Inflammatory symbols as avatars

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thepea
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Re: Inflammatory symbols as avatars

Post by thepea » Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:24 am

TheNoBSBuddhist wrote: Perhaps the idiot some village is crying out for.
Yes, we know. ;)

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Ben
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Re: Inflammatory symbols as avatars

Post by Ben » Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:33 am

Mr Man wrote:
So anything goes as an avatar then?
Definitely not.
All activity on DW is subject to the TOS. I think most people have a pretty good idea of what is acceptable.

There have been some rare instances where a member was requested to replace their avatar with something more suitable.
If anyone has concerns about the appropriateness of another member's avatar then you are welcome to use the report function.
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Re: Inflammatory symbols as avatars

Post by alan » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:26 am

Calling attention to yourself by using overly large photos isn't against the rules, but it is annoying. People who want to be taken seriously should avoid doing stupid things like that. And no, the village does not need any idiots.

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Re: Inflammatory symbols as avatars

Post by tiltbillings » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:15 am

A good place to end this.

>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

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