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OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:58 am

But can we *please* spend at least 2 seconds proofreading our headlines before posting them on the front page? :lol:

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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:10 am

It's hard to tell from the picture but that not water, it's actually goose feathers. Those goose feathers have been devastated.
 
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Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:39 am

I have a nbcnews.com screen cap where they announced that the first man on the moon, "Neil Young," had passed away...
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Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:18 am

I still have a screencap from the Columbia space shuttle break-up which indicates that the shuttle was traveling 18 times the speed of light.
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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:26 am

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I still have a screencap from the Columbia space shuttle break-up which indicates that the shuttle was traveling 18 times the speed of light.

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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:35 am

tfp wrote:
It's hard to tell from the picture but that not water, it's actually goose feathers. Those goose feathers have been devastated.

Well done. +1 on the front page.
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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:39 am

It actually took me a little while to figure out what was wrong with it. I focused so much on the spelling on the spelling of "devastated" that I didn't even see "down." There is a very slight chance that this is supposed to be "down," as a "down" is a geographical feature, but that's more of a British word than an American word.
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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:44 am

TurtlePerson2 wrote:
It actually took me a little while to figure out what was wrong with it. I focused so much on the spelling on the spelling of "devastated" that I didn't even see "down." There is a very slight chance that this is supposed to be "down," as a "down" is a geographical feature, but that's more of a British word than an American word.

A few minutes after it went up they replaced "down" with "town".
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Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:27 pm

Admittedly it was a typo, but have none of you ever heard of Watership Down? Classic, popular kids book around the world.

Down = Hill or Hillock.
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Re: OK, I know news cycles are short...

Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:34 pm

They probably posted this from their iPhone... hence the auto-correction to a real word; the "ediotrs" missing it.
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