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Another passing observation

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Another passing observation

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wtf?
So I belong to a community that exists for fanart. Some lovely things have been posted there by people I know, as well as a great deal of terrible stuff by people who are not familiar to me.
Someone posted today that they had done a piece of artwork that they rated as follows:
R/NC17 and NOT WORKSAFE!

And I find myself wondering how the hell something could be NC17 and remotely qualify as worksafe.
  • NC17 for profanity? I don't think many bosses would freak much about that. Or maybe for violence though that's more iffy.
    • NC17 is only explicit sexual content or explicit violence, though: profanity doesn't jump you into X/NC17 territory by itself.

      Think about it: how many times have you heard 'fuck!' in an r-rated film? How many times have you heard all of George Carlin's infamous Things you Can't Say on TV in something R-Rated?
      • Clerks (at first) had a NC17 for profanity - I can't remember if they edited it down or released it unrated. Pulp Fiction was threatened with it. In both cases it wasn't the words, but the disturbing nature of the words (profanity related to fucking a corpse/being raped by neo-nazis). I think a few others have been hit with it or forced to edit.
  • Well, if you work in a brothel...
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