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We should be allowed to use "swear" words on this site, or at the very least this board. We're all adults here and I would bet money no one is going to get offended over using a few "swear" words. I for one think we deserve to be treated like adults and not children, I'm perfectly fine with no politics or religion, but as far as I'm concerned as long as we're not using racist language, there shouldn't be a problem. At the very least we should be able to post a youtube video without it getting deleted just because it has a guy "swearing" a few times.
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Yeah this place is a little inconsistent when it comes to the prude factor. Der just post a mostly x rated, yet hilarious thread depicting all sorts of sexual activity, and nobody can use a few words like the deadly 7. I don't really get it either.
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I don't know exactly what this board's policy is, but I think videos like that would be ok if you gave a nsfw warning. Just mention there is bad language in the video. But I guess they have their reasons.
I have found if you don't give the nsfw warning they don't get deleted
It shouldn't matter or need an NSFW warning. We're all adults that should be able to handle a few words. Quite frankly I think acting as if we can't handle them is illogical and disrespectful to us, the posters.
I have brought it up, Perk has etc. we have failed.
To be fair not everyone here is adults. Kids could be online FWIW.
They shouldnt be this late
I think what Perk was saying was different than posting videos with bad language. He was talking about swearing to other posters. Viewing videos with bad language is way different than that.
But it's still there in the morning.
Yes but Der is talking all the way around I do believe.
Here's the thread I started on it recently With input from Worly and Fish.
Look I have been through this before. People pay to be at this site. I get it. That's what you people have to understand. You know it was nice while it lasted. They haven't cracked down on that stuff as much as they could have. The fact that they are now I guess means this site is becoming more popular. Which is a good thing.
Ya I am a VIP I fully understand and I understand what their reasons are and why they have them, I don't need you to spell it out for me, doesn't mean I can't have my own opinion about it now does it. I would like it allowed in certain aspects, not full blown say whatever or post whatever and it is MY RIGHT to have that opinion. Either way its not going to stop me from posting here. I respect whatever Todd says even if I don't like it.
I get that I don't know why it seems they have been cracking down lately. They probably just want things a certain way. And honestly I think the no swearing video thing is weak. I don't see the harm in that unless people have been complaining about it. I don't like using swear words at each other. I don't see the need there. oh well.
Doesn't make a difference, it's only bad language to oversensitive people and kids are going to learn it by the time they're in middle school, if not sooner. Not to mention adults who use "bad" language and tell children not to are absolute hypocrites.
This post was edited by derHawkeye 13 months ago
Meh, doesn't bother me, if it's a rule, then it's a rule. I also understand what TW is saying when he talks about kids coming on here, it is an open forum to anyone to see.
For the record on other social media sites, I rarely use swear words, to me I don't think it is necessary, although IRL I have a foul mouth. But if I am able to keep it in check all day at work, I can keep it in check anywhere.
This pretty much sums it up for me as well. I am prolly one of the most foul mouthed ers on here. But I am also a guest. There is no "right" to post here hence we must follow the rules set before us or go elsewhere. I don't particularly like the rule, but I also don't own the sight. Since I enjoy the posters here and want to stay, I try my best to follow the guidelines. If the Todd's want to relax those rules, then I would vote in favor, but if not then I will try to abide by their wishes.
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TW never said anything about kids I believe. I just brought that up because that's what tos always use to say. TW has always said he just doesn't see the need for it. You should be able to make your point without using swear words. I do think it is kind of like politics and religion here. Sure some may be able to talk about it here and not get in pissing matches over it. But really it is kind of asking for trouble.
Actually he did, when Perk brought it up a couple day ago
Oh I must have missed that.
How is it asking for trouble? I would bet we all use the words in everyday life, maybe not as often as the next, but I guarantee we use them. We can handle it there, we can handle it here and as I've already pointed out, kids make no difference on the topic. You're not sheltering them by censoring 1 message board, most kids learn them by at least middle school so it's not like you're doing anyone a disservice, in fact I would argue sheltering kids is more of a disservice than anything else. Getting into pissing matches on here is already banned, yet it happens, allowing us to use a few uncensored words isn't going to increase the likelihood those pissing matches happen, if anything they're going to end them sooner.
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