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by Edward ODaniel / April 28, 2005 2:23 AM PDT

comes back censored as **** deep.

What pray tell do the censors find perverse or perverted about one's c h i n ?

Can't even tell about the three pigs and their chinney chin chins these days. Wink

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try typing a URL that has
by TONI H / April 28, 2005 2:56 AM PDT
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the word 'free' in it anywhere......url addy or page.html it all filters out to leaving only the .com or .html with stars in front of it. Now try typing it so it's not filtered out but so that others can figure out how to put the URL into the address bar since with the stars it's not clickable. The only way I can think to get around it is to create the alternate <a href= > type link with a common word as the link instead......total PITA.

TONI

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The word free in a url...
by Edward ODaniel / April 28, 2005 4:28 AM PDT

is one we are all familiar with and aware of the actual reason behind it. Inconvenient but the reason is legitimate.

On the other hand chin c h i n or dark d a r k or horn h o r n and a few others don't really seem to have any real reason and can even directly interfere with legitimate requests for assistance or assistence itself (such as a problem with BAT/*****.A or BAT.***** -- see at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7598-0.html?forumID=51&threadID=96324&messageID=1107641)

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You've done it yourself in SE, Ed!
by Cindi Haynes / April 28, 2005 4:47 AM PDT

Your link to

www.opinioneditorials.com/f r e e domwriters/jmartin_20050423.html

is farkled.

--Cindi
Speakeasy Moderator
click here to email the mods

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Yes, even the exceptionally erudite...
by Edward ODaniel / April 30, 2005 12:13 AM PDT

doesn't preview his posts all the time. Wink

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try this
by jonah jones / April 28, 2005 5:43 AM PDT
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***** rhymes with link
by jonah jones / April 28, 2005 5:38 AM PDT
In reply to: chin deep

c h i n k=slang for ********

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And what's that thing in the armor U slip a dagger through?
by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / April 29, 2005 3:26 AM PDT
In reply to: chink rhymes with link

#%$^ auto-censors!
-- Dave K.

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(NT) (NT) That's funny! :)
by Jake Barnes / April 29, 2005 4:30 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) [b][/b]chindeep ...
by Jake Barnes / April 29, 2005 4:33 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Thanks Wayne, another word to add to the list...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 29, 2005 7:34 AM PDT
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LEE,
by taboma. / April 30, 2005 3:27 PM PDT

How utterly useless this post was from the originator and why even post an answer back in the first place? Not worth it! Why can't you just eliminate it or lock it somehow?
After reviewing this original post and others responding to the post, I still have no idea or a clue to what he was talking about.

Kevin

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re: I still have no idea
by jonah jones / April 30, 2005 3:37 PM PDT
In reply to: LEE,

exactly....

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Gee.........
by Glenda / April 30, 2005 4:17 PM PDT
In reply to: LEE,

maybe if you read the original you would understand! We are talking about forum filters that are filtering words that are not banned! Sheesh! And that was a dumb reply!

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GEE Wiz
by taboma. / May 2, 2005 2:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Gee.........

Glenda, Where was the original post from? Or are we to go through thousands of posts looking for it. Why wasn't the original post noted. Are we all mind-readers? I don't think so.
Where was the thread and where did it originate from.
Gee, whiz, is that too much for us to ask for??

Kevin

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as you seem to have a problem
by jonah jones / May 2, 2005 3:33 PM PDT
In reply to: GEE Wiz

following a thread here is the original post...

explanation:
any URL with the letters c h i n will be ******** (farkled)...

further explanation:
c h i n is part of c h i n k which is derogotary for c h i n e s e...

ergo:
chinese embassy will come out as **********.com


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#%$#^% hit submit instead of edit :-(
by jonah jones / May 2, 2005 3:35 PM PDT

but i hope you get the idea...


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"Thank God I am not like other Men"
by nworley / May 2, 2005 9:39 AM PDT
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As many years as I have been contributing to the various forums, I did not know that certain words were verboten and censored. I remember that certain words were funny paper splashed with the obligatory @#$**9% to indicate a word not spoken in polite company, but I thought that it was done by the poster not a censor (Holy Roman Emperor!), now I find out it was left up to an automatic censor. I did know that the moderators had the power to erase an offensive poster, so I guess I am partially naive and ignorant.

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Thank God
by taboma. / May 2, 2005 3:24 PM PDT

Nworley, Watch out mentioning GOD. You might be censored also. Isn't this discussion so dumb? Give me a break!
For the others?
Want to discuss this issue? Go to *******.com or something like that. You know the website and how to post it!
All so needless!!

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Come-uppance *** contriteness
by nworley / May 2, 2005 11:14 PM PDT
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Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa.

Notice when I place c u m in-between Come-uppance and contriteness it is translated to ""

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(NT) (NT) "Congress Edicts a Magna *** Laude for President Bush"
by nworley / May 2, 2005 11:37 PM PDT
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