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January 10th, 2019 at 11:02:15 AM permalink
Unfortunately, a recent post has forced us admins to confront the issue of "hate speech." It is to the forum's credit we've gone as far as we have without needing a rule against it. We have discussed wording behind the scenes and decided on something short and general. That said, our new 19th rule, which is number 18, because we like to keep the Nuclear Option last, reads as follows:

Quote: Rule 18

While we try to promote free speech as much as we can, racial slurs, vulgar terminology or advocating violence against any person or group of people are not welcome.



We thank you in advance for keeping this rule under advisement.

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January 10th, 2019 at 11:03:49 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Unfortunately, a recent post has forced us admins to confront the issue of "hate speech." It is to the forum's credit we've gone as far as we have without needing a rule against it. We have discussed wording behind the scenes and decided on something short and general. That said, our new 19th rule, which is number 18, because we like to keep the Nuclear Option last, reads as follows:



We thank you in advance for keeping this rule under advisement.

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I didnít realize the mathlete post rose to that level. :-P
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:05:26 PM permalink
Quote: unJon

I didnít realize the mathlete post rose to that level. :-P

The π versus τ debate ....... I donít even want to go there.
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:17:41 PM permalink
Quote: unJon

Quote: Wizard

Unfortunately, a recent post has forced us admins to confront the issue of "hate speech." It is to the forum's credit we've gone as far as we have without needing a rule against it. We have discussed wording behind the scenes and decided on something short and general. That said, our new 19th rule, which is number 18, because we like to keep the Nuclear Option last, reads as follows:



We thank you in advance for keeping this rule under advisement.

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I didnít realize the mathlete post rose to that level. :-P



It didn't. I reserve the right to use the terms mathlete and Math Guys as respectful and complimentary terms. :)
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:23:52 PM permalink
Thinking back to my high school days, I'd have to say the mathletes have had more success than the athletes. By sheer coincidence, I'd say the four or five most successful people I know were both.
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:25:45 PM permalink
Was there a thread that brought this up? Have I missed something?
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:31:50 PM permalink
The Trump thread, where else?
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January 10th, 2019 at 12:40:20 PM permalink
Quote: RogerKint

The Trump thread, where else?



I'd prefer we not draw attention to it again.
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January 10th, 2019 at 1:32:33 PM permalink
Quote: GWAE

Was there a thread that brought this up? Have I missed something?


Boz used a horrible term to describe Mexicans in the political thread
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January 10th, 2019 at 5:12:07 PM permalink
Quote: terapined

Boz used a horrible term to describe Mexicans in the political thread



Thanks for doing exactly what the Wizard didnít want.
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