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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 00:56:13

At 8/8/11 11:08 PM, chipotleaway wrote: I thought it was always acceptable here.

My ban record would say otherwise.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 01:26:25

At 8/8/11 11:14 PM, The-Great-One wrote:
At 8/8/11 11:10 PM, Erty wrote: Not to be picky or anything, but I don't see anything about it in the rules.
Try reading them again

The "BIG ONES"

- Using racist, sexist, homophobic or hateful language.

Well they are faggots lol.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 01:27:57

Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 01:29:40

At 8/9/11 01:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote: Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.

Oh damn.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 01:57:47

At 8/9/11 01:29 AM, Jedi-Master wrote:
At 8/9/11 01:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote: Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.
Oh damn.

And the BBS will come to a standstill for a week. it'll be april fools day '09 all over again.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:14:05

At 8/9/11 01:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote: Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.

Gimme mod, bitch!


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:24:50

At 8/8/11 11:14 PM, The-Great-One wrote:
At 8/8/11 11:10 PM, Erty wrote: Not to be picky or anything, but I don't see anything about it in the rules.
Try reading them again

The "BIG ONES"

- Using racist, sexist, homophobic or hateful language.

"faggot" isn't really a homophobic word.
Definitions of the word "faggot" from a dictionary:
(rare, _, in, _, US) A burning or smouldering piece of firewood.
(rare, dated, in, US) A burning or smouldering piece of firewood.
(rare, dated, _, in, _, US) A burning or smouldering piece of firewood.
(chiefly, British) A bundle of sticks tied together.
(obsolete) Burdensome baggage.
(obsolete, pejorative) An old woman.
(Irish, colloquial, pejorative, dated) A woman.
(Irish, colloquial, pejorative, obsolete) A woman.
(derogatory, vulgar, colloquial, dated, US, Canada, Australia) A male homosexual.
(derogatory, vulgar, colloquial, US, Canada, Australia) A male homosexual.
(pejorative, US, Australia, colloquial, gay culture) A male homosexual.
(pejorative, US, colloquial) An annoying person.
(pejorative, vulgar, US, colloquial) An annoying or inconsiderate person.
(obsolete, _, in, _, US) The cast off end of a smoked cigarette.
(UK, Australia, Ireland) (obsolete in North America) The cast off end of a smoked cigarette.
(chiefly, British) A meatball made from pork.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:29:32

At 8/9/11 02:24 AM, DeIirium wrote:

"faggot" isn't really a homophobic word.

This is a truth. No word is a bad word. Not even the infamous "n word." Certain words just happen to be great tools for hateful people.

Words don't kill people, guns kill people.

er-- something like that.
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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:30:08

At 8/9/11 01:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote: Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.

What EVER shall we DO?!

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:36:21

I don't think they really had a problem with people saying faggot. It's not like it's easy to offend the guys at Newgrounds, but I gather it's just a rule imposed to stop every 13 year old's second word in the forums turning to it.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:36:42

i need a fag but i can't find my lighter


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 02:38:35

At 8/9/11 02:36 AM, Struggle wrote: i need a fag but i can't find my lighter

Toaster, stove, oven, pilot light, fireplace, use your fucking head.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 03:03:02

It shouldn't be.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 03:26:03

Faggots and peas?

"Faggots" are real food, btw.

Faggot an acceptable word now?


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 04:09:27

At 8/8/11 11:14 PM, The-Great-One wrote:
At 8/8/11 11:10 PM, Erty wrote: Not to be picky or anything, but I don't see anything about it in the rules.
Try reading them again

The "BIG ONES"

- Using racist, sexist, homophobic or hateful language.

Homophobic would be saying something like "kill all homosexual people"

It's fucking called context people. If you're directly calling someone a faggot to insult them then that's bad. But if you're reffering to it in a differently definition or just the word itself then that would be fine.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 04:39:50

At 8/9/11 04:09 AM, Magic-Mushroom wrote: It's fucking called context people. If you're directly calling someone a faggot to insult them then that's bad. But if you're reffering to it in a differently definition or just the word itself then that would be fine.

I've read this a numerous times about the word "Fag" and "Faggot".
Thankfully that's no concern, since smart arsing your way round the BBS rules could also get you in trouble.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 05:09:38

Yeah, some douche even posted a thread with the word in the title yesterday.

c wut i did thar?
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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 05:11:38

Jamoke used to ban people all the time for it lol but he gone now for some reason.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:04:58

This is why I'm a bit cautious about posting the word "faggot" - I assume in a more light-hearted context it may be more acceptable to use, but I guess if you use it in all sincerity, with malicious intentions (this wouldn't count for trolls since nobody should be taking them as seriously as they do) then it might become a bannable offence. I don't know, that's just my speculation.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:08:43

People complained about it apparently which made Wade's thread get made a few years ago saying its banable, but since then people just don't seem to give a shit and aren't whining about being called a faggot anymore so no one bothers to do anything about it.

I got banned a year or so ago for using the word, nothing lately though. Well to be honest I haven't used the word faggot in a long time, I just don't find it fits my posting anymore.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:10:18

At 8/8/11 11:09 PM, FBIpolux wrote:
At 8/8/11 11:08 PM, chipotleaway wrote: I thought it was always acceptable here. The only word you cant say is the n word because its extra bad apparently.
See, that makes you a newb. It's been a banned word in like 2007 or something.

Ive been here since '06 with many different accounts.
I just never used the forums.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:35:48

At 8/9/11 06:08 AM, Ragnarokia wrote: People complained about it apparently which made Wade's thread get made a few years ago saying its banable, but since then people just don't seem to give a shit and aren't whining about being called a faggot anymore so no one bothers to do anything about it.

I got banned a year or so ago for using the word, nothing lately though. Well to be honest I haven't used the word faggot in a long time, I just don't find it fits my posting anymore.

I guess people just embraced their homosexuality (pony thing) and don't really care if people call them out or whatnot.

But that's just my theory.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:40:40

At 8/9/11 06:35 AM, FBIpolux wrote: I guess people just embraced their homosexuality (pony thing)

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Faggot an acceptable word now?


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:41:52

I still won't use it.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:46:21

At 8/9/11 01:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote: Looks like it's time to recruit more mods to keep up with all you rule breakers. Prepare for mass bannings.

Oh you.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:46:34

05's and before... still got it


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 06:51:09

At 8/8/11 11:10 PM, EDylan wrote: It may be acceptable, but doesn't mean everyone should use it all the time.

This is my opinion on it. You can use it once in a while, but (1) it makes you look immature, and (2) if you just fling it around calling everyone a faggot, you'll get banned.

The way I used it up there is okay, I think......I hope.....oh, fuck.....

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 07:40:03

It's acceptable when you're a guy and you're boning another guy.

It's also acceptable to say the "N" word and the "C" word during intercourse.

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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 08:05:30

At 8/9/11 08:02 AM, ClockworkSpace wrote: Why on earth would that word be banned?

Because people use it as an insult.


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Response to Faggot an acceptable word now? 2011-08-09 08:12:49

At 8/9/11 08:11 AM, ClockworkSpace wrote: You're a bundle of sticks Asandir! You're a weird meatball thing!

See? You broke my heart now!


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