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!

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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

First!

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Call me Eternity EternaFlame

 

Gang @/263387

 

Vale Flametail

Spike

 

UNDERTALE fan

Pegasister

 

I am a Fanwing!

I am the Keeper!

I am a writer!

I am an Icecream!

I am a READER!!!!!!

 

"Writing really is 90% editing. The other 10% is snacks."~Rachel Roberts

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bullbulldog1775

2 !

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   Swiftstar Eternal Flame 

 

 Everyon iBeautiful in God's eyes

 

Swiftbreeze

Sweetfeather

Duskpelt

Dawnfur

Flamepelt

Brokenwind

Scarear

 Flamefoot

Cinderwhisker

 

 Yay Still unshipped

Brave unique and set apart a Masterpiece a work of art You're so Unusual

 

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mummycat42

Oh...

Ok Gavin!

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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

3rd ^^

Thank you so much for this!

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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

Still annoying

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 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

But...the word 'moon'?

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~Aura~

 

~Venti~

 

Who am I?

am...

A Jedi

A Sorceress

A Hunter of Artemis

 

 

Goddess of Imagination

Queen of Wolves and All Mythical Creatures

 

 

|Aqua|Terra|Wind|Luna|Jade|Magenta|Mist|Hope|Faith|Lunimera| 

Celestica|

 

Full gang: /281892

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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rainelf13

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

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Rain, Thane of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon

JSE

Thrilling Intent

RWBY

Teratologist

Voltron

 

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

  

It's a volcano! It's like a mountain, but with 90% more fire. - Markus Velafi

 

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wolffangs2966

ok thanks for the clarification 

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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

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

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ElfSarynHopeLoridellFortisElementoriaAvery

OrRanger

OrElfDaEarmuff

TwinOElfie

Elder/Gen2

#glizabeth

 

"BringTheSunshineIn.TheHrdships2,We'llFindAWay."

-NewPolitics

"IfItGetsMeConvicted,IllBOnMyKneesWithMyHandsLifted"

-Newsboys

 

'memberMimiWS665SaltClevSphinx(?)

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angeldragon4125

Thanks for the explanation, Gavin! =D

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∞Speshal Bubbles Traitare©∞

Bobcat

You took the sun, the moon, and the stars and now I'm walking all alone in the dark

Take a hint.

Team Grimmie

#packshipping

#nightcore

#flufshal

Remember Nugget the hero <3

11/23/2014

\(^~^)/

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werewolfawesome87

Same thing. 

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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

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?

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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

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

 

Please attempt to be more active then.

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Icicle "Icy" the Pineapple

/214351HamiltrashEmoINJT-T  

#Malec#Solangelo♡ 

WoFTMISPPJHoO

 

AurEviFroInfMonaSnFaVev

WinTsuFiScRhoZaFeAq

SimPPFaHopAtlStPw♡VeVio

 

#youwillbefound

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stormwolf1469

Thanks for the explanation.

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Becka Random Traitare

AM GROOT.

All PeoplAre People

My book of the week: Scythe by Neil Shusterman

Writer

Panromantic and proud

Dear Math,

Go buy a calculator and solve your own problems. I'm a kid, not a therapist. 

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warriorcat182

"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.

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 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

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

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Rain, Thane of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon

JSE

Thrilling Intent

RWBY

Teratologist

Voltron

 

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

  

It's a volcano! It's like a mountain, but with 90% more fire. - Markus Velafi

 

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warriorcat182

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

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 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. 

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☄Ever After Essanieraen-Historia

  There's enough love lost 

that needs help to be found~

Pizza=Twin 

 

#RRNFanatic #AllPeopleArePeople #Resist150 

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rabbitadorable23

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?

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Sunshine's Backup

But you can also can me ~*Sakari*~

OFFICIAL GUIDE OF KING KEITH TO SPIRIT ANIMALS FORUMS!!

 

MOBILE ACCOUNT

#RememberTilikum

#SaveTheSouthernResidents

 

If you wear a dress and you have an animal sidekick you're a PRINCESS.

