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  • Our spam filter has a twitchy trigger finger

    Posted on March 27th, 2020 at 12:16 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    I’m not sure why, but our spam filter has been kicking out posts for reasons that leave me scratching my head.

    We’re talking to the vendors about it. Hope to get it fixed soon. But in the meantime, if you post something and it disappears unexpectedly (especially if you edit a post and it disappears, or if you’re trying to post multiple links in a reply), don’t be overly alarmed. It’s happening to all of us.

    Best bet is to just post again, changing the wording a bit. I just got my knuckles rapped for making that suggestion. For a good reason: Submitting the same post over and over again really clogs up the manual vetting. Much better idea is to wait a day, and see if the post shows up.