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If someone tries to submit a question with "alot" in it, make an alot appear, and tell them to go easy on the alots and ideally improve their spelling and grammar alot.

I care about this alot

Thanks alot!

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I could see this making sense on English.SE. ;p –  Steven Jeuris Jun 19 '11 at 12:06
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I think this may be relevant: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/72523/… –  Piskvor Jun 19 '11 at 17:24
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Thanks for the link to the entertaining blog post, but not such a great idea for SE, I think. –  Josh Caswell Jun 19 '11 at 17:51
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This Greasemonkey script will do the trick: userscripts.org/scripts/show/132678 (disclosure: I wrote it) –  Mark McDonald Aug 13 '12 at 8:12

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It's pointless. Many users would find this confusing.

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What kind of users would find it confusing? –  Andrew Grimm Jun 19 '11 at 23:17
    
@Andrew, the kind of users who speak English as a second language. And we know there are lots of those users. –  pavium Jun 19 '11 at 23:25
    
@pavium: Because people who are weak at English are less likely to understand that it's a joke rather than serious? –  Andrew Grimm Jun 19 '11 at 23:55
    
@Andrew, yes, exactly. I work with people like that all the time so I've learned to be careful. –  pavium Jun 20 '11 at 1:43
    
@pavium: To be honest, I don't think Jeff Atwood wants such people, though the community is more welcoming of such people. –  Andrew Grimm Jun 20 '11 at 2:05
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@Andrew, I think JA wants SO be an inclusive community. He seems to be more welcoming than some of the other members. –  pavium Jun 20 '11 at 2:16

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