Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Forum Suggestions & User Assistance Have a suggestion for the forums? Need help with the Forums? Post here.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-21-14, 08:49 PM   #1
Professional Noob
Thread Starter
eicca's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Utah County, UT
Bikes: Frankenbike III (Cannondale Jekyll Carbon Team)
Posts: 110
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Disable Language Filter in Personal Options?

The language filter appears to be filtering the word "g-u-n."

Bring on the political debate, or let me disable this for my own personal reading.
eicca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-14, 09:15 AM   #2
Tom Stormcrowe
Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset.
Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike
Posts: 16,119
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It IS filtering that word because we are tired of the topic coming up constant,y in this BICYCLE forum. If we were a weapon forum, fine, but we aren
t, and most of the community does n't want to deal with this debate over and over again, so no, it's not going to be disabled because when these threads happen, flames come out and mystaff gets overworked. G U N talk can be done in P&R or Trollheim, and nowhere else. The filters are still in play, though because that is a global setting and cannot be given specific forum exceptions. In those 2 forums, it is also permitted to use tricks tp bypass the filter for g u n topics.

In the main forums, though, the topic is too controversial and divisive, so it's a banned topic in the mains.
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant
Tom Stormcrowe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-14, 10:18 AM   #3
Living 'n Dying in ¾-Time
JBHoren's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Greenacres, FL
Posts: 607
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Sadly, the across-the-board ban on G-U-N means that it cannot be used idiomatically, as in "The traffic light turned yellow, and I had to g-u-n it across the intersection."

So, we lose another word from the English language, to sit (in the closet?) together with g-a-y and q-u-e-e-r. When will it end?
1990 Bianchi Volpe
JBHoren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-14, 01:42 PM   #4
CbadRider's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: On the bridge with Picard
Bikes: Specialized Allez, Specialized Sirrus
Posts: 5,962
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Gay and queer aren't censored.
Originally Posted by Xerum 525 View Post
Now get on your cheap bike and give me a double century. You walking can of Crisco!!

Forum Guidelines *click here*
CbadRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-14, 02:39 PM   #5
Senior Member
RPK79's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: SE MN
Bikes: Fuji Roubaix Pro & Fuji Track Classic
Posts: 8,389
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 618 Post(s)
******* Jack is though. Which is awesome.
RPK79 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:31 AM.