Improbable names showing "Name has already submitted by another user". Bug or spammer contestants?

In the cold pressed juice contest when you try to enter words such as “N” or “No” or “Ne” it shows “Name has already submitted by another user”. Is this a bug or has someone actually entered these names? If so, this is needlessly overwhelming contest holders who are intending to rate max entries.


@lightless, we have an algorithm that blocks submissions of entries that are a part of a name already submitted by a different user. For example, if someone submits AppleInc, the name Apple would be blocked because it is too similar. We are aware that the error message is misleading because it says that the smaller name has been submitted by another user. We also are working on revising the algorithm to make it “smarter” in detecting similar names. We should have this fixed shortly.