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Automatic Censorship: "friend"

Sun Jul 06, 2003 11:47 am

I just discovered that if you type the following letters (without spaces between them):


that it is instantly converted to the word: friend

How odd and so over-controlling dictatorial restricted use of the english language online.


Admininstrator -

Thanks for reply. I understand your policy. The context of attempting to use that word in a post was:

I don't want to see tell-all documentaries that portray Elvis as an friend.

It's simply a strange cyber technology that enables

Automatic Offensive Word Conversion.

Last edited by Graceland Gardener on Sun Jul 06, 2003 7:02 pm, edited 3 times in total.

Sun Jul 06, 2003 4:34 pm

There's no need to use such words on the forum. There are other English words to use besides that. Concerning the word you wrote...those are the ones we keep out of here.