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[NSFS]
« on: August 17, 2012, 02:57:11 AM »

My school is starting in a little bit and we received an email telling us that our computers were going to start being monitored for inappropriate content. The forum does a very good job of making things kid friendly, but I have this nightmare that I'd be on the forum at school and click on an extremely inappropriate topic.  In addition to this I remember people saying that their parents read forum posts and they were worried they would see something bad.

I was thinking that if you are making a topic that's going to be inappropriate you could put some sort of abbreviation in the title.  For example [NSFS] which stands for "not safe for school".  I guess inappropriate topics would include things with a lot of swearing, sexual/drug related content.  Basically anything you wouldn't want to show your teacher.  :)

Maybe this is a really stupid idea, but I really want to be able to get on the forum at school and not worry about flushing my perfect record down the drain.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012, 12:05:01 PM »

Reenie approves!  ;D
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2012, 01:06:19 PM »

Great idea! :) approve!!!
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012, 01:20:23 AM »

Thanks!
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012, 03:51:01 AM »

*highfives*
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 03:02:20 AM »

That's a wonderful idea. maybe a button or something so that the title can still be normal, a small warning symbol on the side of the subject line? Its a great way to stay informed what is and isn't appropriate, without making the mistake of reading it too late, that way also, if parents are worried about the sites safety against profanity, it can easily be argued that they were given warning of the content of those posts and chose to enter of their own accord, which keep the website from getting into any trouble.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 10:26:57 AM »

Maybe the little exclamation point icon, like the one on this post.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2012, 03:52:09 AM »

Do what I did: find out a teacher's password and use their computer account.
The only thing, if it's not 'appropriate' for you to look at on your account, what difference does it make if you use the teacher account? I mean the school still monitors the teachers account and can still see the pages you visited soo it doesn't really matter--the school will know either way.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2012, 08:23:41 AM »

Do what I did: find out a teacher's password and use their computer account.
That works... or a glype/SOCKS proxy does too...

Anyways, you don't want your teacher to get... fired.



Also, I just had the greatest idea: How about not even make those topics? (Gasp! Is that even possible? Yes, folks it is.)
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2012, 11:09:35 AM »

Do what I did: find out a teacher's password and use their computer account.
That works... or a glype/SOCKS proxy does too...

Anyways, you don't want your teacher to get... fired.



Also, I just had the greatest idea: How about not even make those topics? (Gasp! Is that even possible? Yes, folks it is.)
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2012, 11:24:23 AM »

Do what I did: find out a teacher's password and use their computer account.
That works... or a glype/SOCKS proxy does too...

Anyways, you don't want your teacher to get... fired.



Also, I just had the greatest idea: How about not even make those topics? (Gasp! Is that even possible? Yes, folks it is.)
Actually I've had some teachers who I would really like to see get fired...
Hahahah.  Me too.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2012, 12:41:11 AM »

Do what I did: find out a teacher's password and use their computer account.
That works... or a glype/SOCKS proxy does too...

Anyways, you don't want your teacher to get... fired.



Also, I just had the greatest idea: How about not even make those topics? (Gasp! Is that even possible? Yes, folks it is.)
Actually I've had some teachers who I would really like to see get fired...
:D That's besides the point
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2012, 01:29:06 PM »

I agree, a symbol or indicator as such is important so as to keep forum members out of trouble.
My school uses a blocker to block certain sites (this isn't one of them) so I should be more or less safe.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2014, 11:02:46 PM »

This actually sounds like an excellent idea.
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Re: [NSFS]
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2014, 01:49:53 AM »

most of the stuff that people would consider not safe for work / not safe for school isn't stuff we should be posting on here anyway because wouldn't that be considered explicit 18+ content?  That really shouldn't be on a YA forum.
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