who actually cares, it childish, grow up?

On 14 Mar 2010, at 11:17, Darren Harris wrote:

> Hi dark,
> 
> If there was a total blanket ban on swaring on this list then I really
> wouldn't care at all.
> 
> But nobody in their right mind can sit there and say that crap is worse than
> hell. That's just stupid. Sorry but it is. I've seen people including the
> moderators use that word within the last couple of weeks all you have to do
> is to go back through the archives to see it for yourself. So yes I'm sorry
> I do think that this is setting a major double standard which I really
> cannot agree with and there's no basis in logic for any real disagreement
> with my comment.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On
> Behalf Of dark
> Sent: 14 March 2010 11:09
> To: Gamers@audyssey.org
> Subject: [Audyssey] expletives
> 
> 
> Hi.
> 
> I must confess while I am totally behind most profanity filters for the 
> purposes of keeping things accessible to as many people as possible, a line 
> has to be drawn somewhere.
> 
> In my old boarding school they thought the word "belly" was swearing, ----  
> they even thought "heck!" was. I stil however see no need to pander to this 
> sort of thing when the majority of people on the street wouold find it 
> acceptable.
> 
> I must say that on the audiogames.net forum, while language filters have 
> been set for many words (including the F word), there was a moderator 
> discussion about the word in question a couple of years ago, and it was 
> decided to remove it from the swearing filter, so it now writes as it 
> should.
> 
> there have been no complaints whatsoever, and  sinse it's a  word I myself 
> use (I've possibly used it on this list), people have been much more 
> comfortable allowing it. ---- pluss of course, it is also a word which may 
> come up in conversationn on other topics rather than as an expletive, ----  
> in fact the  discussion  about removing it from the  swearing filters was 
> prompted by discussion of the game desert strike, and  it's use of h/llfire 
> missiles as a weapon.
> 
> thus, while I would certainly agree on keeping profanity down, I do think 
> there is a reasonable line. Obviously, sinse yo moderate this list and  not 
> me, such a decision is yours to make and I'll be glad to abide by it, ----  
> however, i have to confess I don't agree that the H word should in deed be 
> banned simply because some people find it offensive, ---- would you 
> considder banning the word "belly?" as well?
> 
> Beware the grue!
> 
> Dark.
> 
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