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JackTraven
Maryland Fan
District of Colombia
Member since Aug 2016
1586 posts

Use of the word “retard”
Can we start doing something about the word “retard”? Editing it, banning it?

I know I don’t have any clout here but that word is just offensive, hateful, inappropriate and unkind. Makkng fun of people that can’t help it just seems mean and trashy.

I love the rant and there’s nothing wrong with swearing etc. but every time I read that word I cringe. We’re in 2018.

Anyway I hope you all as admins really think about It consider doing something to eliminate its use.


KSGamecock
South Carolina Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since May 2012
22071 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
I disagree on the banning or editing but a solution that might work for everyone is adding it to the vulgarity filter and have it asterisked out. Users could then chose to enable the filter under their profile if they didn’t wish to see it.


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1BIGTigerFan
LSU Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Jan 2007
16880 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Banning words is so 1600's.


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MykTide
Alabama Fan
Member since Jul 2012
17251 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Retarded fricking thread.


Tractor Tug60
LSU Fan
South Texas
Member since Apr 2018
1044 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Give it a rest, it the day after Thanksgiving.


momentoftruth87
Arkansas Fan
Member since Oct 2013
22725 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Why is it always people with under 1000 posts who suggest rules around here or call people out for being alters? Serious question.


BowlJackson
UAB Fan
Birmingham, AL
Member since Sep 2013
38866 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Oooorrrr, we could help the handicapped community reclaim the word

LINK

Image: https://i.imgur.com/cP5LPB0.jpg


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JackTraven
Maryland Fan
District of Colombia
Member since Aug 2016
1586 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
quote:

Why is it always people with under 1000 posts who suggest rules around here or call people out for being alters? Serious question.


Didn’t realize you needed to have more than a 1000 posts to have an observation...is that a rule?


MykTide
Alabama Fan
Member since Jul 2012
17251 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
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Tractor Tug60



You can resume your unhealthy, retarded, obsessed and gay stalking of texag7.


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momentoftruth87
Arkansas Fan
Member since Oct 2013
22725 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
No, not a rule, just won't get anyone's attention. Admins treat us all equally and don't care what we want - regardless of post count lol. Just pointing it out that many couldn't care less.


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dbeck
Arkansas Fan
Member since Nov 2014
14989 posts

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wartiger2004
Central Florida Fan
Planting a bomb under the Gus Bus
Member since Aug 2011
13098 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Frick off RETARD


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CGSC Lobotomy
Texas A&M Fan
Lacey, Washington
Member since Sep 2011
45295 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Just auto replace it with "corndog".


Cheese Grits
LSU Fan
Wherever I lay my hat is my home
Member since Apr 2012
34935 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
or sheephumping tater


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Pigfeet
Duke Fan
Ark Mods are Fascists
Member since Mar 2010
18197 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
Burn those books


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GlossuRabban
Kansas Fan
West Cobb
Member since Apr 2018
2570 posts

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Bruiser Stone
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Dec 2018
122 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
people with Down's Syndrome are a cut above the rest of us

upvote for you sir


Pigfeet
Duke Fan
Ark Mods are Fascists
Member since Mar 2010
18197 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
The retard OP wants people banned for using a word thats been around since 1480AD


Herman Frisco
Alabama Fan
Bon Secour
Member since Sep 2008
13026 posts

re: Use of the word “retard”
The word goes way back.
Abraham was know to call Lot retarted on more than one occasion.


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