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Natalia Postrigan  Identity Verified
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Apr 9, 2016


Yakov Katsman  Identity Verified
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Editing Apr 10, 2016

Obviously this ad was not edited.


Marianela Melleda  Identity Verified
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Fail Apr 10, 2016

In my opinion this is an "epic fail"!


Victoria Britten  Identity Verified
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There's a clue... Apr 10, 2016 the date!


Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
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Were it deliberate? Apr 10, 2016

...Just too attract the attention of ardent reviewers'
(and there are three deliberate mistakes in this post icon_smile.gif )


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Funny Apr 11, 2016

I'm sure this was a deliberate mistake.


Balasubramaniam L.  Identity Verified
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Unsuccessful Apr 11, 2016

If this was meant as a smart title for this topic, it has largely failed on account of the date of the event (1 April).

The error is too obvious not to be noticed, but the moment one also sees the date, everything becomes ambiguous, and most would refrain from turning up at the event, for fear of falling a victim to a prank.

So in my opinion, in trying to be smart, the copyeditor fell flat on his face, and ruined the whole event. Had the date been anything other than 1 April, this would have been a really smart title.

[Edited at 2016-04-11 12:09 GMT]


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