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#821777 - Sat Sep 08 2012 09:28 PM FITB - Content Issue
Iceman61 Offline
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I named Terrapins as the mascot of the University of Maryland in last game's hour. It was marked as wrong and stated that the Terrapin was their mascot. I realize that a turtle or tortoise is singular, but on no less a sports authority than ESPN refers to Maryland's teams as the Terrapins on their website. Any chance that the plural version can be added to the answer bank?

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#821783 - Sat Sep 08 2012 11:53 PM Re: FITB - Content Issue [Re: Iceman61]
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If I remember the question, it was asking for the animal itself, not the nickname. It's a tricky thing, but the singular is the correct answer. However, if the FMI editors want to allow the plural, it wouldn't bother me in the least speaking as a long-time FMI database wonk.


Edited by cubswin2323 (Sat Sep 08 2012 11:53 PM)
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#821784 - Sun Sep 09 2012 12:11 AM Re: FITB - Content Issue [Re: cubswin2323]
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It is an easy fix. Just send a Correction Note and an editor will look after it.
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#821787 - Sun Sep 09 2012 12:25 AM Re: FITB - Content Issue [Re: cubswin2323]
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Did you send a correction note? Without that info we can't find the question at this end.

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#821808 - Sun Sep 09 2012 05:20 AM Re: FITB - Content Issue [Re: gtho4]
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It bothered me enough that I made sure to send one along. I looked back at the question and I could see how either the singular or plural answer would work. Not to mention that they are also known as the Terps. Thanks!

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#821883 - Sun Sep 09 2012 10:56 AM Re: FITB - Content Issue [Re: Iceman61]
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Oh! It was in Geography of all places. All fixed now smile
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