Could youse guys help me clear this up...?

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  1. scotlass

    scotlass <b><font color=red>Proud Redhead</b><br><font colo

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    I was posting on a thread about the Oscars last night and I got a Dis warning.:eek:

    I was so happy Slumdog was winning i said " Woo-Hoo , Slumdog is kicking _ _ _ "

    But i posted as an a then * then an other *.


    I only posted it like that for affect.


    The word crap was used twice on the same thread and I find that more offensive.



    Sorry if this post isnt making any sense but its hard to explain.
     
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  3. emily1982

    emily1982 <font color=purple>Esteemed and very valued DIS Ve

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    Prehaps it was an American moderator who picked it up and figured one word is worse than the other. I don't personally think it is.
     
  4. T16GEM

    T16GEM <font color=blue>I must have a funnel cake when I'

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    Personally I think that the dis warnings are stupid, they are dished out when they aren't really necessary. just a simple deletion and a pm to say please don't use that word again. I thought all "bad" words were meant to get starred out - like this ***
     
  5. mandymouse

    mandymouse <font color=red>If It's Not A Bahama Mama Then I'm Moderator

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    There is a filter system on the DIS that will asterisk words out that they find to be unsuitable. This is an American based website, so words we may find OK, they don't, and I know quite a few words that are allowed on here that we would probably find unsuitable

    Don't try to get round the filter system either, or the Moderators will issue infractions. Here's the guidelines for anyone who hasn't read them before

    http://www.wdwinfo.com/guidelines.htm
     
  6. tony64

    tony64 <font color=blue>Should've been a Cowboy<br><font

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    I have used c.u.s. ( without the full stops) as an abreviation of because and have no idea why that's not allowed.
     
  7. scotlass

    scotlass <b><font color=red>Proud Redhead</b><br><font colo

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    That one confused me to ?

    I use c.o.s ( without the stops ) all the time in writing as a short because,what could it be picked up as ?? :confused3
     
  8. scotlass

    scotlass <b><font color=red>Proud Redhead</b><br><font colo

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    I had starred it out myself...altho I actually dont know why !!

    My only thot was maybe the Mod saw it starred out and just Issue a warning without actually looking at the word.
     
  9. florida sun

    florida sun Mrs Christopher Eccleston wannabe! Moderator

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    Just to clarify this point, A dis warning is simply that, as you have stated, a warning to please not do it again, no points are issued with a warning, and it is normally attached with a small note of explanation of why the post has been edited. Nobody apart from the poster that has been issued the warning can see it either. Its exactly the same as a pm to say the the post has been edited/deleted:)
     
  10. florida sun

    florida sun Mrs Christopher Eccleston wannabe! Moderator

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    I believe that the warning was issued because you starred out the word yourself, hence like Mandy explained trying to get around the word filter, it is always best to put in the full word and wait and see if the word filter kicks in itself, which it should do if the word is not allowed on the dis.:)
     
  11. scotlass

    scotlass <b><font color=red>Proud Redhead</b><br><font colo

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    Hey thats cool.

    Roolz is Roolz....:thumbsup2

    But can youse help with the c.o.s bit.

    Every time i do it i sit and wonder why....usually for a very long time.

    Sad but true.:laughing:
     
  12. florida sun

    florida sun Mrs Christopher Eccleston wannabe! Moderator

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    To be honest, I have no idea on this one,:rotfl2: but it must be in the filter for reasons that I dont know, however you have set me a challange to find out and I will see what I can do:)
     
  13. aaronandterri

    aaronandterri <font color=darkorchid>We love disney!<br><font co

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    lol i think the power goes to some peoples heads sometimes!
     
  14. mandymouse

    mandymouse <font color=red>If It's Not A Bahama Mama Then I'm Moderator

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    LOL, me and Tony were just PMing about that one a few minutes ago. We both did google searches and couldn't figure that one out :confused3 :rotfl2:
     
  15. Claire L

    Claire L <font color=blue>Enjoys a good broadway show<br><f

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    I also tried that a while ago and am none the wiser now. Although I will add that I find the word 'because' a much better alternative.

    Claire ;)
     
  16. wishspirit

    wishspirit <font color=teal>When you wish upon a star!<br><fo

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    C.U.S can be used as another word for swearing in America.

    C.O.S- I put into Urban Dictionary, it has a few dodgy meanings, but none in common usage I don't think.
     
  17. orlandothebeagle

    orlandothebeagle Gotta love the beagles.

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    Even inocent words can be *** out, same as laugh, I was trying to tell some one about something and posted it so they could go to the web site, I got points! I was gob smacked and felt stupid, and like a 12 yo, I think it is good they actually warned you, I done it very inncocently but :rolleyes1 I read the rules after that.
     
  18. T16GEM

    T16GEM <font color=blue>I must have a funnel cake when I'

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    the c.o.s gets starred out because last july time there were a lot of bannings from the US boards because of a site that they were using to bad mouth the dis and members of it, the c.o.s is the abbreviated name of it and the US mods banned the abbreviated name too. They don't use c.o.s on the US boards as they usually say cause or because.

    HTH
     
  19. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

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    i have always wandered why that gets starred out :rotfl2:
     
  20. aaronandterri

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    ahh learn something new everyday, i remember that site!
     
  21. natalielongstaff

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