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Discussion in 'Site News and Updates' started by Davy Darkrage, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. Benjamin Calicovane

    Benjamin Calicovane Notorious Pirate

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    Honestly, I think that's the best choice in this kind of situation.

    It would be incredibly difficult to enforce what is defined as "too far" when there's a system that says "ok, you can do this, but only a little of it, too much will get you punished, but nobody knows what too much is."

    :)
     
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  2. John Foulroberts

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    I agree with this decision, actually. The current state of the community has proved to be a little too tumultuous for my liking to allow such a drastic change. Plus, there's too much grey area which would complicate things for both members and moderators.

    I was thinking an explicit mention of DOXing - so that it is clear. It should also be disclosed that DOXing will not be tolerated and will likely result in a long/permanent ban.
     
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  3. Captain Redhorn

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    Can we still expect the new rules tomorrow or will they be delayed with the change to swearing?
     
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  4. Captain Redhorn

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    For anyone wondering, we have decided the rules are NOT going into effect tomorrow as there is still some work to be done. There will also be a more official notice when they do go into effect.
     
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  5. DavyBluefoote

    DavyBluefoote Dockworker

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    I don't think the pirates of yesteryear spoke like the pirates of thisteryear. Finding the swearing of those pirates would be a challenge, and then there'd be a bevy of new swearin', cursin', and foul language.
     
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  6. William_Caine

    William_Caine Sea Legs

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    I agree Davy.. this is a game for all to enjoy .. hopefully Children too .. let us not forget them .. keep it clean and fun .. and keep a weathered eye on the Horizon..
     
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  7. Ember Heartless

    Ember Heartless Wanted Pirate

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    But would I really want my 13 or 11 year old to be a part of hearing those words more often than they do at school? You can get your point across without cussing.
     
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  8. Ember Heartless

    Ember Heartless Wanted Pirate

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    Thank you! Even as a middle age kind of, adult...I don't want to hear all that either.
     
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  9. MarkPlankwalker

    MarkPlankwalker Buccaneer

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    No. I could never deal with that, it would ruin the whole game for everyone.
     
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  10. Bort Greasegorb

    Bort Greasegorb Wanted Pirate

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    I agree. It would create envy for 18+ chats where there are no limits to chatting and the whole thing would spiral out of control. Either pick all ages, 13+ or 18+ but only one.
     
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  11. Julian Casablancas

    Julian Casablancas Pirate Apprentice

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    You hit the nail on the head with the "grey area"...
     
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  12. TeaboltKris2Sheds

    TeaboltKris2Sheds Swashbuckler

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    A definite No No! Never did it! Shame on anyone who has!
     
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  13. Boots

    Boots Wanted Pirate

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    There are plenty of voice chat communications out there for adult content, so people can chat it up all they want. I say as long as we can communicate well in game chat, be able to at least chat about any content in game, things should be good. Personally I wouldn't want to be held responsible or contribute in any way if I was a Dev, if someone of any age, happen to release person info and some predator or psycho got a hold of it.
     
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