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I've received numerous purposely mis-spelled comments from visitors. Should I still approve them?


I think they might all be from the same source, as each comment has just one or two wrongly transposed letters in a word, and I'm beginning to think I am looking at some coded message. I have approved some of them, but, as I got about 8 today, each one from a non-Hubber and each one with similar types of error, I feel very suspicious and wonder if it's some kind of hack that I don't know about. I don't know whether it's spam, as some (but not all) of the comments are quite normal apart from the spelling, quantity and fact that they are not from Hubbers.

 

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Yvonne L. B. (naturegirl7s) says

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    Diana Grant 2 years ago

    I had my moderation switched on, so saw them before allowing them. But what would be the motive for making comments but wrongly spelling them? I still feel it could be some kind of code


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    Diana Grant 2 years ago

    That's interesting - how would I find the thread? I did try to see if anyone else had written about this before I posted


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    Diana Grant 2 years ago

    I think you are right, but part of me thinks there is some sort of coded communication passing between the spammers....call me a conspiracy theorist if you like!


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    Diana Grant 2 years ago

    No, these are not accidental mis-spellings - most comments have everything spelt correctly except for one or two words with transposed letters which don't look like accidents. I think Philanthropy2012 may have the right answer

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    Diana Grant 2 years ago

    Well, they certainly seem to be doing the rounds. But you are wrong about me worrying that Google might consider them as spam which might affect my cred. I didn't even consider that Google would be involved. Yes, a couple of mine were off topic