Set a benchmark on acceptable behaviour
Okay! Sounds like a good idea to me, let's do it -- oh, wait.
Be Nice is the benchmark.
If what you say doesn't fall within acceptable bounds as defined by Be Nice, it's not acceptable. That includes posts, comments, chat, and anywhere else you can post your own stuff.
Regarding inappropiate jokes in ...
Here are the per capita results (full data and sources listed below). Update: @Pang has produced a visualization: http://jsfiddle.net/T8m4s/embedded/result/ -- Snapshot here:
Note that California doesn't even make it onto the top 10 (it ranks at 13th place), and New York just barely makes cut for top 10.
Washington DC [8.2%]
Washington State [4.8%]
What is offensive and what isn't is kind of a grey area. In some chatrooms "coc*suck*r" isn't offensive but in others "shut up" is considered as rude. Now, coming back to your question, Yes using "t*ts" is offensive IMO.
I have no voice, no authority in that room. Apparently I need to
accept what the community decides is offensive in an extremely male
I'm one of the room owners of the room you had this experience in.
The SOCVR has a well established set of guidance to have a room that should be a safe haven for those users that either want to help in moderating or had their question moderated in an unexpected way and want to discuss that.
The room is lively for 24/7 and sees a lot of chatter during the ...
I think this entire thing is a storm out of a waterglass. There is a very clearly defined procedure for dealing with things you may find offensive, in a particular order:
Tell people to cut it (in a friendly way)
Thats the process. You've went through that and a mod determined the post was worth deleting, and had a conversation with the user ...
This is probably going to be a pretty long answer, so bear with me or just skip it if it seems too much.
First of all, let me start with what this issue is not.
This is not an issue about a user that flagged something they shouldn't have. Yep, the whole question may have started from a single case. Yes, it got a user confused enough that she had to post a ...
Using the data compiled by Ben Lee, I wrote a program to make this graph:
The two blobs at the bottom are AK and HI; the blob on the right is DC. I did it using this python program:
from PIL import Image
def floodfill(img, seed, color,state,n):
im = img.load()
work = [seed]
start_color = im[seed]
x, y = work....
Short disclaimer: While I was a part of the meta discussion that started this I was not in chat when the jokes about "tits" started, meaning I was no active part of the chat-discussion resulting of it.
Also, please excuse the lack of formatting and possible ambiguities (feel free to ask for clarification), I sort of wrote this in a rush.
Lastly, please ...