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A Place For Hilarious Typos

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Just Plain Fugly... Typos
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This community was spawned from a random comment in fanficrants, that it would be very awesome to have a community dedicated to amusing typos.


1) OPs must show the typo in question - don't just rant on typos. The typo must be obvious, as in the following example:

"He shit the door behind himself."

This is the original typo posted to fanficrants.

2) You must use lj-cuts in the OP if:

a) the post includes pictures, even small ones.

b) the post includes Not Safe For Work elements, and the lj-cut text must
include 'NSFW'.

This is common sense, but it occurs to me that if I don't say it, someone will forget these courtesies and then argue about it. We're just going to nip those in the bud right here. For info on how to LJ-cut, head here

3) Don't comment on the author or the OP-er, but feel free to rip the typo itself apart. Comments regarding WTF-ery levels are allowed. So are bad puns, horrible one-liners, and risque adlibs from the peanut gallery.

4) If your comment response includes a macro, I'd prefer it if you post a link rather than the pic itself. Some people are still on dial-up. Threads that devolve into macro 'conversations' seriously slow download time. The exception to this is when one of the Mods puts up the "Macros away!" tag.

5) Do NOT delete your own posts and/or comments UNLESS you have explicit Moderator approval. We're all grown-ups here, we shouldn't need to delete anything because we're embarrassed or don't like the response we get. If you feel a post or comment has been made in error or isn't 'kosher' let one of us know and we'll consider the request for deletion.

6) There is no Rule 6

7)Cross-posting (within reason, ie- from a personal journal) or posting something from another comm is 100% fine but you MUST include either A) A link to the original post OR B) A mention of "Originally posted on fanficrants or whichever comm you found/made it on. We'll leave it up to you which option you choose to take. If it was not found on LJ, please put "From a (insert fandom here) fic or found on (random website)" as appropriate.

Also, we now have tags :) I painstakingly went back and tagged all existing entries, but please remember to tag your posts! Makes life easier for all of us. If there's a tag you think should be added, comment to this post. and I'll add it for you.

Hopefully, I and/or other mods won't have to post more rules. Have fun. :-)

-bs, creator of the world comm and Badger, co-mod and happy-dancer!

NB: It has come to our attention that it may not be immediately obvious how to post to the comm. The comm is set to allow all members to post, and to allow anyone to become a member without screening. This means that in order to post the process is as follows:

1) Join this community as a member.
2) Go to the profile page (this page) for lol_typo.
3) Click on the link that says 'Post an Entry', type up your post, and click the 'Submit' button when you're satisfied. (Don't forget to tag it!)
4) Don't take this as an invitation to be an ass. The ban-hammer exists for a reason, but we prefer not to use it.

This comm is now affiliated with wrongworddammit, repeat_that_plz and its_like_what!

Any questions/concerns? PM spartanwerewolf or boogieshoes any time.

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