Image upload automatically generated filename contained a blocked word and prevented posting

When posting an image, the upload URL generated a file name that included a blocked word, and so posting was not allowed.


Our forums have *fuck* as a blocked word so we can try to stop all of the many colorful ways someone might try to use it.


That is a surprising one! If Iā€™m understanding this correctly, the filename that includes the blocked word was generated by Discourse and not by the user.


I am afraid I can not classify this as a bug. The system is indeed working as designed. My recommendation here is to be less aggressive here and just use fuck* if you are really worried about the word finding its way you can auto flag stuff with *fuck*