Guide to Other Filters

Last edited by Mellochi, 14 June 2019 06:48:35 AM


Warning

This page includes descriptions of possible disturbing or triggering themes.




"Other"


This filter refers to characters or images which contain sensitive content not specified in the gore, body horror, nudity and sexual themes filter categories. The other filter is in addition to the rest of the filters.



Drug Use:


(Refers to the presence of, mention, or depicted use of drugs.)

Schedule I and II drugs (those that are illegal/have high abuse potential) must be filtered in any form. Includes: opioids, heroin, cocaine, oxys, acid, etc.
Pills of any sort must be filtered.
Alcohol, tobacco cigarettes, Marijuana, and vapor pens do not need to be filtered.

Self-Harm and Suicide-Related Topics:


Refers to self-harm scars or wounds (open self-harm injuries must also be filtered for gore). This includes other self-inflicted injuries. Other allusions to suicide (such as guns pointed to the head, depictions of hanging, suicide-related language or imagery and symbolism, etc) must also be filtered.

Common Phobias:


Refers to elements of character designs that may trigger certain common phobias not specifically related to gore or body horror require this filter.

- Holes or clusters of objects (trypophobia). Three or more eyes that are clustered together should also be filtered with body horror.
- Photo-realistic or photographed spiders (arachnophobia) and insects (entomophobia).
- Medical needles that are in use. (Trypanophobia).
- Vomit depicted in art or photos. (Emetophobia).

In addition, body wastes such as feces and urine, must be filtered.

Sensitive Content:


Refers to other, unspecified topics which are controversial or otherwise uncomfortable. Mentions of physical, mental, or sexual abuse fall into this category for filtering. Staff may remove characters, attacks, or other content that holds extreme cases of this category.

Hateful symbols are not allowed onsite at all, even with a filter.


Cheat Sheet:


Needs Filtering

Doesn’t Need Filtering

Needles in useNeedles not in use
All highly dangerous drugsAlcohol, marijuana, and vapor pens
Photo realistic bugs, including spidersCartoonish bugs and spiders
Cluster of multiple holes (trypophobia)
Mentions of all kinds of abuse