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    Default Crazy language restrictions...

    I posted in a thread today mentioning someone was pi$$ed off about something (remove $$ and replace with ss) and the forum software edited my comments to be "*@%^$*@%^$*@%^$*@%^$ED"

    Wow! Is it necessary to be so draconian? I can respect the desire to restrict the F word but "pi$$ed"? Extreme overreach here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nessism View Post
    I posted in a thread today mentioning someone was pi$$ed off about something (remove $$ and replace with ss) and the forum software edited my comments to be "*@%^$*@%^$*@%^$*@%^$ED"

    Wow! Is it necessary to be so draconian? I can respect the desire to restrict the F word but "pi$$ed"? Extreme overreach here.
    Lol...I always found it funny that in a country that values "Free Speech" so much that they sure like to censor "swear words"....seems rather immature imo.
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    This is not a USA thing trevor, it's a Frank thing.

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    Trevor takes yet another opportunity to USA bash.

    Ed, it is bullsh!t that swearing is so locked down. Half the words that get censored here are just spice and not harmful at all.
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    I just use the exclamation point and dollar signs for alternative i's and s's ....... { Oops I forgot . And the letter p for an alternative f } . Mind you we have an alternative cuss word up here " fuddle duddle " which I use on occasion in honour of one of the funniest press conferences in our history .....
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    Quote Originally Posted by GS1150Pilot View Post
    Trevor takes yet another opportunity to USA bash.

    Ed, it is bullsh!t that swearing is so locked down. Half the words that get censored here are just spice and not harmful at all.
    Yeah, that's it Mason....and it is a usa thing. The us tv channels I get always censor swear words...the Canadian don't do it nearly as much...rarely actually. And that's a fact. Don't be so sensitive...lol
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    Hey cock can be used. George Carlin "its in the bible! Cock is in the bible!
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    Only broadcasts that are under FCC rules.
    Add another layer omg.
    Youtube censors a satirical song about censorship that successfully skirted FCC rules.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eeg4J8yNk4g
    And yet
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbZhpf3sQxQ
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    Quote Originally Posted by trevor View Post
    Yeah, that's it Mason....and it is a usa thing. The us tv channels I get always censor swear words...the Canadian don't do it nearly as much...rarely actually. And that's a fact. Don't be so sensitive...lol
    Trevor, you gotta get over yourself here. Ed posted a very specific thread and you took the first opportunity to turn it into something political. That is not cool, and I wish you would get past this unpleasant habit of yours.

    As a side note, I'm guessing that profanity and its censorship on television may not have much to do with Frank's decision to censor it on a web forum. Is Canada like the UK, with profanity mostly okay only after 9 PM? Websites don't have such opportunities, though I still think a number of the words prohibited here are incorrectly censored.
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