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Introducing the Answers Obscenity Filter (do not open this post if you don't want to see curses) adult content

In response to your requests, we added an Obscenity Filter for Questions and Answers posted in this section of CafeMom. If you choose, you can "hide" the following common curses and slurs while browsing CafeMom Answers:
* Cunt
* Cock
* Dick
* Dickhead
* Motherfucker
* Fuck
* Motherfucker
* Fuck
* Fucking
* Fucker
* Nigger
* Asshole
* Whore
* Twat
* Shit
* Ass
* Bitch
* Slut
* Tits

Turn on your Obscenity Filter by going to your Answers Profile and clicking the On button in the Obscenity Filter box in the My Preferences section of the page.

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Cafe Meghan

Asked by Cafe Meghan at 11:53 AM on Jul. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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Answers (29)
  • LOL..I don't think I've ever seen so many "bad words" in one place before..hahaha just made me laugh :)

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 11:56 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • This is how the curses look filtered:
    Cafe Meghan

    Comment by Cafe Meghan (original poster) at 11:56 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • good..i'd rather read intelligent vocabulary anyday. thanks, CM!

    Answer by dullscissors at 11:58 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • When did tits become a curse word? I thought it was a body part.

    why isn't penis on this list then? Or cock?

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:59 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • How sad that as grown adults on an adult site, some of us get offended by words. Now I understand if some one was calling some one else one of these words but if I read something along the lines of "Fuck my tits hurt like a mother fucker!" Not only would I NOT be offended but I would laugh because all of us at some point or another just need to cruse!

    Answer by crazedaffe at 12:05 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • twat is a curse? bahahaha, funny!

    Answer by lu_n_libs_mama at 12:05 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Seriously??

    I totally agree with crazedaffe ...

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 12:08 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • The profanity filter was designed with moms who have young children near them while they are enjoying CafeMom in mind. While some of these words are not traditionally labeled as curses, they are words that we assume most moms don't want their children to read.

    Jademom07: We might be adding some man-part curse words to this list. Since we don't allow men on the site, we sometimes forget males exists. We wouldn't filter a word like "penis" though, just like we would not filter "vagina."
    Cafe Meghan

    Comment by Cafe Meghan (original poster) at 12:18 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • twat asshole and tits are on the list but not pecker or dick? lol! Male anatomy is OK.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 1:07 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Is it so hard to say to our children "Those words are only meant for adults to use." I remember knowing about cruse words but never using them because I wasn't an adult. And if I did use a cruse word my mouth was rinsed out with soap. And believe me, it was hard not to cruse while you are being raised by two sailors.

    Have we gotten so lazy in our parenting that we can't explain to a child that there are words they are not allowed to say, just like there are things they are not allowed to do?

    Answer by crazedaffe at 1:32 PM on Jul. 20, 2010

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