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  1. digibucc

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    the difference being , as others have noted - what the "general acceptance" level is.
    pretty much no matter where you are, the "general acceptance" of a bloody mangled body is going to be pretty low. most people, anywhere, do not want to see that - and would go out of their way to not see it.

    a woman in a bikini on the other hand, has a much higher level of general acceptance. you don't gasp and turn away, or shield your children's eyes at said beach do you? as you would with the body on the street? again, it's where you draw the line, and who get's to draw it? as w1z said, (paraphrasing) it's too hard to generalize, case by case is the way.

    actually i'm quite surprised that you and others considered that an accurate analogy. I can understand your argument, but that is just soo obviously above and beyond.

    not to start a war but what avvys are you guys seeing that are that bad?
     
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    well like easyrhino said in a earlier post he has disabled his avatars and signatures so if your offended disable it so you cant see them...easy fix. and if you feel as thought its not right that you have to make this acception what right is it to judge others for having them.
     
  3. Solaris17

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    its all good man i just had my cigg wee cool.
     
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    yes cartoon porn is way worse than the real thing
     
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    yea you can't tell if they're 13 or 30... i guess that's the point though:laugh:
     
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    As I posted earlier the rules state there will be no sexually orientated content posted. Moderators have the right to judge and remove the content in question if necessary.
     
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    I refuse to do that. It is in the rules that offensive images avatars language or material is inappropriate and not allowed. Posting a picture of a female or a male with almost nothing on is rediculous to do on a forum of all ages anyway. Not to mention some of the members have no idea were the line is. I have seen numerous moderator interventions in FS threads and the FAH/WCG forums about people bumping with pictures that left little to the imagination. Perhaps the better question is why dont you take your crap to GN were it belongs?
     
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    Or way better, depending on how you look at it. IE no age limit.

    On topic:

    I have not once (ok yes once) made a racy avatar for someone on the forum. The exception was when I think Wile E had a girl from Elfen Lied on his signature. This was 2007!. In fact I might just have it:

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    Acceptable or not? IMO acceptable. I think tasteful nudity is fine, like artsy, however just "tits and ass" is a bad plan.
     

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    that isnt the issue. while I dont think it has been stated outright the current trend I see is people having womens ass's as avatars with thongs on with their vagina hanging out. ACCEPTABLE? NO.
     
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    offensive to whom? i'm sure you can find people that would find your avatar offensive solaris, as ridiculous as that is - i am 100% certain of it.

    as you said, SOME users, already in the rules - what's left to discuss? you report the ones who are out of hand - in your opinion - but always know not everyone will agree with you.

    again, who is the one who gets to make the final decision (obviously, here, it's w1z) but philosophically, whose opinion is "better"?

    why, the majority - obviously ;)
     
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    whoa now big guy, i was just giving a option for those people that feared my there childrens well being. i didnt say anything that needed such a bitter response. im done with this thread, you know whats out of control this thread. lol
     
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    of course. Some people dont celibrate xmas or w/e it is you may find offensive about it and that is fine. but the issue at hand is nudity. I like a female body just as much as the next guy. but their is a time and a place. A forum that allows any age to join is NOT the place to parade around your various sexual fantasies in picture form. save that for a dark room in your moms attic.
     
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    I agree. I cannot browse TPU in the library just because of women in avatars. It really should be outlawed.
     
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    Technically, that pic is in violation of forum rules, Don.

    Should I report your post?

    :laugh:
     
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    yes please, then i can get my first infraction :roll:

    absolutely ;)

    most of you know that the pic above ^^^^ was my avvy for a loooooooooooooong time

    i chose to change it bc i got pms from admins that was being contacted by parents :)

    and yes im still laughing, i think its crazy

    why are kids even looking at this site when they are in SCHOOL!!!!! arent they supposed to do something school'ish?
     
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    At the end of the day, it's someones arse, their sexual parts are covered up.

    It's not to upsetting, I just showed the picture to my mum(52) and dad,(54) they didn't think it was sick or sexual they saw a womans bum :laugh:
     
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    i dont think people should be making this personal. just because somebody may be offended by boobs doesnt mean there is something wrong with you. we are all just trying to find some middle ground.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Done. Nevermind that erocker already posted that, and you blatantly ignored him, and now are asking for it. :rolleyes:
     
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    well i agree with the principle - i'm not the type to purposefully do anything offensive, unless it truly reflects my core beliefs and the offense is ,imo, unwarranted.

    but at the same time i think it is deeply saddening that we compare a naked body to a dead mutilated one in terms of shock value. (edit:i think it's more religion than location) as well sexuality is looked down upon worse than violence, and that is insane.

    in the end, as before - it's case by case. it's in the rules. report.
     
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    Are you trying to be narrow minded? I'm sorry if thats offensive but I just cant grasp how you are not understanding. If you seriously thought that THAT picture was the cause of this thread I have some bad news for you.
     
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    its all about MY ass

    NOT
     
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    I've not seen any pictures on this forum that are any worse than that.

    So no, not trying at all.
     
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  24. Easy Rhino

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    all right folks, calm down. maybe we should give this all a bit of rest. or go to general nonsense if you feel like fapping over some pics.
     
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    i dont see anything too personal, its a lively discussion :)
     

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