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ForceRecrawl: what's this all about?

12:48 am on Nov 9, 2011 (gmt 0)

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In Bing's WMT I'm seeng a lot of 404 links that have the "%20ForceRecrawl:%200" string appended at the end.

does anybody know what's this all about?

1:43 am on Nov 9, 2011 (gmt 0)

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A possible explanation here.
Looks like a Bingbot has a bug.

When you do a search for that string in Bing you get 194,000 results, 6,630 in Google. Mainly due to pages that use part of the URL to generate the page contents.