So recently in the YYE chat room, some throwers were saying that it should be ok to use swear words if they want in the chat room if not the forums.
Many of us explained that we can’t have swearing here on YYE because there are younger kids here and we need to keep it clean. Also some parents might look to see what kind of things their kids are exposed to.
Some then stated that “Kids are going to be exposed to swearing and profanity in everyday life anyways, and parents who are concerned about it are being overly protective.”
Well me just say, yes it is true that in the world, kids, teens, adults everyone is constantly exposed to swearing and profanity and whatnot. Outside, inside, online, its everywhere. And kids of all ages will most likely be exposed to it often in their everyday lives.
But heres the thing, YYE both forum and chat, are meant to be a place where everyone can also get a break from all that.
Its like if someone was outside in the hot sun, constantly being hit by the suns harsh rays, they would want a break from that eventually right? And they would go into the shade. Nice refreshing shade.
YYE is like the shade to the violent Sun rays of the internet. A place where you can go and talk with like minded individuals about the things you like, free from the profanity you may be exposed to quite often.
And saying a parent is being overprotective if they are watching what their kids are looking at online making sure its clean? I am no parent ok, but I know that if I was, I would want my kids to have a place where they could go online free from anything bad, I would understand that they will most likely be exposed to some bad stuff outside, but I would be careful to see what kind of stuff they look at online and be highly appreciative of places like YYE who keep the place clean.
Now I know there are going to be some who still think swearing and profanity should still be allowed in the chat, but its not for you to decide, its Andre’s site and he can choose what’s allowed and not allowed. And if you have a problem with it, I hate to sound harsh, then you don’t have to be here.
Much thanks to Andre, and the Mods for keeping this place clean and tidy.
Keep it up!
Thanks for reading.