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Old 24.07.2021, 14:01
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You say that as if it’s a bad thing.
As anyone can see, the previous ‘liberal’ regime was all about agreeing with their viewpoint and getting shouted down or cancelled if you didn’t.
So far, this is not the current state of play.
What is your basis for your comment about "the previous ‘liberal’ regime" since you only joined one month ago?
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What is your basis for your comment about "the previous ‘liberal’ regime" since you only joined one month ago?
I read your Trump thread, and based my assumptions off that.
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Pesky little buggers them Googlebots

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hope this helps in pin pointing the offending post
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Here we go again.. it seems it's about me
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hope this helps in pin pointing the offending post
I assume English is not your mother tongue?
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I read your Trump thread, and based my assumptions off that.
So your comments about the "previous liberal regime" are fact-free
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Have you reported the comment?

Yep, hence me now posting here about it, because reporting it hasn't helped thus far.
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:21
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Yep, hence me now posting here about it, because reporting it hasn't helped thus far.
Just say the number # of the post!
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:26
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mods better react, otherwise CliiniMuus will make another long monologue how the mods didnt reply to her about some juridical stuff as well as here , deleting that horrible word. :facepalm:
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:40
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Yep, hence me now posting here about it, because reporting it hasn't helped thus far.
Is it #470?
“as if women are some retards”?
In this context, looks like absolutely nothing to do with anything to with the disabled.
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:46
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Have you reported the comment?
The issue is 3 or 4 posters report multiple posts a day, usually because they have baited someone & don’t like the response. Therefore their complaints get looked at later.

If a person who seldom reports, I will deal with it ASAP.

I am on a mobile phone which logs me out every time, I go to the link & can’t find the word in question. I will look again when at home

‘ It was previously used as a medical term. The verb "to retard" means to delay or hold back, and so "retard" became known as a medical term in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to describe children with retarded mental development.[5] Up until around the 1960s, the terms "moron", "idiot", "cretin" and "imbecile" were all genuine, non-offensive terms to refer to people with mental intellectual disabilities and low intelligence. These words were discontinued in that form when concerns arose that they had developed negative meanings, with "retard" and "retarded" replacing them.[6][7] After that, the terms "handicapped" (United States) and "disabled" (United Kingdom) replaced "retard" and "retarded". Disabled is now considered the more polite term in the United States as well.’

I have removed the offensive word,
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:47
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schogiweggli obviously yes, that's the only comment /word that can refer to what Cliinimuus is suggesting.

She is right though, because newer generations have been indoctrinated into that type of reasoning and thinking. So, I used "being a retard" which we all know is an euphemism .. Since a mentally disabled person is having an illness in a pejorative way we say "he/she is a retard"

This comes down to the fact how in our everyday talk we need now to be careful how we use words like that. Because it's (supposed) to be offensive to the people who have that disability.
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Old 24.07.2021, 14:51
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Very soon the word 'disability' will also be questionable.. just like genders , the words mum and dad are out as well and will be considered "rude"...

I dont know how to explain to Cliinimus the joy of us people who like tennis and when we're on a forum there's this whole thing about being "a rafatard" "fedtard" "djokotard" .. and how it's just an informal speech that's been around for generations and didnt really do much harm , many other things really do but there's no indoctrination about them.
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…. just like genders , the words mum and dad are out as well and will be considered "rude"...
I’m offended!
You mean birthing parent and second biological parent surely?
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I assume English is not your mother tongue?
Assumptions are free. I take it this your “payback” for my questioning your reading comprehension on another thread where you tried to wriggle free after accusing me of racism under cover of “it was a general observation”.
Well, this is a specific statement, Marton: if it isn’t pretty obvious that I picked another post from the one that Chlinimuus really meant, it’s not just your selective reading comprehension which should be questioned
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Actually it doesnt matter if it's biological or adoptive... also , they started banning words like "breastfeeding" it is now chestfeeding (because breastfeeding is insulting to the ones who see themselves as women but are a biological male) ...maternity wards also changed to something gender neutral
also they are trying not to use the word "mother" but something more gender friendly

https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/pa...1428746f9dca89

https://www.smh.com.au/world/europe/...10-p571b7.html

https://www.bigissue.com/latest/is-l...er-and-father/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...s-mothers.html
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mods better react, otherwise CliiniMuus will make another long monologue how the mods didnt reply to her about some juridical stuff as well as here , deleting that horrible word. :facepalm:
Since you know it was you and the word you used is offensive why didn’t you just go back and edit yourself rather than making stupid posts about it?

OK, you and Schoggiweghki decided to make it even worse.
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The issue is 3 or 4 posters report multiple posts a day, usually because they have baited someone & don’t like the response. Therefore their complaints get looked at later.

If a person who seldom reports, I will deal with it ASAP.

I am on a mobile phone which logs me out every time, I go to the link & can’t find the word in question. I will look again when at home

‘ It was previously used as a medical term. The verb "to retard" means to delay or hold back, and so "retard" became known as a medical term in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to describe children with retarded mental development.[5] Up until around the 1960s, the terms "moron", "idiot", "cretin" and "imbecile" were all genuine, non-offensive terms to refer to people with mental intellectual disabilities and low intelligence. These words were discontinued in that form when concerns arose that they had developed negative meanings, with "retard" and "retarded" replacing them.[6][7] After that, the terms "handicapped" (United States) and "disabled" (United Kingdom) replaced "retard" and "retarded". Disabled is now considered the more polite term in the United States as well.’

I have removed the offensive word,
I asked because I wasn’t sure if the poster in question was aware of the report function since they are relative newbies.

In the meantime it appears a couple of posters have decided to behave like children so you’re probably going to have to do a bit more editing.
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