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Rule Change - Allowed MC Names (18+ Viewing Only Please)

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I suggest what is allowed as an appropriate Minecraft name be changed. (Names have been edited slightly for anonymity or outright made up for example's sake)
  • DaveIsGayFurry (the name is not Dave, rest is 1:1)
  • YiffBoy (made up)
  • JaneTheTwink (made up)
My logic is this is a children's game and let's be honest. The age range for a Minecraft server, especially a Youtuber's server, strays towards the single-digit age range. Aka kids who aren't even 10. Overtly niche sexual terms such as "Gay Furry", "Yiff", and "Twink" aren't something a child would know normally. But, if they're playing on the server and see a name like that they may wonder "What's a gay furry?" or "Whats yiff?" We in the chat cannot explain things like this without it leaving the PG space incredibly quick. This Minecraft chat is not meant for sexual content. In the event the child does not like our explanation or doesn't ask and just googles it...they get literal porn. When "Cucumber" gets hit by the chat filter because it contains "cum" yet the previously mentioned outwardly sexual terms do not, I feel there's a major lapse in judgment.

To those of whom who will call this discrimination, I rebut with a few simple points.
  1. Google any of those terms, then open google images. Assuming you are over 18. Do you want a 7-year-old to see that? I know for certain I want no pre-pubescent child to view such things.
    1. We cannot assume the children are "over 13" or whatever arbitrary age limit is set. It's like signing up for facebook. Lying exist and there are zero methods to enforce such a thing on a Minecraft server.
  2. I specify niche terms because if a child wonders what being gay, lesbian, pansexual, and ext. are its not a major deal. Googling that doesn't result in pornographic images or very inappropriate urban dictionary definitions as the first result.
  3. Legally speaking pornographic material is meant for an 18+ audience. If legally children are not supposed to view it, why expose them to the terms. Kids are curious. Most everyone has met the toddler who asks "why" 30 times in a row. This is a Minecraft server. Not DeviantArt.

Yes, I understand this isn't PewDiePie's Christian Minecraft server or anything wild like that, but come on guys. Political correctness and "acceptance" needs a line drawn at exposing children to overtly sexual content. No school teacher is going to explain what being a furry is or what yiff stands for, and a kids server should be held to the same standard. Content like that has a time and place of its own. Minecraft is not that place. Yes, I do not have a kid, but I would hate to be the parent finding out their child saw an anthropomorphic fox phallus because they saw a strangers name in Minecraft and googled said name. Safe Search does exist but say it's a parent's computer or an older sibling disabled it. A kid is outright seeing porn. That's just not cool. I'll accept being referred to as a prude or any of that, but kids don't need to be exposed to such terms playing a block game. To any staff seeing this. Please explain to me how you can justify letting individuals contain names like this when it can EASILY expose children to pornographic content. If you feel it is justified, why not go hog wild and allow "Cucumber" or other words containing inappropriate text? Seems hypocritical to me.
 

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too be honest im not over 18 but even 5th graders are doing drugs lol theres nothing to hide first graders know what sex is now a days
 

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too be honest im not over 18
Sir/Ma'am you appear to have violated the law.
The thread specifically states "18+ Viewing Only" with a lovely please added on as well.
This brazen attack on the thread's title shall not be tolerated and you shall be immediately stricketh from activities such as mining and building.
your stolen goods are now forfeit

In regards to the suggestion, it's a fair point but I doubt a kid would even care enough to Google someone's name because they don't know what it means, also you talk about political correctness but why should people's names be censored because some people don't like them?
 

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Sir/Ma'am you appear to have violated the law.
The thread specifically states "18+ Viewing Only" with a lovely please added on as well.
This brazen attack on the thread's title shall not be tolerated and you shall be immediately stricketh from activities such as mining and building.
your stolen goods are now forfeit

In regards to the suggestion, it's a fair point but I doubt a kid would even care enough to Google someone's name because they don't know what it means, also you talk about political correctness but why should people's names be censored because some people don't like them?
they shouldent be but i know they dont want parents getting mad over them seeing something, even though its the parents fault for letting them on the internet
 

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What’s wrong with the word “gay”, “lesbian”, “pansexual”, etc? People assume they’re bad words by standard, but it really is just another word for people’s sexual interest. Not only I, but lots of other people have gotten banned/muted for this mistake that’s easily made.
Would you ban someone called “Gay<name>” when they’re actually homosexual?
And these one-digit-ages children will (hopefully) reach the age of 18 as well.

Context matters.
 

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Wtf is a yiff
 

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Am 5 and am see this thread, ban me plz I cant see furry. Fjenhsus
 

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Good job guys, keep on necroposting.

@CarBen
 

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Last post was only 11 days ago, so technically not necroposting. (2+ weeks is necropsting)
 

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Last post was only 11 days ago, so technically not necroposting. (2+ weeks is necropsting)
Yeah, CarBen told me that, wasn’t really looking at the dates, it really felt like his thread was up for months tbh
 
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