What is your definition of NSFW?

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Oct 18, 2011
  1. ShadowSoldier
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    Well? What do you think it is? Let me explain:

    I had a steamprofile sig like I do now, but only the avatar I had was of Eva Mendes. You know her, that chick with the mole who was in Hitch, 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Other Guys. Or if you still don't know her, she's an American movie actress. Here's a picture.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    While may not be for all, for some, she is a beautiful women. She did a modelling shoot, and I decided "hey, I find this picture attractive of her, I'll put that on steamprofile avatar :D". Couple days went by and I get a PM, "your sig has been removed". I won't say who for obvious reasons (not trying to start something with you here buddy, I'm just curious of peoples opinions on NSFW in general). I contacted the moderator and was told because some people found it offensive. I was confused as to why or what would make someone think it's offensive. It's a photoshoot picture. It's no different than kids seeing Britney Spears Toxic video on MTV, or Christina Aguilera's "Dirty" video.

    If you are curious as to what the picture was, here you go. Now remember, for some, this is somehow NSFW and offensive. But remember, she is a movie actress, and tons of actresses do shoots like this all the time.

    Possibly NSFW image

    So? What is your definition of NSFW and offensive?
     


  2. emigre

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    I'd say that's NSFW. It's not offensive unless you're a insanely sensitive but I wouldn't appreciate that type of signature if I'm browsing at work.
     
  3. Hells Malice

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    /was hoping for more nudity.
    That's not NSFW at all. She's got her back to the camera and you see more ass at the beach from most girls there.

    NSFW to me is more or less nudity. Or very close to it. But that picture isn't even borderline, far from it.

    I'd also call my loli/cuteness library NSFW simply because my boss or any coworker would be like "...the hell" if they saw a 19 year old guy browsing it.
    Though that's pretty gender-specific as to being NSFW. Unlike nudity, if a girl was looking at a library of loli pics...it'd be fine.


    EDIT: Though, I can't turn back time 7 years to see how i'd react if I was 12.
    This site has a LOT of incredibly young members. Hell i'm surprised this place isn't moderated like a disney forum.
     
  4. prowler

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    It's NSFW because if a boss/supervisor walks past, they would question it and question your job.

    That pretty much sums up NSFW.

    Edit: and there is other types of NSFW, like gore or something but that's more NSFL.
     
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    Ask your boss. Theirs is the only definition that matters.
     
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    I'll probably get a lot of facepalms for this but.....what's NSFW?
     
  7. Hells Malice

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    My boss wouldn't care.
    My friends boss would probably give him a promotion or something >_>;;

    I'm aware of what NSFW is, and that's not NSFW.

    Hell if that's NSFW, stay off the internet during work...because that picture is about .01/10 in terms of what the internet can deliver for NSFW.
    Pretty sure there's a few hentai-pose sigs and avatars still floating around the temp that I see. Aren't those NSFW too?
    There's some pretty creepy pics floatin' around. Wouldn't want my boss seein' those.
    Furry pics? Can't say I want my boss seein' those.
    I could go on and on with crap that's essentially on par with that picture that doesn't get censored for being "NSFW".


    EDIT:




    Not Safe For Wong

    Wong is an overly sensitive chinese dude that patrols the internet.




    Actually, it's not safe for work.
     
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  8. raulpica

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    I lol'd IRL. Well played, good sir, well played.
     
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    I've seen this question asked no less than three times this week.
    Have people really forgotten what Google is for?
     
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    Well, I don't see anything wrong with it, I guess it depends on the people... I guess you could say my sig isn't very 'decent' either but I've had it for around one year on this forum (for longer maybe on other forums) and in my case, I think anything besides nudity would be fine... Really dunno. *Saves the pic nonetheless* >3

    Edit: I find the wiki example of what's sfw and nstw funny. xP

    "The opposite, SFW (safe for work) is sometimes used when the context or the URL itself would otherwise indicate that something is NSFW; for example:
    http://www.example.com/pussy.jpg (SFW)
    might link to a picture of a cat (SFW), for example, rather than female genitalia (NSFW)."
     
