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Having recently been made aware that the dreaded "F" in many acronyms is considered profanity here on the Forum I would suggest that acronyms be added to the filter that screens all other profanity on the forum. Any acronym with the dread "F" could simply be eliminated.

Acronyms such as: GT*O, ST*U, Q*T, WT*, N*W, O*T, *U etc etc could simply appear as ****, ****, ***, ***, ***, **.

Not only would this protect us all from the dread "F" it might save some of us from a few infractions...or not...

Just a another one of those Dread CyberDruid suggestions


(please note: no actual profanity was used here....just the **** asterick...to make a point...thanks
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Honestly, there'd be no need for this (or any other universal filter) if people just filter themselves, you know?
 

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Doesn't QFT = Quoted For Truth?

If so, I don't get why they would outlaw that. And seriously, banning letters now?
 

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Kidwolf - the phrases would be added to the filter, not the letter.

TBH, I find myself using some like WT* without meaning to, because I don't think of it as badly as swearing...
 

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Honestly, there'd be no need for this (or any other universal filter) if people just filter themselves, you know?

That's never going to happen. No matter how many warnings you give, certain people will always use profanity.
 

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That's never going to happen. No matter how many warnings you give, certain people will always use profanity.

well, we could give Senator Pryor a hand for trying to get a way to do it out XD linky
 

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I received two points a few days ago for telling someone to GT*O.

So if you think it's going a little too far then let's establish what is and isn't to be penalized. It irks me no end that I receive an infraction for something I have seen at least a thousand times in threads here. Either eliminate/enforce it/ignore it--but keep the playing field level.

TBH I think this is a valid issue...I have no problem receiving an infraction for rudeness or whatever. If this is truly profanity then lets screen it...
 

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Having recently been made aware that the dreaded "F" in many acronyms is considered profanity here on the Forum I would suggest that acronyms be added to the filter that screens all other profanity on the forum. Any acronym with the dread "F" could simply be eliminated.

Acronyms such as: GT*O, ST*U, Q*T, WT*, N*W, O*T, *U etc etc could simply appear as ****, ****, ***, ***, ***, **.

Not only would this protect us all from the dread "F" it might save some of us from a few infractions...or not...

Just a another one of those Dread CyberDruid suggestions


(please note: no actual profanity was used here....just the **** asterick...to make a point...thanks
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ST*U CYBER!
 

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*** FU man... **** and ****

Kidding of course...and I do see your point. People needs to l2speak without profanity, but I do not think all F acronyms should be censored... such as the lesser used WYF (Where are you from?)
They need to be pre-defined like the current ones... or something similiar, because I know if you write the bad word of crap, it gets censored, even if you write it with 1's or such.
 

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but yet my name still makes it eh?
 

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RE Qouted For Truth...isince I am not 1337 like ya'll I did not even know that...lol

I thought it was Quit ***ing Talking...
 

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RE Qouted For Truth...isince I am not 1337 like ya'll I did not even know that...lol

I thought it was Quit ***ing Talking...


Thats what I thought too.
 

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Quote For Truth is used when someone says something that might be deleted, so you quote it. That way it remains even if the original is gone.
More recently, it is used to show agreement or approval.
 

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I received two points a few days ago for telling someone to GT*O.

So if you think it's going a little too far then let's establish what is and isn't to be penalized. It irks me no end that I receive an infraction for something I have seen at least a thousand times in threads here. Either eliminate/enforce it/ignore it--but keep the playing field level.

TBH I think this is a valid issue...I have no problem receiving an infraction for rudeness or whatever. If this is truly profanity then lets screen it...

The solution is to just screen yourself (not just you; I'm speaking to everybody here) and take a deep breath and CHOOSE whether or not to type something rude.

There's always a choice, people.

This is like asking the government to do your thinking for you, to tell you everything you can and cannot do. This is tantamount to giving away your own freedoms, and for what? Security (from profanity, in this case)?

All that's needed is some self-control and some common sense.

Two dollars worth...
 

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Guys, Cyber is being completely sarcastic. Hes saying that its absolutely ridiculous to warn for *** or ****. So he sarcastically suggested that all words with the letter F should be blocked.

Hilarious.
 

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I think thats pushing it a bit to far and could cause a lot of people unwanted problems.

No more than me hitting bad post everytime I see the dread "F" in an acronym....
 

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Maybe only the rude ones... I see no problem with something like "***". Sure, it may imply profanity, but it's not insulting to anyone and is just used to imply confusion.

**** and ****, on the other hand, can be very rude if used in a certain form.

Edit: Oh.. it's a joke... I knew that. >.>
 

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Guys, Cyber is being completely sarcastic. Hes saying that its absolutely ridiculous to warn for *** or ****. So he sarcastically suggested that all words with the letter F should be blocked.

Hilarious.


Actually no...I am serious.
 
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