But when I tried to suggest a member to use real word please in place of "p l z"(cant post it without spaces ) in this thread
I got the following FYI and was not allowed to post
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The specific error message is: 'p l z' is a silly English abbreviation; use 'please' instead.
One thing I dont understand is how come the original poster and many others did not get that FYI.
Thanks in advance.
[ August 24, 2008: Message edited by: Amit Ghorpade ]
Originally posted by Ben Souther:
I assure you, you can't say plz in the body of a JR thread.
I was pretty sure you could say "plz" if you worked at it. Plus, one of the linked posts with the word "plz" in it was from 2005 - long before we put that checker in. I don't remember the exact date that was implemented, but plz can't be used in any posts made today, that's for sure.
Maybe only because you are bartenders
when I clicked the Add Reply for my above post I got the same FYI, I put a space in between and hit that button again then yet another FYI was waiting for me, it said
Sorry! We have flood-control activated. You cannot post within a certain number of seconds of your last post. Please try again after this period of time elapses. The current number of seconds required between posts is: 30
My welcome wishes for the "flood-control"
And a lot of thanks for your replies