Profanity (Rules and Policies)
Obscene language, profanity, graphic sexual language, and gross sexual
innuendo are not allowed in any public forum. Discriminatory language
(racist, sexist, homophobic, etc) is not allowed anywhere at any time.
This includes slang/derogatory usage of words like "gay", as well as slang
use of the word "rape". Using "gay" as a synonym for bad or stupid is
forbidden on public channels/boards, as is using the word "rape" (and its
derivatives) as a synonym for destroy/beat/whatever.
Using special characters (*, $, etc), extra spaces, or intentional
typos to write an obscene word will still be seen as a violation of the
To prevent the situation of profanity being disguised in languages
which we cannot translate, we require English to be used in all public
The profanity and English-only rules apply everywhere except in tells
to friends and says/emotes in a private area (such as an Inn room) in the
presence of friends only.
Please refer to 'help comm policy' for much more detail on what is
allowed in public communications.