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Offline syhprum

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« on: 18/03/2011 19:54:33 »
Does anyone know why these 'AA's sneak in

some voices out there├é┬  claiming


 

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« Reply #1 on: 18/03/2011 19:58:15 »
I don't know for sure, but I can tell you there are some pretty spurious characters on this forum.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 19/03/2011 05:46:53 »
I don't know for sure, but I can tell you there are some pretty spurious characters on this forum.
You're not talking about me are you?

When you see characters that are obviously not US/English characters popping in in odd places, they are usually some kind of formatting character.  Bold, italics, or something similar.

When looking at web links, I often see a %20, which I think is a space.

If you give me a little more to go by, I might know what you are supposed to be seeing rather than "├"


 

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« Reply #3 on: 19/03/2011 07:15:28 »
I went into IE9 tools and changed the encoding to western ISO that seems to have done the trick
 

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