On the Live-Stream last week a number of you were asking why you're not able to use letters, numbers, and various words in chat. I just wanted to stop by today to try to explain it a bit.

 

Unfortunately we aren't able to have moderators who can stay on and monitor chat all day, every day. So we have an automated filter that only allows you to say certain words from a list of safe ones. We realize that it's annoying but we have a responsibility to make sure that this site is always a safe place. That means making tough decisions about what is or isn't allowed. Numbers, colors, and all of the other words that aren't allowed are too easy to use to say things that are offensive, or reveal personal details like phone numbers or addresses.

 

At some point in the future we'd like to have a smarter filter that will allow you more freedom to chat while still staying safe, but that's not something we have set up yet. In the meantime, posts in the forums are reviewed by a team of moderators—so if you want to say something more complicated, this is the place to do it.

 

If you want to see more specifics about what to say and what not to say, check out the full rules.

 

I hope that makes sense. Have fun, and stay safe!

Admin Gavin B

 

Author of Josh Baxter Levels Up.

- "Smartly paced and emotionally engaging, a book even those who have never held a controller will enjoy." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

Sample and game at scholastic.com/joshbaxter

 

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dragonwolf2982

Hero:

Vale Flametail

Animal:

Spike

Level:

40

Clan:

Nectar Keepers

First!

Call me Eternity Eternal

 

 

Vale Flametail

 

Spike

 

 

 

I am a Fanwing!

 

I am the Keeper!

 

I am a writer!

 

I am a READER!!!!!!

 

 

"Writing really is 90% editing. The other 10% is snacks."~Rachel Roberts, author of the BEST SERIES EVER!!!

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bullbulldog1775

Hero:

Umi Blossomfall

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

7

Clan:

Spiritclan_~_~

2 !

 

   Swiftstar <3

 

 Everyon iBeautiful in God's eyes

 

Child of the one true King

Swiftbreeze

Sweetfeather

Duskpelt

Dawnfur

Flamepelt

Brokenwind

Scarear

 Flamefoot

Sunspirit

Moonspirit

Cinderwhisker

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mummycat42

Hero:

Evelin Wondersong

Animal:

Shadow

Level:

40

Clan:

Briggan's wolf cubs

Oh...

Ok Gavin!

I am a greencloak

A demigod daughter of Hades

Magician of the house of life

A host of bast

The Keeper

 Wolves are shy and lovable creatures.

"I Keep my eyes wide open, bless this ground unbroken....." by Sabrina Carpenter

 call me nightshade. 

 

 

 

 

 

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browncobra69

Hero:

Evan Thunderknight

Animal:

Hunter

Level:

25

3rd ^^

Thank you so much for this!

Amberwolf/Snowlilyy/Rebellious

-side account-

The Wolf Dragon Drak OCs

Red Dusk(Duskfire)

Winter Ice(Icestorm)

Silver Pebble(Silverwind)

Wild Eagle(Eagletalon)

Wind Lily(Honeywind)

Thunder Flight(Cloudwing)

 

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tigerwolf4248

Hero:

Harmonie Mistshade

Animal:

Jasmine

Level:

40

Clan:

*Wildclan*

Still annoying

 Tigris

 

#1 Tiger lover 

 

Warrior cat

 

Foxcraft master 

 

Rebel

 

 "Once a warrior, always a warrior" -Tigerstar

 

Queen of Tigers, nocturnal predators and Pepper spray. 

 

 

 My twin sis has autism and I'm proud of the way she's dealing with it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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wolfbird1019

Hero:

Leya Moonsong

Animal:

Sphinx

Level:

40

Clan:

Silver Moon Warriors

But...the word 'moon'?

 

~Aura~

 

~Venti~

 

Who am I?

am...

A Jedi

An Elemental Sorceress

A Daughter of Athena

A Hunter of Artemis

 

 

Goddess of Imagination

Queen of Wolves and All Mythical Creatures

 

 

AquaTerra, Wind, LunaJade, Mist, HopeFaith, Lunimera, 

Celestica

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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rainelf13

Hero:

Min-ri Leafpainter

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

27

@Aura: That's slang for exposing your buttocks to someone.

Thane Rain of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon Trainer

JSE Fan

Thrilling Intent Fan

RWBY Fan

Teratologist

Voltron Fan

 

Jaz|Xiang|Fenny|Ryoku|Pyro|Falco|Mei Long|Niara|Raife

  

If you're going to die, please die beautifully. - Scrappy

 

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wolffangs2966

Hero:

Jenna Moonmender

Animal:

Midnight

Level:

40

Clan:

SkyWing Army

ok thanks for the clarification 

You can call me Fangs

Wolves

Loyal

Amazing

 Stan Lee For Life

94% of people think wolves are evil and vicious creatures but please copy and paste to your signature if you're one of the 6% that find wolves shy anlovable creatures☯

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elfbulldog81

Hero:

Natalee Venomhunter

Animal:

Loki

Level:

40

Clan:

The Descendants

*says in weird voice:* In-ter-est-ing. 

