As seen at: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3847048/revisions

added 1 characters in body

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
    Oct 3 '10 at 1:57
  • @random: does you means your left hands look exactly like these? Oct 3 '10 at 2:19
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    Please review the following meme: Pluralization Bug Oct 3 '10 at 9:15
  • 3
    possible duplicate of "viewed 1 times"
    – Jon Seigel
    Oct 3 '10 at 15:24
  • 2
    It's a duplicate symptoms, but I'm 99.99% sure it's not a duplicate code paths. Oct 4 '10 at 17:17
  • Is that a Hook 'Em Horns?
    – mmyers
    Oct 4 '10 at 17:39
  • @mmyers: it's an Excruciatingly-Overstretched-Pinky version of HEH. Oct 4 '10 at 18:05
  • The link to the revisions is now broken. Why? Feb 25 '15 at 13:05

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
    Oct 2 '10 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 Oct 3 '10 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
    Oct 3 '10 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
    Oct 3 '10 at 3:16

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