Having the word "cancer" filtered out in chat filter

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by SuperSmacker, Jan 13, 2018.

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  1. SuperSmacker

    SuperSmacker New Member

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    Recently I got muted for an hour saying something is cancer... i didn't know that saying something is cancer is inappropriate behavior. Which is why i suggest adding "cancer" to the chat filter.
    Pros -
    People wont say cancer. People know it's not allowed
    Cons -
    Not rly anything, since it's not like you would ever need to say the word cancer unless u want to use it the way i got muted for...
     
  2. Voultronix

    Voultronix Active Member

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    Just because cancer affects 1 in 4 people so it' insensitive to use it innapropriately
     
  3. xArcuz

    xArcuz Member

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    In one way I agree with you, however, it should be obvious that speaking of this topic in public is very inappropriate.
     
  4. ItsDemo_

    ItsDemo_ Sr. Moderator Staff Member

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    Certain words and phrases used on the internet are not appropriate for PokeFind. As we try to be a family friendly server we try keeping any form of insensitive words and phrases from being used on the server.
     
  5. XD001ShadowLugia

    XD001ShadowLugia Member

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    Ty another reason why people are getting muted for filter bypass saying f doesnt mean the cuss word it could mean frigrator or fire or flareon or anything that starts with f not the cuss word #pokefindtoostrict
     
  6. ItsDemo_

    ItsDemo_ Sr. Moderator Staff Member

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    It depends on the context of how they use the word. Saying F in chat by its self is usually ok. But saying other things that would portray it as a curse word is not ok.
     
  7. cuddlycreeper98

    cuddlycreeper98 Sr. Moderator Staff Member

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    Pokefind is a kid friendly server. Although not every word we coin as inappropriate is filtered, it does not mean that you are able to say it, especially if directed towards another player ( Ex. "You're cancer!" ) or saying something inappropriate in general ( Ex. "Dragonite is cancer" ). Adding cancer to be a censored word would be nice to have, though we would still have people bypassing the censor to use it in inappropriate ways. Thank you for the good suggestion! :D