I Wish E P Would Stop the Censorship

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    Hate not being able to talk to people

    because I have "mature content" on my profile!
    Thecultofpersonality Thecultofpersonality
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    Freedom to Choose

    Censorship is a polite and nice way to say someone is going to tell you what you can say, hear, read and write.  It's control of others by someone else who determines what is allowed.  It is anti-freedom. To filter something is different, it puts the control in the...
    thefourthreich thefourthreich
    26-30, T
    1 Response Nov 27, 2008

    you shouldn't stop people from posting

    or view others' post if they are adult oriented. the only censorship there should be is if the user is underage
    Cross2015 Cross2015
    36-40, M
    Dec 28, 2015

    Just Make an "EP Jr." for the young at heart (and mind).

    All those asterisks; it's like some dogmatic fanatic has taken control !
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2009

    This is the second time EP has clutched its

    pearls and taken my picture down. . No part of my body that would be covered by a bathing suit is visible in this photo. . This is bullshit! . If you reported my avi photo to that old prisspot, EP Allie, I have just four words for you. Since I don't want to offend anyone, I will...
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    24 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    I am bummed that people

    who want to share an experience - which is the whole point of this website - of an adult nature has to walk on eggshells. I am sad that EP terminates accounts that they deem "offensive". For instance my friend caligirlsara, no longer here. She was fun, flirty, a little naughty...
    iwant2benude iwant2benude
    36-40, M
    Apr 2, 2015

    * A disease known is half cured.

    * A drowing man will catch at astraw. * If something moves and is green=Biology; If something smells bad=Chemistry; If something doesn't function=Physics
    be2u be2u
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2015

    What's the point of the little box I can check

    that flags the story as inappropriate for those under 18 if you're just going to take the story down as soon as I post it? What CAN I talk about?
    WanderingZK WanderingZK
    26-30, M
    Feb 12, 2015

    you can disable it. in your account setting

    under content filtering, you can disable censorship of adult content and profanity. now, you can't do much about them just deleting your posts other than censoring words yourself.
    submissiveboyy submissiveboyy
    18-21, T
    Jan 26, 2016

    I think ep censors are stupid especially

    for adults who mark their content as adult only. Someone else may be needing exactly what you are or needing to give someone what you are seeking. Quit the stupid censorship not everyone on ep is underage.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 26, 2015


    I dropped the dreaded f-bomb in a comment on my own question... And it got replaced with asterisks. Wow. >.< What's with the censorship?! Fkn annoying! (Guess I'll stick to "fkn" instead of the full word. Criminy!)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 9, 2012

    Long Live Mrs Woo:

    Mrs. Woo got the following from EP: EPArsineh says: March 3rd, 2009 at 02:22 PM Hello, Your account has offended many EP members.  Though we understand that this may not be your intention we ask that you post your entries in the form of blog posts instead of stories...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    23 Responses Mar 3, 2009

    Amazing, Stupid and Offensive

    Normally you'd think those words would describe the words they're censoring, right? But it serves absolutely no purpose. It's just annoying. You think that people who are under 18 don't know what the words hidden under the bunches of asterisks mean? And seriously, censoring words...
    Christabel Christabel
    18-21, F
    17 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    I Hate Censorship!

    The other day, in a story, I mentioned that my cat had urinated on himself, only I used the shorter, 4-letter word meaning the same thing. I mean, is that so bad?? I think censoring anything is bad, but censoring a word like that is just ridiculous.
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Feb 24, 2008

    they've done it again.

    more stupid sensorship.
    tom10532 tom10532
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    For The Creators Of This Group/experience...

    ARE YOU FRIGGING NUTS????????????? NO REALLY are you mentally stable? WHERE is your moral /ethical compass at? Or did you loose it?... You do realize that there are MINORS here on EP??? Kids as young as 13. So there MUST be strict guidelines and regulations for what is admissible...
    Lunadelobos Lunadelobos
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

    Too much censorship here on EP.

    I hate it when friends are inexplicably deleted. Can anyone explain how this works?
    jk1949 jk1949
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2015

    I realize there are younger kids here,

    but there are people my age who don't have a clue as to the suffering some of the youth go through. If we cannot express ourselves thoroughly, how are we supposed to feel better and change our situations? Story telling and details are important. I really like this app, but...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue
    22-25, F
    Jan 27, 2014
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    Hard Question to Real to Pi...

    Hard question to real to pick. I see EP as a place where I can write down what I am feeling, going through, etc. with out being judged.  You want to trust that all members would use common sense and be an adults and not to ruin it for everyone else. 
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 2, 2008

    I Wish Ep Would Respond To Request To Stop Censoring

    Since when is the word ***** profane and deserving of censorship?That's pronounced spurm, rhymes with squirm. I've read a number of stories including the phrase ***** count in reference to childless couples . What century are you living in EP ? Especially in the context of...
    eemu eemu
    41-45, F
    Jul 12, 2013

    its so annoying not being allowed share genuine

    experiences by the ep wolf. another one has just been gobbled
    tom10532 tom10532
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    This is an example of what happens

    if you write something that breaches the EP guidelines . As ridiculous as it sounds to the more mature readers . Or those with a more open mind about including the F word
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2014


    When I'm in a bad mood and need to get my feelings out, I don't want my words covered up to the point that the meaning is lost, and I don't want to have to stop, go back and censor myself so that it can be read. All the censoring does is annoy people and force them to be more...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2007

    Just had my profile pic removed,

    I wasn't naked I had u derwaer on.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    An Experiment

    *** **** **** **** **** 69 bastard **** suck **** ********** ************ ***** hmmm ... looks like they don't censor the mother page
    PnP PnP
    Jan 30, 2008

    Let's Stop The Censorship

    Let's stop the censorship,No need,If you don't wanna know,You don't have to look,But please,Let those who wanna know,Take a look!
    startinover1 startinover1
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2012

    time for the ep nannies to take a break,

    let the people speak their minds without restrictions,
    tom10532 tom10532
    51-55, M
    Dec 11, 2015


    I was reading a confession that someone wrote and the word s.e.x. was censored. Bothered me a little...
    Sioux Sioux
    1 Response Jun 16, 2008

    Just how the heck is a question about Billy

    Joel being Classic Rock or Adult Contemporary a censorship issue? Is Christine Brinkley on here and is offended that I give the piano man some exposure? Is there a rabid Billy Joel fan on EP that is offended that I personally don't think much about him except that I grew up...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014

    An Honest Question That Was Flagged!

    I asked an honest question just to get a response.I was curious.I asked "How many athiests still have a nagging feeling there is a Supreme Being?"I must have struck a cord with someone because my question was flagged.Maybe someone didnt like the question but there is no...
    irishknight1973 irishknight1973
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2009

    Totaly Censorship Now!!!!

    pegurly pegurly
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2013
    gingershuman gingershuman
    41-45, M
    Jul 24, 2014

    Members Should Decide

    i reckon that ep shold move them to another place +18 eg... not just take them off completly unless a member reports them as to be offensive and a personal attack and their complaint is well warranted some issues need to be debated and if someone dont like them ...well dont go...
    jinda jinda
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2008
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