ElfSarynHopeLoridellFortisElementoriaAvery

OrRanger

OrElfTheEarmuff

TwinOElfie

 

"BringTheSunshineIn,TheHappyDays.TheHardships,2,We'llFindAWay.WeWill

LaughAboutItAll.CauseThat'sWhatFriends,That'sWhatFriendsRFor"

-One Of Us, New Politics

 

'memberWS665SaltClev

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angeldragon4125

Hero:

Fae Thunderracer

Animal:

Freja

Level:

21

Clan:

The Eye of the Copper Gauntlet

Thanks for the explanation, Gavin! =D

Call me...

~Bubbles Traitare le Bobcat~

Formerly Katsune-Chan/Polaris

#MeromeVikklanPoofless

Youtube Addict/TroubleTwist of Pokemon

"All that I'm after is a life full of laughter."

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, at least you'll be among the stars.

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werewolfawesome87

Hero:

Dillen Sunranger

Animal:

Artemis

Level:

29

Same thing. 

I am Dillen Sunranger

 

 

And I am a Greencloak! 

 

Descendant of Funray! 

 

Son of Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt! 

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skyscraperarrow12

Hero:

Mai Windrider

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

40

Explanations if anyone needs it

colors: could be used for racism, >_< bad for brain

numbers: age, phone numbers

moon: what Rain said even though i didn't really get it

 

i didn't know about this filter thing, but interesting

could you do more livestreams?

Call Me Destiny, Mai, Meanie, Dune, or Mina

?WHO AM I REALLY?

A Warrior?

A Seeker?

A Fighter?

A Greencloak?

A Hero?

A Musician?

A Reader?

A Survivor?

A Challenger?

A Normal Girl?

A Human?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turns out...

 

I'm all of them

 

And that's who I will always be...  

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artkitten320

Hero:

Ana Snowaura

Animal:

Zephyr

Level:

40

Clan:

Arctic Animals

"we have a responsibility to make sure that this site is always a safe place."

 

Please attempt to be more active then.

Icicle the Pineapple

/214351

Horrible Kids,

Would you look what you did,

It was your ignorance,

That formed a beast with your wit.

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stormwolf1469

Hero:

Mai Allarm

Animal:

Una

Level:

23

Clan:

~The Clan of Dragons~

Thanks for the explanation.

BeckTraitare

AM GROOT.

All PeoplAre People

Septimus Heap Fan

Writer

Dancer

Bi and proud

It's not my fault! Zoe shook the can!

"I finally discovered why I like strawberry ice cream so much: because it's good!" ~My Sister 

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warriorcat182

Hero:

Zoe Stormsand

Animal:

Lulu

Level:

40

Clan:

The Crystal Gems

"Numbers, colors, and all of the other words that aren't allowed are too easy to use to say things that are offensive, or reveal personal details like phone numbers or addresses."

 

That doesn't explain why all the Pokemon names except Pikachu are blocked.

 I'm the one and only Sandstorm

 

FirestarLeafpoolSquirrelflightAshPikachuJessieJamesMeowthLapisLazuliSnowheartLakeclaw

 

Queen of Pokemon,Co-Queen of SU

 

 

"I'm not gonna let you stand there and remind me of everything I hate about myself!" ~ Amethyst

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rainelf13

Hero:

Min-ri Leafpainter

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

27

They probably haven't gotten around to it. I mean, there are hundreds of Pokemon out there.

Thane Rain of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon Trainer

JSE Fan

Thrilling Intent Fan

RWBY Fan

Teratologist

Voltron Fan

 

Jaz|Xiang|Fenny|Ryoku|Pyro|Falco|Mei Long|Niara|Raife

  

If you're going to die, please die beautifully. - Scrappy

 

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warriorcat182

Hero:

Zoe Stormsand

Animal:

Lulu

Level:

40

Clan:

The Crystal Gems

True. It's just annoying when people ask me what I'm doing and I can't mention any specific Pokemon, or if the chat is roleplaying, or even if a mod is in the chat and I'm trying to talk about Squirtle with them or something

 I'm the one and only Sandstorm

 

FirestarLeafpoolSquirrelflightAshPikachuJessieJamesMeowthLapisLazuliSnowheartLakeclaw

 

Queen of Pokemon,Co-Queen of SU

 

 

"I'm not gonna let you stand there and remind me of everything I hate about myself!" ~ Amethyst

If you want a less sophisticated explanation, moon is just a slang for something that isn't really appropriate. 

