History Main / ScunthorpeProblem

25th May '16 6:16:43 AM LondonKdS
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* [=JournalFen=], famous as the home of Fandom Wank, blocks any comment (without explanation, for added confusion) with the word "cialis"[[note]]Trademark for tadalafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction[[/note]] in it, making it difficult comment about so'''cialis'''m or spe'''cialis'''ts or similar things. Before being widely known (and occasionally since), this led to some users wondering what the site admins had against socialist ideology. The Fandom Wank wiki [[http://wiki.fandomwank.com/index.php?title=Cialis&rcid=13769 gives advice]] on dealing with this.

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* [=JournalFen=], famous as the home of Fandom Wank, blocks any comment (without explanation, for added confusion) with the word "cialis"[[note]]Trademark for tadalafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction[[/note]] dysfunction and often mentioned in pharma spam comments[[/note]] in it, making it difficult comment about so'''cialis'''m or spe'''cialis'''ts or similar things. Before being widely known (and occasionally since), this led to some users wondering what the site admins had against socialist ideology. The Fandom Wank wiki [[http://wiki.fandomwank.com/index.php?title=Cialis&rcid=13769 gives advice]] on dealing with this.
23rd May '16 5:16:41 AM anza_sb
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* A Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}-related forum once censored the word "fag", reasonable enough, right? Except anytime that someone mentioned [[Creator/BillFaggerbakke Bill]] "[[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Patrick Star]]" [[Creator/BillFaggerbakke Faggerbakke]], the last name became "[=f*ggerbakke=]" (without the capitalization, either!), along with the less risque Rodger "Squidward Tentacles" Bumpass.

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* A Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}-related forum once censored the word "fag", reasonable enough, right? Except anytime that someone mentioned [[Creator/BillFaggerbakke [[Creator/BillFagerbakke Bill]] "[[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Patrick Star]]" [[Creator/BillFaggerbakke Faggerbakke]], [[Creator/BillFagerbakke Fagerbakke]], the last name became "[=f*ggerbakke=]" "[=f*gerbakke=]" (without the capitalization, either!), along with the less risque Rodger "Squidward Tentacles" Bumpass.
20th May '16 6:01:02 AM Josh47
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** [=MapleSEA=] censors out the letters "cb" because its short for a rude way to call someone in Singlish. One of the jobs that you can be in [=MapleStory=] is "Angeli'''c B'''uster". There's also the ring "Angeli'''c B'''lessing", as well as its dark and white variants.

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** [=MapleSEA=] censors out the letters "cb" "[[CountryMatters cb]]" because its short for a rude way to call someone in Singlish. One of the jobs that you can be in [=MapleStory=] is "Angeli'''c B'''uster". There's also the ring "Angeli'''c B'''lessing", as well as its dark and white variants.
18th May '16 3:20:22 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''MockTheWeek's Funniest Book of All Time'' fell victim to the TropeNamer in a list of "Unlikely things to hear from a continuity announcer":

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* ''MockTheWeek's ''Series/MockTheWeek's Funniest Book of All Time'' fell victim to the TropeNamer in a list of "Unlikely things to hear from a continuity announcer":
6th May '16 6:41:40 PM nombretomado
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* ''[=zOMG!=]'' used to have one of these. And then GaiaOnline's developers realized it was censoring B'''ass'''[='=]ken Lake, one of the major areas in the game. It also censored words in other languages, which would annoy English-speaking users who didn't understand why several mundane words kept getting censored.

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* ''[=zOMG!=]'' used to have one of these. And then GaiaOnline's Website/GaiaOnline's developers realized it was censoring B'''ass'''[='=]ken Lake, one of the major areas in the game. It also censored words in other languages, which would annoy English-speaking users who didn't understand why several mundane words kept getting censored.
3rd May '16 2:31:30 PM nomuru2d
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** ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsX'' has this problem with the party chat - from the start of the game, the censorship reached memetic levels with words like Orichal*** (Orichalcum, a rare crafting item), ***el (Jewel, the in-game premium currency), and s**** (skill). Thankfully, the problem is being gradually fixed with update patches.
2nd May '16 12:35:09 PM shokoshu
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** Even greater problem for Thais - one gets the feeling each 3rd surname ends on "-porn".
1st May '16 6:25:18 PM Quanyails
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* {{Wizard101}} has three levels of chat. Menu chat which allows play to only say things from a list of phrases. Open chat allows all words except ones on a small list of obvious curse words. But the fun comes in on text chat. Text chat players cannot say or see any word not from a very large list of words, this list does not include any numbers except "one" but it does include order numbers so players often refer to needing to beat "'''fifth''' more enemies." For a while players took advantage of this by swearing using capital letters (ex. Go to [=HELLo=]) until Kingsisle finally stopped allowing capitalizing letters.

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* {{Wizard101}} ''VideoGame/Wizard101'' has three levels of chat. Menu chat which allows play to only say things from a list of phrases. Open chat allows all words except ones on a small list of obvious curse words. But the fun comes in on text chat. Text chat players cannot say or see any word not from a very large list of words, this list does not include any numbers except "one" but it does include order numbers so players often refer to needing to beat "'''fifth''' more enemies." For a while players took advantage of this by swearing using capital letters (ex. Go to [=HELLo=]) until Kingsisle finally stopped allowing capitalizing letters.
1st May '16 6:23:16 PM Quanyails
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* VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft has a somewhat overzealous chat filter that apparently also censors words that sound like bad words (making conversation about the 5th of November or Dumbledore's phoenix kind of odd, for example).

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* VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' has a somewhat overzealous chat filter that apparently also censors words that sound like bad words (making conversation about the 5th of November or Dumbledore's phoenix kind of odd, for example).



* Humorously, VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds once muted you if ended a sentence with the word grape followed by a period or space. Yet, they have failed to censor semen from their swears list.

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* Humorously, VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds ''VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds'' once muted you if ended a sentence with the word grape followed by a period or space. Yet, they have failed to censor semen from their swears list.
1st May '16 6:03:28 PM Quanyails
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* ''VideoGame/{{Bakugan}}'''s MMO "Bakugan Dimensions" works off of a set dictionary of words. If what you type isn't in there, it's bleeped out. However, the dictionary is VERY poorly made and words such as "[[FourIsDeath Four]]", "True"(But not "tru") and "Rematch"(It's a battle game) are censored out.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bakugan}}'''s MMO "Bakugan Dimensions" works off of a set dictionary of words. If what you type isn't in there, it's bleeped out. However, the dictionary is VERY poorly made and words such as "[[FourIsDeath Four]]", "True"(But "True" (but not "tru") and "Rematch"(It's "Rematch" (it's a battle game) are censored out.
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