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Q: Posts deleted for "bad language"

 

Every second or third thing I post on the main site gets deleted, supposedly because of "bad language" (specifically "shit" or "bullshit"). Does anyone actually find these words offensive?

 

I only ask because last month you featured this article, which includes directions on how to say "fuck", "fuck off" and "bitch" in Chinese.

 

Secondly, if you think stories about rape with pictures like this...

 

 

...are less shocking than someone saying "bullshit", I can only conclude you are a rapist.

 

In summary: This shit is bullshit.

 

4 years 38 weeks ago in  Family & Kids - China

 
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I believe that Jay said it best...

Fuck fuck fuck.

Motha motha fuck,
motha motha fuck fuck.

Motha fuck motha fuck
Noische noische noische.

1, 2 1, 2, 3, 4 noische noische noische.

Smoking weed smoking wiz.

Doing coke drinking beers
drinking beers beers beers.

Rolling fatties smoking blunts
Who smokes the blunts?
We smoke the blunts?
We smoke the blunts and smokin em

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I saw that on the main page today. I did not click because I thought the image was disturbing.

 

Now... show me a photo of a woman with a short skirt, a crop top, bright red lipstick smashing a rapist cunts head with a baseball bat..... I would click that.

 

Show me a photo of a kiddie fiddler having his balls cut off and stuffed up his arse.

 

Don't show me a victim.... Because some fucked up pervert bastard will most likely be spanking his monkey and shooting his load against the shower window.

 

Sexual violence.... no no no no fucking no.

 

No.

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Ohh, stop complaining!

Any-yy-hou, what did you do to get your belly muscles in that form?

I think word 'bullshit' is profoundly obscene word when written. I always get flashes, when I see it in articles (of yours).angel

I completely agree with 'other cat'.

However, I'm thinking you could also use capitals instead, and nobody would argue your 'belly button' avatarbroken heart.

BuTT...again I'm Non, so what do I know.

 

P.S.

Always copy written text, before you hit 'enter' button. Then, if deleted just c&p, and avoid using the word in dispute.

Can you play chess? I'm into the games today.

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I also have had posts deleted. To be honest, it surprised me. I have lived in Asia/China for a very long time, but I guess I were previously conditioned into believing that a person can say anything she/he wants. The funniest thing about it though was that what I posted would not even raise an eyebrow in the US.  Some peeps are very sensitive I guess.  I have an idea,,,  let's call Orwell,,,, he would love this.

Note to the censors: censorship is at best, a stop-gap measure

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i have had this problem at universities, some naive kid telling me not to use the f bomb in class, i always tell them how am i supposed to control my language when i have been doing this for 50 years. go f yourself and tell my boss the same, never been fired for foul language and would not care if it did happen, cant change my stripes now, too late. i usually f bomb for the computer problems and internet, sometimes patton rolls over in his grave and smiles at me. good job.

i do wonder sometimes if the content of this website leans against females and has that chinese male boss, female servant attitude in the articles that are posted on here, are there any females that help run ecc. makes you wonder,

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I've also had comments deleted. One for calling an article shit, with valid reasons. As long as the words are not used to insult other users I don't agree with the censorship 

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This is what's weird about China. You can't show anything sexual on TV, but killing hundreds of Japanese soldiers, having them blow up, barely blurring out a dead body on the news, that's all ok. 

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just say bullchit

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Within the last few weeks i know there was a comment from one (quite new) poster suggesting that another poster kill himself - thankfully that was removed.

 

whereas this is a public forum and a certain amount of strong language is expected, it is not a Sunday school where we all have to be 'harmonious' and watch our 'P's and Q's'.

Compared to a lot of the other forums that are available ECC is quite clean and respectful.

Granted most of the posters on here are guys, strangely enough it was the late, not so lamented Vicky/Strawberry that used the most inappropriate language most often.

 

ECC's censorship 'policy' seems to be based more on 'hurt feelings' of the staff than the sensibilities of the posters themselves.

Hence, it seems to be more acceptable the have articles on violence against women - as ScotsAlan pointed out, than robust banter on other topics.

 

keep up the good work ECC 

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I agree with Sorrel, it depends on who the bad words are aimed at. Most of my comments if they are too anti chinese get deleted once the story is no longer on the front page. No reason is given since I probably didn't break any news.

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I believe that Jay said it best...

Fuck fuck fuck.

Motha motha fuck,
motha motha fuck fuck.

Motha fuck motha fuck
Noische noische noische.

1, 2 1, 2, 3, 4 noische noische noische.

Smoking weed smoking wiz.

Doing coke drinking beers
drinking beers beers beers.

Rolling fatties smoking blunts
Who smokes the blunts?
We smoke the blunts?
We smoke the blunts and smokin em

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i believe the policy has to do with complaints. every now and then a wumao might run our comments through a translator and get enraged at the poignancy. then he reports abuse.

to us it seems so totally arbitrary, but admin is merely deleting these randomly flagged topics based on the seriousness of the complaint. by seriousness i mean a complaint like "i know people high up and will ask them why eChinacities is allowed to operate bla bla". in my country, moderators would have to be consistent and justify your infraction. but this is China.

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