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11-05-2008 @ 10:40PM
Jesus, dont you proofread your own postings?"You're", not 'your'"Than", not 'then'.
11-05-2008 @ 10:44PM
Again! Look.People, gather round.When making comparative statements, the word you are searching for is THAN.$500 is more THAN £100.He's more quarrelsome THAN a quail.
11-05-2008 @ 10:49PM
Previous comment:"Jesus, dont you proofread your own postings?"You're", not 'your'"Than", not 'then'."I see this has now been fixed.I assume the author is furiously stabbing the downrate button out of sheer embarassment.
11-06-2008 @ 1:02AM
honestly dude, have anything better to do than nit-picking grammar on the internet? Who cares, you got his point
11-05-2008 @ 11:44PM
No, you're getting downrated by those who find the sanctimoniousness of the self-appointed grammar police to be rather annoying.
11-06-2008 @ 12:05AM
Someone has to educate these yanks.
11-06-2008 @ 12:48AM
You know what I find annoying? Those who tolerate bad grammar in journalism and criticise people who take the time to correct it.Downrate for the sanctimoniousness of the comment by all means, but not for the content of it.
11-06-2008 @ 12:47AM
You will of course understand that Commonwealth English and American English have different prose, which may explain why your comment was down-rated.You sir, are not entirely correct.
11-06-2008 @ 1:37AM
@ Cow - Sorry were you correcting the blogger?It looked to me like you were trying to use sarcasm to berate someone whilst simultaneusly forgetting to be at all entertaining or useful to anyone involved.
11-06-2008 @ 3:52AM
@ Cow: I totally agree with you. Journalists need to be held to a standard of correct grammar. Bad grammar = bad writing.
11-06-2008 @ 4:11AM
Way to derail comments in descending order of relevancy, guys. I almost forgot I was on the internet until I saw this.
11-06-2008 @ 8:16AM
Let a blogger slip every once in a while without raining hellfire on them.In traditional journalism, articles go through several people before being printed; there are quite a few opportunities to correct minor mistakes before creating a final work.With blogging, you have a Submit button. That's it. Only then do hundreds of pairs of eyes examine the work. Give these guys a break. Unless the grammar mistakes are so terrible that they make the articles difficult to read, or the quality of the articles themselves begin to falter, just relax.In the meantime, why don't we all concentrate our grammar nitpicking to the one area of the internet that so sorely deserves it: craigslist.
11-06-2008 @ 9:19AM
@Cow and Vendrill,This web site is not a news journal, it is a web log. The people who write for www.wowinsider.com are not writing news articles, they are writing web logs. They are not journalists, they are bloggers. I seriously doubt that the bloggers on this site consider this to be their day job. Adam Holisky is a student working on a computer science degree, not a reporter for the New York Times.I shudder to think what either of you consider news if you consider video game bloggers as journalists. Requiring journalistic professionalism from bloggers is no less preposterous than requiring my four year old nephew to have a driver’s license and to use proper turn signals when he's pushing his Tonka truck around the sand box.The next time www.wowinsider.com blegs for additions to their staff please submit your application for consideration. I am sure that all of the loyal readers will be enlightened by your excellent insight and witty prose. Please, feel free to make any corrections to my comment that you believe may be required.
11-06-2008 @ 10:23AM
Please let me start out by saying that most of the people debating in this thread seem to have Wowinsider's best interests in mind. We all have different opinions and priorities, which is a good thing.@ Zali: I don't know if you've noticed, but:1. Wowinsider is part of of an extensive corporate network of entertainment/technology blogging. (Weblogs, Inc.)2. This is professional in the literal sense; look at all of the advertising all around, which generates revenue for Weblogs, Inc. Also, Mr. Holisky gets paid for his work.3. And, yes... this is news, as well as entertainment. Has Wowinsider established the journalistic credibility of the NY Times? No, of course not... But I don't traffic nytimes.com and provide them with hits and banner clicks when I am looking for news and information about WoW.4. If you post grammar/spelling errors on a professional blog, people are going to call you out on it. And that's a good thing. -Also, notice how Mr. Holisky did NOT negatively respond to Cow's notice of errors. He simply fixed it, AND left Cow's posts intact. I've been very happy with they way Mr. Holisky's writing has improved since he started writing for Wowinsider.I like Wowinsider, a lot. I read it far more than Massively or Mmo-champion, and I care for the integrity of this site. I try to keep my comments positive, but I will stand up, when I think support for someone's opinion is justified. Finally, I don't think that any of us want the internet to turn into "wtf dats ghey, welcum to teh intarwebz..." / Ok? Thanks. Bye.
11-06-2008 @ 11:34AM
@ Cow - Relax dude.... you're going to have an aneurism.@ Vendrill - Unclench your buttocks.@ Adam H. - Keep up the good work. People still would rather read you THAN Cow or Vendrill.
11-06-2008 @ 4:00PM
@ SayceOr so you'd think.Kekeke.
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