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wolfpaw1527

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*

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Nacho

 

MINECRAFT

SAMB

ROBLOX

WOLFQUEST

POKEMON

GO

 

If you're a dog and your owner suggests you wear a sweater, suggest he wear a tail.

 

Nacho

Foxcraft

Wolfey

Phillip

Benny

 

 

 EVERYBODY DO THE DAB

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bluefire881

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

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Ashes Random Eternal Flame

~Ashstar~Shadowclan~

 

Three, two, one, and COFFEE!!” -Tarik, As We Know It

I currently have one hurgle

11/14/15

"Raise a glass to freedom, something they can never take away"

How did that go through the mods? @Nacho

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☄Ever After Essanieraen-Historia

  There's enough love lost 

that needs help to be found~

Pizza=Twin 

 

#RRNFanatic #AllPeopleArePeople #Resist150 

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silvercat309

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!!! 

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Z

Formerly Trick Graell

 

Agender

Preferred Pronouns: they/them

 

KeithLanceYuuriVictor

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skyscraperarrow12

@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

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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

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

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              Hello

My names Maddie

So yeah

 I like to quote songs so here are quotes from my two favorite songs

I'm falling, so I'm taking the time ride-TØP

L.O.V.E

  - is-

E.V.O.L

-MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS♡

 

 

 

 

 

 #moresigspa-

 |-/

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wolfpaw1527

@Ever

 

I'M A HACKER MUAHAHAAA!!!

 

mods highlight this

 

APRIL FOOLS!!!

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Nacho

 

MINECRAFT

SAMB

ROBLOX

WOLFQUEST

POKEMON

GO

 

If you're a dog and your owner suggests you wear a sweater, suggest he wear a tail.

 

Nacho

Foxcraft

Wolfey

Phillip

Benny

 

 

 EVERYBODY DO THE DAB

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stormbreeze48

28th! XD 

Thanks for telling us Gavin!

 

God Loves You All! 

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*~Storm~*

 

"'You shall love your

neighbor as yourself.'"

Romans 13:9

 

 

Fullsig@/272051

 

#Pray

#Hawksicle

#Casper

#Xcurgle

#Flufshall

#NiceDeliveryDudes

#EveryPersonNeedsAKazoo

#Moresigspa-

 



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ivoryblizzard95

I agree with u

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           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

why is get and getting blocked?

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 ~Topaz

 

Warrior cat video of the week: WARRIORS, by Chikki Noodles

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dragondreamtime640

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

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 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.                                                _

 Star if u like snakes

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dawnfrost246

Permafrost

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~Fox~

~Tawny~

 

Save the Vaquitas!!!

*Waves lightsabre*

 

Ga'hoole

Wings of Fire

Spirit Animals

39 Clues

TwigGooseGyarados

MagmaLightnie

 

Ouka 

Aladju

Orpitorhea

 

Wings of Fire OCs,Including..

Destinyseer

Aloe Vera

Cactus

Vaquita

Porpoise

Tucuxi

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amberunicorn507

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

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Call me Amber

Hufflepuff

Greencloak

Jedi

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

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opalchicken63

thank you for explaining!

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

 

Scarred on the SAMB.

 

 

 Full at /20997SAMB

 

Full at /211974 - IRMB

 

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amberbutterfly669

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

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-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

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

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Call me Amber

Hufflepuff

Greencloak

Jedi

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

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skyscraperarrow12

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

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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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rainelf13

I sincerely hope you are joking.

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Rain, Thane of Scholastica

 

9/25/2013 

 

Pokémon

JSE

Thrilling Intent

RWBY

Teratologist

Voltron

 

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

  

It's a volcano! It's like a mountain, but with 90% more fire. - Markus Velafi

 

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skyscraperarrow12

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

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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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topazhamster42

Why can't you tell people when your birthday is on the forums? Why?

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 ~Topaz

 

Warrior cat video of the week: WARRIORS, by Chikki Noodles

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