☄Ever After Historia

Some hold a bottle

Some hold back~

Pizza=Twin

#Eventi

 

RunRiverNorth

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rabbitadorable23

Hero:

Fatia Sweetheart

Animal:

Crystal

Level:

25

Clan:

Friends of the Orcas

How to count to ten in chat: Won, too, tree, for, hive, pix, even, ate, mine, tin. XD

also,  why can't go be a word?

                      Sunshine's Backup

But you can also can me ~*Sakari*~

 

MOBILE ACCOUNT

#RememberTilikum

#SaveTheSouthernResidents

 

  Someday I will be a beautiful butterfly. Then everything will be better.

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wolfpaw1527

Hero:

Natalee Wildshadow

Animal:

Lucky

Level:

20

Clan:

BRIGGANS Figters

can we at least say "go"? i mean, every time i have to say goe, it reminds me of the word "hoe", and i somehow just think of how wood tastes like

 

 

like...

 

 

i kinda need to go to the bathroom now

 

 

ok bye *rushes to boy's bathroom idc if im a girl/tomboy*

Who am I?

I'm a Nachopedian and a Prankster Gangster

I'm a Wolf

I'm an author and illustrator

I'm an creator 

I'm a Minecrafter

 SAMBer

I'm a Survivor

I'm a fighter

I am...

 

Nacho, warrior of Flying!            "There is nothing to fear but Fear itself"

 

 

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bluefire881

Hero:

Min-ri Blossomrise

Animal:

Scourge

Level:

20

Clan:

Wait what is going on

Here's how I usually count to ten on restricted chat (I use this in Animal Jam!):

Won, too, tree, for, fire, sis, several, ate, nice, tent

Ashes/Curse

 

~Queen of Cupcakes~

 

Don't get too close,

It's dark inside...

It's where my demons hide,

It's where my demons hide

How did that go through the mods? @Nacho

☄Ever After Historia

Some hold a bottle

Some hold back~

Pizza=Twin

#Eventi

 

RunRiverNorth

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silvercat309

Hero:

Gabe Pridesong

Animal:

Lucky

Level:

1

WAIT WAI T WAIT

 

so the mods actually approve our posts instead of the auto-filter?

 

 

 

 

 

 

well! that actually explains why my recents are actually going through  

A great big thumbs-up to you dedicated people!!! 

Z

Formerly Trick Graell

 

Agender

Preferred Pronouns: they/them

 

KeithLanceYuuriVictor

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skyscraperarrow12

Hero:

Mai Windrider

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

40

@Ever: i think when they aren't around, they use that same auto filter thing except it's for the forums and not for chat, so that's why sometimes posts appear instantly right after you submit it cause there aren't any red lines under it... like that's how Ken's posts went through... the mods weren't there to read over it

Call Me Destiny, Mai, Meanie, Dune, or Mina

?WHO AM I REALLY?

A Warrior?

A Seeker?

A Fighter?

A Greencloak?

A Hero?

A Musician?

A Reader?

A Survivor?

A Challenger?

A Normal Girl?

A Human?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turns out...

 

I'm all of them

 

And that's who I will always be...  

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dancebutterfly4

Hero:

Allis Poisonarrow

Animal:

Aedrik

Level:

1

Numbers make since, but colors? How could blue be offincvie? 

 

 

              Hello

My names Maddie

So yeah

 

 

 

 

 

 *INTENSE SCREAMING*

 

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wolfpaw1527

Hero:

Natalee Wildshadow

Animal:

Lucky

Level:

20

Clan:

BRIGGANS Figters

@Ever

 

I'M A HACKER MUAHAHAAA!!!

 

mods highlight this

 

APRIL FOOLS!!!

Who am I?

I'm a Nachopedian and a Prankster Gangster

I'm a Wolf

I'm an author and illustrator

I'm an creator 

I'm a Minecrafter

 SAMBer

I'm a Survivor

I'm a fighter

I am...

 

Nacho, warrior of Flying!            "There is nothing to fear but Fear itself"

 

 

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stormbreeze48

Hero:

Lora Blossomreader

Animal:

Scout

Level:

40

Clan:

Elements

28th! XD 

Thanks for telling us Gavin!

 

God Loves You All! 

*~Storm~*

"Love one another 

with brotherly affection.

Outdo one another in showing honor."

Romans 12:10 (ESV)

 

Have a nice day! 

