Announcement added 'asshole check' to new user registration form! (1 Viewer)

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Just a little FYI to the community, I've made a slight change to the requirements for new users that want to sign up for an account. Since we've had a handful of bigoted users come on lately that obviously did not read the rules or the intro PM or the intro email or the Guide to Using StP thread, I've decided to add an 'asshole check' to the registration form:

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Now, obviously, the purpose of this is not to cleverly trick assholes into being unable to complete their registration (because an asshole would just lie, and click the box), but more so to make it painfully clear that we don't want assholes here. Assholes are not welcome here and I hope this little speed bump in the registration process makes that a little bit clearer. Hell, maybe we'll even see a reduction in people posting bigoted bullshit and not have to ban folks quite so much? I certainly hope so!
 
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I'm worried some of the assholes might click the box without really reading the text. If the problem persists, I'd enlarge the text to fill the entire screen and add a few wrong boxes to check that say asshole things and get you banned.
 

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I'm worried some of the assholes might click the box without really reading the text. If the problem persists, I'd enlarge the text to fill the entire screen and add a few wrong boxes to check that say asshole things and get you banned.
MuthaFukin 'Asshole Captcha' !! 🤓
 

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This is a terrible policy. Another double-standard as I see it. I'm sure many of you would have no problem celebrating Thalmor traditions, while those of my people are deemed evil. "They" push to outlaw Talos worship as I write this. But I've had enough. I fight for the men I've held in my arms, dying on foreign soil! I fight for their wives and children, whose names I heard whispered in their last breath. I fight for we few who did come home, only to find our country full of strangers wearing familiar faces. I fight for my people impoverished to pay the debts of an Empire too weak to rule them, yet brands them criminals for wanting to rule themselves! I fight so that all the fighting I've already done hasn't been for nothing! I fight... because I must. And if that makes me an asshole, so be it!
How does a quote from Skyrim/Elder Scrolls have anything to do with this thread?
 

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Reeks of desperation, rather than an actual solution. Probably better off replacing a vague term like "asshole" with something more difficult, like: "Mark this checkbox if you support equal rights to all people including blacks, women, homosexuals, and illegal immigrants. This is required for participation in our community." :D
 
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Reeks of desperation, rather than an actual solution. Probably better off replacing a vague term like "asshole" with something more difficult, like: "Mark this checkbox if you support equal rights to all people including blacks, women, homosexuals, and illegal immigrants. This is required for participation in our community." :D
Based on this reply and most of the content you've posted, Id say you have a pretty poor sense of humor.
 

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Reeks of desperation, rather than an actual solution. Probably better off replacing a vague term like "asshole" with something more difficult, like: "Mark this checkbox if you support equal rights to all people including blacks, women, homosexuals, and illegal immigrants. This is required for participation in our community." :D
Reeks of racism, misogyny, homophobia and nationalism. Probably better off acknowledging this for what it obviously is; Trolling, not a sincere suggestion. I've been looking forward to banning you for a long time, I'm gonna pack your bags today bucko.
 

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