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IMDB makes a typo [Sep. 3rd, 2008|02:26 pm]
Tomas Gallucci
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I just sent this letter to IMDB. Until the correction is made, you can view the mistake here.



Hello,

I was checking the numbers for Dark Knight, but according to the All-Time Worldwide Box office page, the 2008 movie Get Smart has made more money than Dark Knight--$1,003,064,785 according to the website. There hasn't been any news articles that Get Smart has made this much money. I'm sure that it's a great film, but surely this is a typo.

I am adding a link to boxofficeguru.com to help with the numbers:
http://www.boxofficeguru.com/intl.htm

Please look into this issue. Additionally, it would be a classy touch to report this error and retraction in your RSS feed.

Thanks,
Professor Tom
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2008-09-03 07:50 pm (UTC)

ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

I just posted this in the comments of schpydurx. Until the correction is made, you can view the misake [sic] here.

Hello,

I was reading your blog, and noticed you used the word 'then' which denotes time in a sequence of events, rather than the proper word 'than' which is used properly when discussing comparative items. I'm sure that it's a great entry, but surely this is a typo.

Please look into this issue. Additionally, it would be a classy touch to report this error and retraction in your RSS feed.

Thanks,
ehowton

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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2008-09-03 08:13 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

fixed.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2008-09-03 09:28 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

I've already gotten a response to this. It should be resolved shortly. I should screencap while I can, but...
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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2008-09-03 09:52 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

Was it a favorable reply, or did they tell you to go fuck yourself? Was it from a person, or was it automated? You've given almost no information here.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2008-09-03 10:12 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

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[User Picture]From: ehowton
2008-09-03 10:19 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

Below you'll find a list of every message you have submitted to the Help Desk and every reply we've sent to you.

Unfortunately, I haven't submitted any messages to the Help Desk.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2008-09-03 10:22 pm (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

hrm. I didn't consider that you would have to be logged in.

Let's try this:

Thanks for reporting the problem to us.

We are aware of this technical issue and our staff is looking into it. We hope to have it fixed as soon as possible.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused and thanks once again for bringing this to our attention!



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Regards,
Roger
The IMDb Help Desk

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[User Picture]From: fabrizzo
2008-09-04 12:58 am (UTC)

Re: ProfessorTom makes a typo in his letter about a typo

owned.
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[User Picture]From: schpydurx
2008-09-10 03:35 am (UTC)
Anytime.
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