Yahoo's big Oops yesterday.

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  1. bbotte macrumors 65816

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    It says "Obama Bin Laden"

    I hope someone's standing in the unemployment line today because of that.
     
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    Besides that, if they seriously think they know Bin Ladin's location, wouldn't it be a better idea not to tell every one?
     
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    ha ha i've made that same mistake numerous times :D the names are eerily similar. I remember my initial reaction when i first Heard about Obama was "The American public will never elect him with a name like that" boy was i wrong.
     
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    The sub-editor - or whoever it was - that didn't spot the mistake should get a bollocking, but nobody should lose their job for this.

    Typos occur all the time, as us readers of The Grauniad can atesst. ;)

    Anyways, far more interesting is the "terror hunt". I prefer irony hunts, myself.
     
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    Oh wow. I completely missed that. I thought it had something to do with the title lol
     
  10. Lesser Evets macrumors 68040

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    He's rarely in the white house, so it is tricky to find the guy.
     
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    Yea I can't remember the last time Osama was in the white house.:rolleyes:

    Oh wait, I'm sure you meant Obama! oh you.....:rolleyes:
     
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    Please tell me you're kidding? I doubt it was intentional; an editor probably slipped up. I didn't even notice it right away.
     

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