The Lounge is rated Safe For Work. If you're about to post something inappropriate for a shared office environment, then don't post it. No ads, no abuse, and no programming questions. Trolling, (political, climate, religious or whatever) will result in your account being removed.
I think the learning has been doing well for this last year ... clearly it was not switched on today!
And AFAIK it's never been applied retrospectively ... the filter is supposed to push the messages into a moderation queue before they appear in the forums not remove them afterwards. Then @sean-ewington and/or @chris-maunder don their waders and shovel away the s...t
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
I can think of a few automatable filters, maybe they dont apply here: New members posting immediately will be quarantined, pending human moderation. Same member posting rapidly in several threads (Yeah I know never happens in the Lounge). If they post something like a phone number: quarantine. Stuff like that.
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