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lambchopsil
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 01:45 AM


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http://66.40.35.24/a/uploads/AQS2ndProofre...st-20060412.zip
Proofreader/QCer Test

Post here to sign up as a student. I'll think up of some lessons once we get some people. If you already have some specific questions in mind, make a new thread and our proofreading team will answer or maybe some other person will help you

@other proofreaders: mind helping me with some lesson ideas?

EDIT: Signing up doesn't make it compelling to come every time. There won't be a lesson like every week or anything like that. There won't really be any homework either...This thread is basically to say you're interested in learning some things.
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O_o
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 01:59 AM


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QUOTE
@other proofreaders: mind helping me with some lesson ideas?


I'm not a proofreader, but perhaps something explaining its/it's and similar items.
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meganeshounen
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 02:52 AM


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I'll lend a hand to lambchopsil. Just drop me any Q and I'll do my best on making a satisfying answer.

Lesson Plans? Hmm... that's pretty tough... How about the most usual changes in a raw script first?
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Haesslich
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 03:53 AM


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Mark me as interested, though times do vary, with regards to what I can put in... but that's why portable computers were invented. biggrin.gif

Still, I'd probably suggest a quick rundown on grammar, or at least on how to proofread based on context - which is one of the main ways one determines where the use of "it's" is correct, and "its" is not, and vice versa. Also, maybe a lesson on how to write notes addressing issues of this sort? Just saying 'Negi should've said "This ends here" instead of "This end here' is not as helpful as 'On page 18, Panel 5 where Negi stands in the heroic pose, the second word-bubble has "This end here" - shouldn't this be "This ends here"?'

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Senshi (Discontinued)
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 04:09 AM


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Yeah, a good place to start would be the usage of apostrophes, the most whored out punctuation mark since the exclamation mark was introduced to online gaming.

There is no apostrophe in plural forms of words, idiots. Some people just can't seem to grasp that (I'm looking at YOU, M_V).
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205780
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 04:36 AM


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i hereby sollemnly swear that i want to be a professional proofreader but only for the [AQS] team

i hereby give [AQS] my soul, i hope you will put it to bad use

p.s. i am serious, i don't try to make fun of you all

p.s.s. this is not a joke, got it thank you
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AsunaNegi
Posted: Nov 27 2005, 02:25 PM


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QUOTE (205780 @ Nov 27 2005, 04:36 AM)
i hereby sollemnly swear that i want to be a professional proofreader but only for the [AQS] team

i hereby give [AQS] my soul, i hope you will put it to bad use

p.s. i am serious, i don't try to make fun of you all

p.s.s. this is not a joke, got it thank you

I swear too...but not as formally ^.^
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Chachamaru
Posted: Nov 29 2005, 12:25 AM


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Aite Ill try. I got nothing better to do right now.
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kijuru
Posted: Nov 29 2005, 05:59 PM


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I'm in. Gotta practice on those SAT skills somehow...
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Shinobi_Janin
Posted: Nov 29 2005, 09:57 PM


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I'll join because I need to spend my time to learn how to write
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Negima_Sensei
Posted: Nov 30 2005, 12:30 AM


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id like to be a student.
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Thousand~Master
Posted: Dec 3 2005, 03:23 AM


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I'll help if there is a question (especially if i'm already a proofreader) tongue.gif
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aperson
Posted: Dec 9 2005, 09:01 PM


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This seems fun.

Everyone needs to learn some proper grammar, even on the internet. smile.gif
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fic7i0n411yr341
Posted: Dec 22 2005, 05:49 PM


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I'd be interested in attending this proof reading school. Spent three years doing this under the guise of layout editor for my Highschool's newspaper and yearbook, so I guess it can't be that bad.
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thenightsshadow
Posted: Mar 11 2006, 07:23 AM


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I guess I'll help out too. And, I learned from my mistakes with my previous test, so I feel that I'll be able to help out here and better.
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the_one092001
Posted: Apr 12 2006, 11:10 PM


So I herd u liek mudkipz?


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Hmmm... I might as well. It seems like it might be fun/worthwhile. I'll help whenever I can, which should be relatively often. I'm a nitpicker when it comes to grammar/word usage/spelling, etc.
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lambchopsil
Posted: Apr 13 2006, 01:39 AM


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Actually, check our main site for something that might interest you (Posted today)
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the_one092001
Posted: Apr 13 2006, 01:46 AM


So I herd u liek mudkipz?


