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cupboy

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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:20:36 PM

Seems odd to me. Anyone know?
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 10:03:20 AM

Here is the all important question - Does it really matter?
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tristeve
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 9:13:40 AM

Why not just correct it to read "Enter Drawing" It's on the home page and the actual entry page after selecting how many tickets you want to enter with. Seems obvious to me to fix it. Why have incorrect grammar on the site on purpose?
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scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 5:14:22 AM

Is this like the page title that everyone was up in arms about?
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TxJeans
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 11:24:39 PM

I agree - it is a non-issue. I've looked at the button many times and knew what it was for and never worried about the "wording" of the button label. The intent is clear.
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Gas_Buddy
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 11:00:56 PM

So the suggestion is that Gas Buddy should change the wording?
Or is the suggestion something else?
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maxstar
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 9:52:17 PM

It is on the Home page under the "Prize Give-Away!" banner.

Because of the size restriction of the "button" the words on the label are shortened to read "Enter Draw". It is a non issue.

[Edited by: maxstar at 5/2/2013 9:56:11 PM EST]
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scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 9:10:33 PM

And where did you see this?
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MARIOWERX
Champion Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:34:56 PM

cupboy, what you do with your grammar is between you and your grammar, and in this world of political correctness, who are we to judge what is odd.
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