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Old 07.10.2011, 10:40
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

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Again, the ban wasn't for just this one post. People are rarely ever banned for one post around here (unless it's spam, of course).

...but since you asked, the word is the nastiest term there is for lady bits. In American English it is (by extension) an extremely rude word to call a lady; in British and Irish English it is an extremely rude word to call a man. Make of that what you will

and its the only bit they had to cut out of life of brian (john cleese shouting it, got dubbed into clutz) so it must be bad!!

see what I did there, mixed that naughty word in with religion and comedy, the op will be having an orgasam over that, we are allowed to say orgasam arn't we??
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Its first appearance in the Oxford English Dictionary was in 1972, which cites the word as having been in use since 1230 in what was supposedly a London street name of "Gropecunte Lane". It was, however, also used before 1230, having been brought over by the Anglo-Saxons, originally not an obscenity but rather a factual name for the vulva or vagina. Gropecunt Lane was originally a street of prostitution, a red light district. It was normal in the Middle Ages for streets to be named after the goods available for sale therein, hence the prevalence in cities having a medieval history of names such as "Silver Street" and "Fish Street". In some locations, the former name has been bowdlerised, as in the City of York, to the more acceptable "Grape Lane".[

Wikipedia has some interesting takes on it's origin. I suggest you look there for a explanation.

Dutch use "wishing cancer on someone" as a insult. Nice eh.
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

I'm personally offended that most of you find the "c-word" the most offensive in the English language. Who gives you all the right to decide what's rude and what's not? Some of my happiest moments have included that word...

Much overused and abused as it is, I have a much more suitable candidate. By my own high standards, I'm unwilling to share this word with you, other than to state that it is so rude that even the EF filter won't catch it. I might whisper it in a PM if someone requires a new rude word of the day though.
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

Just give it a rest S&R. These is one of those battles that even if you win, you'd end up losing more with them members of EF.

If you are wondering : yes, people here can get away with some pretty seriously offensive comments without having to used bad words. The trick, I guess, is learning to play that game.

up your british humor skills and so, and you should be ready to go.

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I'm personally offended that most of you find the "c-word" the most offensive in the English language. Who gives you all the right to decide what's rude and what's not? Some of my happiest moments have included that word...

Much overused and abused as it is, I have a much more suitable candidate. By my own high standards, I'm unwilling to share this word with you, other than to state that it is so rude that even the EF filter won't even catch it. I might whisper it in a PM if someone requires a new rude word of the day though.
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up your british humor skills and so, and you should be ready to go.
Now there's an oxymoron.
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No; it's not rhubarb, but I like your line of thinking......
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Just give it a rest S&R. These is one of those battles that even if you win, you'd end up losing more with them members of EF.

If you are wondering : yes, people here can get away with some pretty seriously offensive comments without having to used bad words. The trick, I guess, is learning to play that game.

up your british humor skills and so, and you should be ready to go.

Oh shut up Ouchboy you're such a c.....

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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

I regularly type an "obscene" word into EF (a few times yesterday, once today so far).

If they'd change one of their silly rules, then I wouldn't need to.
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Now there's an oxymoron.
someone needs to strap LiB to a chair ( heard he enjoys that ) and put 6 hrs. of Basil Fawlty on the DVD.

what do they call that?... Immersion therapy
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Now there's an oxymoron.
ah yes sorry.. humour...
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

I thnk Mathnut and other Mods should become more like Judge Judy...

She rarely takes time to explain. Her court , her rules, shaddap and sit down or I will have you removed...

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I thnk Mathnut and other Mods should become more like Judge Judy...
on that day............



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on that day............




Some say that has already happened....
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Some say that has already happened....
ya think so mr. Man ?
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ya think so mr. Man ?
maybe...

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You want to join an Emmentaler gun club?
only if I can bring my Japanese interns
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Re: Need some simple clarification on why I was banned from any decent mod.

I was never warned or got a single PM from any mod in the time I have been here. So yes the ban was out of the blue as far as I am concerned. Neither did I get any warning for using an offensive word on the offensive words thread

The other thing is that I did not use the word on anyone ie. I did not call someone a K. It was a light hearted post so I like how it is being turned into as if I was attacking someone with that word in an argument.

Fact is I got banned few minutes after replying to Douglas Breakfast on the religion thread and after sending a reply via PM to his red card.
Who did I get banned by? Economisto, the other guy who did not like my views with regard to God on the religion thread.

My question is why is Mathnut going out of the way to cloud the actual reason why I was banned? You can all lie to look good but DB, Economist and Mathnut you should know that Jesus is watching and knows all lol
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Old 07.10.2011, 11:22
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I was never warned or got a single PM from any mod in the time I have been here. So yes the ban was out of the blue as far as I am concerned. Neither did I get any warning for using an offensive word on the offensive words thread

The other thing is that I did not use the word on anyone ie. I did not call someone a K. It was a light hearted post so I like how it is being turned into as if I was attacking someone with that word in an argument.

Fact is I got banned few minutes after replying to Douglas Breakfast on the religion thread and after sending a reply via PM to his red card.
Who did I get banned by? Economisto, the other guy who did not like my views with regard to God on that thread.

My question is why is Mathnut going out of the way to cloud the actual reason why I was banned? You can all lie to look good but DB, Economist and Mathnut you should know that Jesus is watching and knows all lol
I go just three words for you mate:

let.it.go
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