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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865783

Recently we started to crack down on discrimination within the community, this post aims to clarify our intentions further and to hopefully resolve some issues that you may see with the recent enforcement of rules.

So, it's evident that the topic at hand has turned out to be very polarizing and people have been quite vocal. One common misconception seems to be that we're only cracking down on certain words and certain behaviors but this is not the case. We're aiming to in general be more strict on all forms of discrimination and harassment within the community in order to make for a less toxic and friendlier community. If you have criticisms of this or arguments to put forth about enforcement of rules within the community feel free to voice these concerns by making suggestions or by talking to the staff about ideas for how things could be changed or improved rather than instantly resorting to bad behavior as a sign of revolt.

To end this post I'd also like to inform all staff and users that the ethos as it has been brought up recently in contrast to the current enforcement, is not here to protect people that display hostile or hurtful behavior knowingly but rather to protect users that want to contribute but are struggling with certain aspects of the rules. The moment a user resorts to harassing, disrespecting or discriminating they are no longer under protection of the ethos hence giving way for the current enforcement.
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865786

Just to clear some further confusion up once and for all: is use of heavily discriminative (e.g n word, r***ard) language against someone instantly bannable?
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865787

I am all fine with this but can you at least inform HAs (or preferably everyone) where to draw the line since literally less than 24 hours ago I was told that this change only applies to racism instead of discrimination in general
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865788

WAIT SO THIS MEANS THE STAFF TEAM CANT BE TOXIC ON THE FORUMS ANYMORE
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865793

sorIe wrote:
Just to clear some further confusion up once and for all: is use of heavily discriminative (e.g n word, r***ard) language against someone instantly bannable?

No longer under Ethos protection so I guess the staff can decide?
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865794

couldn't have made a post like some weeks before??
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865802

I just want to know if I can call my friends my n***a when they’re okay with it and not have some shitter like SkeletonWarrior ban me for something said in PM (which stands for Private Message u silly shit(s))
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865816

Nafe wrote:
I just want to know if I can call my friends my n***a when they’re okay with it and not have some shitter like SkeletonWarrior ban me for something said in PM (which stands for Private Message u silly shit(s))


try your luck bud
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865818

LonelyDodo wrote:
I am all fine with this but can you at least inform HAs (or preferably everyone) where to draw the line since literally less than 24 hours ago I was told that this change only applies to racism instead of discrimination in general

This is because it was unclear to begin with, as most of the CM Team were saying it does not apply to anything other than racism.
With this post, we can see it applies to all discrimination, which is what we needed, and also with harassment.

Much needed post to clear confusion Tyler, thank you for this.
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865821

Enforcing it after Morgan leaves. :thinking:
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865822

so Racism = ban now?
Harassment = ban?
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865824

HEY TYLER
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865825

Keith Cozart wrote:
Nafe wrote:
I just want to know if I can call my friends my n***a when they’re okay with it and not have some shitter like SkeletonWarrior ban me for something said in PM (which stands for Private Message u silly shit(s))


try your luck bud

Doesn't work.

You get a 2 day ban for saying the nword in gang chat lol
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865826

Kyber wrote:
so Racism = ban now?
Harassment = ban?
Yes, yes it is.
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865829

Raeker wrote:
Kyber wrote:
so Racism = ban now?
Harassment = ban?
Yes, yes it is.

fuck you raeker, you're a retard?
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865831

Klaprefot wrote:
Raeker wrote:
Kyber wrote:
so Racism = ban now?
Harassment = ban?
Yes, yes it is.

fuck you raeker, you're a retard?
Get banned kid
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865832

Nafe wrote:
I just want to know if I can call my friends my n***a when they’re okay with it and not have some shitter like SkeletonWarrior ban me for something said in PM (which stands for Private Message u silly shit(s))

I mean you are still on their server so you should follow their rules at all times? Or is that just me?
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865838

You can really tell this did not come from a community uproar concerning racsim and discrimination given not even head admins ( And even server owners or whatever they are called ) knew about this.
But rather most likely this emanated from one of the CM/Owners themselves thus inducing the rule change without even talking about it with anybody else but themselves.

Now I don't say this is a bad decision but this really goes to show how little care you guys have for the actual community and how you make decisions based on your personal feelings and what YOU ( And not the community ) experience on day to day.
There's been multiple people claiming the punishment system in place for rulebreaking in general is too lenient but nobody answered those complaints or even considered them.
Same shit for the hacking policy.
Same shit for the multiple random balance changes on ssrp ( Gauss rifle nerf when nobody wanted it, holster exploit " fix ", refusing or actualy not even considering to nerf the handcannon when everyone wants it ).

But whatever, the servers are slowly dying anyway so none of that matters much more.
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865840

Jool wrote:
You can really tell this did not come from a community uproar concerning racsim and discrimination given not even head admins ( And even server owners or whatever they are called ) knew about this.
But rather most likely this emanated from one of the CM/Owners themselves thus inducing the rule change without even talking about it with anybody else but themselves.

Now I don't say this is a bad decision but this really goes to show how little care you guys have for the actual community and how you make decisions based on your personal feelings and what YOU ( And not the community ) experience on day to day.
There's been multiple people claiming the punishment system in place for rulebreaking in general is too lenient but nobody answered those complaints or even considered them.
Same shit for the hacking policy.
Same shit for the multiple random balance changes on ssrp ( Gauss rifle nerf when nobody wanted it, holster exploit " fix ", refusing or actualy not even considering to nerf the handcannon when everyone wants it ).

But whatever, the servers are slowly dying anyway so none of that matters much more.
they are trying to kill ssrp
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About stricter rules on racism & discrimination. 5 months 4 days ago #865843

Jool wrote:
You can really tell this did not come from a community uproar concerning racsim and discrimination given not even head admins ( And even server owners or whatever they are called ) knew about this.
But rather most likely this emanated from one of the CM/Owners themselves thus inducing the rule change without even talking about it with anybody else but themselves.

Now I don't say this is a bad decision but this really goes to show how little care you guys have for the actual community and how you make decisions based on your personal feelings and what YOU ( And not the community ) experience on day to day.
There's been multiple people claiming the punishment system in place for rulebreaking in general is too lenient but nobody answered those complaints or even considered them.
Same shit for the hacking policy.
Same shit for the multiple random balance changes on ssrp ( Gauss rifle nerf when nobody wanted it, holster exploit " fix ", refusing or actualy not even considering to nerf the handcannon when everyone wants it ).

But whatever, the servers are slowly dying anyway so none of that matters much more.
God your acting like an idiot, can you please get the fuck out of here with your crazy ass bullshit. Have you ever heard the saying about what happens when you asume? Noboy wants to hear what you have to say when its so convoluted and biased. So either keep your crazy asumtions to yourself or I will force you to.
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