Texting App auto-corrects the word "Texting" to "Testing"

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  1. Moi un Mouton macrumors 68000

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  2. TexanMan05 macrumors regular

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    most likely because the proper term is "SMS" :p
     
  3. andreab35 macrumors 6502a

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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5H11 Safari/525.20)

    Lol, probably so!
     
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  5. sd2009 macrumors 6502

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    I'm pretty sure it's in the dictionary now :) If not it will be soon.
     
  6. Mr. Giver '94 macrumors 68000

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    I know Auto-Correct is supposed to learn what you type most often, but lately it's been offering really weird suggestions like random acronyms and bunches of letters that make no sense. :(:confused:


    Reminds me of the spell checker on Office. :p
     
  7. sd2009 macrumors 6502

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    Same here. It's ****ed up!
     
  8. Randman macrumors 65816

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    I wish the U.S. would join the rest of the world and use SMS instead of texting or text messaging. MMS, SMS. Not hard to understand.
     
  9. Mr. Giver '94 macrumors 68000

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    I wish we'd use the Metric System, but that ain't gonna happen either.

    The U.S. just likes to be special ed like that.... :D:rolleyes:;)
     
  10. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

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    But it's so much more fun having to learn the arbitrary numbers of the English system! 5,280 feet are in a mile. C'mon, that's FUN! :)
     
  11. whitemacbook macrumors member

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    I like how it auomatically capitalises NASCAR :)
     
  12. whitemacbook macrumors member

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    you mean the Imperial system don't you?
     
  13. Moi un Mouton thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I think all the world says texting now :) You're right, MMS, SMS are not hard to understand, they're just awkward to say.

    You soon get fed up saying "I'll ess-emm-ess you" when you can say "I'll text you".

    Even the French use the word now...... :p
     
  14. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    Here we call it "customary" I don't think I've ever heard an American call it the imperial system.

    Note: here we call the metric system, the devil's system.
     
  15. michael.lauden macrumors 68020

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    i was in FL the other day at my girlfriend's parent's house and i was trying to give directions on my iPhone to someone and was trying to type

    Boca Raton

    all i could get was Nova Raven.

    so i went back to fix Raven to Raton and then fixed nova to Boca but i spaced in between the two and it auto corrected without showing the little pop up.

    this happened 2 or 3 times haha it was pretty frustrating.

    one of the only times Auto Correct posed a problem
     
  16. tobefirst macrumors 68040

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    I would bet that is because most Americans have no idea what it is called. They (err, "we") would likely call it "the American system."
     
  17. dejo Moderator

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    Would you really say SMS instead of texting? Or would you say SMSing?
     
  18. jpk32092 macrumors 6502

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    its becoming one
     
  19. uiop. macrumors 68020

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    SMSing looks like PMSing, which is bad news.
     

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