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First of all, let me say "Bravo!" to the team that revised the transcription instructions.  I saw many things added that I'd hoped would be.  I have only a couple of comments.   I think the section on line-breaks could benefit from division into two paragraphs.  One on preserving line breaks, and another on what to do when you encounter words… (Show more)
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Here's a page that was approved, but has several fixable errors in it. https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/letters-to-lincoln/1858-1859-presidential-nomination/mal0117800/mal0117800-1/
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I have come across many instances of someone transcribing the long S as a hooked F, a character also used to represent the currency of the florin.   "passed" (with a long S) is transcribed as "paƒsed"   It is frustrating to me that there is no way for me to convey to the transcriber that this is incorrect.
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How can I see only the items needing review that were not submitted by me?  I'm trying to do more review, but it is becoming more tedious to locate the ones I haven't submitted myself.  Is there a way to do this that I am missing?   If there isn't a way to separate them out, it would be great if someone would review my submissions, to clear out… (Show more)
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I have had this happen to me a few times.  It happens whenever I start working on a document that is designated "in progress" but in reality, nothing has been transcribed yet.  I will type a single letter, and then the screen turns light blue.  At that point, I can't continue typing until I save it, submit it for review, and then re-open it in… (Show more)
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Here's a letter that is in French.  I'm not up to the task, so I am posting it here in case someone else wants to take a stab at it.   https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/letters-to-lincoln/1861-secession-inauguration-start-of-civil-war/mal1089800/
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If anyone can transcribe a document in German, please give this one a look: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/letters-to-lincoln/1861-secession-inauguration-start-of-civil-war/mal0707500/
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