Corrections, typos, grammar flubs and errors

Post title redacted?

Blank BBS posts happen a lot, sometimes our system posthumously adds the title back and sometimes we have to just go write it by hand.


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hey man, that one didn’t bother me, I was just reporting it. the byline thing, on the other hand, drives me to distraction.


The article is double-posted and repeats after the ads.

ps- props on publishing Matt Binder. He definitely makes the twitter more fun and sane for me.

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Steadicam, no?

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Per @crenquis, presumably should be sfnal. Or SFnal, but then Cory has that weird policy on capital letters…(although I thought that was only for commercial products and companies)

it might stand for Science-fiction News Fails A Lot

Would it be possible to have a way to flag typos etc when commenting, perhaps something that points you to this thread with a link attached, so we don’t end up with a thread like this one with interesting comments mixed up with loads of typo reports?

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mark blank-posted the recent entry about the ukelele

Need both?

Al Qaeda expert credited with designing deception of CIA torture program - Boing Boing

the BBS entry doesn’t have a title…

- boing - Boing Boing BBS

Ya know, you have the power to fix that.

But doesn’t it force one to choose a non “Boing” category?

Not really. If you simply ignore the category setting, don’t fool with it at all, it will remain in the “boingboing” category. At least, that’s how it’s worked for me.

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Yep, worked!


in blog view this post leaves an open italic tag at the beginning of the Dante quote.

caught a small one

should be “defies” rather than “defines.”

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Perhaps somewhat off-topic, but I’m going to go there anyway…

Can one of you web-savvy people explain to me, in way that I can reproduce, how Discourse does that spoiler-blurring thing? I tried to look at the css and it makes my eyes bleed.

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use the spoiler tag


surround the text with spoiler tags