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pretty big file for a test... Lets see...
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jdennis007
Posted: Apr 13 2006, 12:37 PM


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I shood sine up eeven thoh I don kneed it, but seriously i will sign up for the class and I might even help out with it too.
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lambchopsil
Posted: Apr 13 2006, 05:39 PM


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Well, if you want to help out, make a lesson...
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jdennis007
Posted: Apr 24 2006, 04:12 PM


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Do I need to pass it by you first or can I just post it?
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lambchopsil
Posted: Apr 24 2006, 06:25 PM


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Just post it. I'll just look at it and edit it if I have to.
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<mystery>
  Posted: Jun 5 2006, 12:20 AM


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Im signing in for lessons I will try my best
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lambchopsil
Posted: Jun 5 2006, 01:18 AM


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You have anything specific you want to learn?
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kct
Posted: Jun 5 2006, 01:48 AM


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I'm in, but I don't know what the heck I should be.
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<mystery>
  Posted: Jun 5 2006, 04:26 AM


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QUOTE
You have anything specific you want to learn?

what to learn? well general stuff
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lambchopsil
Posted: Jun 5 2006, 11:21 AM


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General stuff?...Then look in the other threads of this forum. There's about 8 lessons so far. As for more...you'll have to ask specific things. I don't do "general." Or, pm me on MSN, AIM, or IRC.
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Nagi Springfeild
Posted: Jun 20 2006, 05:17 PM


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I guess I'll join too! Seems fun, hopefully smile.gif biggrin.gif cool.gif
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Pepe
Posted: Jul 12 2006, 01:26 AM


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Sign me up!
I have extremely good grammar, and I could already see some mistakes in some of the scanlated chapters of Negima...
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kano
Posted: Jul 12 2006, 04:22 AM


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Hmmm ... should that be:
... and I can already see ... smile.gif
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Pepe
Posted: Jul 13 2006, 07:48 AM


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QUOTE (kano @ Jul 12 2006, 04:22 AM)
Hmmm ... should that be:
... and I can already see ... smile.gif

Not necessarily, since I'm talking about the past tense....

Unless your'e pulling my leg, and saying that there will be mistakes if I become a proofreader...

Aw great, youv'e confused me!

Revised sentence:

I have extremely good grammar, and I already saw some mistakes in some of the scanlated chapters of Negima...


Yay....


And I'm halfway through the test....I have a feeling that that thing was typed on purpose....No single person, let alone a group would be able to make that much grammar mistakes in a single chapter....

foots......And exclamatory sentences ended with question marks.... And the words "also" and "too" in the same sentence....

That test scares me....
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Senshi
Posted: Jul 13 2006, 11:14 AM


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QUOTE (<mystery> @ Jun 5 2006, 11:26 AM)
QUOTE
You have anything specific you want to learn?

what to learn? well general stuff

Like capitalization and punctuation? Oh joy!
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Kai
Posted: Jul 13 2006, 11:25 AM


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Learning how to read is serious business.
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Ryokosha
Posted: Jul 23 2006, 01:37 PM


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I am very interesting in this too so hope it is okay if I join in at times too?
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lambchopsil
Posted: Jul 23 2006, 10:25 PM


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Yeah. Post in the thread with the poll in it.
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jeomaxxters
Posted: Sep 2 2006, 05:18 AM


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I can help. One very important topic is subject-verb agreement... Many people get this wrong.
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Spirits Having Flown
Posted: Sep 16 2006, 11:00 PM


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Ok then...I will sign up to become a proofreading student. smile.gif

(*SHF signs up) smile.gif
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Iron_magister
Posted: Sep 17 2006, 08:20 AM


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...still sign upable? If so, i'll think about it.
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Maumzinha
Posted: Nov 29 2006, 11:13 AM


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I want to sign up...Can I yet?
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chakurakid15
Posted: Jan 15 2007, 09:51 AM


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I started doing the proofreaders test and what not to see if I could do it. By the time I got to page 5, I was already sick of reading something with so many obvious mistakes. No offense. It just sickens me to have to read that. I would hope when it's first translated that it would be more fluent and less BLARRGH!!! all over the pages. I can't handle that and I greatly pity/respect anyone who can on a weekly basis.
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