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Pluralization issue in the blog post comments count

There is a pluralization issue in the blog post's comments count. When there is only one comment for the blog post, it is showing as 1 comments. It should be displayed as 1 comment. Also the same ...
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Pluralization bug in flag remaining count

When flags remaining is equal to one flag, the text incorrectly shows "You have 1 flags left today". Instead, it should show "You have 1 flag left today". Alternatively, it could ...
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Add link to filter by key for pluralizable strings in Traducir

Please read this post before: We’re moving Traducir to our internal infrastructure Each string in Traducir has a link to its Transifex source. In case of pluralizable strings, this link contains a ...
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Viewed count uses incorrect plural form for suffixed value

It seems that the viewed count below the question title uses the plural form based on the exact value, but not on the suffixed (rounded) one with k: In this particular case, the correct translations ...
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Plural forms are needed for close notice

There's only single form for question close notice: Closed $closedAgo$ by $closeUsersComma$. For the purpose of localization we need different plural forms for that type of sentence since $...
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What's the purpose of same sentences with and without plural forms?

There're a couple of the same sentences in traducir.win: Your post has been associated with a similar question. If that question doesn’t answer your issue, edit your question to highlight the ...
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The '1 hidden accounts' issue has come up again

This is essentially the same question as this one, which says that the 'Accounts' section under Summary has a mistake with the pluralization, as in the screenshot below: The reason I'm posting this ...
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Error message when marking all inbox notifications as read is not pluralized

When using the "Mark all as read" link in your inbox, and an error occurs (e.g. if your Internet connection is spotty), regardless of the number of unread notifications, you'll get this ...
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Pluralization issue in the Summary tab badge count's tooltip

There is an issue with pluralization in the badge count tooltip in the Summary tab > "Accounts" section. The tooltip says, 1 gold badges Can this be fixed? Screenshot for reference:
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"0 second ago" should be "0 seconds ago" in the chatroom info page

When you post a message in a chatroom and then refresh the info page immediately afterwards, you'll get this, which says 0 second ago. It should say 0 seconds ago instead.
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Pluralization issues in the Impact summary

In the Impact summary (in the Summary tab under profile page), there are three pluralization issues: 1 posts edited 1 helpful flags (Already reported here: Pluralization issue in "helpful flags&...
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Plurals bug in answer-question tooltip of tags page of user profile

The tooltip showing the score in the tags page of the user profile has the following two sentences in plural even if you've only made 1 post 1 non-wiki answers 1 non-wiki questions See the ...
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Pluralization issue: "1 tag wiki edits"

There's a pluralization issue in the About page of tags, under "Your Badge Progress", when only 1 tag wiki has been edited: It should be 1 tag wiki edit.
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Question summary tooltip shows incorrect text when a question has only one (accepted) answer

Currently, this is the tooltip you see when hovering over the green box in the question summary: one of the answers was accepted as the correct answer When there is only one answer (which is ...
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Pluralization issue: "1 bookmarks" in the Following and Bookmarks tabs

There's a pluralization issue in the Following tab: And the Bookmarks tab:
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Pluralization bug: "[Showing] 12 community" on the "Hide Communities" page [duplicate]

There's a pluralization bug on the "Hide Communities" page of the Settings tab in the user profile: Here, "12 community" should be "12 communities".
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Page title "Recently Returned Migration" should be pluralized

The 10k tools have a page with recently returned migrations (screenshot below for those with less than 10k). Even though it usually does not show just 1 migration, its title is "Recently Returned ...
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Pluralization issue in the "Tags", "Responses" & "Votes" tabs on the Activity page

On the Activity page, in the "Tags" tab, there's a pluralization issue (see "1 posts"): There's another pluralization issue in the "Votes" tab (see "1 Votes"): ...
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Pluralization issue: "View all 1 bounties"

In the user "Activity" page, in the "Summary" tab, there is a pluralization issue in the section for bounties. If only one bounty has been earned, then clicking on the "Earned&...
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Change "1 views" to "1 view" in the profile page on a newly asked question

In the "Questions" tab under the "Activity" tab on my profile, I noticed that on a newly asked question there was the following information: 0 answers 0 votes 1 views Can the ...
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Pluralization issue in "helpful flags" text in profile activity summary page, when there is only one helpful flag [duplicate]

When a user only has one helpful flag that they've cast, the number of helpful flags in their profile shows as "1 helpful flags": It should show "flag", not "flags", if ...
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Add pluralization option to impact block related strings

Currently there are no strings depend on count in impact block of user profile page activity tab: Each item has only one sentence to translate: people reached posts edited helpful flags // ...
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English numeric-agreement bugs in the user profile questions tab

When viewing the results of the question tab for a user profile, you are presented with grammatically incorrect English. It erroneously uses plural count nouns following a count of one: The same ...
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Pluralization bugs in tag merge results

