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Porn = bad , SS = good?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Hitro, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. mdwh

    mdwh Chieftain

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    The rules are nothing to do with (or shouldn't be) about what might be "offensive" or ethical, it's about being suitable for children.

    Now, perhaps someone could make a case that Nazi imagery is no worse than images of nudity or sex, but it shouldn't be a case of "I find it offensive!" If you're an adult, you're old enough to put up with it. If we start banning things based on offensiveness or unsuitableness, then anything could be banned. Anyone can find anything offensive.
     
  2. mdwh

    mdwh Chieftain

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    Yes, but the servers aren't located in Germany, so that's not relevant.
     
  3. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    Nah. Fifty strives to maximize his points without being banned. There's a huge difference.
     
  4. Hitro

    Hitro Feistus Raclettus

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    Actually I get banned for weeks everytime. ;)

    And actually I post rather regularly in Sports.
    I like some people here, in particular in the Sports Forum.

    And of course I also wouldn't like to do you that favour. ;)
     
  5. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    The difference is that he was a genuine white supremest; it's quite different for other posters, really.
     
  6. Hitro

    Hitro Feistus Raclettus

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    Why? Either the thing is a problem or it's not.
     
  7. ggganz

    ggganz a.k.a. The Scyphozoa

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  8. Fifty

    Fifty !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I thought that Cierdan's wasn't a swastika but rather a representation of a graph he strongly believed in that supposedly demonstrated that black people have lower IQs than white people
     
  9. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    This whole thread is confusing. Hitro appeared to be at least partially joking, some people didn't quite realise that, there was a discussion about the topic, and now it's mostly about bannings...

    Somehow it just doesn't flow right.
     
  10. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    If I may speak for Fifty here I should note that this is incorrect. We don't come here to seek the maximal amount of allowable moderator dissapproval rather to maximize the amount of funny things that occur on the forums. This sometimes requires breaching a rule or two but we are not activel seeking to accumate points.
     
  11. Marsden

    Marsden Keeper of the HoF Annex Hall of Fame Staff

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    It could also be the last part of KISS, the band. They write their Ss like that, I haven't heard of them being banned, lately.
     
  12. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    Also, the SS itself is worse than porn; but the letters "SS" as they appear here are not the actual group. Contrariwisenessly, if someone puts porn in their avatar, it is actual porn, not a symbol. The Playboy bunny, perhaps, would be acceptable as an avatar (I don't know) but it is easier to put actual porn in one's avatar than an actual defunct government organization, of any ideology.
     
  13. ggganz

    ggganz a.k.a. The Scyphozoa

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    QFT Thank you.
     
  14. Eklektikos

    Eklektikos Eponymous

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    An unfortunate oversight on the part of Western society. ;)
     
  15. Swedishguy

    Swedishguy Chieftain

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    What if a kid finds my Hitmonchan + Gyarados offending? I mean, two pokémon unethically mixed together! What'cha say to that, wippersnapper?
     
  16. ggganz

    ggganz a.k.a. The Scyphozoa

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    I say that I don't really watch pokemon and I did an image search of those two and it doesn't really look like either of those.
     

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