What “community standards” did this comment breach?#12

I had a pithy comment stripped out in the last couple of days. There was an agony aunt article (in the Guardian?!) about someone’s wife complaining about the fellow’s inability to maintain a perfect stiffy during normal intercourse.
My comment was to the effect that if the shoe had been on the other foot and the fellow was complaining that everything was heading south on his wife, the Guardianistas would have been calling for his castration. Comment deleted.
Other comments (as is often the case on the agony aunt page) were far more ribald. One going into lengthy graphic, pornographic even, detail about how the fellow should constantly switch between facial and conventional intercourse. This comment was allowed, despite several comments that it was going a little too far.
Well done Guardian is FREE. Good to see you’ve got your priorities balanced.


This comment was censored by the Guardian. Which of the well-publicised CiF “community standards” did it breach?

snapshot of where it was:


The commenter removed the general criticisms of journalists, as he believed that might have been the reason his comment was removed (though we must note the criticism were pithy but general, and did not specify Guardian journalists as a group or as individuals).


His revised comment was, however removed for a second time. Interestingly he notes there were other comments about the White Helmets and the US Peace Corps left to stand, and he wonders if it might be his observations about the good quality of Syrian health care that proved unwelcome?


  • Does it “misrepresent the Guardian and its journalists”?
  • Is it “persistent trolling or mindless…

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