Jagex's Chat-Watch Will Mute Your AccountImportant
Posted 10 June 2013 - 09:16 PM
HOWEVER, this system is muting accounts that speak offensive language in PRIVATE messages, in PRIVATE chat.
If you wish to see Mod Lyons explaination on this, please visit the reddit where his comments were posted;
Posted 10 June 2013 - 09:37 PM
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Posted 10 June 2013 - 09:45 PM
If only it were that simple imgur..
Not sure when this took effect, but just a few hours ago I was talking to my friend with what I assume would be labelled offensive language and nothing happened.
This is a huge push for third-party chat software, not all of which is safe. I would think the legitimate risks behind turning someone on to third-party software outweigh the abuse a foul player may dish out before getting banned via a report message.
Edited by spoonheb, 10 June 2013 - 09:49 PM.
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Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:11 PM
Not thought out at all. Pretty dumb in my opinion.
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Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:14 PM
Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:53 PM
^ From their update 2 years ago which allowed people to change the filter off
What's so wrong with that? It's pretty stupid to auto mute people for using language you personally disapprove of. We're not little kids who need to be told by our parents what to say on a god damn online game.
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Posted 10 June 2013 - 11:11 PM
They're trying to babysit us when we are more than capable of handling inappropriate players ourselves (ignore, report, etc..)
I cuss to my friends in P.Ms all the time and it's a two way thing, and it is not inappropriate to me at all.
Also, "damn" has never been blocked as long as I have played, which is surprising. Does that mean that's appropriate to say? To me that's at about the same tier as S***. Also "gay" has been blocked. Again, subjective and the controlling of the game is just ridiculous.
If you have a problem with the chat, you can turn it off, to Friends Only, Ignore, report, or even Quickchat worlds! This sensor IS BROKEN!
Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:00 AM
And it's not like it's something you're saying in Public. It's to a friend, who could be taking it lightly and you're just messing around with them.
It's like Jagex doesn't want us to continue playing this game anymore lmfao.
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:03 AM
The only message it sends to me is that I'll no longer be contacting my friends through RS PM.
Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:19 AM
Hope you read this Mat. Take note.
Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:20 AM
Killing all the patients to try and stop the disease is silly.
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:26 AM
On a serious note however, I think they have gone a little overboard. I agree that stopping RWT (which was meant to be done in an earlier system Mod Weath and a few others were working on) would be an excellent idea for this kind of thing but extending it into private chat'd offensive language is going a little to far. The option to turn of profanity filter was put in for a reason and this just contradicts part of that reason.
Edited by brian01001, 11 June 2013 - 08:30 AM.
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:56 AM
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 11:21 AM
LOL HIGH FIVE.
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 11:55 PM
Utterly ridiculous before you open the can of worms that already is partially open about how this incompetent company approaches many of their more trivial rules. I don't see how they could look at an aging, dwindling base and think "we should introduce more policies to treat them like children". Orwell wasn't writing manuals boys.
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