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Some goosedown reported me for "offensive language"

Hunter

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Which amuses me mildly. If you're offended - this is a life protip, by the way, guys - best voice it rather than crying. It gets it resolved much quicker, and without hostilities.

 

No less, appealed even though it was arguably "offensive". I hope someone enjoys;

 

 

 

In your rules -

You must not use any language which is offensive, racist or obscene. Also includes discrimination, solicitation, threats, bullying and spamming.

 

By this logic, any utterance of a word which may be perceived as offensive, would result in a mute. Every time. I assume this is NOT what you are going for, but rather language which was directly offensive toward someone, which I was not - not to mention, I'm simply not like that.

 

If I spend all of my time being politically correct, I would have, indeed, no time. Nothing stated was offensive toward anyone, and all was intended (and taken, to my knowledge), in good humour.

 

Take it as you wish - a mute is neither here nor there for me, but it will not extend to stop me being "politically incorrect". I am sorry somebody found this sufficiently offensive enough to report it, but frankly, they need to grow up.

 

If you wish to curtail political incorrectness, please extend my mute and cancel my subscription.

 



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That appeal just seems ill-advised to me.

 

Probably but I'm not exactly active. Even if they ended up banning me, I'm not losing sleep over it. It'd just mean getting screenshots for the skill comp signatures was a slight bit harder.

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reepicheep, on , said:

 

That appeal just seems ill-advised to me.

 

Probably but I'm not exactly active. Even if they ended up banning me, I'm not losing sleep over it. It'd just mean getting screenshots for the skill comp signatures was a slight bit harder.

But why would you make an appeal like that? I think it's pretty obvious that Jagex would like to not have any offensive language, regardless of who it's directed at. It's really very, very simple being politically correct.

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Hunter, on , said:

 

reepicheep, on , said:

 

That appeal just seems ill-advised to me.

 

Probably but I'm not exactly active. Even if they ended up banning me, I'm not losing sleep over it. It'd just mean getting screenshots for the skill comp signatures was a slight bit harder.

But why would you make an appeal like that? I think it's pretty obvious that Jagex would like to not have any offensive language, regardless of who it's directed at. It's really very, very simple being politically correct.

 

Then the profanity filter serves no purpose than to "allow" rule breaking to occur. If a word pops up that should be blocked by the filter, it is breaking the rules. By that logic, anyway - like I said, I'm assuming that isn't what they're going for.

 

It might be simple, but not something I want to be doing. Being politically correct is OTT.

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As long as it's not directed at someone and isn't a hate speech then who the fudge cares. Turn on your fudgeing profanity filter if you hate swears so much fudge off.

 

Alright the swearing was intentionally done but the point remains.

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Zooey, on , said:

 

#memories #minecraft

dang shizzle crap dang YOU skullER

:car:

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I don't know for sure who has been reporting and getting fellow clan members in trouble (because Hunter is not the first getting muted - I sort of have a suspect but I can't prove it was him/her) but it's a pretty dickish attitude. People say fudge and shizzle once in a while it's not a big deal but if it bothers you then turning the filter on is the solution, not getting the other clan members muted.

It has been a long time since we've had to kick someone for excessive use of offensive language and personally I've never even got remotely close to having to ask Hunter (or anyone else) to ease up the language the past four or five months.

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I don't know for sure who has been reporting and getting fellow clan members in trouble (because Hunter is not the first getting muted - I sort of have a suspect but I can't prove it was him/her) but it's a pretty dickish attitude. People say fudge and shizzle once in a while it's not a big deal but if it bothers you then turning the filter on is the solution, not getting the other clan members muted.

It has been a long time since we've had to kick someone for excessive use of offensive language and personally I've never even got remotely close to having to ask Hunter (or anyone else) to ease up the language the past four or five months.

Every single time I've ever been reported has been within Sals chat. Never once has it been a person even involved in the conversation that I can remember, at least none of my recent ones. It'll be talking to a friend and then the chat log shows the person who reported me had about 1 line of dialogue throughout my 50 or whatever it shows, if even that.

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Don't get me wrong, I think that a little swearing is fine. I just think the appeal is ill advised :P You can't fault Jagex for wanting you to follow their rules, even if the rules didn't need to be applied.

 

@Sand Nagger: accidental down vote, sorry >.

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omg some1 dislikes me online ill use proper grammar and let them know im srs busines!!!!!!!!!!

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omg some1 dislikes me online ill use proper grammar and let them know im srs busines!!!!!!!!!!

Oh let's be serious lonely, you wouldn't use proper grammar :rolleyes:

 

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Just one day Mic. I didn't even play much that day (usual dailies), I just got a message that said I'd been muted.

 

And I can fault Jagex in a way. I want them to either state clear grounds on rules (having the rule stated that way, AND having a profanity filter at all contradicts each other), or preferably ease up on the PC fiddlesticks.

 

@Zooey, :eyebrows:

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Just one day Mic. I didn't even play much that day (usual dailies), I just got a message that said I'd been muted.

 

And I can fault Jagex in a way. I want them to either state clear grounds on rules (having the rule stated that way, AND having a profanity filter at all contradicts each other), or preferably ease up on the PC fiddlesticks.

 

@Zooey, :eyebrows:

1. Having rules against swearing isn't PC, it's common sense because there's young people playing these games.

2. A profanity filter, if a bit much, stops you from swearing. It upholds the rules, it doesn't contradict them. Jagex rightly expects that a large part of the players isn't going to abide by the no-swearing rule.

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No no - I mean the option to turn the filter off. That's what contradicts. If they're going to make it a rule, enforce it, don't half-ass encourage-but-not it.

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