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  • 12 months ago · Quote · #1

    learningthemoves

    Dear Chess.com member,

    First, I can see from your various ratings and postings on the forum you are good at chess.

    However, there is something that is somewhat of a pet peeve of mine you have inadvertently triggered.

    Could you please edit your thread title to correctly spell Carlsen's name?

    There is no "O" anywhere in his name.

    Like I said, it's just a pet peeve of mine but really drives me up the wall and everyone seems to do it.

    I really appreciate it if you can do this for me.

    Please appreciate the fact I have attempted to request this privately and not publicly to spare you any embarrassment. Thank you.

    *This member only receives messages from friends.

     

     
  • 12 months ago · Quote · #2

    EscherehcsE

    If you start messsing with changeing Carlson's name, he mite start loosing to meny gamez.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #3

    learningthemoves

    Haha. Let's just try to get it right going forward.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #4

    varelse1

    Thank you LTM, I will never mis-spell Magnis's name again!

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #5

    AndyClifton

    How about Larson?

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #6

    EscherehcsE

    AndyClifton wrote:

    How about Larson?

    The guy who does Far Side? He's funny!

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #7

    AndyClifton

    No, that's Gary Larsen.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #8

    learningthemoves

    varelse1 wrote:

    Thank you LTM, I will never mis-spell Magnis's name again!

    Haha Varelse1, touche!

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #9

    learningthemoves

    AndyClifton wrote:

    How about Larson?

    Yes, exactly. It's like these people are thinking, "well I know what a son is, but 'sen' can't be right for a name because I can't make a noun out of it." lol. And their minds are doing that processing so quickly it's imperceptible so they just churn out the "O" where there is no "O" like they're automatic writing or something.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #10

    AndyClifton

    They might even see this thread as a "Humblo Ploa"!

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #11

    learningthemoves

    fla2lens wrote:

    too much larceny here

    I agree. One more O where the e is and it will be some arson.

    They must have skipped English class to watch episodes of Arsonio Hall or something.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #12

    AndyClifton

    They said, "Who uses Onglish anyway?"

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #13

    kayak21

    Don't ever get the i and the o mixed up in a message. I thought my friend had SHOT himself. lol. :-)

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #14

    macer75

    AndyClifton wrote:

    They said, "Who uses Onglish anyway?"

    No, what they said was "Who osos onglosh onywoy?"

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #15

    macer75

    kayak21 wrote:

    Don't ever get the i and the o mixed up in a message. I thought my friend had SHOT himself. lol. :-)

    At least that sounds more badass than if he had spelled it correctly


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