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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:17 pm 
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Tuesday February 22, 2005, panel 2, top bubble; General Tagon uses the phrase "reign that in", should be "rein that in".


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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-03-01

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"isinert"
"newly-ranamed"


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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-03-08
First panel: shouldn't that be 'spectrography'?


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The strip for April 9, 2012. As I recall acceleration is given in units of distance per unit time squared, so Schlock's plasgun should be producing 32 meters/second² (metric seconds, of course) of acceleration. Now we know why Schlock usually yells Ye-Ha! That plasgun can produce 3.2 (Earth) Gees.

Schlock also masses about 250 kg (depending on who and how many he's eaten recently), so that means the plasgun can exert a force of 32 * 250 = 8,000 Newtons. For you fps (foot-pound-second) afficianados, that's roughly 1,760 pounds. You can just imagine the hilarity which would ensue if a typical human tried to fire the plasgun when it was in rocket mode. I think it would sound sort of like ye-ahhhhhhhhhhh-splat.

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Zinho wrote:
Tuesday February 22, 2005, panel 2, top bubble; General Tagon uses the phrase "reign that in", should be "rein that in".


He's in charge, isn't he?

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april 24th, 2012, last panel:

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"When I'm unable detail the exact dance steps"


That should probably be 'unable to detail'


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April 24, 2012:

45% + 65% = 110%. One or the other is wrong. This guy is probably capable of basic subtraction.


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Also, the last frame says "You're going to get angry when I'm unable detail the steps ... ."
That should probably say "You're going to get angry when I'm unable to detail the steps ... ."


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When viewed inside the Android app the September 2, 2004 strip refers to "The Seven Habits..." instead of "The Seventy Maxims ..."

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Sunday May 8, 2005 strip http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2005-05-08

The narrator box in the first panel currently reads: AN HISTORIC MEETING IS NOW UNDER WEIGH ABOARD THE PARLIAMENTARY DIET

It should read: A HISTORIC MEETING IS NOW UNDERWAY ABOARD THE PARLIAMENTARY DIET

the changes have been bolded for clarification.

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Today frame nine glasses?


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2012 August 19, "Sartre"


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July 2nd, 2008

It appears that the side of muscle with blonde hair is missing most of his facial line art which shows up later on July 5th


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Sunday August 26, "Oisri" is misspelt in the first panel's top line of narration.


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October 11, 2012: "Missiles" is misspelled "Missles".

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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-11-07

First panel: "The next evac is [sic] isn't until after the sweep."

Second panel: Elf's shoulder-cannon thing is missing. (It is visible in panels 1 and 3.)

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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-11-18

Typo in the note for today

"which tranlates as"

translates


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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-11-19: Danita speaking, 2nd panel.

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It's not "down here" "down there."


It may just be me, but the sentence seemed a bit confusing. Perhaps the following would be less confusing, or perhaps I'm being too much of a grammar pedant.

Quote:
It's not "down here," it's "down there."

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Junius Gallio wrote:
It may just be me, but the sentence seemed a bit confusing. Perhaps the following would be less confusing, or perhaps I'm being too much of a grammar pedant.
Or? I say double down and go for both! :mrgreen:


The sentence is grammatically uncorrect, but it's still understandable. :wink:


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evileeyore wrote:
Junius Gallio wrote:
It may just be me, but the sentence seemed a bit confusing. Perhaps the following would be less confusing, or perhaps I'm being too much of a grammar pedant.
Or? I say double down and go for both! :mrgreen:

You would. What's worse, you might be correct. :lol:

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In the introductory text, "at least million" should be "at least a million".


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In the introductory text, "at least million" should be "at least a million".


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In the introductory text, "at least million" should be "at least a million".


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http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-12-16
Mad Tagii saying "predjudice" instead of "prejudice".

One wouldn't expect an AI as smart this one to make such a mistake. :wink:


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2012-12-24

I before E, except after a few drinks.


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In http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-12-24. Receiver is spelled "ei,." not "ie." "I before e, except after c."

Isn't that weird? :D

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In the second panel of http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-04-13.

It might just be spoken language, except that it seems like a bit of a tongue-twister. Seems to me that "Back-door sabotage?" would at least be comprehensible, and "Back-doors? Sabotage?" is not only better yet, but conveys what is probably the intended meaning.


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In the above link, I'm not sure I'd end "What are you keeping from me" with an exclamation point, but I'm not thrilled by interrobangs either :)


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What's the correct spelling of "Oval_wik"? Seems like it's spelled mostly with a Q until about September of 2006, then changes to a K after that.


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DIT_grue wrote:
http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2012-03-08
First panel: shouldn't that be 'spectrography'?


Spectrography or Spectroscopy? A spectrograph passive records the emitted spectrum of a EM source, while spectroscopy includes techniques where a sample is bombarded with EMR to excite matter and cause them to emit spectra for identification.

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