Frequently Asked Questions
What qualifies as a "slip-up" on this site?
A slip-up could be any mistake made by anyone in any situation.
We all probably make many minor slip-ups every day. This site,
however, is mainly concerned with entertaining slip-ups that
are public and can be verified by others. Here are the qualities
in slip-ups we are looking for:
If the slip-up didn't occur in a public way, others won't be
able to confirm and enjoy the slip-up.
Slip-ups must truly be mistakes that were unintended. There
are many entertaining hidden secrets in movies, TV, etc. that
are intentional, but those belong in our companion site,
The Easter Egg Archive.
- Practical to Fix
There are some things that are either impossible to fix, or
totally impractical, and these can't really be considered
Slip-Ups. For example, clouds in the background are
impossible to make continuous, if the scene has any edits
at all. And there is no reasonable way for a camera crew
to avoid their reflection being shown in a shiny doorknob.
But anything that is reasonably fixable can be considered
Boring trivial mistakes like minor spelling errors or bugs
in computer programs don't belong in this archive. The
slip-up should have at least a little bit of entertainment
How long is a slip-up marked as "new" after it has been entered
into the archive?
Slip-ups are marked "new" for 2 weeks after they have been entered.
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