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    Censoring

    So I'm new to the website...

    I am constantly seeing posts with apparently explicit language but the words are always censored. Someone apparently dropping an F-Bomb and it shows up as "****". So my question is, are the guys that use this language censoring themselves or does this site have some sort of censoring system that allows you to type words out but then censors them before posting?

    I traditionally avoid using offensive language, but I'm curious if there is a system for censorship on the boards. Thanks.



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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by Walo View Post
    So I'm new to the website...

    I am constantly seeing posts with apparently explicit language but the words are always censored. Someone apparently dropping an F-Bomb and it shows up as "****". So my question is, are the guys that use this language censoring themselves or does this site have some sort of censoring system that allows you to type words out but then censors them before posting?

    I traditionally avoid using offensive language, but I'm curious if there is a system for censorship on the boards. Thanks.
    Auto censor. There are just certain words that will show up with * in place of the letters.



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    Re: Censoring

    There is a filter that automatically masks offensive language. If you see words that are not in the filter and are on the site, please report them so we can get them filtered. Thanks.


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    Re: Censoring

    No need for "Sailor Talk" around here.


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    Re: Censoring

    Most explicit language is in the language filter, so if you type the word, it will show up as *s when you post.


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    Re: Censoring

    **** **** *** ***** ******



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    Re: Censoring

    It still works...



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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    **** **** *** ***** ******

    It is good to test it every once in awhile, to help the mods out.




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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    It is good to test it every once in awhile, to help the mods out.

    It is best to just type out the word correctly, if it is not in the filter it can be added. If you try and avoid the filter, it will be deleted.


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    Re: Censoring

    The list is pretty long due to the numerous common ways to spell the same things, but overall the list is equal to what you would see on network tv. We try to be a family site.

    If anybody is interested, attached is a list of the current censors.


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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    The list is pretty long due to the numerous common ways to spell the same things, but overall the list is equal to what you would see on network tv. We try to be a family site.

    If anybody is interested, attached is a list of the current censors.


    What I found interesting is that with certain words there are multiple spellings blocked, ****-blocked if you will. Sorry, had to test it.


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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    The list is pretty long due to the numerous common ways to spell the same things, but overall the list is equal to what you would see on network tv. We try to be a family site.

    If anybody is interested, attached is a list of the current censors.

    Thanks I enjoyed reading that.



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    Re: Censoring

    I giggled a lot when I read that attachment.


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    Re: Censoring

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    I giggled a lot when I read that attachment.
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