Spelling and grammatical errors

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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:41 pm

One of the squawking radio companion's messages when failing to block:
The radio at your side broadcasts some goes off on some sort of tangent, but you and your opponent are too busy fighting to notice.

Got that tangent back on track, thanks! Also, welcome to lucky page 13!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:25 am

Purchasing Twilight Devil's glasses:
The shopkeeper accepts your 5 silver stars for a pair of glasses. Frankly, with your jobs "benefits", it's a steal.

job's ?

Now with more apostrophe and the same amount of too real. Thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:02 pm

The pop-up description for the dragon pearl:
[the pearl from a dragon's head in Eastern Mythology? Or something weird.]

Also, the dictionary entry for "dark and gritty":
A relic of the Dark Age of Twilight, when heroes recovered from critical hits more slowly and had one extremely persistant reoccuring villain rather than the usual rogues gallery.
"persistent"

Fixed and, you know, added. Thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:37 pm

Whoops, missed one. I was editing the wiki for "dark and gritty" when my browser highlighted another typo.
A relic of the Dark Age of Twilight, when heroes recovered from critical hits more slowly and had one extremely persistent reoccuring villain rather than the usual rogues gallery.

According to my dictionary, that should be "recurring"

Both words, but with subtly different meanings and I'm... fairly sure I was using the wrong one. I have recurring problems with English that are reoccuring. Thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:34 pm

From the pop-up description for dragon hatchet:
This axes carries all the force of a mighty dragon or a territorial musk ox or particularly perturbed pangolin.
"This axis" or "These axes"?

This was wrong on every axis. Thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:06 pm

Consuming Ace of Coins:
You pull the chocolate coin off the card and eat it. It's pretty delicious, but that doesn't explain why there's still a coin on the card. maybe it's your lucky day!

capitalization

fixed. thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:46 am

Purchasing the prism collection:
You buy the shopkeeper's old prism collection for just 10 silver stars! What a bargin!

bargain ?

I normally take credit for these, but I'm going to go ahead and blame english. Bargain? Really? C'mon, english, you gotta up your game.

Mumblegrumblefixed.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:15 pm

From the description for the Chocolate Bunny:
Okay, granted, most of the terrors is actually caused by people chasing after the bunny because it's delicious, but it's a disaster every spring.

"terror is"?

Fixed! Happy Easter :)
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sat May 06, 2017 10:00 pm

"Tis but a typo!

One of the pitch-black knight's hit messages:
The knight slashes your arm with his sword, leaving you glad its still attached.

Have at you, apostrophe!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:46 pm

Purchasing tabard pajamas of the imp
The shopkeeper looks up your geneology for 10 silver stars and gives you your ancestral pajamas. It's probably best if you assume some ancestor launched an entire career in crime fighting based on their fear of imps.

I looked it up. It should be genealogy.

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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:14 pm

From the pop-up description for the water carrier sidekick:
It turns out they don't just grow there, people come by constantly delivering them so you can get the latest news about the local sports teams and your coworkers kids.

That should be the possessive form: coworkers'

This typo wasn't my coworkers', it was mine. Thanks for the help!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:46 pm

Here's an old one from the description for silver comPutty:
Kind of like it you combine mercury with putty.

if ?

Thanks for pulling out the Wayback machine to bring us this one!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:55 pm

Putting holes in the roof (Additional Ventilation):
Since smoke is hotter than air, you're pretty sure it float and, if you needed to ventilate some smoke out of a house, it stands to reason you'd need to put some holes in the roof. Right?

floats

It all floats down here, thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Iggy » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:43 am

Nasty Nebula In The Hero Dash

The first paragraph ends with, "clouds of corrosive gas limned in lightning."

limned


Dang! Ah'm 'a gonna strip off, rub me down in conductive jelly and do me sum cloud surfin'.

Wee!

Limned it is! Enjoy your cloud surfin'!

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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:24 pm

This is what I started getting today when trying to use openings

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected 'cure_buffs' (T_STRING), expecting ',' or ';' in /home/public/includes/combatopenings.php on line 488

Literally a grammatical error on my part, sadly. Should be good now!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby zillow » Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:37 pm

flight of the Lepidoptera

"And these wings are string enough to carry them. No joke!"
Unless I don't get the joke, it should be strong

Nope, joke's on me.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:58 pm

From the pop-up for ye old toffee

It's still an open question whether this is toffee that has someone absorbed decades of temporal energy or whether toffee is itself congealed experiences.

Should that be removed?

Somehow. The toffee probably doesn't eat people.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:23 am

Purchasing the Mirror of Oreh:
You slide the shopkeeper 10 silver stars and he reflexive hands you a mirror. It's definitely not sinister or cursed, according to the inspection tag.

reflexively

From the pop-up for the Mirror Protege:
...but the Mirror of Oreh promises an sustainable, ethically-sourced, local solution to the problem.

a

Untypoed! Thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:51 am

One of the Mirror Protege's after-combat messages:
Polly Esther sets a camera on a timer to take a picture with you, which they procede to make a bunch of copies of and hand out to their friends. It seems strangely inefficient somehow.

proceed

Hmmm, thought I got that one already. Proceeding to fix it now, thanks!
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:54 am

The pop-up for Colonel's secret filter:
Even if you don't live on a desert planet or a space station, sometime it pays to filter your drinking water. Really, even most of your planet is covered with undrinkable water, so it'll help keep hydrated most everywhere.

Our planet.

"sometimes"? and "On our planet"?

Sometimes fixed, on this planet or wherever else you can reach our internet from.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:57 pm

From the description for the cymbal monkeys (all three of them)
You know, there's a reason on of these was used on the cover of a horror novel.

one

Fixed this one, thanks! And thanks so much for the donation.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:24 am

According to the Mementonian Memuseum:
Oh and did you know we have 7 Agimat's Charms and 12 baseball rose quartzs?
pints? litres?

Gemmed! Thanks.
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby danjruss » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:28 pm

Viva Livia!
She wears an almost scandalously tight dress with a fur shoal around her neck, which really doesn't do much for her modesty.

A shawl, surely.

Well, it is an underwater base. Fixed, thanks!

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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:26 am

The pop-up for Titan's terrarium:
Titan was a hero from Somerset-17, one of the seemingly endless alternate reality versions of Somerset that exist in the super-multi-verse. It's rumored that every time a major event happens, an alternate reality is spawned. You wouldn't happen to know anything about that would you?

Titan, like all waylaid people from different dimensions was sent to Professor Kirby's House for Extra-Reality Folks where his strange ways wouldn't affect the already confused denizens of Twilight. Despite her name, she wasn't related to Mr. Titanic, except for the fact that they're both gigantic and nigh-indestructible.

Titan kept her favorite plant and animal life from across Somerset-22 in this terrarium, using her size-changing powers to bend them to a more reasonable size. And some of those powers linger in it still.

Titanium is atomic number 22, while chlorine is atomic number 17.
Also, "her".

Chlorine Lad strikes again! *shakes fist at the heavens*
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Re: Spelling and grammatical errors

Postby Sanjuro » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:00 am

The plural of toffee torus:
You have 2 toffee toruss in your inventory.

According to my dictionary, that should be "toruses" or "tori".

Should've been tori, thanks!
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