Solving the Mystery of "spe******ts

In summary: Possibly because it is a common mistake for people to type "Lifshitz" instead. Also, it could be because it is a common insult to call someone a "spe******ts."It's a Polish forum.
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Borek

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"Landau and Lifshitz"

I was reading some other forum when I found word "spe******ts" - it took me some time to understand what I am seeing.

Perhaps I should post it in brain teasers :rofl:
 
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Hmm, what was the context?
 
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Writing "Landau and Lifgarbagez" used to cause a similar bug. I have not understood "Spe******ts" however.
 
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Oh, and what language was the forum? 'Cause I'll tell you right now, we're not going to get it if it's Polish.
 
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specialists?
 
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I think it is "cialis" although I did not know this word before. Nice puzzle.
 
  • #7


Turbo got it :smile:

Or at least his guess is identical to mine.

Edit: seems like humanino got it earlier as well.
 
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Did the member bleep out the letters or did you verify that it was the forum software? I can't imagine what it could be censoring. Of course on some forums you can't say "wish it" or wash it". I remember cristo saying he wish it would snow and got censored. :tongue2:
 
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The word p******e is censored in one the forums that I visit...





(cycling)
 
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f95toli said:
The word p******e is censored in one the forums that I visit...

"pinafore"?

Is that the "I hate G&S" forum?
 
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Evo said:
Did the member bleep out the letters or did you verify that it was the forum software? I can't imagine what it could be censoring. Of course on some forums you can't say "wish it" or wash it". I remember cristo saying he wish it would snow and got censored. :tongue2:

Probably gets lots of spam bots. Or perhaps it is just that strict that it does not wish discussion of anything sex related at all. I was bored one night and decided to try to troll on the Landover Baptist forums as "Screwtape" and they changed my user name to "crewtape". That was annoying. Especially since they are just a bunch of trolls themselves.
 
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Chi Meson said:
"pinafore"?

Infernal nonsense!

(obscure?)

Anyway, while we're on the topic of word filters, the online game site Pogo has ridiculous chat filters. If you try to respond to somebody's questions with just "k," short for "okay," it gets bleeped out.

Then, if you try to say "I wish it wouldn't filter my words," it will show up as "I wi*****wouldn't filter my words."
 
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Chi Meson said:
"pinafore"?

Is that the "I hate G&S" forum?

:rofl::rofl:
I managed not to splutter, but that did induce the sip/laugh/choke/violent cough response.
But, their problem is more about big D****s. :smile:
 
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I am certain that PF used to remove the middle of the name http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evgeny_Lifgarbagez [Broken]
 
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humanino said:
I am certain that PF used to remove the middle of the name http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evgeny_Lifgarbagez [Broken]
Yes, Lifgarbagez was censored at one time, I think Greg fixed it.
 
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