Users in our community are using BBCode to bypass our 10-character minimum rule when posting in a topic. For example, if someone just says “Yes”, Discourse won’t let you post it. To get around that, simply type:
which comes out as:
This completely defeats the purpose of the 10-character minimum rule, because now users feel more free to use the forum as a chat room, instead of a very large book of archived information that can be looked back on later.