FAQ

This page explains how contrepèteries work, gives examples of how they can be build, provides tools to help you in making them.

It also explains how it differs from the lower form of “spoonerism”, due to strict rules on the meaning of the original and final sentences, and the aim of not just “sounding funny” but “being funny”.

What is a contrepeterie?

What is a contrepèterie?

Is a contrepéterie not simply a form of spoonerism

How flexible are the rules about pronunciation?

What is the difference between a contrepèterie and a contrepet?

My contrepet was rejected because it had 2 phrases but only one swap. Why?

Terms and conditions

Do I need to log in to comment?

Who owns the material I submit for approval?

Website features, bugs, reports, questions, etc.

The site header says "beta". What does it mean?

I customized my avatar, but my old comments still show the old avatar.

I customized my avatar, but when I comment it is not showing correctly.

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7 Responses to FAQ

  1. La Marquise says:
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    Trying now. Can you see it?

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  2. La Marquise says:
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    Can we get to upload our own avatars?

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    • Contrepeteur says:
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      Just added the feature, please try and upload your file and send it to me by email too so I can do it for you.
      Now I am trying to get them to display correctly so please bear with me.

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    • Contrepeteur says:
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      Does not seem to work for the moment.
      Let’s take it to email and I will try and fix it with another feature if I can, but there seems to be a conflict between what I try to use, and the feature to login with other account (which is more important I think)

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    • Contrepeteur says:
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      Try to post another comment at some stage: the old comments will have the old avatars!

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      • La Marquise says:
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        Trying now, can you see it? I cannot.
        Is it because I am not logged in?

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      • La Marquise says:
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        Now I am logged in!

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