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Bob4
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[request] Spelling checker change

Can we add the word "Obama" to the forum spelling checker now?


aefstoggaflm
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Re: Spelling checker change

Words to the spell checker maybe but names of people, really????



Dustyn
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reply to Bob4

I won't agree to "Obama" as that is a persons name. Those suggestions brought up by BBRs spell checker itself are terrible. Although it's a name, and I omit those suggestions, my own inline spell checker flags "Obama" with a possible correction to "Mamba". However, I would agree to seeing the Spell Checker having an "Add for review" button that allowed users to upload missing words to the dictionary. Before being added, it must be reviewed by a moderator of course before implemented site wide.
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Bob4
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said by aefstoggaflm:

Words to the spell checker maybe but names of people, really????

There are already tons of names in the spelling checker. ALL of these names are in the spelling checker!

Roosevelt
Taft
Wilson
Harding
Coolidge
Hoover
Truman
Eisenhower
Kennedy
Johnson
Nixon
Carter
Reagan
Clinton

Repeat: ALL of these names are in the spelling checker! Try them yourself!!


aefstoggaflm
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said by Bob4:

said by aefstoggaflm:

Words to the spell checker maybe but names of people, really????

There are already tons of names in the spelling checker. ALL of these names are in the spelling checker!
Repeat: ALL of these names are in the spelling checker! Try them yourself!!

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Upon reflection I agree with what Dustyn See Profile said
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reply to Dustyn

said by Dustyn:

However, I would agree to seeing the Spell Checker having an "Add for review" button that allowed users to upload missing words to the dictionary. Before being added, it must be reviewed by a moderator of course before implemented site wide.

*sign*
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PhoenixDown
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reply to Bob4

*disagree*

Almost all modern browsers support inline spell correction and individuals can add their own words to the browser spell check if they wish


Bob4
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Would it be OK if we added "Romney" to the spelling checker? Oops! It's already in there!!



Dustyn
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As is our leader justin See Profile, along with a lot of other names that shouldn't be in there.
This is why I don't use it as it currently sucks.


JRW2
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reply to Bob4

I would like to see teh removed...
I've requested it several times, but to no avail..

It is a VERY common misspelling of the but the spell checker dos NOT flag it...
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