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A friend and I have this collaborative writing thing going on, and we're using MyBB as our platform.

Today, we've been having some weird issue where the word 'Northwind' is causing a 403 error.  I have no idea how this is even possible; I've been working with forum software for years, and this is the first time I've ever seen this.

Character's name is Opal Northwind.  When the word 'Northwind' is used anywhere in the thread title or post body, we get a 403 error.  My friend is in the US, I'm in Canada, and it happens on both our home and work networks.  It's happening to both of us.

Any idea what's going on?  Why can't we use the word 'Northwind' in a post without getting a 403 error?
It might be related to spam filters configured on some shared hosts - try the web hosting company's support channels to find out if that is the case and if it can be disabled for your account/website.
That would make sense. I'll contact them and see if they can give me any information.