What is &quot?

  john bunyan 13:47 PM 24 Oct 12
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Quite a few posts seem, on my W7 IE9 PC to have &quot one or more times in the heading. Am I alone in seeing this?

  john bunyan 13:48 PM 24 Oct 12

Should read &quot

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:49 PM 24 Oct 12

No your not alone, I think its a problem with the site again, when people trying to type certain characters in the title.

  interzone55 13:59 PM 24 Oct 12
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It's part of the spam block software apparently, removing punctuation from headings. & codes are used in webservers to define characters that can't be displayed, you'll often see them in web browser address bars - &quot is the code for "

  Aitchbee 14:09 PM 24 Oct 12

The Forum Editor should step in [figuaratively speakin'] and edit the heading to a more sensible title ... he's done it before.

"....I've done my best, and deleted all the posts that referred to the original jumble of letters and symbols."

[ref. The schnorkel post.]

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