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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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  3. Use of obscenities and expletives.
  4. Blatant racism, mysogynism or many other "ism"s.
  5. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Nazism or Fascism; this does not include pics of soldiers who happen to have such symbols on their uniform, unless we feel this has been done to provoke. Please note that many Nazi symbols (including the Swastika) are still illegal in Germany and other countries and considered deeply offensive by many Europeans.
  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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  • Originally posted by Tet5uo View Post
    People who say "get over yourself" typically think themselves superior to the people they're talking down to.

    Irony is awesome.
    Oh Get over yourself!

    jk Tetsuo

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    • Originally posted by Raquel View Post
      Im not hating on battlefield, in fact i used to love battlefield, just not this full price reskinned bc2 that could very well be a BC2 mod

      if you think they wont charge for map packs, well, dunno why people insist in lying to themselves, the only reason why bf3 wont get modtools is so they can sell dlcs and a new battlefield game next year, just like they did with bc2, believe what you want, i'll be here to say i told you so when the time comes
      Sorry for answering so late^^
      Hm... I don't see it as a reskinned BC2. IMO it plays nothing like BC2. Okay.. maybe OP Metro, but not Caspian Border! Caspian Border plays very much like the good old BF games A shame that they took it out... Well, I'm also not sure about free Mappacks. We'll see. But they don't have such bad prices like ATVI. They are mostly pricing it okay.

      And, you're not right on 2 points:
      1. It's not sure yet if BF3 will get Modtools. They said they hear the community loud and clear because of modtools and the are discussing it.
      2. There won't be a new BF next year :P They already said, that they won't do a BF every year (no "main" BF. Games like BF:P4F for example don't count. Other DICE team did this). They said it would kill the series.

      But, Slowly i'm getting tired of OP Metro as the only beta map (Why can't DICE do the same as TW?? They should show us more maps ^^). And because of that I'm also playing RO2 very soon again =)
      Last edited by PsYcHo126; 10-02-2011, 09:58 PM.

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      • Im not playing this ATM because the honor system is bugged and achievements are bugged also. The game itself is great but I want to EARN my achievs and honor. I'm leve 80 already... ... I know TWI is working on a fix and I will return once this gets fixed.

        This game is GREAT FUN and I am playing Dead Island until this game gets the honor fixed. BF3 beta has no effect on me, BF3 is fun but that one map is getting boring lol.

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        • I'm not surprised, I played on the 14th of September and the day after. The game just didn't work. I tried again recently and it is just terribly disappointing.

          And now I discover the Darkest Hour servers are empty. RO2 has now destroyed and fractured the entire RO community.

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          • For the record, I'm still playing, I just haven't played in the last three days due to more important things in my life. No game breaking bugs for me, no issues with gameplay or things not being balanced.

            The game works just fine for me.... I just haven't been playing recently.

            I guess if anything, I could have been playing it too much and need a break for a couple of days.... but I've had legit excuses.

            I'll certainly be getting back into it when I have a chance.

            In regards to not finding many servers, I think the server browser still isn't 100%, as many of the servers available are not always showing up.

            http://www.gametracker.com/search/ro2/

            ^ Looking on here, there's 18 pages of available servers (483 Servers total) Though there's not many on those servers right now, it's either night time for most countries, or working hours where I live, so not many playing should be expected at this time.

            It'll all pick up soon enough.

            Originally posted by koalorka View Post
            I'm not surprised, I played on the 14th of September and the day after. The game just didn't work. I tried again recently and it is just terribly disappointing.

            And now I discover the Darkest Hour servers are empty. RO2 has now destroyed and fractured the entire RO community.
            Geez, Drama Queen much?

            DH was already pretty well dead before RO2 came out. I'd be lucky to find 2 populated servers for DH before RO2 was released. I'm actually seeing more RO:Ost servers now since RO2 was released, so I'd guess people just shifted from DH, back to RO1 and now to RO2.

            It happens.

            Originally posted by Nervous_Energy View Post
            Yet another thread complaining about lack of players.

            Roll on BF3, COD hopefully then alot of these lone solider jerks who have no idea about capturing points as a unit and using the momentum of that to spur you on further into the enemy`s layer to win the game.

            I dont care if there is only 64 players left, as long as i can get on that server and play.

            These forums are quickly turning into the same as the steam forums, a place of hate and animosity with very little substance.

            Could i be the only one, who actually enjoys this game with all its little quirks ?
            I enjoy the game and yes, I agree on your remark towards this place turning into the Steam forums.... it's getting kinda sad.
            Last edited by Cpt-Praxius; 10-03-2011, 12:37 AM.

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            • I'm waiting for the next patch before I play again. My friends and I have been trying the game after every patch hoping it fixes the major problems.
              [url=http://steamcommunity.com/id/wazups2x][img]http://cards.steamprices.com/eE5TRDUwMVVUMHM9.png[/img][/url]

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              • I already unistal it, i will keep coming to forums, to see if there are improvements on :
                -Less autos
                -Hit Reg at Close Range
                -Mods

                Cya.

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                  • hehehe Olivier, after seeing that pic, the first thing that came to my mind was the Harry Enfield's loadsamoney video

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                    • The majority of clans/people I know are all playing the BF3 beta and their HOS servers are empty. The grass is always greener you know..... But, I know they'll be back and will end up playing both in the end.

                      Unless BF3 releases mod tools, I don't see the point of getting it.

                      HOS runs fine for me and the gameplay is fun enough for now, although it's not exactly what I was expecting and hoping for. Too RnG-y for my taste on most maps. The mod makers will save it for me in the long run and hopefully some good maps too. Honestly, I'm not worried, there's enough like minded people in the community to make it into what I want and keep it alive.
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                      • I just want to see what it's like using an mg34 at 300+ meters....or just long range fights in general. Have to wait for custom maps first.

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                        • Originally posted by DiedTrying View Post
                          I just want to see what it's like using an mg34 at 300+ meters....or just long range fights in general. Have to wait for custom maps first.
                          I couldn't agree more. Need moar mannikkala, leningrad... good lord, just port all the goddamn maps from RO to RO2 D:

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                          • http://steamgraph.burstpixel.net/ind...rom=1316996877

                            Still dipping...

                            By next week player pop could be under 2,000.

                            Hard to say how the stat reset will go. It could bring some players back, it could run some off. I say it's a wash.

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                            • Originally posted by DiedTrying View Post
                              http://steamgraph.burstpixel.net/ind...rom=1316996877

                              Still dipping...

                              By next week player pop could be under 2,000.

                              Hard to say how the stat reset will go. It could bring some players back, it could run some off. I say it's a wash.
                              I know I will be back to try it out

                              Maybe I can get some XP for my squad leader now.
                              My LP thingy on Youtube: [URL]http://www.youtube.com/user/tomme25[/URL]

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                              • I'm only gone because something broke and I cant play, it just crashes.
                                Once I get that fixed I'll be back.
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