No Smoking Area!!! (A thread on swearing within the TOS)

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  • #16
    In all seriousness, was there really a problem with rampant swearing in these forums? If so, I don't recall seeing them.
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    • #17
      That's because we get reports from other users, or spend time "moderating" looking for foul posts and delete or edit them
      Literacy is important! Sesame Street, The Muppets, Reading Rainbow, and a host of other Educational TV shows have taught us this. However for those of us who are too young to remember, too cool to watch, or simply still choose not to READ the Sticky Threads and General Announcements posted at the top of various parts of the Forums:
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      • #18
        Originally posted by gabbo View Post
        In all seriousness, was there really a problem with rampant swearing in these forums? If so, I don't recall seeing them.
        There was a post about the stunner event, someone upset about not getting GWB. The language was pretty offensive, and I was a little shocked to see it, being used to the usually civil behavior of members of this forum. I have a feeling that was the offending post because it has since been deleted, and this thread about swearing was started the very next day.
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        • #19
          This game will definitely create a lot of "tension" & "uneasiness" due to its nature of depending so much on "RNG" ... 
          Nevertheless, with due respect to all forumers, we should be calm b4 going to post anything..
          Well, hope the %#$@% RNG be kind to me!!
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          • #20
            Interesting thread. I'm to happy to read that if I come here I won't be exposed/emotionally attacked by some1 who : ex. did not finish a PVP event/ received a Epic prize in a PVE challenge (ex. fenris or others). And I'm also happy that that i can stop using perfect English to post all the time. Waitn n exitment for m frst PVP evnt.
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            • #21
              This is the dumbest analogy thread in recorded history. You could have just told people not to be swearing, uncultured gluteal headgarments without having to drag us smokers through your sanctimonious mud.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Badgerlad View Post
                This is the dumbest analogy thread in recorded history. You could have just told people not to be swearing, uncultured gluteal headgarments without having to drag us smokers through your sanctimonious mud.
                This. Is. Hilarious.

                Reminds me of Bill Hicks: "The worst kind of non-smokers are the ones that come up to you and cough. ... My biggest fear is that if I quit smoking, I'll become one of you..."

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                • #23
                  1. As I said in the original post, smokers retain the right and freedom to choose to smoke, however if they do so in a public place they are forcing the negative affects of their choice onto everyone around them whether they want it or not. The same is true for anyone who chooses to post vulgarity on the internet. Yes multitudes of people do it, but we have rules against it here.

                  2. We HAVE "told people not to be swearing, uncultured gluteal headgarments" (nice workaround for @$$hats btw) it's clearly defined in the Terms of Service for the forums, we have also deleted/edited posts, sent PMs, and issued temporary bans. Still a few people insist on swearing rampantly. Therefore I felt that a striking and easily understandable illustration was called for.

                  3. If I have somehow caused you offense with my post, you have my apologies. I would like to point out however that the post does not say anything derogatory nor untrue about the choices that people who smoke make.
                  Literacy is important! Sesame Street, The Muppets, Reading Rainbow, and a host of other Educational TV shows have taught us this. However for those of us who are too young to remember, too cool to watch, or simply still choose not to READ the Sticky Threads and General Announcements posted at the top of various parts of the Forums:
                  If you have an account but find yourself unable to post to the Forum, please go to your Settings to make sure that your Forum account is Linked to a Valid Facebook Account which is required by our forums to verify that you have a pulse and other signs of life.
                  If you don't make a RECORD of your PLAYER ID your game could be lost to the Dark Abyss FOREVER
                  Check the FAQ to see if your problem has already been reported or has a work-around:
                  http://bit.ly/HODA_FAQ
                  If you are unable to get into the game to send a support ticket:
                  http://bit.ly/1e0gCl9
                  If you haven't received a response to your ticket after 72 hours:
                  http://bit.ly/1d4taCK

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                  • #24
                    *Cough* there is a reason I did not write this post. As I am the strictest of all rule followers (damn Sr mod position) but I cuss worse than anyone I know, and half the time I write it and do not even realize I did LMAO (that means laughing my @$$ off....awaits punishment )


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                    • #25
                      Be nice to each other!
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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by Odaus View Post
                        Be nice to each other!

                        I am always nice...


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                        • #27
                          Except when she's Naught-ty
                          Literacy is important! Sesame Street, The Muppets, Reading Rainbow, and a host of other Educational TV shows have taught us this. However for those of us who are too young to remember, too cool to watch, or simply still choose not to READ the Sticky Threads and General Announcements posted at the top of various parts of the Forums:
                          If you have an account but find yourself unable to post to the Forum, please go to your Settings to make sure that your Forum account is Linked to a Valid Facebook Account which is required by our forums to verify that you have a pulse and other signs of life.
                          If you don't make a RECORD of your PLAYER ID your game could be lost to the Dark Abyss FOREVER
                          Check the FAQ to see if your problem has already been reported or has a work-around:
                          http://bit.ly/HODA_FAQ
                          If you are unable to get into the game to send a support ticket:
                          http://bit.ly/1e0gCl9
                          If you haven't received a response to your ticket after 72 hours:
                          http://bit.ly/1d4taCK

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                          • #28
                            Cussing, cursing, swearing, etc. For many of us (myself included) it's become part of our normal speech... especially those of us who get frustrated at video games. All we're asking is please try to leave your "potty mouth" "at the door"... you can pick it back up from the claim check girl when you leave
                            Literacy is important! Sesame Street, The Muppets, Reading Rainbow, and a host of other Educational TV shows have taught us this. However for those of us who are too young to remember, too cool to watch, or simply still choose not to READ the Sticky Threads and General Announcements posted at the top of various parts of the Forums:
                            If you have an account but find yourself unable to post to the Forum, please go to your Settings to make sure that your Forum account is Linked to a Valid Facebook Account which is required by our forums to verify that you have a pulse and other signs of life.
                            If you don't make a RECORD of your PLAYER ID your game could be lost to the Dark Abyss FOREVER
                            Check the FAQ to see if your problem has already been reported or has a work-around:
                            http://bit.ly/HODA_FAQ
                            If you are unable to get into the game to send a support ticket:
                            http://bit.ly/1e0gCl9
                            If you haven't received a response to your ticket after 72 hours:
                            http://bit.ly/1d4taCK

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