I received this message.

https://politics.stackexchange.com/users/message/24#24 I'm writing in reference to your Politics Stack Exchange account:


Multiple users have complained about offensive language in your user profile. Therefor I cleared it.

Stack Exchange wants to maintain a professional and friendly environment. If you decide to write another profile text, please refrain from obscene language and aggression towards the rest of the Stack Exchange community.

Regards, Philipp Politics Stack Exchange moderator

because they do not share my political views. They make unethical step, I guess. I placed information about myself there. Which be nice do they want from me by attacking me?

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    Would it be possible to tell us what exactly was removed from your profile? – yannis Oct 23 '16 at 21:22
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    While I agree that what you wrote in your profile wasn't that offensive (yes, it was vulgar but vulgarity doesn't necessarily mean one isn't trying to make a point and just insulting others), I think the passages in the form of "You is a [insert swear word(s) here]" and point #4 aren't really appropriate even in one's profile. – user8397947 Oct 23 '16 at 21:56
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    The user profiles are the place with the fewest rules on SE sites. If you manage to break those, you might want to be careful on the sites in general. We have a bit higher standard of civility here, and on the actual SE sites we not only expect the absence of direct insults, but some professional behaviour in general. – Mad Scientist Oct 23 '16 at 22:11
  • @MadScientist 'Professional' here means to force your statement as granted truth, put blind eye on the arguments and not let anybody to qualify this behaviour. – Little Alien Oct 24 '16 at 10:16
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    Not everything is a political move - especially not this moderation. – user335633 Oct 24 '16 at 10:19
  • Sure, if you do not take something for granted, if they ignore what you say and treat you like animal, which must be obedient and take everything they say as granted, it is pure question of civility to obey them. How can one be as stupid as me not to understand this? – Little Alien Oct 24 '16 at 10:28
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    @LittleAlien Be careful with your language on Stack Exchange. If you keep using those words, nothing good will come out of it. – Rathony Oct 24 '16 at 17:02
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    @LittleAlien because what you are saying makes absolute zero sense? as a linked answer says the text in your about me sections was "blatantly offensive and should be removed, as it is directed at "you" the reader of the profile (or possibly someone else, but it would normally be interpreted as the person reading)" and your not really making any sort of argument to state otherwise so there's no arguments to put a blind eye on – Memor-X Oct 24 '16 at 22:02
  • @Memor-X Sure. I must obey. How cannot I understand? You ignore the portray of "you" that my profile was dedicated to, the qualities that I hate. You take "you" literally, as primitive animal. You are not trying to understand and use it as a justification to not try to understand anything. – Little Alien Oct 25 '16 at 6:35
  • Ah, calling people primitive animals......how cute. – NZKshatriya Dec 20 '16 at 1:37
  • @NZKshatriya No, the cute thing is to hide it. The nazi mindset 'We are great because these are we' is cute. Calling things their name is dull. Every George Carlin like me can do that. The dirty behaviour under respectable guise is cute. Go on. – Little Alien Dec 21 '16 at 18:52
  • @LittleAlien Reposting comments that moderators delete can land you in major trouble. Also, comparing yourself to the great George Carlin is blasphemy. – NZKshatriya Dec 21 '16 at 18:53
  • @NZKshatriya Double standards again. You feel happy when Geourge Carlin tells you how fecal you are but you are offended when I do the same. I basically repreat his words. Telling that people are stupid is so ... cute. You do not pay attention when you contradict to yourself. You is a subject of Carlin talks. Geoorge Carlin was one of us, alines. He hated your human crap and was not afraid to speak about it loud. Similarly, I do not care about your threats. Go on, do you dirty crap. – Little Alien Dec 21 '16 at 18:57
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    Well, this has been........interesting. You have a basic inability to answer simply questions posed to you, and you are more focused on arguing with everyone, and claiming that you are correct and everyone else is wrong/evil/nazi/whatever you want to call them at any given time. I am done wasting energy on you. – NZKshatriya Dec 22 '16 at 13:50

Yes, site moderators and Stack Exchange employees have the right to reset user's details, which might be avatar, display name, About Me section in profile, etc.

That's part of keeping order in Stack Exchange and prevent people from being offended.

Judging from the message you quoted, it got nothing to do with political view and more with offensive language you've used in your profile.

I'll quote only a small part of what you wrote in there:

You is a piece of bullshit

Is this a political view? No, it's not. I'm really glad the moderators removed it, and hope you will not keep insulting people with offensive language in the future.

  • Even here, you see that I am an alien. Every alien is an enemy for you. You downvote a normal question just because you consider me an enemy. You need to shut me up. – Little Alien Oct 23 '16 at 21:44
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    @LittleAlien It might be a good idea for you to step away from the computer for a few minutes and calm down. – HDE 226868 Oct 23 '16 at 21:44
  • @HDE226868 Do it. – Little Alien Oct 23 '16 at 21:45
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    @LittleAlien yes, you are indeed an alien. To Stack Exchange. You obviously fail to understand what is considered right, and what is considered wrong. Maybe offensive language and hate speech are accepted on your home planet, wherever it is, but not here. – Shadow Wizard is Ear For You Oct 23 '16 at 21:51
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    @LittleAlien I'm going to repeat my warning. You're not making sense, you're spewing more obscenities, and you're clearly angry. Please do not keep randomly attacking people; I advise you to calm down. – HDE 226868 Oct 23 '16 at 22:04
  • Provoking anger is fine. Feeling angry is unacceptable. This is what you will never tell. – Little Alien Oct 24 '16 at 10:18

While you are theoretically free to put anything you like in your profile you there are certain things that will get removed as soon as moderators (or employees) become aware of them. These include, but aren't limited to:

  • Pornographic and other NSFW images
  • Inappropriate user names
  • Links to NSFW sites
  • Hate speech
  • Using a username/image to impersonate another user ("Under no circumstances will Subscriber use the Network or the Service to [...] (c) create a false identity or to impersonate another person," - source)
  • Using a username/image to harass another user("(b) harass, threaten, stalk or abuse any person or party, including other users of the Network," - ibid)

Stack Exchange sites are supposed to be professional places that people can use from their workplace. Content like this that makes it difficult (or indeed impossible) for people to use the sites will be removed.

Those with diamonds after their names - site moderators or employees with moderator powers - can do this. You will get a message about the why the offending content was removed. It is usually simpler for the moderator to completely remove the content rather than try to edit it.

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    @Raedwald I can't speak for all moderators or community managers, but I always send a message if I reset a user's profile. You'd have to raise an issue on the relevant meta or, probably better, use the "contact us" form to ask for an explanation. – ChrisF Oct 24 '19 at 12:59

I am one of the multiple users who have complained about offensive language in your user profile. Here is the post, Is offensive and rude language directed at you allowed in your profile?, that raised the issue about it.

One thing I want to advise you on is you can make yourself perfectly understood without using those words.

You can rewrite the profile page without those words. As explained by others, they can delete whatever they find unfit or inappropriate. But remember they tend to be very prudent before they decide to delete or edit out anything. That's for sure.

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    LittleAlien could totally use better English diction/grammar, because when he goes off on rants/swearing, it is so......off....that I cannot help but be more amused than offended. – NZKshatriya Dec 21 '16 at 18:58
  • @NZKshatriya Well, you will have a second thought when you read some of his posts. – Rathony Dec 21 '16 at 19:00
  • Oh, I've read them lol, he's carrying out a mini-war higher up on this one lol. I am apparently a nazi >.< Also he has invaded the hardware recommendations stack, and cannot grasp scope lol. – NZKshatriya Dec 21 '16 at 19:02

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