When merging tags as a moderator, you see a popup at the end with the details. It has a pluralization bug: total: 1 tags deleted, 0 posts modified, 0 post histories modified and now that I look ...
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Pluralization bug in days visited

Currently there's a pluralization bug in the profile page with "Visited N day" phrased in the singular.
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Pluralization bug in "Asked 1 questions"

If you view a user's profile, who asked only one question, you will see 1 questions under Stats. Can this wording be changed to "1 question"? The same is also the case with answers.
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List of top tags on user profiles says "1 posts" instead of "1 post"

The list of top tags on user profiles says "1 posts" instead of "1 post"
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Pluralization bug in last seen field

The last seen field has been restored recently with a new granularity. There's a pluralization bug Last seen more than 1 yearS ago
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Tag creation pluralization bug

On Ask Ubuntu, here is what the tag creation dialog looks like. I was trying to create a new tag (although the discussion of said new tag is irrelevant here), and I stumbled across a pluralization bug....
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Pluralization bug when editing a comment: "Too long by 1 characters"

I found a pluralization bug, which I reproduced on Meta Ask Ubuntu and Meta SE (and probably other places, but that is where I tried it). "Too long by 1 characters" is wrong. It should be &...
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'Duplicate accepted' banner suggests there are multiple originals

When you 'accept' a duplicate target for your question, the question will be closed and a banner will be shown: Great! We'll associate your post with these questions so future visitors can easily ...
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Misalignment in Profile and Ask a question pages [closed]

Recently I've noticed the following misalignments In empty about me section. The gray filled part is shifted away from the boundary. In sites, where the post tags are less, the green Recommended ...
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Pluralization issue for number of communities in profile page

The profile page display is showing Communities(1) in this profile. I think it must be Community(1), i.e. using the singular form.
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Pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip

There is a pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip. For the 1 vote, it is displayed as 1 votes This community-specific close reason received 1 votes Screenshot for ...
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Pluralization issue in too-long title error message, when title is 151 characters

In the question title after trying to add more than 150 characters, there is a warning displayed over the title box. After entering the 151th character, the warning is displayed as "Too long by 1 ...
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No plural forms for suspension message

I found the message in traducir that definitely needs plural forms for "daysToken" variable: Your account has been temporarily suspended for $daysToken$ days. While you’re suspended, your ...
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Pluralization issue in the tags page tooltip for "1 questions"

There is a pluralization issue in the Tags page. When there is only one question was asked for the tag in the recent time, it is showing as 1 questions tagged <tagname> in the last <period&...
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Pluralization issue for bookmark tooltip: "bookmarked by 1 users"

There's pluralization issue for bookmarked question tooltip, e.g.: Such notice can be viable from profile questions tab or bounties tab. Worth noting that that string have correctly pluralized ...
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Pluralization issue when only one more comment is to be shown: "Show 1 more comments"

Below, the "Show X more comments" link has been capitalized, and a pluralization error has been introduced: It wasn't like that before (the grammar, I mean), so can we fix it?
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Grammar error in Reviewer Stats: "Approved 1 edit suggestions"

We's approved 1 edit suggestions, my precioussss... With apologies to Jeff Atwood, can we change that small error to "1 edit suggestion"?
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Only one plural form for answer count in the "Following" section of user profile

There is only one plural form for answer count in the "Following" section of user profile: I don't see the expected 3 forms (one/few/many) in translation. Only the following one: https://ru....
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Grammar error in "visible communities" text, in the Hidden Communities profile page

A small update: Even with the new responsive changes, this still hasn't been fixed and is a fairly big grammatical error. In my Hide Communities profile page, there's a grammar error down at the ...
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Pluralization issue on the Ask question's side panel on the right-hand side [duplicate]

There is a pluralization issue on the Ask question's side panel on the right-hand side. When you have one issue to be resolved on the post, it shows a warning as: Resolve 1 issues before posting ...
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Pluralization issue in help center privilege page on closing and reopening questions, on sites which only require a single vote to close questions

(While at the moment this issue only applies to Hardware Recommendations, I'm posting this here rather than on their meta since all help pages are fed from a global template, and there is at least one ...
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Slight tweaking of grammar required in the prompt shown when adding another answer to a question where one already has multiple answers

When adding an answer to a question, which a user has already answered, the user is prompted: Are you sure you want to add another answer? You could use the edit link to refine and improve your ...
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"This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes"

When expanding the votes count and hovering over it, there is a tooltip with details: The grammar in the above example is wrong: This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes Can you please ...
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Pluralization issue on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": "issues" should be "issue"

Typo on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": issues should be issue.
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Pluralization bug in the network profile

This image says it all: 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 ...
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So you're saying that multiple close votes from users can total up to one?

I know this is an extremely small grammar problem, and that it is rather pointless to fix it, but when a question has 4 close votes and you hover your mouse over the "close" button for about half a ...
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Typo in bounty message: “others users”

The typo is in the phrase “others users,” which should read “other users.”
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