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***PLEASE READ***Some Advice To Avoid An Infraction

Discussion in 'CZ Announcement Zone' started by Hostile, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    By far we give out more infractions for circumventing the language filter than any other type. Circumventing means trying to find a way to post the word and get around the filter. We do not want that. The filter is in place for a reason.

    Here is the Guideline about it. Please read it carefully.

    Now we understand that now and then blue words are the only way to describe something. Now and then. Spell the word out and spell it right.

    Let's say the word FAST was a filtered word. Posting the word like this would be a violation...

    f@st
    fa$t
    f***
    phast
    fazt
    f a s t

    The only way to post that word that will not cause you issues is fast. When the word is posted it will look like **** and everyone will know what you are trying to say and know that you're a big tough guy using blue words.

    If a word is filtered it means we don't want to see that word or any variation of it posted on this site. You can still say the word, but spell it right and let the filter do its job. That's why we have it.

    Now we always get back responses about "we're all adults here." Adult means you should know better. That's exactly the way we look at it.

    Last thing, be real careful about using filtered words to describe another poster or insult another poster. That and cussing too much are not going to fly at all. Again, we understand now and then.
  2. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    I have a question does that mean terms like effing or FN are not allowed?
  3. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Thank you for asking. They are not allowed. Any variation of the female dog is not allowed. Post the right word. Let the filter do the job.
  4. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    alright just making sure I don't wany any infractions
  5. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Truthfully, we don't want to give them either. We actually hate when we have to do our jobs here.
  6. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    lol its a nice community here so those things a rare I would assume.
  7. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Just write what you want to say and if it needs to be filtered the filter will filter it. Just know that you can't abuse it even with the filter. (ie cuss like a sailor even with the filter) There is no need for that even if we are all adults (even though we aren't!)
  8. ndanger

    ndanger Active Member

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    ************
  9. ndanger

    ndanger Active Member

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    Just checking.....:D
  10. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Is arse a bad word? Cause it would be a very tough habbit for me to break, but I will try. It's really the only cuss word I use.
  11. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    So we hear.


    :muttley:
  12. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Since you typed it and it is not filtered, it is not on our list. That could change if it becomes an issue with it beind used non stop. But for right now, nothing wrong with it.
  13. diekrazy

    diekrazy Member

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    isn't arse just a variation of ***?
  14. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    and isn't *** just a variation of donkey? Therefore, she's a witch.
  15. hastur

    hastur Member

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    Burn her!!
  16. stealth

    stealth Benched

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    So when I say ****, that doesn't mean I am tough?

    Good call on the blue words though, I hate when people change the font colors.
  17. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I've only gotten one infraction anyway and mine wasn't for a filter issue. I didn't even notice that we had people trying to get around a word filter.
  18. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    It is.
  19. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    I've seen a lot of people, including mods, use bastid. Mostly in jest, but still... That's a variation of a word a whole lot worse than some others I've seen.
  20. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Yep, we even have an emoticon with it.

    :bastid:

    That word and "arse" date back to the previous forum and we allowed them there so we kept some things status quo. Those two have never been filtered.

    The only word that was filtered on the other forum that is not filtered here is "******." It was filtered there when it became a perjorative directed at Quincy Carter and caused some issues with losing good members. You wouldn't believe the drama that caused.

    So far that word has not been abused here. I personally have reasons to hate the word and don't use it, but I look past it when others do. One guy who used it quite a bit even pointed out that I laughed at his use of it one time. I was laughing at him, not the word.

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