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The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
  1. Names recalling notorious war criminals or personalities.
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  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
  7. On both the previous two, the moderators' views on the intention and impact of use of such symbols will be final - not yours. Please be understanding if you are advised to change something.
  8. In general, if a sig/avatar represents your allegiances in-game and is clearly "in part", it is likely to be fine; if the moderators feel you are trying to demonstrate unpalatable political allegiances, or to use it in an attempt to ridicule or provoke others you WILL be asked to change it. RO is NOT the place to make any extremist political statements of any kind.
Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.
A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




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  • [QUOTE=fiftyone;764748]In the name of the Holy ...
    Last edited by Moyako; 07-06-2011, 01:17 PM.

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    • Originally posted by Moyako View Post
      "You may not vote on any more threads today."

      Dammit.

      Well, here you go, fiftyone:
      I liked on your behalf


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      • Everybody gotta troll sometime, Red.

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        • Originally posted by mamoo View Post
          I liked on your behalf
          Did the same on behalf of our prophet
          edit: And myself of course, but can't +1 twice
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          • Originally posted by Alvin Fuchs View Post
            That is incorrect. I have merely admitted to downvoting posts that I do not agree with nor that I believe contain any substance whatsoever pertinent to the Historical subforum. The last time I checked, post rating was a form of opinion-based quality control. Seeing as I consider this thread a mockery of the Historical board, it only makes sense that I consider all of its content of poor quality.

            See, I'm torn here. I'd like to give this post a minus, for this bit ...

            This thread deserves to be pinned; in Off-Topic.

            ... but then I'd like to give it a plus, for this bit.


            So, WTF do I do now? I think I'll leave it alone, not rate it at all, since the plus and minus would just cancel.
            Last edited by Peter.Steele; 07-08-2011, 01:40 AM.
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            • I find it rather blasphemic to make the rather audacious statement that this thread does not belong in the history section. To do this would be to deny the glorious holy truth of the mighty and preach to false traktors instead! He will not have it!

              Do not be surprised if such doubting leads to a 122 mm shell of purification finding its way from the heavens into your life in the very near future ...

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              • The thread of IS2 has reached well beyond its own domain and beyond. It has reached beyond 70 pages. All of this has happened and is therefore history in its own right. IS2 shall stay in the history section and continue engraving its holy presence into the scriptures of time, a concept[time] that means absolutely nothing to the immortal steely machine god , IS2.

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                • Originally posted by slavek View Post
                  The thread of IS2 has reached well beyond its own domain and beyond. It has reached beyond 70 pages. All of this has happened and is therefore history in its own right. IS2 shall stay in the history section and continue engraving its holy presence into the scriptures of time, a concept[time] that means absolutely nothing to the immortal steely machine god , IS2.
                  We need to reach 152 pages!

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                  • Originally posted by Alvin Fuchs View Post
                    This thread deserves to be pinned; in Off-Topic.
                    Off-topic needs to be pinned in 'The holy subforum of the IS2'.
                    As should everything btw, since the IS2 is history and the future and everything it encompasses!
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                    • Originally posted by hockeywarrior View Post
                      I find it rather blasphemic to make the rather audacious statement that this thread does not belong in the history section. To do this would be to deny the glorious holy truth of the mighty and preach to false traktors instead! He will not have it!

                      Do not be surprised if such doubting leads to a 122 mm shell of purification finding its way from the heavens into your life in the very near future ...
                      Maybe because (blessed be his name), is not history. It exists in an eternal plane that mix past, present and future
                      Last edited by Moyako; 07-07-2011, 07:50 PM.

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                      • Originally posted by Alvin Fuchs View Post
                        This thread deserves to be pinned; in Off-Topic.
                        But Sir, it is already in off topic.





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                        • Cute. Podium.

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                          • Going to this thread and slagging off the subject matter is downright downvote farming.

                            Perhaps it's a badge of honour with Nazi RUs - "I got downvoted on every single thread I posted in... that showed those commies."

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                            Last edited by Nestor Makhno; 07-08-2011, 02:42 PM.

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                            • Originally posted by Alvin Fuchs View Post
                              Cute. Podium.

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                              • Originally posted by Nestor Makhno View Post
                                Perhaps it's a badge of honour with Nazi RUs
                                Funny. If only I belonged to a "Nazi" Realism Unit.

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