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Old May 16th, 2006, 09:37 PM
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CruiseMates news really screwed up in their reporting. Someone should tell them that Columbia is well inland. Cartagena is in Colombia, not Columbia which is the capital of South Carolina. Of course, they could have been talking about the District of Columbia which is on both the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers or Columbia University which is on the Hudson.
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Isn't Columbia the gem of the ocean?
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Old May 16th, 2006, 10:49 PM
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Angela, true!

I wonder how they explain this one.
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Old May 17th, 2006, 07:42 PM
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I really do try to avoid bumping up my own posts but this time I truly am amazed.

I had assumed that everyone knows that Colombia is the name of the South American country, not Columbia. When this site misspelled the name on their home page, I thought they would correct it as soon as they were informed. Not only is it not fixed, but no one seems to care. What is this world coming to? Are we all so geographically challenged that we don't even know the names of nearby countries?

I guess I should have started out with an off colored joke; maybe then there would be responses.
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Marc.. it may be possible that a lot of posters don't take a simple typo to be a huge earthshattering event.

And just maybe the person doing the programming is out of the office for a day.

I have no way of knowing, but the new announcement may have even come in from the cruise line with the typo, and it wasn't caught before it was copied and posted.

Did u e mail anyone with your concern, or do you think everyone working for the site should have to read every single post?

Honestly, I can't believe some of the stuff you want to fixate on. I think maybe you need a fu fu drink. Or would that be FOO FOO?
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Old May 17th, 2006, 08:03 PM
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Kuki, thanks for the humour. To me this isn't a typo; it is ignorance. You are right that I shouldn't use Chit Chat to try to bring attention to a problem on the home page; Chit Chat is for other purposes.
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When I read the return article and saw the city of Cartegena I knew where it was located no matter the spelling of Colombia, and the typo is insignificant.
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I have been away a couple of days but am glad to see the "typo" is now fixed. As Colombia was misspelled three times between the headers and article, it would be a big coincidence for there to be three "typos."
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