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Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:08 am

I don't care one way or another but it is up to everybody here. I can handle cuss words though I don't swear a whole lot.

Though my two younger sisters with their mouths constantly increase our sewer bill.
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Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:37 pm

I think we should have the option of turning off the filter via the UCP.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:48 am

Prog wrote:I think we should have the option of turning off the filter via the UCP.
I agree:)
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:20 am

Unfortunately, I don't think that is possible with phpBB. I could be wrong though.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:14 pm

U8oL0 wrote:Unfortunately, I don't think that is possible with phpBB. I could be wrong though.
Aw man!
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:09 pm

U8oL0 wrote:Unfortunately, I don't think that is possible with phpBB. I could be wrong though.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:11 pm

Thats the same on my forum as well i have word cencoring on for the entire board but each user could turn it off for them selfs.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:51 pm

From my knowledge, this feature is not enabled by default, and might have to be added with a mod. I know for sure that this feature is not pre-enabled upon forum installation. There might be a setting in the ACP.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:04 pm

Prog wrote:
U8oL0 wrote:Unfortunately, I don't think that is possible with phpBB. I could be wrong though.
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When I say phpBB, I mean the base version of phpBB, without any mods, and I don't think it's possible to accomplish that without the correct mod. Once again, I could still be wrong. :wink:
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:05 pm

Yes I quickly looked through a fresh phpBB3 install, and didn't find that setting. I may have missed it, but you are probably correct.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:08 pm

I am not sure how I feel about this. I think preventing someone from unblocking what Andrew choses to "blank" out allows him to prevent things like certain names or websites from being revealed. I think he should posses that control, it is his forums.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:20 pm

We block certain names as well as cuss words so that when search engine bots "crawl" our forum and make an index, those words are not directly included.

One example is a particular security system company with a three letter name that we all love to hate.
I don't want the forum to show up in search results for that company and maybe get us in trouble somehow.

I will not be allowing users to override the content filter, even if they are the ones who would be seeing it anyway, for that reason.

Now if there is some new derogatory slang word or a cuss word that we didn't censor that you feel should be, send one of the admins a PM and someone will add it to the list, if it's bad enough.
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:23 pm

Wait, (Uh... It wasn't...) is censored?
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Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:40 pm

No it's the (forums that shall not be named)
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Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:03 pm

Nathan wrote:No it's the (forums that shall not be named)
I tried typing the website name, but it was not censored by the forum.
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