Predictive text mistakes
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    If you like this sort of thing, this site will have you howling with laughter:

    http://damnyouautocorrect.com/

    It's all about when people are sending texts and their phone tries to "guess" the word they are typing (predictive text), guesses the wrong one, but the sender doesn't notice.

    The site invites people with iPhones to take screenshots (as the way iPhones display text messages in speech balloons makes this particularly simple to do0.

    Some of the results are hilarious....




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    Here we go....














    If you have a problem with my post, this is what you should do: Let the post die. Just let this old post gather dust. No one can read it. No one'll even notice it. Let it become a strange little thing standing in the corner of an old thread. And over the years, the world'll move on and the thread will be buried. And if you want to remember it, then you can do one thing. That's all, one thing. Have a good life. Do that one thing for me. Have a fantastic life.

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    Great,I've saved that link to my Favorites.I'll have to go and dry my pants now. Thanks!
    If I'd known I 'd be so thirsty today,I'd have drank more beer last night.
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    My nephew Patrick is known as Piddy. Just yesterday I texted him as he was fixing my car. I was amused as I noticed, after sending it, that the predictive text had altered Piddy to Puffy.

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    My nephew Patrick is known as Piddy. Just yesterday I texted him as he was fixing my car. I was amused as I noticed, after sending it, that the predictive text had altered Piddy to Puffy.
    I once invited a male friend out for a "neck" - which was meant to say "meal".
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    Incidentally that little error occurred whilst using "Slideit" on my HTC. An absolutely amazing App for those who are textually challenged.

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    My all time favourite, although it's rather passée now we all have smartphones rather than predictive text on a keyboard, was typing in the word "Smirnoff", which comes up as "poisoned".

    The other one was the classic from a former poster on BC who had started having a relationship with a new woman. It was all going very well, and she texted him at 1am to say "Can I phone for a chat, or are you in bed?". He replied to say "No, wide awake!".

    She didn't phone back, so he phoned her, and she ignored him. The next day he got an angry text from her saying "You men are all the same, why the fuck didn't you tell me?".

    He was really puzzled by this, and finally checked his sent mail. Predictive text had altered it to "No, wife awake!".
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    The other one was the classic from a former poster on BC who had started having a relationship with a new woman. It was all going very well, and she texted him at 1am to say "Can I phone for a chat, or are you in bed?". He replied to say "No, wide awake!".

    She didn't phone back, so he phoned her, and she ignored him. The next day he got an angry text from her saying "You men are all the same, why the fuck didn't you tell me?".

    He was really puzzled by this, and finally checked his sent mail. Predictive text had altered it to "No, wife awake!".
    I remember that one....and still think it's the best.
    Love believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never dies. (1 Corinthians)

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    I once invited a male friend out for a "neck" - which was meant to say "meal".
    And in fact, here is someone who did the exact same thing...LOL.

    If you have a problem with my post, this is what you should do: Let the post die. Just let this old post gather dust. No one can read it. No one'll even notice it. Let it become a strange little thing standing in the corner of an old thread. And over the years, the world'll move on and the thread will be buried. And if you want to remember it, then you can do one thing. That's all, one thing. Have a good life. Do that one thing for me. Have a fantastic life.

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    Ok here's another one that made me larf.....

    If you have a problem with my post, this is what you should do: Let the post die. Just let this old post gather dust. No one can read it. No one'll even notice it. Let it become a strange little thing standing in the corner of an old thread. And over the years, the world'll move on and the thread will be buried. And if you want to remember it, then you can do one thing. That's all, one thing. Have a good life. Do that one thing for me. Have a fantastic life.

 


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