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That said, we have a rule that says the following:

You may not use your membership to:

1. Post, transmit or link to sexually explicit material.

After reading Joseph's story, I think it's reasonable, regardless of my personal preferences, to label it sexually explicit.
Because of that, it violates our rules, and I support its removal. Plain and simple.

Does everyone here at least acknowledge the possibility that Joseph's post may have violated our rules and that it may have well been a good decision to remove it?

not the rule as stated. the story was not "explicit", it was, as another poster mentioned, "suggestive"

the following rule, however, makes it clear

Is there anyone that considers it an impossibility that this was objectionable?

..if it's possible that anyone ,anywhere Might find something objectionable. it is.

a link to pretty much any newspaper article concernting the Presidents impeachment would have been a violation.

a mention of the title of a certain Dylan song would be a violation (i can't, of course, actually mention it... sufficient perhaps to say that (i'm told) in parts of Wales it's a phrase for (hoping one's allowed to say) a particular bit of anatomy)

that, apparently, is the rule: the "community standard" of the most repressed, prudish, unenlightened, out-of-touch, irritable individual on the planet.

i can live with that.
but i can understand how others might find such a standard astounding.

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