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Then, there's this.....

Discussion pertaining to Detroit, Ann Arbor, Port Huron, and SW Ontario
goggomobil

Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by goggomobil » Mon Dec 28, 2015 2:56 pm

There, their, they're. Your, you're.

Trap doors set by our predecessors to flush out haute grammaire poseurs like me who only took English to ogle indiscreet verbs, conjugating freely.



Deleted User 8570

Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:38 pm

goggomobil wrote:There, their, they're. Your, you're.

Trap doors set by our predecessors to flush out haute grammaire poseurs like me who only took English to ogle indiscreet verbs, conjugating freely.
Huh?



jry
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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by jry » Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:23 pm

My Uncle used to sell Gogomobiles in Hawaii...

Anyways, "right now" is what she gets stuck on. I say leave her in the field and look for another Traffic person.



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:05 pm

The day Tara Edwards does not butcher a report is the day hell freezes over apparently... She can't get through anything smoothly...

Misplaced words, stumbles and downright wrong information... They fixed Kim Rusells delivery (see CJ I do give compliments) fixing Edwards delivery should be next. I don't know if it's doable but she desperately needs somebody to try...



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by jry » Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:42 pm

I agree, NS....



Deleted User 8570

Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Headline for 7's 6pm about a dog runited with its owner:

"A Furry Reunited"...

:shock:



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:15 pm

7's first block of their 11pm was an absolute implosion... Even the poor powerball numbers weren't spared... All 0's... They got that last glitch fixed but it was a very very rough 10 minutes...



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:26 pm

Well 7 has a new app... Version 6.0 was so riddled with errors and bugs it was literally unusuable... It opened but everything displayed incorrectly (doesn't Scripps test this stuff?!?)... The one thing that was nice was the title "WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit"...

Version 6.1 comes out with most of those bugs fixed but the simple and logical name changed to "WXYZ 7 Action News In Detroit"... :x

That's quite a mouthful...



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by jry » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:40 pm

Nice graphic about "Gar Prices" 4. Since this was a story on gasoline, we'll assume that there should have been an "S" at the end of that word. The picture of a gas pump was a clue.



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:57 pm

jry wrote:Nice graphic about "Gar Prices" 4. Since this was a story on gasoline, we'll assume that there should have been an "S" at the end of that word. The picture of a gas pump was a clue.
Isn't Gar a type of fish? Or a monster from a movie?



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by jry » Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:20 pm

Funny NS... Maybe that's why their spell check didn't pick this up. Maybe it was one of those Sonny Elliott "word mashes"...

Anyways. This morning we learned TWO new things. Poor Evrod. He reported that 2015 auto sales were north of 17.4 million vehicles AND that was just what the big three did. Then, they itemized what GM, Ford and FCA sold. That all added up to about 6 million vehicles. Oops!
Then, Podunk said that the Lottery Jackpot was over 450 million. The cash option would net you 272 million, which is about 1/3 of the total jackpot. Huh?.... She had to have meant 1/3 less. Then, there was Kim.
This all happened in the 6 AM hour.



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 1:23 pm

jry wrote:Funny NS... Maybe that's why their spell check didn't pick this up. Maybe it was one of those Sonny Elliott "word mashes"...

Anyways. This morning we learned TWO new things. Poor Evrod. He reported that 2015 auto sales were north of 17.4 million vehicles AND that was just what the big three did. Then, they itemized what GM, Ford and FCA sold. That all added up to about 6 million vehicles. Oops!
Then, Podunk said that the Lottery Jackpot was over 450 million. The cash option would net you 272 million, which is about 1/3 of the total jackpot. Huh?.... She had to have meant 1/3 less. Then, there was Kim.
This all happened in the 6 AM hour.
There must be some real clowns working 4's morning show...



Happyshooter

Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Happyshooter » Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:47 pm

They let her victory lap again with a newsroom standup tonight to tell people the millage gag bill was signed. It was a great catch.



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Editorcj » Wed Jan 06, 2016 7:13 pm

They let her victory lap again with a newsroom standup tonight to tell people the millage gag bill was signed. It was a great catch.
She was doing a follow up story with sound from Dearborn's mayor, the story already edited and in the can when word came down around 4:15 that Snyder had in fact signed the bill. At 2pm he had not yet done so. This is a bad week for Governor Snyder. Snyder claims he wants the bill fixed by March but why sign the bill and not veto it so that the bill could be re-written properly?



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Re: Then, there's this.....

Post by Happyshooter » Wed Jan 06, 2016 7:49 pm

Editorcj wrote:
They let her victory lap again with a newsroom standup tonight to tell people the millage gag bill was signed. It was a great catch.
She was doing a follow up story with sound from Dearborn's mayor, the story already edited and in the can when word came down around 4:15 that Snyder had in fact signed the bill. At 2pm he had not yet done so. This is a bad week for Governor Snyder. Snyder claims he wants the bill fixed by March but why sign the bill and not veto it so that the bill could be re-written properly?
Russell also had a second story following up on DPS firing all the school cops but not fixing the classroom phones and intercoms first. She got some good scare quotes about needing the DPS police to save the school girls from getting dragged into homes near the schools. Go Kim, keep the spotlight on them.


ETA: the way I wrote that it sounds like I think it is funny. I don't. If they need cops to save school girls then the state should get off their butts and rehire the DPS, or send a state trooper to each school for start and end of school day. I don't want to live in a state where people drag girls off from the school.



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