Forum eats emoji and all text after

I'm seeing a weird bug on this forum. If I put in an emoji, it gets eaten up, along with everything after the emoji. I'm entering the emoji using the built-in macOS character viewer, so I assume the emoji are being sent as Unicode.

For example, consider a :thumbsup: emoji and some text.

I typed out the emoji name above. Now I'll repeat the line and put the emoji in for real.

For example, consider a

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  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Administrator, Moderator, Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert

    It must be hungry.

    :) :D :(

  • nchammas-mmnchammas-mm Registered User

    Here's the forum-approved smile: :smile:

    Now here's one entered via the macOS interface:

  • nchammas-mmnchammas-mm Registered User

    By the way, this is the macOS interface I'm talking about:

  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Administrator, Moderator, Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert
    edited December 2017

    I'm not sure of what emoji limitations there are for Vanilla Forums, but I just sent a request to our admin to see if we can get more emoji's enabled

  • nchammas-mmnchammas-mm Registered User

    I think the bug I'm describing is upstream in the forum software and is not related to forum settings. Something about unicode emoji is tripping up the forum and causing it to drop part of the message.

    Anyway, no big deal now that I know to avoid emoji. Just wanted to point this issue out in case it affects others too.

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