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#1 Jul 23 2012 at 1:32 PM Rating: Good
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It may be smart to filter it when it's capitalized as well.

Pedo doesn't seem to be filtered whereas pedo is filtered.
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Why is it even filtered?
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Mazra wrote:
Why is it even filtered?

Long story; don't ask.
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#4 Jul 23 2012 at 3:34 PM Rating: Excellent
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His Excellency Aethien wrote:
It may be smart to filter it when it's capitalized as well.

Pedo doesn't seem to be filtered whereas @#%^ is filtered.


edit: must just be that word for some reason. Swear filters seem OK.

Edited, Jul 23rd 2012 4:34pm by acprog
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#5 Jul 23 2012 at 5:10 PM Rating: Decent
acprog wrote:
Mazra wrote:
Why is it even filtered?

Long story; don't ask.



One might say that since the poster whose actions warranted the filter has been gone for years(banned, in fact, if I recall), that that specific filter has long since served its purpose.
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#6 Jul 23 2012 at 5:33 PM Rating: Good
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acprog wrote:
Mazra wrote:
Why is it even filtered?

Long story; don't ask.


I know the story, assuming it's the Skeeter thing, I was merely asking why it's still filtered.

Normally filters would be reserved for mature language, but pedo isn't a swearword. It's a variation of paedo-, which originates from Greek paido- and is the combining form (used in compound words) of paid-, meaning child. Philia originates from -philĂ­a, which is also Greek and means friendship or affinity.

Filtering 'pedo' because it is present in the word 'pedophilia' is like filtering 'necro' because it's in 'necrophilia', or 'ape' because it's in 'rape'.

It would take a Chewbacca defense (and nothing less) to keep it.

Edited, Jul 24th 2012 6:51pm by Mazra
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