What's with all the "forum spam"

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What's with all the "forum spam"

#1 Post by Imperf3kt » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:22 pm

Lately I've noticed that anywhere the word "pa per" (space intentionally added) appears, it is seemingly replaced with "forum spam", whether it be in a thread title or topic reply.

Searching for "pa per" still finds the results, but it's all been replaced with "forum spam"
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Re: What's with all the "forum spam"

#2 Post by PyTom » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:24 pm

It's a way of discouraging people who hand been offering to write academic documents for money from spamming the forum.
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Re: What's with all the "forum spam"

#3 Post by Imperf3kt » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:35 pm

OK, I guess that makes sense.
Thanks for the info.

I"ll try to think of a workaround, as several of my posts include the word paper and replacing that with "forum spam" can be confusing.... Like this here sentence here
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