Never thought someone would read one of my pages

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Dimetrodon
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Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by Dimetrodon »

Even though it is in French, this text looks remarkably similar to one of my pages.

I never thought someone of any relevance would ever read my content or translate it. Either that, or I am seeing things. :lol:

No, I am not complaining of "plagiarism," I just found it funny.
Last edited by Dimetrodon on Fri Aug 04, 2023 10:18 am, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Updated my page's link as the url has changed.

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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by GanstaZ »

Yeah.. it does look similar, but has some tweaks.
People re-post/tweet/etc. a lot.. popular activity for many years now.
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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by Dimetrodon »

Even minor things like capitalization and the things I wrote in those parentheses are still there and were kept when the post was translated. Google translate isn't the best, but it tells me that much.

It had to have come from here. Like I said, I don't have a problem with it. Just surprised.

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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by cabot »

Hello,
Dimetrodon wrote: Fri Jun 02, 2023 9:48 am Even though it is in French, this text looks remarkably similar to one of my pages.
Just about everything on this forum is fake.
Many, if not all, of the support requests and solutions given are just copy/pasted from other forums, translated with Google Translation or whatever when the original language is different.
So I imagine the same applies to the majority of members who are administrator's multis. ^^

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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by Dimetrodon »

Hello.

Thanks for letting me know. Yeah, I was starting to think that those were all sockpuppets as well, especially since many of the questions asked were convenient to answer with copy & pasted text.

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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

Post by gironi »

@Dimetrodon => Indeed the text comes partly from you, it seemed useful to me to translate it to post it on the forum.

The use of copy/paste is probably debatable for this kind of text, the French support forum will certainly not throw the first stone at me since they have abused it too.
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Re: Never thought someone would read one of my pages

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gironi wrote: Sat Aug 05, 2023 5:08 am French support forum will certainly not throw the first stone at me since they have abused it too.
I won't either. ;)