Ok - I understand that they are in place to prevent spammers and stuff.. but how exactly do they prevent spammers? AFAIK most spammers are bots and are going to post regardless to their words being censored or not. There has to be a better way to prevent spammers/bots then censoring words. I mean now even pa*****on is censored (P-A-R-T-I-T-I-O-N).. the Operating System forum is just a bunch of ***** now. There has to be a better way.