Question to the mods/staff: What's up with the racism here?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by CooksRome, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. CooksRome

    CooksRome Well-Known Member

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    I apologize if I'm posting this in the wrong section, so mods, feel free to move/delete if suitable. I also know I will probably get trolled by members, which is fine, but this is more of a question toward the folks who run this site.

    Ever since I've joined this site, I've seen a bunch of racist comments - the majority of them in the Stern forum particularly, and maybe I've noticed them there the most since that's the area of the forum I frequent the most. A lot of them are directed towards blacks, especially.

    When I first started seeing them, I noticed they were being made by people with fancy "VIP" or "GOLD" member tags, which kind of gave me the feeling that this type of behavior is welcomed/tolerated/expected here.

    I understand that the owner/s of this site wants there to be a sense of free speech and not being afraid to bite your tongue, but at what point does some of the racism go too far?

    I mean, I get that there are jokes, and some people just like to be witty and charming, but then there are posts I see that just scream racism.

    I remember seeing a thread here in the bar made by @dawg - I believe it was titled "Is dawgshed important to you" or something close that - where he stated he wanted this site to be open to all and that he didn't want potential members to be ran off or scared away because of members who were toxic. Is this something you'd want to be seen by a potential new member that could contribute to the site?

    At times, I get the sense that being racist on this site is almost the status quo.

    So to the staff/mods, why is this tolerated?
     
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  2. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    Up yours, n word
     
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  3. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Shut the fuck up, dick-slurping faggot. If you don't like it get the fuck out. :hw:
     
  4. Sleep

    Sleep I Only Drink Caucasian Water DawgShed News

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    Who the fuck is this goddamn honkey cracker son of a bitch?
     
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  5. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    you raise valid points, faggit. enough with the hate.
     
  6. Harambe Burrito

    Harambe Burrito Intelligent, average dick size and sensational Gold

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    Zhut ze vock up, neeger.
     
  7. HaroldJackson

    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

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    so much hate
     
  8. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Look at this idiot.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    You are correct though, the Stern forum is full of racist morons.
     
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  10. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    White people problems :rolleyes:
     
  11. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Check your privilege.
     
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    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    You ape aids riddled pollywog :lol:
     
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  13. LonghornJ

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    Op has teh Ebola
     
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    They've tried but as Dawg has pointed out he'd have to ban virtually everyone here if he banned for racism. It's a creepy obsession with some people.
     
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  15. CooksRome

    CooksRome Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with a joke, but some of the stuff I see is vile. I bring this up because like I said in my OP, dawg stated he wanted the site open to everyone, but with some of the shit I see, I don't think that's the case :snicker:

    Another member once said to me "You don't get this site do you". Maybe I don't...

    I've seen some cool posters here, though.
     
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    :oops:
     
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    Look, if you want to stamp out racism, make the shitheads out there clean up their act
     
  18. Gitfiddle

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    I'm a founding member of Chimp Out. Please go there for real racism.
     
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