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Deboss I see the Awesomeness. from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Mar 17th 2012 at 8:45:28 PM

If you see someone with severe grammar problems, bring it up on Ask The Tropers.

Fight smart, not fair.
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
May 20th 2012 at 6:45:55 AM

Funny.Woof Woof Power has some bizzarre spelling in place.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
Telcontar In uffish thought from England
In uffish thought
Jun 5th 2012 at 5:14:49 AM

Could someone go over Webcomic.Ears For Elves and Characters.Ears For Elves, and make sure all the spellings are American ones?

I can't tell which words do and don't change, so it's likely to be inconsistant as I normally use English spellings. Any quotes from the comic will be Americanized, though, and the original page creator was American, so it's probably best to keep them that way. (I decided this request was more likely to belong here than the Cleanup thread.)

That was the amazing part. Things just keep going.
lu127 Paper Master from 異界 Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
Jul 30th 2012 at 12:08:50 PM

Detective Conan People From Notable Cases has some really careless grammar issues all over the page.

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Telcontar In uffish thought from England
In uffish thought
videogmer314 from that one place Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
onyx902 Former Wikipedian
Former Wikipedian
Jun 28th 2013 at 10:04:11 PM

Rogue Trooper cleaned. ;)

AKA that moron from The Other Wiki...
Jul 25th 2013 at 9:49:26 AM

Cosmic Hero has got some serious grammar issues.

videogmer314 from that one place Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Jul 25th 2013 at 11:40:18 AM

[up] Done. It's probably not perfect, though, so someone may want to check it.

Iaculus Pronounced YAK-you-luss from England
Pronounced YAK-you-luss
Jul 29th 2013 at 8:03:26 AM

Rosario + Vampire needs work. Most of it's OK, but it's such a huge page that there's still a lot that needs fixing.

What's precedent ever done for us?
Iaculus Pronounced YAK-you-luss from England
Pronounced YAK-you-luss
Aug 28th 2013 at 5:17:56 AM

Made some small headway on Journey to the West and its subpages, but much still needs fixing.

What's precedent ever done for us?
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Nov 13th 2013 at 2:27:14 PM

Legend Trilogy needs some cleanup in grammar/spelling terms. I've called the editor in to the Get Help With English thread.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
MacronNotes She/her from In my bed Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
Nov 16th 2013 at 2:37:20 PM

Here's what I entered in another thread (still needs help)

Pasila is riddled with:

  • cumbersome long-ass sentences with rambling digressions due to the editors 1) being native Finnish speakers 2) feeling a need to recap most of the episode for every example regardless of relevancy
  • incorrect grammar (mostly regarding prepositions)

I was working on it but it exhausted the juices outta me before I even got past the tropes starting with A...

Iaculus Pronounced YAK-you-luss from England
Pronounced YAK-you-luss
Dec 16th 2013 at 9:14:58 AM

Gundam Build Fighters and its subpages seem to be magnets for editors with poor grammar. Someone mind giving them a polish?

What's precedent ever done for us?
Umbee Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Sep 6th 2014 at 7:20:10 PM

Chiodos needs work. It also Needs Wiki Magic Love, but that's an issue for another time.

Taking steps to abandon this handle.
Umbee Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Oct 16th 2014 at 11:23:13 AM

Hate to double post, but I've found some more stuff.

Towelket: One More Time and all its subpages have a bunch of grammar issues.

Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star is a very new page, but it's already picking up grammar problems. I've noticed in general that a lot of the game's fans do not speak English as a first language, so I'm wondering if this might be a page that needs to be checked up on every now and then.

Taking steps to abandon this handle.
Crossover-Enthusiast Miss! from quarantine (send Red Lobster biscuits) Relationship Status: Chocolate!
Berrenta Lampshaded from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Lampshaded
Jul 19th 2020 at 7:00:52 AM

Characters.Bo Boi Boy needs help regarding grammar. I haven't checked the work page or other subpages.

tyrekecorrea Miss, not ma'am Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Miss, not ma'am
tyrekecorrea Miss, not ma'am Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Miss, not ma'am
Jul 29th 2020 at 5:46:04 AM

Following are pages I added to my to do list for grammar edits, but don't anticipate getting around to soon.

  • Characters: Pokemon Black and White anime
  • Awesome: Video Game Levels T to Z
  • Awesome: Video game Levels A to L
  • The trope page for Due to the Dead
  • The Western Animation page for Rugrats
  • The Awesome and Funny Moments pages for Sesame Street
  • The series page for Family Matters

I've also noted that the area near the top of the page for the 2016 revival of The Powerpuff girls could use some work.

I'll see if I can't knock off some of this myself today, but if any of you are hungry for cost to edit for grammar now, that should be plenty to do.

Nen_desharu Nintendo Fanatic Extraordinaire from Greater Smash Bros. Universe or Toronto
Nintendo Fanatic Extraordinaire
Aug 30th 2020 at 6:22:46 PM

Fair for Its Day needs some grammar cleanup, particularly the Video Games folder.

Kirby is awesome.
mightymewtron Woman Appreciator from New New York Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Woman Appreciator
Sep 3rd 2020 at 7:45:08 PM

A lot of The Nostalgia Critic pages are worded in a very specific vernacular (adjectives as verbs and such) and I'm struggling to figure out how to make them more accessible. Sample:

  • Flip-Flop of God
    • It's a little more complicated than usual because memory issues and self-admitted bitter, but since comeback (he was firmly addicted to back/story and Character Development before), Doug can't seem to make up his mind if Critic's nicer, worse or not even a character anymore, whether he expects and wants people to be offended by him or just thinks they're overly sensitive and letting themselves get hurt, or if there's several story arcs going at the same time because he wants to go even darker or there's very little continuity now because he can't take Critic anywhere after To Boldly Flee finished his main plotline. Note this is just what he says at cons or in commentaries, what he consistently puts in the episodes is a different very self-aware story.

I run the Nostalgia Critic cleanup so you don't have to!
Berrenta Lampshaded from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Lampshaded
Oct 22nd 2020 at 3:32:00 AM

Literature.Only Ever Yours has some capitalization neglect.

MadameButterflyKnife Semain Calm from the Holocene
Semain Calm
Oct 22nd 2020 at 4:54:45 AM

[up] I read through that article, and it seems the strange capitalization is on purpose, considering this example.

all lowercase letters: The names of the girls and women.

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