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“viewed 1 times”

Call me crazy but on a question's view if there is only one view, it states '1 views'. I have no idea why, but that really bothers me.

I do not think that it would be a big/hard change to make, simply add a line or two of code before the text is displayed:

viewSuffix = numOfViews == 1 ? "time" : "times";
var viewDisplay = string.Format("{0} {1}", numOfViews, viewSuffix);

Does this sort of thing bother anyone else? It seems like I am a minority on stuff like this, as I see the same 'mistake' on other websites/counters.

Cheers!

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    meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9662/…
    – balpha Staff
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:34
  • fair enough. my searching sucks apparently. please close this question.
    – Anders
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:35
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    Why? Let's see how far we can go with Jeff's sanity ;-) Also, you can just delete the question.
    – balpha Staff
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:38
  • @Anders don't feel bad, it's not your searching that sucks, it's the site's searching that sucks.
    – Kip
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:17
  • @Kip: google didn't cut it either: google.com.ar/…
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:36
  • @balpha: Deleting duplicate questions is not one with the SOFU way.
    – Eric
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:46
  • @Eric: should we expect a new "meta question": The Zen of Stack Overflow?
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 17:28

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http://explore.twitter.com/codinghorror/status/1165936105

Dear Next Person Who Opens a Pluralization 'Bug', I will personally come to your house and bludgeon you to death with a giant S

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  • Why do you keep doing this smeagol? Arbitrary numbers are there for the pickings!
    – random
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:42
  • This way I can have an excuse for not having a big arbitrary number :)
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:48
  • Nuts to thats, your olds stuffs is viables for the upvotes.
    – random
    Sep 28, 2009 at 14:51
  • @random: that was awesome. You just had to give me 10 arbitrary points, didn't you?
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:14
  • Oh, the huge manatee of it all!
    – random
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:19
  • @random: are you stalking me?
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:29
  • If so, I'm flattered :) random people generaly ignore me
    – perbert
    Sep 28, 2009 at 15:39
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    With a "giant S" ? Where does one get one of those ?
    – Rook
    Sep 29, 2009 at 3:45
  • @Idigas: I'm pretty sure there is a Greasemonkey script for that
    – perbert
    Sep 29, 2009 at 6:11
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Seriously, how long is any question going to be at ONE VIEW?

C'mon! You're not even trying to file bugs when you file this stuff! :P

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