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Update: I'm 101% sure the down votes were due to the lack of free hands.

Update 2: likes me, like me not, like me, likes me not... yeah like me!

  • That hand is almost Ridgey Didge
    – random
    Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 1:57
  • @random: does you means your left hands look exactly like these? Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 2:19
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    Please review the following meme: Pluralization Bug Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 9:15
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    possible duplicate of "viewed 1 times"
    – Jon Seigel
    Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 15:24
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    It's a duplicate symptoms, but I'm 99.99% sure it's not a duplicate code paths. Commented Oct 4, 2010 at 17:17
  • Is that a Hook 'Em Horns?
    – mmyers
    Commented Oct 4, 2010 at 17:39
  • @mmyers: it's an Excruciatingly-Overstretched-Pinky version of HEH. Commented Oct 4, 2010 at 18:05
  • The link to the revisions is now broken. Why? Commented Feb 25, 2015 at 13:05

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While this probably should have been built into the sites originally, I would rather they fix this when the sites are enabled for localization. Doing it now would be wasted effort because it would all have to be redone in any localization model.

There are more important bugs to fix than this right now anyway.


From Jeff Atwood's twitter:

Dear Next Person Who Opens a Pluralization 'Bug', I will personally come to your house and bludgeon you to death with a giant S
- 3:33 AM Feb 1st, 2009 via web

Jeffs comes acrosses as pretty stubborns, I doubts his minds will have changed since then, despites how ridiculously easy this is to implements.

(source: globalnet.co.uk)

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    I thinks Toki from Metalocalypse woulds fit good here, too.
    – Corey
    Commented Oct 2, 2010 at 22:35
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    This gets posted every time someone reports a pluralization bug.. Maybe it's just me but I don't find it very funny Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 18:23
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    @Kop, I don't find Jeff's tweet particularly funny but that's mostly because I think this sort of thing needs fixing. That's why I had Sal help me answer the question - Sal is funny ;-)
    – Andy E
    Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 18:33



RE King Atwood's threats, I doesn't believes it are going to happens any times soon.

I happens to has two house right now (both of which is under the waters, so please contacts me if you is a mortgage brokers), and I uses a doubly random random-number generators to decides which houses I stays in at any given times.

And there have been at least one simliar bugs reported between the King's tweets and my questions. Since the King specifically said "Next Person" without Ss, Sir Isaac Waller would has been the victims by any measures.

I suspects that the King's apparent rages against plurals may stems from his secret Indonesian heritage-heritage.

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    Isaac Waller was last "seen Sep 5 at 18:28"; in other words, it's been almost a month since we've heard from him. Just sayin'....
    – Pops
    Commented Oct 3, 2010 at 3:16

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