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I think there needs to be a filter for swear words in usernames because there are people with REALLY gross usernames (generally are spammers)

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  1. Carniel
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    Thumbs up for this one :D

    • one year ago
  2. SWAG
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    Yup! I agree.

    • one year ago
  3. Zale101
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    I know, ur right...

    • one year ago
  4. bloodrain
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    I am tired of (mainly spammers) making new accounts with inappropriate names because its against the CoC and its really gross. If people want to be on here, they might as well be respectful

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  5. KeganMoore
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    This has definitely a horrible trend going on

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  6. KeganMoore
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    definitely *been*

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  7. bloodrain
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    I wonder why it has just recently become a trend?

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  8. KeganMoore
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    idk, i just wish this site could be peaceful

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  9. bloodrain
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    @KeganMoore That would be amazing.

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  10. Zale101
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    @KeganMoore It is peaceful, but there just couple of trolls that need to be banned. I find people in this site nice and helpful better than wikianswers and yahoo answers.

    • one year ago
  11. KeganMoore
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    @bloodrain For sure, i just wish people didn't have ways around said filters, they misspell them purposefully to avoid them. What if new members were given a guest name until the username was checked? @Zale101 i am not just talking about those trolls, other things have gone down recently

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  12. bloodrain
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    The only problem is who is going to check all the usernames? Thats going to require staffing.

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  13. KeganMoore
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    Moderators if, even Ambassadors could do that, anyone over 80 smartscore if i ran the site

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  14. Zale101
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    I understand @KeaganMoore, i hope OS can do something about it :\

    • one year ago
  15. KeganMoore
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    Yea, @Zale101 @bloodrain if i ran the site anyone over 80 would be username screeners, and if a databased username was inappropriate then the person who screened it would have to answer why

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  16. bloodrain
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    That might be alright until the spammers start spamming the screeners by creating tons of usernames

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  17. KeganMoore
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    Have a set # of new usernames allowed daily

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  18. KeganMoore
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    That would also limit the amount of people who only come here for answers and just leave and never come back

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  19. bloodrain
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    For now at least, make a limit on usernames per IP address

    • one year ago
  20. KeganMoore
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    I have worked as a server op, server admin, and co president of several servers on mIRC

    • one year ago
  21. Zale101
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    The problem is that Open Study is Public, which means any people can come in and go whenever they want whether they are trolls or learners.

    • one year ago
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    @bloodrain that may not work because i use my schools ip

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  23. bloodrain
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    I guess thats right, what about whole schools?

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  24. KeganMoore
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    who says it has to be purely public? Yes it may limit frequency, but in the long run private runs so much smoother

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  25. KeganMoore
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    @bloodrain as in?

    • one year ago
  26. bloodrain
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    Alright, here is my idea FOR NOW. Swear filter on usernames. If a user/troll gets past the filter then mods will have to do something about it. Maybe if a user has an inappropriate username, there could be a new mod tool that suspends them until they change the username. IP banning might be a bad idea because of schools having multiple students online. Mods should be alerted whenever someone's chat post gets filtered for swearing. any other ideas?

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  27. bloodrain
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    also this should not be a burden for the regular users (hopefully)

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  28. KeganMoore
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    you hit all the points right there @bloodrain

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  29. poopsiedoodle
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    Why not make a new account named "Adolf Hitler"??????

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  30. uri
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    Pplz,Y is Poopsie so Lam3?

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  31. poopsiedoodle
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    b3kuz i iz

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  32. uri
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    Naaao,U iz naice :3

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  33. bloodrain
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    @poopsiedoodle you can't make a hitler account because its wrong

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  34. poopsiedoodle
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    nuh-uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh no itz not l3l3laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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