Bypassing TAZ’s Censor

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Feedback' started by Kevin, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. Kevin

    Kevin Oooh, something shiny!

    3,274
    912
    +1,024
    Wait, isn't trying to bypass the word censor a TAZ violation? :LOL:
     
  2. Pete

    Pete Flavours of Forums Forever

    1,682
    227
    +542
    Do as I say, not do as I do? :p
     
  3. The Sandman

    The Sandman Administrator

    28,564
    1,822
    +5,312
    No more so than using wtf, because I posted it using those characters (our built in censor would have made it all stars).
     
  4. Kevin

    Kevin Oooh, something shiny!

    3,274
    912
    +1,024
    While I posted the above in jest, your response makes me ponder then if PetePete is correct or if it really isn't a TAZ violation and the TAZ staff member who deleted my post some time back for posting to a *remote* link that had a far less profane 'curse' word in it, citing it being a TAZ rules violation, was over-reaching a bit. The world may never know.
     
  5. The Sandman

    The Sandman Administrator

    28,564
    1,822
    +5,312
    Technically, bypassing the censor means just that - for example by using alternate characters that resemble the letters in a censored word or linking to an image that shows the censored word. Using an abbreviation like wtf is different, as would be saying “f word” instead of ****.
     
  6. Kevin

    Kevin Oooh, something shiny!

    3,274
    912
    +1,024
    So Pete's answer it is then.
     
  7. The Sandman

    The Sandman Administrator

    28,564
    1,822
    +5,312
    Um, no... unless you’re suggesting I censor “wtf”.
     
  8. Kevin

    Kevin Oooh, something shiny!

    3,274
    912
    +1,024
    Depends, is there a TAZ rule (though not listed on the current https://theadminzone.com/help/terms) to prevent people from bypassing the censor or isn't there? Doing something like "F***" sure doesn't do much to hide what the intended word is; at the least it is much more apparent then "wtf".
     
  9. djbaxter

    djbaxter Tazmanian Veteran

    10,406
    917
    +405
    Oh good grief... is there ANYTHING people won't nit pick about on this site? :rolleyes:
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Also Wondering! Also Wondering! x 2
    • List
  10. Kevin

    Kevin Oooh, something shiny!

    3,274
    912
    +1,024
    If you reread how it started you'll see that it started in jest. ;)
     
  11. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Administrator

    6,212
    1,212
    +4,628
    I believe this thread has been split off from another so there may have been some loss of context.
     
  12. Pete

    Pete Flavours of Forums Forever

    1,682
    227
    +542
    And I wasn’t being serious in response. The definition of admin is rule maker, not rule taker.

    Apparently not, but isn’t that how forums continue to exist? :p
     
  13. Hauyser

    Hauyser illiterate.

    394
    142
    +145
    Can I get an amen in here?
     
  14. Pete

    Pete Flavours of Forums Forever

    1,682
    227
    +542
    Amen.
     
  15. fixer

    fixer “You're a daisy if you do!”

    756
    167
    +413
    My dixie wrecked because ice bank mice elf
     
  16. fixer

    fixer “You're a daisy if you do!”

    756
    167
    +413
    Can you not stay on topic in even one thread? Please?
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.