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Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« on: December 07, 2005, 01:43:32 PM »
So I'm doing this online chat with Miami right now, and I ask a questiona about scholarships. One of the admissions people writes back something to the effect of, "scholarships will be considered shortly, we are very busy he moment." So I type, "Michael, I'm in no rush... it seems as if you have your hands full." Only when I typed it, I must have made a slight typo, because a message popped up saying I've used words that aren't allowed on the server. A big red warning type deal shows up on the text. Then the admissions guy asks me what the "bleep" was about. :-[

 :D Now they think I'm cussing at them!
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2005, 01:53:15 PM »
What on earth "bleep" word could you have made?
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2005, 01:56:32 PM »
Maybe "as" turned into "ass?" I don't know... that's what I said, too... "I don't know."
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2005, 01:57:03 PM »
Maybe you accidentally added another S onto the end of as? Or maybe the filter is way sensitive and thought you were trying to mask cuss words when you used the ellipses between rush and it.
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2005, 02:07:28 PM »
i don't know why, but i found this funny. i guess i'm just happy this did not happen to me.

i know it's sick, but....sorry.  :(
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2005, 02:21:50 PM »
yeah, it is kinda funny... if it had happened to someone else, I'd be laughing. I don't think they'll have the time or the desire to match my chat registration info to my application info, anyway.
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2005, 02:38:00 PM »
Well, it's certainly not good (unless Miami gives extra points for swearing), but I don't think it's all that bad, either.  Unless you have reason to think that the guy was legitimately offended, I wouldn't worry about it. 

But if you really are concerned, just shoot him a brief email explaining that his answer about the scholarships really didn't send you into a sudden rage, and it was just a typo.

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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2005, 03:01:49 PM »
Well, it's certainly not good (unless Miami gives extra points for swearing), but I don't think it's all that bad, either.  Unless you have reason to think that the guy was legitimately offended, I wouldn't worry about it. 

But if you really are concerned, just shoot him a brief email explaining that his answer about the scholarships really didn't send you into a sudden rage, and it was just a typo.

I second the suggestion. Just in case it is an issue.
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2005, 03:53:21 PM »
I sent them an email telling him it was a typo/accident... his response: "Thanks for your email. We were wondering about that. No problems."

Good thing I emailed. Thanks for the suggestion, Go Skins.
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Re: Ouch... Is this Good or Bad?
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2005, 06:03:43 PM »
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