Skip to comments.Nick Jr. Blocks Christmas
Posted on 12/16/2008 11:47:50 AM PST by bloodmeridian
My son was playing on Nick Jr.'s Free Draw making a Christmas tree and when he went to write 'merry Christmas' The program would not allow him to type the word Christmas on his drawing. The error message was "Word Blocked" (also blocked where the words and phrases: Savior, Pope, Blessed virgin Mary, St. Nick, Hark the herald angels sing, Silent night, Away in the manger, no crib for his head, and even 'Obama is the AntiChrist', but I think it was because of the word Christ, not Obama, because I was able to write his name alone.)
I was able to type in muhammed, Hanukkah, Eid and Kwanzaa and anything pagan like Yule, Beltaine, Samhain etc. So it seems that only the Christian celebration of this season is unacceptable. I quickly sent emails to Nick Jr. and Viacom Inc. which owns the brand as well as TV Land, Paramount Pictures, CMT and many others.
(Excerpt) Read more at tree-in-the-sea.blogspot.com ...
Just did it and it is true.
The author posted this link to contact Viacom:
Can someone post the exact URL and location of this Application (step by step access information) so we can confirm the story. If true, this is BIG, really BIG.
See my screen print I just did it about 30 seconds ago.
It’s written in a blog so it must be true.
I think I found it: http://www.nickjr.com/games/nick-jr-free-draw.jhtml
Try “Happy Chanuka.”
(Just curious if they hate Jews, too.)
What’s the link to “Free Draw”?
Nope, Happy Chanuka is allowed too
I have the game open on my desktop now.
Give me some more and I’ll check.
The words God and Jesus are also blocked.
How did you get the Type option? My version only shows the brush option and no way to enter words.
Click on the toolbox on the bottom of the box and click on tools. There will all sorts of options for types of brushes and crayons. Click on the “A” and that gives the text tool.
I am amazed by this....
I misspelled “Christ” reversing the ‘i’ and ‘r’. It was allowed.
Obama was allowed too.
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