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Re: That's Odd!

Postby badpenny » Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:03 pm

Found it !!THUMBSX2!!

It's called Grammarly .....

Homepage http://www.grammarly.com/

Sadly it's quite a useful little tool, but we're talking about Pennymachines here, so there's no contest.
I didn't discover any other application effected by it. I can only imagine it didn't like old pennies.

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby pennymachines » Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:14 pm

Good sleuthing BP! I installed it and now I see what you saw.
Next step - report bug to makers of plugin (if one of us can be bothered).
Does look like a good add-on but I fought gramar & spelin waz allready eggsemplorarary on this sight.

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby badpenny » Wed Jan 06, 2016 7:31 pm

I liked it because by highlighting a word on any site it popped up a box with a comprehensive background to the word. Rather like you get on a Google Kindle.

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby pennymachines » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:04 pm

For what it's worth, I've reported the bug on the Grammarly website.
LanguageTool is open-source/free and available for Open Office, Desktop, Chrome or Firefox. You have to set it for GB English (unless ya wanna tawk like our Yankee pals). !!USA!! Seems to work OK but don't know how it rates.
Hey - I thought those Kindles were strictly Amazon. :o

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby badpenny » Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:25 pm

Gurgle/Amazin/Bookface/Twatter/eBygumbay ..... no difference.

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby pennymachines » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:56 pm

Thank you for contacting Grammarly and bringing this issue to our attention.

I have escalated this to the development team. Please bear with us. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you might have. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.

Thank you for your patience and understanding,
Watch this space...

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby badpenny » Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:27 pm

......... very interesting Mr Bond

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby pennymachines » Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:39 pm

Thank you for bearing with us while our engineers are working on a solution to this issue.

Unfortunately, this will not be a quick fix and I cannot provide you with an estimated timeframe, as the developers will need some time to analyze the cause of this issue.

I’m going to close this case, but if you have further information regarding this issue, please reply to this email and the case will be re-opened for further investigation.
Hmmm... I think that's a no-can-do.

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby badpenny » Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:14 pm

Tell you what Mr. P let's really give them something to worry about. I also discovered it has a serious effect on Facebook as well.
It only allows you to enter a handful of characters before it starts deleting the beginning of the thread one letter at a time for each one you try to add at the other end.

Not being compatible with a top notch site like this might not be a priority to them, however "Bookface" may make them Gulp! :lol:

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Re: That's Odd!

Postby pennymachines » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:23 pm

Not being compatible with this site means it's not compatible with millions of others using the same software. I've notified them of the Facebook bug.
Our engineers are aware of the issue with Grammarly deleting texts on Facebook and are currently working to resolve it.


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