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Kistaro Windrider, Reptillian Situation Assessor

Unfortunately, I Really Am That Nerdy

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The chat functions on GameTap are somewhat aggressively filtered. "Ass", for example, is forbidden.

This makes for very amusing conversations when talking about college classes.

Or maybe they just don't want us to go to school because that would interfere with playing their video games!

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"Class" is fairly easy to work around, but "amusement"? "This extension"? "Cockatrice"? The filter is a little on the aggressive side!

The comment about attributing to malice what can be explained by stupidity comes to mind here.

I also recall someone "censoring" the Bill of Rights this way. Ah, here it is, though it was the First Amendment:
"Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of s***ch, or the right of the people peacefully to ***emble, and to pe***ion the government for a redress of grievances."

Sucks. I had to lie to my 9-year-old why we couldn't register 'dplass' at Lego.com.

So auto-censorship can unintentionally teach swearwords.

Restroom graffiti taught me that before automatic censorship software ever did...

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