+1 is only two characters. It now wants at least 4 characters or it gives you PF's error message. To read the message "picture", click on it and it will get bigger. or you could just try to post the message "+1".
I'm sure the Techies here can fix the problem.
Who wants to bet on how long it takes? I'd say within 2 days.
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The smile emote shows up as "" (without the quotes) in the app for DC. All of the emotes have a character representation. Maybe that's why they work and +1 doesn't? They are all actually "seen" by the posting algorithm as four or more characters.
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