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Old 12-16-2017, 10:28 PM
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Are there words considered too vulgar that can't appear in the grids? I get SHAT all the time, and occasionally BERK, but not some of the other vulgarities...
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Old 12-16-2017, 11:14 PM
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When the Admins upgraded the site a couple years ago to refresh boards and bring in the ultra-long words, they did do something to the algorithms to eliminate most of the obscene or swear words. I don't think you'll find any unless they also have a legitimate non-vulgar meaning.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:33 AM
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Any idea if the count if they do appear as part of a longer word? I can't think of any examples at the moment, but I'd think it should happen (or do they avoid those too?).
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Old 12-18-2017, 10:23 AM
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I don't know. I don't imagine that they would would try to eliminate every word that may contain a 'forbidden' word in it's spelling. And I was wrong with my earlier statement, I have seen a couple obscene, slang words turn up in the boards. In fact one did shortly after I posted the earlier comment. I gave it a try just to see what would happen but it wasn't accepted as a legitimate word.
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