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Should acromyns be censored?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by classical_hero, Dec 13, 2009.

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  1. Padma

    Padma the Absent Admin Administrator Supporter

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    No, the way the software works is: we specify a character (or string) that replaces each character in the censored word(s). So in this case, "Poland" would appear as "Central European Country Central European Country Central European Country Central European Country Central European Country Central European Country"

    And we have only one 'censor' string available, for all "bad words".
     
  2. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    Uh, even if that did work, people would simply say "Eastern European Country" when referring to the offending country. :p
     
  3. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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  4. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    Because nobody can agree on where it is. :crazyeye:
     
  5. TheLastOne36

    TheLastOne36 Deity

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    Than I wouldn't care because I wouldn't know they are reffering to Poland. :p
     
  6. Macha

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    *checks calendar* But it's nowhere near April 1st! (In other words: WTF?!)
     
  7. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    Were all priming our torches and pitchforks to use on the OP of this thread when the day happens.

     
  8. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Eastern central Europe, its pretty simple :/

    Then again, you guys do like to argue.
     
  9. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Fixed.
     
  10. Turner

    Turner Deity Retired Moderator

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    And go off topic....

    Back on topic please.
     
  11. Azale

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    Yea, more talking about how stupid this whole idea is, less talking on Polesland.
     
  12. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Agreed. It's a very very very bad idea. It will be difficult to enforce and attempting to curb a behavior that isn't really a problem in the first place. I mean, seriously, whiskey tango foxtrot?
     
  13. JohnRM

    JohnRM Don't make me destroy you

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    OMFG WTF is going on here? This is some BS! Seriously, if this happens, I think that I might have to kill classical hero.
     
  14. TheLastOne36

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    :yup:
     
  15. cardgame

    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    +1

    (as in, I agree)

    (as in, I'm responding to the OP's question in a suitable form which will pass by all the mods infraction-trigger)

    *looks at yellow tag and coughs*

    Also I support censoring Poland to "Eastern European Country"
     
  16. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    OM<beep>G WT<beep><beep> would you <beep> with the mother<beeping> piece of <beep> beeper?

    BTW Poland is an acronym
    Place
    of
    lowly
    Asholian
    n00bish
    Douchbags

    so yeah, poland should be censored
    Moderator Action: Trolling - warned.
    Please read the forum rules: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=422889
     
  17. ainwood

    ainwood Consultant. Administrator

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    Moderator Action: I think its done its dash.

    Closed.
     
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