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    Actually i was supposed to spell it kilometres, but my firefox spelling software corrects me though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheung View Post
    you spelt kilometres wrong
    Dear moderators, please consider installing a "report pedantry" button next to "report post" button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fidget View Post
    Dear moderators, please consider installing a "report pedantry" button next to "report post" button.
    Umm, if you haven't noticed Cheung *is* a moderator, so he can pretty well be as pedantic as much as he wants!

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Umm, if you haven't noticed Cheung *is* a moderator, so he can pretty well be as pedantic as much as he wants!
    Do you understand irony? Neither do I. Yet, asking moderators to admonish a moderator was part of the fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fidget View Post
    Do you understand irony? Neither do I. Yet, asking moderators to admonish a moderator was part of the fun.
    He is not correct anyway. Kilometer is the american spelling hence why your computer keeps changing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craigandy View Post
    He is not correct anyway. Kilometer is the american spelling hence why your computer keeps changing it.
    But to put pedantry into overdrive, in the context of the sentence, it should then have read kilometers, not kilometer

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    Quote Originally Posted by madbad View Post
    But to put pedantry into overdrive, in the context of the sentence, it should then have read kilometers, not kilometer
    Lol not necessarily true it is a gcism, so maybe she doesn't say an "s" at the end hence this would read correctly. Can this go any further?

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    If you look up some of the older commentary from Gillian Clark, those are more technically orientated. I haven't been through all the last 20 years to work out exactly when the change started occurring...

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    "It's not just pace of shot, but pace of movement"

    "As far as the [insert nationality] are concerned"


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    Quote Originally Posted by craigandy View Post
    Lol not necessarily true it is a gcism, so maybe she doesn't say an "s" at the end hence this would read correctly. Can this go any further?
    You're a GC fan! Come on out and admit it, craigandy!! And for your efforts, we have a prize waiting for you, a little memento of this momentous moment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cobalt View Post
    You're a GC fan! Come on out and admit it, craigandy!! And for your efforts, we have a prize waiting for you, a little memento of this momentous moment...
    ok I like her but only because she's fit

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    honestly
    I thought she was a man

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    "she just glides the shuttle towards the open space"
    "you don't have to hit real hard. you just have to hit it in a downwards direction"

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    "Goodness! I wouldn't want to be a line judge."
    "That is a huge sign of nerves."

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    Quote Originally Posted by drew tze en View Post
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    I thought she was a man
    Yup, sometimes her voice can be quite scary though.. Like a drunk man..

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    "Ah my world!!!!!!!!"
    "Suuuuuuuperb!!!!"
    "Wonderful change of pace"
    "Indecision by XXXXXX"
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    "something MUST be wrong."

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