 

Fullysiggy@/272051

 

#Pray

#Hawksicle

#Casper

#Moresigspa-

 



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ivoryblizzard95

Hero:

Harmonie Mistrise

Animal:

Loki

Level:

40

Clan:

SkyWing Army

I agree with u

           pistachio the nut

 

   You are braver than you believe,

  Stronger than you seem         

   smarter than you think

 

 

Live the life you love

Love the life you live

 

A day without laughing is a day wasted 

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topazhamster42

Hero:

Evelin Forestfoot

Animal:

Rogue

Level:

40

Clan:

*Wildclan*

why is get and getting blocked?

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dragondreamtime640

Hero:

Leeth Diamondsage

Animal:

Loki

Level:

40

Clan:

CLAN CATS

Still,I do not under stand whi i cant say"snakes".

 DRAGON

With no good there is no evil,With no evil there is no good.

 

 

 

MINECRAFT RULES!!!

 

 

 

FOURM Snake

 

WARRIORS CATS!

 

 

DESTROYER OF MARY SUES

 

KING OF OPNESS,SNAKES,AND SPACE.

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dawnfrost246

Hero:

Nara Swiftstorm

Animal:

Shadow

Level:

16

Permafrost

~Fox~

 

OCs: Too many to count!

 

#ScarletIsARedDalek

 

#QibliIsAYandereMicrowave!

 

 

I am a...

Ravenclaw

Greencloak

Sandwing

Tomas

Demigod

 

Siffla (Foxcraft)

 

Cobeke (spirit animals)

 

 Wings of fire

Cleril

Winterwatcher

Ripnami

Glorybringer

Umbli

Sunnyflight

Turtlejou

 

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amberunicorn507

Hero:

Heather Bridgeson

Animal:

Fang

Level:

23

Clan:

Forest Cats

Still confused why I can't say "Go."

Call me Amber

Hufflepuff

Greencloak

Jedi

"I solemnly swear I am up to no good."

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opalchicken63

Hero:

Rubi Firevoice

Animal:

Nix

Level:

40

Clan:

Majestic Wolves

thank you for explaining!

Ru Bibi... Or Melayia... Or Opal... :3

 

Scarred on the SAMB.

 

 

 Full at /20997SAMB

 

Full at /211974 - IRMB

 

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amberbutterfly669

Hero:

Kimber Moongale

Animal:

Lucky

Level:

32

Clan:

Golden Sky Clan

Good question Ever..

Nacho is appaerntly the next candydragon O.o

 

anyways, maybe colors aren't allowed because certain ones could be used in a racist way

-Amberwolf-*Snowlilyy*|Rebellious|

Essanieraen Mystical Traitare

<Catisar>

-Luxis-

Queen of wolf dragons

Rubyn|Silverjack|Aulumi|Echo|Jade|Skrill|Septys|Noire Rouge|Red Dusk|Valley

 #Amuke

 

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amberunicorn507

Hero:

Heather Bridgeson

Animal:

Fang

Level:

23

Clan:

Forest Cats

Well, only the racist ones should be blocked! What about blue? Purple? Red?

Call me Amber

Hufflepuff

Greencloak

Jedi

"I solemnly swear I am up to no good."

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skyscraperarrow12

Hero:

Mai Windrider

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

40

@Amber: u could still say "You're blue! or You're red in the face, haha!" in a mean way...

Call Me Destiny, Mai, Meanie, Dune, or Mina

?WHO AM I REALLY?

A Warrior?

A Seeker?

A Fighter?

A Greencloak?

A Hero?

A Musician?

A Reader?

A Survivor?

A Challenger?

A Normal Girl?

A Human?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turns out...

 

I'm all of them

 

And that's who I will always be...  

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redbasketball524

Hero:

Mikael Cavecaller

Animal:

Scourge

Level:

24

Clan:

The Shadow-Wolves

thats a dum answer, everyone knows my phone number regardless of your filter

#chevyrunsdeep

#chevyforever

#america

 

Call Me Mike

I have a chevy truck that i am "working on"

I like to chill with my buddies and Kass

an i am also an inspiring mechanic

 

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rainelf13

Hero:

Min-ri Leafpainter

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

27

I sincerely hope you are joking.

Thane Rain of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon Trainer

JSE Fan

Thrilling Intent Fan

RWBY Fan

Teratologist

Voltron Fan

 

Jaz|Xiang|Fenny|Ryoku|Pyro|Falco|Mei Long|Niara|Raife

  

If you're going to die, please die beautifully. - Scrappy

 

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skyscraperarrow12

Hero:

Mai Windrider

Animal:

Mei Long

Level:

40

when you get a random call from a random person...

Call Me Destiny, Mai, Meanie, Dune, or Mina

?WHO AM I REALLY?

A Warrior?

A Seeker?

A Fighter?

A Greencloak?

A Hero?

A Musician?

A Reader?

A Survivor?

A Challenger?

A Normal Girl?

A Human?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turns out...

 

I'm all of them

 

And that's who I will always be...  

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