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  1. johnnyc418

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    how do you stop it from adding *** to curse words when you enter text by speaking?
     

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    ive nvr had this happen.
     
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    I've noticed this happening also. Is there any settings to disable this?
     
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    Also wondering same thing....
     
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    you cant, i believe i read an article almost a year ago that when saying curse words --they updated it so they dont get sued or what not in case someone says DUCK it doesnt say **** thus they censor it no matter if its intentional or not
     
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    In for an answer.
     
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    does anyone know how to adjust the settings
     
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    As far as I can tell this affects all andoid phones with voice to text.

    How Google's Nexus One censors cuss words | Technically Incorrect - CNET News

    There isn't an option to disable it, only ways of circumventing the filter.

    Twitter / Neil Gaiman: For the curious: swear int ...
     
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    no, the translation goes through google's servers so uncensoring would have to go through google. theres no way to fix it because google themselves has to enter all your curse words.
     
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    okay. thanks! I want to be able to text my friend and use voice to text to use curse words if needed. Is there any way to do that?
     
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    Try a dictionary app. A broader vocabulary will reduce the need for swear words.
     
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    wow thats weak!! My friend skates and i wanted to tell him not to eat s@!t.
     
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    Won't "Eat poop" do? LOL :D
     
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    I just got the droid global 2 on saturday and I found it. Go to settings voice input and output and voice recognition settings
     
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    While I agree that swearing in general is overdone and often vulgar, I do think this link has some sort of point.

    WARNING: NSFW. It is a youtube video. Shame on you for wasting your employer's time on youtube and AF. :p

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_osQvkeNRM

    I know, that is barely relevant. But I thought I would post anyway.

    -Nkk
     
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    Well that stinks. Now I'm thinking it would be nice to have an app creatively add swear words. Sometimes I just don't feel like coming up with a stream of words on my own, but feel the message deserves them.
     
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    you can always, type it.
     
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    settings> voice input & output> voice recognizer settings>
     
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    Gris has got it - I was just about to post the same thing.

    If you follow his breadcrumbs, you can turn off "Block offensive words" and turn down SafeSearch.
     
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    My phone recognizes my favorite word douchelord :) I never cussed into my phone before. It puts #### for my other 4 letter word favorites.
     
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    Here's a novel idea, how about just not using any swear words?

    Just a thought....
     
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    f**k that s**t!
     
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    one of my new years resolutions is to ease up on cussing haha

    I consider myself trilingual(English & Spanish and swearing ha)
     
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    for the few minutes that i had cm7 on my phone i was poking around the settings and there was an option in the voice input section that allowed you to control the filtering (strict moderate or none). I think it is a 2.3 thing and not a CM thing because it was not in the CM settings section. so you may not have to worry about this for much longer...
     

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