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honey the monster, codewitch wrote:
heh. gotta love when algorithms offend people. software lacks social graces.

88 is a common white supremacist "signal" - as is 14 (as in 14 words)

coupled with BrownBomber i could see it being a bit off putting especially given recent mass murders in the states, including the austin bomber.

the whole thing could be seen as unsettling to someone a bit sensitive i guess.

We're in Australia where all of these numbers mean absolutely nothing to do with racism.

honey the monster, codewitch wrote:
but who the heck is Joe Louis? WTF | :WTF:

American Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World 1937 - 1949. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber.

Michael Martin
Australia

"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible."
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