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Naming on song titles is censoring way too much

Discussion in 'Release 41 Feedback Forum' started by Viper_Poison, May 3, 2017.

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  1. Viper_Venom

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    It appears to me the naming of song titles is now using the same filter as character creation. This is complete censorship of art. I can understand filtering swear words, but this is completely ridiculous.

    For example, here are some words I can't put in my song titles; "Blackthorn", "British", "Sir" or "Duke". I'm pretty sure also "King" and "Lord".

    Some of these are very common words and need to be used in song titles. Please don't apply the same settings as character creation to an art form. I can't name my songs properly anymore.

    I don't understand what was wrong with the filter before. I wasn't trying to make swear words or anything so I don't even know, but this is not acceptable.

    Edit: Removed unnecessary complaining.
     
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    Agree, music and books must be excluded from the filter. It should only be for names (player, vendor, pets, etc).
     
  3. Viper_Venom

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    Definitely books also. These are very creative art forms. I'm sure this is just an oversight and I'm freaking out about nothing. It doesn't make sense to censor art like this. I don't see them listed specifically in the patch notes, but it doesn't list everything.
     
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    I know they will get to this eventually, but just in case... @DarkStarr @Attenwood is this a bug? If so, can this be moved to the appropriate subforum?
     
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    @Viper_Poison
    The present filter used for the song titles seems to be too aggressive when blocking out language.
    If there are specific words that you see blocked in song titles,
    please submit a bug report to the Music section of the bug forums for further review.
     
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    @Mischievous Dragon Thank you I did submit a bug report yesterday, but I only gave a few examples. I think it needs a separate filter. It seemed fine to me before. Are you saying I should choose each word to unblock?
     
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    @Viper_Poison For starters, just report blocked words which are annoying you personally. Delivering examples of full song titles with blocked words would be more effective for your report to be considered as a bug.
     
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    Possibly just adding a whitelist of words for the song titles would be enough to resolve the issue.
     
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    It should be using the same filter as chat. If it's not blocked in chat, it shouldn't be blocked on song titles or book titles. A profanity filter is all that is needed to keep the game all ages. There is no reason to infringe upon freedom of speech. These are art forms, not misrepresentations of characters.
     
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