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swoll1980
June 5th, 2008, 11:46 PM
I received a complaint today in a private message about my sig. It seems today you can't do or say anything without it offending someone. The sig was a joke geared towards my opinion of George Bushes level of intellect. It was never intended to offend anyone. Part of me says take it down (I don't want to offend anyone) The other part says If I put something else there it may be offensive to someone else. The line between expressing myself. and offending someone else seems to be very thin. What do you think?

rune0077
June 6th, 2008, 12:04 AM
It struck me as being pretty obviously a joke (who could take such a statement serious?)

f someone was really offended by it, I suppose you could be the better guy and just remove it. I still voted you should just keep it, 'coz like you said, put something else there and someone else will just get offended by that.

See, this is why I don't have any signature.

Kingsley
June 6th, 2008, 12:10 AM
You better go ahead and remove your avatar too. It might offend some Xbox fanboy.

swoll1980
June 6th, 2008, 12:10 AM
It struck me as being pretty obviously a joke (who could take such a statement serious?

I guess some people were sick the day they were passing out a sense of humor

swoll1980
June 6th, 2008, 12:13 AM
You better go ahead and remove your avatar too. It might offend some Xbox fanboy.

And I'm sure your right too, seriously there's undoubtedly some big 360 fan loosing sleep over it.

Sef
June 6th, 2008, 12:14 AM
Moved to the Resolution Center.

LaRoza
June 6th, 2008, 12:40 AM
What do you think?

It doesn't matter if it is offensive, the Code of Conduct:



13. Forum signatures are limited to three lines of text, 10pt maximum font size. Signatures are also not a place for inappropriate material such as attacks, slander, harassment, political or religious remarks. We regret that users are not allowed to use images in their signatures (see staff signature guidelines below in Section III for an exception to this policy). The use of political images in avatars is also prohibited.

KiwiNZ
June 6th, 2008, 01:35 AM
With out knowing the content of the signature concerned I cant comment further except to say if it violates what LaRoza quotes then it would be fair to remove it .

LaRoza
June 6th, 2008, 01:42 AM
With out knowing the content of the signature concerned I cant comment further except to say if it violates what LaRoza quotes then it would be fair to remove it .

This thread was moved here from the OPP, and I didn't realise it was in the Resolution Centre.

It was a quote (real or not) attributed to the current president of the USA.