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  #1535201 18-Apr-2016 21:02
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I read the title and I had a choice alternative for "donkey phobic" ... but I guess it won't get past the censorship ... or will it?





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I'm all for donkeys being forbidden from this board. DONKEYS GET OUT!


 
 
 
 


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mdav056:

 

A few years ago, the University of Auckland got blacklisted by a US university because the address contained the letters "uck"...

 

 

I seem to recall that, in the early days of email, some emails from the University of Essex were getting bounced for the same reason.




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  #1535210 18-Apr-2016 21:24
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CruciasNZ:

 

MikeB4:

 

 

 

They make life easier for moderators 

 

 

 

 

Agreed

 

 

 

On our website we created a large list of banned words based off common slurs, plus racial slurs unique to the main countries that visited our website. We listed all the words in our help documentation, and programmed them, plus some common varients into the auto-censor. the The auto-censor turned all swear words into My Little Pony names, this resulted in a few people going nuclear but peer pressure and shame forced them to follow the rules. Those that refused to follow the rules by posting unanticipated varients just got suspensions. The latter group were few and far between, especially after the first few suspensions resulted in some players being unable to participate in the competitions we ran.

 

 

 

 

So what you're saying is use racial slurs and bad words not common to your country? Like Pajero for instance ? he he he he he. It makes me laugh everytime I see some plumber driving one of those.

 

 Personally I prefer to take the same route used by Mark Antony? in Julius ceaser, where surely brutus hath said .. and Brutus is an honourable man, and again Brutus has said ... and Brutus is an honurable man etc etc. Twist any word to mean exactly what you mean - my personal favourite for that is bureaucrat.

 

 

 

PS never tell yo mumma jokes in India, it could get you killed - they love their mummas there.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #1535232 18-Apr-2016 22:15
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Kate Middleton was (is) apparently shocked that Bhutan school girls chant profanities about their opponents' (ie Kate) private parts during an archery competition.





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  #1535240 18-Apr-2016 22:34
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GZ really needs to censor other things not some combination of letters ... next thing you know the MI6 is after Rikkitic!





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I saw a t-shirt online recently with the expression "F*ck You" written on it. The F-word was spelt out in full and the word "You" was censored as "Y**"

 

Kinda funny really.


 
 
 
 


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  #1535334 19-Apr-2016 09:01
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JimmyH:

 

mdav056:

 

A few years ago, the University of Auckland got blacklisted by a US university because the address contained the letters "uck"...

 

 

I seem to recall that, in the early days of email, some emails from the University of Essex were getting bounced for the same reason.

 

 

The town of Sc*nthorpe in the UK has endless trouble with filters. You can't even mention them on Geekzone.


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Booking Virgin Blue flights was impossible through the web filtering application a few years ago. Took us a while to get the site re-categorized.


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flyingdutchdude:

Booking Virgin Blue flights was impossible through the web filtering application a few years ago. Took us a while to get the site re-categorized.



Not sure what you typed in but wasn't it called PacificBlue dot Co dot Nz?




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joker97:
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Booking Virgin Blue flights was impossible through the web filtering application a few years ago. Took us a while to get the site re-categorized.

 



Not sure what you typed in but wasn't it called PacificBlue dot Co dot Nz?

 

I'm surprised I haven't been bounced - I have an unfortunate typing spoonerism / error / quirk where the word account often ends up with the o between the two c's. Its like my bad habit of typing  nad instead of and (btw are 'nads, gonads and similar acceptable here? Any rock climbers on the list?)  or THe at the beginning of sentences instead of The.  The first spoonerism / quirk is really embarrassing in business - especially as I do a lot of the accounts payable work.

 

 

 

 


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  #1538245 22-Apr-2016 16:48
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Good news folks! We just received a truckload of asses, so everyone can have an ass now. Enjoy!

 

 





 

 

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But I always cover my ass, so open truckloads are a no-no for me?

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