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Old 11-18-2015, 08:03 PM   #4731
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I hate auto-correct, as if it is not bad enough that I cannot spell or type, auto-correct makes it even worse.

never the less, my excuse of wanting it worked for me. Of course being a sucker that I am. I already told my wife. I'm sure she'll love it.

Oh, and Chanukkah is early this year, so I'm good.

Charlie, you can turn off Auto-Correct. Select the Settings icon, then the General category. Scroll down to Keyboards and select it. Auto-correct is one of the options.
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Old 11-18-2015, 10:40 PM   #4732
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I'm not exactly terrible at spelling, but I depend on auto word checker out of sheer laziness. That feature is gradually eroding my spelling skills, no doubt.
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Old 11-18-2015, 10:50 PM   #4733
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Hate autocorrect, so it's turned off on all my devices. Though there are many hilarious posts and faux pas using it on FB.
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Unless I'm using normal everyday words and those that are already in my predictive text, this is what usually happens....
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Old 11-18-2015, 11:27 PM   #4735
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Unless I'm using normal everyday words and those that are already in my predictive text, this is what usually happens....
Sometimes I wanna yell at auto spell checker. "Spell checker...why do you keep suggesting hyphenating word corrections that I KNOW don't have a hyphen in them?"
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Old 11-19-2015, 01:05 AM   #4736
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For anyone who doesn't know about it yet, there are some hilarious auto corrections online. Just Google, "Damn You Auto Correct" or "DYAC". Warning, these are NSFW (Not Safe For Work, in other words, they can be rather coarse).
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Old 11-19-2015, 02:26 AM   #4737
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Common words that don't need a space between them...spell checker suggests that.
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Old 11-19-2015, 08:38 AM   #4738
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I had a boss who was such a slave to auto-correct that she told me my last name was spelled wrong when I spelled it for her. Auto-correct was trying to tell her how to spell it, I guess I am not an expert on my own name.
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Old 11-19-2015, 02:54 PM   #4739
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I had a boss who was such a slave to auto-correct that she told me my last name was spelled wrong when I spelled it for her. Auto-correct was trying to tell her how to spell it, I guess I am not an expert on my own name.
I would hate to see what it could do with my last name. I get some very weird corrections from AC. When I created my personal email address, I had to leave the last letters off. AC didn't like what my son entered for me. Then I got my first computer with AC, Spike entered all the last names of family members. Everyone but me married an Italian or Pole.
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Old 11-21-2015, 08:57 PM   #4740
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So glad to hear that. So save the other excuse for when you might need it. Insert "birthday", "anniversary" "St. Patricks Day", "Graduation Day for your child, for whatever occasion, etc.

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