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#182964 - 02/26/09 08:29 AM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: dalehileman]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: dalehileman
Mac's massively incompetent search algorithm


searching the web is completely independent of computer platform.

you do know that, don't you, dale?
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#182977 - 02/26/09 01:20 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
Originally Posted By: dalehileman
Mac's massively incompetent search algorithm


searching the web is completely independent of computer platform.

you do know that, don't you, dale?


Of course I do but in my own defense, owing to my advanced age I tend to inadvertently blame my gripes on the OS

......but Mac not Anu is responsible for the deplorable speller

......isn't he
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#182978 - 02/26/09 01:34 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: dalehileman]
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>but Mac not Anu is responsible for the deplorable speller ...isn't he

it depends, but probly both in your case. if you are using the WsTalk Reply/Post box to type or edit your post (and why wouldn't you) you get the execrable spellcheck which is part of the forum software (UBB Threads). if you are composing your posts in some offline editor, you are at the mercy of that app's spellcheck, but the word list should be expandable.

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#182979 - 02/26/09 01:37 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: tsuwm]
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I learned to spell in school...
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#182980 - 02/26/09 01:52 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
latishya Offline
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
Originally Posted By: dalehileman
Mac's massively incompetent search algorithm


searching the web is completely independent of computer platform.

you do know that, don't you, dale?


dalehileman makes his stupid, vapid rants to annoy others.

You do know that, don't you, etaoin? grin

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#182981 - 02/26/09 02:06 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: latishya]
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heh

I's calling it irony.
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#182982 - 02/26/09 02:17 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: tsuwm]
dalehileman Offline
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Originally Posted By: tsuwm
>but Mac not Anu is responsible for the deplorable speller ...isn't he

it depends, but probly both in your case. if you are using the WsTalk Reply/Post box to type or edit your post (and why wouldn't you) you get the execrable spellcheck which is part of the forum software (UBB Threads).

*******I use the little "Quote" box at the bottom of the post in blue and underlined I think; is that the one

if you are composing your posts in some offline editor,

*****I hope not, I avoid the accumulation of other programs

.....you are at the mercy of that app's spellcheck, but the word list should be expandable.


Thank you tsu and yes it should, just as it was in Outlook, but for the life of me I can't figure out how it's done for instance in Mac Mail
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#182983 - 02/26/09 02:18 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
I learned to spell in school...


So did I but I'm a terrible typist
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#182984 - 02/26/09 02:27 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: latishya]
dalehileman Offline
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Originally Posted By: latishya
Originally Posted By: etaoin
Originally Posted By: dalehileman
..... incompetent search algorithm
...... independent of computer platform....you do know that......


dalehileman makes his stupid, vapid rants to annoy others.

You do know that, don't you, etaoin? grin


Actually eta has defended me on numerous occasions although I suspect at times with some reluctance though never lat in my two decades doing stuff like this have I insulted anyone. There are of course at every site participants who rant and rave at the slightest supposed violation of protocol

......which incidentally recent studies seem to indicate are good for you (the ranting and raving not the protocols) so you should thank me. Meanwhile I keep inviting them all simply not to read my posts, I won't be offended in the slightest

....but they do anyway, suggesting they derive from it some sort of perverse pleasure

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#182985 - 02/26/09 02:33 PM Re: Cat Idiom [Re: dalehileman]
latishya Offline
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Originally Posted By: dalehileman
Meanwhile I keep inviting them all simply not to read my posts, I won't be offended in the slightest


If this was technically possible I would. I have not found an ignore button on this board and so to read the posts I want to I have to wade through yours much more often than I would like.

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