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I wonder about our Moderators.
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:04 AM

C'Mon ladies and gents!

        There names out there that were never considered a Bad word. When they are used in context you star them out. Why? They are NOT presented in an officious or Cursing manner. Steve is never starred out and it is a shortening of Stephen or Stephan! Why did you do this with the shortened name for Richard?

       Gosh, when I was a kid I was NEVER called Gary! I was called Gar by my friends. What's the big deal? English and it's use was not, nor has it intended to be insulting to those called by those shortened versions. Get A Life !! Would You !

       Take the folks Cooper or Smith! Where do you folks think those names came from. It wasn't their real names back then. It was because of what they did. Smith came from Blacksmith and Cooper from Barrel Makers. Check the history before you anger someone by blackening out or starring out a perfectly legitimate name !!!

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Posted by the Baron on Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:18 AM

It's not the moderators, it's software that does it.  Some call it "nannyware".

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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Posted by Tanker-Builder on Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:39 AM

Hi Barob!

      You Know the last thing I need, Having had a varied career that also required teaching the language and it's shortcuts is an Electronic Nanny! The words are there in many Comic Book collections and Newspapers that still occassionally run those old strips!

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Posted by Tojo72 on Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:24 PM

You could do this, I used to go to a great hobby shop in Cranford NJ called Dic*k''s Hobbyland

Owner was a great old guy Dic*k Townley

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Posted by Cadet Chuck on Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:54 PM

Don't forget the ever-popular *** Tracy.

Somehow, Richard Tracy does not sound right, for a detective.

Computer, did we bring batteries?.....Computer?

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Posted by Tanker-Builder on Thursday, March 25, 2021 4:21 PM

Thank You!

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Posted by the Baron on Friday, March 26, 2021 8:11 AM

To mention a particular chain of art supply stores, I just write, "Richard Blick".  The nannyware will asterisk it out, otherwise.

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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Posted by GMorrison on Friday, March 26, 2021 9:54 AM

So, good question and one that new members often ask.

The reason, as stated by the 'moderators' some time ago; is to keep down the heat in inter-member flame wars. 

This forum is the only one I spend any time on, anymore. Sure, there's a couple more, one cooking and one gardening, plus some religion related ones. But when the moderator is a Father, things stay pretty calm if the poster isn't a troll.

Even Next Door eventually went to hell when product influencers and political misinformation operations found ways into it.

And of course the last point is, "their house, their rules".

I was banned once for good, and when I did get back, I had a completely different mindset about being a member.

Yes, some probably still think I'm a *******, but at least I try.

 

Bill

 

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Friday, March 26, 2021 12:35 PM

Cadet Chuck

Don't forget the ever-popular *** Tracy.

Somehow, Richard Tracy does not sound right, for a detective.

 

I built that tubular space car thing from this detective series, an old reissue by Polar Lights. Yeah, it blanked out the first name.

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Posted by Justinryan215 on Friday, March 26, 2021 12:58 PM

the Baron

To mention a particular chain of art supply stores, I just write, "Richard Blick".  The nannyware will asterisk it out, otherwise.

 

 

why not "Rick Blick"  then it just looks like you cant spell!  lol

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Posted by Eaglecash867 on Friday, March 26, 2021 1:12 PM

the Baron

To mention a particular chain of art supply stores, I just write, "Richard Blick".  The nannyware will asterisk it out, otherwise.

 
Heh...even they have changed the name of their store to just Blick.  Still have the old name for their web address though.

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Posted by the Baron on Friday, March 26, 2021 2:50 PM

Justinryan215
 
the Baron

To mention a particular chain of art supply stores, I just write, "Richard Blick".  The nannyware will asterisk it out, otherwise. 

why not "Rick Blick"  then it just looks like you cant spell!  lol

 
Don't be a Richard, Justin! Big Smile

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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Posted by the Baron on Friday, March 26, 2021 2:56 PM

Eaglecash867
 
the Baron

To mention a particular chain of art supply stores, I just write, "Richard Blick".  The nannyware will asterisk it out, otherwise. 

 
Heh...even they have changed the name of their store to just Blick.  Still have the old name for their web address though.
 

Yeah, I saw "Blick Art Materials" on the site.  That's sad.

We have a local undergrad college, outside of Philly, that used to be called Beaver College.  Coincidentally, it was a women's college till 1972.  They changed their name 20 years ago, to "Arcadia College".  I thought that was lame, that they should have embraced their history.

That just reminded me of the joke from "Austin Powers", from the alternate endings:

"Tired of the teasing about her name, Alotta Fagina had it legally changed, to...Sandy, Fagina."

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, March 26, 2021 4:40 PM

D i c k s Sporting Goods

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

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Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, March 26, 2021 4:40 PM

Dicks sporting goods. 

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

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Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, March 26, 2021 4:41 PM

D i c k Tracy

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

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Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, March 26, 2021 4:42 PM

*** Tracy. 

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

Ask me about Speedway Decals

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Posted by GMorrison on Friday, March 26, 2021 9:43 PM

moby ***

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, March 26, 2021 10:11 PM

*** Button

*** Butkus

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, March 26, 2021 10:12 PM

*** cat

Thanks,

John

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, March 26, 2021 10:12 PM

Ball state university 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Modeltruckbuilder on Saturday, March 27, 2021 5:23 AM
Attempting to circumvent the 'bad word filter' at MCM will get you suspended or banned. Blah blah blah.... What a bunch of Richards
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Posted by midnightprowler on Saturday, March 27, 2021 7:25 AM

yeah the mods there are quite anal retentive. They deleted a thread on the death of Rush Limbaugh even tho NOTHING political was said.

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

Ask me about Speedway Decals

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