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Filip W.
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Hey folks,

thought I toot my own horn a while; I'm a full time writer that's got room for one or two side projects.

If you need someone to edit your rules and suggest improvements, or to write/edit flavor texts I'd be happy to help out.

Drop me a GM or post if you're interested.
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Re: Rule's editor / flavor text writer available
You misspelled "rules" in the title...
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Re: Rule's editor / flavor text writer available
I would love someone to read through my rules
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Re: Rule's editor / flavor text writer available
The Chaz wrote:
You misspelled "rules" in the title...


Lesson: read through what you write before potsing
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
The Chaz wrote:
You misspelled "rules" in the title...


As of my reading the word is spelled correctly, but it has an apostrophe that shouldn't be there.
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
apeloverage wrote:
The Chaz wrote:
You misspelled "rules" in the title...


As of my reading the word is spelled correctly, but it has an apostrophe that shouldn't be there.


I've always been under the impression that it's the rules that own the editor, thus the possessive apostrophe (even though it got switched around in the first time - rule's instead of rules').
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
I think most people would take 'rules editor' to mean 'editor of rules', rather than 'editor owned by the rules', and so there'd be no apostrophe.
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
filwi wrote:
The Chaz wrote:
You misspelled "rules" in the title...


Lesson: read through what you write before potsing

Please tell me you did that intentionally!
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
filwi wrote:
I've always been under the impression that it's the rules that own the editor, thus the possessive apostrophe (even though it got switched around in the first time - rule's instead of rules').


You are not making a very strong case for your rules editing

That said, somebody with an interest in language and games who is a proficient but non-native English speaker has a very important role to play in rules editing. It's too easy for native speakers to miss ambiguous text. Plus most native speakers don't understand the first thing about grammar.
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
The Chaz wrote:
filwi wrote:
The Chaz wrote:
You misspelled "rules" in the title...


Lesson: read through what you write before potsing

Please tell me you did that intentionally!


Ops, how did that one get in there

(Yupp, intentional)
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Re: Rules' editor / flavor text writer available
KAndrw wrote:
filwi wrote:
I've always been under the impression that it's the rules that own the editor, thus the possessive apostrophe (even though it got switched around in the first time - rule's instead of rules').


You are not making a very strong case for your rules editing

That said, somebody with an interest in language and games who is a proficient but non-native English speaker has a very important role to play in rules editing. It's too easy for native speakers to miss ambiguous text. Plus most native speakers don't understand the first thing about grammar.


Yeah, spelling isn't my strong suit, even in Swedish. But I'm very good at spotting stuff that's illogical or unclear.

Strange thing is, I can spot someone else's clarity problems but have a very hard time finding my own.
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