Garbled Thread: Something Wrong in Physics Forums Post

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Something seems very wrong in this thread:

https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=436899

Normally I have no reservations about reporting a post, but it's not just one post. The thread looks garbled. Is this a bug, or were posts removed, or :confused:...?
 
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I think it was meant to be a joke, though jokes are normally funny, so probably not. Anyway, I've deleted the nonsense from that thread.
 

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