Sorry, was Re: META: Prefixes (was G*** SAFETY)

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sat Jan 13 2001 - 11:23:38 MST

Oh. OK. Hmm. Sorry, not my intent; I meant it as arch commentary. Thanks
for the feedback. Apologies to all who felt spammed. I had guessed that,
by now, anyone who was filtering the plaintext word(s) was probably
filtering G**S and G*** too. Won't do that again.


Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> I think the concept of prefixes is very good. I don't know that they
> should be forced, but they make sorting and filtering the list easier.
> One comment on using asterisks to avoid filters (as in G*NS): This
> is usually acceptable when making a passing reference to a subject
> and you don't want to get caught in the filters. It is not
> acceptable to do this on an actual g*n post to sneak it past

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