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Cleoriff
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@Martin-O2 @LukasB @TheresaV 

When I joined this forum in 2013 we had a forum filter which I understood was to stop swear words being posted. Such as the F word and the C word. Fair enough. Then we supposedly developed the filter so it removed email addresses, links and telephone numbers.

That has never worked. We still have to remind people to remove these to avoid being spammed.

 

However in terms of so called swear words, I think this forum should be moved into the 21st century.

On todays Word Hunt Diamond we had perfectly acceptable words removed by this filter. A few examples.

 

I wrote ****** (F L A N G E)  it was removed. This word means a piece of metal which holds on a tailpipe of a car or plane. . (It is also slang for the female VULVA)

****** F A G  or F A G E N D  I've had to space them so they won't be filtered out. Slang terms for a cigarette

If I say I'm going outside for a f a g it does NOT mean I'm off to engage in some sort of sexual activity male on male.

******IN F A G I N Also filtered out. Charles Dickins wrote about this man and I'm damn sure there was no-one there to filter that out!! It also means someone who pushes youngsters to steal.

 

I wrote about a MAINE ****** cat. C O O N. A breed of cat. Filtered out. I can't remember the last time I heard that word used in relation to a black person!

 

Then we come on to the breed of birds. Called ****** T I T S

Why on earth cant we write

Blue ******

Coal ******

Marsh ******

Great ******

Willow ******

 

Instead of

 

Willowtits

Bluetits

Coaltits

Marshtits

Greattits

 

The forum filter stops us writing the correct name.

 

I don't think it allows **** C R A P  or BULL****** (B U L L ****** ) 

However, in the emoji box we have a pile of **** (so we can show a picture of it but we can't say it?

 

I'm not the only one who feels like this and others can feel free to add comments as they like but personally I'm sick to death of it and think the filter needs updating.

I'm NOT asking the forum filter to allow a swear fest. What I'm asking is some common sense.

That's all!

 

 

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Excellent @mm7000gb  Can't stop tittering....rofl

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I wonder how it would get on with the script for a Rambling Syd Rumpo dirge?

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Kenneth Williams only had to open his mouth to have me laughing. rofl

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"Frying Tonight" or "Infamy, infamy, they've all got it in for me"

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Wonder if we have inherited the old, or got a new, word filter...

Ornithology calls: Blue ****** in the Fuchsia

Car maintenance: ****** gaskets

Cats: Maine ****** queen

Bank sort codes: **Personal info**

Phone numbers: +44-7654-012100

E-mail addresses: mickey.mouse@aa.com

Birthdays: 30-Feb-1909 or 30/02/09 or

(us format) 02/30/09

 

Wonder if the **** will be culled today?

 

PS This post is to test the new forum banned word filter, before anyone micturates themselves 😉

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ah well, that bit still works 🤣

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Can you lot stop using words I have to look up please. 😉 I learn something new everyday here.

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I was thinking of this review yesterday and how it was going to be amended.

@Martin-O2assured me, after I sent a full list of words which should be allowed through that it would be easy enough to lift the filter...but it's not happened?!

It's either been forgotten or a been a bit too close to the forum change? 🙄

 

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@Anonymous wrote:

Can you lot stop using words I have to look up please. 😉 I learn something new everyday here.


Mais oui, certainement 😲😎😆

Seems our Forum's **bleep**-word Filter's Fine.

And yeah, I have difficulty finding those ******* words in my thesaurus too, @Anonymous 🤣

Would you look at that, it speaks Curse in Irish too - bleep was for first word in this photo ,😲

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@Anonymous wrote:

Can you lot stop using words I have to look up please. 😉 I learn something new everyday here.


 

 

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