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    Spellchecker Mistakes

    A spellchecker apparently changed some students' names to what it thought was appropriate in the high school yearbook.

    Spell-check runs amok in Pa. yearbook - Weird news - MSNBC.com

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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    They should sue the pants off the school - that is the American way.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    I saw this the other day, and let me tell you, I would be irate if I was the worker that had to put all of those little stickers in the year books to "fix" the damage. Talk about a pain in the butt.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    I'm guessing the company isn't even going to put the stickers on - it sounds like everyone that got a year book will get a set of stickers for the corrections! So you have to put it on yourself... how ***** is that! And I bet they just use normal labels instead of something that matches the high gloss pages of a yearbook. It's the printing company's fault... make them reprint the books for any that want them!


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by isuarch80 View Post
    I'm guessing the company isn't even going to put the stickers on - it sounds like everyone that got a year book will get a set of stickers for the corrections! So you have to put it on yourself... how ***** is that! And I bet they just use normal labels instead of something that matches the high gloss pages of a yearbook. It's the printing company's fault... make them reprint the books for any that want them!
    If that's what they do, that's a bad idea. In my experience though, the company puts them on there though. Usually it gets caught before they go out to the customers though.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I wonder how Kathy Airbag feels!
    I don't know how Kathy feels, but I'd be pretty stoked if my name were Max Supernova.



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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by AIT View Post
    I don't know how Kathy feels, but I'd be pretty stoked if my name were Max Supernova.
    That's what I thought.

    It has a sort of X-Man feel to it.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    That's what I thought.

    It has a sort of X-Man feel to it.
    It's almost as cool as this name:

    EDIT: Removed the hotlink.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Yearbook companies gone wild!!!

    There was a deal about a month ago down here where somebody at the yearbook company went in and altered the student individual pictures...changed backgrounds, put different heads on different bodies, changed hair colors, etc. It was quite a mess. Apparently some employee at the yearbook comapny thought she was doing the students a favor. The yearbooks were reprinted with the unaltered pictures.


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by AIT View Post
    Naughty, naughty...somebody got caught with his hand in the jpeg jar...


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Some of those weren't even close... People need to lay off the spell check a little


    Funny though!


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    Re: Spellchecker Mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Naughty, naughty...somebody got caught with his hand in the jpeg jar...
    I meant to post this:



    That's a long way to go for that. So to recap, hotlinking is not cool, but unauthorized hosting of a copyrighted image is apparently hunky-dory.


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