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Weirdest bug...thing ever...

DrezDrez Registered User regular
It doesn't seem to be an image, and it doesn't seem to be text either, but this post has some kind of weird glyph floating above it:

http://forums.penny-arcade.com/showpost.php?p=14538958&postcount=407

And a screenshot:

wtf.png

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    that would be zalgo
    it's not a bug, it's something people do to weird others out

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Antimatter wrote: »
    that would be zalgo
    it's not a bug, it's something people do to weird others out

    A what now?

    edit: Well I guess I feel semi-stupid? I guess? I'd never seen that before and it certainly looks like a glitch.

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    ahaha, all good, I had a similar reaction the first time I saw it

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  • SmokeStacksSmokeStacks The Myth, the Legend, the Bowman, the Shambler FuckerRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    If it makes you feel any better, this is how I see it:
    hmmm.png

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    gRAhjXV.gif
  • PaladinPaladin Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Some languages have text formatting controls, which means the characters themselves can have properties that shift their positions or interfere with the formatting of previous or future text, so chaining interactive referential ones together results in massive formatting anomalies. It used to be that such errors would also break the formatting of the forum, but with the implementation of the new software, no major text input exploit has yet been found to reliably interfere with post formation.

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  • SmokeStacksSmokeStacks The Myth, the Legend, the Bowman, the Shambler FuckerRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    hmmmagain.png

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