The people at Lego are slightly paranoid…

At Lego.com, people with perfectly innocent names like Massimo or Laetitia are considered perverts.

As soon as your chosen user name contains certain, shall we say ‘improper’, letter combinations Lego delicately points this out to you. And then forces you to choose a different user name.

It’s good to be careful. Just don’t be too careful.

And ahem, Lego… if you’re really that worried about your squeaky clean image, maybe you should pick a figure with a less suggestively crooked smile. Just sayin’.

Many thanks to Anthony Bosschem of Youreca, who put us on to this beauty.


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  • http://intuitionhq.com Jacob

    It’s so wrong, and yet so right.

    Honestly lego people, you think pointing out these words is the best way to approach this?

  • http://www.agconsult.be Els Aerts

    It’s quite sad, isn’t it?

    Also, I would think ponting out those words will just encourage some people to try to come up with incredibly rude usernames the Lego people haven’t thought of yet.

    Uh-oh, there goes my afternoon… :)