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comment Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
It's kind of sad that we're settling for "intelligible," especially when one of the goals of Stack Overflow was to make programmers better writers/communicators. But that's getting a bit off-topic for this site.
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comment Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
Bleh. "It's on the Internet" is no excuse for lowered standards.
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Fortunately for you (unless you wanted it to be hidden, I guess), your nomination from the last election is still available here.
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comment Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
I just received a privilege notification and copied it directly into the question. The dash that is in the question body now should be accurate.
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revised Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
copied an actual new priv message in to ensure that the dash is authentic
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