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I just edited a post of mine to make it clear that I was observing with the Mark I eyeball. I'm pretty sure I typed "naeked-eye" (misspelling deliberate in this post), but when I'd finished it said "unaided eye". Is Big Brother watching us? Or his aged maiden aunt ;)
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Interesting point that! Many years ago, on this site, the word you mentioned became a bit of a bugbear and the site would not accept its use, although commonly used astronomically. Thereafter, I have always used the term 'unaided eye'. regards maf.
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Testing
I typed "n---d-eye"
and got
naked-eye
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No goddam s*x please, we’re British.
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I wonder what the censor will make of "n---d-ladies". These are flowers :roll: The scientific name Amaryllis belladonna means beautiful lady!

naked-ladies

Edit : so the result is nonsense.

A little levity to brighten up these dark times :D
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Testing ...

Naked truth
NaKeD truth
N aked truth
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Ha, I think I have a way around it ... n aked-eye!
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SkyBrowser wrote: Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:38 pm Ha, I think I have a way around it ... n aked-eye!
Well, do tell? :D
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Brian wrote: Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:15 pm
SkyBrowser wrote: Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:38 pm Ha, I think I have a way around it ... n aked-eye!
Well, do tell? :D
I added a "thin space" between the 'n' and the 'aked' :) You can see it if you look carefully, but it doesn't jump out at you, at least not to my eyes.

There's a thinspace here, between these two right-angle brackets [ ]. Copy and paste it if you need to foil the "censors". Until they cotton on to it of course ;)
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Yes, there were a number of words/terms that were deemed "inappropriate" when the forum was set up. Hopefully you can see why. I'm so used to seeing "unaided eye" these days that it's not an issue but maybe we should re-assess this particular phrase? Sorry if you feel you are being censored but I appreciate your light-hearted response. :D
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