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So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

zedingrove
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So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

I am very very annoyed and may wish to take this further...
"F-r-a-c-k"  does not excist in the English language and has only ever been used in 1 series Batlestar Galactia which has a 12 cert though it was aired on Sky1 on Saturday afternoons.
Why was this added to the censor  list? Because after I argued over a previous censor which you can read here http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,106068.0.html  I made an out and out in your face post. As such a certain  narcissist, self-aggrandizing moderator whom does not give a monkeys.
In UK the freedom of speech/written has a statutory basis in Under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the "Convention"), which has been incorporated into UK law by the Human Rights Act 1998.
The word "F-r-a-c-k" is not a word which can be described with in the context of Profanity, as such under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights act
I require you to reinstate said word.
Before anyone makes a wrong call think about it....

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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

It depends on whether it's clearly (in context) trying to portray a 'certain' meaning.
'Deliberate avoidance of swear filter' will be a 'warning'.
Just remain philosophical, use terms like 'heck' which are both generally acceptable and 'proper English'.
Stay cool and 'have a cup of tea' Smiley
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zedingrove
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Well I think it's all... cud up kef Lock slob.  Cheesy
Add these to the list as I will be using them...
Frick
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Muck
Puck
Suck
Huck
Luck
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Well I can 'read' that.  Wink
Stay cool.  Goodnight.
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Well the word you are complaining about appears in my copy of The Chambers Dictionary, and there's no reference to Battlestar Galactica in the definition.
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Why is it necessary to try and avoid the swear filter - very childish?  It is put in place for a purpose and our mods do a good job in seeing the forums are conducted in an acceptable way.
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Quote from: ZedinGrove
Why was this added to the censor  list? Because after I argued over a previous censor which you can read here http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,106068.0.html ; I made an out and out in your face post. As such a certain  narcissist, self-aggrandizing moderator whom does not give a monkeys.

I would remind the poster about this rule
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Impoliteness toward forum staff in a post, personal forum message or email.
This is when someone impolitely argues against any of the forum staff. (Forum staff include Plusnet staff, administrators and moderators.) An example would be: “How dare you lock that thread you stupid moderator!” However, saying something like “Could you please unlock my thread, because I feel there was no need for it to be locked.” would be perfectly fine.

and the reason it was added was that you continued using a word which is considered a euphemism for another sexually explicit banned word and we got sick of correcting it using a red moderator note. Look it up here to see why  http://www.urbandictionary.com
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Or.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frak_(expletive)
jim:green link fixed - it was mucked up by the forum software mod:end
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Quote from: ZedinGrove
"F-r-a-c-k"  does not excist in the English language and has only ever been used in 1 series Batlestar Galactia which has a 12 cert though it was aired on Sky1 on Saturday afternoons.

Indeed the word does exist in the English language:
http://bit.ly/OmGZ5m
After your unacceptable abuse of the moderators, I believe your biggest worry is not just being censored, but being banned from the forums.
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Am I allowed to say Scunthorpe?

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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

You do seem to have got away with it  Cheesy
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

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Am I allowed to say Scunthorpe?

I recently purchased a Google Nexus 7 tablet, running the latest version of Android (Jelly Bean). One of the features in Jelly Bean is Apple Siri-style voice commands, which has the option of filtering expletives. Incredibly, in 2012, and from a company as big as Google, Scunthorpe gets presented as Scun***** (or something along those lines - I've turned it off now) when the filter is turned on.
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

We're talking about google here, which will be US engrish (note: deliberately misspelt). I doubt they've even heard of Scunthorpe before, let alone where it is in the world.  Roll eyes
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Re: So who added "F - R - A - C - K" to the Censorship words

Quote from: CX23880
Quote from: Un
Am I allowed to say Scunthorpe?

I recently purchased a Google Nexus 7 tablet, running the latest version of Android (Jelly Bean). One of the features in Jelly Bean is Apple Siri-style voice commands, which has the option of filtering expletives. Incredibly, in 2012, and from a company as big as Google, Scunthorpe gets presented as Scun***** (or something along those lines - I've turned it off now) when the filter is turned on.

OK Can I say Jeremy Hunt?
The name rings a bell, even if he didn't  Grin