This image says it all:

1questionS and 1badgeS

As you can see, I'm viewing someone's network profile and it says "1 questions". The same problem goes with the answers, but you don't see that in the image because the user didn't post precisely one answer.

The badges also have a pluralization bug because it's saying:

1 bronze badges

So I think the "s" needs to go away.

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    @mindstormsboi I upvoted it, but I suppose the downvotes could be due to the post coming across as rude ("screw-up" is not very nice - bugs happen, let's just report them and move on). It's also possible that people don't consider this an important bug, but that's just my guess. – user313042 May 28 '20 at 12:47
  • @Brahadeesh I think the real reason is because I mentioned "giant S" in the title which made people wonder what it's about, and when they clicked they realized that it was just to point out some tiny typo and they were probably like "Are you kidding me?" and left a downvote to teach me that using deprecated memes is not a good way to grab attention. – mindstormsboi May 30 '20 at 23:01
  • @mindstormsboi That's possible. Meta works in mysterious ways. – user313042 May 31 '20 at 5:26

I think this one is less problematic than others, because the layout is different.

In your case, the pluralized word is placed under the number, not right after the number. This makes interpretation different, like:

  • 1 questions
  • Number of questions: 1

Obviously the first one is an error, but the second one is perfectly valid.

For example, here's a page from Google Analytics:

Same look.


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