Resolved Misspelling in text above head

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  1. 22pool

    22pool New Member

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    Description: The text above players' heads was changed for Halloween and now has a grammatical mistake.
    Server: Both
    Expected behavior: The text should say "# Witchers Killed"
    Steps to reproduce: Find another player or an NPC with the number of witchers killed above their head and the issue will be visible
    How long ago was the bug introduced?: When Part 2 of the Halloween update was released, 18/10/2021
     
  2. BUTTERFIELD8

    BUTTERFIELD8 Administrator
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    This is not a bug and both forms are "acceptable". I've gone ahead and doubled checked with a few tools such as Grammarly with no issue. Even if this was technically incorrect it is too low on our priority list to change as this is only a counter below a name that will only be here for another month.
     
  3. 22pool

    22pool New Member

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    First of all, thank you for the quick reply.

    This is a bug since it is a misspelling, using an apsotrophe is not correct in this case. (An apostrophe demonstrates that there is a contraction or a possessive. For example, "don't" is a contraction of "do not" and "22pool's house" shows that 22pool possesses/owns this house. But a plural doesn't have an apostrophe. For example it would be 5 Cows killed.
    I appreciate you checking with tools, but unfortunately those likely do not have enough context to be able to tell whether or not it is correct since writing something like 22pool's home could mean "22pool is home" or it could mean the house that belongs to 22pool. If you research what an apostrophe means, you can see that it is either a possessive (The cow's house) or a contraction ("He's gone fishing", "He has gone fishing") and that plurals do not require an apostrophe.

    The reason I reported this as a bug is because first of all, I imagine it would be a pretty easy fix and I feel that it is actually a pretty big issue since every player on the server including some of the NPCs have this text above their head and any player that joins will see this misspelling. It could also be confusing since it doesn't make sense with an apostrophe.
     
    #3 22pool, Oct 22, 2021
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    22pool New Member

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    Could someone please mark this as closed, it is not resolved but it is no longer an issue.
     
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