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    BBC Tells People At Glastonbury To "Prepare For Rape" Thanks To Subtitle Fail

    They really need to sort this out.

    Oh dear.

    Weather warning! People going to Glastonbury should be prepared for rape. Apparently. #whoops

    Hannah Selby@hannsellers

    Weather warning! People going to Glastonbury should be prepared for rape. Apparently. #whoops

    11:59 AM - 24 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Unfortunate BBC subtitles have been a thing for a long time.

    LOL at BBC Subtitles: Apparently the Queen travels in cabbages - haha!

    Amiga600@Amiga600_MBC

    LOL at BBC Subtitles: Apparently the Queen travels in cabbages - haha!

    7:33 PM - 22 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Like the time they struggled with "wellies".

    And tried to see in Chinese New Year.

    When subtitles go wrong... #ChineseNewYear

    And discussed the lead actor in Sherlock.

    How to spell Benedict Cumberbatch according to BBC subtitles

    Кати@farmfeatures

    How to spell Benedict Cumberbatch according to BBC subtitles

    8:06 PM - 19 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And talked about Adnan Januzaj.

    That awkward moment when the guy in charge of BBC's subtitles struggles with Adnan Januzaj's name... #MUFC

    FootballFanCast.com@FootballFanCast

    That awkward moment when the guy in charge of BBC's subtitles struggles with Adnan Januzaj's name... #MUFC

    12:13 PM - 11 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Apparently Ofcom is producing a report into the standard of subtitles in the spring.

    It says the main problems it's found in a consultation are:

    "Latency – the delay between speech and live subtitling;

    Inaccuracy – mistakes that vary from minor spelling errors to major omissions or misleading subtitles;

    Intermittent subtitles, which freeze or disappear for unpredictable reasons; and

    presentation – whether subtitles are shown scrolling across the screen or in more readable blocks containing one or more sentences."

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