What's with all the asterisks?

Discussion in 'Technical Forum Issues' started by sonambulo, Nov 13, 2012.

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  1. sonambulo

    sonambulo Diamond Member

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    Am I the only one seeing these or am I just missing out on some kind of joke?
     
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    They're everywhere** I came here to post about it but you beat me** Forum is invaded by them**
     
  3. Saint Nick

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    ************
     
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    THE END IS NIGH!

    caps
     
  5. Charles Kozierok

    Charles Kozierok Elite Member

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    Someone tried to put "dot-c-o-m" on the filter list :):)
     
  6. CrackRabbit

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    The spam filter has gone nuts it is attempting to filter out everything containing periods and other web address parts
     
  7. Ketchup

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    I am seeing it too** Wasn't here when I logged in around 6 this morning**
     
  8. sonambulo

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    YESSSSS


    My thread won!
     
  9. techs

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    It's a prelude to invasion**
     
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    Haxxor?



    **


    I put in one period there and it got replaced with two asterisks
     
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    If I ****, I Would **** you before **** I do such **** to ******
     
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    All your Periods are belong to us
    It is useless to resist

    or something along those lines
    :)
     
  14. Ketchup

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    Your mother is a **********

    Ok, this could be fun after all

    the ****************
     
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    Emoticons are broken as well--
     
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    The ***mies are ***ing, or there is a ***edian moderator, or maybe it is celebrate the asterix day, and down with c o m?
     
  17. CrackRabbit

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    ATOT strikes yet another blow against the English language!
     
  18. TuxDave

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    lol, I was thinking that it was just AT trolling the OP for having so many asterisks in his first post** But I guess it's a legit issue**
     
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    At first, I thought Chrome bugged out on me** So I tried all the browsers and its the same everywhere**

    Good to know its not on my end** I was just going through the Hume thread and suddenly all the images disappeared**
     
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    ellipsis******
     
  21. Ferzerp

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    When filtering goes nuts [period]
     
  22. OBLAMA2009

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    it looks like its blocking "c-u-m" and "c-o-m"
     
  23. Lazlo Panaflex

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    astericks gone wild!********
     
  24. bruceb

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    I am seeing too and was about to start a post about it. But then I found this thread. It seems to be doing it mostly to words that start with "com". I don't know why, but something is messed up somewhere.

    As noted in another post here, issue is now fixed .. hope it stays that way.
     
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  25. Ferzerp

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    It is a URL filter gone nuts[period] It is trying to detect the [dot] or the c0m in URLS[period] and is masking them[period]

    I wonder what other tlds set it off[period]

    net
    ***
    org

    edit: It looks like only c0m[period]
     
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