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Spellcheck Zorro is on the Loose

Postby Mlou » Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:39 pm

The Word of the Day...
Okay guys, after extensive and careful study of our efforts here on WT, I have come up with the biggest offender, that is the word most subjected to creativity on our part and it is.....TADA....definite. Yes it most definitely is definite.
JB gives us a new word a day to add to our vocabulary. Occasionally, I'll give us an old word to revisit. :idea:
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Postby TheMudge » Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:41 pm

Yup. Yer deafuhnitley right.
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Postby charlesp » Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:42 pm

ouch... gonna go do a search for me mis-spelling it

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Postby Hissmonster » Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:10 am

laugter..I'm still getting used to spelling restaurant...

that right :?: :?
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Postby Sakkasie » Mon Dec 13, 2004 2:16 am

Mlou,

When I first read your post I thought you were saying the word most often misspelled was "TADA".

I mean really, how many ways are there to goof up "tada"?

And is tada even a word to begin with?

But I definitely think I've got it now.


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Postby Quicksilver Wolf » Mon Dec 13, 2004 5:19 am

Oh god, this is DEFINATELY a bad idea.
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Postby Mlou » Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:11 pm

Hopeless! You're all hopeless! :lol:
But I'm not giving up on you yet.
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Postby pengwenn » Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:31 pm

hoepliss ya saiy? I begg two deffir.
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Postby Anblick » Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:38 pm

I'm warning all of you to not taunt the Zorro!
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Postby Mlou » Mon Dec 13, 2004 9:04 pm

Yeah...what he said!
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Postby Delaney » Mon Dec 13, 2004 9:28 pm

I will be much more careful with my defenits from now on...
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Postby April » Tue Dec 14, 2004 9:07 am

Mlou, don't you just want to edit some of these posts?
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Postby Mlou » Tue Dec 14, 2004 11:11 am

My fingers itch to do so. :twisted:
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 6:25 pm

You sure some of them weren't trying to type defiantly and misspelled it so bad you thought it was definitely?
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Postby Mlou » Tue Dec 14, 2004 6:47 pm

No such luck! They were definitely going for definitely. But they've been warned. They're guilty and the jury (Spellcheck Jr.) is still out on the penalty phase.
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Dec 14, 2004 9:53 pm

laughter, Dephinatly...not going to be defiant and prod dear zorro as she lives too close to me and that blade is sharp :wink:
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:02 pm

Can I be on the jury too? I think I'm at least 90% accurate! And most of mine are simple finger mis-actions!
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:04 pm

ah young grasshopper..we have a 98% accuracy standard at the spell check academy...that is why I will never qualify..lol
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:05 pm

Well, how about when I'm sober and have a 99.99999% accuracy?
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:07 pm

And how often is that ...REALLY :rofl: :rofl:
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:11 pm

Heck, I'm a more accurate speller when drunk than half the site when they're sober! There's about 3 that drive me nuts! (probably 3x that many for our beloved Zoro!)

And it's more often than you think!

Besides, my biggest problem is knowing when to use its vs it's. I seem to screw that one up every time! 99% of my other misspellings are my fingers going faster than my brain!
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:14 pm

so what are you telling me son? you need a finger transplant?
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:17 pm

I need them to slow down some times! And is it bad if my best stories come to me in those "moments of innebriated inspiration"?
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:18 pm

lol that is when you write them down as you get them and edit them later..
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Postby Anblick » Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:21 pm

Ironically, I have only edited one story I've written so far, and despite losing every contest I've entered so far, I still think (and have backing of potential readers) that my stuff is good despite the critics opinion. I guess I'm doomed to be like Stephen King - a great author that is shat upon by the critics and so-called experts!

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