OLN Graphics Blunder

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  1. Voice of Reason

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    Not that it's the hugest thing going on, but, in an ad for an upcoming Coyote game to be shown on OLN, you would think they would at least spell "Gretzky" correctly. OLN spelled it G-R-E-T-Z-K-E-Y.
    I could see bumbling some of the harder European names, but this guy is basically one of a handful of names the average moderate-to-low level NHL interest person knows.
    Spellcheck is a wonderful thing, OLN. :shakehead
     
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    Maybe they're trying to highlight that he is K-E-Y to the 'Yotes? :dunno:
     
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    To be fair, Gretzky is a European name.
     
  4. Voice of Reason

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    True, but I was thinking of a "Niinimaa" or "Ruotsuolainen" or something of that calibre.
    I probably spelled them wrong myself! :D
     
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    OLN is mom and pop only without the charm. I've only seen one game on that channel and it was one too many IMHO!!!
     
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    OLN did great with all those "Furriner" names when they broadcast the Tour de France.
     
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    I thought this was about having the score at the bottom of the screen obscuring half of the action.

    Is there any reason not to have it out of the way at the top of the screen?
     
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    OLN sucks
     
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    That must be the first spelling error in the history of television.
     
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    I hate the way they put the score at the bottom of the screen- no other broadcast does it like that- ESPN, FOX, etc. It is really irritating to have it covering up part of the action at the bottom. I am really surprised they would continue to put it there and not realize how it is obstructing the view. (I thought the NHL was trying to cut down on obstruction this season).
     
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    I think the reason for the placement is so that the OLN logo/brand will be more apparent on highlights on other sports networks *cough* ESPN *cough*.
     
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    at least they didn't misspell his name on the back of his jersey like the Rangers once did
     
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    Blunder?

    Dewey defeats Truman and the mining news a few weeks ago was a blunder, this is a typo.
     
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    Oln=one Lame Network
     
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    what?! I thought it was the "only lance network"...when did they change it?! :amazed:
     
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