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I Check For Spelling Errors

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    I Am A Total Hypocrite...

    I always cringe at other people's spelling errors in posts and stories. "Why so sloppy?" I think. But I can be just as guilty. I am a terrible typist and sometimes in a chat or in a comment, I hit "enter" before I check my own work. Ugh! Look what I did! Yep, I'm a hypocrite for...
    76starships 76starships 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Quality

    I will be the first to admit that not all my stories read without an occasional typo or the occasional grammar glitch. What gets to me is when someone obviously doesn't know how to spell words they should have learned in 5th grade. I followed the random commenting link out of...
    FluidMind FluidMind 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    Moving To Norman

    Moving to Norman Oklahoma I was out with my friends one night I came home and my parents were sitting on the couch they told me to sit down. They began with how trying new things and how my life is going to change I started to get scared I thought someone had died; but no it was...
    desireesoftball19 desireesoftball19 16-17 Nov 4, 2012

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    But

    My grammars pretty poor still. I don't really care if somebody writes something to me and it's not spelt right as long as if I can understand it. :P
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 8 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    My Little Dictionary!!

    I have to always check for spelling errors,I'm a pretty good speller but I don't like to have misspelled words,if I can help it.It just really bothers me to have a misspelled word.I unfortunately have'nt  figured out how to use spell check so I keep a little Dictionary...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2008

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    I Always...

    ....check for spelling errors. I get upset when I misspell something.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Can't Help It

    Once an editor, always an editor?
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 18, 2009

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    I Can't Help Myself... Good Habits

    Like Dragon56, I am an editor and a proofreader. It's my job to check for spelling, grammatical, factual and logic errors in educational publications and websites, and it's a hard habit to break, even when I'm reading recreationally. I don't mind people using whatever...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Usually i check and check again

    and again my stories or my poems for spelling mistakes this is important and for me and for thouse who read them. But i don't always check for spelling mistakes in my conversation with others,not because is not important just because it's fast,or sometimes i have too many things...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Dec 11, 2013

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    I realize that commenting on this will probably make me appear to be a snob, but incorrect spelling and grammar irks me. I have one of those brains that sees the errors easily...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    Now I don't pretend to be an English teacher but it is so annoying when I am interested in someone's story but I cant FREAKING understanding what they are saying because of...
    2little2late 2little2late 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Okay! I admit it that I sometimes have improper spelling and grammar because English is sometime pretty tricky to master. I had struggled with it. I can't even write a proper essay...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have always been pretty good at spelling, and I know others may struggle with it, but c'mon people, make an effort. I play a few multiplayer phone games that involve lots of...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I am not going to comment about the bad spellings used by other members.English is not even my mother tongue I like to right with my spellings when I post.That is all that that...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    It drives me to distraction when people don't spell or use grammar correctly it doesn't take long to check your message before posting.
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Aug 3

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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
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    I find it Amazingly Stupid that "Some" folks judge the spelling& grammer more than they judge what's actually said in a posting! Not everyone has the same level of education/have...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Aug 3

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    Lol. Too right. World in crisis. And they only correct our spelling. Then possibly add propaganda tips. Like how to be them. Instead of fixing pains. They...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 7

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    Actually I hate it. When people add an extra z or an s to a word. Wtf how unnecessary. Please kids correct your spelling now! Idiocracy is already taking over nooooo
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I have become obsessed with pulling out spelling mistakes in everything I read. I mostly hate when I do it, because it was usually a small mistake, which irks me I even made it.
    lollilover lollilover 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm a spelling and a grammar nazi!!! Come on people learn to and put it into practice PLEASE!!!!!!
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Some folks seem to build themselves up by finding Fault with others spelling& grammer mistakes--For some--that seems to be more important than what people actually say! Not...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Aug 3

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    I'm a gamer, and I'll tell you now, I come across more people that can't speak proper English than I do people who can. This is speaking for people where it's their main language...
    Inadine Inadine 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I mean I don't but I always try to correct my grammar, even with texting. Because when you type fast some stuff you've written didn't come out the way you wanted it and it sounds...
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    Lol. my other story got flagged, so here! Why in the world does everyone on this app spell horribly? There is NO excuse for using the letter 'D' in place of the word the. And no I...
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