     
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    I'm inclined to Capitalize certain words and hyphen-ate others just to keep my texts from being lifted whole without attribution.

    On one hand, we serve as an example, to remind others about which words are the correct ones to use. I think honestly a lot of guys here never got a shot at a fancy education and I like to think some proper usage/syntax/spelling would wear off on them.

    But my writing had to be totally perfect for years. So, yeah, if I wanna goof off some-times, I will.
     
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    I here ya.
     
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    It bothers me a little but not near as much as when people don't finish their sen
     
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    It may be because they are drunk.

    The ramblings of another Australian TDPRIer on this forum are positive proof that alcohol affects not only the thought process but also the ability to express the thought.
     
  20. Tdub

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    Usually if you find one typo, there will be another in the same piece.
     
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