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    well I'm at work and I viewed it, second image definitely NSFW but oh well :D

    fuckin hot.
     
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    It takes a lot to offend me.

    Things I'm offended by include, but are not limited to:
    2 girls 1 cup
    2 girls 1 finger
    1 guy 1 horse
    Final Fantasy XIII
    1 guy 1 cup
    child pornography
    authentic execution videos
    puppies being set on fire

    But if I were a boss in an office, I wouldn't be in the least bit offended by a pic of Eva Mendes' crack on someone's desktop wallpaper. But if a female employee came to me and told me that she found it offensive, I would have no choice but to tell the person to change it.
     
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    I always thought NSFW dealt with pron. But it stands for Not Safe For Work
     
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    NSFW

    Fully nude women and topless females without nips covered (it's moderate if covered and is rendered safe but borderline)

    Nude lolis (even covered with a modesty towel, snake, etc. on) and ones doing intercourse (including masterbation, lolis that are fully clothed are completely safe, ones in non-see though lingerie are borderline, even then I don't recommend viewing them at work at all)

    Gore for any purpose other than the news or other aspect of informational value that and murder except for historical, informational (for investigations) or educational value.

    Intercourse of any kind even masturbation

    Suicide videos (not offensive because it's the persons choice but never safe for work at all)

    Yosuga no Sora

    Aki-Sora

    OVAs of Kodomo no Jikan (especially the last OVA of Natsu), the TV version is borderline

    Most VN unless they are all ages versions initially (Clannad, Sister Princess, Ever 17) or is the all ages version of it (Mashiroiro Symphony Mutsu no Hana, Shukufuku no Campanella Portable) is NSFW and most aren't offensive save for Rapelay (If I was a boss I would allow some all ages VNs to be played but no 18+ ones)

    Most of everything by Tony Taka is NSFW except for a select few things (EX Shining Hearts) with nothing offensive.

    Most doujin games except Touhou (the games, art is heavily NSFW) and several others are NSFW or borderline, Mugen is NSFW.

    Queen's Gate is slightly NSFW how it got a D rating is anyones guess, To Heart 2 Dungeon Travellers is very close to being NSFW.

    Offensive

    Racial, ethnic, or other slurs and content including symbolism used outside of historical or cultural value (Ex Swastika isn't offensive in a certain cultural context in Asia). Things like Wolfenstein also fall into historical value due to the story, pretty much anything WWII using swastikas isn't offensive even if it's fiction but can be considered heavily NSFW.

    Child Porn

    Execution videos especially by terrorists and kidnappers, the only exception is if it has historical value (hanging of Saddam)

    Videos of people getting run over that isn't a Jackass stunt (voluntary) or for informational value, worse if no bystanders help.

    Rapelay

    Mai Chan's Daily Life

    Guro in general
     
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    NSFW is.... Not Safe for Work.

    It's anything (ANYTHING) that can get you into trouble at work for viewing, that is ALL that it means.
    That picture does NOT offend me, but it DOES qualify as NSFW. If I looked up that picture while at work and a boss came in and saw it, I'd be in big trouble.

    Seriously, how is that confusing at all? If what you are viewing can get you into ANY trouble at work, it's NSFW or "Not Safe For Work".
    This also means NSFW =/= what you find offensive, they are very different topics.
     
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    Made me lol.
     
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    I guess anything explicit....
     
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    Well played, sir.

    I consider NSFW anything that falls within these parameters:
    -Nudity
    -Gore
    -Offensive content (ie: 2 Girls 1 Cup and beyond)
    -Scantily clad women (underwear shoots, for example)
    -Anything that could be interpreted as an erotic image by either sex

    That covers all of your general bases of NSFW land.
     
  19. ShadowSoldier
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    Because not all bosses and work sites are the same. Read next time? :/
     
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    The term is used on websites for the strictest bosses that exist, because people do have them. It's a precautionary thing, to make sure that absolutely no one will get in trouble for viewing something marked NSFW.
     

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