I'm going talk about something that just happened after one of my posts. I'm not mad or anything I just want to pose the question and see what other players think. I would e-mail support if I thought it was a big deal but its just something that I will adjust to in the future.
Here's what happened:
I posted in a thread about summoner snap-shotting. A poster in that thread said that it was intended. I responded simply "Its not intended, that would be retarded". I very quickly got a PM that my post had been changed. The words "That would be retarded" had been removed. When I questioned the mod he said that due to their new policy my post had been changed because it was not civil and constructive.
I'm surprised how strict they are being. Does everyone think this is cool now or is this being far too strict? I'm not even sure how to feel about it.
The funny thing would be to confuse this with a hate thread and censor it.
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I don't think e-mailing support would help anything either. But I am interested to see what other players think, hence why I made the thread.
I was seriously surprised to see such a simply post be edited like that. I've has posts changed in the past but I was never surprised about those because they were always a bit over the line. This is the first time I couldn't believe it and messaged the mod back.
I mean, do you not understand "retarded" being a little off-color?
Or are you defending the use of the word as being completely non-offensive?
I don't think it should be looked at any worse than if I had said "That would be stupid".
Isn't this forum for adults?
Adults shouldn't be calling things retarded imo.
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