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    Spelling

    I would suggest that this site really try to correct incorrect spellings of the names of players in the Twins organization. It's absurd seeing "Arica" and "Worly" right now.

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    It's Whorlly, really.

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    Creating automatic censors to fix word misspellings is a decent idea.

    Anyone have suggestions?

    My biggest pet peeve is Parmalee.

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    Bring back the BYTO word filter?
    BYTO R.I.P.

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    My biggest pet peeve is Butera. I think everyone knows that isn't his actually name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Creating automatic censors to fix word misspellings is a decent idea.

    Anyone have suggestions?

    My biggest pet peeve is Parmalee.
    I don't really care about general things, but when I see a thread "Arica" I just can't take it. It's not me simply be snobbish, it's about the site being at its best. It's ridiculous to even post in such a thread to continue such a thing.

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    And Parmalee is bad. Thankfully, the Twins traded Liriano so that I didn't have to see any more "Lariano" nonsense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PseudoSABR View Post
    It's Whorlly, really.

    Surely you mean WHOREly.

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    It was a dark day for questionable spellers when Mientkiewicz rejoined the organization.

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    Argh, the software has no built-in function for word replacement. I'm not keen on installing unnecessary plug-ins right now for a few reasons so this idea is a no-go for the time being.

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    At least there is a feature to block some of the names people want to call the players

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    Just learn to spell, how's that for a suggestion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Bonnes View Post
    It was a dark day for questionable spellers when Mientkiewicz rejoined the organization.
    Not to mention every time they faced Pierzynski when he returned to the AL Central
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    I don't mind actual hard names like Dougie and AJ. But there is some weird repeated mistakes with Colabello and Arcia. Liriano as Lariano was bad.

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    Just do not care so much would be the Buddha's advice.
    Lighten up Francis....

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