Vulgarity and Masked Vulgarity

Discussion in 'Forum Feedback / Help' started by returnofsid, Oct 18, 2011.

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  1. returnofsid

    returnofsid Moderator Extrodinaire R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Moderator Emeritus

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    After much discussion, among staff members, and after taking considerable time, to edit posts and thread titles, we've decided to make an announcement, regarding the use of Masked Vulgarity. This is directed at ALL MEMBERS.

    In case you're unaware of what "Masked Vulgarity" is, it's the use of keyboard symbols, in place of actual vulgarity. It's generally used as a way to get by the Vulgarity filter, on forums. To be honest, we all know what Masked Vulgarity is. I didn't think it needed to be said, but I suppose it does...this is a "Family Oriented" forum. All members need to keep that in mind, when they're posting. The Masked Vulgarity needs to stop.

    Staff members do not have time to "police" every thread that's made, nor should we need to. From here on out, when Masked Vulgarity is encountered, we will not take the time to edit it. Instead, we will DELETE the thread or post, completely. We will also issue a warning. This warning will come in the form of an infraction. The reason for an infraction is so staff members have a record of what has occurred. Continued use of Masked Vulgarity, by someone who's received a warning, may result in a temporary loss of posting privileges. Further violations may result in the member being banned.

    We staff members do not want to have to enforce this. There's no reason for mature people to need to use Masked Vulgarity, on a family oriented website. Let's all keep R2R family friendly and clean.

    Thank you all, Very Much, for your cooperation!!
     
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    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award SCMAS Member Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    This is a reminder bump as we've been seeing more profanity/vulgarity as of late. Please help us keep the forum family-friendly.
     
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