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Topic # 85937 28-Jun-2011 13:48
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Just saw this on a website:

Bad English!

Never heard of screen srapting!!

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  Reply # 486882 28-Jun-2011 13:52
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Some time ago there was a Beaurepaire ad on Geekzone (from Google AdWords) with a crappy screenshot captured with low number of colours. There was a tool tip visible, clearly someone left the mouse cursor over a button, hit the screen capture key and didn't notice the white bubble with the information...





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  Reply # 486963 28-Jun-2011 15:48
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Wow. I think they are just trying to invent a new word to make it sound cooler. ;-)

I think I posted the below screenshot in another thread some time ago, but thought it would be worth sharing again.

Click on image to enlarge.

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  Reply # 486992 28-Jun-2011 16:29
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I boycott any product that uses the word "Awesome" in the advertising.






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  Reply # 486999 28-Jun-2011 16:34
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stevenz: I boycott any product that uses the word "Awesome" in the advertising.


What about if its "O for Orsome"?  Does that get extra points?

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  Reply # 487004 28-Jun-2011 16:37
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timbosan:
stevenz: I boycott any product that uses the word "Awesome" in the advertising.


What about if its "O for Orsome"?  Does that get extra points?


That's fine.

BTW - Nice Sledge avatar. :)






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  Reply # 487006 28-Jun-2011 16:44
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stevenz:
timbosan:
stevenz: I boycott any product that uses the word "Awesome" in the advertising.


What about if its "O for Orsome"?  Does that get extra points?


That's fine.

BTW - Nice Sledge avatar. :)


Thanks - I was a big fan of the program (or is that programme), and of the idea of solving all lifes problems with your gun ;-)

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  Reply # 487018 28-Jun-2011 16:54
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timbosan:
stevenz: I boycott any product that uses the word "Awesome" in the advertising.


What about if its "O for Orsome"?  Does that get extra points?


Is it possible to have a double fail:

O for Awesome 

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  Reply # 487059 28-Jun-2011 18:42
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Spotted this typo on a TV ad for Fujitsu heatpumps a few weeks ago.






Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. (T.S. Eliot)


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  Reply # 488170 1-Jul-2011 09:49
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freitasm: There was a tool tip visible, clearly someone left the mouse cursor over a button, hit the screen capture key and didn't notice the white bubble with the information...


Today's IE blog post has that in two of the three screenshots...

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  Reply # 488183 1-Jul-2011 10:32
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I used to get frustrated going to Pak n Save and going down the "Aisle of Values"

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