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Location field spells city name incorrectly

When I enter my city name while editing my careers profile, it changes my city name from Pula to Pluj after saving the profile. Pula is a real city in Croatia.

http://i.stack.imgur.com/5rz6v.jpg

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  • you forgot to put border on image @gnat, dont worry i have already done that editing for you
    – Lucifer
    May 19 '12 at 6:44
  • I'm not sure what gnat is but thanks for the pic. :) May 19 '12 at 6:58
  • He is master of editing, you can find his name in many question/answer for editing @AndrejM.
    – Lucifer
    May 19 '12 at 6:59
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    What's that big round ring looking thing in the middle of your city?
    – Cody Gray
    May 19 '12 at 7:23
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    It's an amphitheatre: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pula_Arena May 19 '12 at 8:25
  • @Lucifer in cases like this, quote trick is not that important because image background differs from that of the question
    – gnat
    May 21 '12 at 4:50
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    @gnat, opps, a lot more to learn from your regarding editing, will keep this thing in mind for future, thanks.
    – Lucifer
    May 21 '12 at 5:05
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Unfortunately, Yahoo thinks the name of the town is "Pluj"

http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/#h=select%20*%20from%20geo.places%20where%20text%3D%22Pula%20Croatia%22

<place xmlns="http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/schema.rng"
    xml:lang="en-US" yahoo:uri="http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/place/849901">
    <woeid>849901</woeid>
    <placeTypeName code="7">Town</placeTypeName>
    <name>Pluj</name>
    <country code="HR" type="Country">Croatia</country>
    <admin1 code="" type="County">Istarska</admin1>
    <admin2 code="" type="District">Pula</admin2>
    <admin3/>
    <locality1 type="Town">Pluj</locality1>        
    <areaRank>2</areaRank>
    <popRank>9</popRank>
</place>

There's not a lot we can do in this case. You can try reporting the bug to Yahoo but they haven't been terribly responsive to these requests in the past.

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  • You could just not mess with the city name? I'll just delete my account, thanks. May 25 '12 at 18:06

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